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30 in a billion


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techsparks 2015

Sheraton Grand, Brigade Gateway, Bengaluru, India
October 29, 30, 31

Tech30

TECHNOLOGY FOR A BILLION


Since 2010, TechSparks celebrates and cherishes entrepreneurs who have dared to do and build cutting edge products out of India.

Live the dreams, hopes, hardships, learnings, the sparks and what it takes to celebrate the fire in you.

Be a part of TechSparks where we will discover technology, products and innovation for billions.




70+

hours




50+

speakers




1100+

startups

Speakers


Shailendra-Singh

Shailendra Singh

Managing Director,

Sequoia Capital

Mohandas-Pai

Mohandas Pai

Chairman,

Manipal Global Education Services and Aarin Capital

Naveen-Tewari

Naveen Tewari

Founder & CEO,

InMobi

Nawazuddin-Siddique

Nawazuddin Siddiqui

National Award winning Artist,

Byju

Byju Raveendran

Founder,

Think & Learn Pvt.Ltd



Dhiraj-Rajaram

Dhiraj Rajaram

Founder, CEO,

Mu Sigma

Teruhide-Sato

Teruhide Sato

Founder,

BEENOS & BEENEXT

Kenny-Ye

Kenny Ye

Managing Director,

UCWeb India

Klaas-Oskam

Klaas-Oskam

Managing Director,

Signal Hill

Mohit-Saxena

Mohit Saxena

Co-Founder & CTO,

InMobi



Srikanth-Karnakota

Srikanth Karnakota

Country Head,

Microsoft Azure

Tyler-Norwood

Tyler Norwood

Global Business Development Manager,

Global Fashion Group

Neena-Budhiraja

Neena Budhiraja

Director Growth Platform,

Ola

Govind-Rajan

Govind Rajan

Chief Operating officer, FreeCharge ,

Chief Strategy Officer, Snapdeal

Hemalatha-Annamalai

Hemalatha Annamalai

‎Founder & CEO ,

Ampere Vehicles Pvt Ltd



Sushma-Rajagopalan

Sushma Rajagopalan

MD & CEO,

ITC Infotech

Kunal-Kapoor

Kunal Kapoor

Co-Founder,

Ketto

Hiro-Mashita

Hiro Mashita

Founder & Director,

m&s partners Pte.Ltd.

Kashyap-Deorah

Kashyap Deorah

Serial Entrepreneur, Investor, Writer,

Shashank

Shashank ND

Founder & CEO,

Practo



Vaithee

K Vaitheeswaran

Founder, India's first e-commerce company,

Omni-channel retail consultant

Sriram-Ramaswamy

Sriram Ramaswamy

Partner,

PwC India

Kashinath-Hariharan

Kashinath Hariharan

Head of Commercial Banking - North,

ICICI Bank

harish_bahl

Harish Bahl

Founder & CEO,

Smile Group

Abhishek-Goenka

Abhishek Goenka

Partner,

PwC India



Manish-Maheshwari

Manish Maheshwari

VP & Head,

Seller Ecosystem, Flipkart

Saran-Chatterjee

Saran Chatterjee

CEO,

Housejoy

amod-malviya

Amod Malviya

Ex-CTO,

Flipkart

Amitabh-Misra

Amitabh Misra

Ex-CTO Snapdeal,

CEO & Founder Bona Vita Technologies

Albinder-Dhindsa

Albinder Dhindsa

Founder,

Grofers



Kumar-Shah

Kumar Shah

Head of Strategy and M&A,

Micromax Informatics Ltd

sujeet-kumar

Sujeet Kumar

President Operation,

Flipkart

Ankur-Singla

Ankur Singla

Co-Founder & CEO,

HelpChat

Pranav-Pai

Pranav Pai

Sr. Product Manager,

EdCast Inc

Advitiya-Sharma

Advitiya Sharma

Co-Founder,

Housing.com



Ankita

Ankita Vashistha

Entrepreneur & Investor,

Saha Fund

So-Young-Kang (1)

