Conference Agenda

Day 1 - 09 March, 2019
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM Inaugural Session: Lighting Of The Lamp & Inauguration
10:15- 11:30 Session I: Government's Imminent Rolein Nurturing State Entrepreneurship

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.
  • Empowering Women to embracing Entrepreneurship
Shri JayeshRanjan, Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce (I&C) Department & Information Technology (IT) Department, Government of Telangana
Shri J A Chowdary, IT Advisor to Chief Minister, Government of Andhra Pradesh & Co-founder, Fintech Valley, Vizag
Shri Navin Mittal, Commissioner of Collegiate Education, Government of Telangana
Mr Kali Varaprasad Gadiraju, Chairman, FICCI AP State Council & Office Managing Partner, Ernst & Young
Mr Suresh Reddy, President, TiE Hyderabad & Chairman and CEO, Brightcom Group
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Session II: How Technology-enabled Startups will Create Future Conglomerates

How AI &Blockchain and Fintech will shape the future of Business and become the organizations of tomorrow

  • Why AI & Machine Learning is slated to become the Fourth Industrial Revolution
  • Blockchain is Internet 2.0 that allows you to share and store anything of value.
  • Solving for size, speed, cost and scalability
  • Measuring Internet of Things to record the tremendous data exchange
Session Moderator:Mr Raj Neravati, Founder & CEO, Hug Innovations
Mr Kiran Kalakuntla, CEO, eKincare
Mr Mahesh Balani, Partner, Anthill Ventures
Mr Sanjay Dasari, Co-Founder, WayCool Foods Pvt. Ltd.
Mr Manoj Sanker, Co-founder & CTO, Nemocare Wellness
12:15 PM - 13:15 PM Session III: Women To Watch

Women Founders | Women Investors | Women-Driven Opportunities

  • Minimizing Barriers + Maximizing Inclusion
  • Case study presented by successful women entrepreneurs
  • Access to finance for business growth: Is it easy for women?
  • Franchise opportunities for women entrepreneurs
  • Enabling environment and policy reforms for women
  • How can women entrepreneurs drive more business growth?
  • Why Women make for successful workforce
  • Assisting women start-up & Survive
Session Moderator: Ms Vyshali Tummala, Innovator, PwC India
Ms Priyanka Ganeriwal Arora, Chairperson, FICCI FLO Hyderabad
Ms Anam Mirza, Founder and CEO, The Label Bazaar
Ms Sonali Srungaram, Managing Director, CIPHER Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
Ms Deepthi Ravula, CEO, WE Hub
Ms Kavitha Jain, Director, MDN Edify Education
The Future of Business Hybrid business models and "collaborative innovation" and better application of "bottom-up" as well as a "top-down" approach
14:00 PM - 14:45 PM Session 1: The Age of Lifestyle Innovation

The Future of Consumer Businesses& New Age FMCG

Choices have become specific and consumers have a variety of them. Consumer businesses are no more about just selling; they are about selling what a consumer needs, demands& fancies. How personal consumption influences businesses today is a well-thought science that needs decoding. Consumers today are no more aspiring to consumer FMCG products that are foreign-based. A beautiful blend of imported products with home-grown brands is leading to wider consumer choice and plenty of business opportunities of the Startupreneur of India.

  • New Retail:
  • Omni Channel Businesses: Consumer is King
  • Building for Scale -
  • FMCG and New Consumer products that are changing shelves
  • The growing gourmet experience- Small Batch, Big Appeal
  • Mega Trends: Beverages, Personal Care, Dairy, Childcare and more
Session Moderator: Ms Vyshali Tummala, Innovator, PwC India
Mr Ritesh Reddy, Founder & Managing Director, O2 Spa Pvt. Ltd
Mr Sai Krishna Popuri, Founder & CEO, HealthSutra
Mr Arunabh Sinha, Founder, UClean
14:45 PM - 15:15 PM Session 2: Challenges and solutions for funding of MSMEs. Session Moderator: Mr Avishek Gupta, Investment Director, Caspian Impact Investment Adviser Private Limited
Mr Keerthi Kumar Jain, Founder & CEO , AnyTime Loans
Mr Neeraj Bansal, Co-founder & CEO, CredRightPvt Ltd
15:15 PM - 16:15 PM Session 3: Food Service - An Opportunity for Business

