Fundraising for startups – Investors’ perspective

Ahoy startups of Gujarat!
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This is for all the aspiring and emerging startups and its members:
If you are an aspiring startup or a full-fledged startup who are past the idea and BMC phase, here's a grand gateway waiting for you to explore. A gateway to this 'Startup Saturday' where you can present demo pitch your startup to investors and gain modern insights on your demo pitch.


Fundraising is a key element for startups at any stage. Though much is available on the internet, yet nothing beats the experience of an entrepreneur who has raised funds for his/her startup. Each of the experiences is different and extremely valuable for an aspiring and emerging fundraiser.


After you are done presenting your startup's demo pitch, the expert investor panels will be answering and demystifying questions like:
- What factors do the investors consider while evaluating a startup?
- What should be considered while preparing your pitch deck?
- What should be considered while presenting your pitch deck?
- How much time will closing an investment usually take?
- What to do if investment talks don’t go through?
- How to set the context right and handle the expectations of an investor?
- How to get investors look beyond equity?
- What factors hook investors to fund your startup?
- How you can gain balance and union for your startup with investors?


Perks of enrolling your startup for pitching in this startup Saturday:
1. You'd gain 360 degree insights on investors perspective. We have with us top-notch industry investors who have been successfully sailing and embarking startups grow.
2. In praise of Networking - you'd get to connect with plethora of startup founders and members coming to pitch along with you. You can leverage this connections to align your startup. Whether it be finding a co-founder, revising your startup idea, gaining for customer traction or technology dilemma; networking never fails to simplify your problems.
3. ‎We also arrange mentoring sessions for emerging startups to help your startup grow and get its roots strongly established. You can enroll to get mentoring by filling out this form:
More about this startup Saturday:
Ever wonder that investor can be one of the stakeholders you underestimate whilst developing and deploying your product? An investor is the nucleus to your startups perception. An investor looks through a startup from a different perspective and is on the same spectrum with just different set of lens. Evaluating the perception of investor can hugely help a startup to make informed and valid choices on creating fundraising strategies.
In this startup Saturday, we bring to you a session for you to learn how your product/service/startup/business is experienced by investors and what right steps you can embark upon to gain affirmations of investors.
Let's go to the crux of the investor lens and get our lens right as well. Not all investors care about equity all time; there are potential investors who are indeed interested in your idea too and willing to aid you with mentorship and everything which takes to shape a valid product/startup. Investors too dream of a world with better product utilities and full-fledged businesses, so come to attend this 'startup Saturday' and know thy investor!
Fill out this little form to get your startup registered for this event:


Mr. Bhadresh Khamar


CEO of Kegan Executive Search and Kegan Advisory Firm


Bhadresh Khamar is the CEO at Kegan Executive search, a recruitment firm for the Pharma industry. A sales and marketing pundit, pharma veteran and an angel investor, he is an unmatched amalgam of sheer brilliance and perseverance. Bhadresh is an angel to startups like Globesecure Technologies and to name a few. He brings in an abundance of experience and is here to share his insights as an investor for the startup fundraising.

Mr. Amitvikram Sharma


Career Venture Capitalist


Amitvikram Sharma, a versatile capitalist and a CEO at Claris capital ltd would be our second guest for the session. A venture capital ninja with companies like Moser bear, treehouse education, zensar tech under his hood, he brings along many flavours to the startup ecosystem. He is looking forward to investing in startups in the healthcare, Tech and logistics sectors.

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Hindustan Social

Ashish Tiwari

Prkruti- Air quality monitoring device

Vignesh Kaneria


Event Details

09 Jun, 2018
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
CIIE.CO Ahmedabad
IIM A New Campus
Nr Vastrapur
Ahmedabad - 380046

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