Startup Weekend Edu Delhi…

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Startup Weekend is an international organization working towards to bring educators,coders,software geeks,management geeks and entrepreneurs on a single platform.
It was started in India in March 2011 , since then it has organized 5 events in India .The next event is going to be organized on 13th april 2012.

It is very good opportunity for entrepreneurs. As we all know that networking , mentoring and funding are the main needs for any startup. This event gives you all of them.

What is it??Startup Weekends are weekend-long, hands-on experiences where entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs can find out if startup ideas are viable. On average, half of Startup Weekend’s attendees have technical backgrounds, the other half have business backgrounds.

Beginning with open mic pitches on Friday, attendees bring their best ideas and inspire others to join their team. Over Saturday and Sunday teams focus on customer development, validating their ideas, practicing LEAN Startup Methodologies and building a minimal viable product. On Sunday evening teams demo their prototypes and receive valuable feedback from a panel of experts.

Let see who are the speakers….

Mr. Prakash Agarwal
Prakash’s bio is much too long and incredible to put down on paper, but at the moment he is creating one of the worlds most innovative and challenging educational ecosystems called iEinstein. http://www.ieinstein.org/

Here’s a teaser: 12 years with NeoMagic Corp as Co-Founder, President/CEO from inception in 1993. IPO in 1997. Looking forward to mentoring upcoming entrepreneurs and starting a new company in next 9-12 months.

Specialties
Identifying the market opportunities and developing products for Wireless, Multimedia and Consumer Electronics space.

Mr. Tom Hall
Head of Partnerships at Pearson

Tom is Head of Partnerships at Pearson, where he works with businesses around the world on digital strategy for their educational and consumer products, and with technology communities to open more doors into Pearson content and services. With a background in licensing and sales, he is motivated by innovative consumer experience, business models, and the ever-changing digital commercial landscape. When not plotting his next flight connection, he is probably cooking in his kitchen, asking his wife about her startup, or chasing after a 3 year old.

Anand Daniel
Principal at Accel Partners
Anand is a Principal at Accel Partners. At Accel, he will focus on investments in Healthcare, Education and Information Technology.

Before joining Accel, Anand was with Flybridge Capital Partners in Boston where he focused on early stage investments across a range of industries. He represented Flybridge as an observer on the boards of CHiL Semiconductor (acquired by International Rectifier), Digital Lumens and Sciformix.

Previously, Anand spent several years in key engineering and product management positions at Intel Corporation working on cutting-edge microprocessor products. He also worked for Intel Capital, where he helped formulate the strategy for investments in the Terascale computing ecosystem.

Anand holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, an MS in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and a BE in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Madras.

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Fee: Fee to attend this weekend costs between $75 to $99 (Less for students), it covers all your meals etc.

For More Details http://delhiedu.startupweekend.org/

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Mohit Bansal(23) is B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, India. He has interest in business and entrepreneurship and has published couple of research articles. He is also associated with various NGOs. He is with Techaloo when it was just in concept stage. The Techaloo site was not existing even then. Currently Mohit is working with Mu Sigma as a Business Analyst Profile.

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