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About The Event

Kerala Startup Mission, along with LetsVenture, is organizing the 4th edition of Seeding Kerala in Kochi to bring together the HNI network of Kerala and provide them opportunities to invest in some of the best startups from Kerala and other parts of India. The conference will host some of the marquee investors from the Indian Startup ecosystem and senior government officials from the state and central governments. Some of the prime highlights of the conference will be:

✓ Angel Investing Masterclass - covering    the basics of investment and portfolio diversification

✓ Legal Aspects of Investing

✓ Remarkable business case studies from the state of Kerala

Benefits

Want to be Part of this Seeding Kerala?

Investors / Corporates

  • If you are an investor looking to Invest in Startups & looking for Co-investors

HNIs

  • If you are HNI looking to learn the science of Startup investment and network with lead Investors

Startups

  • If you are a startup, looking for growth capital


Schedule

Morning Session

Tuesday
Feb, 5, 2019
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9:00 - 9.30
Registrations
9.30 - 10.00
Inaugural Ceremony & Lamp Lighting | Main Hall

Welcome Address: Dr Saji Gopinath - CEO, Kerala Startup Mission
Presidential Address : Shri Sivasankar IAS, IT Secretary, Govt of Kerala
Inaugural Address: Amitabh Kant IAS (Retd) CEO,Niti Aayog,GOI

10.00 - 12.00
Session: Angel Investing Masterclass | Main Hall

Revathy Ashok, Ravi Kaushik, Shivam Shah

10.00 - 12.00
1:1 Startup meetings | Annexe Hall
12.00 - 12.15
Tea Break
12.15 - 12:45
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Catalysing the angel & startup ecosystem of Kerala

Address by Shri Sivasankar IAS, IT Secretary, Govt of Kerala.
Announcement of fund of fund awards.

Afternoon Session

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12.45 - 1.15
Session: Legal Aspects of Angel Investing

A.C. Chummar and Sunitha Ramaswamy

1.15 - 2.00
Lunch Break
2.00 - 2.30
Startup Pitches

5 Startups

2.30 - 3.15
Panel: Why did I invest in Kerala startups? Investor's view

Ritesh Malik, Amit Somani, Anil Joshi
Moderator: Shihab Muhammed

3.15 - 4.00
4.00 - 4.30
Panel: Power of Networks

Padmaja Ruparel, Vinay James Kynadi, Shilen Sagunan, Sanjay Jha
Moderator: Ajit Moopan

Startup Pitches

 5 Startups

4.30 - 5.15
5.15-5.30
Panel: Co-creating value in startups as leads

Antony Arun Davis, Rajesh Padinjaremadam, PK Gopalakrishnan,
Moderator: Afsal Salu

Closing address & startup awards

Dr Christy Fernandez, IAS (Retd.) - Chairman, KSIDC

5.30 pm onwards
Closure & Networking
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Speakers

Shri. M Sivasankar IAS

Speaker

Secretary IT, Govt. of Kerala

Dr. Saji Gopinath

Speaker
CEO Kerala Startup Mission / Director, Indian Institute of
Information Technology and Management Kerala
 

Amitabh Kant

Speaker

CEO, NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India),
Govt. of India

Dr. Ritesh Malik

Speaker

Indian doctor, entrepreneur, and investor. He is honoured to be in
FORBES 30 under 30 Finance and Venture Capital List- ASIA of 2016

Ravi Kaushik

Speaker

Partner, WaterBridge Ventures

Revathy Ashok

Speaker

Angel Investor – IAN, Co-Founder Strategy Garage , Former
MD Tishman Speyer

Shanti Mohan

Speaker
Founder, LetsVenture
 

Sunitha Ramaswami -

Speaker

Director, LetsVenture

Vinay James Kynad

Speaker

Founder and Chairman of SmartSparks, Angel Investor

PK Gopalakrishnan

Speaker

Ex - CEO & MD of Wep Solutions

Shivam Shah

Speaker
Angel Investor, Director- Kshetrum Group
 

Rajesh Padinjaremadam

Speaker

Co-founder RapidValue, Investor

Antony Arun Davis

Speaker

Angel Investor, Change Management Professional

Ajit Moopan

Speaker

Chairman, M N Holdings & Sr Vice President – TiE Kerala

Afsal Salu

Speaker
Co-Founder and CEO at BestDoc, Angel Investor
 

Amit Somani

Speaker

Managing Partner at Prime Venture Partners

Sijo Kuruvilla George

Speaker

Founder, Rethink Foundation

Anil Joshi

SPEAKER

Managing Partner at Unicorn India Ventures

Shilen Sagunan

Investor

Chief Executive at SS Consulting Kochi

Shihab Muhammed

Speaker

Founder & CEO at SurveySparrow

Sanjay Jha

Speaker

 Founder at LetsVenture

Chummar A. C.

Speaker

Head of Corporate Law practice group at Veeksha

Padmaja Ruparel

Speaker

Co-Founder at Indian Angel Network & Founding Partner of
IAN Fund

Investors

Manoj Kumar Agarwal

ENTREPRENEUR, ADVISOR, INVESTOR CO-FOUNDER

SEA FUND

Mehaboob MA

INVESTOR

Managing Director at Secura
Investment Management

Vishesh Rajaram

MANAGING PARTNER
Speciale Incept Advisors  LLP
 

Dibya Prakash

Investor

Co-Founder and Principal Consultant Technology & Bussiness Consulting Group

Vinod Keni

INVESTOR

Partner - Artha Venture Fund


150

Selected Participants

100

HNIs

10

Top Funds

20

Angel Network

30

Selected Startup Founders

30

Corporate Houses and Family Offices

ELEVATE

Elevate is a thematic workshop organized as part of Seeding Kerala during the month of November and December 2018. These workshops are conducted in each identified sectors of Healthcare, Deeptech, Rural & Social Enterprises and Hardware & Electronics. 

We have designed these thematic workshops in such a way that startups will get more visibility among the investor community and potential investors from professional communities will get deeper insights to the efforts of Startups and we feel that this in turn will generate interest in investment.

✓ Health Care

✓ Deeptech

✓ Rural & Social Enterprises

✓Hardware & Robotics

Location

VENUE

Lulu International Shopping Mall, 34/1111 N. H. 47,
Edappally, Kochi, Kerala 682024

Get to the venue

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Point of Contact

Razique M Sherief

Asst. Manager - Funding

Contact No.: 999509 3745

Email: razique@startupmission.in