YourStory.in's VC BootCamp – a pan India series of full day boot camps is successfully fulfilling the mission to bridge the gap between VCs and Entrepreneurs. We launched our first VC BootCamp in Delhi followed by Chennai and Hyderabad. The sessions have been extremely resourceful for start-ups and have been designed to provide Indian entrepreneurs with comprehensive exposure to all aspects of raising Venture Capital. The sessions have been specifically designed to keep them simple, intuitive and easy to digest, using a mix of presentations, videos and simulation of actual VC deals.
Date: 3rd August, 2013
Venue: CIIE, IIM Ahmedabad
Time: 9am onwards
Format of the VC Bootcamp
Bootcamp Speaker – Soumitra Sharma, IDG Ventures India
Soumitra is part of the Advisory Team at IDG Ventures India Advisors. IDG Ventures is a technology focused Venture Capital fund that manages over USD 6 Billion globally and has a portfolio of more than 200 technology companies.
Soumitra actively covers Software Products and Cloud (SaaS), Internet, Healthcare and Medical Devices. He currently serves as a Board Observer at Forus Health, eShakti.com and Aujas Networks. Prior to IDG Ventures, Soumitra has M&A and Corporate Finance Advisory experience involving transactions worth more than USD 15 billion combined at Citigroup Investment Banking and Deloitte Corporate Finance.
Soumitra is a regular blogger on YourStory.in and has written for TIME, Wall Street Journal, Economic Times, Inc. India, Emerging Markets Private Equity Review, DARE, IndiaNow (WEF Davos) and SiliconIndia. He is a frequently invited speaker, and has been a Guest Lecturer on Venture Capital at ISB Hyderabad, IIM Ahmadabad and IIM Bangalore, in addition to being an invited speaker on prestigious platforms such as UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) tech conference, MedTech 2012, CellStrat’s Mobile Apps Conclave and various entrepreneurship events at IITs and IIMs.
Soumitra works closely with key enablers in the Indian entrepreneurship eco-system such as YourStory.in, iAccelerator (CIIE, IIM-A), RTBI (IIT Chennai), Economic Times – ‘Power of Ideas’ Initiative and 9dot9 Media (publishers of Inc. India and IndiaNow).
Soumitra holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-BHU), Varanasi and an MBA (Analytical Finance) from the IndianSchool of Business (ISB), Hyderabad. This included spending a spring term on MBA exchange at Kellogg School of Management, NorthwesternUniversity.
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