23 August, 2011

Grand Finale - TechSparks™, Fantastic (Dream fulfilled)

Amidst an audience of more than 400 technology entrepreneurs, investors, corporates and industry figures from across the country, i felt it an honor to do what i do the best..Live tweet the event :)

It has always been my dream to visit IIM- B and that to got fulfilled through this event, the ideas were fresh and were realistic...This event for product technology startups, kick-started with the address by one of the country’s leading venture capitalists, Shailendra Singh, Managing Director of Sequoia Capital India. Themed “Scaling Your Startup to Success” Here is the outline of his address:

Panelists for the panel Discussion included: Narendra Bhandari (Intel Software & Services Group – Developer Relations Division Asia Pacific, moderator); Shailendra Singh (Managing Director, Sequoia Capital); Vimal Abraham (Strategy & Marketing, ISV & Developer Relations, IBM India); Jayaram Pillai (Managing Director, National Instruments (India, Russia, Arabia)); Mekin Maheshwari (President, Engineering, Flipkart.com); Rishi Dhand (Product Manager, Google). link

In the Grand Finale of the second edition of TechSparks™, the annual flagship event of YourStory.in, five TechSparks were picked up from among the 20 finalist pitches made at the event. The 20 pitches were selected from among more than 400 registrations garnered by YourStory.in for TechSparks™ in about 3 months. The exercise of choosing star startups in the product technology category was initiated by YourStory.in last year through TechSparks™. In two years, TechSparks™ has grown to be regarded as the best startup platform for startup product tech companies. And for more