Startup Saturday Chennai - April 2016

Startup Saturday Chennai is back again for April !

Our theme:  

Pillars Enduring Tough Times - People and Culture

This time, we're focusing on identifying the challenges that every entrepreneur faces and how they have endured them and have overcome them ! 

  • As an entrepreneur, what are the testing times you're likely to face with your Startup?
  • How do you overcome these challenges?
  • How do you overcome failure and get back on track?
  • How do you identify your people management strategy through your tough times?
  • How do you define a great workplace culture and maintain it even during the difficult times?
  • How, as an entrepreneur, you can adopt a "Never give up" attitude and push your Startup through challenging times?

Get answers to these questions and more at Startup Saturday Chennai this month ! 

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Senthil Nayagam

CTO of Fix Nix Inc

* A man of multiple talents, Senthil Nayagam dons the hat of a passionate programmer and that of a keen businessman with equal ardour

* Senthil has cofounded RailsFactory, a Ruby on Rails Consultancy firm and AnyCommerce, an E-commerce consulting firm based out of Chennai

* Senthil has also played the role of CTO for vakilsearch for a while and is now the CTO of Fix Nix, a Governance, Risk, & Compliance (GRC) Startup from Chennai !

Shanmugavel Sankaran

Chief Nixer at Fixnix, the Salesforce of Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) solutions

* Visionary with a mission to democratize GRC at affordable rates

* Built Fixnix from ground-up into a company that got noticed & funded by none other than Tesla's CIO


Cofounder of Juvo Online Services Pvt Ltd

* Former Business head at Sulekha & National Sales head at IndiaProperty

* Left his well-paid corporate job at the age of 48 years to co-found Juvo Online Services

* A spirited individual, cross-word setter, published author & an individual with strong business acumen

Jayadev Mahalingam

Founder & CEO at PiQube

* After running "The Drone Network", a recruitment firm for almost 5 years, Jayadev and his team weren’t quite satisfied with their efforts

* This made them pivot and build PiQube, an easy to use recruiting tool for effectively matching candidates across the web

* PiQube, fondly called as "Uber for Recruitment Consultants", brings in hiring intelligence with machine learning & data science

Hari Ganapathy

Culture Keeper & Co-Founder @ PickYourTrail

* A habitual traveller, Hari is 5 short of 30 countries by 30

* A quintessential jack-of-all-trades who has dabbled across Strategy, Sales, Marketing and Investment banking roles

* Out with a mission to change the way people experience vacations!

Stop Touring. Start Travelling.

Avis Viswanathan

Principal Consultant at A V initiatives

* Life Coach

* Happiness Curator, Author

*Organizational Transformational Consultant

Demo/Elevator Pitch




Event Details

16 Apr, 2016
01:30 PM to 05:30 PM
Karya Space
78/132, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore
Chennai - 600004

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