Techstars Startup Weekend Delhi 2019

    Friday, April 12 - 14, 2019

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  2. Schedule
  3. Speakers
  4. Judges
  5. Coaches and Mentors
  6. Sponsors
  7. Organizing Team
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Techstars Startup Weekend Delhi 2019

Friday, April 12 - 14, 2019

Friday, April 12 - 14, 2019
Event starts at 5:00 pm

Supreme Cowork
3rd Floor, DLF City Centre Mall
Shalimar Bagh
Delhi, Delhi 110088

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Build an amazing startup in Delhi, amid experienced mentors and judges, all in an unforgettable 54 hours!


Techstars Startup Weekend Delhi 2019, in association with Google for Startups, is a 54-hour events where you can build your own startup or join a startup team, get mentored by industry leading entrepreneurs & investors and present to a panel of experienced judges.


Supreme Cowork, New Delhi
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Friday, 12th April 2019, 6 PM Onwards

How to Attend

  • Book a ticket through 
  • The event pass includes :-
  1. Food and drinks for the weekend
  2. Awesome opportunity to network with experienced mentors, judges, investors, and more.
  3. Opportunity to get FUNDED and MENTORED
  4. Exclusive discounted startup services to kickstart your venture

Who can Attend

Anyone and everyone interested in jumping on the startup bandwagon, launching their own venture or joining a new venture team, and willing to network and form valuable connections.

Here's how it goes-

  • The participants (you) have 60 seconds to make a pitch (optional) 
  • All the pitches are whittled down to the top ideas 
  • Teams form around the ideas and work over the course of the weekend to develop prototypes, conduct research and create pitches. 
  • A community of experienced mentors and coaches are available on Saturday and Sunday to assist the teams with their product development, marketing strategies, presentation and more.
  • The weekend culminates with presentations in front of an audience of judges and potential investors.


Call - 7290076757 

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What You’ll Get Out of the Event:

Each participant will get:
  • An exclusive .co domain including the hosting for a year- FREE!
  • $3000 worth Google Cloud Platform credits to build mobile and web apps.
  • Exclusive Startup Weekend goodies and SWAGS.
  • Official Startup Weekend Certificate!
  • Coffee, Snacks-available all day to power up your brain.
  • Unlimited gourmet buffet food over the course of the weekend (that's 7 meals!)
The Winner Teams get🏆🎁🎉
  • 'Startup Weekend Delhi' Title Winner
  • Free Co-working space for 3 MONTHS by Supreme Cowork
  • Investors Connect and Funding from various Angel & VC Firms
  • Free Company Registration, GST Consultancy and GST Registration!
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Friday April 12th

5:00 pm
Arrive at the venue and get checked in

6:00 pm
Dinner & Networking
Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants

6:30 pm
Welcome & Speakers
Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and community leaders

7:00 pm
Pitches Start
Optionally line up to give your pitch

8:00 pm
Attendees vote for the top pitches

8:30 pm
Form Teams
Teams start forming and discussing ideas

9:00 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 April 13th

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 April 14th

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

4:00 pm

5:00 pm
Final Presentations

7:30 pm
Judging & Awards

8:30 pm

9:00 pm
Go Home!


Saarthak Bakshi
Founder, International Fertility Centre

Saarthak is a TedX Speaker, Mentor, Advisor, Venture Capitalist, Angel Investor and more! He is the Founder of International Fertility Centre, that has more than 14 clinics located across India and Nepal. He is also a mentor at Founder Institute, the world’s premier idea-stage accelerator and startup launch program.

Event Judges

Alok Mittal
Cofounder & CEO, Indifi | Founding member, Indian Angel Network

Alok is Cofounder and CEO of Indifi, a platform to expand access to debt financing for Indian SMEs. He is also a founding member of Indian Angel Network, a forum for making angel investments.

He last led India operations of Canaan Partners, a premier US based venture capital firm. Earlier, he cofounded that was acquired by Alok is a computer science graduate from IIT Delhi, and completed his MS and Management of Technology programs from UC Berkeley.

Pallav Pandey
CoFounder, Fastfox | Cofounder, Knowlarity Communications

Pallav Pandey is a serial entrepreneur and the founder, CEO of Broex, a technology driven collaboration platform for real estate brokers. Before starting Broex in 2014, Pallav served as Cofounder and COO at Knowlarity Communications.

Pallav is an angel investor in technology startups Crownit, Unirow inc.

He is a BTech from IIT Kanpur and his company Broex has been described as "the largest network of real estate brokers in India" in an article in Business Standard.

Akshat Saxena
Founder, Epay Later | BusinessWorld 40 Under 40

Akshat is the Co-founder of ePayLater - India's first "Buy now Pay later" checkout service, as well as India’s first Digital Credit Card.

Being featured in Business World 40 under 40, Akshat has 10+ years of cross-sectional experience of setting up and managing data-driven businesses, along with professional experiences with industry majors like Oracle, IBM, SAP and TransUnion.

