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Upcoming events on Entrepreneurship, Start ups & Other Interesting Stuff…

TiE Investor Meet – Featuring SAIF Partners

TiE Delhi-NCR is hosting the Investor Showcase an initiative to connect investors to high potential entrepreneurs. The Showcase will highlight one investor and provide a unique platform for entrepreneurs to understand the investor’s areas of interest & investment philosophy.

This showcase will feature SAIF Partners, one of leading investors comprising an enviable portfolio that comprises MakeMyTrip, One97, JustDial, NSE and Network18 among others.

The Investor Showcase will enable you to discuss your current & future growth plans and funding requirements with best of breed investors. Needless to say, the limited seats on offer will run out fast! Confirm your participation now to get to know SAIF Partners like never before and interact with some of the investee companies to get a first hand account.

Date: 3rd March,2011
Time: 7pm followed by cocktails & dinner
Venue: Magnolia, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi

For More Details & Registration Click Here

About SAIF Partners

SAIF Partners is a venture capital firm that is sector and stage agnostic. SAIF is extremely active in early stage technology-enabled businesses. SAIF was the first institutional investor in companies such as MakeMyTrip (Consumer Internet), One97 (Mobile VAS), JustDial (Local Search), and HomeShop18 (eCommerce). The fund has strong experience of investing in companies at an early stage and helping them through multiple rounds of financings and eventually an IPO.

SAIF is growth investor in companies like Catmoss (Apparel Retail), Speciality Restaurants, Network18 (Media & Broadcasting), TV9 (Media & Broadcasting), Veta (Education), SIFY and IL&FS Investmart.

SAIF currently manages $4.0 billion across funds and is actively seeking investment opportunities in early stage and growth stage businesses.

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Events – Entrepreneurship

Looking forward to attending a couple of good events focused on entrepreneurship, investments, start- ups etc.

1. TiE Delhi – Special Interest Group for Women Entrepreneurs

What:SIGWE is proud to organize the next edition of the Tea Talk – Problem Solving Session

When:25th February 2011 from 10.30 – 12.30 pm

Where:USO House, USO Road, Off Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg, 6, Special Institutional Area, New Delhi – 110067

Theme:Problem Solving Sessions enable woman entrepreneurs and professionals to discuss the day to day issues they face in running their ventures and find solutions through peer to peer dialogue

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2. TiE Delhi – E&T SIG – Mentor Talk – Amol Arora, Shemrock

What: Mentor Talk featuring Amol Arora, MD, Shemrock

When:25 Feb 2011,04:00 PM 06:00 PM

Where:USO House, USO Road, Off Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg, 6, Special Institutional Area, New Delhi – 110067

Theme:Every alternate month Mentor Talk will feature successful entrepreneurs who will share their experience of building an Education business in a freewheeling & interactive format. From the most common problems to strategic issues – get answers to your all your questions.

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When: 27 Feb 2011

Where: ITC Grand Bay, Vishakhapatnam

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4. VCCircle Ecommerce Forum 2011

What:2nd Edition – VCCircle Ecommerce Forum 2011

When:11th March, 2011

Where: ITC, Sheraton, Delhi

Theme:In its next avatar, the e-commerce story has already delivered some happy endings with travel portal Makemytrip’s blockbuster Nasdaq debut and many other enterprises ready for a market outing. All the macro elements too seem to be in place for a large-scale growth in internet-based businesses: Favourable demographics, broadband penetration, an anticipated 3G rollout, internet banking, rise in online consumption behavior and so on. The momentum is building up, the growth trajectory has picked up since then and for entrepreneurs it’s a great time to build an internet company, investors and sector watchers reckon.

The business environment for online commerce is much more real today, compared to a decade back when the dotcom froth turned into a bust.

If anyone knows of other entrepreneurship events which may be of interest to the larger community, feel free to post :)

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TiE – SME Conference 2011

Great networking opportunity at the TiE-SME conference tomorrow on the 28th Jan 2011 at Delhi.

Event Brief:-
It’s a well known fact that Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are the drivers of the Indian economy. While most of the world was dipped in recession last year, India still managed to put up a decent growth story driven largely by SMEs. In short, SMEs have and continue to significantly contribute to industrial, economic technological and regional developments.

Over the past few years, the development of SMEs has been linked to globalization. While globalization has opened up various growth avenues, there are challenges which SME’s grapple with on a day-to-day basis:

1) Learning to Compete and Not Just Survive in the Globalized Economy
2) Overcoming Challenges in Scaling up to the Next Level
3) Building a Differentiator — Creating Innovative Products & Processes
4) Setting Up Organizational Framework with Global Quality Standards
5) Managing Cash Flow
6) Understanding the Best Funding Options — Debt Vs Equity

In order to address some of the above challenges faced by SMEs and to vitalize them for global competitiveness and sustainable growth, TIE Delhi-NCR in association with is conducting an event on “Going Beyond India — Competing in a Globalized Economy” on January 28,2010.

The focus of the event is to look at the critical elements which go into helping SMEs’ compete in a globalized economy. This daylong event will emphasize on practical, implementable strategies that SMEs can incorporate in their businesses to achieve success.

So book your seat and take your enterprise to a global level!


Members of TiE – Rs 750/-
Non Members – Rs 1,000/-

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This is a forum for entrepreneurs and professionals to connect, learn and grow with each other. The objective of this blog is to give you access to relevant resources, business opportunities and networking opportunities to enhance your entrepreneurial and professional lives.

About Author:

Digbijoy has a wide ranging experience across diverse sectors, initially started his career in education marketing with reputed educational institutes and then subsequently joined the advertising and events industry to execute several projects including a state election campaign for a national party, conceptualizing and running a restaurant chain in Delhi and several other projects.

He joined the Delhi chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE Delhi), where he worked for over 3 years and drove various key initiatives like mentoring, deal flow, marketing, sponsorships etc and left his last position as Associate Director of the chapter in 2008 to pursue his entrepreneurial ambitions. He subsequently joined techTribe- India largest Career Networking platform where he served as director strategic relations and drove unique initiatives and partnerships for building and sustaining community engagement. Post techTribe he co founded an online supplemental education start-up – TenMarks Education INC. which was acquired by in October 2013.

Post TenMarks he lead Ennovent India as its country director which is an innovation accelerator. Ennovent provide services to accelerate innovations for sustainability in low-income markets in developing countries. It specializes in helping clients discover enterprises with novel solutions, develop business models to start-up enterprises, provide finance by facilitating early-stage investments and grow operations to scale profit and impact. Since 2008, Ennovent has worked with over 4,800 Network members, 15 Circle members and 10 Solution clients to accelerate over 80 innovations in 10 countries.

Currently Digbijoy Co-leads the Startup Program for Amazon Internet Services Pvt Ltd enabling the best startups leverage the power of cloud.

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