Accelerating Education Startups
This would be a gathering of “education entrepreneurs” and the objective is to equip and enable education start-ups with more tools and more vision to scale. The event is planned in a workshop format focused on education entrepreneurs going back with clear action points to enable them to move to the next stage.
2.15-3.00 Go-to-market strategies for education startups
3.00-3.45 Doing the education business internationally
3.45-4.30 Challenges facing education startups & tapping into the education startups eco-system
4.30-5.00 Experiences of 3-4 education startups
5.00-5.45 Fund raising for education startups
The evening will close with a networking tea and snacks session.
Date and time : 13th February 2016, 2 PM – 6.30 PM.
Venue: Amazon Web Services(AWS), 5th floor, Selcon Ras Vilas, Select City Walk, Saket District Centre , Saket, New Delhi.
Vivek Agarwal – CEO Liqvid: Entrepreneur with a passion for creating scalable model of learning. Currently focused on bringing English Language Learning to millions of Indian by leveraging technology. Specialties include learning technologies, entrepreneurship, business development.
Manoj Chandra – A Business Leader in Digital, Ecommerce, Retail, and Education, he is a seasoned marketing executive and growth strategist. He currently runs Insperme consulting. He was the CEO and founder of www.allschoolstuff.com and before that VP-marketing at Bata.
Narender Kumar: is part of SAESIF, an early stage investment fund started mid 2015. Their portfolio includes Belita, JustMove, Addodoc and Meesho. This year they are looking at 8-10 investments. Recently he also founded SkyTesters.com, a crowd-testing platform that connects Mobile Apps companies with amateurs and engineering students.
Vijay Shukla: Vijay started his career with E&Y, then founded value first in 2003, and Setu ventures, an investment and incubation firm in 2010. He is currently managing partner at Eduvisors, a consulting firm dedicated to providing advisory and implementation services to the Indian Education Sector. Vijay has a deep understanding of what it takes to raise money for edupreneurs.
Ravinder Agrawal: Has spend over 25 years in the field of strategic business advisory, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance and Project management. Internationalising start-ups is another area of his interest and he has worked on many opportunities for educational start-ups overseas. His associations with various VC & PE Funds across the Globe helped him to covert start-ups into successful business models.
Participation: 60+ people, education startups, angel investors, service providers to education companies, online education media.