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Venue : Birla Auditorium, Jaipur
Sep 13, 2019

Interaction of Startups with Honorable Chief Minister


The iStart Rajasthan team facilitated a meeting and photo-opportunity of 75 select startups, amongst the 1600+ startups registered under the iStart Rajasthan program, with the Honorable CM at the launch of the state government’s Jan Soochna Portal 2019 at Birla Auditorium, Jaipur, on 13 September 2019. The event also witnessed the launch of a one of its kind compendia of select startups comprising of details such as business description, traction, team size, market, sector, city and investment raised. The compendium was a one its kind initiative by any state government to showcase the details of select startups to a larger group of stakeholders in an exhaustive manner.

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Venue : Techno Hub, Jaipur
Aug 31, 2019

Honorable CM’s visit to Techno Hub


The Honorable Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Shri. Ashok Gehlot, along with senior government officials visited the Techno Hub on 31 August 2019. As part of the visit, the Chief Minister was given an overview of the world class facilities and infrastructure present at the incubator such as co-working spaces, auditorium, tinkering lab, sleeping pods, digital museum etc. The Chief Minister also interacted with select incubated startups and school students who had come for a visit to the facility.

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Venue : Birla Auditorium Complex, Jaipur
Aug 19, 2019 - Aug 22, 2019

Rajasthan Innovation Vision (RajIV) 2019


iStart Rajasthan organized Rajasthan Innovation Vision (‘RAJIV’) 2019 from 19 to 22 August 2019 at Birla Auditorium, Jaipur. The event was a four day long multi-faceted festival comprising of panel discussions, startup exhibitions, e-governance awards, startup sessions etc. and witnessed participation from startups, young entrepreneurs, academicians, prominent industry leaders, public representatives, and students.

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Venue : Techno Hub, Jaipur
Jul 06, 2019

MSME Policy Discussion


The Department of Industries in collaboration with iStart Rajasthan, organized a full day discussion on the draft policy for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) at the Techno Hub, Jaipur, on 06 July 2019. The event witnessed participation from the different stakeholders – such as government officials, industrialists, entrepreneurs, media etc. and was presided by the Honorable Minister of Industries & State Enterprises, Government of Rajasthan, Shri. ParasadiLalMeena. The discussions in the event revolved around the different elements of the policy such as availability of finance for MSME, role of Rajasthan Finance Corporation, banks and other financing firms, market linkages, supply channels, product development and quality testing infrastructure, betterment of District Industries Centers (DICs) etc.

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Venue : Secretariat, Jaipur
Jun 22, 2019

Interaction of startups with Honorable CM


A two hour long pre-budget interaction between the Honorable Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Shri. Ashok Gehlot, four senior cabinet ministers, senior bureaucrats of the state and 20 select startups under the iStart Rajasthan program was facilitated by the iStart Rajasthan team on 22 June 2019 at the Secretariat, Jaipur. In the interaction, startups were given an opportunity to talk about their startup, raise their concerns and give suggestions on what additional help or support could be provided to startups by the government.

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Venue : Techno Hub, Sansthan Path, Jhalana Gram, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Jun 03, 2019

Rajasthan Angel Investor Pitch 2019


The Rajasthan Angel Investor Pitch 2019: The Rajasthan Angel Investor Pitch 2019, conducted on 3 June 2019 at Techno Hub incubator Jaipur and organized by iStart Rajasthan and wholly sponsored by Rajasthan Knowledge Corporation Limited (a Public Limited Company promoted by the Govt. of Rajasthan), was one of the largest and one of its kind startup pitching event in India. 

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Venue : Silicon Valley, California, USA
Aug 26, 2018 - Sep 10, 2018

Rajasthan Student Startup Exposure Program


Government of Rajasthan, in a first, has gone global through Rajasthan Student Startup Exposure Program. Under the program, Department of IT&C had sent a delegation of 91 college students on an all-expense-paid residential learning trip to Silicon Valley. Rajasthan’s Department of IT & Communication has become the first government body to launch an initiative such as this to promote student entrepreneurs and give them a global platform to learn

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Venue : Govt. Polytechnic College, Bikaner - Rajasthan Industrial Training Institute, Bikaner - Rajasthan
Jun 25, 2018 - Jun 27, 2018

Digifest Bikaner Edition


Started in 2016 with the vision to support and strengthen the technological ecosystem in the state, Rajasthan Digfest has now established itself as India’s largest technology and startup festival, attracting a footfall of more than 1 Lac from all across the globe. Continuing with its commitment to further boost the technology paradigm in the state, Department of Information Technology & Communications, Government of Rajasthan is back with the fifth edition of Rajasthan DigiFest on 25th& 26th, July 2018 in the historic city of Bikaner.

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Venue : Rajasthan University, Commerce College, IGPRS And Jawahar Kala Kendra Jaipur
May 18, 2018 - May 21, 2018

Rajasthan IT Day 2018


Department of Information Technology & Communication, Government of Rajasthan organized and celebrated 3rd edition of Rajasthan IT Day in the Pink City Jaipur. This 4-days Mega-Carnival of technology witnessed the incredible participation of over 2 Lac people across the country. The Government of Rajasthan organized various competitions, workshops, sessions and IT/Startup Expo in one big basket.

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Venue : Mohanlal Sukhadia University (MLSU) Auditorium, University Road, Udaipur
Dec 02, 2017 - Dec 03, 2017

Rajasthan Digifest Udaipur 2017


DoIT&C, Government of Rajasthan organized the 2nd edition of Digifest in the city of Lakes, Udaipur. This 2-day Carnival of technology witnessed an incredible participation from startup and technology enthusiasts from across the state. During the event, the first iStart Nest incubator was inaugurated by Chief Minister Smt. Vasundhara Raje. The incubator is in Jaipur and would be one of a kind facility providing end-to-end acceleration and connection with venture capitalists across the world absolutely free of cost to Startups.

