SMARTup
OCTOBER 28, 2017

FUNDTONIC Mumbai

India

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 start up 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 competences 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

Date: October 28, 2017

Venue: FundTonic Mumbai


Sessions: 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Structuring Incentive Plan for Employees, Advisors and Mentors - Anisha Patnaik, Co-Founder LexStart


  • ESOPs, Advisor Equity, Mentor Stock, these are the terms you hear a lot these days. But do you understand how each one of these work?
  • Join Anisha Patnaik, Co-Founder of LexStart for a session on Legalities of Structuring Incentive Plan for Employees, Advisors and Mentors.

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track5

Date: October 28, 2017

Venue: FundTonic Mumbai

Sessions: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

How to Win the SEO War? - Kiran Patil CEO & Founder, Growisto


  • How to drive SEO for your business?
  • How does the roadmap change for your segment?

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track3

Date: October 28, 2017

Venue: FundTonic Mumbai


Sessions: 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Practical Mantras for Raising Capital - Shrirang Tambe, Founder and CEO, Origa Leasing


The session will give you practical insight in raising capital. The session will provide you execution level insights in how to go about raising capital. No high level gyan ! No rosy scenarios ! Only hard facts ! Right from conceptualising fund raise to signing the dotted lines, the session will take you through a journey which has lots of ups and downs in real life.


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Schedule

October 28 - Saturday
  • Main Hall
  • Morning Session: Knowledge & 1-on-1 Networking Sessions

    10:00 AM - 10:15 AM - ah! Ventures & meetingsandoffices.com Introduction

    10:15 AM - 10:30 AM - FundTonic Introduction

    10:30 AM - 12:30 AM - Knowledge Sessions

    10:30 AM - 01:00 PM - 1-on-1 Networking Sessions

  • Lunch Begins
  • 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM - Lunch & Networking

  • Lunch Ends
  • Afternoon Session: Startup Pitches

    02:00 PM - 04:30 PM - Startup Pitches

    03:00 PM - 03:30 PM - SmartX Talk

Eminent Attendees

Ajeet Khurana
Ajeet Khurana
Angel Investor & Author, Ideas That Scale

Ajeet Khurana wears many hats: author, angel investor, mentor, TEDx speaker, steering committee of the NASSCOM Start-Up Warehouse, ex-advisor to Kalaari Capital, and former CEO of...

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Ajeet Khurana

Angel Investor & Author, Ideas That Scale

Dr. Apoorv Sharma
Dr. Apoorv Sharma
Co-Founder, Venture Catalysts

A doyenne in the field of early stage investment and start-up incubation, Dr. Apoorv Ranjan Sharma is the Co-Founder of Venture Catalysts, India’s first Seed Investment & Innovation platform. In his role, he is responsible for driving the strategic planning and overseeing the...

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Dr. Apoorv Sharma

Co-Founder, Venture Catalysts

Miten Mehta
Miten Mehta
Cofounder, Spinta Global Accelerator

Miten Mehta is Co-Founder of Spinta Global Accelerator, HQ out of Fremont, CA, that delivers 'Silicon Valley Co-Acceleration Model' for fast growth companies...

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Miten Mehta

Cofounder, Spinta Global Accelerator

Anurag Kedia
Anurag Kedia
Co-Founder, Four Fountains De-Stress Spas, NuAyurveda Clincis & Four Fountains Labs

A chemical engineer from IIT Bombay and a PGDM from IIM Ahmedabad. Anurag has worked with Tata Administrative Services and KPMG before becoming an entrepreneur...

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Anurag Kedia

Co-Founder, Four Fountains De-Stress Spas, NuAyurveda Clincis & Four Fountains Labs

Anisha Patnaik
Anisha Patnaik
Co-Founder, LexStart

Anisha is the Co-founder of Lexstart- a web-based platform that provides legal and compliance services exclusively to Startups. She is a lawyer with over a decade of corporate...

