Last week, early-stage investment platform Mumbai Angels Network hosted a webinar ‘Let’s Talk Blockchain’ to discuss the emerging opportunities in the blockchain segment. The Mumbai Angels had invited Authink cofounder and CTO Akash Gaurav, Drone Desk founder and MD Dominic Karunesudas and Unqbe cofounder Jaspreet Bindra to speak on the same.
Points Covered In The Session:
- Leveraging the transformational power of blockchain
- The future of finance with blockchain
- Blockchain impact on other industries
- IoT, AI and blockchain integration
- Driving sustainability through blockchain
- Leveraging blockchain to transform supply chain and logistics
- What’s next for blockchain
Besides this, even TiE Mumbai hosted its ‘Ask Me Anything’ series with serial entrepreneur turned investor, Rehan Yar Khan. The current managing partner at Orios Venture Partners has used his 28 years of experience to invest in innovative startups in the B2B, B2C and software space. Khan’s Orios Venture Partners has made over 58 investments, where it has led 25 investments. It’s portfolio includes Pharmeasy, GoMechanic, Zostal, Boonbox, LetsMD among others.
So far, the firm has completed seven exits, including Exclusively, Pickingo and ePoise among others. Recently, the firm invested in a high-limit corporate credit card startup Karbon Card, which raised $1 Mn in funding.
As we step into a new week, here’s a list of upcoming events:
Inc42’s Ask Me Anything With OYO’s Ritesh Agarwal
Building The New Playbook For Hospitality
The Covid-19 pandemic has hit the tour and travel segment on a different level. Even though several sectors are looking to bounce back after Covid-19 gets is completely under control and the months-long lockdown comes to an end, but it is still a long way for the hospitality sectors to come back.
To get a deeper insight to the situation, Inc42 will be hosting OYO’s CEO and founder, Ritesh Agarwal, in its’ ‘Ask Me Anything’ series. The Ask Me Anything series is a part of Inc42’s #StartupsVsCovid19 campaign through which we are looking to highlight the efforts put in by India’s startups community to tackle Covid-19 and the change in trend that will follow.
So far, Inc42 has hosted venture capitalists (VCs) like Siddharth Pai, founding partner at 3one4 Capital and GV Ravishankar, managing director at Sequoia India and other imminent names like POSist’s Ashish Tulsian, Dunzo’s Kabeer Biswas and Zoho’s Sridhar Vembu.
Who Should Attend: Entrepreneurs, Startup Enthusiasts, Investors
Date: June 4, 2020
Time: 3:00 PM
Venue: Virtual Event
TiE Mumbai: Masterclass With Origa’s Shrirang Tambe
Finance For Non-Finance
Shrirang Tambe, a certified lease and finance professional (CLFP) and CEO of leasetech platform Origa, is responsible for strategy, business development, fundraising, and overall management of the company. Tambe has 20 years of experience in banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) segment. Previously, he has worked with Ourea Capital Advisors, ANZ Investment Bank, Clearwater Capital Partners and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC).
Talking Points On Day 1
- Understanding types of capital
- Type of capital – Impact on books of accounts
- Overview of debt and cash flow ratios
- Understanding concepts of business returns (RoI / RoE)
- 15 minutes with a CFO on how to look at capital and corresponding returns
Talking Points On Day 2
- The journey of equity capital – Angel to listing
- Understanding of key investor terms
- Understanding of the due diligence process
- Concept of valuation and various methodologies of valuation
- 15 minutes with a CFO who has gone through the fundraising process
Who Should Attend: Entrepreneurs, Budding Startups
Date: June 5 and 6, 2020
Time: 4 PM to 6 PM
Venue: Virtual Event
TiE Mumbai & Peachtree Webinar
Surviving & Thriving in a Post-Covid Economy
TiE Mumbai in collaboration with Peachtree Management Advisors is hosting a webinar on ‘Surviving & Thriving in a Post-Covid Economy’. The webinar will exclusively focus on startups, family businesses, entrepreneurs and investors. The panel will include finadvisor LLP’s founders and partners Aloke Ghosh and Francis Vidhayathil, Peachtree Management Advisors’ founder and Artha Venture’s partner Vinod Keni and Peachtree Management’s Mani Padmanabhan.
- Revenue Opportunities
- Partnerships & Alliances
- Rebuilding Operations
- Organizational Building – People & Process
- Funding & Capital
- Financial & Cash Flow Management
Who Should Attend: Entrepreneurs, Budding Startups, Family Business
Date: June 3, 2020
Time: 3 PM to 3 PM
Venue: Virtual Event