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Venue : UIT Auditorium, Balaji Market, Rangbari Road, Kota
Aug 17, 2017 - Aug 18, 2017

Rajasthan Digifest Kota 2017


DoIT&C, Government of Rajasthan organized the 1st edition of Digifest at the education hub of the state, Kota. This 2-day Carnival of technology saw an incredible participation from startup and technology enthusiasts from across the state.During the event Chief Minister Smt. Vasundhara Raje inaugurated iStart Rajasthan Stack DIGISTAN of India and Challenge for Change, among other new initiatives. This new start up platform iStart (http://istart.rajasthan.gov.in/) would serve as a single point for registration, functioning, support and hand-holding for the startup firms as well as angel funding groups and venture capital funds.

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Venue : Birla Auditorium, Jaipur
Mar 20, 2017 - Mar 21, 2017

Rajasthan IT Day 2017


In recognition of the critical role of Technology in today’s world, 21st March each year is celebrated as IT Day for the state. Rajasthan IT Day 2017 also hosted Rajasthan Hackathon, a 24-hour, multi-topic, innovation marathon for coders, developers, designers, inventors and all-around creators. Individuals and teams from across the country competed for the opportunity to incubate their winning ideas and the potential to bring it to life.

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Venue : Birla Auditorium, Jaipur
Mar 21, 2016 - Mar 22, 2016

Rajasthan IT Day 2016


The government of Rajasthan recognizes the power of small technology-driven startups in wealth creation and employment generation. The state is committed to creating a comprehensive ecosystem where startups would grow & prosper to contribute as a significant part of the mainstream economy. To further advance Rajasthan Startup scenario, Department of IT and Communications, Government of Rajasthan organized the first state IT Day – Rajasthan IT Day 2016. The fest acted as a platform for Startups to display their expertise and efficiency and sought for a valuable support from the Government and Venture Capital organizations.

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Venue : Jaipur Marriott Hotel, Jawahar Circle, Jaipur
Oct 17, 2019

iStart Rajasthan presents Microsoft Highway to a 100 Unicorns


iStart Rajasthan is proud to bring Microsofts famed Highway to a 100 Unicorns initiative to Rajasthan.Highway to a 100 Unicorns is a series of events across several states, with the aim is to discover and enable the next wave of high-potential technology startups in India. As a part of Microsoft’s endeavor to empower every individual and organization on the planet to achieve more, Microsoft’s Highway to a 100 Unicorns series, will identify and engage with high potential technology startups beyond the top three cities in a bid to enable them to become truly global enterprises in the future.

The event will be held on 17th October, 2019 at HCM Rajasthan State Institute of Public Administration.

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Venue : MNIT INNOVATION AND INCUBATION CENTRE, MNIT Campus, JLN Marg, Jaipur
Oct 04, 2019

HDFC Bank presents Digital Innovation Summit


Digital Innovation Summit (DIS) is held annually by HDFC Bank and the objective is to interface with FinTech and new age technology companies and start-ups in the BFSI domain, whilst exploring new and disruptive ideas that fit into the overall objective of simplifying our customer's lives.We are now conducting DIS on a regional level in multiple cities.

We are happy to announce our fourth edition of regional DIS to be held at Jaipur on 4th October, 2019 at MIIC, MNIT, Jaipur in association with Startup India, AIC, JKLU, NITI Aayog, iStart Rajasthan, 91 Springboard, IVY Camp, and CIIE, IIM Ahmedabad.

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Venue : 5th Floor, Techno Hub, Jaipur
Sep 18, 2019

iStart, MASH Foundation and Unltd India present Master Class on Crowdfunding for Social Entrepreneur


iStart Rajasthan is excited to present to you MASH Project Foundation in partnership with UnLtd India for Master Class on Crowdfunding for Social Entrepreneurs at Techno Hub, Jaipur on 18th September 2019. The 4 hours long session aims to bring together a very focused group of 30 early-stage social entrepreneurs in Jaipur to get introduced and equip them with basic concepts & application of Fundraising as a fundraising strategy for these social enterprises. The Master Class is a part of a series of workshops being organized across different cities in India.

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Venue : Shiksha Sankul, Jaipur
Sep 13, 2019

Meeting of education sector startups with Government


The iStart Rajasthan team facilitated a meeting between select startups under the iStart program, working in the educational sector, and the Education Department, Government of Rajasthan at the Shiksha Sankul, Jaipur, on 13 September 2019. The Honorable Minister of State for Primary and Secondary Education, Shri Govind Singh Dotasara, senior officials from the department and select startups – Bodhi AI, Brain Stem Technologies, Brisk Learning Solutions, Edfinite, Edurer Knowledge Labs, Englishbolega.com, Exambazaar, Iutkarsh Methodologies and Services, K21 Academy, Qriyo, Research Guruji, Scoonews, Secure Learning and Sarga Additive Manufacturing participated in this interaction. 

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Venue : Techno Hub, Jaipur
Sep 13, 2019

Meeting of Agri-sector startups with Government


The iStart Rajasthan team facilitated a meeting between select startups under the iStart program, working in the agricultural sector, with the Rajasthan State Agriculture Marketing Board at the Techno Hub, Jaipur, on 13 September 2019. The Rajasthan State Agriculture Marketing Board was represented by Mr. Kailash Chand Yadav (RAS), General Manager – Administration, and four startups – Apnagodam, Caradora, Peaberry Exports and Eco-friendly Water Retention Natural Polymer participated in this interaction. 

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Venue : JECRC University, Jaipur
Sep 07, 2019

ASSOCHAM Startup Launchpad


ASSOCHAM Startup launchpad- An elevator pitch series

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Venue : College of Technology& Engineering, Udaipur
Aug 30, 2019

Campus Connect at CTAE Udaipur


iStart Rajasthan conducted a Campus Connect session at College of Technology& Engineering, Udaipur on 30August 2019. The agenda of the session was Awareness Session on ‘iStart Rajasthan Program and Startup Ecosystem’. Various topics like iStart Rajasthan Program Overview, Financial Incentives under iStart Rajasthan, Techno Fund, Incubators, Challenge for Change, Rajasthan Stack, QRate, Partners, etc. were discussed in the session. 

