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Close to 99% of startups fail! Don\\\'t you want to know why?

Startup Funerals Conference Bengaluru


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About The Event

Startup Funerals are short conferences held bi-monthly across different cities to help our entrepreneurship community learn lessons in failure from startups and entrepreneurs.


Close to 99% of startups fail! Don't you want to know why?

We do! Thats why we started Startup Funerals.

Failure is considered a taboo in our country, hence people are afraid to fail and the ones that do, seldom talk about it. Yet it is only through failure that we can understand the real lessons in success. 

We believe the time is now to change how people perceive failure globally! 

We want to foster a culture of innovation where people are comfortable to try out new ideas, take calculated risks, and be a little unreasonable.

At Startup Funerals we are on a mission to celebrate failure regularly by providing you a place where you are comfortable to share the stories of your failure and commemorate your startups with others to help our global entrepreneurship community learn valuable lessons from it.

We often find ourselves invited to startup launch parties, but here is an invitation to a funeral, one that will keep you alive!

This conference is a must for any entrepreneur, aspiring entrepreneur, executive, or just a curious person who wants a Saturday evening well spent. 

During the event, listen to renowned speakers talk about their experiences in their own ventures – what not to do, what they learned, how it has shaped their businesses, etc. Get a sneak peak into the lives of entrepreneurs who have beaten the odds to come out shining, learn from their trials and tribulations. If you are an aspiring entrepreneur, you will have a chance to pitch your idea and get live feedback from the audience, and perhaps discover potential members for your own startup team. The event concludes with a networking opportunity, a chance to mingle with like minded individuals, ranging from students, to entrepreneurs, to investors and the like in the startup community.


Limited seating available.


Speakers for this event include:

Abhinay Choudhari - Head Customer Service & Business Development,

Abhinay Choudhari is Head of Customer Experience at Prior to this, Abhinay worked with iGATE & Infosys as business consultant with retail & Fortune 100 firms like Tesco, LEGO Toys, GE, MGM Mirage across US, UK & Europe. The IIM Ahmedabad alumnus, founded in 1999 and prior to that worked with Mitsubishi Corporation in a JV with Hindustan Unilever.


Reshma Thomas – Partner,

Reshma started her career as a corporate lawyer, did a Masters in International Business Law from Belgium. She worked as a Privacy lawyer and then as a tax lawyer.While moving up the corporate ladder, she realized that she didn't like the ladder nor the direction in which it was taking she jumped on a bus called Purplemango with her brother and business partner - Reuben. At Purplemango, she spends her time weaving words, spinning stories and dreaming up new ideas to help her clients innovate with their branding and marketing.



Sponsored by: Sanctum, Bangalore


This event is made possible by Sanctum, Bangalore. Sanctum is a private members club that combines old world standards of service and quality with a completely modern sensibility. Located in the heart of Bangalore City – Residency Road – Sanctum is open from 11:30am to midnight, 7 days a week.

Whether you step into Sanctum for business or pleasure, you will be struck by the ambience, service & attention to detail. It is a place where you can unwind over an excellent meal and drink, discuss a business proposal without interruption, or simply take in a lively evening performance

Sanctum caters to a wide variety of tastes, ranging from Stand-up comedy, open mike evenings, best in local international dj’s to Jazz & Blues bands. Sanctum has an excellent bar stocked with variety of imported liqueurs, wines and signature cocktails. It’s enviable menu offers lunch and dinner options ranging from tapas to a la carte in Continental, Spanish and Indian cuisine.

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