The Startup50 Conference and Awards was conceptualized with a very specific goal in mind: to recognize and reward entrepreneurs who've scaled up their ventures brilliantly.
The Conference track will revolve around understanding the art and science of building long-term businesses in various sectors - including technology, healthcare, financial services, consumer, retail etc. - through discussions with venture capital investors and entrepreneurs.
The summit will culminate with an awards ceremony to recognize 50 of India's most promising startups.
Calling startups founded after April 2012 to nominate themselves to The Smart CEO Startup50 Awards. It is a wonderful opportunity to showcase the various milestones your venture has crossed to India's leading entrepreneurs, business leaders, VC and PE investors, and professional CEOs. The process and methodology of identifying India's top 50 startups will be fair and transparent, and we'll share the details in this page shortly.
Anand Anandkumar, co-founder & CEO, BugWorks, Leo Mavely, founder & CEO, Axio Biosolutions; Dr R. VL Ramprasad, Chief Operating Officer, MedGenome, speak about designing a healthcare business for scale. Moderated by TS Abinandan of Veda Corp.
Coffee Break, while the Ball Room gets rejigged for the Awards Night & Gala Dinner.
What next after a terrific start.
Mr. TV Mohandas Pai, one of India's most exciting business leaders, venture capital investor, angel investor, and a major catalyst for the India entrepreneurship ecosystem inaugurates the awards night and delivers a keynote. He'll speak on the subject - You've had a wonderful start to your entrepreneurial journey. what next?
K. Ganesh of Growth Story, the venture building platform that has promoted BigBasket, Portea Medical, FreshMenu and a slew of rapid growth companies, will speak on a subject that he absolutely specialises in - Idea to Exit. This will be a fireside chat with one of the editors of Smart CEO.
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