Startup Weekend Delhi NCR - Innovator's Edition

    Friday, May 22 - 24, 2015


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  2. Schedule
  3. Speakers
  4. Judges
  5. Coaches and Mentors
  6. Sponsors
  7. Organizing Team
  8. Blog
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Startup Weekend Delhi NCR - Innovator's Edition

Friday, May 22 - 24, 2015



Friday, May 22 - 24, 2015
Event starts at 6:00 pm

Stirring Minds
238 A
Udyog Vihar, Phase - 4
Gurgaon, Haryana 122016

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Start your Entrepreneurial journey here in 54 hrs !! No Talk, All Action !!


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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday May 22nd


6:00 pm
Registration
Arrive at the venue and get checked in


7:00 pm
Networking
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


8:30 pm
Dinner
Dinner along with campaigning


9:00 pm
Voting
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 May 23rd


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


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


12:00 pm
Lunch


1:00 pm
Check-In
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
Dinner


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


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

Sunday May 24th


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


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


12:00 pm
Lunch


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
Dinner


5:00 pm
Final Presentations


7:30 pm
Judging & Awards


8:30 pm
Wrap-Up


9:00 pm
Go Home!



Speakers


Varun Khaitan
Co-founder UrbanClap

Co-founder UrbanClap
UrbanClap (www.urbanclap.com) is an online platform which helps customers find and hire trusted service professionals. Whether you are looking to decorate your home, get candid pictures of your wedding, plan your kid’s birthday, learn yoga or get a massage at home, we are a sure shot destination for your service needs.

Event Judges


Bhawna Agarwal
Chief Executive Officer

Bhawna is an award-winning Digital leader & an entrepreneur with 16+ years in leading media houses, Internet companies & start-ups in India.
LinkedIn featured her in 'Power Profiles in India' - indicating the most visited industry profiles in 2012.
Currently Advisory Board Member - Venture Fund.
Advisory Board Member -OYO Rooms
CEO - Luxury Retail Services Pvt Ltd




Coaches and Mentors


Pranav Bhatia
Founder, Stirring Minds

Pranav Bhatia has been involved with startups for more than a decade. He worked with a few educational test prep startups and took the plunge to start his own venture ZIGEDU Learning Solutions to leverage technology in educational methods used in colleges across the globe. Later, ZIGEDU acquired the Indian operation of a UK- based group, and Pranav founded Lemon Interactive Inc, which provides tech solutions and develops internal proprietary products.
With over seven years of experience in educational ventures and guiding more than 20,000 students across classrooms, Pranav strongly felt the lack of platforms which help grow and nurture early entrepreneurial minds, creatives and freelancers.


Anshul Sushil
Co-founder at BoringBrands.com

To create iconic brands.

Specialties:Brand Management, Media planning, Market research, Direct Marketing, Budgeting and planning, Services branding, Product branding and Social Media


Vishal Bansal
CEO, HealthStart

Early Stage Investor in healthcare start ups, Physician Entrepreneur & Management Consultant with a clinical background, an international MBA and strong entrepreneurial leaning and experience in healthcare

Specialties: Entrepreneurship, Management Consulting, Product Development, Digital Healthcare, Healthcare Innovation, Healthcare IT, Venture Capital & Mentorship


Ishita Matharu
Founder - Mechenex

Ishita Matharu is the founder of Mechenex a certified car assistance network. Prior to Mechenex, she was in the online marketing space at Google since 2010. Having experienced different roles, she discovered her passion for Small & medium businesses and startups as an Account manager helping them grow using Google's advertising solutions.
Apart from this, she is a Krav Maga instructor and conducts several workshops for self defense under the organization Krav Maga India. And whenever a few months in a year permit, she does a Bharatnatiyam dance show with her group 'Jyotsna Shourie's dance center' in some city in the world.
Having worked with more than a 1000 companies at Google, she loves guiding companies to strategize their digital solutions to create brands online and drive performance.


Manan Vohra
Founder at Hadean Labs Ltd.

Helps startups with idea validation, develop product roadmaps, set user experience goals and successfully run customer growth sprints. 

Mentoring startups at @bbclabs @virginstartup


Varun Khaitan
Co-founder UrbanClap

Co-founder UrbanClap
UrbanClap (www.urbanclap.com) is an online platform which helps customers find and hire trusted service professionals. Whether you are looking to decorate your home, get candid pictures of your wedding, plan your kid’s birthday, learn yoga or get a massage at home, we are a sure shot destination for your service needs.


Kanika Sood
Founder - NIEV- Needful Initiatives for Environment Ventures

NIEV works within the framework of Cause Marketing and CSR strategies enabling multiple stakeholder involvement which transforms into generous, compassionate and conscious initiatives.


Shishir Gupta
Entrepreneur, Strategic Advisor & Angel Investor

B.Com, LL.B. & MBA with 11 years of Experience in various domains of Information Technology. Founded IT Company in 2003 and Developed Application in different technologies. Invested in various startups and associated as Strategic Advisor with Large Business Groups


Kartik Venkataraman
Founder

Kartik is a veteran in the travel, ecommerce, digital space, with global experience building and scaling B2C businesses, using analytics, marketing, decision sciences to improve and scale businesses. Prior to founding RedCarpet, Kartik was VP of Marketing & Analytics at Tradus, where he drove triple digit topline growth while significantly improving overall profitability. Kartik held numerous leadership roles at Travelocity and Sabre, where he built products and processes to optimize decision making in multiple areas including pricing, display and merchandizing, marketing and customer care. Kartik holds a Masters from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Bachelors from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi


Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Startup Weekend Delhi NCR - Innovator's Edition 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 Delhi is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Umesh
    Gupta
  • Neha
    Arora
  • Anurag
    Maloo
  • Vibhor
    Arora
  • Anukriti
    Jain
  • Ishan
    Sain

Facilitators


Yatin K Thakur
Serial Entrepreneur

Yatin is a serial entrepreneur and an active startup ecosystem developer. He heads "Startup India" besides running a chain of coworking space under the name of "CoworkIn". He is also a part of the core team at Techstars and is a Startup Weekend Global Facilitator.


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