CONFERENCE

WSE had thoughtfully given emphasis for conference sessions which is essential for providing a solid foundation for the startup firms. These sessions outlined a roadmap for seed stage innovators looking for funds, briefing them all the elements needed to consider at the beginning of a startup journey. Each conference session dealt with diverse topics and targeted different category of audiences. Our intention was to throw the right insights to the tech world for attracting venture capitalists for financial support.

60+
Industry Speakers & Experts
500+
Conference Attendees

Most eminent Speakers

Most eminent personalities from the global startup community delivered lectures and paper presentations on various important aspects of startup development to make WSE unique among the crowdfunding events.

Sponsors

WSE was backed by iconic sponsors who were committed in lending support for seed stage ideas and to assure good publicity, exposure and growth for participants.

Partners

The stature and quality of the international event concluded on a high note by the active support of like minded entrepreneurs and investors who are motivated and experienced in bringing ideas to spotlight.

Schedule

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11:20 – 11:30 

Welcome Note by Anchor

11:30 – 12:15 

Entrepreneurship As A Viable Career – Keynote by Dr. Pavan Soni, Founder & Innovation Evangelist, Inflexion Point Consulting

12:15 – 12:35 

Business Lifecycle – From Ideation To Liquidity –Keynote by K Prabhakar Jayakumar, India Country Manager, Digital Ocean

12:35 – 13:00 

Strategic Intellectual Property Management – For Gold Rush Startups –  Keynote by Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director, Innomantra Consulting Private Limited, Bengaluru.

13:00 – 14:00 

Lunch

14:00 – 14:20 

Going Global, Staying Frugal – Keynote by Ankita Sheth, Co-Founder, Vista Rooms

14:20 – 14:40 

Why Is Personal Branding Important – Keynote by Susmita Das Gupta, Founder & Chief Ideator, Smart iDeAS

14:40 – 15:00

‘Fail, Fail Until you Success’ – Keynote by Arjun Pillai, Co-Founder, Profoundis

15:00 – 15:20 

“Startup and the role of the Government” – Keynote by Rahul Bhagchandani, Youth Connect Foundation & CEO, GUSEC.

15:20 – 15:40 

Alternate Lending: What Does The Alternate Consumer Lending Ecosystem Look Like In India And Trajectory From Here? – Keynote by Tejasvi Moharam, Founder, Rupee Power

15:40 – 16:00 

Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught? – Keynote by Marius Westhoff, Founding Team, Vertical Head at UpGrad

16:00 – 16: 20 

Building a super Minimum Viable product – Keynote by Letitia Seglah, Startup Manufactory

9:00 – 10:30 

Registration & Coffee

10:30 – 10:45

Fireside Chat by:

Sathya Narayana Murthy, Chief Executive Officer, Radio Indigo

Ajith Mohan Karimpana, Founder, Furlenco

10:45 – 11:35 

Women Entrepreneurs In The Startup Ecosystem – Panel discussion moderated by Adrian Johnson, Managing Director, Startup Bootcamp Fintech

Panelists

H.E. Sara Al Madani, Board Member, UAE SME and Enterprise Counsel

Sabina Chopra, Co-Founder, Yatra.com

Manjul Kubde, Founding Member & Chief Product Architect, Seclore

Priti Sawant, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Joulesto Watts Business solutions

11:35 – 11:55

Nuances of Capital Raise – Do’s and Don’ts For A Founder – Keynote by Vinayak Burman, Founder Partner, Vertices Partners

11:55 – 12:25

Coffee Break

12:25 – 12:40

Startup Story by Varun Agarwal, Entrepreneur/Filmmaker/Author

12:40 – 12:50

Sidharth Menda, Chief Executive Officer, Cowrks

12:50 – 13:10 

Startup Story by Sarthak Paul, Founder & Director, Mean Metal Motors

13:10 – 14:10 

Lunch

14:10 – 14:30

Fireside Chat by:

Matt Kuppers, Chief Executive Officer, Startup Manufactory

Sandeep Agarwal, Founder, Shop Clues & Droom

14:30 – 15:15

Dream To Ideation To Proof Of Concept And Transformation To A Viable Business Entity – How Do I Do It? – Panel discussion moderated by Dr. Paritosh Basu, Senior Professor, NMIMS University

Panelists

Inder Sharam, Visionary, Serial Entrepreneur & Angel Investor

Suhas Gopinath, Chairman & Founder, Globals

Neha Bagaria, Co-Founder & CEO, Jobs for Her

Rajeev Karwal, Founder & Director, Milagrow

15:15 – 15:35

Startup Story by Kunal Kapoor, Actor & Co-Founder, Ketto

15:35 – 15:55

Startups And Open Innovation – Keynote by Adrian Johnson, Managing Director, Startup Bootcamp Fintech

15:55 – 16:05 

Presentation by Arjun Pillai, Co -Founder, Profoundis

16:05 – 16:25

Fostering the Indian Startup Ecosystem – What role should you play? – Keynote by Jatin Goel, Creator, The Vault

16:25 – 16:55 

Coffee Break

16:55 – 17:15

Show What Really Attracts An Angel To A Startup – Keynote by Devang Mehta, Angel Investor

17:15 – 17:30

Startup Story by Gloria Benny, Co-Founder, Guardians of Dreams

17:00 – 17:10

Startup Story by Gloria Benny, Co-Founder, Guardians of Dreams

16:00 – 16: 20 

Building a super Minimum Viable product – Keynote by Letitia Seglah, Startup Manufactory

16:00 – 16: 20 

Building a super Minimum Viable product – Keynote by Letitia Seglah, Startup Manufactory

16:00 – 16: 20 

Building a super Minimum Viable product – Keynote by Letitia Seglah, Startup Manufactory

16:00 – 16: 20 

Building a super Minimum Viable product – Keynote by Letitia Seglah, Startup Manufactory

16:00 – 16: 20 

Building a super Minimum Viable product – Keynote by Letitia Seglah, Startup Manufactory

16:00 – 16: 20 

Building a super Minimum Viable product – Keynote by Letitia Seglah, Startup Manufactory

16:00 – 16: 20 

Building a super Minimum Viable product – Keynote by Letitia Seglah, Startup Manufactory

16:00 – 16: 20 

Building a super Minimum Viable product – Keynote by Letitia Seglah, Startup Manufactory