Finance, Mentoring, Motivations, Networking

IITBAA Mumbai Chapter Live Webinar on – Angel Investing 101


We are delighted to inform you about a new series of Live Webinars that IIT Bombay Alumni Association’s Mumbai Chapter has started. With the mission of solving for commute problems and aligning on a common time, the team decided to start off a new format! We hope this works 🙂

The first in-line is a Live Webinar on Angel Investing 101 by Sushanto Mitra – Founder and CEO, Lead Angels, and ex-CEO, SINE IIT Bombay. Sushanto invested in early stage ventures such as Supr, DriveU, Belita, ShopKirana, CarveNiche among others. He will share his journey as an Angel Investor and will address how to explore Angel Investing and more!

Guess what! You can ask LIVE questions to our expert Sushanto and get real-time answers on the Webinar! Just leave a comment with your questions and get them answered on-
– Date – 29th February, Saturday
– Time – 630pm-715pm
– Venue – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxlHpC2fE4c

Please share your questions with us here, before the live chat and we will ensure they are addressed first!

Block your calendars!!

P.S.: Do let us know which other topics you would like us to cover in our Live Webinar Series by IITBAA, Mumbai Chapter.

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Opportunities at SelectUSA

What is SelectUSA?

Established in 2011, SelectUSA, is the primary US federal government program to facilitate job-creating business investments in the United States. SelectUSA helps international companies already located in the United States or planning to enter the United States.

Visit: www.selectusa.gov for more information.

Registration is open for the sixth SelectUSA Investment Summit in the Washington, DC area on June 10-12, 2019. This is a unique opportunity to be a part of a delegation led by Ambassador Kenneth Juster and to meet with representatives from 50 states in one location.

See attached SelectUSA investment summit flyer, enclosed, and visit www.selectusasummit.us for more information.

2019 Investment Summit Flyer_CSMumbai

Finance, Motivations, Networking

PRIVATE EQUITY & VENTURE CAPITAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR SMEs

Call for Registration 

Seminar on

PRIVATE EQUITY & VENTURE CAPITAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR SMEs

Friday, 23rd March, 2018 | Mumbai

SME Chamber of India is organising Seminar on “PRIVATE EQUITY & VENTURE CAPITAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR SMEs” onFriday, 23rd March, 2018 at Mumbai with the support of Government of Maharashtra and India International Trade Centre (Investment and Trade Promotion Organisation) and Maharashtra Industrial and Economic Development Association (MIEDA).

This seminar will provide unique opportunities to SMEs to understand how to obtain Private Equity for unique projects or innovative business ventures, growth and expansion, acquiring new technology, expand working capital as well as venture capital for new ideas or new businesses. This seminar will also highlight on formalities and procedures for acquiring PE/VC, preparation of attractive Business Plan, expectation from investors and interaction with Private Equity Funds / Venture Capital & Institutional Investor. SME Chamber of India has been regularly receiving interests from investors and PE / VC funds to explore investment opportunities in small & medium enterprises. 

Topics:

v  Private Equity investments in SME sector – Overview, Opportunity and Challenges

v  Types of PE Fund Investors and their Objectives

v  Difference between Risk & Growth capital

v  Private Equity Investment Opportunity – Formalities and Procedures  

v  Perceptions & Prospects from Private Equity Investors 

v  Evaluation strategies from Investors towards SMEs for Investments?

v  Review of trends in Equity Financing 

v  Preparation of Viable and Attractive Business Plan

v  Business Valuation & Legal Compliances

v  Understanding Exit Routes of Investors

v  Adaption of Good Governance and Business Ethics to improve credibility

v  Alternative Finance Facility for SMEs

v  Capital Market Access for SMEs

FOCUS SECTORS:

  • Engineering, Infrastructure, Automotive, Power, Food Processing, Pharmaceuticals, Packaging, Specialty Chemicals, Electricals, Electronics, Healthcare, Robotics, Clean Energy, Water Treatment, Solar Based unique products, Medical Devices & Equipments, products and equipments manufacturer for Defense, ICT, Environment as well as Value-Added High – Tech Industrial Products.
  • Start-Ups, Small Industries & Medium sized industries

PARTICIPATION FEE (PER DELEGATE):

v  For Members – Rs. 8,000/- Plus 18% GST 

v  For Non- Members – Rs. 10,000/- Plus 18% GST

v  For PE / VC funds / Banks / FI’s / NBFCs – Rs. 15,000/- Plus 18% GST

Note : 10% discount for 2 or more delegates attending from the same organisation

We request you to confirm your participation on or before 15th March, 2018.

Regards,

Saakshi Kulkarni

Director

SME Chamber of India

Registered & Head Office

5, Ground Floor, Samruddhi Venture Park, Adjoining Hotel Tunga Paradise, SEEPZ – MIDC Central Road, Next to Akruti Centre, Andheri (E) Mumbai – 400 093.

Tel: +91-22-61509800 | 66674444 | Fax: +91 – 22 – 28250414

E-mail: registration@smechamber.in Website: www.smechamberofindia.com

Click Here for the Registration form

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Invitation for Startup-Launchpad: Melange 2018

Greetings from Pathfinder-The Entrepreneurship Cell,K.J.SIMSR!

