TiE Mumbai SmashUp 6.0
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Mumbai Startups Gear Up, TiE Mumbai SmashUp 2016 Is Coming Your Way
TiE Mumbai SmashUp, a startup conference is going to take place this year on August 20. The event will be held at Victor Menezes Convention Centre, IIT Bombay.
According to the event’s website, last year’s edition of TiE SmashUp saw an attendance of 850+ speakers from the startup ecosystem. The theme for this year’s event is – Building Sustainable Businesses.
TiE Mumbai has organised SmashUp 6.0 for encouraging startups based upon sustainability and cutting-edge technology. The event focuses on bringing people together under one platform and help build potential networks. It provides industry associations across all sectors.
The key highlights of the event are open pitches, startup tales, Speed Dating (where a startup can quickly pitch their idea to the potential investor), the Smasher Award where curated startups pitch to get audience votes as well as jury votes at the finale of SmashUp. Inc42’s co-founder and CEO, Vaibhav Agarwal is a jury member for this event.
Explaining the idea behind this conference, Anand Desai, President, TiE Mumbai said, “It is a great opportunity for startups and entrepreneurs to meet the right minded people and explore opportunities, leading them to go to the next level. The idea is to create an ecosystem for startups where everyone benefits.”
Popular entertainment website All India Bakchod’s founder Tanmay Bhatt is the speaker for their #MyStory session. Other speakers include Ronnie Screwvala, founder At Unilazer Ventures and Swades Foundation, Anand Jain, co-founder at Clevertap, Ritu Srivastava, founder, Obino, Sandeep Casi, founder of Videogram among others.
Investors who are taking part in the “Smashup speed dating” session are CIO Angel Network, India Quotient, Indian Angel Network, IvyCamp, Lead Angels, Kae Capital, Let’s Venture, Nexus Venture Partners, Orios Venture Partners, and Venture Catalyst.
Last year’s TiE SmashUp focussed upon the idea of stories behind the startups and the how’s and why’s of early stage funding strategies. The event took place in Delhi.
This is an entry by ticket event, the tickets for which are priced at $27 (INR 1799) for TiE members and $70 (INR 4674)for non-members.