So-Young Kang

Founder & CEO,

Gnowbe, Awaken Group, Young Global Leader, Transformation Designe

krishna-kumar

Krishna Kumar

Founder & CEO,

Simplilearn

murali_karthik

Murali Karthik

Former Indian Cricketer,

sumanth-raghavendra

Sumanth Raghavendra

Founder,

Deck App Technologies



Dhruvil-Sanghvi

Dhruvil Sanghvi

Co-founder & CEO,

LogiNext

Anuj-Srivastava

Anuj Srivastava

CEO & Co-Founder,

Livspace

Prukalpa-Sankar

Prukalpa Sankar

Co-founder,

SocialCops

Santanu-Bhattacharya

Santanu Bhattacharya

Senior VP, Technology & Products,

Delhivery

Revathy-Ashok

Revathy Ashok

IAN,



amuleek

Amuleek Singh Bijral

Founder & CEO,

Chai Point

mayank_kumar

Mayank Kumar

Founder & CEO,

UpGrad

Karthik-Sathuragiri

Karthik Sathuragiri

Marketing Director,

Akamai Technologies

Arvind Pani

Arvind Pani

Co-Founder & Director,

Reverie Language Technologies

Manav-Garg

Manav Garg

CEO & Founder,

Eka Software Solutions



Niket-Desai

Niket Desai

Chief of Staff,

Flipkart

Vinod-Murali

Vinod Murali

Managing Director,

InnoVen Capital India

Sanjay-Nath

Sanjay Nath

Co founder & Managing Partner,

Blume Venture Advisors

Mausam-Bhatt

Mausam Bhatt

Senior Director - Growth,

Flipkart

Sahil-Kini (1)

Sahil Kini

Vice President,

ASPADA



Varun-Gupta

Varun Gupta

Managing Director,

Duff & Phelps

Sashi-Chimala

Sashi Chimala

Executive Vice-President,

National Entrepreneurship Network Wadhwani Foundations

Ankush-Tiwari

Ankush Tiwari

Senior Vice President,

AgreeYa Mobility

Madan-Padaki

Madan Padaki

Co-founder and CEO,

Head Held High Services

Shivakumar-Ganesan

Shivakumar Ganesan

Co-Founder and CEO,

Exotel



Tarun-Mehta

Tarun Mehta

Co-founder and CEO,

Ather Energy

Neha-Motwani

Neha Motwani

Founder & CEO,

Fitternity Health e - Solution Pvt. Ltd.