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Anisha Patnaik

Co-Founder, LexStart

Anisha Patnaik
Kiran Patil
Digital Marketer, Entrepreneur, Angel Investor

Kiran Patil has over 11 years of experience in SEO and digital marketing and has helped several companies like MakeMyTrip, Oyo Rooms, Richfeel, Coverfox, Toppr, NoBroker, etc., by providing SEO consultation and implementation through his venture Growisto...

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Kiran Patil

Digital Marketer, Entrepreneur, Angel Investor

Shrirang Tambe
Shrirang Tambe
Founder and CEO, ORIGA Leasing

Shrirang has extensively worked in the field of investment banking and private equity. He is a Founder and CEO of ORIGA Leasing one of the first FinTech asset leasing companies for high growth oriented companies with philosophy of access to finance...

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Shrirang Tambe

Founder and CEO, ORIGA Leasing

Akshit Gupta
Akshit Gupta
Founder and Director, FundTonic

Akshit is Founder and Director of FundTonic, an ecosystem that enables funding in ventures that maximise returns for Investors. Prior to initiating FundTonic, he was heading Deal Execution at Intellecap Impact Investment Network...

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Akshit Gupta

Founder and Director, FundTonic

Nidhi Saraf
Nidhi Saraf
Founder & CEO, Key Venture

Nidhi’s career spans the start-up ecosystem way back in 2009. She has been the first employee of Mumbai Angels and started her journey when start-up ecosystem was fairly new to India...

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Nidhi Saraf

Founder & CEO, Key Venture

Nainesh Kapadia
Nainesh Kapadia
Co-Founder, ScaleMinds

Nainesh is an entrepreneur, investors and deal maker and has expertise in working, leading and managing industries across packaging, banking, dairy, automation, e-com and...

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Nainesh Kapadia

Co-Founder, ScaleMinds

Chiranjeev Anand
Chiranjeev Anand
Investments and Strategic Alliances, Lead Angels

An engineer by education, Chiranjeev has been a part of the Startup Ecosystem for the past 2.5 years. Previously with a venture-funded Startup,...

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Chiranjeev Anand

Investments and Strategic Alliances, Lead Angels

Murtuza Haryanawalla
Murtuza Haryanawalla
Founder, STRTup.net

Founder at Strtup.net. Angel investor in several startups (Campfire Labs sold to Groupon). Earlier founder at Ezzinetworks.com wi-fi and...

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Murtuza Haryanawalla

Founder, STRTup.net

Ravin Sanghavi
Ravin Sanghavi
Ex- head coach, Venturestudio

Ravin Sanghavi is ex-Head Coach at Venture Studio, an incubator & accelerator for start-ups,set up by Ahmedabad University (AU)in collaboration with Stanford...

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Ravin Sanghavi

Ex- head coach, Venturestudio

Ankit Solanki
Ankit Solanki
Advisor, Vida Ventures

Co-founder @kipomo.com, Simplifying finance for retail investors...

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Ankit Solanki

Advisor, Vida Ventures

Neha Jain
Neha Jain
Cofounder & Director, Z Nation Lab

Neha Jain is a co-founder and director of Z Nation Lab which is a successful hybrid model in the startup ecosystem. She has successfully led an exit...

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Neha Jain

Cofounder & Director, Z Nation Lab

Devesh Chawla
Devesh Chawla
CEO & Founder, Chatur Ideas

Devesh is an ingenious strategist, a mentor, an efficient leader, a wealth manager, a consultant and to sum it all, an all-rounder! A highly sought after...

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Devesh Chawla

CEO & Founder, Chatur Ideas

Ramit Arora
Ramit Arora
VP, Nirvana Venture Capital

Early stage tech investor @ Nirvana VC...

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Ramit Arora

VP, Nirvana Venture Capital

Bhavesh Kothari
Bhavesh Kothari
Chief Business Officer – Tapaswi Group Ventures

He is a Science Graduate with Chemistry Majors, a Post Graduate Degree in Event Management, a Diploma in International Trade & an MBA in International Business. Has two Decades of Rich & Diverse experience at middle...

