Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, in collaboration with CampusStory – a YourStory initiative, brings to you BITS Pilani Entrepreneurship Conclave. Here’s an opportunity for budding entrepreneurs to showcase their innovative products and services. North India’s largest summit of its kind, the conclave will take place on March 30, 2019, as a part of APOGEE, the annual technical festival of BITS Pilani, on Pilani Campus.
BITS Pilani Entrepreneurship Conclave, powered by ABInBev Innovation Brewery, aims to redefine entrepreneurship and product innovation, and build conversation on the new frontiers of startups.
Additionally, the conclave serves to provide next-gen founders with an opportunity to showcase their budding ventures at a national platform to top mentors and investors. With exciting prizes and rewards for the winners, Pillani Entrepreneurship Conclave is the ideal platform for all ambitious entrepreneurs to showcase their vision and business acumen.
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March 30, 2019
Venue: BITS Pilani, Pilani, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan – 333031
The conclave is set to have three flagship events, including a B-Plan Competition, keynote talks by the who’s who of the Indian startup ecosystem, and workshops to help participants develop the necessary skills to thrive in the ecosystem.
In addition to being a part of this platform, you will have a chance to:
- Present your startup at the BITS Pilani Entrepreneurship Conclave in front of India’s top investors and founders.
- Have a go at Speed Dating – Investor Networking: A platform to build associations and connections with some of the top professionals of the country.
- Network with other startup founders extensively.
- Win exciting prizes and goodies worth Rs 1,00,000
Click Here for more details – https://yourstory.com/2019/02/bits-pilani-entrepreneurship-conclave/
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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.
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
- 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.
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.
https://www.theguardian.com/small-business-network/audio/2018/feb/07/a-strong-brand-will-get-you-through-a-crisis-meet-the-mentors-with-cobra-beers-founderIn the final podcast of the series, Lord Karan Bilimoria advises the founders of tech startup Zipabout on everything from marketing to investment. Lord Karan Bilimoria, the founder of Cobra beer, shares his tips for success in the final episode in our podcast series for budding entrepreneurs. In a one-on-one mentoring session he advises Alex Froom and Daniel Chick, the founders of tech startup Zipabout, on how to grow their business.Lord Bilimoria talks about times when he came close to losing his business and says that having a strong brand, sticking to your values and having the support of your team and family are crucial to survival. “You get crises coming out of the blue,”Lord Bilimoria says. “If you play with a straight bat you will get through.”