Last week, Inc42 hosted the tenth edition of the Founders Meetup at its headquarters in Delhi. The event was attended by over 40 early-stage founders, gathered to hear the growth journey of a startup stalwart — the guest speaker for the event cofounder and director of IndiaMART, Brijesh Agrawal.
IndiaMART, cofounded by Brijesh and Dinesh Agrawal, has seen a lot of firsts. It was the first online B2B marketplace for business products and services to go public. Interestingly, on the closing day of bids, its IPO was oversubscribed by 36 times.
Besides the insights from the interaction with Agrawal, the attendees also got a chance to learn from each other and share their experiences and challenges. The event was supported by annual partners NetApp, HSBC, Times Internet, Paytm and AWS.
As we step into a new week, here’s a list of new and upcoming events:
Inc42 is hosting another edition of VC Dinner, supported by HSBC. The event brings together decision-makers such as partners, managing directors and other executives of the investment world, who are also the key drivers of the Indian Startup Ecosystem.
The idea of the VC Dinner by Inc42 is to get the group together, which could lead to interesting collaborations, global connects, cross learnings, and some interesting stories. This year Inc42 also hosted Mixer in Bengaluru, Kochi and Mumbai.
Some of the influencers present at the event included Devneet Bajaj of Kalaari Capital, Nikhil Vora founder of Sixth Sense Ventures, Niren Shah MD of Norwest Venture Partners, Rohit Chokhani from White Unicorn Ventures, Sameer Nath from Iron Pillar, Sandeep Murthy from Lightbox Ventures, Sanjay Mehta of Centre Of Recognition & Excellence (Super Angel), and Vikram Gupta founder of IvyCap Ventures.
Who Should Attend: Investors, Venture Capitalists
Date: November 28, 2019
Mixer is Inc42’s signature #NoAgenda events. The Mixer is a relaxed evening for the enablers and contributors of the startup ecosystem to simply get to know each other better and catch up on what’s happening around them. Not only does it help give founders perspective of where the ecosystem is, but it’s also a great way to keep a check on the pulse of startups and innovation.
Founders can actually catch up with people you have been trying to get in touch with—no appointments needed. Come together to catch up with your peers and meet the enablers of Delhi over great food and cocktails. Supported by annual partners—NetApp, AWS, Paytm, Times Internet and HSBC—the event will be held on December 13.Apply Now
Who Should Attend: Startup Founders, Entrepreneurs, Investors
Date: December 13, 2019
Venue: Olive Kitchen and Bar, Delhi
Inc42, along with technology-focused law firm Ikigai Law, is initiating a dialogue on the impact of the draft Intermediary Rules on startups. ‘The Dialogue: A Roundtable Discussion’ will provide a platform to make your voice heard by those who make the policy and play an active role in shaping how these rules will affect the Indian startup ecosystem.
Being held at Taj, MG Road, Bengaluru, ‘The Dialogue’ will help startups and tech industry leaders understand how the draft Intermediary Rules impact their businesses. The Dialogue is for startups, social media companies, messaging platforms, video streaming platforms, gaming platforms, and founders who want to be on the leading edge of regulatory changes, to minimise business impact.Apply Now
Who Should Attend: Startup Founders, Investors, Stakeholders
Date: November 29, 2019
Venue: Taj, MG Road, Bengaluru
TiE is holding the fourth edition of its Global Summit on November 14 and 15, 2019 at Taj Palace, New Delhi. TiE Global Summit 4: “Indian Startups – Global Footprint” aims to bring together prominent players of the startup ecosystem on one occasion. The invitees include startups, investors and other top executives from India and around the globe.
The TiE Summit is in partnership with the agencies of the Indian Government, global venture capital funds and over 20 TiE chapters from various countries —India, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, US, UK and Dubai. This year the program is hosting key industry experts, experienced founders and investors like NITI Aa0yog’s CEO Amitabh Kant, WhatsApp India head Abhijit Bose, BAce Capital MD Benny Chen, Dream11 cofounder Harsh Jain and Snapdeal cofounder Kunal Bahl amongst others.Apply To Attend
Who Should Attend: Startup Founders, Investors, Government Officials, Top Executives, Stakeholders
Date: November 14-15, 2019
Venue: Taj Palace, New Delhi