As India stands on the threshold of new Start Up Revolution, its time to disrupt - bring to fore new ideas that can answer the current challenges India has - and also engage citizens in coming together and co-support these ideas with Government & investors. Presenting the Catapooolt Changemakers Challenge - a unique crowdfunding-powered challenge to discover strong potentially disruptive start-up ideas.
CATAPOOOLT ROADSHOW is a unique Startup Pitch and Live Crowdfunding series, to be held across 8 cities - giving an opportunity to early stage disruptive startup ideas and all those interested in supporting the next big ideas, to come together and catapooolt to growth!
Each Roadshow will be spearheaded by a panel discussion by leading startup investors and ecosystem partners on the local startup challenges and growth hacks. This will be then followed by Crowdpitch - a unique event wherein all participating startups get to pitch live to the audience and raise crowdfunding!
|Date||City||Last Date to Apply||Participate in Roadshow|
|7th April 2017||Mumbai||5th April 2017||PARTICIPATE IN ROADSHOW|
|8th April 2017||Delhi||6th April 2017||PARTICIPATE IN ROADSHOW|
|14th April 2017||Hyderabad||12th April 2017||PARTICIPATE IN ROADSHOW|
|15th April 2017||Bangalore||13th April 2017||PARTICIPATE IN ROADSHOW|
|21st April 2017||Pune||19th April 2017||PARTICIPATE IN ROADSHOW|
|22nd April 2017||Kolkata||20th April 2017||PARTICIPATE IN ROADSHOW|
|29th April 2017||Indore||27th April 2017||PARTICIPATE IN ROADSHOW|
|29th April 2017||Jaipur||28th April 2017||PARTICIPATE IN ROADSHOW|
If you and your team is working on an early stage start-up and have atleast built a working prototype for your idea - and are now seeking early stage funds and community validation to help you catapooolt to the next stage.
We are open to ideas across all startup domains - as long as you have build the initial business prototype/site/model
Ajeet Khurana has donned many hats in the entrepreneurial world. Mr. Khurana is a well known start up mentor, an angel investor, trainer, author, digital marketer and many more. He is also a member of screening committee of Mumbai Angels, one of India's oldest angel networks. Being an entrepreneur turned angel investor, he carries the essential experience and expertise required to mentor any start up.
Guneet is Head Marketing Solutions, Google. Guneet believes The true power of technology lies in improving people's lives, in ways they never imagined. He had played the key role in delighting consumers at the heart of technology brands like - Google, Microsoft, and Samsung. Guneet was recently recognized as the APAC Digital Marketer of the Year and before that Marketing Professional of The Year.
Mr. Miten Mehta is a Silicon Valley Angel Investor. He is a specialist in technology start-up and finance domain with over 20 years of experience across geographies like US, Europe & India. Mr. Mehta is passionate about mentoring and investing in start-ups that leverage Social, Mobile, Analytics, & Cloud (SMAC) to create tangible values for social impact across educational and healthcare domains.
Devesh Chawla is the Founder and CEO of Chatur Ideas. Chatur Ideas is the inception of first ever dynamic, multifarious online platform, which will engage, counsel, and interconnect the entrepreneurial breed of India to investors, financiers, and mentors in a controlled investment friendly ecosystem. He is on the Mentor Panel of Eureka which is Asia's largest Business Model Competition held at IIT.
Jaspreet is a Senior VP - Digital Innovation and Ecommerce at Mahindra & Mahindra. He has 20 years of Business Leadership in P&L, Sales and Marketing, business turn around and startup entrepreneurial experience. He is an active angel investor and mentor in Indian startup ecosystem. Jaspreet holds the Retail Platinum Award for Management Excellence at Microsoft, which is the single highest recognition in Retail in Microsoft globally.
Amitabh is the Founding Partner of Nomad Films, which is in the business of advertising commercial production for last 13 years. Amitabh has produced TV commercials for clients like VW, BMW, Nissan, Coca Cola, Unilever, Viacom, Dulux, Samsung, Skoda, Samsonite, Dell and PernodRicard.
Abhijeet is a Co-founder, Pronto Infotech and ah! Ventures. Armed with a B.Tech from IIT Mumbai, Abhijeet worked with Deloitte Consulting as an Associate Consultant before moving on to found his own company, Pronto Infotech in the ITES space.Abhijeet has the ability to evaluate ventures across the board and help entrepreneurs with intelligent cost planning through optimisation of systems, processes and networks, as well as creating and achieving targets.
Sachin is the Head at Incubator Investments, Brand Capital and also driving investments in FinTech, Consumer services & Mobility vertical. He is passionate about working with entrepreneurs and contributing them in building their businesses. He also has keen interest in Business simulations and is the founding and youngest member of IndSAGA (Indian Simulation & Gaming Association).
Neeraj has been an entrepreneur for the past two and a half decades, serving the Rail, Defense and Automotive sectors with his pioneering spirit. He is globally networked, widely traveled, and an expert at government Liasoning& contracting. He is always eager to connect with start-ups. He is also incubating & mentoring various startups besides investing.
Naiyya Saggi is the Founder at BabyChakra - the #1 Parenting App on Google Playstore in India. A Fulbright Scholar, MBA from Harvard Business School and Awarded Young Leader in The Economic Times, Naiyya has immersive experience across domains of Product, BD & Outreach. She's known as the chief energiser & is a knowledge sponge.
Shraddha Patil is the co-founder of TheMentorpreneurs - A global platform for startups, mentors, investors and incubators to collaborate and grow. Shraddha through her venture TheMentorpreneurs, bridges the gap for a startup to raise and shine by mentoring and connecting them to right investors and incubators - channelize their energy in the right direction and helping them grow.
Vikas is Executive Director and CFO at Berggruen Hotels a venture lead by US based Berggruen Holdings.He has been involved with start ups in retail space and Hospitality where he has lead them to mature from a start up to listing stage.Vikas is a active angel investor with investment across sectors and also mentors a couple of investments he is involved in.He was awarded as the best CFO in hospitality and is also awarded as the top 100 influential CFO's in India by Chartered Institute of Management accountants ( CIMA).
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