Mentorship Programme

At Headstart Network we have partnered with Helm of Eight, Her Ace Venture Evangelist, HenIndia (Her Entrepreneurial Network), Thetalk.in, and CWE - Catalyst for Women Entrepreneurship for Startup Grind's #SGWomen 2020 campaign.

As a monthly ongoing activity, we are launching a Mentorship Programme with the Startup Ecosystem Partners for budding and aspiring female entrepreneurs. The goal of this program is to provide women entrepreneurs the required support and guidance that they seek for making their startup journey successful.

Featuring a multigenerational mix of mentors at the top of their games to provide a diverse set of offerings. Be it Finance, Operations, Strategy, Business Development, Fundraising, Health, Sustainable Fashion, etc. - we got you covered.

Benefits:

  • 1 to 1 mentorship
  • Group mentorship
  • Networking events
  • Peer forum and much more...


Apply to be mentored or as a mentor in a #payitforward model by 14th August, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

MENTEES - https://lnkd.in/esVmmW8
MENTORS- https://lnkd.in/eZk4Tet

Agenda

Parul Malik

Mentor

Celebrate Life

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An entrepreneur in the wellness space Parul has been practicing counseling and coaching for the last 25 years. She is passionate about working with Women Entrepreneurs, working women, teenagers, Young adults, individuals needing hand-holding for life skills, who in her view possess an equal amount of confusion and passion, self-doubt, and potential. Parul is a certified Counselor, Life Skills Coach, Pranic Healer, and an Energy Healer through Access Bars. A postgraduate in Social Work, Parul has Diploma in Life Skills and Diploma in Counseling.

Nitin Garg

Mentor

Brown Leaf Ventures

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Engineering and Management graduate with vast experience in corporate and entrepreneurship. Having practical experience in running and growing various businesses. He is the founder of Brown Leaf Ventures and is passionate about giving back and social causes for the environment.

Piyali Dasgupta Satish

Mentor

Creativity Architect

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Piyali consults CSOs, CSR foundations, Social Enterprises, Startups, NGOs and Incubation/Accelerator centers (2008 - Present) with advisory support, strategy, campaign design for social causes, volunteer training, partnership strategy, knowledge output, research and strategy, content and curriculum development measurement and assessment to achieve higher impact, traction and recall value. She is an Advisor to Mash Project and We Rise both are youth-led social enterprises. Her clients include - We Hub Government of Telangana, Joint Forest Management Committee, Banka (Bihar), Technoserve India Foundation, Unltd India and Chrome Pictures, etc.



Sonia Chatterjee

Mentor

Pacific IT Consulting

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A leader in Staffing, Specialist in Recruiting and Business Development, 12+ years of experience. Game Changer in staffing, her objective in life to help underprivileged children.

Sruthi Murali

Mentor

MindHub Digital

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Entrepreneurship and Business Development are areas that interest Sruthi. She loves planning the initial little things or fixing bottle-necks and moving forward. She has previous experience working with Cognizant and mental health startups in India. Sruthi currently heads MindHub Digital

Dhanpat Raj Dhariwal

Mentor

Vision 2025 - Outlook Change

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Served corporates for nearly 40 years. He has been a CEO for businesses for about 20 years. He completed his Masters in engineering from IIT Delhi.



Prateek Jain

Mentor

AIC NMIMS Incubation Centre

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A competent professional with rich knowledge & experience into Startup Ecosystem. Selected for Mentor of Change by Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, Govt. of India. He actively mentors Startups in terms of Marketing, GTM Strategies, Pitch Deck Best Practices & Fundraising. He is an MBA (PGDM) graduate in Marketing and Systems from SDM Institute for Management Development, Mysuru and Shanghai University, China. He also holds B. E. (Computer Science) from RGPV, Bhopal.

Anjan Gupta

Mentor

Morgan Stanley

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Anjan is a seasoned Management and Finance professional with 15 years of experience into PE/VC, Deal Structuring, Equity Research and Institutional Sales. He is currently co-heading the Global Markets Cash Equities vertical at Morgan Stanley. He has been associated with startups for over 7 years guiding and mentoring on entrepreneurship, go-to-market strategies, growth strategies and fund raising. He is sector agnostic and has mentored startups across stages and sectors such as Offline-to-Online, HyperLocal, Education, Healthcare, Real Estate, Food & Beverages, Social sector to name a few.

