#GSF2014 Agenda


Friday, January 31, 2014

Adianta School for Leadership and Innovation

CKS House D-57, Chattarpur Enclave, 100 Foot Road, New Delhi

1.00 – 2.00 pm

Registration for #GSF2014

2.00 – 2.50 pm

“Expat Founders: Outside-in Perspective on Building Businesses in India”

Moderator: Alex Souter – Co-Founder, Bootstrapp

  1. Josh Israel – CEO, Thrill
  2. Greg Moran – CEO & Co-founder, Zoom
  3. Alex Zucher – CEO & Co-Founder, Vintage Rides
  4. Sean Blagsvedt – CEO, Babajob
  5. Pauline Bijvoet – Founder, Scarlette
  6. Nathan Sigworth – CEO & Co-founder, PharmaSecure
3.00 – 3.50 pm

“Seed/Angel Investing: What Comes Next?”

Moderator: Rajesh Sawhney

  1. Prashant Choksi – Mumbai Angels
  2. Shripati Acharya – Partner, Angelprime
  3. Gopal Srinivasan – Chairman, TVS Capital Funds Limited
  4. Sashi Reddi – Managing Partner, SRI Capital
  5. Amit Anand – Managing Partner, Jungle Ventures, Singapore
  6. Viktoriya Tigipko – MD, TA Venture, Ukraine
4.00 – 4.20 pm

Showcase 1: Listen to pitches by 5 hand-picked startups

4.20 – 5.00 pm

Tea break: Have a break, have a chit-chat!

5.00 – 5.45 pm

“M&A and Exits in 2014 and Beyond”

Moderator: Rajesh Sawhney

  1. Ashish Kashyap – Founder & CEO, ibibo/CEO, MIH India
  2. Krishnan Ganesh – Founder, GrowthStory/Founder, Tutorvista
  3. Avnish Bajaj – MD, Matrix Partners India/Founder, Bazee
  4. Murugavel Janakiraman – Founder, BharatMatrimony
  5. Shantanu Surpure – Managing Attorney, Sand Hill Counsel
  6. Kumar Rangarajan – Founder, Little Eye Labs
5.50 – 6.10 pm

Showcase 2: Listen to pitches by 5 hand-picked startups

6.15 – 8.00 pm

“Jump Into the Future, One Shot at a Time”

  1. Future of Travel: Vinay Gupta – Founder, Via
  2. Future of Wearable Tech:  Vishal Gondal – Founder, Indiagames Ltd.
  3. Unlocking the future: Manu Ahuja – President, ASSA ABLOY South Asia
  4. Future of Gaming: Jason Della Rocca – Co-founder, Execution Labs
  5. Step Into the Future of Dance with Nikolina Nikoleski
  6. Future of Food: Tanveer Kwatra – Executive Chef, Pullman Hotel
  7. Future of E-commerce: Kunal Bahl – Co-founder/CEO, SnapDeal
  8. Future of Entertainment: Roshan Abbas, MD, Encompass Events
8.00 – 10.30 pm

Entertainment, Drinks and Dinner

Early to bed, early to rise for the GSF-Ixigo 10K Challenge!

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Sanjay Van Gate 1

Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi
 

6.30 – 8.30 am

GSF-Ixigo 10 K Startup Run at Sanjay Van, Gate 1

GSF welcomes you to the second edition of the GSF-Ixigo 10K Startup run. Join over 100 investors (VCs and SuperAngels) and over 200 founders to celebrate the spirit of entrepreneurship and fitness.

