Startup Master Class - 8
‘an event for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs’
SMC 8th edition was held at Christ University campus on 9th Dec, 2017 in association with Christ University. The keynote address was delivered by Mr. Subrata Mitra (Accel Partners) after the welcome speech by Mr. Pradeep Bhargava. Eminent speakers shared their knowledge interactively with attendees and workshops were held in parallel tracks. About 70 one on one sessions were held with the registered participants. 10 startups were selected for the SMC Select session from a list of 40 aspirants and three were declared winners of the same.
1 on 1 Sessions
SMC Select Participants
One on One Sessions
Eminent speakers and panellists had interactive discussions on the following topics under the theme 'Realising Dreams'
- Keynote Address by Mr. Subrata Mitra (Accel Partners)
- My experience with dreams
- How I got Funded
- Beyond Exit
- ABC of Scaling
One on One Sessions
Delegates met investor/mentor of their choice for one on one session.
Based on the availability of time, demand and preferences shown, more than 70 such sessions were arranged.
Follow up meetings took place based upon the mutual interest.
1. Gumption Labs
Rest of Winners (in no order)
Workshops were conducted on the following topics in parallel tracks
- Exploring Blockchain Technology
- Emerging Technologies for Government Services
- Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning
- Virtual / Augmented Reality Development
- Building a SaaS Product
- Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
- High End Integrated Cognition for Startups to cross the Death Valleys Successfully
- Bullet Proofing your Startup
- Funding 101: Raising Investment for your startup
- Growing the value of brands scientifically – the logic behind the magic
- Get a Head Start with Design Thinking
Space was provided to showcase products which attracted the participants to visit the stalls.
Co-founder, Big Basket
director, Brigade Ltd.
Founder _ CEO, Zerodha
iD fresh foods
Angel Investor, Indian Angel Network
Co-founder Chairman at Medwell Ven