Rajasthan Startup Connect: Sessions and hacks to help startups connect, grow, and scale
Organised by iStart in collaboration with YourStory, the Rajasthan Startup Connect: Networking for Growth Event is set to take place at Bhamashah Techno Hub in Jaipur, Rajasthan, on November 10, 2023, from 11 am onwards.
The Rajasthan Startup Connect: Networking for Growth event, a collaborative initiative by iStart Rajasthan and YourStory, is an event that promises to ignite entrepreneurial spirits, inspire innovation, and forge connections that will propel startups to new heights.
iStart, an initiative by the Department of IT and Communication, Government of Rajasthan, is at the forefront of nurturing innovation, job creation, and entrepreneurship in the state. By nurturing and propelling innovative enterprises, iStart plays a pivotal role in driving economic growth and prosperity in the region.
As part of this initiative, iStart organises the Rajasthan Startup Connect: Networking for Growth Event, featuring three insightful sessions by distinguished speakers and aiming to empower entrepreneurs and transform ideas into thriving businesses.
Session 1: Entrepreneurial Nexus - Overcoming Challenges and Scaling Up
Speaker: Anil Goyal, Founder and Managing Director of CapSavvy Consultants
Anil Goyal is a seasoned entrepreneur and finance professional with over three decades of experience. He is the Founder and Managing Director of CapSavvy Consultants Pvt Ltd, an award-winning investment banking firm in Mumbai, specialising in equity and debt fundraising, CXO services, CRM platform, and business strategies.
Goyal is a chartered accountant and a certified business strategist from IIM-Bangalore. He co-founded the Cap70 Angel Platform, dedicated to supporting early-stage businesses. He also served as Director and CEO of Mexus Education, a leading edtech service provider in India.
Goyal's extensive experience and achievements make him a valuable asset for the "Entrepreneurial Nexus - Overcoming Challenges and Scaling Up" session. His financial expertise and entrepreneurial insights will offer valuable guidance to those navigating the challenges of entrepreneurship and aiming for scalable growth.
Session 2: The Power of Networking - Connecting with Venture Capitalists
Speaker: Siba Panda, Founder & Managing Partner, ValuAble
The second session features Siba Panda, a seasoned professional with over two decades of experience in the world of venture debt, fund management, and strategic planning. Panda's journey is one of building bridges between entrepreneurs and venture capitalists.
As a qualified chartered accountant and company secretary with dual degrees in commerce and law, Panda brings a wealth of experience and expertise. He has worn various hats, including that of an ex-CFO and founding member of Stride Ventures. His journey is marked by the creation of distinct venture debt funds, unique investments, and successful exits. His deep domain expertise in tech-led businesses, specifically in fintech, consumer, agritech, and ed-tech sectors, makes him a true luminary in the industry.
He actively engages with regulatory matters, helping shape the landscape of venture capital transactions. His latest venture, ValuAble, is India's first purpose-led venture debt fund, designed to create value and deliver exceptional outcomes.
Session 3: Navigating legal landscape - speedy cruise for your startup
Speaker: Rajneesh Singhvi, Co-Founder of Aspire Consulting FZE LLC
Rajneesh Singhvi, Co-Founder of Aspire Consulting FZE LLC, is a seasoned professional with a background in accountancy. He excels in solving complex management issues and specialises in international taxation and cross-border advisory. Beyond his professional accomplishments, Singhvi actively contributes to social organisations and has held various leadership roles in business and professional forums. His expertise, coupled with his extensive experience as a speaker and media commentator, adds a dynamic dimension to the event, making him a valuable contributor to the discussions on entrepreneurship and innovation.
The Rajasthan Startup Connect: Networking for Growth event isn't just about speakers; it's about stories, connections, and the boundless possibilities of the entrepreneurial world.