Of late, there have been lots of reports about food startups shutting shop or scaling down operations. However, this has not deterred aspiring entrepreneurs from venturing into the food space and starting something different.
So we at Headstart decided to focus on Food Startups as our theme for the months of June and July. We will endeavor to cover everything from idea development to menu designing and development, scaling up operations, incorporating technology in your product and service offerings and branding and marketing.
NOTE: As per the venue guidelines, men in shorts/three-fourths and women in short dresses (above knee length) will not be allowed.
DOORS WILL BE CLOSED BY 3:00 PM. WE WILL NOT ALLOW WALK-INS POST 3:00 PM. PLEASE ENSURE YOU REACH THE VENUE BY 2:00 PM.
Participation fees of Rs. 200/- will be collected at the venue - (Seats will be provided on first come first serve basis)
Registration and Audience Introductions
Gurmeet Kochhar - Founder, Spicebox
Lightning Pitch - Spoina
Lightning Pitch - Fillum
Rohan Mangalorkar - Owner, Pack-a-Pav
Harshal Shroff - Owner, This Corn
Founder - Spicebox, Co-founder - Oye Kiddan, Co-founder - The Bohri Kitchen
A postgraduate in Economics, Gurmeet had put in six years of his life with financial sector organizations like Edelweiss Capital and Standard Chartered Bank before starting Spicebox.
SpiceBox! Food Services is an initiative to provide the best quality, home style food to offices & individuals across Mumbai. It is a revolutionary, e-business venture which allows residents of Mumbai to browse, order and pay for their meals online through the website: www.spicebox.in
Owner of Pack-a-Pav
Chef Rohan Mangalorkar is an ardent foodie and the co-founder of the popular e-commerce website Propshop24.in. His brainchild, Pack-a-Pav, is an innovative food-venture which serves unique pav-based dishes with a delicious twist. Chef Rohan believes that a bun has endless possibilities, which he intends to explore through Pack-a-Pav. He loves to experiment with quick and easy recipes that involve bread, meat, and inventive condiments.
Owner - This Corn
A digital native.Entrepreneur. Believer in disruptions. Pattern finder. Learning to connect the dots.
With spoina.com, we are trying to provide personal stylist services online. Every time a user comes to our portal, they have to go through a registration process where we understand user’s lifestyle and size preferences. Accordingly, a personal stylist is assigned to the user. The personal stylist’s job is to update user’s profiles with looks every week. The user has the option of buying those looks.
Fillum is an online film viewing/monetisation/interaction platform, which focusses on decentralisation in online film distribution. The core concept and revenue model on which it is based does not really exist even globally when it comes to movies, and its focus is on how to maximise revenue generation through online distribution of films. The product is in it's final phases, and it's going to be launched in August end.