K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research proudly presents Melange 2018 – The Annual Flagship Management-Cultural-Sports Event. The 16th edition of Melange promises to be bigger and better with more on offer to our Partners and Associates. Melange is set to happen on

9th and 10th February, 2018 and this year’s theme is Tech It Up’ which revolves around Technology Enabled Businesses. We want to embrace the fact that businesses are becoming increasingly ‘tech-ed up’. The economy loves them and so do we!

Startup Launchpad 2018

Melange ’18 is proud to announce the ‘Start-Up Launchpad’ which will be a platform for all budding start-ups and entrepreneurs to showcase their ideas and stand a chance to interact with venture capitalists on 10th February 2018. In a ‘Shark Tank’ inspired business pitch competition, start-ups and their business plans would be judged by investors-cum-business experts. The participants stand a chance to win cash prizes worth 50 thousand rupees.

Through the Launchpad, we are offering our own value addition to the very precious startup ecosystem. By bringing closer budding entrepreneurs, investors and evaluators alike and stakeholders of the ecosystem, we are doing our small bit to nurture this growing community.

Hence, we would love to invite you, being an investor yourself and a precious part of the startup world to come and be a part of our event Startup Launchpad and have a look at the budding entrepreneurs. We are having over 35-40 startups from the tech world, who are at their nascent stage. All of them unique in their own ways, they bring along a mix of some of the best ideas in the tech world.

But as it’s said that every Arjun needs his Dronacharya, most of these startups would need support. So do come for our event, being the Drona yourself and network with these brilliant startups. Who knows you might as well end up finding your arjun and hit the bird’s eye!

DATE: 10th February 2018

TIMINGS: 10:30 am – 06:00 pm

VENUE: K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Vidyavihar(E), Mumbai-400077

RSVP NOW

Hope to see you at MELANGE’18!

Regards,
Vikas Rai
PGDM-International Business |2017-2019|
| Member- Pathfinder-The Entrepreneurship Cell | Member- Women’s Development Cell |
https://www.linkedin.com/in/vikasrai94/
Mob. No.: 8291015901 / 7838730312

K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research (SIMSR)
Mumbai, India

Business Ideas, Business Plans, Mentoring, Motivations, Networking

E-Summit

For all things entrepreneurial, E-Summit 2018 is the place to be at!
“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
If you are someone who holds similar thoughts and believe in seizing the opportunities that lay
ahead of you, The Entrepreneurship Summit 2018 is where you should head to on 27th January
2018.
E-Summit 2018 : A Zenith of Innovation is a platform where technologies of tomorrow will be
discussed, exhibited and future will be shaped with the hands of budding Indian Entrepreneurs.
It will demonstrate how startups of tomorrow will contribute towards building a better society,
economy, and government!
The E-Summit has something for everyone. Let’s take a look:
For Budding Entrepreneurs: Immerse yourself in competitions involving business cases,
pitching, develop cutting-edge products in hackathons, get inspired by our multifaceted
speakers, get your ideas validated by experienced mentors!
For Startups: Get the opportunity to receive funding from top investors in India, witness the
latest technology in exhibitions, hire interns and freelancers right away, inspire from stalwarts of
the ecosystem, learn various business development methodologies, network with other startups,
investors, etc.
For Investors & Mentors: Avail the best investment opportunities in startups through various
initiatives, network with sector-specific people, watch how innovation will disrupt the ecosystem
in coming years!
Excited? Join us at the Mecca of entrepreneurship, The E-Summit 2018. For more info visit
ecell.in/esummit

Business Ideas, Business Plans, Networking

MIT offering a new Entrepreneurship Online Bootcamp

MIT is offering a new Entrepreneurship Online Bootcamp. It lasts 8 weeks and costs $2600.00.
You may want to join the Bootcamp and alert your members. Find more information at

http://www2.emeritus.org/programs/mit-entrepreneurship-bootcamp
It would be fantastic to have the Bootcamp experience.

Best Regards,

Natalie Gandhi

MIT
                                  Entrepreneurship Online Bootcamp
Thank you for expressing interest in the new program, MIT Entrepreneurship Online Bootcamp: From Idea To Startup In Eight Weeks. Whether you already identify as an entrepreneur or you simply have a yearning to explore a different path, this program will accelerate your skill development and open new doors.

The word ‘entrepreneur’ comes from a French word meaning ‘to undertake’. There are all sorts of myths out there about entrepreneurs being high-risk gamblers, but nothing could be further from the truth. They take on risk, but they learn to manage risk to their advantage.

In this video from Bootcamp program director Bill Aulet, he defines the often misunderstood practice of entrepreneurship and dispels the common myths about what it takes to be successful.

What Is Entrepreneurship?
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MIT Entrepreneurship Online Bootcamp?
$42 Mn
Funding for participants in MIT’s Global E-Ship Bootcamps in 3 years
52 %
The world is operating at 52% of its entrepreneurial capacity
SOURCE: CNBC
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Need more information?

As the program advisor, I would be delighted to speak with you about whether this program is right for you and what you can expect to learn. The approach at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is learning by doing. You will have access to MIT Bootcamps coaches, who provide personalized feedback in real-time. Please contact me to learn more. I hope you’ll join us.

Raylon Vincent
Senior Program Advisor
EMERITUS
M: +13159825094
W: www.emeritus.org

Click here to schedule a call with me.

MIT is collaborating with online education provider EMERITUS Institute of Management to offer a portfolio of high-impact online programs. By collaborating with EMERITUS, we are able to broaden access beyond our on-campus offerings in a collaborative and engaging format that stays true to the quality of MIT.