SMARTup
May 11, 2019

91springboard, Mumbai

What is SMARTup?

SMARTup is a series of round table knowledge sharing and networking events being organized by ah! Ventures & meetingsandoffices.com as part of their endeavour to connect the startup fraternity and create valuable business centric conversations between domain specialists and entrepreneurs.


The focus of these events would be to deal with issues and problems that plague young companies and divert their focus from their core competencies and business. Issues such as business planning and strategy development, aligning immediate and long term goals, generating investor interest, scaling a business, managing cash flows, building sticky relationships & customer loyalty, getting paying customers, regulations, compliance, understanding term sheets, understanding how to go about building your tech as a non-techie without a tech co-founder, sales and marketing processes, how to focus on and enhance the logic of business, what is the role of IoT in business, when do you need AI and what does Ai mean beyond chatbots for your business etc. will all be amongst the critical topics that would be covered under the series.


SMARTup is a focused and enriched networking and knowledge sharing experience that will bring tremendous value to entrepreneurs and young businesses. Each SMARTup event shall have limited seating.

Sessions

track3

Timing: 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Understanding Term sheet


'Letter of Intent', 'Memorandum of Understanding' or 'Agreement in Principle' call it whatever, a term sheet sure is a scary pickle for every new startup founder.


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track5

Timing: 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Effects of Budget 2019 and Angel Tax on the Startup Ecosystem


It is that time of the year when the budget is out, people are talking only numbers and to top it all, there's elections.


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track3

Timing: 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Is your startup ready for funding?- Investor Perspective


Money is the fuel to the car of business. But how do you know if you business is ready to upgrade from hand cart to bullock cart or bullock cart to motorcycle?


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Schedule

May 11th, 2019
  • Main Hall
  • Morning Sessions: Knowledge & 1-on-1 Networking Sessions

    10:00 AM - 10:30 AM - Registration

    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM - Kickstart and spirit of SMARTup

    11:00 AM - 11:45 AM - Understanding Term Sheet

    12:00 PM - 12:45 PM - Effects of Budget 2019 and Angel Tax on the Startup Ecosystem

    01:00 PM - 01:30 PM - Is your startup ready for funding?- Investor Perspective

  • Lunch Begins
  • 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM - LUNCH

  • Lunch Ends
  • Afternoon Session: Startup Pitches

    02:30 PM - 05:00 PM - Startup Investor 1 -on- 1

    05:15 PM - 06:00 PM - Startup Pitches

    06:00 PM - Closing

Eminent Attendees

Anisha Patnaik
Anisha Patnaik
Co-Founder, LexStart Consultancy

Anisha is the Co-founder of Lexstart - a web-based platform that provides legal and compliance services exclusively to Startups ...

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Anisha Patnaik

Co-Founder, LexStart Consultancy

Rema Subramanian
Rema Subramanian
Partner, Ankur Capital

Ankur Capital is an India focused early stage fund. We invest in startup businesses in agritech, health and education. ...

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Rema Subramanian

Partner, Ankur Capital

Satish Kataria
Satish Kataria
Investment Head , Viridian Asset Advisors Private Limited

With a total industry experience of eighteen years in various domains, including public relations, brand management and PE/VC Investment management - Satish has always been keen to assist start-ups. ...

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Satish Kataria

Investment Head , Viridian Asset Advisors Private Limited

Sharan Aggarwal
Sharan Aggarwal
Angel Investor

MSc Finance and Private Equity from LSE (Class of 2016), engaged in angel investing IN INDIA ...

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Sharan Aggarwal

Angel Investor

Nitin Chaudhary
Nitin Chaudhary
Founder, NC Financial advisory Services

Nitin Chaudhary is a Production Engineer and holds a Masters degree in Finance. He has over 6 years of experience ...

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Nitin Chaudhary

Founder, NC Financial advisory Services

Manish Balwani
Manish Balwani
Founder, Managing Partner, Value Creation Catalyst Services LLP

Manish Balwani (MMS --- Finance, B.Com), is the Founder & Managing Partner, Value Creation Catalyst Services LLP (estd: 2013)...

