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Thursday, March 7
 

8:00am

Reload: Mentor Rx - Ideate & Validate
Limited Capacity seats available

SME's from all walks of life share their experience with you. Having pledged mentoring hours, these gurus will sit down with you 1-on-1 to help you with your business ideas, networking and anything else you'd require support with. Come to Reload to have a good meal, and a better conversation.

 NOTE-Entry charge applicable at the venue 

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Have an idea need to validate or create a product?
Always thought you would make a good businessman? Think you have an idea that'll work? Be sure. Get the opinion and feedback of an expert. Meet mentors who can take your idea from potent to perfect. Network with the pundits of your industry.
 



Speakers
avatar for Parag Dhol

Parag Dhol

Director, Inventus Capital
Parag has spent most of his 15 year career as a venture investor in India. He has invested in 25 companies, resulting in 14 exits including three IPOs to date. He began at ICICI Venture in Bangalore in 1993, at a time when the funds managed by the Indian VC industry were less than... Read More →
avatar for Sharad Junghare

Sharad Junghare

Managing Director - Asia Pacific, HireRight
Founder at iSearch Human Capital Solutions Pvt ltd., Consultant and Head - Asia Pacific at HireRight, Founder at iSearch Global Human Capital Sol... Past: SVP - Service Excellence at Sutherland Global Services, President - Asia at Aditya Birla Minacs, VP at 24/7 Customer, Commander... Read More →
avatar for Anindita Phukan

Anindita Phukan

Partner, Tempus Law Associates
Anindita specializes in corporate and commercial laws with focus on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic investments, foreign inward and outbound investments, technology and media and employment related issues. Anindita has sixteen (16) years of experience in advising... Read More →
avatar for Murlidhar S

Murlidhar S

Chief Executive Officer, MeritTrac Services Pvt Ltd


Thursday March 7, 2013 8:00am - 10:00am
Southindies 840/A, 100 Feet Road, Near CMH Road, Indiranagar, Bangalore

8:00am

Reload: Mentor Rx - Retail Therapy
Limited Capacity seats available

SME's from all walks of life share their experience with you. Having pledged mentoring hours, these gurus will sit down with you 1-on-1 to help you with your business ideas, networking and anything else you'd require support with. Come to Reload to have a good meal, and a better conversation. 

The best in Retail come together for your benefit. Learn from the masters of the retail industry as they share their art with you.

 NOTE-Entry charge applicable at the venue 


Speakers
avatar for Hemchandra Javeri

Hemchandra Javeri

Executive Director, FORUM SYNERGIES ( I ) PE FUND MANAGERS PVT LTD
Hemchandra javeri is one of india's leading CEO's with a strong track record of revenue growth, delivering profitability and creating enterprise value. He is a pioneer with several innovations and successes. He has built businesses of brands, retails, premium lifestyle, spirits and... Read More →
avatar for Vaitheeswaran K

Vaitheeswaran K

Founder and CEO, IndiaPlaza.com
K VaitheeswaranÂ’s experience in online retail is almost as old as online retail in India” -Economic Times, July 2011 “K Vaitheeswaran is the father of e-commerce in India” India Retail Forum, September 2011 “K Vaitheeswaran: Pioneering Online Business in India... Read More →
avatar for Suresh Narasimha

Suresh Narasimha

Founder & CEO, TELiBrahma Convergent Communication Pvt. Ltd.



Thursday March 7, 2013 8:00am - 10:00am
Oye Amritsar 3, 80 Feet Road, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar, Bangalore

8:00am

Reload: VC Connect
Limited Capacity seats available

Bangalore's finest dining escapes welcome you with amazing deals. Join open-table discussions or mentor and investor sessions at coolest joints.

