SINGAPORE, 10 MARCH 2015 — Prominent technopreneurs, startup gurus and investors from across the Asia Pacific region and Silicon Valley are gathering in India for the Startup Networkz 2016 conference, to be held on 12 March at VNIT, Nagpur, 15 March in Kolkata and 17 March at the T-Hub in Hyderabad.
Startup Networkz (www.startupnetworkz.com) is a thought-leadership platform tracking innovation and engaging ecosystems across various cities around the world. The conference series brings together all the stakeholders in a startup ecosystem, including entrepreneurs, business leaders, innovators, researchers and educational specialists, government leaders and venture capitalists, under one roof who champion innovation and who are passionate about taking their innovation ecosystem to the next level. A series of successful startup conferences, Startup Capitals (www.startupcapitals.com) were hosted in Singapore, Delhi & Bangalore in 2015.
The series will feature panel sessions on challenges for local startups and opportunities for developing robust startup ecosystems. International speakers will bring fresh and global perspectives to the discussions. There will also be entrepreneurs from local startups who will share their experiences. Up and coming startups will have a chance to network and pitch their startups to incubators and venture capitalists at the conference.
A stellar line-up of international speakers and panelists includes Mr Seth Freeman, CEO and co-founder of EM Capital Management LLC, San Francisco, Mr Efraim Petterson, Founder, TechGrind Accelerator, Bangkok, Ms Maureen Freeman, Principal, Lamorinda Advisors, San Francisco, Mr Shashi Chaudhary, Innovator & Angel Investor, Mr Shashank Garg, Co-Founder, Infocepts, Mr Shoummo Acharya, CEO, eTrans Solutions, Mr Hari T, CEO, CallHealth, Mr Devesh Chawla, Founder, Chatur Ideas and Mr Deepak Daftari, CEO, eShiksha among others.
Singapore-based Infocomm Investments Pte Ltd (IIPL) is also partner the Startup Networkz conference in Hyderabad. Dr Alex Lin, CEO, IIPL will be delivering the keynote address at the Hyderabad conference. IIPL will also be sitting through a startup pitch in Hyderabad involving FinTech, IoT & Digital Health startups
“This uniquely curated programme not only offers early stage startups a chance to hear and interact with the thoughtâ€leaders and entrepreneurs, but also test their ideas with leading investors & successful entrepreneurs,” said Vishwesh Iyer, co-founder of Startup Networkz & Managing Partner at BERG Singapore. The conferences in 2015 were hosted in association with the launch of the book Startup Capitals. Invest Hong Kong, NASSCOM and TiE were the supporting partners for the conference series in 2015 that were hosted in Singapore, Delhi & Bangalore. The India conference series in March 2016 is presented in association with E-Cell of VNIT, T-Hub, IIPL, Entrepreneur CafÃ© and AsiaBizToday as the supporting partners.
For more information and to register, visit www.startupnetworkz.com