Badal Saboo is a 1st generation entrepreneur. Over the years he has built up an interesting portfolio of investments and propriety businesses in the fashion, real estate and lifestyle segment bringing him to a position where he is today. He is an active member/partner on the boards of various companies as well as a Mentor to a host of start-ups and entities.
About this event
The topic for the fireside chat is - The importance & ways to "Get Connected"
If you are an entrepreneur and looking to make new connections then this event is for you. Badal has built a great network of Investors, mentors, partners over the years. He'll talk about how important is it to make new connections and how to make new connections.
Being a part of the global Entrepreneurs Organization, Mumbai Angel Network, etc., Badal mentor entrepreneurs as well as corporations in their growth and Merger & Acquisition phases to launch strong, sustainable and deeply grounded companies by strategically leveraging support across local, regional & global resources.
Having founded Pune Fashion Week (PFW) in 2010, Badal has been instrumental in conceiving and building the brand into a leading Indian Luxury Fashion Exhibition platform. He also serves as an active member in the organizing committee of the Korea Model association that has 27 countries participating in the Asia Model festival. He plays a pivotal role as the CEO at the World Fashion Week and has been organizing worldwide talent hunt shows & competitions, constantly setting new standards in terms of efficiency, public reach and sector targeting.
Badal's next venture in the Social Initiative space viz. ‘Fashionable Bharat’ is focused on Empowering & supporting the artisanal communities.
In addition to his role as an Entrepreneur and Consultant, Badal also dedicates a considerable amount of his time in the conservation of Art and Culture through his role as an active Member in the CII Task Force on Art & Culture.