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Venue : Rajasthan Technical University
Aug 27, 2019

Awareness Programme on Schemes & Support for Incubation


Full day Awareness Programme on Schemes & Support for Incubation was organized at Rajasthan Technical University on 27th August 2019 in association with Rajasthan Technical University, MSME Development Institute, Jaipur and iStart. 

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Venue : Leela Ambience, Gurugram
Aug 26, 2019 - Aug 27, 2019

NASSCOM Annual Technology Conference 2019


NASSCOM, in association with iStart Rajasthan, organized the sixth edition of the Annual Technology Conference 2019 on 26 and 27 August 2019 at Gurugram under the theme of “Industrialization of Disruptive Technologies”. The two-day action-packed event comprised of a plethora of events – such as deep dive sessions, keynotes and panel discussions on disruptive technologies such as Blockchain, IoT, AI, ML, Hybrid Cloud etc., a technology expo for companies working in the digital technology space and technology awards to showcase, acknowledge and felicitate the use of such disruptive technologies by companies throughout the country.

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Venue : Birla Auditorium, Jaipur
Aug 19, 2019

Amit Tandon (Stand up Comedian) and KC Ayyagari (Google) at RajIV 2019


Join us for interactive sessions with Amit Tandon (Stand up Comedian) and KC Ayyagari (Google) at RajIV 2019 on 19 August at Birla Auditorium, Jaipur.


Venue : Pacific Institute of Technology, Udaipur
Aug 05, 2019

Campus Connect


iStart Rajasthan conducted a Campus Connect session at Pacific Institute of Technology, Udaipur on 05August 2019. The agenda of the session was Awareness Session on ‘iStart Rajasthan Program and Startup Ecosystem’. Various topics like iStart Rajasthan Program Overview, Financial Incentives under iStart Rajasthan, Techno Fund, Incubators, Challenge for Change, Rajasthan Stack, QRate, Partners, etc. were discussed in the session. In addition, topics like Startup Ecosystem (SE), SE Stakeholders, SE Canvas, Startup Development Phases, etc. were also discussed.

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Venue : The Lalit, Jaipur
Jul 29, 2019 - Jul 30, 2019

Regional Knowledge Exchange Workshop on Startups


To assist in the dissemination of good practices and mutual learning among States and UTs, iStart Rajasthan, in association with Startup India, organized a two day Regional Knowledge Exchange Workshop on Startups at Hotel Lalit, Jaipur, on 29 and 30 July 2019. The workshop comprised of panel discussions on the Rajasthan startup ecosystem, future of innovation, innovation funding and procurement challenges, agri-innovation, governance and smart solutions, opportunities in the future etc. and field visits to the Techno Hub and the Abhay Command Center. 

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Venue : AIC-JKLU, JK Laxhmipat University, Mahindra Sez, Jaipur
Jul 27, 2019

AIC- JKLU: SMC (Startup Master Class)


Startup Master Class (SMC) is a 4-year-old initiative of Alumni Association IIT Kanpur and has now become a Pan-IIT event. To achieve its mandate of fostering and nurturing budding entrepreneurs, it brings together startups, mentors and investors to build interactions and strengthen the network within the entrepreneurial community.

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Venue : Hotel Pullman, Aerocity, New Delhi
Jul 24, 2019

ASDC Annual Conclave 2019


The Automotive Skill Development Council (ASDC), in association with iStart Rajasthan, organized the ASDC Annual Conclave 2019 at New Delhi, on 24 July 2019. The day long conclave focused on bringing the various stakeholders of the automotive ecosystem together on a single platform, to deliberate and brainstorm on the various mechanisms through which the skilling ecosystem in the country can be further developed. 

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Venue : third Floor, Techno Hub
Jun 27, 2019

iStart Rajasthan - Investor Connect


iStart Rajasthan is pleased to invite you to investor connect session with curated investors from the partner panel of Indian Angel Network.


Venue : SMS Convention Center, Jaipur
Jun 21, 2019

Rajasthan Digitech Summit


The Rajasthan Digitech Summit 2019 was conducted by iStart Rajasthan, in partnership with Department of Industries, Government of Rajasthan, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and IIT Delhi Alumni Association on 21 June 2019. The theme for the event was “Transforming Enterprises into Smart & Intelligent Businesses”, and was focused upon how innovative technologies such as Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Nanotechnology, 5G, Robotics, Drones etc. could be leveraged by startups and other enterprises to bring about a fundamental transformation in their functioning.

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Venue : Hilton, Jaipur
Jun 15, 2019

Rajasthan Rural Energy Startup Summit 2019


The summit was conducted as a culmination of a three month Rural Energy Accelerator program wherein five startups were mentored and their operational as well as financial plans were developed. The summit was conducted by Startup Oasis and CIIE - IIM Ahmedabad in partnership with Department of Science and Technology - Government of Rajasthan, iStart Rajasthan, Bask Research Foundation and AIC-JKLU Foundation and offered key stakeholders of the energy domain a unique platform to discuss and conduct deliberations on the finest practices being followed and the challenges being faced in ensuring that rural India has access to clean energy and the steps that need to be undertaken to formulate an effective ecosystem that ensures last-mile distribution and harnessing of clean energy solutions through the startup fraternity. 

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Venue : Arbuda Auditorium and Convention Center, Jaipur
May 11, 2019

Startup Chaupal 2019


GensusEdutainers, in association with FundNest and supported by iStart Rajasthan, conducted a national level startup fest -  “Startup Chaupal” at Arbuda Conventional Centre, Sitapura, Jaipur on 11 May 2019 to 13 May 2019. The conclave was conducted with the aim of providing the different stakeholders of the startup ecosystem, such as startups, individuals, venture capitalists, accelerators, incubators, angel investors and service providers, a platform to come together to celebrate entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship and to interact and network with people of direct interest. 

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Venue : Startup Tunnel, Chattarpur Enclave, New Delhi
May 03, 2019

Pitch Clinic: More than just capital


As a lead up to the investor facing event on 3rd May 2019, an array of resources was shared with the cohort to help improve their pitch decks and existing knowledge artefacts. Pitch perfect sessions were also organized to help teams practice and hone their delivery skills. The objective of both the activities was to make founding members pitch ready.  

