Startup Weekend Bangalore (Enterprise Apps)

    Friday, October 26 - 28, 2018

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Startup Weekend Bangalore (Enterprise Apps)

Friday, October 26 - 28, 2018

Friday, October 26 - 28, 2018
Event starts at 6:30 pm

Innov8 Koramangala
Opposite to State bank of India,
7th Block, Koramangala,
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560095

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Build the next billion dollar enterprise app startup in 54 hours

Hey Startup Enthusiasts,
Techstars Startup Weekend Bengaluru is back in the garden city again, this time bigger and better with the theme - Enterprise Applications.

Do you have the passion and drive to build the next SAP, Microsoft, Oracle, Adobe, Salesforce or Freshworks?

Techstars Startup Weekend Bengaluru provides you the opportunity to meet your new co-founder, marketers, business folks, designers and developers and get advised by a brilliant lineup of mentors and judges to build your enterprise app startup.

Join us from 26th to 28th October 2018 at the beautiful Innov8 Coworking, Koramangala.

So are you ready to get your hands dirty? 

54 hours no talks all actions!

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Friday October 26th

6:30 pm
Arrive at the venue and get checked in

7:00 pm
Dinner & Networking
Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants

7:20 pm
Welcome & Speakers
Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and community leaders

7:30 pm
Pitches Start
Optionally line up to give your pitch

9:00 pm
Attendees vote for the top pitches

9:15 pm
Form Teams
Teams start forming and discussing ideas

10:00 pm
Begin Work
Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Saturday October 27th

9:00 am
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

9:30 am
Begin Work
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend

12:00 pm

1:00 pm
After-lunch check-in, status reports, call for help

2:00 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!

6:30 pm

7:30 pm
After-dinner check-in, status reports, call for help

10:00 pm
Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Sunday October 28th

9:00 am
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

10:00 am
Coaches arrive. Final opportunity to ask questions

12:00 pm

12:30 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS

3:00 pm
Presentation Prep & Tech Check
Final hours of worktime should be focused on perfecting your presentation, tech-check for final presentations also takes place

5:00 pm
Final Presentations

7:30 pm
Judging & Awards

8:00 pm

8:30 pm

9:00 pm
Go Home!

Event Judges

Raghavendra Kumar Ravinutala
Founder, Yellow Messenger

Building the most powerful customer engagement channel for enterprises - powered by conversational artificial intelligence 

Nikhil Kumar
Fellow and Head of Developer Ecosystem - India Stack

Fellow and Head of Developer Ecosystem - India Stack

Pratik Agarwal
VP @ Saif

Before becoming a VC at Saif, Pratik worked for as a Product Manager in San Francisco. Before that, he worked with Airbnb and started two companies. He holds his MBA from Harvard Business School and B. Tech. in Electrical Engineering from IIT Delhi.

Aditya Trivedi
Head of Co-innovation, SAP

Aditya Trivedi heads the co-innovation at SAP

Coaches and Mentors

Aditya Bharadwaj
Principal Engineer

10 years work ex in tech at enterprise companies.

Shrikant Karwa
Independant Consultant

Co-authoring Analytics on Aadhaar for global reference § Interfacing and assisting developing countries in their ID project execution – East African Community Countries & Morocco § Planning & Executing of Aadhaar study tours across India for visiting international delegations

Layak Singh

Artivatic is an end to end AI Infrastructure platform built on deep-tech, machine learning technologies with in-depth analogy of genomic science, psychology & neuroscience. This helps large enterprises, startups & developer to build/integrate intelligent products & solutions withoutany development effort. It focuses on BFSI & Healthcare. In short, Artivatic platform is agnostic innature to enable enterprises to have 'Smart AI Brain' as like humans to take all processes automated and self decisions in real time. 

Harmin Shah
Investment Associate - SaaS

SaaS investing team at SAIF and previously product manager at UrbanClap

Kesava Reddy
VP Sales

VP Sales at E2E

Girish Rowjee

Founder/CEO at Greytip

Manoj Ganapathi
Digital Technology Consultant

Manoj Ganapathi is a seasoned IT professional with 18+ years of experience. He has extensive experience in enterprise & solution architecture, design and implementation of large & complex enterprise systems. As an architect and technology consultant, he has consulted with several large fortune 500 enterprises and also worked with ISVs and startups. In his career, he has worked in multiple technology-oriented and leadership roles across all phases of software development life cycle.

