Everybody knows the large size of opportunity in the Indian mobile market. But how can entrepreneurs monetize this opportunity well? Who better to answer this than the entrepreneurs who have scaled up their monetization models on mobile. At MobileSparks, we will answer how to get “Mobile se Paisa!” as we dwell in deep discussions on monetization strategies with some mobile entrepreneurs. Any business, including the mobile ventures, has to understand the market thoroughly to target it right and reap its benefits. Lets discuss the nitty gritty of the mobile market with India’s leading venture capitalists, listen to their learnings from the investments in this market so far and how does the mobile market look like from their viewpoint.
The two panel discussions at MobileSparks will include:
Mobile se Paisa!
“How to Monetize mobile” is a key question bothering entrepreneurs all over, and especially in India. In-app purchases, subscriptions, advertising and native ads – what are the ways for intelligent monetization of your mobile business and what is the strategy you need to adopt to scale monetization? In this panel, we bring to you a diverse set of mobile ventures from India, and the entrepreneurs will open up to you on what is working for them.
Abhijit Bose, CEO, Ezetap
Abinash Tripathy, CEO, Helpshift
Virat Khutal, CEO, Twist Mobile
Girish Ramdas, Co-founder & CEO, Magzter
Sumanth Raghavendra, Co-founder, Deck App Technologies
Rahul Razdan, India Head, Tencent WeChat
Mobile India: Investments & Opportunities
Managing Directors of India’s leading venture capital firms get together to share with us their understanding of the mobile market, learnings from the investments made so far, and what to expect in 2014 from India.
Bharati Jacob, Founder-Partner, Seedfund
Parag Dhol, MD, Inventus Capital
Shekhar Kirani, Partner, Accel Partners
Vani Kola, MD, Kalaari Capital
T.C. Meenakshisundaram, Founder & Managing Director, IDG Ventures India Advisors
Moderator: Karthee Madasamy, Managing Director, Qualcomm Ventures India & Israel
This is just a part of the whole package. See what else we have in line for you:
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM – Registrations & Coffee Conversations
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM – Welcome Note & Introduction to future of Mobility in India
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM – Learn how to scale with Subroto Bagchi
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM – Q&A with Subroto Bagchi
11:45 AM – 12:00 PM – Future of Mobile – Karthee Madasamy, Qualcomm Ventures
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM – Panel discussion – “Mobile se Paisa!”
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Networking & Lunch Break
2:00 PM – 3:15 PM – MobileSparks: Demos by 10 potential mobile entrepreneurs
3:15 PM – 3:30 PM – “Mobile Innovation to Stay Ahead” – session by Dipesh Shah, Global VP, Samsung R&D
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM – Panel Discussion – Mobile India: Investments & Opportunities – Hear from the India’s leading VCs
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM – “Opportunities for developers in Mobile” – session by Dongshin Jung, Global Developer Program Manager at Samsung Electronics.
5:00 PM – 5:30 PM – Cutting-edge UI/UX Workshop : Blind men & an Elephant – Uncovering pieces of the User Experience Puzzle
5:30 PM – 6:00 PM – Fireside Chat on Looking Ahead: Mobile Opportunities for 2014
6:00 PM – 6:15 PM – Closing Ceremony and Winner Announcement