Last week, Inc42 successfully hosted the fourth edition of its Founders Meetup, which witnessed enthusiastic participation from several startup founders who shared their unique growth stories with the audience present at the event.\r\n\r\nThe session was led by Ashish Tulsian, who founded POSist, a SaaS-based restaurant management platform, along with his wife Sakshi Tulsian in September \u00a02011. The platform helps restaurant owners manage their restaurants, both single as well as chains.\r\n\r\nAt the event, Tulsian also spoke about SaaS pricing and his experiences with different business models. He also shared his lessons of return on investment.\r\n\r\nFurther, NASSCOM also hosted the third edition of India FinTech Day, aimed at gaining a better understanding of the gradual changes that are being observed in the global fintech landscape.\r\n\r\nThe theme of the event was \u2018Blockchain in Reimagining the Fintech Industry.\u2019\u00a0 According to experts, blockchain holds the potential to unleash a\u00a0wave of innovation across industries, especially in the financial services industry.\r\n\r\nAfter an eventful week, we are here to book your calendars for another busy week ahead!\u00a0Here is Inc42\u2019s latest edition of startup events coming up this week.\r\nFISITA 2018 World Automotive Congress\u00a0\u2013 IoT India\r\nNASSCOM Center of Excellence\u00a0\u2013 IoT in India will be hosting the 37th edition of FISITA 2018 World Automotive Congress this week. The theme for this event will be 'Disruptive Technologies for Affordable and Sustainable Mobility.'\r\n\r\nThe four-day event will include technical presentations; experts from the industry and academia will share their knowledge and discuss advancements in new technologies with colleagues from the global automotive fraternity.\r\n\r\nThe event will also host an exposition to enable the global automotive fraternity to showcase their products. Nearly 200 exhibitors will participate in the show.\r\n\r\nDate: October 2-5, 2018\r\n\r\nVenue: Chennai Trade Centre, Poonthottam Colony, Nandabakkam, Chennai\r\nStartUp Expo 2018\r\nThe Delhi-NCR chapter of non-profit supporting startup The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) is rolling out the third edition of its StartUp Expo in association with Lufthansa airlines. The event is aimed at bringing together the entire ecosystem to provide startups with all the support they need to help them succeed.\r\n\r\nThe one-day event is designed to bring together startups, government agencies, investors, corporates, professionals, embassies, students, support organisations, service providers, and others exploring partnering possibilities with a pool of talent across various sectors. The participants will get a chance to find Investors, learn ways to achieve success, network with experts, and much more.\r\n\r\nDate: October 6, 2018 | 9 AM\r\n\r\nVenue: Hall No 7, India Trade Promotion Organisation, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi\r\nStartup Weekend Mumbai\r\nStartup Weekend, organised by search giant Google and US-based seed accelerator Techstars, will be held in Mumbai this week. In this three-day event, participants will be guided about how can they go about starting their own business from scratch.\r\n\r\nThey will learn how to pitch their ideas, build an app prototype, incorporate technology to suit the dream they aim to achieve, ensure good teamwork, and even learn how to delegate authority.\r\n\r\nTeams will also compete with each other and present before a panel of five judges besides getting opportunities to network with mentors.\r\n\r\nDate: October 5-7, 2018\r\n\r\nVenue: Indian Institute of Digital Education, near GK Gokhale Bridge, Railway Colony, Andheri West, Mumbai, India\r\nStartupFest 2018 by NITA\r\nThe\u00a0Nashik Information Technology Association (NITA), a non-profit organisation, is organising StartupFest 2018 this week.\r\n\r\nThe event is aimed at promoting the startup culture in Nashik. During the fest, startup leaders will provide insightful information to young startups and IT aspirants besides sharing their knowledge and experience with the audience.\r\n\r\nThe event will cover topics such as Customer\/Market for Product, Scaling of Product, Funding for Product, Post Funding, among others.\r\n\r\nKey Speakers: Rohan Vadgaonkar, MD and CEO of Carnot Technologies; Pushkar Limaye, Co-founder of Carnot Technologies\r\n\r\nWho Should Attend: Students, entrepreneurs, startups, startup enthusiasts\r\n\r\nDate: October 5, 2018 | 5PM\r\n\r\nVenue: Nashik Engineering Cluster, MIDC Ambad, Nashik\r\nBPM Strategy Summit\u00a0\u2013 NASSCOM\r\nNASSCOM is all set to host the 20th edition of its BPM Strategy Summit this week. The event is aimed at taking a pragmatic approach to business process management (BPM) in order to improve efficiency, foster innovation, boost customer satisfaction, tighten governance, further mitigate against risk, and, most importantly, reduce the cost of business operations.\r\n\r\nThe Summit will also look forward to exploring the future of the intelligent enterprise, how can one benefit from technology-led innovation, how can one devise and implement strategies, best practices, and intelligent business models and much more.\r\n\r\nDate: October 4-5, 2018\r\n\r\nVenue: Hotel Leela Palace, Bengaluru\r\nIoT India Congress 2018\r\nIn the third edition of IoT India Congress, it brings an immersive view of the Internet of Things and the future it presents.\r\n\r\nBeyond cutting-edge knowledge sharing \u2013 Healthcare, Manufacturing, Telecom, Standards, Media and Smart Cities, the summit brings a first of its kind, integrated horizontal focus across all tracks. Technologies and approaches that have the potential to transform business including AI, Blockchain and Cyber Security will be discussed in all tracks. Additionally, two pertinent issues in the IoT dialogue \u2013 Skills and Last mile \/ rural focus will also run as a common thread unifying our track themes.\r\n\r\nA primary health care centre of the future enabled by IoT will be on showcase at the healthcare live experience zone.\r\n\r\nDate:\u00a0October 9-10, 2018\r\n\r\nVenue:\u00a0NIMHANS,\u00a0Convention Centre, Bengaluru\r\n\r\nKey Speakers:\u00a0C R Chaudhary,\u00a0Minister of State for Commerce & Industry, Government of India;\u00a0K J George,\u00a0Minister for Large & Medium Scale Industries, IT and BT, Science and Technology, Government of Karnataka;\u00a0Rajiv Sinha, Deputy Director General, Department of Telecommunications;\u00a0Akhilesh Yede, Head Of Engineering \u2013 IoT, Airtel and more\r\n\r\nFees: INR 2000-8000\r\n\r\nStay tuned for the next edition of Events to Attend!