RevStart, a leading co-working and incubation centre based out of Noida will be organizing Techstars Start-up Weekend Noida – a 54 hours Start-up weekend, from March 8 to 10, where participants will learn from mentors how to take an idea to a business and get funded.
TechStars Start-up Weekends are weekend-long, hands-on experiences where entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs can validate their start-up ideas and learn to turn them into a real business. On average, half of Start-up Weekend’s attendees have technical or design backgrounds, the other half have business backgrounds. It’s a great opportunity for those looking for co-founders or to work in a start-up. At Revstart’s event, mentors have been curated to include subject matter experts, recently funded founders and experienced investors.
Happening on 8 – 10th March, the event will kick off at 5 pm on Friday with a Keynote by Sanjiv Bikchandani, one of the most successful entrepreneurs in India Founder of Info Edge (the first Dot Com IPO) sharing his journey as an entrepreneur and a successful investor. This will be followed by open mic pitches, where attendees get one minute to introduce themselves, pitch their idea and name their ask. On Saturday teams will start working with mentors on their business plan, validating their ideas, practising Lean Start-up Methodologies and building a minimal viable product. On Sunday there will be a Pitch Clinic to prepare for the final presentations. Participants will present the plan to marquee judges like Girish Shivani-Yournest, Padmaja Ruparel-IAN and Shailesh Vikram-Massive Fund, receiving valuable feedback, potential funding which can also include access to RevStart’s Incubation Programme.
“I have been a part of the entrepreneurial ecosystem since 1998, built and exited from businesses in India and the US Techstars have given us a globally recognised format to organize Start-up weekend Noida and I am grateful to my friends from the ecosystem like Ashish Kashyap – Ex-GoIbibo, Abhinav Mathur – Founder, Million Sparks Foundation, Ajay Rajgarhia – APM Fininvest, Anisha Singh – MyDala, Deep Bajaj – Pee Buddy / Sirona, Digvijay Singh – IAN, Pankaj Agrawal – Ex-CIO, CISO, Rahul Agarwala – Knimbus, Rahul Singh – The Beer Café, Rohit Pateria – Placio, Rohan Mahajan – Law Rato, Sanjiv Bajaj – Bajaj Capital, Saurabh Arora – University Living, Siddharth Vij – Shoe Konnect, Shikha Mehra – Mainchain, Vikas Kuthiala – Parriez, Vivek Agarwal – CEO, Liqvid and Yogesh Bansal – Angel Investor, who are participating in this event as mentors. Thank you for the support from partners like Indian Angel Network, Miraaya Ventures, MyHQ, Startup Delhi and TiE New Delhi”, said Ishan Singh – Founder, RevStart Incubation Center. This story is provided by NewsVoir. (ANI)