Startup Investors Summit

8th January 2020

Startup Investors Summit 2020 #sis2020

Central India's first-of-its-kind summit where startup founders will get a chance to understand the A to Z of fundraising with deep-dive workshops on fundraising, paperwork, due diligence, compliances, and structure of deals. The summit also gives entrepreneurs an opportunity to have their pitch deck presented to investors. The summit is organized by Jabalpur Smart City in association with Incubation Masters and Commonwealth Local Governance Forum. This is first of its kind event in Madhya Pradesh where startups are going to meet all major startups investors from the country. The event is scheduled for 8th January 2020. Startup Investors Summit 2020 will show an honest purview of what's happening in and with the startup investments in the state and how do we enliven the space for more.

This one day high adrenaline, thought provoking and solution-focused Startup Investors Summit will gather more than a 20 speakers and thought leaders, leading investors, angels, venture capitalists, private equity professionals, aspiring investors, and 50+ carefully curated startups, representatives from Jabalpur Incubation Center. This summit is going to offer

  • A platform for understanding, encouraging & re-positioning startup investments in central part of the country for greater economic growth
  • Network and meet with emerging startups
  • Exchanging ideas and experiences with fellow startups and getting funded
  • An opportunity to meet your customers and competitors in person

Our Investors / Prominent Speakers

Kanchi Daiya

(Regional Head - West India at Indian Angel Network )

Sanjay Enishetty

(Early Stage Investments, Go-To-Market Advisor & Product)

Amit Mehra, CFA

(Founding Principal, Unicorn India Ventures )

Rathnakar Samavedam

(Chartered Accountant )

Pankaj Thakar

(Founder Padup Venture, Member IAN, Angel Investor,)

Yash Ghatalia

(Sr Associate at Mumbai Angels Network )

Bhushan Gajaria

(Founder, Beehive Capital Advisors Pvt Ltd)

Yagnesh Sanghrajka

("CFO at 100X.VC")

Dr Anu Gupta

(Co-founder Kyt Ventures )

Prajakt Raut

(Founder at Applyifi)

Gagan Gupta

(Co-Founder Kyt Ventures)

Preeti Chaudhary

(VC ah! Ventures )

Mr. Bharat Yadav

(The Collector of Jabalpur District)

Mr. Ashish Kumar Pathak

(Chief Executive Officer Smart City Jabalpur)

Anuya Kuwar

(Programme officer Asia region at common wealth)

Chandrakant Tiwari

(President at Incubation Masters)

Topics Covered In The Summit

  • ​How to validate your startup idea before you raise funds?
  • ​Important things to keep in mind before choosing a right co-founder?
  • ​ How to distribute equity among the partners?
  • ​ Different types of legal entities and which one is right at what stage?
  • ​ BONUS - Ready to use e-mail Template to reach out to the Investors
  • ​​How to decide Valuation of your startup?
  • ​What is ESOP pool allocation?
  • ​ ​What are the different types of funds available?
  • ​ Different between Angel Round, Venture Round and IPO?
  • ​ BONUS - Complete List of all the Angel Networks in India

  • ​ How to make the Perfect Pitch Deck?
  • ​ How to make the Financial Projections for your startup?
  • ​ ​How to reach out to the Investors in a strategic manner?
  • ​How to prepare for a investor meeting?
  • ​ ​How to follow up with the investors after the meeting?
  • ​What is Term Sheet and how to read it?
  • ​How to prepare and position yourself for follow on round?
  • ​ How to deal with multiple funds at the same time?
  • ​ What are the Exit Options for founders and investors?
  • ​ What is an IPO? Understanding the process. Who is it right for?

  • Panel Discussion
  • ​ A 40 Minutes panel discussion on the collaborative execution of startup funding in tier 2 and tier 3 cities and producing more local investors.

  • Startup Pitching Session
  • ​ 10 Startups will pitch in one of the different track stages in front of qualified investors, Family Offices, VC Firms, Incubators, Accelerators, and Corporate Executives for an opportunity to get funding, clients, and complimentary services.
  • ​ Each startup will have 10 minutes for their pitch following 3 minutes of Q&A.


Minute to Minute Programme

Timeline of event

2020-01-08 09.30 Hrs

​  Seating of guests and delegates

2020-01-08 09.55 Hrs.

​ Arrival of guest of honors and other dignitaries

2020-01-08 10:00 Hrs.

​  Lightning of Lamp by Chairman Smart City Jabalpur.

2020-01-08 10.10 Hrs.

​  Welcoming the guests by the organizers

2020-01-08 10.15 Hrs.

​  Welcome address by CEO Smart City Jabalpur

2020-01-08 10:25 Hrs.

​ Address by CK Tiwari, Incubation Masters for setting up the day’s agenda.

2020-01-08 10:30 Hrs.

​  A 3 Minutes Video film about JIC, its vision and future plans

2020-01-08 10:40 Hrs.

​  Tea Break

2020-01-08 11:00 Hrs..

​  MoU Signing with investors

2020-01-08 11:20 Hrs..

​  Address by Investors – Sharing their portfolio, expectations from Jabalpur Startups and revealing fundraising secrets (10 minutes each).

2020-01-08 12:30 Hrs.

​  A 40 Minutes panel discussion on the collaborative execution of startup funding in tier 2 and tier 3 cities and producing more local investors.

2020-01-08 13:20 Hrs.

​  QnA for 10 minutes (pre-collected questions).

2020-01-08 13:30 Hrs.

​  Breaking for Summit Networking Lunch.

2020-01-08 14:30 Hrs.

​  10 Startup Pitches, 10 minutes each.

2020-01-08 16:00 Hrs.

​  Vote of Thanks by ED/CEO Smart City Jabalpur.

2020-01-08 16:10 Hrs.

​ Tour of Jabalpur Incubation Center to all investors/speakers/guests.

2020-01-08 16:40 Hrs

​  End of the Event!

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