A buzzword amongst startups across the globe, the term ‘Growth Hacking’ was first coined by entrepreneur-investor Sean Ellis, and refers to innovative ways of marketing and product development with the objective of rapidly growing a business. Growth hackers are marketers, engineers and product managers that employ various techniques such as search engine optimization, social media campaigns website analytics, content marketing and A/B testing, with the goal of accelerating growth.
After the June edition on ‘Fintech’, Startup Saturday Bangalore is here again, exploring the theme ‘All About Growth Hacking’. Featuring insightful talks by experienced entrepreneurs/growth hackers and demos by interesting early-stage startups, the July edition of Startup Saturday Bangalore will provide you with an opportunity to learn from industry experts and share your ideas with other like-minded individuals. So, go ahead and block your calendar for Startup Saturday Bangalore on 9th July.
Registration & Networking
Introduction to Startup Saturday
All About Growth Hacking
Subhendu Kumar Panigrahi, Co-Founder at Venturesity
Ravi Trivedi, Founder, PushEngage and Founder & Managing Partner, Srijan Capital
Kartik Sharma, Co-Founder Zuplr
Coffee Break & Networking
Hatim Baheranwala, Founder, Truss
Navaneetha Krishnan J, Co-founder, Voonik
Lijo Isac, AVP - Growth & Digital Marketing, Practo
Kaushal Thakkar, Sr. Digital Marketing Mgr, Myntrra
Abhash Kumar, Growth at YourStory Media
Ujjwal Trivedi, City Lead, Bangalore, Headstart Network
AVP, Growth & Digital Marketing, Practo
.AVP, Growth & Digital Marketing, Practo
Subhendu Panigrahi has worked with startups in California and Bangalore. Before co-founding Venturesity, he worked in a RFID startup based out of LA, California. Known as chalta firta or perambulating LinkedIn, Subhendu is an active community leader of Bangalore Startup ecosystem. He leads India's largest online startups community called Bangalore Startups. Subhendu holds bachelors and masters degree from IIT. Kharagpur where he was leading a team of 50 students at the institute’s Entrepreneurship Cell. He leads Venturesity’s product and growth efforts on a day to day basis and has helped build the business and team.
Subhendu believes in contributing to society through creating opportunities for people through entrepreneurship.
Sr. Digital Marketing Manager, Myntra
Kaushal Thakkar heads non-paid web initiatives at Myntra. He has been practicing Growth hacking even before the term was coined in 2010. Over the last many years he has helped several organisations to increase their non-paid revenue and traffic by manifolds. Growth hacking & conversion optimisation comes naturally to him since he has worn multiple hats of engineer, product manager, digital marketer & entrepreneur.
Navaneetha Krishnan J
Navaneetha Krishnan Co-Founder and CTO, Voonik has been very enthusiastically spearheading the IT department of the company right from its inception. With over a decade’s experience in Information Technology, he can be acknowledged as a technology veteran. Over the years he has setup technology platforms of many successful startups. His experience combined with his farsightedness, helps him judiciously handle the prerequisites of a nascent company and create highly differentiated tech products.
Navaneetha started his career as a garage stage employee at Zoho. After a commendable tenure at Zoho, he moved on to explore his skills further and joined Aryaka India as their first engineer. Furthering his work experience, he joined Fresh Desk, where he was van-guarding the API and Integrations. He architected and developed Manage Engine OpManager (multimillion dollar product) from scratch. He also architected and developed Aryaka's Network Management and Monitoring platform from the start. These have been a few significant milestones in his career.
Navaneetha holds a Bachelor’s degree in BE Computer Science from Mepco Schlenk Engineering College. Besides technology, he is also a sports fanatic and loves playing Tennis. He envisions transforming Voonik into a top fashion company online.
Growth at YourStory Media
Social Media Marketing | Digital Marketing | Growth at YourStory Media
Ravi Trivedi is the founder of PushEngage.com, a platform for browser push notifications. Earlier he founded CouponRani.com, a top coupon site in India with over 1M unique visits. He also run online business in the US. He is a digital marketer, and a growth hacker who is bootstrapping his second startup.
He also is an angel investor and has made 7 investments in digital startups like Explara, TookiTaki, Mechmocha, Venturesity, Collatebox and Koove.