9:30 am, 20th August, IIFT Auditoruim , Delhi


Journey from Big Idea to Big Business

In association with UDAAN & KITTES

Conclave Objectives: Our flagship conclave aims to bring together revolutionary start-up ideas under one roof. We intend to find the best of ideas and provide entrepreneurs across the nation with an opportunity to present their B-plans to an esteemed panel of potential investors, faculty and other entrepreneurs and stand a chance to get incubated at KITTES (centre of MSME studies). The Start-Up Business Ideas are invited from following sectors – 1. Oil and Gas Sector 2. Energy and Power 3. Manufacturing 4. Healthcare & Fitness 5. Education 6. Agriculture 7. Supply Chain & Logistics 8. Environment

This Conclave would cover following sessions:
1.Journey from ideation to my first sale!!
2. Talk on Digital India & Start-Up India India initiatives
3.Why Investors say NO!!
4.Pitch Session: a competition for budding entrepreneurs to pitch their business ideas!

IIFT Bhawan
B-21, Qutab Institutional Area
New Delhi 110 016
P: Rajat :+919953054680 Dimple:+919599216400


Chief guest


Shri. Amitabh Kant (IAS) CEO - NITI AAYOG

Special Guests


Shri. Binoy Kumar (IAS) Director (IIFT)


Shri. H K Mittal Member Secretary, NSTEDB


Anurag Batra Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, Business World


Sanjay Modi Managing Director, Monster.com,APAC & Middle-East

Panel Speakers


Nikhil Arora Global VP & MD India - GoDaddy


Amit Ranjan Co-founder - Slideshare


Arpit Dhupar CTO & Co-founder - Chakr


Shubham Rai Founder &CEO – Nodd


Kanupriya Saigal Founder BeePositive++

Venture Capitalist


Mohit Dhawan AVP (Portfolio Manager) Bennett Coleman & Co.Ltd(Times Group)


Prakhar Agarwal Head, Delhi Chapter - Mumbai Angels


Sandro Stephen Regional Head, North India - Indian Angel Network


Vikram Gupta Founder & MD - IvyCap Ventures Advisors


Welcome Note

Dr. Tamanna Chaturvedi Co-ordinator, Centre for MSME Studies,IIFT

Introductory Remarks

Prof. Dr. K Rangarajan Head, Centre for MSME studies, IIFT

Lamp Lighting.

Director’s Address

Shri. Binoy Kumar, IAS

Chief Guest Address

Shri. Amitabh Kant (IAS) CEO - Niti Aayog

: Special Guest Key Note Address by Shri. Ramesh Abhishek (IAS), Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion

Special Guest Key Note Address by Shri. H. K. Mittal, Adviser & Member Secretary (NSTEDB)

Key Note by Shri. Sanjay Modi, Managing Director, Monster.com, APAC & Middle-East

Key Note by Shri. Anurag Batra, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, Business World

Key Note by Shri Vikram Gupta, Founder & Managing Director IVYCAP Ventures

Key Note by Shri. Juergen Hase, CEO, Unlimited, Reliance Group IoT

Panel Discussion: Journey from ideation to my first sale!

1.Kaushik Saha, Chief Technology Officer - Samsung R&D Institute India

2.Dhiraj Gyani, Marketing Lead - Microsoft India

3.Nikhil Arora, Vice President & Managing Director India – GoDaddy

4.Vivek Khare, Director Strategy - LetsVenture

5.Kanupriya Seghal, Founder - Beepositive++

6.Vivek Dhaiya, SBU Head -Sagacious Research Pvt Ltd

Panel Discussion: Why Investors say NO?

1.Honey Katyal, Managing Director - Investors Clinic

2.Mohit Dhawan, Vice President - Brand Capital (ToI Group)

3.Prakhar Agarwal, Head, Delhi Chapter - Mumbai Angels

4.Archana Priyadarshini, Venture Partner - Unicorn India Ventures

5.Nikhil Singh, Head, Delhi Chapter - Matrix Partners

6.Gagan Ghai, Managing Partner - Venture Catalyst

7.Roma Priya, Founding Partner - Burgeon Biz Support

8.Dhianu Das, Angel Investor & Serial Entrepreneur

9.Sera Arora, Manager (North India Region) - Lead Angels

Panel Discussion: The Story Behind....

1.Swami Sachidanand, Founder - Invoxel Technologies

2.Mukesh Malik, Business Transformation Expert - ah! Ventures

3.Manasvi Singh, Co-Founder - Buddy4study

4.Yashraj Bhardwaj, Founder - Zenith Vipers

5.Niraj Sharan, CEO - Aura Inc

6. Ashim Jolly, Angel Investor & Serial Entrepreneur – Ex COO Haptik Inc

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Lunch

3: 00 PM - 5:00 PM: Pitch Session with Investors

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM: High Tea & Networking cum Mentor-ship Session


plus expected Footfall comprising of




Corporate Delegates




The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) was set up in 1963 by the Government of India as an autonomous organisation to help professionalise the country's foreign trade management and increase exports by developing human resources, analysing and disseminating data and conducting research

IIFT Bhawan
B-21, Qutab Institutional Area
New Delhi 110 016
P: Rajat :+919953054680 Dimple:+919599216400


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