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Learn Network Thrive

It's an opportunity for you to connect with the best and brightest minds to explore how to fuel their business growth. The conference brings together the speakers that are the best breed of entrepreneurs, innovators, venture capitalists, business model creators, consultants, policy-makers, academicians, support groups, business coaches and business practitioners to present and discuss innovation and success under the aegis of entrepreneurship for Small and Medium Businesses as they recount their learning and experiences, share their insights and practices that have enriched their ventures.

What To Expect?

  • Great Speakers
    Listen to the leading thoughtleaders from around the Country and Banglore.
  • Networking
    Network with the thought leaders, Entrepreneurs, Leading Media, Investors, Startups, business owners and more
  • Interactive Panel Discussions
    Don't just listen to them, probe them to know the right strategies that will help your business
  • Meet New Businesses
    Meet New business from all sectors starting from Retail, Fashion, F&B, Education, Technology to Healthcare and more. They are looking for franchisees or investors


Our Speakers 2019

  • Akshay HegdeCo-Founder & MD, Shakedeal

  • Neeraj Katare CEO, DrSore

  • Abhishek SurendraPartner, Pi Ventures

  • Parag DholMD, Invetus Capital

  • Ankit PrasadFounder & CEO, Bobble.AI

  • Richa NatarajanDirector, Unitus Capital

  • Vinod ShankarAVP, Kstart Capital

  • Karthik PrabhakarExecutive Director and Global head of Fundraising, Chiratae Ventures

  • Abhinav Pathak Co-Founder & CEO, Perpule

  • Siddarth PaiFounding Partner, 3one4 capital

  • Sanjeev BarnwalCo-Founder and CTO at Meesho

  • Amisha JainCEO, Zivame

  • Balaji ViswanathanCo-founder and CEO, Invento Robotics

  • Vivek GoyalCEO and Co-Founder, Playshifu

  • Amit AggarwalCo-Founder & CEO,

  • Abhay HanjuraCo-founder, Licious

  • Shubika BilkhaPartner, EdpowerU

  • Varun AgniCTO and Co-Founder, Bounce

  • Pratik PoddarVP, Nexus Venture Partner

  • Biju Jose ThomasDirector & COO, Vasudev Adigas

  • Anirudh KhenyPartner, 1Q1 | Kitchen & Bar

  • Sneha ChoudhryCo-Founder & Chief Business Officer, Zolo

Knowledge 2019

The Start-up Summit, 2019 is a two day platform where 100+ business experts from India and abroad will share New Ideas, trends and business opportunities to enrich the business community. Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem for starting up, building a sustainable business, Youth Empowerment and New Age Business Ideas to grow.

  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Session I: Government's Imminent Rolein Nurturing State Entrepreneurship
    • FICCI’s role in encouraging entrepreneurship and empowering msme in the state
    • How has Bangalore become a case study by encouraging an industry and gaping a world market.
    • How have other industries also gained from it
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  • 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

    Session II: How Technology-enabled Startups will Create Future Conglomerates
    • Why AI & Machine Learning is slated to become the Fourth Industrial Revolution
    • What drives Electric vehicles to be popular
    • Major play behind gaming industry
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  • 12:15 PM - 12:50 PM

    Session III: Women To Watch
    • Minimizing Barriers + Maximizing Inclusion
    • Case study presented by successful women entrepreneurs
    • Access to finance for business growth: Is it easy for women?
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  • 12:15 PM - 12:50 AM

    Session III: Women To Watch
    • Minimizing Barriers + Maximizing Inclusion
    • Case study presented by successful women entrepreneurs
    • Access to finance for business growth: Is it easy for women?
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  • 12:50AM - 13:20 PM

    Session IV: Keynote: How I did it
    • Building Global Presence, Global Teams, Localized products and Strike Partnerships
    • India's trillion dollar opportunity in SaaS
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  • 14:20 PM - 15:00 PM

    SESSION V: The Age of Lifestyle Innovation
    • New Retail:
    • Omni Channel Businesses: Consumer is King
    • Building for Scale -
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  • 15:00 PM - 15:45 PM