Pankaj Agarwal
Cofounder, Hello Travel

Pankaj describes himself as a risk taker and startup enthusiast. He is the Co-founder and CEO of Hello Travel, a travel marketplace connecting travellers with travel agents, free of cost. 

In addition, he has also co-founded 2 other digital portals, and was acknowledged one of the Top 15 Young Entrepreneurs in India by BusinessWorld. His key areas of interest are Data analytics and Product Development & Design.

Coaches and Mentors

Mohit Bansal
Deck Rooster-Founder & CEO

Mohit is founder of Deck Rooster, a pitch & presentation design studio. Before that he has dabbled with a variety of businesses (from managing a Poultry Farm to setting up and running a Wire Manufacturing Unit, from setting up one of India’s first Co-working Space-cum-Startup Incubator to Heading Sales for one of the largest Digital Marketing Agencies in India).

He is a startup evangelist and extremely passionate about revenue generating product startups solving real problems for Consumers and Small Businesses.

Pranav Ahuja
Founder, Xeno

Pranav built a B2B product from scratch for hotels, travel agents, corporates and car agency owners, winning the most innovative product award at 2 TTF travel conferences, in 2013 & 2014.  He has also launched:
  • the Traviate iniative to promote travel entrepreneurship
  • to make quizzing fun online
  • IEEE Programmers League
His core areas of expertise are building company culture, customer development, product design, and business strategy.

Ruchita Handa
Director, Tie Delhi-NCR

Ruchita is currently part of the core team of TiE Delhi-NCR ( The Indus Entrepreneurs- Delhi), a Global Not for Profit which has the world's largest network of entrepreneurs and have been engaged extensively as a startup enthusiast working with senior entrepreneurs and investors to evangelize and create a mentoring network for early stage and ideating startups. I also have extensive past experience in marketing and business development in Banking and Telecom sector

Manasvi Singh
Co-Founder, Buddy4Study

Manasvi is the Co-Founder of Buddy4Study, India’s largest scholarship search engine portal, connected to more than 6 lakh students. He is a dynamic professional, who has experienced both the corporate and entrepreneurial flavors of industry.

Attul Ashwani Khera
Founder, Inchh and Yard AND The Exclusive Home

Attul is an experienced founder with a demonstrated history of working in Banking & Financials as well as the Real Estate Industry. He is the Founder of The Exclusive Homes, a One Stop Solution for the entire real estate needs of individuals, corporate employees, embassies & expatriates.

Mudit Vijayvergiya
Co-founder, Curofy

Mudit is the co-founder and director of Curofy, a premium  a medical case discussion platform for doctors, the largest social network of over 3,00,000 verified doctors in India. Graduate from IIT Delhi, he won the IIT Delhi alumni award in 2014 and was selected in Forbes India 30 under 30 list of 2018.

Ashwin Sinha
Investorpreneur, advantEdge VC

Ashwin is an InvestorPreneur at His prior experiences include being one of the Founding members of, and co-founding Decimated Sanity - cloud compute platform for Augmented Reality games on smartphones and wearables.

Amit Singal
CEO, Startup Buddy

A Chartered Accountant with demonstrated history of working in the accounting industry, Amit is currently the CEO of Startup Buddy. Startup Buddy is a one-stop shop offering end-to-end solutions of financial and startup advisory services. Incorporated in 2015, it has over 50+ Clients PAN India, including innerChef, ScoopWhoop, Internshala etc.

Ananteshwar Singh
Product Head, The Luxury Closet

With a B.Tech and M.Tech from IIT Bombay and an MBA from ISB Hyderabad, Anant is currently the Head of Product Management at The Luxury Closet, disruptive global ecommerce company of the middle east in pre-owned luxury space. He has also headed the Product Teams at Nearbuy and Shop Clues.

Ankit Prasad
Founder & CEO, Bobble AI

Having dropped out from IIT Delhi to pursue entrepreneurship, Ankit Prasad founded Bobble Keyboard at the age of 24, and leads the team, backed by 16 reputed angel investors, and SAIF Partners, India’s most successful VC fund. Bobble is the most viral and engaged keyboard App with over 15 million users gained in less than three years of launch.

Harsh Agarwal
Independent Consultant

A strategist and economist with interest and experience in political economy, macro economic analysis, development planning, small-scale industries, and more. In the past 11 years, Harsh has worked in various capacities on major projects, having also co-founded CURE - India’s first and largest non-profit organisation dedicated solely towards the elimination of ragging.

Ishan Singh
Founder - Revstart (Incubator / Accelerator)

Hands on Entrepreneur with 22+ years of experience, Ishan is the Founder of Revstart - a Coworking, Incubation & Acceleration Centre which provides a complete ecosystem to startups. 
He is on the Board of 4 companies and has exited from 3 investments and 5 have raised follow on rounds. He’s also a Charter member at TiE, part of the founding team at TiE - New York in 1998, and an active member with Mumbai Angels and IAN - the Indian Angel Network. 

