Conference Agenda

Mumbai, 13th February, 2020
10:15 AM - 10:30 AMWelcome Note:Ritu Marya, Editor-in-Chief, Entrepreneur Media India & APAC
10:30 AM - 11:00 AMSession I: How is Government’s Invested in Building a culture of Entrepreneurship in India The Economic Index of a State depends upon how productive its youth is. Future prospects that are being explored are significant for the state’s growth in the competitive ecosystem of India. Today each state is exploring a new technology to become cutting edge.
  • How is the State bolstering its Economic Index by building an agile Entrepreneurship Ecosystem
  • How Industry &growth businesses can support each other
  • Fostering competitive laws & regulations to build future companies
  • Sectors that are slated for growth, potential to effectively bring change
  • Addressing the Startup Agenda. Startup, Grow, Prosper.
  • Creating a culture of entrepreneurship for young students.

Sh.Nawab Malik,Minister of Minority Development, Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Ministry of Maharashtra

11:00 AM - 11:30 AMFireside Chat: 35Under35 Hall of Fame

The entrepreneur in entertainment ecosystem

Rana Daggubati, Actor& Entrepreneur
Ritu Marya, Editor-in-Chief, Entrepreneur Media India & APAC
11:30 AM - 12:10 PMSession II: How to Lead Your Company to Growth The panel will discuss how companies marry innovation with growth. When acquiring customers, the constant pivot is what every day work day looks like. It is the time when the business plan of an enterprise really takes shape.

Session Highlights:
  • Innovating with Right Intent: Creating an Innovative Product or Service to Suit New-age Needs
  • Making Companies Future Ready
  • How to Raise Money for New Industry
  • How to raise funds with steady growth trajectory in mind
  • What takes an investor to really get interested in your company post series A funding

Session Moderator: Rajesh Sharma, Director, Brand Capital
Sai Srinivas Kiran G, Co-Founder & CEO, Mobile Premier League
Shobhit Bhatnagar, CEO & Co-Founder, Gradeup
Ranjeet Pratap Singh, Co-founder & CEO, Pratilipi
Aditya Goel, Founder & CEO, QuirkyByte Media
Vasanth Kamath, Co-Founder & CEO, Smallcase
Neerav Jain, Founder,

12:10 PM - 12:50 PMSession III: What Investors Want-Ask Them Anything!Connecting Capital to Innovation

Session Highlights:

Funds are looking to invest aggressively in India today. Agriculture and food-Tech, logistics, healthcare services, manufacturing, Edtech and construction prop tech are well poised to gain from the bull market in 2020.
  • The business and opportunity trends for the coming financial year
  • What's the next big thing in tech and innovation?
  • How to estimate a startup’s worth?
  • India’s growing sectors in 2020

Session Moderator: Ritu Marya, Editor-in-Chief, Entrepreneur Media India & APAC Ashish Fafadia, Partner, Blume Ventures
Rajeev Suri, Managing Partner, Orios Venture Partners
Abhishek Agarwal, Managing Partner, Rockstud Capital
Rema Subramaniam, Co-Founder &Managing Partner, Ankur Capital
Archit Vijoy, Partner, DSG Consumer Partners
Saurabh Lahoti, General Partner& Investment Lead, Alacrity India

12:50 PM - 13:00 PM Keynote Address: Business Banking Solutions for Entrepreneurs

Thakur Bhaskar, Executive VP– Head Liability Products, Customer Program & Merchant Acquiring Business,Kotak Mahindra Bank
13:00 PM - 14:00 PM Networking Lunch
14:00 PM - 15:00 PM SESSION IV: Lifestyle Innovation& New Age Business Models The Future of Consumer Product Brands, New Retail & FMCG
Session Highlights:
  • New Retail revolution & Brands that understand the consumer more closely
  • FMCG and New Consumer product goods that are changing Retail shelves
  • The growing gourmet experience- Small Batch, Big Appeal
  • Mega Trends: Beverages, Personal Care, Dairy, Childcare and more
  • What is good for Environment is good for Humans

