The TiE Mumbai SmashUp is Mumbai’s biggest startup unconference. The last edition saw an attendance of 850+ with prominent speakers from the startup eco- system. Get to hear the stories and experiences directly from the startups that we only read about in articles
Our Charter Member, Lizzie Chapman, once said, “Fundraising is like Dating. You have to kiss a lot of frogs.”
We’ve put that to good use here, with a special speed dating with the investor session. Selected and curated startups will get a chance to present their elevator pitches to Angel Investors, Seed funds & VCs.
Curated Startups pitch to get audience votes as well as Jury votes as the finale of Smashup. Folks coming out of the Smasher awards have gone on to building decent organisations over the years, hence the Smasher Awards is one of the most anticipated and awaited model from among the startup community.
Inspiring stories of Entrepreneurs who have started up and are currently growing their business. Listen to their struggles, their thought process and how they achieve success.
Get to learn something from our mentors this SmashUp. Be it a new skill or sharpen your existing skills, we’ve got something every startup needs.
Anything goes here. You want a co-founder or team member for your startup, you want to showcase your product, you want some serious product feedback, here’s the best place for it! Limited slots.
We invite accelerators & incubators to hold initial screening to choose & pick startups that have a potential to be incubated in their programs...
Interact with 500+ like minded early stage Startups. TiE SmashUp witnesses a diverse crowd each year. Who knows, you might just end up finding your co-founders at SmashUp.
The SmashUp event sees attendence not only from the entrepreneurs side, but is also visited by our network of TiE Charter Members from across India. Look out for them (separate badges) and maybe you can find a mentor for your startup that way!
Avlesh is the Co-founder and CEO at WebEngage - one of the fastest growing SaaS startups in India. Avlesh plays an engineer and marketer at WebEngage. He is known for maintaining technology as company's core DNA and a self-serve platform as its product focus - which, in turn, has helped them scale to acquire thousands of customers globally. Avlesh has been helping build startups in India since 2006. Prior to WebEngage, he was building the technology and engineering stack for Burrp - the company was later sold to Infomedia18.
Manisha is the co-founder of LogiNext and is the brain behind technology and product at LogiNext. She possesses over 9 years of rich design and development experience in business analytics and optimization. Manisha, along with Co-Founder and CEO Dhruvil Sanghvi, have been recognized by some of the largest players including Reliance, Microsoft and IBM as one of the top 10 B2B startups of India. LogiNext raised a massive 10M USD of investment from Paytm. LogiNext is currently the only real-time logistics analytics company in India with more than 95% accuracy of delay, route and time prediction across different legs and models of logistics.
The technology behind Cinemacraft’s flagship product Videogram has been designed & engineered by Rahul Golecha. An IIT Delhi alumnus, he conceptualized and co-founded Videogram with Sandeep Casi in 2011. Rahul is also Vice President, Engineering at Videogram and operates from both Japan & India.
Sanket Shah: MS - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Head of Growth at a Start-up in SF before moving back (Got exponential growth). Failed Founder at Visify Books (Might re-start the company after the lock-in) Founder at MassBlurb (Acquired by Mobikon). Product and Sales guy - Wartime co-ceo. Firm believer of taking chances, working hard and trying. Also loves the quote: 'Mere yaar tu patand udaya kar, kat jaaye toh gham na khaaya kar'
An Economics graduate from Stern School of Business and an MBA from Wharton School of Business, Shuchi Pandya is the CEO and is the co-founder of Pipa & Bella. She received the Shils Zeidman award which is a $30,000 grant at Wharton for contribution and commitment to Entrepreneurship. Shuchi started her career in Mumbai in Hindustan Lever where she worked on brands like Pears and Fair & Lovely.
Vivek Lath is an entrepreneur and runs a content distribution company, Goquest Media Ventures. He started his career with Cannondale Associates (Now Kantar Retail) a boutique management consulting firm in the US. Before starting Goquest ,he had stints with Cinergy Pictures, a movie production studio as head of content distribution, and Tata Sky in new business development and content planning roles. Vivek had a short first stint as an entrepreneur in 2008, when he launched his first startup, Intellex Marketing, a targeted coupon marketing at modern trade retail. He has a bachelors in Electronics Engineering from Mumbai University and Masters in Computer Science from University of Southern California.
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