Pitch-A-Thon is one of the biggest startup pitching events of Noida organised by Startup Grind and Eccosphere Coworking where the most promising innovators around the region will pitch for glory and become our next startup hero. They will be battling for the prizes worth $1 Million. And, this will be a full day event on Saturday, 20th July'19. In this, we are inviting startups in ideation/revenue stage (including women entrepreneurs) to pitch in front of investors, mentors and industry experts.
Before live pitching, we are also doing a startup Masterclass for all attendees in form of a panel discussion from investors and startup gurus where we'll be covering topics like idea validation, pitch perfection, fundraising and scaling techniques.
At the end of Pitch-A-Thon, we ensure that you meet the right people, in the right business atmosphere through effective curation and leverage the best network to grow your business to the next level.
Type of startups invited - Early Stage/Revenue Stage/Women Entrepreneurs (Sector Agnostic)
Prize Amount -
Extra Benefits For The Startups -
Tentative Event Day Schedule -
Furthermore, the full event will be filmed and its edit will be hosted on our YouTube channel.
PS: This is not all, a lot of more prizes and valuable partnerships are still on-going to make this event Noida's biggest pitching event. So, in case you want to join hands and are interested in partnership or collaboration, please drop an email at Neeraj@startupgrind.com
*Note: Terms and conditions applied
Angel Investor & Partner at Venture Catalysts
Head of Marketing, APAC - Uber for Business
Indian Angel Network
Regional Head North India Operation
Skillcircle | Delhi Angels | Delhi Startups
International Fertility Centre
CEO | Co-Founder
Strategy and Development Director - India
BSquare Labs | Rage Coffee | PosterGully
चौBARA (Chaubara Foods) | Inospyre
Digital Media Entrepreneur, Managing Partner Venture Catalysts Delhi NCR - India's leading angel investor network with fundraising over $52M for 60 startups in year 2018, topping the early stage investments in India. Love working with entrepreneurs, open for collaborations & mentoring.
Currently also building a global community of entrepreneurs, mentors & investors. Feel free to join us in our mission to enable startups with knowledge, global market access, partnerships & fundraising.
In past have handled media production and design projects for big brands including Microsoft, Google, Network 18, Educomp, ZEE TV to name a few. Exposure across media platforms including TV, Advertising & Web....but the current love is building startup ecosystem where actually everything seems converging.
Professionally a skilled management graduate with executive education from MIT Sloan School of Management...well versed with media technologies and love creative ideation, designing and direction.
An experienced marketing leader with varied experience across multiple industries (Marketing, E-commerce, Technology, Banking & Financial Services, Payments, Hospitality & Fast Food) and geographies across Asian markets.
Experienced in Brand Management, Customer Management, Digital Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Customer Acquisition & Growth marketing, CRM, Loyalty & Retention, Product Marketing, B2B Marketing, Portfolio Management.
Business and P&L owner with a consistent record of over-achievement on business goals and targets.
Ex-entrepreneur @CaterWow - India’s first bulk food ordering platform, targeting a $5B catering market in India.
Awarded Economic Times Young Leader 2014.
An entrepreneur at heart, Sandro Stephen started his career as a sales executive in 2005. Having worked with brands like Max New York Life Insurance, Airtel and Petersons Travel Services, Stephen was always keen to explore his entrepreneurial side, in a quest to build something credible. It was then that he started on his own startup journey by establishing Dossier placement, a HR/recruitment company serving global clients. Lack of funds forced Stephen to shut his startup back then, but he always had his heart in the startup world. It was then in 2013 that Stephen joined Indian Angel Network, India’s first and World’s largest network of angel investors known to be supporting and mentoring new businesses. At present, Stephen is the Regional Head of North India operations for IAN.
In less than a year at IAN, he initiated and started the Hyderabad and Gurugram Chapter for the network and helped grow its member base in the respective cities.
Stephen primarily looks at sourcing and evaluating deal for fund raising, building relations with existing and new potential investors and building partnership with Startup ecosystem enablers across India such as IIT’s and IIM’s, TiE, Nasscom, NEN and VC Circle to name a few. He has successfully sourced many startups including Gadgewood, SP Robotics, SmartVizx, Myspinny, Squareplums, Little Black Book, Peebuddy, Wedmegood and many others in which IAN has invested in and have got successful exits in few.
Today, Stephen is actively involved in mentoring young entrepreneurs on how to pitch to investors and helps them in developing a product / market fit proposition, further help scale by connect the entrepreneurs with relevant partners to scale and do pilot.
I've built communities all my life.
In my early 20s, I joined my family gifting business and helped it grow from a small business to a Retail showroom and still contributing in it to grow.
In 2012, I Joined Micromax Informatics and helped them in Building their Sales channel for Delhi Region. Contributed in Micromax massive growth for Year 2012-2015 and got awarded as
"Best Sales Professional" for a quarter in 2014.
