Leverage IIM Ahmedabad Finance Conclave 2010


Leverage - the Private Equity and Venture Capital Club of IIMA, Beta – the Finance Club of IIMA and the Centre of Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship [CIIE] bring to you the IIMA Finance Conclave 2010.This Conference will bring together professionals from the PE/VC industry, investment banks, business houses, students, alumni and academicians to discuss recent trends and emerging issues in the industry, the challenges and opportunities they present and the way ahead. It will also act as a forum for budding entrepreneurs to interact with investors and preeminent business leaders.

The keynote speakers and panelists are as follows -

8th January:

Mr Anand Dorairaj (Principal, New Silk Route Ventures)

Mr. Mohanjit Jolly (Draper Fisher Jurvetson)

Mr. B. Mahapatra (Chief General Manager, RBI)

Mr. Arvind Mathur (Private Equity Pro Advisors)

9th January:

Mr. Nikhil Khattau (Managing Director, Mayfield Advisors)

Mr. Sunil Kolangara (Managing Director, UTI Ventures)

Mr. Rajeev Mantri (Managing Director, Navam Capital)

Mr. Mihir Joshi (Managing Director, GVFL)

Mr. Vishal Vasisth (Song Advisors)

Mr. Shrihari Kulkarni

Prof Prem Chander

Prof Sandeep Parekh

Mr. Anand Tandon (Director, Brics Securities)

Agenda of the Conclave




8th Jan, Friday

Inauguration & Business Plan Showcase


Mentoring Clinic

9:00 am to 12:30pm


12:30 pm to 1:45 pm



Keynote speeches – Mr Mohanjit Jolly [DFJ], Anand Dorairaj [New Silk Route]

2 pm to 3:30 pm


Tea Break

3:30 pm to 4:00 pm


Speaker Session – B. Mahapatra [RBI]

4:00 pm to 4:45 pm


Bplan Showcase
Hemir Doshir – IDG Ventures

Pavan Krishnamurthy – Ojas Ventures
Amit Grover – Mumbai Angels
Mihir Joshi – GVFL

5:00 pm onwards


Panel Discussion 1 - Anand Dorairaj - New Silk Route, Prof Sandeep Parekh, Arvind Mathur [Private Equity Pro Advisors]


Theme : Regulation, Consolidation and Inclusive Growth [New World Order]

5:00 pm to 6:30 pm onwards


Networking Dinner

8pm onwards

9th Jan, Saturday

The Elusive 10% Mark



Workshop 1 – Mr. Arvind Mathur

Workshop 2 – Mumbai Angels – Angel Investing in India

Workshop 3 – Prof. Arvind Sahay [Marketing and Pricing]

9:00 am to 1:00 pm


Lunch Break

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm


Panel Discussion 2 – Moderated by Prof Prem Chander, Rajeev Mantri [Navaam Capital], Sunil Kolangara [UTI Ventures], Nikhil Khatau [Mayfield Ventures], Anand Tandon [Brics Securities]


Theme : Elusive 10% growth





3:00 pm to 4:15 pm


Tea Break

4:15 pm to 4:40 pm


Panel Discussion 3 – Moderated by Sandeep Parekh,  Shrihari Kulkarni, Vishal Vashisht [Song Advisors], Mr. Mihir Joshi [MD, GVFL]


Theme : Next Billion Dollar Opportunity

4:45 pm to 6:15 pm



6:15 pm to 7:00 pm