PROGRAMME SCHEDULE Day 1-forBES Entrepreneurship Summit 2012 11.00am-1.00pm Session I : Opportunities & Business Ideas Increasing Marriage Age Rahul Anand (Co-founder Happily Unmarried) Internet Penetration Mr. Ankit Gupta (Founder, INNOVESE) Go Green Ms. Saumya Mehrotra (Founder, BATTIGUL) Financial Inclusion Ankur Warikoo (Founder CEO-Study Nation & Crazeal) 1.00pm-2.00pm Lunch Break
PROGRAMME SCHEDULE Day 1-forBES Entrepreneurship Summit 2012 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM Session II: Challenges and Implementation Startup Issues Mr.Abhijeet Kumar( Founder, Ah! Ventures) Startup Financing Ms. Ananya Ghosh Dastidar(Asst. Professor, Dptt. Of Business Economics, University of Delhi, South Campus) Teething Troubles Mr. Ajay Chaturvedi (Founder & CEO, HarVa) 4.00 PM High Tea
Speakers at the Summit
ANKIT GUPTA (Founder Innovese)
Alumni BITS (Pilani)
Innovese is a software consultancy firm providing expertise in web development, graphics designing for any need.
It started out as a web-development & graphics design firm, but soon also moved into products & have done a few successful products like Slambook (FB App, with 3L installed users), joomla-modules.com , implusplus etc. innovese is soon to disrupt the online advertising space with their new product yo!CAPTCHA, which delivers ads through CAPTCHAs.
SAUMYA MEHROTRA (Founder Battigul) Battigul is the worlds first online community to make sustainability a culture using the power of social media It is a social network for people passionate & working for environmental issues. This network has been created to bring together all the people, causes & resources related to the field of environment from across the world on one single platform.
ANKUR WARIKOO Founder-CEO, GROUPON India (Crazeal.com,Studynation.com)
Also the Venture Partner for Rocket Internet which provides advice & capital to companies globally.
Launched in April 2011, Crazeal.com is all about tips & deals in your city.
Co-founder of Accentium Web Pvt Ltd is a young & dynamic Internet company in India with a competent business & a vision to be one of the leading players in the Consumer Internet space in India. It owns-Taaza.com ,StudyNation.com ,SecondShaadi.com, Adlift.com
AJAY CHATURVEDI (Founder & Chairman,HarVa) . HarVa means Green for the villages and stands for “Harnessing Value” of rural India. We are a rural start up that primarily focuses on Skill Development, BPO, Community based farming and Microfinance. HarVa aspires for sustainable inclusive growth of villages.
Rahul Anand (Co- Founder, Happily Unmarried) Happily Unmarried was anti established in 2003 with no vision and no business plan. Actually at some point we did make a business plan but according to that we should have retired 5 years ago.
Abhijeet Kumar (Founder, ah! Ventures) ah! Ventures is a growth catalyst that brings together promising businesses and investors by creating wealth creation opportunities for both. Our unique model serves both investors and entrepreneurs through a unique blend of customised services, skill, and industry and domain experience.
Dr.ANANYA GHOSH DASTIDAR ( Assistant professor, Deptt. Of Business Economics,University of Delhi ) Ph.D. JNU
She has expertise in exchange rate regimes & fragile banking environment, startups face, problem in funding & that becomes fatal in fragile banking environment.
She will be discussing the bank funding issues of startups & SMEs in the context of Indian economic environment & generally in the context of Fragile banking system.