Unconventional Startups | Startup Saturday Delhi

Don't worry about failure; you only have to be right once." --Drew Houston, co-founder and CEO of Dropbox
With job uncertainty increasingly lingering on the minds of people, many in the last few years have taken the startup route. Innovative and unusual business ideas have flourished giving way to money-minting ventures springing up across India. 
If you are still looking to find that niche that no one has tapped, then Join us for November 2018 edition of Startup Saturday for inspiration.

Book your seats now @ https://bit.ly/ssdel_nov18

Venue - American Center, 24 Kasturba Gandhi Marg,Near Barakhamba Metro Station, New Delhi, Delhi 110001
Date: 17th November 2018
Time: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

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We are also offering an opportunity to Startups and entrepreneurs to exhibit their product, Pitch their ideas and showcase their talent at this edition to a high intellect audience, Register here: http://bit.ly/hs_experiencezone

For Entry to the American Centre, Kindly refer to the security regulations listed below:

• Please carry valid photo identification in original with you for entry.
• The American Center is a two-minute walk from the Barakhamba Road Metro Station.
• Mobile phones are allowed within the American Center.
• For security reasons, photography through mobile phones or any other devices is prohibited.
• Laptops, power banks, iPads, tablets, flash drives, cameras and other electronic items are not allowed within the American Center and there is no place to store these.
• American Center does not provide parking on its premises.
• All visitors may be featured in photos or video to be used for promotional purposes or on social media by the American Center or the U.S. Embassy

For any queries, Please send us a mail at delhi@headstart.in. We will be happy to answer.

Join us and explore the world of opportunities!!!!


Akash Gupta


Founder & CEO of Mobycy


Akash Gupta is the Founder of Mobycy, India’s first dock-less bicycle sharing app
Akash is responsible for building the nascent venture from ground-up
Before founding Mobycy at the intersection of green-tech and fitness-tech, Akash was with MobiKwik as Vice President & Head of Marketing and was instrumental in placing MobiKwik amongst the leading payment tools in India and beyond. Under his leadership, MobiKwik’s user-base increased 160% to 65 million in just two years. This marketing-led growth going in parallel with growth in revenue and high rate of return and efficiency of marketing spend. While at MobiKwik, Akash was also the face of the organization in news and media around digital payments advocacy and dialog. At Snapdeal, Akash was heading Acquisitions & Alliances for Mobile Marketing, where he led a 5X growth of daily app acquisitions and drove mobile revenue growth while maintaining a Top 10 rank on AppStores. Prior to Snapdeal, Akash lead the 4G network launch and nation-wide acquisition for 4G at Airtel.

After a Bachelors of Engineering in Computer Science, Akash went on to pursue his MBA from IMT Ghaziabad. Akash has been an avid speaker & has been featured by various media houses as an expert on startup marketing skills. Akash loves watching movies & finishing IMDB Top 250 is on his hit list. He loves traveling with his wife & friends and thinks travelling gives a lot of worldly perspective & helps growing an individual from within.
Akash has a penchant for fitness & his startup Mobycy wants to make every Indian a fitter individual.

Mudit Vijayvergiya


Co-Founder Curofy - Discuss Medical Cases


Curofy is a medical case discussion platform for doctors. It is now the largest social network of over 3,00,000 verified doctors in India - See www.curofy.com for more details. More than 20, 00, 000 comments, 3,20,000 medical cases being discussed, Curofy is set to become the digital world of doctors.
He is a graduate from IITD, 2013 batch. Born and brought up in a family of doctors and an engineer by himself, he could see the inefficiencies that exist in the everyday life of a doctor owing to absence of a simplified technology product which can help them in their professional and academic life.
He is also recently selected in Forbes India 30 under 30 list of 2018.

Utkarsh Kawatra


Co-Founder and CEO myHQ Workspaces


Before myHQ, Utkarsh Co-founded - BloodConnect (bloodconnect.org), India's largest youth-run initiative in the field of blood donation present in 10+ cities, team of 200+.
Prior to myHQ, Utkarsh was an investment analyst with Helion Ventures, where he evaluated B2C start ups for investments. Utkarsh did his under graduation from IIT Delhi in Mathematics and Computing.

Akshay Verma


Co-Founder, FITPASS


With 10+ years of professional and entrepreneurial experience, Akshay is a Co-Founder of FITPASS - an app based full stack 360-degrees fitness and lifestyle solution to make fitness affordable, accessible and fun through technology, data and intelligence. FITPASS gives you everything you need to get fit and stay fit – a universal all-access pass to workout anywhere, anytime across a network of thousands of premium gyms and fitness studios in India. Users also get personal nutritionist assistance, proprietary artificial intelligence led coaching plans, curated workout training videos, fitness products and more on the FITPASS app.
Educated at St.Stephen's College, University of Oxford and Columbia University, Akshay worked as an investment banker in London before moving back to India to deep dive into his entrepreneurial adventures. Akshay is consistently identified as a young business leader, and is frequently invited to top business schools such as London Business School, Oxford, Columbia, IIMs, XLRI, Symbiosis, etc. to share his experiences. A sportsman and debater in his university days, Akshay is responsible for product development, technology and corporate strategy at FITPASS.

Nakul Kumar


Co-Founder and COO - Cashify


Nakul started out his first company right after completing his MBA in 2009 called ReGlobe. This was a consulting company which was building innovative solutions around end of life product disposal & recycling. While working in ReGlobe ha had been involved in waste management project with Indian government agencies like Indian Railways and top brands like Nokia and HP.
Constantly on the lookout for finding innovative solutions to recover value from junk, Nakul along with his business partner Mandeep set up one of India’s first recycling facility to convert scrap tyres and rubber into fuel oil. The company made a successful exit from the business in late 2012.
In 2013, Nakul co-founded Cashify which is an online platform which makes selling old electronic devices a simple affair by helping customers with price discovery and cash in hand with least amount of effort.
Prior to starting his own venture, Nakul was a Strategy Consultant with Tecnova India. He has worked with Amadeus (France) in marketing strategy and has also been involved with projects on sustainable Development with Companies like Gaz De France.
In 2012 Nakul was awarded the Social Entrepreneurship Award from IIM Lucknow .
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Event Details

17 Nov, 2018
11:00 AM to 02:00 PM
The American Centre, Connaught Place
American Center, 24 Kasturba Gandhi Marg,Near Barakhamba Metro Station
New Delhi
Delhi - 110001

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