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Entrepreneurs/Startups Event at Bangalore IT.biz on November 7

Government of Karnataka is organizing an International Conference on IT called Bangalore IT.biz on 6th.7th and 8th Nov in Palace Grounds, Bangalore.

This year, we a new segment called YESSS-(Young Entrepreneurs’ Start ups in Soaring Spirits) is introduced, aiming at bringing together young entrepreneurs, successful entrepreneurs and VCs on a common platform to discuss the various aspects of entrepreneurship.

YESSS – Event Details

It would consist of highly focused & interactive sessions on various aspects of entrepreneurship by high-profile successful entrepreneurs and VCs. The target audience would be focused and consist of budding entrepreneurs and various start-ups in IT/Hardware/ITES sector from all over India and the Venture Capitalists eager to invest their money.

Entry is by invitation only to make sure that the audience is focused and relevant to the event.

Date/Time: Nov 7, 2008. 9 AM to 4 PM

Venue: Palace Grounds

For details, please visit http://www.bangaloreit.biz/BangaloreIT_yesss.htm

How Startups can Participate?

1.      Nominations are invited from startups in IT/Hardware/ITES space for participation.

2.      Interested companies should fill the participation form (in word format only) available at http://www.bangaloreit.biz/pdf/YESSS_participation_form.pdf and send it to Nandini at nandini.gharpure@gmail.com. Participation form is attached with this mail as well.

3.       Participant companies will get a chance to listen to VCs, successful entrepreneurs and interact with them

4.       Top 10 selected startups (short-listed on certain criterion) will get a 15 minute slot in YESS to make a presentation showcasing your company.

Last date for submission of participation form: October 31, 2008

Entry Fee

The entry fee is Rs.3,000/-, which entitles you to-

1.                  A 15 minute slot in YESSS to make a presentation showcasing your company, if short-listed.

2.                  A chance to listen to the mentors, mingle/interact/network with VCs, Angel Investors, Financial Institutions and Successful Entrepreneurs

3.                  Entry to International exhibition

Alternatively you can pay Rs 7,500/- and enjoy the benefits of the entire 3 day Conference, and attend Awards Night on 8th (Networking dinner with who’s who of the IT industry)

How VCs/Angel Investors can Participate?

Interested VC/PE firms should fill the participation form (in word format only) available at http://www.bangaloreit.biz/pdf/YESSS_vc_registration_form.pdf and send it to Nandini at nandini.gharpure@gmail.com

Contact Info

For any queries, please contact Nandini Gharpure

E-mail: nandini.gharpure@gmail.com

Ph: 98867 48973

Start-up Fair at IIM Kozhikode on October 4 and 5, 2008

Greetings from Entrepreneurship Cell of IIM Kozhikode!

ECell at IIM Kozhikode fosters entrepreneurship and encourages students to build on their original ideas and business-plans. In the same spirit, IIMK Ecell organizes its first ever ‘Startup Fair’ scheduled to be held at the picturesque IIM Kozhikode campus on October 4 and 5, 2008. The basic premise of this fair is to provide students with a platform to interact with successful entrepreneurs. Both students and startups stand to gain from healthy interactions and can also explore summer internships for first-year PGP students interested in Entrepreneurship.This fair would also help startups enhance their brand visibility and will also give them an opportunity to mentor budding entrepreneurs from IIM Kozhikode.

For details, please visit http://sites.google.com/site/iimkstartupfair/
or write to ecell@iimk.ac.in

Naresh Agarwal (On Behalf of E-cell,  IIM Kozhikode)

Entrepreneurs Forum on December 15 at Bangalore

Bangalore Chapter of IIT Delhi Alumni Association is organizing a full day event Entrepreneurs Forum on 15th December, 2007 at Bangalore.

The event involves highly focused & interactive sessions/workshops on various aspects of entrepreneurship by high-profile entrepreneurs and VCs. The target audience is focused and consists of budding entrepreneurs from IITs, IIMs and beyond.

Key Highlights of the Event

  • Interactive sessions and workshops on various aspects of entrepreneurship by high profile speakers (entrepreneurs and VCs)
  • Showcasing of select startups
  • Awards & Recognitions for excellence in entrepreneurship

For more details about the event and participation, visit http://entrepreneurs-forum-bangalore-2007.blogspot.com

For any queries, write to Rakesh Rajora at rakesh.rajora@gmail.com or Naresh Agarwal at naresh.agarwal@gmail.com

- Naresh Agarwal