 

 NOTE-Entry charge applicable at the venue 


Venture Capitalists
avatar for Mayank Khanduja

Mayank Khanduja

SAIF Partners
Mayank Khanduja joined SAIF in 2011 and is currently an Associate. At SAIF, Mayank primarily focuses on early stage investments in young, dynamic, cutting edge technology startups in India. Mayank also works extensively with two SAIF portfolio companies - Istream and PropTiger. Before... Read More →
avatar for Venkatesh Peddi

Venkatesh Peddi

IDG Ventures India Advisors
Mr. Venkatesh Peddi is Assistant Vice-President at IDG Ventures India Advisors. IDG Ventures manages over US$6 Billion globally and has a portfolio of over 200 technology companies. Venkatesh currently serves on the Board of Directors at Valyoo Technologies (Lenskart.com), and as... Read More →



Thursday March 7, 2013 8:00am - 10:00am
The Ants Cafe 2286/B, 1st Cross, 14th A Main, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar, Bangalore

8:00am

Reload: VC Connect #2
Limited Capacity seats available

Bangalore's finest dining escapes welcome you with amazing deals. Join open-table discussions or mentor and investor sessions at coolest joints.

 

 NOTE-Entry charge applicable at the venue 


Venture Capitalists
avatar for Ashwin Raguraman

Ashwin Raguraman

India Innovation Fund, Promoted by NASSCOM and IKP Knowledge Park
At the India Innovation Fund, Ashwin Raguraman is responsible for initiating deal flows, fundraising, evaluating start-ups for investment and supporting portfolio companies in the technology sector. In his earlier role at NASSCOM, Ashwin played an instrumental role in the creation... Read More →
avatar for Sarabjeet Singh

Sarabjeet Singh

Seedfund
Sarabjeet Singh works with Seedfund, an early stage venture fund, and is based in Bangalore. He also volunteers as the Bangalore Program Leader of Startup Leadership, a global start-up training program. Before Seedfund, Sarabjeet ran a leading student news portal, Letmeknow.in, and... Read More →


Thursday March 7, 2013 8:00am - 10:00am
Cafe Pascucci 191/1, 6th Main, Defence Colony, Indiranagar, Bangalore
  • Happening in Indiranagar
 
Friday, March 8
 

8:00am

Reload: Mentor Rx - Go Time! - Taking Your Product to Market
Limited Capacity seats available

SME's from all walks of life share their experience with you. Having pledged mentoring hours, these gurus will sit down with you 1-on-1 to help you with your business ideas, networking and anything else you'd require support with. Come to Reload to have a good meal, and a better conversation.


The customer is king and the people at this Mentor RX are the people who crowned them so. Learn why having a good product is not enough. Share their wisdom on the best ways to take your product to the market and excel with it.

 NOTE-Entry charge applicable at the venue 


Speakers
avatar for Ashok Das

Ashok Das

Co-founder & Chairman, Clean Tech Special Interest Group
I am an entrepreneur who also likes to help other fledging entrepreneurs and innovators. I believe that the new Indian economy will be driven by MSMEs and entrepreneurs would be at the center of this development. Clean Technologies is my passion and clean energy is my profession... Read More →
avatar for Prof Swami Manohar

Prof Swami Manohar

Founder & MD, LimberLink Technologies Pvt Ltd
Swami Manohar is a distinguished academic, technologist, inventor and serial entrepreneur, with over 20 years of experience in computer science and engineering, andinformation and communication technologies. He has studied and taught at leading universities in India and in the US... Read More →
avatar for Prof Nandini Vaidyanathan

Prof Nandini Vaidyanathan

Founder & Mentor, Carma Venture Services Pvt. Ltd.
She is a traveling teacher who teaches entrepreneurship in several ivy -league business schools around the world. From being just a word in the dictionary a few years ago, it has now consumed her whole being.After 20 years in the corporate sector, working in MNCÂ’s on all inhabited... Read More →
avatar for Anjana Vivek