    SESSION VI: Food Service – An Opportunity for Business
    • Casual dining, QSR,fast casual - What works and Why
    • The New Outlook to takeaway formats
    • How Global Brands are at the top of the game & hungry for India
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  • 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

    SESSION I:Government’s Imminent Role in Nurturing State Entrepreneurship
    • How is the State bolstering its Economic Index by building an agile Entrepreneurship Ecosystem
    • Addressing the MSME Agenda For Growth and better business prospects
    • Policies ,laws & regulations to support MSME companies
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  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Session II: Taking an Idea From Seed Stage to Series A
    • How to get investment in early days
    • Managing investment in resources, team-building and R&D
    • Scaling the company step-by-step
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  • 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM

    Session III: The VC Logic: What Investors Want
    • How do VC’s identify where the investments should go: Sectorial trends and identifying small opportunities for starting up . Why most unlikely startups get funding?
    • How Startups and VC’s work can together: less pressures, more productivity. How to make exits more affable and win-win
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  • 11:50 AM - 12:05 PM

    SESSION IV: The basics of Raising Capital for a Startup Read More
  • 12:05 PM - 13:05 PM

    Session V:The VC Logic: What Investors Want
    • Funding 101: Navigating the VC Landscape in Consumer business
    • What Investors Really Want to See & Hear
    • Investing in the Next-Generation of Businesses: How & What
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  • 15:00 PM - 16:00 PM

    SESSION V: The Future of Innovation in Franchising
    • How modern-day franchise businesses are brand-led, asset-driven and a platform of change and yet accelerating growth and disrupting industries.
    • How the entrepreneurial underpinning of franchising supports and nurtures innovation
    • The Innovative Franchise Ideas for 2018 and Beyond
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  • 14:05 PM - 14:15 PM

    SESSION VI: Implementation of GST
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( Here ) An
Entrepreneur Is Born
  • Hear How the Digital and Physical Worlds in Retail and Product Lines will combine
  • Opportunities to Meet potential Investors, Incbators/Accelerators and Bankers to Raise Capital
  • Cut out strategic partnerships through Franchising, Licensing,
  • Distributorship & JV's.
  • Discover new Business Innovations and Industries and Brands to Invest in
  • Evaluate growth potential of new Business Ideas.
  • To enable ME's to raise capital for their Business Growth.
  • Opportunity identification and qualification process in buying a Franchise
  • Building operational efficiency and speed of Business for Scaling up
Take aways
  • How to recognize a business opportunity or identify a feasible business idea.
  • Creative techniques to extend expand and further a business idea.
  • How to create an actionable business plan.
  • Key skill sets for early-stage entrepreneurship.
  • How to structure terms and conditions between entrepreneurs and external investors.
  • Basic working models for customer, market and competitor analysis.
  • How to establish formats of decision-making, execution and action oriented management with process that encourages entrepreneurship and innovation.
  • Recruitment, team building and management processes suitable for new ventures.
  • What it takes to have a successful "brand" and how to create and grow your "brand" for potential opportunities.
  • Scaling up possibilities in start-up companies.
  • Developing your business talents, capabilities, leadership, and skills as a business owner.
  • Rub shoulders with industry leaders, VCs and entrepreneurs
  • Discover the business-critical innovations that are shaping and scaling startups.
Who Should
  • Prospective, emerging and existing businesses
  • Enterprises looking at funding
  • Businesses looking at JVs, alliances and tie-ups
  • Enterprise Professionals
  • Business Consultants and Analysts
  • Product led enterprises
  • Service Led enterprises
  • Chain store operators
  • Policy makers and Business Associations
  • Real estate business owners
  • Retail and B-Schools students

"Its been sensational to meet the other delegates" Surya Pramud
Owner, TechOuts

"It was great to be able to speak with people who are delving into similar challenges in their own companies " Sanjay Singh
Owner, Madem power


"Overall the StartupSummit was an excellent investment of my time" K devendra
MD & Co -Founder
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