Startup Saturday Delhi turns 100! It is one of the biggest startup events to take place every month for last 99 months in Delhi. Every edition of Startup Saturday explores various topics that help an Entrepreneur in the various challenges that he/she is facing with respect to his startup.
SS100- the Centennial Startup Saturday marks the century of beautiful journey of this initiative.
The 100th edition puts together a brilliant panel discussion with startup veterans, and keynotes from one of the biggest names in the ecosystem.
The event will bring together 25+ speakers from the cadre of marquee investors, serial entrepreneurs and domain experts from diverse backgrounds to share their views and opinions.
There are various initiaves that we have planned like Kickstart where we are inviting applications from all across India for pitching their idea to a group of 10 to 15 of the biggest investors. Apply here @ http://bit.ly/kickstartdel
Kickstart is an initiative by Headstart Network foundation where startups pitch their ideas to a panel of judges and battle it out to show that they're the best of the best. After inviting applications, the startups are shortlisted to the final round after careful scrutiny. On the day of the event, the startups battle it out in a fiery closed door pitch session in front of a jury. The day ends with networking and the announcement of the winners.
The jury will consist of 10 to 15 of the biggest investors of India. Mr Arpit Agarwal, Blume Ventures, Mr Girish Shivani, Yournest Angel Fund, Mr Anirudh Suri, India Internet Fund and Mr Shailesh Vikram Singh, Seedfund are already on board.
Book your slots here:
Introductions & Welcome Note
Keynote Speaker Address
Panel 1: Show me the Money: How to get a VC’s attention?
Panelists: Mr Vikram Upadhya, GHV Accelerator, Mr Aloke Bajpai, Ixigo, Mr Arpit Agarwal, Blume Ventures, Mr Amit Ranjan, Founder, Slideshare
Fireside Chat on Learnings during the entrepreneurial Journey
Standup Comedy by Amar Vani
Panel 2: Hook up with the right accelerator: Steps in seeking out & Applying to an Accelerator.
Panelist: Mr Aditya Dev Sood, Startup Tunnel, Mr Varun Chawla, Founder, 91 Springboard, Mr Miten Mehta, Founder, Spinta Global Accelerator
Networking over Snacks
VP, Corporate Development, Times Internet
Miten is focused on growing Times Internet via investments, acquisitions, and strategic partnerships. He is currently an adviser to growing startups like Haptik and DataWeaver
Dr. Aditya Dev Sood
Chief Mentor, Startup Tunnel
At Startup Tunnel he is involved in discovering startup teams, engaging their propositions, mentoring them to early rounds and putting them in touch with early investors. Prior to this he graduated from University of Michigan and dis his PhD from University of Chicago.
Chief Mentor and Accelerator Evangelist, GHV Accelerator
Vikram has diversified experience from Japanese Projects Offshoring to Global Corporate Strategy and New Ventures Turnaround, specialized for the Japan-India Cross Border Business execution.
His expertise lies in Go-to-market strategy and in building a winning team.
Principal, Blume Ventures
Arpit works as a Principal at Blume Ventures and was earlier responsible for the the magic at TLabs startup accelerator, part of Times Internet. An NIT Trichy and IIT Bombay alumnus, Arpit was involved in co-founding Headstart Network way back in 2008.
Executive Director, Yournest Angel Fund
Girish is an Angel Investor and Business intelligence evangelist with over 19 yrs of diverse experience in IT consulting, Telecom, Media and Financial Services.
Founding Partner, India Internet Fund
India Internet Fund is an early stage venture capital fund focused on early stage internet/mobile start-ups in and out of India. Prior to this Anirudh was a Co-founder with Mckinsey, New york and later co-founded Findable.
Shailesh Vikram Singh
Executive Director, Seedfund
Investment manager with SeedFund (SeedFund.in) - an early stage Venture Capital fund with investments across sectors like Mobile, E-commerce, full stack software companies, Travel, Digital Media & Healthcare.
Co-founder, 91 Springboard
A graduate of Cornell, Varun has 5+ years of Equity Research experience with Goldman Sachs in the U.S. & India. Previously, he founded myguesthouse.com that was later acquired by Make My Trip. He is also an ambassador to the ‘World Startup Report’ and is a founding faculty member of the Adianta school for Leadership & Innovation.
Spinta Global Accelerator
Introducing our fifth speaker for Centennial Startup Saturday, Miten Mehta, Co-founder, Spinta Global Accelerator
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Spinta Global Accelerator, HQ out of Fremont, CA, that delivers ‘Silicon Valley Co-Acceleration Model’ for fast growth companies in verticals of HealthTech, EdTech, FinTech, & HighTech segments, to bring their innovations faster to the market. He has co-founded four successful start-ups, has been an investor/advisor in many others.