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Startup Events This Week: Inc42 BIGShift Kochi, Morning Pitch, And More

Startup Events This Week: Inc42 BIGShift Kochi, Morning Pitch, And More

Deloitte's Morning Pitch and Startup101 Webinar will happen this week

Deloitte's Morning Pitch will be hosted on August 13

The applications for Inc42’s BIGShift are live

Last week, Inc42 successfully hosted the eight edition of its founders meetup with the participation of 30 early stage founders and the  cofounder of the tea cafe chain Chaayos, Nitin Saluja. He talked all about taking a leap of faith, learning from Tata Cha, showing the importance of ESOPs, retaining employees and so much more on August 8 at Inc42 head office.

The F.O.U.N.D.E.R.S. Meetup is a bimonthly event hosted by Inc42 to bring together startup founders and stakeholders from the Indian startup ecosystem on one floor for a fun evening. The primary objective of the meetup is to introduce founders to other entrepreneurs because supporting each other for the growth is one of the fundamentals of Indian startup ecosystem.

As we step into a new week, here’s a list of new and upcoming events:

BIGShift, Kochi

As part of the second leg of the latest edition of BIGShift, Inc42 will bring all the key local ecosystem stakeholders together over the course of an evening to celebrate innovation in the budding startup hub of Nagpur. Startup founders, entrepreneurs, investors and government officials will come together to discuss the state of the ecosystem in Tier 2 cities through dedicated sessions, keynotes, a panel discussion. The third edition of BIGShift will take place in Kochi on August 22.

The highlight of the event is the BIGShift Pitch, a platform for startups to showcase their business proposition as well as products or services in front of the stalwarts from the startup community from each location. Any early stage startup based in any of the BIGShift host cities can apply to showcase their business proposition at the event. 

Apply To Attend

Who Should Attend: Startup founders, entrepreneurs, investors, government officials

Date: August 22, 2019

Venue: ISC Kinfra Hitech Park, Kochi

Morning Pitch, Delhi

Morning Pitch is a platform hosted by Deloitte. This platform helps start-ups form business alliances and partnerships with large corporations, corporate venture capital, and venture capital firms.

The event originates from Japan where it has served as a similar platform for over five years, resulting in hundreds of business alliances and tens of M&A’s and IPO’s. After successfully hosting five editions of Morning Pitch in Bengaluru, this will be the seventh in a series of Morning Pitch events and the second one held in Delhi/NCR. The event goal is to mobilise Indian and international corporations and investors in India to further accelerate the innovation by fostering business alliances.

Who Should Attend: Startup founders, entrepreneurs, investors

Date: August 13, 2019 | 10 AM – 12 PM

Venue: CoWrks Aerocity, New Delhi, Delhi, 110037

Startup101: Building Your Venture From The Ground Up 

We at Inc42, have been striving to help the various entities of the startup ecosystem in India such as budding entrepreneurs, aspiring freelancers, student-preneurs and more, since inception. From sharing our piece of advice to sharing crucial data about the ecosystem we have been putting our best foot forward to contribute to the growth of the ecosystem.

In alignment with our goal, PayPal and Inc42 are excited to announce the next webinar for “The Rising Freelance Economy”series— Startup101: Building Your Venture From The Ground Up. This webinar as the name suggests will focus on giving important tips and best practices to budding entrepreneurs looking to venture in the online business world.

The guests at the webinar will include Ritoban Chakrabarti AKA Rito, founder and CEO of MarkAce Marketing and Flying Start Online, along with Ashish Tandon, Head of Channel Partners at PayPal India.


Who Should Attend: Startup founders, entrepreneurs, investors

Date: August 13, 2019 | 3 PM

Venue: Live webinar 

VC Dinner by Inc42

VC Dinner by Inc42 brings together the decision-makers (Partners, MD’s, etc) of the investment world, who are also the key drivers of the Indian Startup Ecosystem.

We are hosting the movers and shakers of the investing world for this year’s first edition of VC Dinner in Mumbai on 22nd August. The idea is to get the group together which is transforming the tech landscape in India which could lead to interesting collaborations, global connects, cross learnings, and/or just sharing some interesting stories.

Some of the attendees at the VC Dinner include names such as Anjali Bansal Founder of Avaana Capital, Mark Kahn Managing Partner of Omnivore and Sameer Nath Managing Partner of Iron Pillar, and more.

Who Should Attend: Startup founders, entrepreneurs, investors

Date: August 22, 2019 | 7:00 – 10:00 PM

Venue: Mumbai