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A TiE & Special Startup Saturday event

Startup Mashup event by
 TiE Hyd Angels,
Startup Saturday

 DAte:April 7th. 2012.
Venue :( Final) Taj Deccan

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 three parts:

Power breakfast: A chance to connect and interact with leading entrepreneurs, investors & successful CEOs at a power breakfast 

Bootcamp: Startup-101 pedagogy- insights & experiences from accomplished entrepreneurs, investors and mentors from the startup eco-system.
Pitch for Funding/Acceleration (incubation): A formal pitch to an acceleration+incubation program for tech startups (IIIT-H's HydCubator) and to angel investors (Hyderabad Angel Network).

First things first. Register for the pitches. Two opportunities:

Very Early stage (with just a basic prototype): If you are a very early stage startup, pitch for the acceleration program at IIIT-H – HydCubator. A program offered by IIIT-H for tech entrepreneurs, with support from TiE Hyderabad Angels & ITsAP Product Forum. A two month residential acceleration program, where the startup team will be based at IIIT-H's incubation center (CIE). Will be provided advisory and guidance on the product, the biz opportunity, tech architecture, market opportunity validation et al, with easy access to other startups and entrepreneurs in the center. Experts/Entrepreneurs/investors will be invited every week to interact with and guide the startup. The refined pitch wand prototype will be presented to the angel investors (from HydAngels) at the end of the two months.



8:00 AM - Power breakfast: 20 select entrepreneurs get a chance to  pitch to and discuss with VCs, angel investors and successful entrepreneurs. Seeking feedback, advise and continued engagement. This will be offered to startups shortlisted for one of the two pitch sessions. (A paid event).

9:30 AM - Startup accelerator Seminar:

9:30 AM - Plenary panel: Making Startups Successful

Key note panel: 2-3  accomplished entrepreneur sharing their starting-up stories

Moderated by: Satheesh Andra

10:30 AM - Distilling 'winning Ideas'- right at the start. Angels/VC Panel

Angel investors discussing how ideas can be refined upfront to get a winning idea & startup.
Moderated by a critical entrepreneur: TBD

11:30 AM - Tea

11:45 AM - Early stage startups- is our support system mature? Why Angels are risk averse? Who no accelerator programs

Kavita or Nirmala- IIIT, Dr.Aruna or Dr.Krishna- ISB,

Moderated by: TBD (or Ramesh L.)

12:45 PM - Prototype to that first customer- GTM, positioning, prospecting, avenues to connect. 3 case study presentations  from successful recent startups

        First prototype- Refining the idea, positioning and competitive advantage

         That first customer- positioning, GTM and winning over- Stories from startups.

        VC panel: Win the investor- Startup messages that appeal to the investor

1:30 PM - LUNCH

2:15 PM - Startup Pitches

Startup pitches. 6 minutes each. 15? (very early stage. Looking for angel funding. Must have atleast one customer). Two sets- one for HydCubator program. One to Hyderabad Angels.

2:15 PM - Very early stage startups (pitch for accelerator, and at end of 2 months to be  considered by Hyd Angels)

Pitches from very early stage (just prototypes and biz plan) startups pitching to IIIT's HydCubator (2 month partially funded accelerator program to end with consideration by Hyd Angels)

3:30 PM - Tea

3:45 PM - Startups seeking Angel Investment

Pitches from more advanced early stage startups (Atleast one customer) pitch to Hyd angels and VCs for funding. Or to be considered by more mature incubation centers

5:30 PM - Networking over tea

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