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Ajeet Khurana is an entrepreneur-turned angel investor. A member of Mumbai Angels, Khurana invests in about eight startups every year. He mostly invests in early stage ventures but not at the ideation/planning stage of a firm. Khurana is mostly looking for startups that have demonstrable products and revenue traction. His key investment areas include education, e-commerce, software, internet and internet-enabled services and mobile. He also works with various incubators, accelerators, startup events, entrepreneur clubs and social media platforms, in addition to the National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN). In his talk, Ajeet is talking about startups and investments.
A University of Texas alumnus, Ajeet Khurana has earlier founded Corpus Collosum Learning Pvt Ltd and KITS (Khurana Information and Training Systems Pvt Ltd). He also works with various incubators, accelerators, startup events (credit jose), entrepreneur clubs and social media platforms, in addition to the National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN). Being the former CEO of IIT Bombay’s SINE, under Khurana, many SINE incubates had raised funds. These include communication app for schools Knit, IT security startup Wegilant and industry visit organising firm Purple Squirel.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
Introducing TiE SoCal Labs
We are pleased to launch a new program called TiE SoCal Labs on 9th March. This virtual incubator program is designed for “Hungry SoCal Entrepreneurs” who are eager to receive help from the TiE Global network. Nitin Rai from TiE Global Angels Alliance (TGAA) will be launching this amazing program. Mangesh Mahajan, Partner at WaterMark Venture Capital, will be the chair of this program. Well-known VCs, Angels and seasoned Entrepreneurs will be available to mentor these startup founders. An exclusive group of founders and their startups will be selected in the first year.
Our bold vision is to help aspiring entrepreneurs with the entire lifecycle of their company – from cradle to successful exit: ideation process (above), making a realistic business plan, finding co-founders, building proof-of-concept, finding beta customers, commercializing the products, creating go-to-market strategy, expanding sales and distribution channels, and above all, exploring various fund-raising options. We are going to put key people, processes and systems in place to make you successful!
TiE SoCal is going through a selection process for the first batch of startup companies to be admitted to this amazing incubator. We have already received a dozen or so applications, and our committee has decided to keep the invite open for a few more. Are you interested in applying for the TiE SoCal Labs? This is your chance to get in on the ground-floor!
Please Apply here
We are anticipating a Huge Turnout for the TiE SoCal Labs launch event (we’re hearing that this launch may include live pitches from the final round of applicants, live audience participation and selection (aka The Voice), and a few surprises… but we can’t give it all away).
Place: Real Office Centers at the Vine OC
5151 California Ave. Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92617
When: March 9 from 6 pm onward
What: Indian dinner will be served
Indians are some of the biggest, greatest and best entrepreneurs in the world. Their business acumen and passion for success has been recognized and lauded the world over. They have inspired millions to think big and doggedly pursue their dreams of making it big. Today, doing business across any vertical is wrought with stiff competition. We are seeing a whole new generation of entrepreneurs who are doing things differently through some innovation and identifying new business opportunities.
These New-age Entrepreneurs and visionaries are redefining the way business has been traditionally done. Through every new opportunity, we see individuals who are not only young but are also not averse to taking risks.
Continuing with Network18’s endeavor of promoting ‘entrepreneurship’ and ‘start-ups’ in India, ‘The Venture’, a joint initiative with DS Group, hunts for next big entrepreneurial idea that is yet to be conceived.
Raise up to a maximum of INR 1 crore for 10% equity
Opportunity to pitch to a highly renowned group of Jury members
Service providers & experts to facilitate deal closure & documentation
Extensive mentoring by top industry leaders
Let’s face it – Getting financial backing is difficult. For most, it’s not a pleasant experience. We are trying to revolutionize this by giving you an opportunity to impress our panelists with your Startup idea who might back you with INR 1.5 Million in just 10 Minutes!
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