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Startupedia’17, a 37-hour  from February 16-17 will feature over 250 teams

Published: 14th February 2017 11:21 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th February 2017 03:35 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD:Startupedia’17 is set to celebrate its fourth anniversary on February 16-17 at the IPE Shamirpet Campus. Startupedia’17 is hosted in association with SIDIBI, SECL, IDBI, Orient Cement, SBH, Hacco, HSES, INK& PAPER, TiE Hyderabad, Hyderabad Angels , 50K Ventures, CLOwork,  Yourstory,  The New Indian Express and Fever 94.3 FM. Over 250 teams from all over India have registered for this season.

This is a dedicated fully-mentored 37-hour programme where the participants are groomed to define, refine and execute their ideas into viable business, by startup gurus and industry experts. The day one of the programme is dedicated to mentoring and grooming; the second day participants will pitch their B-Plans in front of a jury comprising industry experts and prospective investors. The event is where mentors, investors and venture capitalists connect with each other. It will provide insights into entrepreneurial concerns by industry stalwarts and help in converting business ideas into a viable business plan. There will events to win cash prizes too.

Prof. R K Mishra, Director, IPE, conceptualised an Entrepreneurship Development Program, marking the silver jubilee of IPE in 2014 and launched Startupedia - A National Level Business Plan Pitch. This is a forum that provides an opportunity to startup enthusiasts, working professionals and students from across India to showcase their innovative ideas and launch their business plans.
The guest list includes Ramesh Loganathan, Professor IIITH and Innovation Outreach Head, Srini Chandupatla, Co-founder Manjeera Digital, Sanju Pillai, Founder and CEO, Movingdneedle, Tejaswini Yarlagadda, ED and Management Trustee, Mahalaxmi group and Sreedivya, Managing Director, Girls in Tech India.


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