With more than 300 versatile & innovative exhibitors ranging from more than 15 sectors, WSE, the Asia's best corwdfunding event was the perfect launch pad for prospective startups stepping into the world of success and business.
We were backed by iconic sponsors who are committed to lend support for seed stage ideas and to assure good publicity and exposure for participants.
The standard at which we were able to pursue the event was only because of the support from our like minded partners who are motivated and experienced in bringing ideas to spotlight.
The time schedule of the 3 day expo and masterclasses which gave ample exposure to all exhibitors and investors.
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
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
11:30 – 11:50
Keynote by Seema Kumar, Country Leader, Developer Ecosystem & Startups, IBM
11:50 – 12:50
Panel Discussion moderated by Muthu Singaram, CEO, IIT Madras HTIC Incubator
When To Raise Money For Your Start-Up?
How to get your first customer?
What Is The Right Business Model?
When To Go International?
Dr Mohanasankar Sivaprakasam, Assoc Professor, IIT Madras
Jitendra Kumar, Director & Head, Bangalore Bioinnovation Centre (BBC)
Mohan Narayanan, Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Kubos
Vijayarajan, Founder, CTO, InnAccel
Amber Maheswari, Vice President – Infuse Ventures
12:50 – 13:10
When is the right time to raise funding for startups? Keynote by Devendra Kumar Agarwal, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Insta Office
13:10 – 14:10
14:10 – 14:30
Is your Product ‘Right First Time’? Keynote by Abhinav Tiwari, Chief Design Officer – LUMIUM Innovations
14:30 – 14:50
How Is Big Data Being Used To Solve Hiring Problem? – Keynote by Vijay Sharma, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, Belong
15.10 – 15.30
How to Protect your Intellectual Property smartly and cost effectively. Keynote by Biju.K.Nair, Licensing Lead (India), Open Invention Network.
15:30 – 15:50
“Crafting an Elevator Pitch” – Keynote by Srini Chandupatla, Co-Founder, Manjeera Digital Systems
14:00 – 14:10
Introduction by Vivek, Head of Investments, Fenox Venture
14:10 – 15:30
15:30 – 15:50
15:50 – 17:00
17:00 – 19:30