Session Moderator: Archit Vijoy, Partner, DSG Consumer Partners

Vaibhav Khandelwal, Co-founder, Shadowfax
Thirukumaran Nagarajan, Co-founder, Ninjacart
Shirin Mann Sangha, Founder &Creative Head, Needledust
Sarvesh Shashi, Founder, Sarva Yoga
Ankit Garg, Co-Founder & CEO, Wakefit
Sanchit Baweja, Co-Founder, Stage 3
Suyash Katyayani, Co-Founder, Purplle

15:00 PM - 16:00PM Session V: The Influencer Royalties Who Are Running Digital India The panel brings together mavericks from different entertainment genres who are driving the content creation and building an independent strong presence that plays a vital role in the influencer community

Session Highlights:
  • Digital-first generation of entertainers and their story
  • Entertainer or influencer?
  • The making of an entrepreneur, an entertainer, and influencer and the unseen pages
  • Mavericks who have experimented on digital platform and its future
  • The power of storytelling - Creation & Transformation
  • The responsibility that comes with fame
  • Brand associations and representing your voice/identity

Session Moderator: Priyadarshini Patwa, Features Editor, Entrepreneur India

Rajakumari, American-Indian Singer, Rapper
Ritviz, DJ, EDM & Music Artist
Mallika Dua, Comedian
Ashish Chanchalani, YouTuber

16:00 PM - 16:10 PM Keynote Address: 3 Key pillars of a successful business: Capital, People & Fair business practice

Dr. Christopher Richard, Founder &Managing Director, G7CR Technologies

16:10 PM - 16:40 PM Session VI: Tech Disruptors How Technology-enabled Start-ups will Create Future Conglomerates
  • The 2020 tech Insights
  • Accelerating an idea from Zero to One
  • Building Return on Experience

Session Moderator: Sangeeta Bavi – Director, Startup Ecosystem, Microsoft India
Daniel Raj David, Founder and CEO, Detect Technologies
Gaurav Singh, Founder, Verloop
Akhil Aryan, Founder, ION Energy
Vimal Govind MK, Co-Founder & Director, Genrobotics
Varun Agni, CTO & Co-Founder, Bounce
Leo Mavely, Founder, Axio Biosolutions
Padmaja Ruparel, Co-Founder & President, Indian Angel Network

16:40 PM - 16:50 PM Keynote Address: Need for more Women Entrepreneurs
Smt. Raksha Nikhil Khadse, Member of Parliament
16:40 PM - 17:00 PM Cover Unveiling & 35Under 35 Certificate Felicitation with Group photograph of 35Under35 Class of 2020
17:00 PM - 17:30 PM Future 35

# Startup Kickoff

Gaurav Saraf, Founder & CEO, Epiphany Ventures
Aditya Vazirani, Founder Director, Robinsons Global Logistics Solutions (RGL)
Ashwin Srivastava, Co-Founder- Great Manager Institute, Entrepreneur & Global Investor
Nikesh Patadia, Director of Foreign Investments at Business Bug India
Vipul Agarwal, Start-up mentor, Serial investor & Head Tringo Solutions India Pvt ltd.
RKP Verma, Startup Adviser, Charter member-TiE, Chief Coach & Mentor-CEOneXt
Samir Dahotre, Founder & CEO, PSI VC Funding Network
Pankaj Ukey, COO, FAS Technologies & Angel Investor

17:30 PM - 17:50 PM Fireside Chat: The artist making waves- Being ahead of the curve

Mithila Palkar, Actor & Influencer
Priyadarshini Patwa, Features Editor, Entrepreneur India

19:00 onwards Small Business Awards 2020
18:00 PM - 19:30 PM BEx Guruwaar in association with ActionCOACH
Business Excellence Masterclass by Sanjay Kanakia
About the session: To reach true potential, all athletes and sportsmen rely on a coach. Not only does a coach hold you accountable, great coaches help improve your skills and detect flaws that hinder your performance. The same can be said for business. A business coach helps you improve your current skills and leverage it to increase your overall performance in business.

Through this seminar, Coach Sanjay will share step by step approach to design a business that works without YOU and runs on autopilot mode. He will share his ideas on how to systemize your business and maximize your profits so that you can lead a life that you have always dreamed off.

Speaker: Sanjay Kanakia, Business Coach, ActionCOACH USA

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