Startup Summit Agenda

Day 1 - Nov 7, 2017
10:00 am - 10:15 am Welcome Address

Lighting Of Lamp & Inauguration

Innovation Summit

Innovation Summit brings together innovation experts, innovative companies, and business experts to discover how innovation can change, disrupt, and create value across industries. With the theme of "Innovation & Entrepreneurship" the summit explores how ideas are formed, developed, executed and ultimately succeed or die out. It is a forum for open dialog on how to identify, prioritize, and nurture innovation.
10:15 am - 11:00 am

Session 1: The Great Entrepreneurial Vision India 2020: The Ecosystem For Building Innovative , Creative & Growth Focused Businesses

Session Highlights:
  • Start-up India, Stand-up India: Giving Wings to New Ideas
  • Enterprise strategy & policy developments: Government's role in fostering entrepreneurship
  • Leadership in action: Building Businesses for growth and sustainability
  • Stepping into the Global Marketplace-Expanding your business & Open New Markets
  • Mega Trends that are disrupting existing Industries and creating new ones
  • Economic Growth and Closing the Skills Gap: A call of Government and Business
  • What's Next? - Prepare for the Future of Entrepreneurship
11:00 am - 11:45 am

Session 2: Innovation & Entrepreneurship

How Innovators are taking on big brands, disrupting traditional paradigms and inventing the future?

Session Highlights:
  • How to Build a Business Top down then Bottom up?
  • How to make Innovation as the Heart of your Business
  • How to Become a Market Leader quickly In your Business
  • Integrating brands in Digital and Physical world
  • Keeping your Business Ahead of the competition
  • How to drive innovation and build value in the business
11:45 am - 12:30 pm

Session 3: Execution is Everything: From Passion To Execution: How To Grow An Effective Organization

Session Highlights:
  • Exploring your personal passion and effectively articulating a mission statement to building a solid board
  • How to craft a strategic plan, seek supporters, and navigate differing personalities as the organization grows
  • How to promote continuous learning at every level of the organization
  • How to think and act like owners
12:30 pm - 12:50 pm

Session 4: How to Reinvent Yourself, Your Organization & Your Brand

Session Highlights:
  • How to delegate responsibility for the business
12:50 pm - 13:30 pm

Session 5: Connection Between Culture and Business Success

Why a winning company culture is crucial to get the most from your people, and what the latest best practices are to spur innovation. Also, find out how - with the right team and tactics - your organization can not just compete, but thrive as well.

Session Highlights:
  • What it really takes to lead your people to become better versions of themselves
  • Learn how to unleash human performance in sales, management, customer service, and company culture
13:30 pm - 14:15 pm Networking Lunch Break

Brand Summit

Brand Summit is an attempt to deliberate on changes in the Brand building process in the New Millennial age and Digital interface with the consumer.Today the transforming of the channels & operations, pricing strategies and the communication mix are resulting in a completely different realm of building a Brand.

Get an insider's view of how world-class brands are created, and then roll up your sleeves alongside a senior brand strategy expert who has years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies. You'll learn to define critically important elements of your brand, including your purpose, differentiators, and brand personality, and pick up easy-to-implement strategies to create emotionally powerful, loyalty-building, and memorable customer experiences that can back it up.
14:15 pm - 14:40 pm

Session 1: Brand Building and Customer Experience: How to stand out from the Crowd

Session Highlights:
  • How can you build a brand that is differentiated
  • Connecting Passion with Purpose
  • How are consumers making more informed lifestyle decisions then before
  • How does Franchising help a Business expand and build a Brand and consumers
  • The 21st century Businesses: Value of Design and Brand Communication Personalize and Localize
14:40 pm - 15:30 pm

Session 2: New Retail: New Brands I New Formats I New Stores

Session Highlights:
  • Single Item, Laser Focus: Why a wide product assortment is not always the way to win the market
  • The return of the artisan: why customers increasingly want to buy from product experts
  • How personalization is a focal point in commerce.
15:30 pm - 16:10 pm

Session 3: Why Food Business has become Retail First

Session Highlights:
  • Food business brands to watch out for 2017- 2018
  • The science of investing and the art of managing international food brands in India
  • Strategies to maximizing revenue & profitability for restaurant franchisee
  • Sweet dishes: Side Dishes: Small Bites, Big Flavors, The small format Profitable business.
16:10 pm - 16:50 pm

Session 4: How Edupreneurs are Changing the Future of Education Business

The education sector in India is poised to witness major growth in the years to come as India will have world's largest tertiary-age population and second largest graduate talent pipeline globally by the end of 2020
16:50 pm - 17:15 pm

Session 5: People, Passion & Partnership

The Ins and Out of Building Business/Brand Partnerships:How To Build Value For Partners
Day 2 - Nov 8, 2017

International Summit

In the consumer market landscape of India, International brands have become significant contributors. International Summit will have 75+ global brands from 10 countries that are considering partnerships, licensing and master franchising, area representation, distributorship or dealership with Indian Business counterparts and will share their growth blueprint for India.

