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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 Hyderabad.
  • 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

Speakers 2019

  • Vikram Gupta Founder & Managing Partner , IvyCap Ventures Advisors Private Limited

  • Subodh Mehta Sr Vice President, B2C Business , Godrej Interio

  • Monica ChaturvediChairperson ,Ficci FLO Mumbai

  • Dhaval Shah Co-Founder , PharmEazy

  • Aloke Banerjee CEO , Bombay Dyeing

  • Spoorthy Shetty CEO , Bblunt

  • Samir Dahotre Founder & CEO of Perspective Startup Incubators (PSI)

  • Nidhi Saraf Founder & CEO , Key Venture

  • Roben Dass Chairman & MD, Koochie Global

  • Viral Jani Vice President, Times Bridge

  • Varun VarmaPrincipal, Lightbox Ventures

  • Harsh ShahCo-Founder, Fynd

  • Hitesh AhujaCEO & Founder , YumLane

  • Rahul PuriExecutive Director, Mukta Arts and Head of Academics, Whistling Woods International

  • Karan TannaFounder & CEO, Yellow Tie Hospitality

  • Nandini MansinghkaCEO & MD, Mumbai Angels

  • Karan ChowdharyCo-Founder, Fit & Glow Healthcare Pvt Ltd

  • Arun NayyarCEO, NeoGrowth

  • Vipul PatelSerial Entrepreneur & Mentor

  • Karishma KirpalaniAssociate, Artha Ventures

  • Vishal KamatCEO, Kamat Group of Hotels

  • Mehernosh TataHead of Edelweiss SME Lending

  • Rajesh SehgalFounder and Managing Partner, Equanimity Investments

  • Niki ShahPartner, S N & Co

  • Gauri DevidayalDirector, Food Matters India Pvt Ltd

  • Hamza PatelManaging Director, AP Group

  • Manish LuniaCo-Founder,

  • Farah NathaniCo-Founder, The Mumum Co

  • Shrey AggarwalFounder, The Belgian Waffle Co

  • Dinesh RohiraFounder & CEO of

  • Pushkar MukewarCo-Founder & Co-CEO, Drip Capital

  • Imran JafarManaging Partner, Gaja Capital

  • Gurmeet AroraFounder & CEO, Flax Healthy Living

  • Satish NegiFounder & Director, Pipaltree Beverages

  • Preeti SharmaExecutive Director, Pragati Software Pvt Ltd

  • Ajit DeshmukhMD & Head of Investment Banking Equirus Capital

  • Amit PatniDirector, Campden Family Connect

  • Shalini Jitendra ThackerayDirector, Cinemantra Productions

  • Vikas SardaCFO, Unitus Capital

  • Annu TalrejaFounder & CEO, OxfordCaps

  • Arunabh SinhaFounder, UClean

  • Geetansh BamaniaFounder, Rentomojo

  • Manish NaiduFounder & CEO, Brainwonders

  • Mayank PatelCEO, CrAdLE

  • Yash KotakCo-Founder & Director, BOHECO

  • Shriti ChhajedFounder,

Knowledge 2019

The Franchise 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.

  • 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

    Session I: Government's Imminent Rolein Nurturing State Entrepreneurship
    • 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
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  • 11:00 AM - 11:20 PM

    Session II: Keynote Session:India: Emerging as the 3rd Largest Consumer Market in the World
    • Opportunities in newer categories like sports & fitness, education, food & beverage
    • Premiumization/innovation in existing consumer categories
    • Micro-segmentation and targeted marketing as a competitive advantage
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  • 11:20 PM - 12:15 PM

    SESSION III: How Businesses are working to Create Future Conglomerates
    • New retail formats that are melding the best of both the in-shop and online experiences.
    • Built for size, speed, cost and scalability
    • Blurring of the Line Between Consumer and Advertiser/Influencer/KOL
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  • 14:00 AM - 14:45 PM

    Session 1: The Age of Lifestyle Innovation

    The Future of Consumer Businesses& New Age FMCG

    • 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
    Read More
  • 14:45PM - 15:15 PM

    Session 2: Challenges and solutions for funding of MSMEs. Read More
  • 15:15 PM - 16:15 PM

    Session 3: 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
    Read More
  • 16:15 PM - 17:00 PM

    Session 4: How to transform your SME into Digitally empowered Business Read More
  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Session I: 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 - 12:15 PM

    Session II: 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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  • 12:15 PM - 12:30 PM

    SESSION III: Legal Know-How on Building Term sheets Read More
  • 12:30 AM - 13:00 PM

    SESSION IV: How to Grow & Transition Your Family Business
    • Digitizing the Business without Dealigning the Value system
    • Closing the Gap: the generation gap, the experience gap, and the communications gap
    • Balancing it out - Too Much to fast Vs. Guarded change
    Read More
  • 13:00 PM - 13:15 PM

    SESSION V: Keynote: Corporate Connect: Entrepreneurship Match
    • People, Capital, & Technology: How corporates scale innovations, expand
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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 actionoriented 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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