Turning Ideas into potential Startup Businesses: A fireside chat with Aakarshan Sethi

Dec 13, 2020, 10:30 – 11:45 AM

It is with great pleasure that we bring to you our next event, a fireside chat with Aakarshan Sethi, a Startup Community evangelist, who has been a valuable part of his local startup ecosystem and a Mentor to various startup founders. Join us in an exciting event where we will cover the steps behind converting ideas into profitable ventures.

Virtual event

About this event

  • Who: Aakarshan Sethi, Startup Community Evangelist, Entrepreneur, Community Builder, Mentor
  • What: Fireside Chat
  • Where: Virtual (link will be emailed)
  • When: Sunday, December 13th, from 4:00-5:15 pm
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In this fireside chat with Aakarshan Sethi, We'll be having a discussion about the thought process behind identifying great ideas as a Mentor, and the hard work, dedication and motivation behind turning ideas into reality. We'll also be talking about the impact that Covid-19 has had in the startup ecosystem and the difficulties it has posed to him as a Community Evangelist and a Mentor.

Speaker Bio:

Mr. Aakarshan Sethi is an Entrepreneurship Enthusiast and is in the entrepreneurship ecosystem for more than 5 years now. He is currently working as Startup Community Evangelist with Airmeet and has also worked on various entrepreneurship related projects with several state and central Governments, highlight of which being was Government of India’s project that was Startup India Yatra where he spread out awareness about entrepreneurship in specially tier 2/tier 3 cities along with it he scouted the best ideas among them and provided full support of Government & mentored them personally to turn their ideas into potential startup businesses.

He is a recognized mentor by Startup India, Mentor of Change under Atal Innovation Mission, and a recognized Startup Mentor by 5 State Governments. Also, is a member and on advisory/mentor of 4 startup communities, 5 Incubation Centers and as a board of advisor and mentor of 16 different startups. He is also the Co-Founder of The Startup Scholars which are helping the student community to become exceptional entrepreneurs and also working with Sarvpriye Foundation, an NGO based out of Delhi NCR as Project Officer & Influencer, Entrepreneurship & Innovation Specialist with which he helps women to become self-sustainable.

He is a also prominent speaker and has been part of several events as Judge, Mentor, Trainer etc.

Check out what happened


  • Aakarshan Sethi


    Startup Community Evangelist


  • Shreyansh Mishra

    Startup Grind Bhubaneswar

    Speaker and Startup Connect



Sunday, December 13, 2020
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM UTC


Pre Call and Introductions
Fireside Chat
Q & A


  • Aayush Vats

    Startup Grind Bhubaneswar

    Chapter Director

  • Harsh Vardhan

    Startup-Grind BBSR

    Event Manager

  • Shreyansh Mishra

    Startup Grind Bhubaneswar

    Speaker and Startup Connect


  • Aayush Vats

    Startup Grind

    Chapter Director

  • Prachi Arunima

    Startup Grind Bhubaneswar

    Chapter Co-director

  • Deepank Saini

    Event Manager

  • Nandini Mishra

    StartupGrind Bhubaneswar

    Director- KIIT

  • Aastha Vij

    Social Media Manager

  • Pradeep Pal Singh Negi

    HR Lead

  • Swati Kapoor

    Startup Grind Bhubaneshwar

    Research Lead

  • Shreyas Pande

    Co-director - KIIT

  • Aashish Singh

    Operations Manager

  • Harsh Vardhan

    Startup Grind Bhubaneswar


  • Satyaprakash Sahoo

    Startup Grind Delhi NCR

    Community Manager

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