Scaale, a Venture Capital Group headquartered in four key markets of SF, London, Barcelona and Mumbai, is launching India’s First Global Start-up Festival this year in Goa! Startup India Rocks, Goa is scheduled on 7th & 8th October 2015 at the Leela Goa. Spread across two exciting days, the event is the first of its kind in India where the best start-up thinkers in the world will descend to Goa to engage with some of the best minds in India! The event will present to the world the magic of Indian innovation and entrepreneurship. The platform is a laudation of the burgeoning Indian entrepreneurial spirit to reach out to the world. The event will have participation from some of India’s best Entrepreneurs, CXOs, VCs and Angels engaging actively with stakeholders from start-up ecosystems across 20 plus global innovation hubs including Silicon Valley, London, Berlin, Estonia, Istanbul, Helsinki, Singapore, China, Ukraine and many more.
Scaale works with 100+ clients around the world, with offices in 12 cities globally and a team of 300+ international professionals. Scaale’s mission is to strategically work with companies in becoming micro-multinationals by leveraging on their global reach.
Scaale will handpick approximately 200 participants (100 International + 100 Indian) to be a part of this unique celebration.
Global Investors such as Paulo Andrez (Ex-President – EBAN), Gary Stewart (Director at Wayra – UK – a Telefónica Initiative), Ricardo Luz (Board Member – EBAN), Burak Buyukdemir (Founder – Etohum), Peter E. Braun (Board Member – EBAN), Sandeep Aneja (Founder & MD – Kaizen Private Equity), Radha Kizhanattam (Principal – Unitus Seed Fund), Mohit Kabra (CFO – MakeMyTrip) and Dewang Neralla (International Angel Investor) will be a few of the esteemed speakers at the festival.
A complete list of Investors and Event Partners can we viewed at: http://startupindia.rocks/#investors. The Honourable Deputy Chief Minister of Goa, Shri Francis D’Souza has also confirmed his presence at the conference to demonstrate Government support along with some of the leading business houses in Goa such as the NRB Group.
Every registration provides eligibility to the following:
- Aspirational Angel investorscan learn about the nuances of venture capital investments from global experts
- Corporatescan explore synergies with start-ups and also strategic investments that can add value to their existing business
- Startupswill get a great opportunity to pitch for investment
- Select Startups would be offered a platform for an exclusive product launch
- Start-up logos will be highlighted on Scaale’s website
- All stakeholders including angel investors, start-ups and CXOswill have tremendous educational and networking opportunities
The Scaale Group is committed to evangelise the start-up ecosystem in Goa and make it into an innovation hub. Hence, to ensure active participation from the Goan ecosystem, the company is exclusively offering the Bronze Ticket for INR 5,000 (all inclusive of taxes) for Goan start-ups per representative which includes access to Elevator Pitch, Eligibility for Product Launch, Access to all conferences, Lunch and Hi-Tea at the Leela for Oct 7 and 8. For Goan business owners and corporates that intend to attend, the conference registration is priced at INR 15,000 (inclusive of all taxes). The exclusive Yacht & Casino party is only by invitation and please request those interested to connect with Scaale’s at the earliest as we intend to cap the maximum attendance. The after party at the Fisherman’s Wharf on the evening of the 8th is open for all and those interested can pay an additional INR 5000 to attend the same.
Scaale have also partnered with HackMania and have launched a Hackathon for Startup India Rocks. The registration for the Hackathon can be done from http://hackerbay.co/hackathon/startup-india-rocks.
The winner and the runner-up of the event will receive a complimentary Gold registration (stay at The Holiday Inn) for the event.
If Goan businesses would like to explore sponsorship opportunities at the event, please request them to reach out to Damodar Baliga (firstname.lastname@example.org/+91-9819484549) for more details.
“We look forward to active participation from the wonderful Goan ecosystem and their engagement with global stakeholders,” said the Scaale spokesperson.
Scaale’s investment portfolio can be viewed at:http://www.crossborderangels.com/portfolio