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SmashUP !!


SmashUp -2nd Edition


  • Power Breakfast with Charter Member

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    Full day Event Inclusive of Lunch

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About The Event

 A TiE Hyderabad Event 
SmashUP !!


Startup Mashup Event by
TiE Hyd Angels
Startup Saturday

Date : 11th August 2012

Time : 8.30 AM to 6.00 PM

Venue : Hotel Avasa
Near Hitech City,Madhapur,
Hyderabad 500033

A startups' mashup event, bringing together early stage startups, successful entrepreneurs, business/product leaders, incubation centers, angel investors and VCs together onto a common platform with the shared objective to spot, nurture and grow early stage startups. In four parts: 
  • Power breakfast: A chance to connect and interact with leading entrepreneurs, investors & successful CEOs at a power breakfast
  • Business Guidance Camp: Mentoring program by Tie Hyderabad 
  • Bootcamp: Startup-101 pedagogy- insights & experiences from accomplished entrepreneurs, investors and mentors from the startup eco-system. 
  • Pitch for Acceleration (incubation): A formal pitch to an acceleration+incubation program for tech startups (Tie Hyderabad Incubator Program).
 Be there to meet the VCs, Angel Investors, and our featured entrepreneurs.


8:00: Power breakfast (invitation, by registration)
9:30: Tea & Networking
9:45: Opening 
  • Welcome by Murali Bukkapatnam, President, TiE-Hyderabad
  • Context setting  
10:00Plenary Talk: Making Startups Successful 
  • Mr. Srini Raju, MD - Peepul Capital Advisors Group.
10:45: Inaguration of TiE Hyderabad Incubator
11.00 : How critical is Mentoring for early-stage startups?

  • A panel of mentors, angel investors and incubators, discussing the why, how and who of mentoring.
  • Panelists: 
  1. Ananth Rao :MD & Partner, Focus Ventures (Venture Capatalist)
  2. Kalyan Manyam : CEO Mojostreet
  3. Chandra Kiran :  Founder & CEO, Medstar 
  4.  Pradeep Mittal: Director -Magna Infotech
  5. Simrandeep - Active Mentee ( CEO &founder of Employee Street Company)
  • Moderated by:  Sachin Tummala, Chair - TiE-Mentors (and CEO of Corpus Media)  
12.00Early stage startups- how best to seed-fund the startup
  • After the founding team in place, quit jobs, started the startup, few months in, bult a prototype. And now need funds! When is a good time to seek the first funds? What are the sources. What works. What doesn't. Pitfalls and risks. Valuation traps.   
  • A panel of Angel investors, early stage VCs and programs like iAccelerator 
  • Speakers:
  1.  Prashanth Meka, VP/Head,IIIT-H (Incubation Center)
  2. Kishore, Co-founder-TeleDNA- a telecom products startup (funded by Peepul Capital)
  3. Ankur Saxena :VC with Helion Venture Partners
  • Moderated by: Ramesh Loganathan, MD Progress Software and Chair-TiE-Startups
1.00: Open Discussion

1:30: LUNCH

2:15Startup Pitches 
  • Startup pitches. 6 minutes each. (very early stage. Looking for angel funding. Must have atleast one customer). To TiE Incubation program, supported by  Hyderabad Angels.
  • Very early stage startups (pitch for TiE Incubation; with support from Hyd Angels) 
  • Pitches from very early stage (just prototypes and biz plan) startups pitching to Tie Incubator (6+6 months funded accelerator program to end with consideration by Hyd Angels)
3:15: Tea

3:30 TiE Mentor Camp for Startups seeking 1:1 mentoring
  • 20 minute 1:1 session with a mentor from TiE-Mentors (most of whom are also angel investors).   
5:30 Closing Comments

    Pitch for TiE Incubator:  If you are a startup interested in pitching for acceleration or the mentoring program, submit your nomination for screening HERE

Questions: Contact the organizing team  @

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