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Bhavesh Kothari

Chief Business Officer – Tapaswi Group Ventures

Dinesh Tiwari
Dinesh Tiwari
Managing Director, Broad Peak Capital Advisors LLP

Dinesh is a private equity professional with over 25 years of experience in investing in Emerging markets, predominantly India-related businesses with significant years of...

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Dinesh Tiwari

Managing Director, Broad Peak Capital Advisors LLP

Deakin Daney
Deakin Daney
Vice President, RBL Bank

Program Head, India Startup Club, RBL Bank...

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Deakin Daney

Vice President, RBL Bank

Deakin Daney
Divyendu Verma
Advocate, Patent & Trademark Attorney

Mr. Divyendu Verma is an Advocate and Patent & Trademark attorney with over 10+ years of experience. Mr. Verma has vast experience in Intellectual Property (IP) Strategy Advisory, Patent Drafting, Prosecution and Analytics...

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Divyendu Verma

Advocate, Patent & Trademark Attorney

Satish Kataria
Satish Kataria
Investment Head, Viridian Angel Fund I

More than 17 years of experience across key domains including brand management, investor relations, venture capital investment management. Credited with introduction of crowdfunding...

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Satish Kataria

Investment Head, Viridian Angel Fund I

Nitin Mathur
Nitin Mathur
CEO, Tavaga

Nitin Mathur worked as a Consumer Research Analyst for the past decade with marquee institutions like Jefferies, Société Générale and Lehman Brothers. Prior to that, he has dabbled in various...

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Nitin Mathur

CEO, Tavaga

Dhiral Gogari
Dhiral Gogari
Associate, Artha Venture Fund

Dhiral brings over 12 years of financial research, equity research, consulting, and advisory experience. She has spearheaded significant investment research assignments pertaining to...

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Dhiral Gogari

Associate, Artha Venture Fund

Rishiraj Sethi
Rishiraj Sethi
Director, Aura Art eConnect Pvt Ltd

Rishiraj is a CA and CFA (AIMR US), who takes keen interest in researching investment ideas in general and guiding collectors and corporates for building an art collection in particular. Rishiraj co-founded Aura Art in 2006 (www.auraart.in), which is well positioned...

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Rishiraj Sethi

Director, Aura Art eConnect Pvt Ltd

Vinit Gupta
Vinit Gupta
Director, Classic Group

Professional with 20+ years of experience in investments / multiple projects across, retail, hospitality, investment banking, real estate, financial services, & consulting.Expertise in strategic planning, execution of projects, competitor and market analysis and...

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Vinit Gupta

Director, Classic Group

Manisha Mehta
Manisha Mehta
Director, I.T.T.I Group of Companies

Manisha Mehta is the director of NBM international group company of I T T I international with over 20 offices across the globe. She combined her unique dual majors in psychology and law with a keen business acumen to run this company...

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Manisha Mehta

Director, I.T.T.I Group of Companies

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

Girish Agarwal
Girish Agarwal
Director, Incubation, Unltd India

Girish is a financial services professional with over 15 years of experience in the Banking, Manufacturing and Jewelry Industry, having led some significant escrow deals, product development & process improvements and...

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Girish Agarwal

Director, Incubation, Unltd India

Kushal Sanghvi
Kushal Sanghvi
Founder and CEO, Vitamin T

Kushal Sanghvi is every bit the Media Evangelist. A penchant for advertising, media and communications drove him to this industry where he has thrived since the last 22 years...

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Kushal Sanghvi

Founder and CEO, Vitamin T

Prem Nadar
Prem Nadar
Co-founder & Editor, Startup Cruise

Embarked on his entrepreneurship journey during his pre MBA days and started an online food delivery startup which was shut down within its 1 st year. However, with more determination...

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Prem Nadar

Co-founder & Editor, Startup Cruise

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

Mukesh Malik
Mukesh Malik
CEO projectGK, EIR at 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

CEO projectGK, EIR at ah! ventures

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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    FundTonic Service Pvt Ltd,
    56-A, Rd Number 1,
    Mulgaon, Andheri East, Mumbai,
    Maharashtra 400093,
    India
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