About Investothon

The economic superpowers of the world have declared a double dip recession to be a foregone conclusion. But amidst all the forecast of turbulence, India remains steadfast and strong. On the occasion of the India Investor day, CNBC-TV18 and NSE together initiated the largest most exciting investor support movement the nation has seen - The INVESTOTHON - a symbolic run for India, for its economy and most importantly for its citizens who are building and living the India Story every day.

With an aim to create awareness of financial education, the Investothon is an initiative created to support and consolidate investor confidence, bringing together India's biggest and more revered wealth creators on a common platform.

The first ever Investothon was held in Mumbai on 27th March 2011 at the Bandra Worli Sealink - a symbol of the new India where more than 2000 Corporates and retail investors participated. Attended by CEO's of Top Investment Banks, members of Brokerage Firms, Mutual funds, employees of Insurance Companies, Retail Investors, Corporates, Investor associations, Municipal and Police officials the Investothon has completed 11 editions in 9 cities across India like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Indore, Bhubaneswar, Kochi and Rajkot encouraging more than 50000 participants live the India dream.

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NSE takes a number of initiatives to reach out to investors in different parts of the country. The investor run is aimed at strengthening NSE's efforts to grow the investor base, by joining hands with Members and market participants, to sensitise investors about safe investing and opportunities available in the markets.

- Mrs. Chitra Ramkrishna, MD- NSE

CNBC-TV18 serves as one of the most trusted mediums to guide Indian investors make the right choices. We do this by providing a platform for a variety of opinion and analysis. Through 'Investothon 2014' and our partnership with NSE, we would like to spread the message of investor empowerment and strengthen their confidence.

- Mr.Senthil Chengalvarayan, President & Group Editorial Director TV18 Business Media

Its very good initiative organized by National Stock Exchange & CNBC-TV18. Nowadays, Peoples are running behind money only and forgetting about their health cycle. So my request you to people to take care of your wealth as well as health. As we know Health is Wealth. Behalf half of Pune I'm congratulating National Stock Exchange & CNBC-TV18 and all the best for their future initiatives.

- Mrs. Chanchala Kodre, Hon'ble Mayor of Pune

Pune is emerging as a prominent city for various industries especially IT, auto and manufacturing companies. Pune has the seventh largest metropolitan economy and the sixth highest per capita income in the country. Due to various universities and educational institutes, Pune is also youth centric, making it an important destination for us to spread awareness and promote safe investing.

- Mr. Ravi Varanasi, Chief Business Development, NSE

Basically If you are healthy you can make wealth, that is why it's very important to stay healthy to grow your health & enjoy wealth. Investothon I such an activity which keep you healthy

- Mr. A B Ravi, Editor, Special Projects- CNBC-TV18

This is wonderful concept, as all people are concentrating on making money, whereas nothing can be bigger than health and this concept combine both health with wealth.

- Mr. Alok Joshi, Executive Editor, CNBC Awaaz

Our favourite holding period is forever

- Warren Buffet

It is less important, I believe, where you start. It is more important how and what you learn. If the quality of the learning is high, the development gradient is steep.

- Narayan Murthy

Price is what you pay, value is what you get.

- Warren Buffet

It matters greatly whether one believes in ability as inherent or that can be developed. A growth mind-set, leads to a tendency to embrace challenges, to learn from criticism and such people reach ever high levels of achievement.

- Narayan Murthy

Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing.

- Warren Buffet

Give the youth a proper environment. Motivate them. Extend them the support they need. Each on them has infinite source of energy. They will deliver.

- Dhirubhai Ambani

Whether we're talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down.

- Warren Buffet

It is difficult to train for a marathon; but it is even more difficult to not be able to train for a marathon.

- Dhirubhai Ambani

We don't get paid for activity, just for being right. As to how long we'll wait, we'll wait indefinitely.

- Warren Buffet

Money is like manure. It stinks when you pile it; it grows when you spread it.

- JRD TATA

It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.

- Warren Buffet

I never had any interest in making money. None of my decisions were influenced by whether it would bring me money or wealth.

- JRD TATA

Rule No. 1: Never lose money. Rule No 2: Never forget rule No. 1.

- Warren Buffet

Microsoft is not about greed. Its about innovation and fairness.

- Bill Gates

Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we've done something wonderful, that's what matters to me.

- Steve Jobs

Until we are educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.

- Bill Gates