Rahul-Kothari

Rahul Kothari

Business Head ,

PayUbiz

Anand-Naik

Anand Naik

Managing Director & CEO,

Boredbees Tech Solutions Pvt Ltd

Sahil-Jain

Sahil Jain

Co-Founder,

Dineout



Abhimanyu-Maheshwari

Abhimanyu Maheshwari

Founder & COO,

Yumist

Rajiv-Raghunandan

Rajiv Raghunandan

Founder,

seedX

Raja-Hussain

Raja Hussain

Founder & CEO,

Airloyal

Nathan-Millard

Nathan Millard

Founder,

G3 Partner

Agenda




October 29, 2015
TIMESession
08:30AM   Registration
10:30AM   Team formation and hackathon instructions
11:15AM  Hackathon talks
12:30PM  Hack begins
01:30PM  Lunch
02:30PM  Discussion Corner – Interaction between mentors and participants
03:00PM  Hack continues
05:30PM  Tea Break
06:00PM  Hack continues
08:30PM  Dinner
10:00PM  Discussion Corner – Interaction with mentors and participants
11:00PM  Hack continues
02:00AM Tea Break
02:30AM  Hack continues
04:00AM  Final Countdown
05:00AM  Final presentation
October 30, 2015
TIMEHall1-GBRHall2-Jupiter
8:30am Registrations Registrations
9:30am  Tech for a Billion - TV Mohandas Pai, Chairman, Manipal Global Education Services
9:40am Defining Tech innovations for Emerging India - Sushma Rajagopalan, CEO, ITC Infotech  
9:50am  Expanding your Business to Emerging Markets - Harish Bahl, Founder & CEO, Smile Group  W1:: IoT,  are you doing it right? : a workshop by Microsoft
10:00am  How to cultivate a winning mindset in the Tech worldSrikanth Karnakota, Country Head, Microsoft Azure & Server Business, Microsoft India  W1 contd...
10:20am Fireside Chat with Shailendra Singh, Managing Director, Sequoia Capital India, hosted by Shradha Sharma, Founder & CEO, YourStory W1 contd...
10:40 am  How to build a culture that wins across the world - Naveen Tewari, Founder & CEO, InMobi  W1 contd...
10:55am  Going Global: Building a company that helps billions of people across the globe - Shashank ND, co-founder & CEO, Practo  W1 contd...
11:05am When all else fails: building relationships while building a company - Niket Desai, Chief of Flipkart  W2:: Intersection of cloud & mobility : a workshop by IBM India
11:15am  Tech MnAs in India - Kumar Shah, Head of Strategy and M&A, Micromax Informatics Ltd; Klaas Oskam, Managing Director, Signal Hill; Sashi Chimala, Exec. VP, NEN, Abhishek Goenka, Partner, PwC India - Wadhwani Foundation; Santanu Bhattacharya, Senior VP, Delhivery; Moderated by Jubin Mehta, YourStory  W2 contd...
11:35am Evolution of Communication Technology - Kunal Patke, VP Engineering Teamchat W2 contd...
11:55am  Latest in payments on mobile apps in India - Rahul Kothari, Business Head, PayUbiz 
12:05pm  Learn the nuts and bolts of running a successful mobile-based business out of India - Arvind Pani, co-founder & Director, Reverie Technologies; Rakesh Kapoor, CEO, Process9; Raja Hussain, Founder & CEO, AirLoyal; Shivkumar, co-founder & CEO, Exotel; Ankush Tewari, Senior VP, Agreeya Mobility; Moderated by Alok Soni, YourStory  W3:: Design Thinking : a workshop by Intel
1:pm Lunch Lunch
1:40pm  How to persevere through the lows and stay grounded through the highs of your entrepreneurship journey -  Nawazuddin Siddiqui, National Award winning Artist
2:00pm W4:: Money Management Lessons for Startups : a workshop by ICICI
3:30pm  W5:: Demystifying valuations for startups : a workshop by Duff & Phelps  W6:: Start-up Clinic - Fund Raise, Finance, Diligence, Tax, Accounting and Structuring Discussion : a workshop by PwC 
4:30pm W7:: Communications 101 for Entrepreneurs : a workshop by Sequoia Capital W8:: Importance of a strong communication strategy for startups : a workshop by Nathan Millard, Founder G3 Partners
5:30pm W9::Fundraising Process : a workshop by Signal Hill
October 31, 2015
TIMEHall1-GBRHall2-Jupiter
8:30am Registrations
10:00am Tech for a Billion by Shradha Sharma, Founder & CEO, YourStory
10:25am  Companies Fail, Entrepreneurs Don't - K. Vaitheeswaran, Founder, IndiaPlaza.com
10:35am Mid-stage fundraising : a reality check - Klaas Oskam, Managing Director, Signal Hill
10:45am How to build a Global Success Story from scratch - Dhiraj Rajaram, Founder & CEO, Mu Sigma
10:55am How do You Build a User Community that raves about your Product - Kenny Ye, MD, UCWeb India
11:05am How banks and startups can work together? - Kashinath Hariharan - Head Commercial Banking - North, ICICI Bank