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Venue : Udaipur Chamber of Commerce (UCCI) Campus, Madri Industrial Area, Udaipur
Apr 28, 2019

iStart Rajasthan Program Awareness at Business Network International’s Business Conclave’19, BNI, Ud


iStart Rajasthan conducted aniStart Rajasthan Program awarenesssession at Business Network International’s Business Conclave “UDHYAM – 19” event on 28April 2019 in Udaipur. The session was conducted with the objective of introducing the members of BNI about the iStart Rajasthan Program and the various benefits and incentives provided to the startups registered with the program

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Venue : Radisson Green, Udaipur
Apr 26, 2019

Speaker Series & Investor Pitching Session


The IndUS Entrepreneurs (TiE), in collaboration with iStart Rajasthan, organized a speaker series and investor pitching session on 26April 2019 at Radisson Green. The speaker Dr. Apoorv Sharma is the Co-founder &President of Venture Catalysts – Asia’s first integrated incubator. Venture Catalysts is India’s top incubator for startups with 4000+ members & investors, spread across 11 cities in 3 countries – India, Hong Kong & Qatar.

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Venue : Faculty of Management Studies, Udaipur
Mar 29, 2019

Campus Connect


iStart Rajasthan conducted a Campus Connect session at Faculty of Management Studies, Udaipur on 29March 2019. The agenda of the session was Awareness Session on ‘iStart Rajasthan Program and Startup Ecosystem’. The session was conducted with the objective of introducing students about the importance of startups and entrepreneurship. The session was structured keeping in mind the type of audience, who were the 2nd year MBA students studying General, Finance, E-Commerce and Entrepreneurship courses at the college. 

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Venue : Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur
Mar 03, 2019 - Mar 04, 2019

Entrepreneurship and Design Thinking Workshop


The workshop was conducted with the objective of introducing the IIT Jodhpur students about entrepreneurship, the iStart program and about ‘Design Thinking’. In the first part of the session, the speakers discussed about the basic of entrepreneurship, iStart Rajasthan Program and its benefits, design thinking and its real life applications, human centered design market and various stages of design thinking process. In the second part of the session, the speakers discussed the Design Thinking Case Studies; How PepsiCo turned Design Thinking into Market Strategy and P&G’s “Oil of Olay” Brand Revival followed by the third session, where speakers discussed the ‘Design Thinking’ tools like Idea Dashboard, Experimental Prototyping, How Might We” Questions and Design Project Guide .

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Venue : Radisson Green, Udaipur
Jan 16, 2019 - Jan 20, 2019

iStart Rajasthan Program Awareness at Business Network International - Amethyst Chapter, Udaipur


iStart Rajasthan conducted an iStart Rajasthan Program awarenesssession at Business Network International - Amethyst Chapter, Udaipur on 16 January 2019. The session was conducted with the objective of introducing the members of BNI about the iStart Rajasthan Program and the various benefits and incentives provided to the startups registered with the program. 

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Venue : Agriculture University Kota
Sep 27, 2018 - Sep 29, 2018

iStart Awareness Session at Agriculture University, Kota


To encourage progressive farmers on the emerging trends in agriculture and agriculture technology domains a session was organised in collaboration with Agriculture University Kota on 27th September 2018 for three days. The session witnessed presence of 35 progressive farmers from Kota, Bara and Bundi regions.

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Venue : Modi Institute of Management & Technology, Kota
Sep 07, 2018 - Oct 07, 2018

Iterate - Learn - Evolve, Kota


An explanatory session on iterate-learn-evolve process of startup lifecycle was organised at Modi Institute of Technology and Management, Gumanpura, Kota on 7th September 2018. During the session, mentors explained the students on the benefits and support extended through the iStart platform for encouraging startups to emerge with innovative business ideas. The presentation also focused on the method which the budding entrepreneurs could implement for arriving to an innovative idea that may also be feasible for starting a startup.

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Venue : Hotel Shangri-La’s, Ashoka Road, New Delhi
Sep 07, 2018

Startup & Innovation Summit -START-O-VATION


iStart Rajasthan is proud to be the state partner of the Indian Chamber of Commerce’s 3rd Startup & Innovation Summit -START-O-VATION in New Delhi. START-O-VATION sheds light on various topics of key interest for the startups such as brand building, taxation, legal, compliances, fund raising, concept evaluation, market research, talent acquisition, connect with mentors.


Venue : JW Marriott, New Delhi
Jul 16, 2018 - Jul 17, 2018

Entrepreneur Awards 2018


Entrepreneur is a platform for entrepreneurs to discover and unleash breakthrough ideas, innovations and insights needed to realize their power to disrupt the social, economic and tech ecosystem. In its 8th Annual edition, Entrepreneur 2018 aims to bring together inspiring entrepreneurs and investors for creating new opportunities for investment, build new partnerships and collaboration avenues and highlight entrepreneurship as means to address some of the most intractable society challenges.

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Venue : The Lalit Jaipur
Jul 13, 2018

National Tourism Conclave


Department of Tourism and Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation, Government of Rajasthan, along with Elets Technomedia Pvt Ltd, is organising National Tourism Conclave in the pink city of Jaipur in the state of Rajasthan. The conclave will be a platform for interaction between Government and Industry and other stakeholders on innovative practices for Tourism development and promotion.

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Venue : JW Marriot, Sahar, Mumbai
Feb 21, 2018 - Feb 22, 2018

TiE Global Summit 2018


TiE Global Summit is the largest Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Summit that takes place once a year across the Globe. This is the 2nd edition of TGS, which took place in Mumbai on the 21st & 22nd of Feb, 2018. This Summit, in partnership with the leading agencies of the Government of India, 20+ TiE chapters from India, USA, Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and Dubai, and global venture capital funds is a culmination of Global Wealth Creators with Global Innovators. There was a dedicated investor pitching session organized exclusively for iStart Rajasthan curated startups. The session gave a golden opportunity to all the curated startup entrepreneurs from Rajasthan by bringing them to one platform where they have pitched their ideas of various fields such as healthcare, banking, education, e-commerce et al to the investors from across the globe.