The food space has become hot with the advent of new formats. Consumers are interesting looking at brands in both the niche as well as the everyday category. The sale, deliveries have are seeing global influence. The whole food game is enticing and mouth-watering for Startups. The Evolving Classroom: Creating Experiential Learning Spaces

  • 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
  • How big brands are transforming their in-store experience
  • Delivery is the direction the customer is moving toward: the future of cloud kitchens
Session Moderator:Mr Gopi Byluppala, CEO & Founder, The Culinary Lounge
Mr Yogender Pal, Executive Chef, Park Hyatt
Mr Samrat Reddy, Founder, Drunken Monkey
Mr Shankar Krishnamurthy, Partner, Voilą F9 Gourmet
16:15 PM - 16:30 PM Session 4: How to transform your SME into Digitally empowered Business

A viable business model in today's time is one which is built on technology and imbibing technological advance into everyday requisites of the

Mr Ronak Kumar Samantray , Co-Founder , NowFloats
Day 2 - 10 March, 2019
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Session 1:Taking an Idea From Seed Stage to Series A

Ideas get wings by sheer passion & determination but they are fuelled by investment. Founders and investors once they get together are constantly searching for growth shoots in a start-up. How to take the company from seed stage to Series A and beyond can be achieved when the plan is well-structured.

  • How to get investment in early days
  • Managing investment in resources, team-building and R&D
  • Scaling the company step-by-step
  • Validating right product with right market early
  • Unit economics VsGMV
Session Moderator:MsVinuthaRallapalli, Associate Director, AP Innovation Society
MrRakesh Munnanooru, Founder & CEO, WhistleDrive
MsRadhikaChoudary, Co- founder, Freyr Energy Services Private Limited
MrJigneshTalasila, Co-founder & CEO, Loop Reality
MrSandeep Bommireddi, Co-founder, Adonmo
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Session 2:The VC Logic: What Investors Want

Founder to Venture: Lessons from Both Sides of the Table

  • 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
  • Why the Future of Investment is Experimenting with the New
Session Moderator: MrSasiSunkara, Partner, McKinsey
Mr Puru Modani, Co-Founder, Real Estate Development and IT Products Company
Mr Uday Pilani, Venture Partner, 50K Ventures
Mr Anurag Ramdasan, Principal, Investment, 3one4 Capital
Mr Rajeev Menon, Partner, Anthill Ventures
12:30 PM - 13:00 PM SESSION III: Fireside Chat: Corporate Connect: Entrepreneurship Match

In order to win the entrepreneurial match, Indian corporates need to up their ante and indulge with budding entrepreneurship to co-create and co-exist.

  • People, Capital, & Technology: How corporates scale innovations, expand
Ms Monika Misra, Founder & General Manager, iKeva
Ms Saloni Khandelwal, Founder, Transaction Square
14:00 PM - 15:00 PM SESSION IV: 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
MrMayank Garg, Founder, Sanjivani Pharmaceutical
15:00 PM - 16:00 PM SESSION V: STARTUP KICKOFF The Mega Session: My Business, New Day, New Way
  • Running a business in 2018? It can be tough to ignore outside pressures. Investors, mentors, advisors, your friends - seemingly everyone has an opinion. New Age Entrepreneurs will share their experiences on how they cut out adversities and unfavourable situations and finally tasted success, building their business their way
Ms Renuka Bodla, Startup Mentor & Investor, IIIT Hyderabad Seed Fund and Hyderabad Angels
Ms Lakshmi Kancharla, Investor, Lead Angels
Mr Philip Thomas, Founding Partner, Starfish Venture Partners
Mr Praveen Mokkapati, Associate Partner, Anthill Ventures
Mr Lakshmikant PB, Financial Controller, SRI Capital