Shailendra Singh, MD, Sequoia Capital to deliver the keynote address at TechSparks 2011 Grand Finale
Grand Finale scheduled to happen on Friday, 19th August 2011 at IIM Bangalore
Shailendra Singh, Managing Director, Sequoia Capital India will be delivering the keynote address at the Grand Finale of TechSparks 2011, India’s biggest product tech startup discovery platform. The theme of his address will be “Scaling your Startup to Success.” The speech is expected to touch upon the different factors and scenarios that come into play in order to scale a startup to achieve success on a large canvas.
Shailendra has been a part of Sequoia Capital for the last five years. Prior to joining the firm in 2006, Shailendra was a strategy consultant at Bain & Company in New York. Earlier, Shailendra was an entrepreneur in the digital media industry and co-founded outsourcing startup Jalva Media. Shailendra holds an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School and a B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from IIT Mumbai. Shailendra is also a Kauffman Fellow.
He focuses on sectors like consumer, healthcare, financial, internet, mobile, outsourcing and technology. His investments include massive successes such as JustDial (click here to read JustDial founder VSS Mani’s speech at the Pune Regional Round of TechSparks 2011), Druva, Sourcebits, GlobalLogic, iYogi, Via and Edelweiss.TechSparks 2011, India’s biggest hunt for product tech startups & a YourStory.in initiative, is being presented by Intel in association with Sequoia Capital, Google, Amazon Web Services, IBM, National Instruments & CNBC TV18 Young Turks to recognize and celebrate high-potential product technology ventures.
TechSparks 2011 is designed to benefit tech startups and entrepreneurs across three vital areas – access to investments, market linkages (access to potential partners and clients) and national media visibility. By enabling substantive opportunities across these key drivers, TechSparks 2011 aims to support tech startups and entrepreneurs flag off their successful go-to-market journey.
Scheduled to happen on Friday, 19th of August 2011 at IIM Bangalore, the TechSparks Grand Finale will be a gala event with top technology corporates, leading investors (VCs & angels), national media and delegates from US, Europe and China expected to be in attendance.
In addition to the showcase of the top 20 product tech companies and the top 10 apps (App4India), the TechSparks Grand Finale will also feature the unveiling of the “Tech30” report, India’s first benchmarking document bringing to the spotlight the 30 product technology startups that India needs to watch out for, with the stamp of approval from VCs and technology giants.Copies of the Tech30 report will be distributed to all the delegates attending the TechSparks Grand Finale and will also be shared with the decision-makers across the technology industry & the investment community.
Simply put, if you’re interested in startups, technology, innovation, investments, business networking, hiring and local & global trends, the TechSparks™ Grand Finale is the event of the year.
We at YourStory are very excited to have Shailendra Singh on-board to interact with startups & entrepreneurs at the TechSparks Grand Finale and we hope to see some positive developments as a result of this focussed interaction.
To attend the Grand Finale of TechSparks 2011 on 19th August at IIM Bangalore, click here.