Session Highlights:
  • How International Brands are viewing India today vs 5 years back
  • Sectors in the International Consumer Market that are upbeat on India today
  • What are the possible partnerships and growth plans for Indian market
10:00 am - 10:40 am

Session 1: Indian Market Opportunity from a Global Lens: How Global Brands See Indian Market and expansion opportunities

Session Highlights:
  • What is the real potential that global Brands see in India - Mapping India and its real opportunity? Parameters on which they weigh India
  • Why does master franchising make sense? For the franchisor? For the franchisee?
  • What are the rights and responsibilities they see for each party? How to analyze the economics?
  • How do Brands see phased Growth happening in the country? What support needs to be in place? Where should you go first and what results can you expect?
  • India Franchise Strategy: Master Franchising and Sub Franchising Strategy at Large
  • Localization for Indian market: What Brands are ready to change in their systems for Indian market
10:40 am - 11:30 am

Session 2: Building The Brand Together In India

Session Highlights:
  • How to make the global Brand strong in India and the right marketing strategy for it
  • How to measure the marketing performance
  • How to protect the Brand IP
  • How to integrate the digital marketing of the Brand successfully on the internet
  • How to Manage Multiple Brands as Multi-Unit, Multi- Brand Operator Successfully
11:30 am - 12:15 pm

Session 3: Go Global: Build Business Beyond Borders

Going global need not be looked upon as a herculean task. Identify the countries to implement your expansion plans, based on your industry needs and purpose

Learn how to go global from legal and budgetary perspectives. Follow methods to hire, negotiate and train your first employee in any country. Learn how to identify international partners to work with and build strategic relationships with diverse countries. Learn to implement the following basic business policies if you are thinking of expansion:

Session Highlights:
  • The New Global Mantra: Fusion of creativity- innovation flowing in from west to east and vice versa.
  • Taking the global market trends into consideration from the early stages of your business
  • Thinking global partnerships & acquisitions when needed or desired
  • Penetrating new markets & protecting your business against volatility
  • Tapping the un-banked and under-banked
  • Sustainable credit - innovation for India
  • De-risking default rates
12:15 pm - 13:00 pm

Session 4: Think 'GLocal': How to Build a Localized Business That Will Grow Global

Consumers can no longer connect with the standardized products of global corporations. When in Britain, behave like a Brit and when in India, be an Indian.

It has become indispensable to give your products or services a local touch of the base market as regionalism have gained prominence. All big brands have had to rethink their strategy. From tech giants like Facebook to global automobile-makers like Suzuki - all had to align their services and even products to the needs of the countries they wanted to operate in.

Session Highlights:
  • Rethinking the 'one-size-fits-all' strategy
  • What changes are a must for 'glocalizing' your business
  • How to promote your products and services in a new market
  • Recruiting the right regional talent to maintain brand value
13:00 pm - 14:00 pm Networking Lunch Break

Growth Summit

The vision of the Growth Summit will be to mainly focus on Building high growth Consumer Industry Businesses. The Consumer Industry today is more directed and personalized where; the changing face of the consumer, evolving geopolitical dynamics, new patterns of personal consumption, technological advancements, and structural industry shifts have largely affected the industry to change and become more consumer driven.

Session Highlights:
  • Growing Consumer Industry
  • Top trends in Consumer Industry
  • Demand and supply matrix
14:00 pm - 14:40 pm

Session 1: Starting Small, Thinking Big

How To Think Big, Aim High To Grow Your Business

Session Highlights:
  • Super Growth: What drives the modern-day entrepreneur?
  • Building a winning team: How do you design an optimal working environment?
  • Putting a Rocket Up It: what it takes to double your business in 12 months
  • What can VC's done for your Business &How are the demands and expectations of founders changing?
14:40 pm - 15:20 pm

Session 2: Franchising your Business : Creates Strong Brand Positioning in the Marketplace

Session Highlights:
  • Hear from Successful Franchisees on how they grew their business
  • Growing from 1 to 10 units & creating infrastructure to support 20-30 units
  • Maintaining system standards and protecting the brand.
  • Outsourcing Why, When, What, and How?
15:20 pm - 16:00 pm

Session 3: Getting Funded in 2017 - 2018 - Balancing Both Sides Of The Table

Session Highlights:
  • How are the major Angel Funds/Venture Capital firms infusing capital in great companies
  • How to Get Bought and Not Sold
  • What approach of scaling up do PE/VC firms seek in an entrepreneurial venture
  • What a Fund brings to the table as an investor other than cash
  • When and How would VC company wants to take an exit
  • Learning the difference between Retail and Institutional Investors
  • How fast can your Business grow? Transforming the speed and scale of entrepreneurship
16:00 pm - 16:40 pm

Session 4: Money 101: Debt, Bank Capital & alternative Lending Mechanism

Session Highlights:
  • The emerging debt capital lending regime for SMEs
  • What are the biggest changes facing the industry and how are traditional banks adapting?
  • Is Competition or Collaboration the future between alternative lenders and banks?
  • What will the lending space look like in five years' time?
16:40 pm - 17:30 pm

Session 5: The Mega Session: My Business, New Day, New Way

Running a business in 2017? It can be tough to ignore outside pressures. Investors, mentors, advisors, your friends - seemingly everyone has an opinion. New Age Entrepreneurs will share their experiences on how they cut out adversities and unfavourable situations and finally tasted success, building their business their way