Shilpa Kulshreshtha

Mentor

Scintillate Coaching & Consulting

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Shilpa is a career strategist, coach, bestselling author and a public speaker.



Sujeet Katiyar

Mentor

Videocon Industries

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Primary Domain expertise in Healthcare, eHealth, mHealth, EMR/EHR, Preventive Healthcare, Wellness. Secondary domain expertise in eLearning, Education, Medico-Legal, Indian System of Medicine, eCommerce, CSR etc. Sujeet has a thorough understanding of Indian Healthcare System & Indian System of Medicine as majority work done for Indian clients ranging from Corporate Hospitals to medium & small size hospitals & chain clinics, Government of India’s healthcare establishments including AYUSH, various state Governments etc. He has worked with number of hospitals and healthcare establishments Overseas e.g. US-based chain of clinics, India based well-known homeopathy chain clinic, UK based chain of colleges, ISO-certified hospitals, virtual clinic solution, and telemedicine solutions etc.

Vikas Dhar

Mentor

Hoorayy

Linkedin

A mobile application developer turned entrepreneur, worked with companies like Sapient , G4S etc - working on product development - built a product from scratch in multiple technology domains.

Prasoon Agrawal

Mentor

Her Ace Venture Evangelist

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10+ yrs of Experience building/optimizing products & services with successful startups (IndiaMart, RedBus, TheMediaAnt) & Accenture. He has co-founded (FirstRide, Sedna Labs, Ikreta-Velociti, DrWheelz) in India, Singapore & Kuwait. He has consulted companies in Strategy, Products, Technology, Finance, Marketing & Sales improving their revenues.



Harish Chandra

Mentor

Uplist

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Technology leader with 12 years of CTO / CPO experience with Banking, Media, Digital, Financial. He has worked with Reliance Jio (Cons), HT Media, Guavas, IndiaMart.com, DE Shaw (Hedge Fund), Sun(Oracle), CSC, and various Start-up (conserver), OAT, OptionTown, Eko, etc).

Miten Mehta

Mentor

Insider

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A customer-centric, revenue-focused, results-driven, compassionate business leader with a strong bias for action and outcomes. He brings over 25 years of technology experience in global alliance network, partner ecosystem, channel sales & GTM, account management & growth, customer & partner relationship, business development, community engagement, product innovation, program & project management and solution evangelist. Miten is deeply passionate about building digital-tech business and scaling it globally leveraging partner ecosystem and distribution network to reduce CAC and churn, expand margins and increase ACV & ARR. He brings deep domain expertise in digital and SaaS business and has developed a 3P flywheel growth model of - People, Products, and Partnerships, with customers in the center.

Jheal Shah

Mentor

The Stylease

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An undergrad in Biology with a specialisation in Molecular Genetics from the University of Warwick followed by an AAS degree from Parsons in New York in Fashion Marketing. She started her first company at 18 in event management. She currently leads her fashion company The Stylease



Anveshika Sharma

Mentor

Edupreneur

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An investment enthusiast, with a strong focus on identifying the best investment opportunities for Funds, by performing the deal evaluation, due diligence, competitive analysis, and financial & business plan analysis. She has experience in determining optimal investment structure, and managing Term Sheets & Shareholders’ Agreement. Anveshika has evaluated more than 1000 companies so far and helped in investment in 20+ companies across various sectors. She has also mentored founders with Business Plans & Pitch Decks, and also in the process of creating a curriculum on how to raise funds.

Sanjana Thakkar

Mentor

DigiSeniors

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Passionate marketer of the past(20 yrs plus) now keen to create impact in the social sector. Recently completed a business excellence program from Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley(2018). She is running her social initiative DIGIseniors- simplify technology for 55yrs+! - a cause she is passionate about. In the COVID times have co-founded thehelpcentre.org a platform listing all organizations and initiatives supporting various causes for diverse communities for people to give and support with ease and convenience.

