A place for startup entrepreneurs to meet in Pune
Leveraging Accelerators and Incubators
As an entrepreneur one is constantly intrigued by the deluge of accelerators and incubators that exist around the world. What options exist for you as an entrepreneur? As you look to startup in Pune which ones make sense for you? Listen to a panel of startup CEOs and founders talk about their experiences and perspective on leveraging accelerators and incubators.
Panel Members :
Dr. V. Premnath
Head NCL Innovations, Head, IP Group; Scientist, NCL; Director, Venture Center
Dr. V. Premnath holds a B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology - Bombay and a Ph.D. from The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. He has also been a Chevening Technology Enterprise Fellow with the Centre for Scientific Enterprises, London Business School and Cambridge University, UK.
CEO and Founder, Instaclique
Participated in Target’s accelerator.
Avinash has a Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering from Pune University and Masters in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, USA. He has built and led teams to design and build enterprise products for Information Security, compliance and custom software development.
Sarang Lakare, PhD
Founder and CEO, IntouchApp
Participated in Microsoft Accelerator
Sarang is an Innovator my mind and Entrepreneur by heart. He has a BE from Govt COE Pune and PhD from SUNY Stony Brook, NY, USA. After 12+ years experience working at 2 startups and a Fortune 100 company he moved back to India to pursue the dream of starting up on his own in India. He has over 40 publications, holds 5 US patents and has 14+ patent applications in the field of medical image analysis.
Founder & CEO, Navstik
SLP Pune Fellow
Nitin is a technopreneur, and has been working on engineering R&D for over a decade. He did B.Tech and M.Tech from IIT Bombay, and MS in Aerospace Engineering from University of Maryland. Nitin has been involved in multidisciplinary research on modeling, simulation and automation of dynamical systems.
About the organizers
Startup Leadership Program :
The Startup Leadership Program (SLP) is a highly selective, 80-hour, 6-month world-class training program and lifetime network for outstanding founders and innovators. SLP was founded in 2006, operates in 23 Cities with 1300 fellows & 1000+ startups. SLP Fellows have founded 700+ companies that have raised $400 million, and include breakthrough and award-winning startups like Savored, TomNod, Ixigo, NatureBox, SideTour, Micello, Momelan, Novira, Runkeeper, Sensobi, Shareaholic, Solar Junction, Voicetap and Ubersense.
Venture Center :
Entrepreneurship Development Center (Venture Center) – a CSIR initiative – is a Section 25 company hosted by the National Chemical Laboratory, Pune. Venture Center strives to nucleate and nurture technology and knowledge-based enterprises by leveraging the scientific and engineering competencies of the institutions in the Pune region in India. The Venture Center is a technology business incubator supported by the Department of Science & Technology’s National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board .