Anjana Vivek

CEO, Venture Bean Consulting
Anjana Vivek, Director, VentureBean Consulting Private Limited, is a consultant, teacher and writer.Her areas of expertise include business planning, business models, valuation, mergers and acquisitions,negotiation, venture capital and funding strategies. She is an advisor/consultant... Read More →


Friday March 8, 2013 8:00am - 9:00am
Athithyam Dakshin Foods Pvt Ltd No-28 (Old CITB No-220), 39th A Cross, 9th Main, 5th Block, Jayanagar, Bangalore-560041
  • Happening in Jayanagar

8:00am

Reload: Mentor Rx - Chalk Talk: Education
Limited Capacity seats available

SME's from all walks of life share their experience with you. Having pledged mentoring hours, these gurus will sit down with you 1-on-1 to help you with your business ideas, networking and anything else you'd require support with. Come to Reload to have a good meal, and a better conversation.


"Education is not the mere filling of a pail, it's the buffeting windof a sturdy sail." Education is the greatest tool for transforming thenation and the potential it holds is phenomenal. Join our experts as theyguide you through the maze of the ever-evolving education industry.

 

 NOTE-Entry charge applicable at the venue 


Speakers
avatar for Srikanth Iyer

Srikanth Iyer

COO, Pearson Education Services Pvt. Ltd
For over 17 years, Srikanth has been an Information Technology Entrepreneur.Srikanth is the COO of Pearson Education Services, formerly known as Edurite Technologies, a leading education services company working in the school domain in India. He brings sales, operations and strategic... Read More →
avatar for Karthik KS

Karthik KS

Founder & CEO, 24x7 Learning
avatar for Madan Padaki

Madan Padaki

Co-founder & Director, MeritTrac
Madan completed his engineering from the National Institute of Engineering, University of Mysore in 1995 and joined Wipro Corporation and moved on to Infosys Technologies into a Product Management role. He then went on to pursue his MBA from S.P.Jain Institute of Management & Research... Read More →
avatar for Anand Sudarshan

Anand Sudarshan

Managing Director and CEO, Manipal Universal Learning Pvt. Ltd.


Friday March 8, 2013 8:00am - 10:00am
1947 The High Street Building, 5th Floor, 4T Block, Opposite Vijaya College, Jayanagar, Bangalore

8:00am

Reload: VC Connect
Limited Capacity seats available

Bangalore's finest dining escapes welcome you with amazing deals. Join open-table discussions or mentor and investor sessions at coolest joints.

 

 NOTE-Entry charge applicable at the venue 


Venture Capitalists
avatar for Alok Mittal

Alok Mittal

Canaan Partners
With a broad range of hands-on experience founding, funding and supporting early-stage technology companies, Alok Mittal joined Canaan India in March 2006.  Alok focuses on investments in digital media and mobile companies, as well as innovators in managed software services and other... Read More →
avatar for Ramesh Radhakrishnan

Ramesh Radhakrishnan

Director, Artiman
Ramesh Radhakrishnan focuses on early stage technology investments in India.Ramesh has been a member of the founding entrepreneurial team in three startups. He has over 20 years of operational and business experience in the high technology industry, including networking, security... Read More →
avatar for Nishant Verman

Nishant Verman

Canaan Partners
Nishant Verman has 8 years of operational, finance and entrepreneurial experience across Asia and the US. Prior to Canaan, Nishant was co-founder of Groovebug, a personalized music platform for the iPad. Nishant was part of team since inception and focused on multiple aspects including... Read More →


Friday March 8, 2013 8:00am - 10:00am
Daawat-E-Punjab 108, 30th Cross, Diagonally opp Jain Temple, 4th Block, Jayanagar, Bangalore

8:00am

Reload: VC Connect #2
Limited Capacity seats available

Bangalore's finest dining escapes welcome you with amazing deals. Join open-table discussions or mentor and investor sessions at coolest joints.

