All about Fund Raising for Startups

Having built a viable product/service and generating revenue, the next step for a startup is to scale up. This requires securing funding. 

With 4 editions of Headstart’s "How to Start a Startup" National series behind us, we turn our attention to another vital issue, that the team and the founders at multiple stages of their startup journey face - Raising Funds. 

To combat this and help our fellow entrepreneurs, the theme for the May edition of the 6-month long series is Raising Funds. This edition will see founders, and experts come in and talk about their experience of securing funds. The topics that will be covered are: is the startup investment ready, the sources from where investment can be procured, legal aspects to be considered while raising funds, the challenges startups face post raising funds, etc.

To get all your funding related queries solved, book your seats NOW !! Buy tickets here: Hurry Limited passes left.

Regular Pass: INR 200 
On Spot Registrations also available at the venue @ INR 250


Amit Mishra

Founder, ID8 India Ventures

Amit is the founder of id8vc, a strategic consulting firm advising government agencies and corporates on their startup initiatives.
He was earlier the country head of f6s where he worked with all accelerators and VC's in India. Amit is also a TEDx speaker and a startup TV evangelist.

Aayush Jain

Principal and Founding Member, Unicorn India Ventures

He comes with over 7 years of experience in corporate and product strategy, capital raise, business/corporate development and M&As across sectors including technology, media, cloud, digital, consumer and education.

Aayush heads Unicorn’s Delhi operations and partners with portfolio entrepreneurs in recruiting talent, acquiring customers and partners, performance monitoring, capital raising, strategic brainstorming and business modeling.

An alumnus of IIT Madras, Aayush is very active within the IIT alumni networks, as the Joint Secretary of Delhi Chapter, IIT Madras Alumni Association.

Gaurav Kachru

Founder, 5ideas Startup Superfuel

Gaurav is an entrepreneurial business leader & early stage investor. He has led both entrepreneurial ventures & professional assignments in the digital eco-system including 5ideas Startup Superfuel, India Today Group's online & TV retail businesses, and had a hand in founding two trailblazing entrepreneurial ventures (dealsandyou, fashionandyou).

Previously, he has led businesses for Fortune 100 companies like GE (Sales Director, GE Transportation West Asia) & Manpower Inc ( Regional Director for Asia) managing large regional sales teams & P&Ls across the AP region.

Rishabh Katiyar

Senior Investment Analyst, Infoedge's VC Arm

Rishabh is part of the 4-member Corp Dev team, working closely with Sanjeev, who founded InfoEdge and currently leads the team. They focus on early and growth stage venture capital investments predominantly in Consumer Internet & SaaS businesses (deployed $150mn+) as part of IE's portfolio of venture capital investments. They also look at acquisition opportunities for IE's internal businesses. InfoEdge's current investment portfolio includes Zomato, Policybazaar, Meritnation, Canvera, among others.

Rishabh is a IIM Ahmedabad and IIT Kanpur Alumnus.

Digvijay Singh

Vice President, Indian Angel Network

Digvijay is a Post Graduate with 16 yrs of Sales distribution & Angel investment experience.

Indian Angel Network is Asia’s largest network of Angel investors keen to invest in early stage businesses, which have potential to create disproportionate value.


Event Details

13 May, 2017
03:00 PM to 05:45 PM
Amazon Internet Services Pvt Ltd, 5th Floor,
Salcon Ras Vilas, Plot no D1, Near Select City Walk,
Near Khan Chacha, Saket
Delhi - 110017

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