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Venue : IIM Ahmedabad
Jan 25, 2018 - Jan 28, 2018

IIM Chaos


Chaos, is the annual cultural festival of IIM-Ahmedabad. This four day event attracts India’s top tiercolleges, schools, private institutions and celebrities, making it an event to look forward to in western India. An iStart Zone was set up in the heart of IIM Chaos.Students, entrepreneurs, college representatives, professors and corporate individuals visited the Zone to learn more about the initiatives introduced by the Government of Rajasthan, including but not limited to the one of its kind iStart Platform, the startup rating mechanism - the QRate program, the e-Mitra platform, the Technohub and the iStart Nest.

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Venue : Diggi Palace, Jaipur
Jan 25, 2018 - Jan 29, 2018

JLF Event 2018


JLF 2018 was a five-day event set against the backdrop of Rajasthan’s stunning cultural heritage and the Diggi Palace in the state capital Jaipur. The largest free Literary Festival in the world, the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival is one of the most exciting, stimulating platforms for an egalitarian exchange of books and ideas, bringing together some of the greatest thinkers and writers from across the world. A delegation from Department of IT, Government of Rajasthan led by Mr Ravindra Shukla (MD RKCL), Smt Vinita Srivastava (ACP (Dy. Director), RISL), Smt Richa Bhatnagar (eMitra) and Smt. Tina (eMitra) was present at JLF 2018.Rajasthan showcased its iStart platform and facilitated the participation of 14 startups registered on iStart platform to demonstrate their products/solution during the 5 days-long event, along with a waiver of registration fee.

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Venue : Jaipur
Jan 19, 2018

ASEAN Delegation Visited Jaipur To Interact With IStart Rajasthan Team


The Department of Information Technology and Communication, Government of Rajasthanhosted the startup delegation as part of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (‘ASEAN’) Head of States’ visit to India in January 2018. The ASEAN startups interacted with the Commissioner & Principal Secretary of the Department who debriefed both the delegation and Rajasthani startups on the initiatives undertaken by the government, the tremendous progress in Rajasthan’s startup ecosystem and areas of collaboration between international startups with the government as well as startups from Rajasthan. This was followed by a knowledge exchange session facilitated between the startups of Rajasthan and ASEAN delegation. The ASEAN delegation also visited iStart Nest, Jaipur (state run and managed free of cost incubator for the startups) and interacted with the incubatees.

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Venue : New Delhi
Dec 15, 2017 - Dec 16, 2017

Tie-Con Conference


As a partner state/ sponsor state, Government of Rajasthan facilitated the participation of 50 participants from among the startups registered with iStart providing them the opportunity to showcase their products during the 2 daylong event along with a waiver of registration fee. Rajasthan pavilion was one of the most visited pavilion during the entire event. The delegation and startups witnessed heavy interest from various participants during the entire event.

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iStart Rajasthan organized a business strategy session on 23September 2019 at iStart Nest Incubation Centre, Udaipur,by the iStart mentors Mr. Dipjyoti Baruah and Mr. Dhawal Singhal. The objective of the session was to identify the common assets and resources to be shared amongst the startups, various cost items and their associated costs, scope of works and revenue model of the participating startups, and KPIs of the project.

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IAS ASSOCIATION, RAJASTHAN Presents An Audio-Visual Experience Sharing Session On Kailash Mansarovar Yatra on 21 September 2019 at Techno Hub, Jaipur.

Techno Hub, Jaipur

In our continuous endeavours to provide and connect our startups with opportunities from the complete startup ecosystem, we are very pleased to share that iStart Rajasthan will be hosting iStart Investment School at Techno Hub, Jaipur from 16th Sept to 20th Sept 2019.

The idea is to leverage the pool of investors to help startups to understand their fundability, what are the roadblocks and suggest some growth hacks to work towards the success of the startups.

Techno Hub, Jaipur

Microsoft India and Global Entrepreneurship Network (‘GEN’) interacted with Incubator Leads of Universities in Rajasthan and startups associated with the iStart program at Techno Hub, Jaipur

 

Techno Hub, Jaipur

Government of Rajasthan’s RajCOMP Info Services Limited (RISL) has been appointed as State GSP (GST Suvidha Provider) by GSTN. Join us for a Masterclass on GST returns by the State GSP officials.

Techno hub Jaipur

iStart Rajasthan organized a mentor session on 05 – 07 September 2019 at iStart Nest Incubation Centre, Udaipur by Mr. Dhaneshwar Verma, to offer startups range of perspectives pertaining to the business integration of emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Internet of Things. Mr. Vermais a Mechanical Engineer and has a work experience of more than 6 years in the field of manufacturing such as in designing jet engines, drones, RC planes, robotics, gold casting, 3-d printing, CNC.

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Calling all iStart startup founder/co-founder & their employees in Jaipur for attending one of a kind event “Solutions day Monday ”. This platform will help founders to explain their product/service & to discuss their startup`s challenges with others, who faced similar challenges which will help the founder to obtain the best suitable solution. Even mentors/experts will be available to discuss some of your problems and suggest solutions.

Auditorium, 2nd floor, Techno Hub

The IAS Association, Rajasthan, in association with iStart Rajasthan, conducted a book conversation with Shri. Sanjay Kumar, India Country Director of ‘The Lakshmi Mittal & Family South Institute’, Harvard University on his book ‘Katihar to Kennedy: The Road Less Travelled’ at the Techno Hub, Jaipur, on 31 August 2019.

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Design Thinking is a process of problem solving that approaches complex scenarios with a creative mindset. The key to the success of this methodology is its focus on the needs of the business. Solutions perfectly in sync with business objectives can help achieve extraordinary results. Dhaval Shah, conducted a class named (re)Define, Ideate and Deliver an Experience on August 29th& 30th, 2019 as Part II of the workshop on Design Thinking. This workshop was a continuation of Part I, Empathize and Prototype conducted on August 2nd, 2019.

iStart Nest Jaipur

iStart Rajasthan organized a guest speaker session on 27August 2019 at iStart Nest Incubation Centre, Udaipur by Ms. Upasana Makati. Ms. Makati is the Founder of White Print, India's first English lifestyle magazine in Braille for the visually impaired. She is also a publisher of “Look Out, Look “, a children's illustrated storybook to promote inclusion in the minds of children. 