8.30 – 9.15 am

Breakfast mixer at Sanjay Van

Adianta School for Leadership and Innovation

CKS House D-57, Chattarpur Enclave, 100 Foot Road, New Delhi

10.30 – 11.00 am

“Celebrating Failure: The 10,000 Ways That Didn’t Work”

Moderator: Rajesh Sawhney

  1. Rishab Malik – Founder, Figr/Operating Partner, GSF India
  2. Brij Bhasin – Founder, Boost Tech/Operating Partner, GSF India
  3. Bhavik Rathod – Founder, EmployeeSocial/GM, Uber Bangalore
  4. Shailesh Gupta – Founder, Mintzone/Khosla Labs
  5. Rohit Sharma – Founder, Wopshop/Founder & CEO, Pokkt
11.00 – 11:40 am

“Investing for Social Impact”

Moderator: Esha Chhabra – writer and thinker

  1. Grace Sai – Head, Singapore, Toniic Network; Co-Founder, The Hub, Singapore
  2. Geeta Goel – Director, Mission Investing, Susan & Michael Dell Foundation
  3. Shreya Deb – Omidyar Network, India
  4. Payal Shah – Acumen Fund, India
  5. Yashraj Khaitan – Founder, Gram Power
  6. Satish Kannan – Founder, Dhilcare
11.50 – 12.30 pm

Showcase 3: Listen to pitches by 5 hand-picked startups

12.00 – 3.00 pm

12 Leading VCs Share a Billion-Dollar Idea Each over Brunch

  1. Sequoia Capital – Shailesh Lakhani
  2. Seedfund – Mahesh Murthy
  3. Omnivore Partners – Mark Kahn
  4. Helion Venture Partners – Ashish Gupta
  5. Nokia Growth Partners – Upal Basu
  6. Ventureast Tenet Fund – Sateesh Andra
  7. Lightspeed Venture Partners – Bejul Somaia
  8. Fidelity India Capital – Raul Rai
  9. Canaan Partners – Alok Mittal
  10. Nexus Venture Partners – Brij Bhushan
  11. Omidyar Network – Anuradha Ramachandran
  12. Cisco Systems – Joydeep Bose
3.00 – 3.40 pm

Round-up Session with GSF SuperAngels and A Mega Announcement

Moderator: Rajesh Sawhney

  1. Dinesh Agarwal – CEO, IndiaMART
  2. Harish Bahl – CEO, The Smile Group
  3. Anupam Mittal – CEO, People Group
  4. Nish Bhutani – COO, Saffronart
  5. Vijay Shekhar Sharma – Founder, One97
  6. Prashant Mehta – Former CEO, Komli Media
  7. Sanjay Singh – General Manager, Akamai Asia
  8. Samir Bangara – CEO, Quyki.com
3.45 – 4:00 pm

Vote of Thanks

4.00 – 5.00 pm

CloudNXT: Session on Future of Cloud Computing

Register here.

Total Cost of (Non)Ownership and Cost-Aware Architecting on the Cloud

Workshop by AWS Solution Architects on best cloud-architecture practices and how to keep costs in control while scaling.

5.00 – 5.15 pm

Grab a cup of tea

5.15 – 6.00 pm

“Future of Cloud Disruption”

In-depth panel discussion on how cloud computing will affect different industries in the coming future by founders and VCs of successful cloud companies

  1. Ambarish Gupta – Co-founder, Knowlarity
  2. Miten Mehta – Co-founder, KloudData
  3. Sanjay Nath – Partner, Blume Ventures
  4. Siddhartha Chandurkar – Founder, Shephertz
  5. Rutvik Doshi, Principal, Inventus Capital Partners
4.00 – 6.00 pm

Art Tour with Saffronart

The Saffronart-GSF Art Tour will take place at the first ever exhibition in India dedicated to artworks of massive scale (up to 25 feet wide canvases, as well as sculptures).

Our Promise – no boring and arcane talks, lots of room for interaction and engagement.

Deciphering the Art Market – a brief survey of the last 15 years and the present market scenario by Nish Bhutani, COO-Saffronart
Art Walk and Talk (Minus the Jargon) – a guided walk through with Q&A of an exhibition by 24 prominent artists by Abha Housego, VP and Art Specialist, Saffronart

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