Entrepreneur’s Retreat, July 09 - July 10


Entrepreneur’s Retreat, is a part of Knowledge Lounge’s initiative to bring companies and industry experts together for knowledge sharing, idea generation and networking.Some exciting adventure activities along with eminent speakers mark the event. The two days are power packed with insights to help entrepreneurs take their venture to the next level.

The two day event is going to be held at Beyond Resort by Sula, which rests amidst the vineyards overlooking the Gangapur Dam.

A highlight of the Entrepreneur’s Retreat is the themed cocktail and dinner giving plenty of opportunity for everyone to network.

Event Theme:

Taking your Business to the Next Level

Topics and Speakers:

‘P = People = Profits’

Speaker: Brigadier Aniruddh Deo

With 30 years in the Army, Brig. Deo worked with Tara Diamond Jewelry as a Director for a decade. He was primarily responsible for building the 'People Factor' for the business.

'Importance of Differentiation Factor for an Entrepreneur'

Speaker: Prof. Nandini Vaidyanathan.

She teaches entrepreneurship in several Ivy League business schools around the world and mentors Entrepreneurs. An ex-CEO of UTV, she is a columnist with Entrepreneur Magazine and is a TED Speaker.

'Attracting Capital from VCs and PEs'

Speaker: Vikram Godse

Vikram has been an active private equity investor in India over the last 11 years and has successfully invested in and had exits from his early-stage and growth-stage investments in the wireless, retail, financial services and manufacturing sectors.He sits on the boards of Centum Learning (Bharti Group’s Education Company), Fourcee Infrastructure (Liquid Logistics Company), Genesis Colors (a high-end apparel company) and Geodesic Techniques (a specialty construction company).

'Taking Your Business Global'

Speaker: Avinash Nichkawde

A Chartered Accountant from India, he started and managed many businesses in Australia including Atozed Financial Services Pty Ltd, Power Education Limited, etc. His focus is on working with Indian companies seeking to expand into Australia for their operations and also find them suitable businesses for acquisitions or mergers.

'Marketing for Mid Sized Enterprises'

Speaker: Dr. Nandagopal Gopinathan

He is currently part of the leadership team steering the Global Commercial Analytics initiative at Tata Consultancy Services. An MBA from the University of Cambridge, his expertise is in Growth Consulting and he has been instrumental in achieving growth and globalizing both early stage ventures and SBUs of bulge bracket organizations. At a personal capacity, Nandagopal serves as a growth advisory to SMEs through Cambridge Global Partners, a global growth consulting firm.


Entrepreneurs and Business Heads of companies of midsized companies.


Rs. 14,999/- which includes accommodation on the night of 9th July with three meals and beverages (tea/coffee and evening cocktails)

Rs. 9,999/- which excludes accommodation keeping the rest the same.

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