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Manish Balwani

Founder, Managing Partner, Value Creation Catalyst Services LLP

Amit Kumar
Amit Kumar
Founder & CEO, NoBroker.com

Amit is the founder & CEO of NoBroker.com, a disruptive real-estate platform and one of the fastest growing startups in India. They’ve raised $20 million so far, a $3 million Series-A from SAIF partners and Fulcrum ventures in Jan...

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Amit Kumar

Founder & CEO, NoBroker.com

Murtuza	Haryanawalla
Murtuza Haryanawalla
Product Marketing, Startups & Venture Professional

Silicon Valley product and business professional. Currently immersed in India, building a niche technology community and presence in the early stage startup ecosystem. ...

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Murtuza Haryanawalla

Product Marketing, Startups & Venture Professional

Devang Raja
Devang Raja
Founder, Venture Wolf

With more than 15 Years of experience in Financial Services Industry, Devang Raja is the Founder at Venture Wolf, a renowned speaker and startup jury panel member at Million Minds, ambassador ...

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Devang Raja

Founder, Venture Wolf

Shilpa Sehgal
Shilpa Sehgal
Associate Partner, Equanimity Investments

A rank-holder Chartered Accountant, I have been part of the finance industry for the last 17 years. ...

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Shilpa Sehgal

Associate Partner, Equanimity Investments

Namrata Dedhia
Namrata Dedhia
Partner, Shah Dedhia & Associates

Namrata is a practicing Chartered Accountant, specializing in domestic and cross border tax consultancy, with over 10 years of experience. ...

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Namrata Dedhia

Partner, Shah Dedhia & Associates

Ankit Solanki
Ankit Solanki
Advisor, Vida Ventures

Co-founder @kipomo.com [Wealth Whispers], Simplifying investment for everyone. ...

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Ankit Solanki

Advisor, Vida Ventures

Nitin Parab
Nitin Parab
CEO, Crosslink International

Philosophy:
Establish the Greatness of Indian Thought through Action

Purpose:
To Ignite Business Minds to establish Global presence

...

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Nitin Parab

CEO, Crosslink International

Mukesh Malik
Mukesh Malik
Partner and CEO SMARTup, ah! Ventures

A Business transformation expert and startup evangelist, actively engaged in innovations in BFSI, Retail, Wellness, entertainment and many more industries...

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Mukesh Malik

Partner and CEO SMARTup, ah! Ventures

Amitabh Sinha
Amitabh Sinha
Co-founder & Chief Strategy Officer, meetingsandoffices.com

Cofounder & Chief Strategy Officer, meetingsandoffices.com | Code Breaker, Dcyphr | Ex Chief Executive Officer, SMEConfex | Ex Director, Start-Ups Council of India | Ex Director Finance & Investment, SME Chamber of India...

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Amitabh Sinha

Co-founder & Chief Strategy Officer, meetingsandoffices.com

Meenal Sinha
Meenal Sinha
Founder & CEO, meetingsandoffices.com

Meenal started off in the shared workspace industry by building Servcorp – one of India's earliest shared space offerings – into a profitable entity. She has subsequently also consulted extensively on the creation of conventional shared workspaces and the new age co-work...

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Meenal Sinha

Founder & CEO, meetingsandoffices.com

Abhijeet Kumar
Abhijeet Kumar
Co-founder, Pronto Infotech
Co-Founder, ah! Ventures


Working hard paves the way, working smart gets you there
  • Graduate IIT Mumbai (2003 Batch)
  • Analyst with Deloitte for 1.5 years
  • Co-founder, Pronto Infotech (A technology company with about 50 employees and offices in Mumbai & Delhi)

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Abhijeet Kumar

Co-founder, Pronto Infotech
Co-Founder, ah! Ventures

Harshad Lahoti
Harshad Lahoti
Founding Partner & CEO, ah! Ventures

Currently at the helm of four companies in the Financial Services & Consultancy space, creating and growing businesses is not new for Harshad. He made his beginnings as a Management Executive with Larsen & Toubro, where he was assessed to be a high level performer and selected for their esteemed Management Leadership Program...

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Harshad Lahoti

Founding Partner & CEO, ah! Ventures

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    Mumbai, Maharashtra- 400079
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