YourStory brings ‘Startup Spotlight’ to Bengaluru in association with Nexus Venture Partners and IBM


Startup scene in India has witnessed hyper-growth in the technology startup and software product landscape; India is ranked as the fourth largest startup hub in the world with thousands of startups in the country. We brought out the Startup Watchlist column a couple of months ago and announced the newsletter. Be it an entrepreneur, an investor, a customer or someone interested in the startup space, the Startup Watchlist is your weekly dose of the best startups from India.

In the first quarter of 2015, Indian startups raised $1.7 billion from investors and of this, $346 million have gone to Bengaluru based startups. Wondering who is next, and how investors are making their big bets on startups and how the technology landscape is changing the different sectors in India?

YourStory in partnership with Nexus Venture PartnersIBM brings to you the Startup Spotlight in Bengaluru. YourStory will be hosting Startup Spotlight in Bangalore to showcase the startups that have made a mark and created businesses that investors are willing to make big bets on.

About Nexus Venture Partners :

Nexus Venture Partners is India’s leading venture capital fund, with offices in India and Silicon Valley. It has over $1 billion under management and an active portfolio of over 60 companies across technology, internet, media, consumer, business services sectors.

About IBM Bluemix:

IBM Bluemix is an open cloud platform intended to facilitate rapid development of applications in the cloud. It has more than 30 services and flexible, pay-as-you-go pricing model. The basic account on IBM Bluemix remains free. If you don’t already have an account, register and get free instant access.

Stay tuned for our Startup Spotlight meetup in Bengaluru on 4th June, 2015. Join us to hear the stories of these startups.

When – Thursday, June 4th, 2015, 5.00 – 7.30pm

Where – Bengaluru

Venue - California Pizza Kitchen (CPK)

Ground Floor, 1A Cross Road 5th Floor

Koramangala Industrial Layout

Koramangala, Bangalore , 560034

Agenda :

5.00 – 5.15pm – Registration & Networking

5.15 – 5.45pm – Startup Spotlight – Startups to watch out from Bengaluru

5.45– 6.15pm – Technology Trends (Talk)

- Nilkanth (Neel) Iyer - Country Leader - IBM Cloud Ecosystem India-South Asia

6.15 – 7.15pm – Panel discussion on fund raising, hiring and scaling up

- Jishnu Bhattacharjee - MD, Nexus Venture Partners

- Sachit Singhi - Co-Founder, Stayzilla

- Satya Kaliki - VP Engineering, Indix

- Umashankar Mukkara - Founder, CloudByte

- Shradha Sharma - Founder, YourStory (Moderator)

 7.15pm Onwards – Networking



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