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iStart Rajasthan is organizing an exclusive session on The City in 2050: Creating Blueprints for Change at Techno Hub.
About the event
How can cities be shaped to meet present needs while empowering future generations to meet theirs? The session discusses the framework for dialogue about the city of the future and what it will need to address to be sustainable.

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Design is a critical element of any business but it’s especially important for startups who havethe unique challenge of discovering the right business model for their innovation. Too often,companies spend all their time on the innovation itself and miss one or two key elements thatwould really connect with a particular market. By identifying and really understanding theircustomers early on, companies can save a lot of time and money in discovering that successfulbusiness model.
Dhaval Shah, conducted a class named Empathize and Prototype on August 2nd, 2019 to 4th as Part Iof the workshop on Design Thinking. This workshop is particularly targeted towards the earlystage startups from the new cohort which are still working towards building a proto-type anddefining their business model.

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Conducting business valuation is critical for evaluating the fair value of a startup, especially when the startup is looking to raise funds, or is a participant in a M&A transaction. To empower startups with basic hands-on knowledge of the various techniques of startup valuation, mentors from the iStart Rajasthan program conducted a session on the topic at the Techno Hub, Jaipur, on 02 August 2019 to 04 August 2019. The session was a brainstorming session wherein the queries of startups were addressed and each startup was provided handholding support to conduct valuation for their businesses using the two methods discussed.

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Vodafone Idea with iStart Rajasthan welcomes the Rajasthan entrepreneurial community to explore how IoT can help unlock your business' prospects through our exclusive workshop on 'Discovering Business Value from IoT'.This workshop will not only help you gain insights into how IoT is driving global business trends, but will also give you an understanding on the IoT Market in India.

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In our constant endeavour to provide you with the best of industry experts and practical insights from them, iStart, in partnership with JKLU, has come up with yet another knowledge session. 
The session will be focusing on a topic, which is essential to startups at the growth stage. The topic for the session will be “Growing your startup with a customer funded business model”

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A day long workshop conducted by Paritosh Sharma, Sathyanarayana G and RuchikaBeri on July 19th, 2019 at Techno Hub, Jaipur.  The session was attended by 45 people and about 27 startup teams. The attendance list is appended at the end of the document.

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Cash flows are the lifeblood of a business. To help startups understand as to whether the revenue recognized in the income statement is actually earned or not, to help startups recognize the various sources and uses of cash in the business - whether they be operating, financing or investing, and to help startups evaluate whether sufficient cash exists in their business to repay the current liabilities, a skill building sessions on cash flow statements was conducted at the Techno Hub, Jaipur, on 05 July 2019 to 07 July 2019 by mentors from the iStart Rajasthan program. The session focused upon empowering the startups with the skill sets required to prepare such a statement.

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Induction and Orientation program for the new incubatees of Techno Hub and iStart Nest Jaipur.

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iStart Rajasthan is pleased to invite you to “Art of Fundraising” session by Mr. Devendra Agarwal.

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To Make All IStart Registered Founders Meet Every Month And Encourage Peer To Peer Entrepreneurs & Founders Interactions, We Organize A Better Together Tuesday Every Month. This Will Was The 4th Session In This Series.

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iStart Rajasthan organized a financial modelling session on 28 June 2019 at iStart Nest Incubation Centre, Udaipur, by the iStart mentor Mr. Dipjyoti Baruah.The objective of the session was to introduce the startups about the methods of revenue projections based on the business model. 

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iStart Rajasthan is organizing a Masterclass On Intellectual Property Rights.The session aims to initiate discussions and deliberations on the finest practices and challenges towards intellectual property rights of Startups working on AI, IoT, Blockchain, Robotics, Drones & supply chain and other possible solutions.

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iStart Rajasthan, in collaboration with IIIT-D organized an industry mentor session on  27th June 2019 at TechnoHub, Jaipur with AnupamSaronwala, Director IIIT-D Incubation .Many promising and innovative startups that were  looking to raise funds were invited  for an exclusive one-on-one meeting with industry experts followed by open house.

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iStart Rajasthan, in collaboration with Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of PSUs under the Ministry of Power, and the World Bank, conducted the Jaipur roadshow of “Innovate To Inspire” at Techno Hub on 07 June 2019. The “Innovate To Inspire” roadshow was conducted to evangelize the green movement and invite energy enthusiasts to submit solutions which could potentially change the world. 

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Presenting to you celebrity mentor series for Rajasthan Angel Investor Pitch 2019. Join us for the first one with Mr. Kumar Anubhav, Founder, NotOnMap live on Facebook from 12 pm onwards and a session with Mr. Navdeep Shrivastava, Director-Customer Success, MTX Inc.live on Facebook from 4:45 pm onwards.

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Presenting to you celebrity mentor series for Rajasthan Angel Investor Pitch 2019. Join us for the first one with Mr. Anurag Jain (Co-Founder, Girnarsoft) live on Facebook from 12 pm onwards and a session with Dr. Jayshree Periwal (Founder & Director, Jayshree Periwal Schools) & Mr. Ajit Sharma (TEDX Ambassador (India) & TED Talks India, Speaker Coach) live on Facebook from 4pm onwards.

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The celebrity mentor session1 was conducted by Mr. Vishwas Shringi, CEO and Founder of Voylla. Voylla is a prominent name in the fashion jewelry space and has raised over INR 108 crores of funding over three rounds from prominent investors like Peepul Capital. The extensive learnings gained from starting a venture and raising investments at seed stage, angel stage and venture capital stage were shared by the speaker apart from the importance of capturing the right opportunity which was explained through examples from Voylla. The role played by market research in optimum opportunity identification was also explained in detail.

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Gain insights into need and importance of Analytics Case Studies & Success Stories Tools & Methodologies FAQs.

