Fireside Chat with Amit Mishra (Eight App, Sansan Inc Japan)

91springboard BKC - 1st Floor, Kagalwala House, Plot No. 175, Behind Metro House, CST Road, Kolivery Village, MMRDA Area, Bandra Kurla Complex, Santacruz East Mumbai, 400098 Mumbai
Sat, Jul 28, 2018, 5:30 PM (IST)

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About this event

Amit Mishra. He is currently the Strategy and Development Director - India contact management app called Eight by Sansan Japan.

Amit has spent the last 13 years in the internet space especially in social networking and helping companies expansion on India expansion.

He is also a TEDx speaker and has been associated with a few renowned startup reality TV shows In India. Earlier he was the country head of f6s where he worked with most of the accelerators and VC's in India. He spent the few years travelling across India working with entrepreneurs from the tier2/3 cities. He advises entrepreneurs in sales, strategic PR and fund raise.



About Eight app

Launched in 2012, Eight is a free-to-use multi-platform contact management and professional social networking tool for individuals. With just over 2 million registered users, it is the leading professional social network in Japan. Also centered around business cards, it acts as a contact manager, as well as a powerful networking tool, thanks to powerful functionality including a home feed, user profiles and instant messaging.


About Sansan Inc

Founded in 2007, Sansan has been focused on providing alternative and original contact management solutions using business cards as building blocks.

With a user base doubling in number each year, Sansan now has over 7000 corporate customers, including the Japanese government. It has raised over 100M USD$ until 2017 from the likes of Goldman Sachs, Toyota, etc.

Sansan with its eponymous B2B product, with its B2C equivalent, Eight, Sansan has been leading the way in cloud-based contact management in Japan and has entered the Indian Market in November, 2017.


About 91springboard

91springboard is a vibrant coworking community created for startups, freelancers and business owners with a startup mindset. We are dedicated to making your work-life easy and fun while playing an integral role in helping your organization grow. Members of 91springboard get access to a coworking space with 24×7 office-infrastructure support, key service providers, knowledge sharing & collaboration, networking and of course, a free spirited culture that breeds innovation!


Registration & About the Startup Grind Fireside Chat

We expect a mixed bag crowd consisting of Startup Founders, Working professionals/ startup enthusiasts, investors or veteran startup community facilitators, members of the startup ecosystem, students, etc.

The Fireside Chat is for 45 minutes with a 20minute Q&A. A 2-3 hour event at best, with pre and post session networking offline. Nature of conversation covers personal and professional journey, in an attempt to share the human side of the journey- in a non watered down, brutal, honest and straight forward mannerism.

Registration is mandatory, you can use use your credit card on the SG Website.

In addition you can register using your Debit Card/ Netbanking:


Startup Grind VALUES:

We believe in making friends, not contacts. We believe in giving, not taking. We believe in helping others before helping yourself. We are truly passionate about helping founders, entrepreneurs and startups succeed. We intend to make their startup journey less lonely, more connected and more memorable.



Saturday, Jul 28
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (IST)


91springboard BKC
1st Floor, Kagalwala House, Plot No. 175, Behind Metro House, CST Road, Kolivery Village, MMRDA Area, Bandra Kurla Complex, Santacruz East Mumbai400098

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