Ashok Mittal
CEO, Prest Loans

Ashok is the Founder and CEO of PrestLoans, a New age FinTech NBFC for small businesses, providing easy and quick finance to support businesses. He is a a result oriented corporate professional who has been leading teams for the past 20 years, with proficiency in Revenue Maximization.

Nav Singh
Cofounder, Stamplet (HongKong)

Nav co-founded Stamplet with a mission to provide an equal footing to Shopping malls in an era of virtual shopping. Prior to Stamplet, he worked with Nielsan. He has 9+ years of professional experience in Client Servicing, delivering Go-To-Market & retail insights to some of the large FMCG companies & retailers globally.

kunal kumar
Sr. PM - Navisite India, Serial Entrepreneur, Cyber Forensics Expert

Kunal Kumar has a very diverse professional portfolio, his master’s degree is in Cyber Law & Security after a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Applications. He is also a Certified Ethical Hacker, Certified Hacking and Forensics Investigator, VMware certified professional and Cisco certified among other titles.

Nishant Gadihoke
CTO, Oswald Labs

Featured in Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2018, Nishant is the CTO of Oswald Labs, an accessibility technology company that's building products for the differently abled. He also developed a blind-friendly Digital India smartphone operating system using a vibrations and speech user interface, going ahead to win Startup India Rocks 2016.

Sathya Narayanan
Associate Director, Ninjacart

Heading the first ever Operations team in Indian Retail industry for Self-checkouts, Sathya built the core Operations team from 0-50 people over a period of 1.5yrs and set up Operations in Major Indian cities like Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Hyderabad and Shimoga. He was also one of the Four members chosen for the First ever batch of Enter, a fast-track leadership program in UTAS, India

Bhanu Prakash
Cofounder, Exploring Infinities

Bhanu’s Superhuman Abilities in doing complex mathematical calculations at unimaginable speed with 100% accuracy has earned him the nicknames like “The Fastest Human Calculator in the World.”
He holds 50 Limca Book Records and 4 World Records for being The Fastest Human Calculator. Founder and CEO of 3 companies,  he has been invited by various global institutions to share “how to amplify human brain’s efficiency”.

Ashish Gulati
Co-Founder, FoodCham

Co-Founder of FoodCham, a user friendly digital ordering system for restaurants and the visitors in the restaurant, Ashish also Leads Initiatives at Headstart Delhi, the largest network of early-stage startups in India. A tech savvy by heart and an Indie game developer, he is profound in creating Augmented Reality experiences.

Sameer Srivastava
Founder, 286media

With a vision to create awareness towards small and medium scale industries, Sameer founded 286media - a platform providing all kind of services that a new business requires including Marketing, Event Organizing, Directory services, Information, Advertising etc.

Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Techstars Startup Weekend Delhi 2019 team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
Learn how to become a sponsor here.

Signature Sponsors

Supreme Cowork is a professional Coworking Space located in North Delhi, offering business professionals, freelancers, entrepreneurs and small business owners an amazing place to work.

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Global Sponsors

Outreach & Ecosystem

Media Partner

Food Partner

Organizing Team

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

  • Disha
  • Tanvi
  • Anurag


Anurag Maloo
Head of Partnerships (Asia), Seedstars

Anurag Maloo is an Indo-Asian startup community architect, and currently works with Seedstars to build right partnerships to impact people's lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. Previously, as a Regional Manager for South & Central Asia with Techstars and Startup Weekend for 5.5 years, he was responsible for the cultivation and sustained growth of vibrant startup ecosystems in India, SAARC nations (Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Afghanistan, Maldives) and Central Asian countries (Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan). He is incredibly passionate about fostering entrepreneurship, innovation ecosystem, grassroots leadership, and building strong collaborative startup communities. He has been involved in various startup initiatives, community empowerment and leadership development programs, and bringing innovation into the corporate world. He has done impact trips to nearly 58+ countries across 6 continents working with startup founders, entrepreneurs, innovators, community builders, investors, and governments to develop their entrepreneurship ecosystems. With his proven track record of experience cultivating key influencers within diverse geopolitical regions, Anurag has succeeded in creating inclusive startup communities in turbulent and struggling, yet developing ecosystems and emerging economies of Asia. His interests range from entrepreneurship to education, startups to sustainability, social impact to grassroots innovations, and peace building communities. Being a storyteller, teacher and life explorer, he can be found having engaging in authentic conversations with friends and random people, sharing life stories, radiating positive joyous happy energies, enriching audiences with his traveling experiences and narrating inspirational humane stories around the world from the hot deserts of Rajasthan to the cold and polar deserts of Antarctica, from travelling along the ancient trade cities on Silk Road to the vast, wild grasslands and virgin landscapes of nomadic Mongolia, and to trekking to the Base of the World's highest mountain, Mt. Everest Basecamp. 

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