11:15am  Building technology for a billion - Mohit Saxena, Co-founder & CTO, InMobi
11:25am Deal Cycle & Structuring Aspects - Sriram Ramaswamy, Partner, PwC India
11:35am Fireside Chat on Manufacturing Reliable Solutions to Impact Billion lives with Hemalatha Annamalai, Founder & CEO, Ampere Vehicles and Tarun Mehta, Co-founder, Ather Energy; Moderated by Alok Soni, YourStory
11:50am Surprisingly common myths & misconceptions in tech setups - Amod Malviya, ex-CTO, Flipkart
12:00pm The Super Angel from Japan - Hiro Mashita, Founder & Director, m&s Partners
12:10pm Building the future of Ed-tech  - Byju Raveendran, Founder, Think & Learn
12:20pm   One life: Entrepreneurs, play the game that matters - Murali Karthik, Former Indian Cricketer
12:30pm Lunch
2:00pm  Let me tell you a story...- Advitiya Sharma, co-founder, Housing Panel1:: Beyond noise: Who will win the Foodtech battle? - Sahil Jain, Dineout; Amuleek Singh, ChaiPoint; Alok Jain, Yumist; Rashmi Daga, Freshmenu; Moderated by Jai Vardhan, YourStory
2:10pm  The CTO's Secret Sauce to Success - Amitabh Misra, ex-CTO, Snapdeal Panel1 contd..
2:20pm  Business Operations like Never Before - Sujeet Kumar, President Operations, Flipkart Panel2:: Partners for Growth - Karthik Sathuragiri, Marketing Director, Akamai Technologies; Dewang Neralla, MD & CEO, Atom Technologies; Sarvashrestha Paliwal, Microsoft; Moderated by Madanmohan Rao, YourStory
2:30pm What does it take to build high performance teams - Tyler Norwood, Global Fashion Group Panel2 contd..
2:40pm  Building an app economy -  Mausam Bhatt, Flipkart  Panel3:: Home secrets to Growth Hacking - Advitiya Sharma, co-founder, Housing; Anuj Srivastava, CEO & Co-Founder, Livspace; Saran Chatterjee, CEO, Housejoy; Moderated by Radhika Nair, YourStory
2:50pm Growth hacking into adjacencies - Neena Budhiraja, Director, Growth Platform, Ola Panel3 contd..
3:00pm Panel4:: Why India?: Decoding the thesis for Indian startups  - Hiro Mashita, Founder & Director, m&s Partners; Teruhide Sato, Founder, BEENOS & BEENEXT; Nathan Millard, Founder, G3 Partners; Moderated by Vallabh Rao, GWC Panel5:: Tech for a Billion - Prukalpa Sankar, Co-founder, SocialCops; Anand Naik, MD & CEO, Boredbees Tech; Madan Padki, CEO, HeadHeldHigh; Moderated by Madanmohan Rao, YourStory
3:15pm  The good, the bad & the ugly of Indian startup ecosystem - Sumanth Raghavendra, Deck App Technologies Panel4 contd..
3:25pm Panel6:: Game of GMVs: e-commerce & profitability, distant cousins? - Albinder Dhindsa, Grofers; K Vaitheeswaran; Kashyap Deorah, serial entrepreneur, Moderated by Jai Vardhan, YourStory Panel7:: From good to great, with partners - Ankur Singla, Co-founder & CEO, Helpchat; Manish Maheshwari, VP & Head of Seller Ecosystem, Flipkart; Dhruvil Sanghvi, co-founder & CEO, LogiNext; Govind Rajan, Chief Strategy Officer, SnapDeal; Moderated by Chaitanya R., YourStory
3:45pm  Standup Comedy by Praveen Kumar, India's top 10 standup comedian Panel8:: What will it take to create India's EdTech Unicorns - Mayank Kumar, Upgrad; Krishna Kumar, Simplilearn; Pranav Pai, Edcast Inc; Byju Raveendran, Think & Learn; So-Young Kan, Gnowbe; Moderated by Jubin Mehta, YourStory
4:00pm Panel9:: Financing & Valuations for Startups - Varun Gupta, MD, Duff & Phelps; Vinod Murali, MD, InnoVen Capital; Manav Garg, Founder & CEO, Eka Software Solutions; Ankita Vashistha, Entrepreneur & Investor, SAHA Capital Panel10:: The Product vs Services debate for startups - Revathi Ashok, IAN; Neha Motwani, founder, Fitternity; Aruna Schwarz, founder & CEO, Stelae Technologies; Rajiv Raghunandan, founder, seedX; Moderated by Madanmohan Rao, YourStory
4:20pm Hey creative entrepreneurs - no need for investors, now crowdfund your venture- Kunal Kapoor, Co-founder, Ketto 
4:30pm Meet the 30 in a Billion - Tech30 Presentations
5:30pm Closing & Tech30 Celebrations

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Venue


Sheraton Grand will host the TechSparks 2015 at Bengaluru - India.

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In case you face any issues in booking the venue, please contact Ankit Das @ ankit.das@sheraton.com or +91-9591996944.

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