Karan Bindal

Mentor

Her Ace Venture Evangelist

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Karan Bindal is a Serial Mentor & avid Investor in Social Impact ventures & initiatives and mainstay business ventures. Karan is an advisor & stake holder in Communities focusing on Mentoring / business consulting around startups and women entrepreneurship. He also has successful companies in Construction, Natural Stones. Karan is the Co- Founder of “HAVE- Her Ace Venture Evangelist- an accelerator and investment platform supporting women entrepreneurship”. He is also Co-founder of “Brown Leaf Ventures” which is an incubation and an investment Fund to Support & Grow, Ideation and nurturing of ventures focusing on Social Entrepreneurship.



Sweta Mangal

Mentor

MUrgency

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"A social entrepreneur, Co-Founder MUrgencyNetwork. (Airport Assist, Tech StartUp Incubator, ECommerce & Quaternary Referral Network),
Co-Founder Ziqitza HealthCare Ltd. manages more than 3500 Ambulances across 19 Indian states and served 12 million people till date."

Chandni Chugh

Mentor

Yummba

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Chandni's interest lies in social impact and she has recently started her entrepreneurship journey with a socially-conscious food start-up in the field of health and nutrition. Her brand, Yummba, focuses on crafting healthy foods in their simplest, most natural state, helping individuals take simple steps towards a healthy lifestyle. She is also a certified Life Coach, passionate about empowering people to live a focused and purpose-driven life.

Rohini Lodge

Mentor

Studio Red

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Founder of Studio RED, she's a 10-year Entrepreneur with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing & advertising industry. Skilled in Branding, Marketing, Creative Entrepreneurship, and Team Management. Constantly upskilling. Recently completed a course from MICA, Ahmedabad.



Kanwaljeet Kaur

Mentor

KAPP edge soluntions

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FCA, CFE, Committee Member of Ph.D. Chamber of Commerce, Deputy Chairperson IIA Delhi, Cyber-fraud investigator, consultant, and trainer

Tanushree Nair

Mentor

Kaarashilp

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"Energy transformation coach, social entrepreneur, lover of handicrafts, and hands-on mother of two, Tanushree Nair focusses on two things in her professional side. One is Karaashilp, her pioneering brand that sells upcycled denim products and two, her energy work. Launched in 2011, Karaashilp set the trend for acceptance and the use of upcycled products. Tanushree has been featured in leading publications such as Bangalore Mirror, Deccan Chronicle, & Hindu Metroplus for her work in this domain.
Her major area of focus is feminine energy transformation work. She is certified in meditation techniques like Vipassana and energy-healing modalities like Reiki, Pranic and Akashic. She is also an ICF approved Life Coach, Leadership & Executive Coach, Organizational Development Coach, NLP Practitioner(Associate)."

Shashank Randev

Mentor & Investor

100x.vc

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Shashank brings entrepreneurial and investment understanding with 15+ years of cross-functional expertise. He is the Founder VC at 100X.VC - India's first venture fund to invest in early-stage startups using iSAFE Notes. Also an Executive Committee Member at PIOCCI.



Romil Shah

Mentor

Nayara energy

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Having 11+ years of both domestic and international experience with a myriad of companies such as Nayara Energy, GlaxoSmith Kline Pharmaceuticals, Reed Exhibitions, BCCL (The Times Group), Bajaj Auto Ltd, Mahindra, and Mahindra Ltd. His overall experience has hence provided exposure to various industries ranging from Non-Profit, Pharmaceutical, Automotive, Oil & Gas, Education, and Media. He also leads at the Headstart Mumbai chapter.

Sheetal Mukherjee

Mentor

Maersk

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She has a working experience of more than 15 years across Telecom, Media, and Logistics Industry. She has spent more than 8 years in Change Management and Organisation Development. and have been a sales professional for more than 5 years.
She is a certified NLP Practitioner and an ICF approved Transformational Coach and ICF approved Organizational Development Coach. She is passionate about organization development and transforming and has been involved in various transformation projects, setting up large teams, and leading projects and people.