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A Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) session on Compensation trends for 2019 was conducted by NASSCOM, in collaboration with iStart Rajasthan at the Techno Hub on 24 May& 25 May 2019. The session was conducted by Sreemoyee Gupta, ITeS and Telecom industry leader, Mercer India. In the session, participant startups were provided with an in-depth insight on the future of work and the global workforce, the impact of these changes on employees and their rewards and the various mechanisms through which organizations could excel at managing their human capital during this period of rapid change.

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The session provides insights into:

  • Importance of Cyber Security in Our Daily Life.
  • Data Security Techniques Bullet Spyware, Keylogger & Virus Security
  • Internet Surfing & Download Security
  • Email Security & Social Networking Website Security- Phishing Attacks
  • Browser Privacy & Security

 

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The session helps with compliance issues that you may face on a regular basis in executing such foreign transactions. It shall also touch upon general financial compliance and regulatory issues that you may be facing in your day-to-day activities. As an outcome, this knowledge session will empower you, and make you more aware in terms of financial diligence and compliance.

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To empower startups with the basic knowledge required for the preparation of P&L statements, mentors from the iStart Rajasthan program conducted an in-house skill building workshops on the topic at the Techno Hub, Jaipur, on 26 April 2019 to 28 April 2019. The session focused upon endowing the startups with the skill sets required to prepare such a statement. The profit and loss (P&L) statement summarizes the revenues, costs and expenses incurred during a specified period. These records help a startup evaluate its ability to turn sales and revenues into profits – a key ingredient for success.

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iStart Rajasthan organized a mentor session on 12April 2019 at iStart Nest Incubation Centre, Udaipur by Mr. Swarn Singhvi, to offer startups range of perspectives pertaining to various Agile tools and methodologies. Mr. Singhvi is a Certified Agile Coach with 10 years of proven experience of delivering, training and mentoring teams in small, mid-size and big organizations to achieve efficient and smooth workflow
 

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A half day workshop for product makers on "How to build AI products?"

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iStart Rajasthan, in collaboration with the Indian Angels Network organized an event on 11th March 2019 aimed at connecting  selected start-ups from the cohort with investors  from Indian Angel Network for exploring micro mentoring and investor interest at iStart Nest , Jaipur by Nita Kapoor ,Advisory Council Member of Centre of Excellence for Clean Air (CERCA) at IIT Delhi and Vikas Kuthiala who has hands on experience in four startups in executive leadership role over 20 years across several sectors - Food and Beverage, Household care, Luxury & Premium brands and duty free retail, global travel, security and medical assistance, emergency medical and safety services.

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The workshop will offer a glimpse through an investor’s lens -What makes a business an attractive investment proposition?What factors does an investor consider before putting his money?The maths behind the valuations and unit economics.The focus will be on guiding them on efforts that they should put in the right direction for their startup to be investor ready.

Auditorium, Techno Hub, Jaipur.

The session provided insights into: Successful companies leverage technology to create Customer Experience, Future of Customer Experience - Role of AI & Machine learning in CX, How emerging start ups can leverage digital Marketing. What technologies can I as a founder use for my customer journey stages?

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A special Performance Coach session by Forbes Performance Coach Speaker Ben Newman; Networking and Dinner with industries top notch founders and senior leadership and Experience MTX Culture and Initiatives - A platform to collaborate and grow.

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As part of The AIM Startup Roadshow - Jaipur, eligible startup will pitch their business plan to an esteemed panel of judges at Techno Hub, Jaipur and the selected startups will represent the State at national finals. Startups selected therein, will represent the country at AIM Startup – 2019, Dubai.

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The session facilitated learning of the following concepts and frameworks : Customer Experience - What Why & How, The concept of Perception Points and Service Cycle, Customer Journey Mapping - Tools and methodologies, Mapping your customer's journey, The session is an interactive session and we shall use methodologies like group activities and discussions.

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The session provided insights on: What is P.R. & How P.R works, How to use PR, How to be ready for P.R, How to draft Press Releases.

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iStart Rajasthan, in collaboration with Musk Owl LLP., organized a mentor session on 08February 2019 at iStart Nest Incubation Centre, Udaipur by Ms. Arushi Goyal, to offer startups range of perspectives pertaining to various digital marketing strategies, tools and techniques. Ms. Goyal is the Founder and CEO of Musk Owl LLP. 

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To make all iStart registered founders meet every month and encourage peer to peer entrepreneurs & founders interactions, we organize a Better Together Tuesday every month. This was the 5th session in this series.

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iStart Rajasthan organized a workshop on 28January 2019 to 31 January 2019 at Techno Hub, Jaipur by NishchalDua, Dipesh Garg, SouravLodha and Naveen Sharma.
The panel was curated on the basis of their past experience in the domain of performance marketing, growth hacking and branding. The objective of the workshop was for the founding teams to understand the concepts of growth hacking with respect to their respective businesses and its needs.

Auditorium, 2nd Floor, Techno Hub

A short interactive session for founders on smart finance and money management.

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To make all iStart registered Founders Meet every month and encourage Peer to Peer Entrepreneurs & Founders interactions, we organize a Better Together Tuesday every month. This will was the 4th session in this Series.

5th Floor Dialogue Box, Techno Hub-Jaipur

IAMAI, supported by UASG is organizing a country wide awareness campaign for developers to adopt UA to enabling Indian languages/scripts for usage of internet in local Indian languages.\r\nThe workshop aims to help enhance and ease usage of internet and its access in Indian languages in the country thereby improving internet penetration in the country.

3rd Floor Conference room, Technohub, Jaipur

Better Together Tuesday aims to encourage Peer to Peer Entrepreneurs & Founders interactions.\r\nWe organize a Better Together Tuesday every month in the format of a Round Table where the attending Founders connect, discuss, interact and share with each other their Startups growth.

3rd Floor Conference room, Technohub, Jaipur

Are you a startup looking to raise funds? Well, we have a whole network! We have planned an exclusive one on one session for all the curious minds to know more about the Investment by Kabir Kochhar.