Suma Sundararajan
Vice President (Operations and Partnerships)

Suma Sundararajan is a leading industry expert in the Indian Startup Ecosystem with over a decade of management experience owning instrumental roles in incubators at IIT Madras and Startup Village. After completing her Masters in Public Health and Masters in Environmental Engineering from the United States of America, Suma came back to India and joined the IIT Madras incubation ecosystem. Over the next 9 years, Suma managed the rural development initiatives, built the team, setup incubation process, worked with international collaborations and was heading the IIT Madras Rural Technology and Business Incubator (RTBI). Suma joined Startup Village Collective (SV.CO) to lead Operations, Industry-Academia Partnerships and setup the process(s) and key strategic partnerships including Facebook. 

Adi Suja

Heading team of growth hackers helping startups and SaaS companies grow fasterthan they thought possible with uber-scalable growth hacking strategies. 

Mughilan Thiru Ramasamy

Skylark Drones

Saurabh Arora

Airwoot (acquired by Freshdesk)

Subhendu Panigrahi

Subhendu, also known as chalta firta or perambulating LinkedIn is an active community leader of Bangalore Startup ecosystem. He runs a startup called Skillenza where he helps companies to find right talent through the medium of challenges. Apart from Skillenza he leads India's largest online startups community called Bangalore Startups. A food engineer by education and a foodie by passion, Subhendu is always helping startups through various activities.

Varun Raj
Head - International Business & Partnerships

Exotel Business Dev

Abhay Tandon
Sr. Manager - Innovation and New Capabilities at Anheuser-Busch InBev

Abhay is a startup enthusiast, growth consultant, and evangelist. He is currently working with Tracxn, as the Head for Events and Partnerships. Abhay has closely worked with various startups and funds in India and understands the key issues that startups and various ecosystem players face. He is an upcoming author and is a regular columnist for ‘business growth and strategy’ and ‘Small & Medium Enterprises’ section in a few digital publications. His expertise lies in Investment Consulting, Strategic Growth, Fund Raising, and Strategic Alliances.

Nelson Vasanth J
Lead, Facebook Dev Circle

Founder & CEO of
1.Start-up Mechanics
2.Honey Technologies
Ah! Ventures Bangalore Chapter Head & EIR Head
Chief Strategy & Operating Officer for GazeMatic
Co-Founder & CEO for GSA – SAARC Start-Ups 
Founder & CEO WSF
EDC Advisor for E.G.S Pillay Engineering College.
Advisor to Skill Development Board of Tamil Nadu
Mentor & Advisor for Dept of EEE – Kamaraj Engineering College Madurai
Board of Director & Advisor of Omnia & Dream@Work

Murughan Palaniachari
Principal Consultant - Blockchain & DevOps

Murughan Palaniachari is a Developer, Speaker, Blogger, Trainer, DevOps Coach, and Blockchain Consultant at Pingala Software. 
He has 11+ years of software development & operations experience on multiple technology stack including C#, Javascript, NodeJS, Java, Python & Blockchain. 
He has expertise in Blockchain, Distributed Ledger Technology, Ethereum, Solidity, Hyperledger Fabric, ICO, Wallet and Cryptocurrency.

Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Startup Weekend Bangalore (Enterprise Apps) team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
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Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend Bangalore is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Aravind
  • Vijetha
  • Anup
  • Arun
  • Vishal
  • Ritwik
  • Aayush
  • Abhishek
  • Anurag


Ankur Mehta
Head Community Partnership & Alliances

Started my Journey with a Forex Trading Firm the trading platforms which based in Cyprus & London based companies. I am Certified Six Sigma by British Standard of Institution & ISO 9001:2008 Lead Auditor Certified by Bureau of Indian Standards.

More than 3+ years in Hyderabad Startup Ecosystem being a part of TechStars -Startup Weekend, Founder Institute and CIE IIIT-H Incubator & now T-Hub Foundation which is a unique partnership with Govt. of Telangana. India’s Biggest Incubator & Catalysing In Innovation, Scale & Deal Flow. I am passionate about enabling startups to make positive differences and adding value to the startup ecosystem in the workplace and the economy at large; I believe Playing rock paper scissors not only limited to the company as well as for an individual growth i.e. think B.I.G. (Believe, Inspire, Grow).

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