Padmaja Narasimhan

Mentor

Niyathi Training Solutions

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Corporate trainer, content Writer, digital marketer, Business process consultant. Ex Quality manager at Sutherland global services and Regional operations manager south in TNT global. MBA graduate with advanced digital marketing certification.



Harshita Chandra

Mentor

Upcycleluxe

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Founder & CEO of Upcycleluxe: an online sustainable luxury Platform for women and men. She's a NIFT – Delhi Alumnus and have a background in information technology, fashion technology, and digital marketing. She has worked for over 5 years in the fashion industry and has contributed to diverse roles in the fashion e-commerce industry as Retail Head, Strategic alliance manager, and Head of E-Commerce.

Aishwarya Bhende

Mentor

AB Celestial Hotel

Exposed to European waterfronts from an early age, the 18-year-old Aishwarya realized how they boosted tourism in other countries. AB Celestial has been a 3-year long journey of building India’s first floating restaurant. From setting up interiors and designing the 4 layer vessel herself to recruitment, curation of the menu - Aishwarya has looked into each process personally. Hosting celebrities to working all sorts of industries.

Nisary Mahesh

Mentor

HerMoneyTalks

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" A former banker-turned-writer, and entrepreneur with over 18 years of industry experience. A Mentor at various women and startup platforms.
She has 7+ years of corporate experience, 10+ years in communications, branding, & new media strategy. She is also a Finance Columnist for Financial Express, Hindu Businessline"



Chandrashekhar Bhide

Mentor

ZeroVir

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He has rich experience across energy management for Electric Vehicles, Banking, Financial Services, Payments, Telecom & IT in consulting, startup advisory, new business setup, Product management, go-to-market planning, strategic alliances, merchant acquisitions, marketing, Corporate strategy, financial planning, business viability study, regulatory liaising & compliance, legal contracts, commercial negotiation.

Surabhi Vashisht

Mentor

HP

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Surabhi has 10+ years of diverse experience in Software development (dev-test-ops), business & corporate development for large enterprises. In her current role, she heads HPE’s India Startup Business with a focus on driving deeper engagements with Venture Capital backed startups. Previously, she was a technology consultant for HPE PointNext Services where she was responsible for business development in verticals which included BFSI, Telecom, Manufacturing, and Retail. Her specialties include - Cross-functional experience spanning sales, marketing, business development, partnering, product, corporate venturing, operations, and finance with a strong understanding of technologies like cloud, IoT, AI, Data Warehousing, Containers and rapid application development.

Nisha Dhanuka

Mentor

Her Ace Venture Evangelist

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An ex-banker turned entrepreneur. Co-founded C2X which is in the human development space. Co-founder of HAVE a platform & initiative to scale up women-led ventures globally through investments & incubation.



Nilesh Gandhi

Mentor

Unid Finance Consultancy

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A fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of india. He has more than 30 years experience in Finance, Treasury & Management Consulting. Active member of the Mumbai Angels and Intellecap Investment Network. Invested in few start up and mentoring them at present. Managed portfolio of single family office of more than Rs 400 crores.

Kiran Reddy

Mentor

Helm of Eight

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A big proponent of pursuing Voluntary, Nonprofit, and For-Profit engagements in parallel. A law graduate with a background in leadership development, grassroots capacity building as well as dialog in policy, with 7 years in the community and an enabler in the ecosystem across Startups, Enterprise, Nonprofits, and the overarching Impact Landscape.

Neha Murarka

Mentor

Mata Securities India

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Neha's background is in software development which has then grown into a more leadership role of bridging the gap between technology and business in a company. She has7 years work experience in coding and 4 years in a tech startup as CEO. While she was running the tech startup, she was also co-organising London Women in Bitcoin. An organisation to educate more women about the crypto space.



Payal Patel

Mentor

icreate

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A Project Officer at India’s largest Technology Business Incubator. Working with start-ups from their initial stage of selection to their graduation. Her strong focus areas are business strategy, marketing, and pitch preparation.

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09 Aug, 2020 to 17 Aug, 2020
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