3rd Floor Conference room, Technohub, Jaipur

As part of the ongoing series of workshops for students from schools across Jaipur at India’s largest incubator- Techno Hub, Jaipur, a one day workshop has been scheduled for senior academicians including principals and senior lecturers. Attendance for this workshop is by invitation only

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iStart Rajasthan, in collaboration with the Indian Angels Network organized a one on one mentoring session on 29 September 2018 at Techno Hub, Jaipur by Digvijay Singh to assist select startups to improve their pitch decks. Digvijay Singh is the Chief Operating Officer at Indian Angels Network, a professional with close to 20 years of experience in leading companies across sectors. This interaction provided them a variety of inputs, opportunities and resources that increases the chances of their success. Selected startups also seek connects to the Indian Angel Network 's portfolio of over 150 companies for exploring strategy advice and network alliance.

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Calling all the startup founder/co-founder & their employees in Jaipur for attending one of a kind monthly event “Solutions day Monday ”. This platform will help founder to discuss their startup's challenge with others, who faced similar challenges which will help the founder to obtain the best suitable solution.

Auditorium, 2nd Floor, Techno Hub

This workshop will get into a deep-dive session where each participant will participate in the creation of a Product Requirement Document (PRD) for their startup. The PRD accelerates the product development cycle and helps startups organise there strategy, plan and goals around their product thesis. Speaker: Aayush Srivastava, is a founder and CPO at Startereum, a global crypto token acceleration platform.

Dialogue box, 2nd Floor, Techno Hub

Another insightful & informative session “Startup 101: Product, Hiring &Finding Early Adopters” was conducted at TechnoHub. Aditya Dev Sood of Chief Mentor and General Partner at the Startup Tunnel Accelerator in New Delhi, India & Aayush Srivastava of Amicus were trained emerging startups on building a dream team for their product.

Auditorium, 2nd Floor, Techno Hub, Jaipur

Sandro Stephen regional Head-North India Operation at IAN took an exclusive session for the curious startup minds to know more about raising funds.

2nd Floor Auditorium, Techno hub, Jaipur

Rakesh Soni, CEO and Founder of LoginRadius providing insights on how to raise seed and series A funding along with sharing his startup experience.

2nd Floor Auditorium, Techno Hub, Jaipur

For ensuring a successful long-term business, all startups should learn to sell their products & services. To teach aspiring entrepreneurs on “How to do sales in startups”, #TechnoHub hosted a webinar conducted by Amitabh Srivastava, Managing Partner, IAN Fund

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India’s largest incubation centre hosted another exclusive session for startups. Mr. Chandramouli Venkatesan, author of bestseller ‘Catalyst to Jaipur’ book, trained the entrepreneurs on ‘How to execute their ideas’.

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The ingredients of Series-A company is a lot different from seed company. You are growing from baby to teenager so stakeholders have different expectations from you. What's your priority - Investor, Team, Product, Customer? How you should grow faster than your startup. Mr.Amit Kumar(VP- Xinfin organization, former VP- Quikr) provides his valuable thoughts on challenges faced by startup: Seed to series A.

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iStart Rajasthan in association with Venture Garage organized Jaipur edition of Find Your Investor (‘FYI’) programme 2018 on 10 August 2018 at iStart Nest, Jaipur. FYI is a platform for entrepreneurs to learn about the nuances of raising capital, interact with investors one-on-one and, find the right investor with whom they can have follow on conversations to explore fund raising

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Another insightful & informative session “Startup 101: Product, Hiring &Finding Early Adopters” was conducted at Techno Hub. Aditya Dev Sood of Chief Mentor and General Partner at the Startup Tunnel Accelerator in New Delhi, India & Aayush Srivastava of Amicus were trained emerging startups on building a dream team for their product.

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Growth Hacking Session" focued on two things - hacks for immediate growth + blueprint for sustainable growth. It was ideal for 0 to 4-year old startups who have at least one digital property they want to grow (website, app, plugin, email list). The session covered strategies & tips across social media, online traffic, SEO, paid ads, content & email marketing.

Dialogue Box, 5th Floor, Techno Hub Jaipur

Are you a startup looking to raise funds? Well, we have a whole network! We have planned an exclusive one on one session followed by an interactive session for all the curious minds to know more about the Investment by Sandro Stephen.

Jaipur BTH

A focused speaker session was taken by iStart mentor DeepanshuKhandelwal for iStart startups on SEO/SMO and Go-to-online strategy for startups. Audience was educated about the current best market techniques related to SEO. Startups were also told about how mobile-friendly websites are extremely necessary in today’s digital age. One of the special focus points in this were use and deployment of AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages).

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Venture Capital Process and Experience Sharing

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As having a feasible business plan is the most important ingredient for the startups or any business, a session on Business Plan was organised on 22nd June 2018 at iStart Nest Kota. The session has 22 participants including both startups and budding entrepreneurs.

iStart Nest, Kota

Workshop on IPR and various aspects for Startups

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Leveraging on Axis Bank GST System for Startups

iStart Nest Kota

Introduction to Venture Capital Funding by K. Ganapathy Subramanian – Chief Executive Officer and Gaurav Chowdhry, Vice-President – Investments

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DSK Legal held an IPR and legal awareness session for startups in Jaipur. The agenda behind holding the session was to offer startups range of perspectives pertaining to intellectual property; opportunities, challenges, and the role of IP for Startups in the rapidly evolving marketplace. Startups and experts also had an open house discussion with relation to IPR, Govt. initiatives on IPR facilitation for startups, key agreements and necessary clauses to ascertain that confidential data and know how is protected. Mr. Jappreet Sethi, CEO and Founder of YoStartups was invited as the Guest speaker.

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Session on Early Stage Financing and demystifying the jargons of financial world by Mr. Ankur Nigam #KPMGIndia

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A session was hosted with the senior management of OYO team to provide one-of-its kind opportunity for startups of Rajasthan. The startups were offered an unmatched platformlooking to diversify/venture or have a pilot project with OYO Rooms.

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The talk was held with the objective of introducing entrepreneurs to various facets of sales and marketing with real life illustrations so as to help them develop and adopt a systematic approach to marketing, irrespective of the size, stage or sector of their venture. Mr. Manish Godha, Founder & CEO - Advaiya and President - TiE Udaipur was the guest speaker for the session.

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