 

 NOTE-Entry charge applicable at the venue 


Venture Capitalists
avatar for Rutvik Doshi

Rutvik Doshi

Inventus (India) Advisors
12 years internet operating experience in India & U.S.Google-India, Bangalore eCommerce start-up CEORutvik joined Inventus after 12 years of successful operating roles in both India and the U.S.Entrepreneur & Industry Executive - Rutvik has participated in India's fast emerging internet... Read More →
avatar for Aakash Goel

Aakash Goel

Vice President, Bessemer Venture Partners
Aakash Goel is a Vice President with BVP India in Mumbai. He has ~8 years of experience across investing, consulting and entrepreneurship. Aakash joined Bessemer from Sequoia Capital where he focused on investments in technology, consumer internet and payments sectors and was closely... Read More →
avatar for Ashutosh Sharma

Ashutosh Sharma

Norwest Venture Partners
Ashutosh serves as an advisor on venture investments in Indian companies across a wide range of sectors at NVP.   Before joining NVP India, Ashutosh was an investment manager at Qualcomm Ventures where he invested in companies in the mobile infrastructure, mobile apps, e-commerce... Read More →



Friday March 8, 2013 8:00am - 10:00am
Cafe Pascucci The High Street Building, 5th Floor, 4T Block, Opposite Vijaya College, Jayanagar, Bangalore
  • Happening in Jayanagar
 
Saturday, March 9
 

8:00am

Reload: Mentor Rx - Float On: The Cloud Revolution
Limited Capacity seats available

SME's from all walks of life share their experience with you. Having pledged mentoring hours, these gurus will sit down with you 1-on-1 to help you with your business ideas, networking and anything else you'd require support with. Come to Reload to have a good meal, and a better conversation.

They say that every cloud has a silver lining, but some a silver dollar.  At Startup Festival Bangalore, we bring you the czars of the cloud to help you take your business higher than ever before. The cloud will revolutionise business in the days to come; grab your chance to lead that revolution.

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Speakers
avatar for Srivibhavan Balaram

Srivibhavan Balaram

Founder & CEO, CloudByte Inc
avatar for NRK Raman

NRK Raman

Chairman & Advisory Board Member, Atyati Technologies
avatar for Vaibhav Tewari

Vaibhav Tewari

Chief Marketing Officer, Microland
Vaibhav Tewari is the Chief Marketing Officer of Microland responsible for global marketing and services strategy functions of the company.Vaibhav has over 17 yearsÂ’ diversified experience and has been at the forefront of many Industry defining businesses including successful... Read More →
avatar for Ravi Trivedi

Ravi Trivedi

Managing Partner, Srijan Capital
Ravi has several years of experience in investments, digital marketing, product development and software engineering. At Srijan Capital, he is focused on angel investments, and incubating start-ups (www.couponrani.com). He also works as a Principal at Southeast Interactive Technology... Read More →


Saturday March 9, 2013 8:00am - 10:00am
Poolside at Halcyon Halcyon Condominiums, 9, Drafadilla Layout, 4th Block, Koramangala, Bangalore

8:00am

Reload: Mentor Rx - The Art of Scaling
Limited Capacity seats available

SME's from all walks of life share their experience with you. Having pledged mentoring hours, these gurus will sit down with you 1-on-1 to help you with your business ideas, networking and anything else you'd require support with. Come to Reload to have a good meal, and a better conversation.


Size matters, and in business, scale does as well. But the art lies in doing this with skill. We bring you the industry experts who have taken their respective businesses national and beyond. Scale the peaks of business excellence.