In 2014, I started Delhistartups.org Community along with my good Friend Shaurya, Director Marketing EDC IIT Delhi, from a Facebook group of just two members we raised it as community of 25,000+ invite only startup-preneurs and helped 15+ Different startups in raising funds of $4 million seed fund. And Impacted +1500 startups ,+15000 Attendees served in 2015 & 2016 alone through ours & partners Impactful events.
In 2016, We launched DelhiAngels, and invested $100,000 in one of tech startup through our group of investors. This year we are looking forward to invest in +10 startups.
I have a Vision to build most active, Impactful community of budding startups and Entrepreneurs.
Looking forward to meet the visionaries & grow together.
Saarthak did his executive MBA from Indian School of Business (ISB) and B.Tech - Computer Science from Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida. He is CEO and Co-Founder of International Fertility Centre with presence in more than 13 cities across India and Nepal. Furthermore, He is also acting as mentor & advisor to various incubator / accelerators like Indigram Labs, Founder Institute Noida, AIC Banasthali, AIC Bimtech Noida and Startup Oasis.
Portfolio Companies (Director/Mentor/Advisor/Board Member)
1. BestOfTheBump - Cofounder & Director
2. Upkaar Women Welfare Trust - Founder and Managing Trustee
3. HealthPod Incubator & Accelerator - Founding Director
4. ThoseInNeed – Board Director & Strategic Advisor
5. Brainpan Innovations – Board Director & Strategic Advisor
6. Earth Scientific – Board Director & Strategic Advisor
7. Voice of Healthcare President - (Innovation, Technology, Fertility) Verticals
8. AiMagnifi – Strategic Advisor & Board Member
9. SoulFit Kitchen - Strategic Advisor & Board Member
10. INY Foundation - Strategic Advisor & Board Member
11. 3Dexter - Strategic Advisor & Board Member
12. Luminociti Networks - Strategic Advisor & Board Member
13. CRM Academy of Asia - Board of Directors
14. Foundation of Healthcare & Wellness & Promotion – Trustee & Board of Directors
15. CII Young Indians – Chair – Organ Donation, Core Executive Committee Member
16. Startup Leadership Program – Program Leader, Delhi
17. Mentor & Advisor to various incubator / accelerators – Indigram Labs, Founder Institute Noida,
AIC Banasthali, AIC Bimtech Noida, Startup Oasis
Recognition & Awards
1. FORBES 30 under 30 Asia
2. Asia One 40 under 40, TedX Speaker
3. Young Achiever Healthcare 2018 – International Youth Day
4. 100 Most Impactful Healthcare Leaders 2018 – World Health & Congress Awards
5. India Entrepreneurship Excellence Award 2018
6. My Brand Better Best IVF Chain 2018
7. Indian Hospital & Design Award 2018
8. Exemplary Contribution in Improving the Healthcare System - Healthcare & Wellness Summit 2018
9. Most Promising IVF Chain 2018 – Elets Summit Awards
10. India’s Most Trusted Healthcare Award 2018
11. Startup of the year 2017 - The CEO Magazine
12. Indian Health Professional Awards 2017
13. Entrepreneur of the Year in Healthcare 2016, 2017 – Entrepreneur Magazine
14. National Healthcare Excellence Award 2016
15. Best Infertility Clinic India 2016 – Times of India
16. Best of the Best IVF India Award – 2013,14,15,16,17
Amit Mishra is the Strategy and Development Director - India for the Sansan group's Eight Division.
Founder, ID8VC and co-founder 99 Leap. A strategic consultant, advising government agencies and corporates on startup initiatives, Amit is also a TEDx speaker and a startup TV evangelist. Earlier he was the country head of f6s where he worked with all accelerators and VC's in India.
Amit is a pro networker and strategist who believes in the mantra of doing and giving back to the society. He works closely with relevant government and private agencies working in the space of entrepreneurship in India in supporting their startup related initiatives. He is also a TEDx Speaker and has been strategically involved with some of the renowned Startup reality TV shows in India.
Amit truly believes the real wave of entrepreneurship will come from the tier2/3 cities. To address this, he has cofounded 2 different organisations with help of local entrepreneurs in promoting entrepreneurship in Ranchi, Jharkhand and Ludhiana, Punjab.
Bharat Sethi is a start-up enthusiast with experience in building brands, marketplaces, content led platforms, and online communities. He started selling art on Ebay at age 16 while still in school. He founded PosterGully in early 2012 as a side project to solve the monetization problem for artists & designers. He played an integral part in getting over 15 million users to the unique marketplace with an unusually high conversion rate, gross margins & profitability. PosterGully got acquired in Aug'16 by ABEC promoters, India's largest exhibition & trade shows organiser and he went onto build iDecorama with the promoters of ABEC. He raised $1.15Mn to build and grow his companies overtime giving successful returns to early stage investors. Currently, he's building digitally native FMCG brands under the BSquare Labs banner with iAYUR, Shelfmonk & Rage Coffee leading the way.
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