 NOTE-Entry charge applicable at the venue 


Speakers
avatar for Suryanarayanan A

Suryanarayanan A

Head of Operations, Indian Institute for Human Settlements
A first generation serial entrepreneur, Surya has the distinction of spotting opportunities where not many would look for. He began his career working for companies like Union Carbide and Nicholas Laboratories but began his entrepreneurial stints with a pharmaceutical company called... Read More →
avatar for T.R. Anand

T.R. Anand

Management Consultant & Advisor, T R Anand Consultants, SRM Group
avatar for MJ Aravind

MJ Aravind

Partner, Artiman Ventures
MJ Aravind has over 25 years of global operational experience with large multinational corporations including: Compaq, DEC, and Xerox in areas such as product management, customer service, field operations and purchasing. Aravind leverages his operational experience and extensive... Read More →
avatar for Revathy Ashok

Revathy Ashok

Independent Consultant
Revathy Ashok has had successful leadership experience of over three decades spanning variety of industries - Private Equity, software and IT enabled services, manufacturing, infrastructure and real estate, international trading organisations in Senior Management positions handling... Read More →
avatar for Samir Kumar

Samir Kumar

Managing Director, Inventus Capital Partners
Samir is a founding partner of Inventus Capital Partners, a Venture Firm being formed to invest in entrepreneurs building global product and services companies in Silicon Valley & India. Prior to Inventus, Samir led the India investments for Acer Technology Ventures (ATV), investing... Read More →


Saturday March 9, 2013 8:00am - 10:00am
Oye Amritsar 54, 5th A Cross, Canara Bank Road, 6th Block, Koramangala, Bangalore

8:00am

Reload: VC Connect
Limited Capacity seats available

Bangalore's finest dining escapes welcome you with amazing deals. Join open-table discussions or mentor and investor sessions at coolest joints.

 
 NOTE-Entry charge applicable at the venue 


Venture Capitalists
avatar for Bharati Jacob

Bharati Jacob

SeedFund
Bharati Jacob is the Founder- Partner of Seedfund based in Bangalore. She brings over 24 years of diverse and rich experience in venture investing, marketing and financial services. She has been in venture investing since 2000 across 3 funds. She began her investing career with Infinity... Read More →
avatar for Kiranbir Nag

Kiranbir Nag

Principal, Saama Capital India Advisors, LLP
Kiranbir Nag is a Principal for Saama Capital, where he is responsible for identifying co-investment opportunities and working with portfolio companies to assist them in their growth. Based in Bangalore, Nag is responsible for identifying companies that will capitalize on the growth... Read More →



Saturday March 9, 2013 8:00am - 10:00am
Coffee On Canvas 84, 2nd Floor, ST Bed Layout, 4th Main, 4th Block, Koramangala, Bangalore
  • Happening in Coffee on Canvas, Koramangala

8:00am

Reload: VC Connect #2
Limited Capacity seats available

Bangalore's finest dining escapes welcome you with amazing deals. Join open-table discussions or mentor and investor sessions at coolest joints.

 

 NOTE-Entry charge applicable at the venue 


Venture Capitalists
avatar for Rahul Chowdhuri

Rahul Chowdhuri

Helion Advisors Pvt. Ltd.
Rahul has 13 years of experience in venture investing, strategy consulting, business planning and product management. Rahul has been with Helion since 2007. He serves on the board of YLG and helps manage investments in HooposGlobal Talent Track and Vienova. Prior to joining Helion, Rahul was a Group Program Manager at Microsoft. Between 2005 and early 2007, Rahul led the Microsoft Dynamics product planning and Office Live program management team. At Microsoft, Rahul also helped develop business strategy to build a web and mobile based... Read More →
avatar for Snigdha Rao

Snigdha Rao

Senior Investment Manager, Aavishkaar Venture Management Services
Snigdha Rao is a Senior Investment Manager at Aavishkaar, an early stage investor focused on rural / semi-urban linked enterprises. She looks at opportunities in the education, healthcare, energy and agribusiness sectors at the fund. Prior to Aavishkaar, Snigdha led the BYST Gro... Read More →


Saturday March 9, 2013 8:00am - 10:00am
Bohemia hall at Halcyon Halcyon Condominiums, 9, Drafadilla Layout, 4th Block, Koramangala, Bangalore