VC BootCamp comes to Hyderabad – The City of Nawabs

VC BootCamp comes to Hyderabad – The City of Nawabs


About The Event

VC BootCamp comes to Hyderabad – The City of Nawabs`s VC BootCamp – a pan India series of full day boot camps is successfully fulfilling the mission to bridge the gap between VCs and Entrepreneurs. We launched our first VC BootCamp in Delhi followed by Chennai. The sessions have been extremely resourceful for start-ups and have been designed to provide Indian entrepreneurs with comprehensive exposure to all aspects of raising Venture Capital. The sessions have been specifically designed to keep them simple, intuitive and easy to digest, using a mix of presentations, videos and simulation of actual VC deals.

Date: 15th June, 2013

Venue: Indian School of Business (ISB)

Time:  9am onwards

Early birds till 31st May`2013.

Format of the VC Bootcamp

Session Timings
Registrations 8:30-9:00 AM
Introduction to Venture Capital – the “asset class”: 9:00-10:30 AM
·          Indian and global VC landscape
·          Economics of the VC business
·          Types of VC firms
·          VC firm structures and hierarchies
·          Other non-VC financing options for entrepreneurs and more…
Break 10:30-11:00 AM
Raising Venture Capital: 11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Is VC right for you? – Pros and Cons
How do VCs evaluate businesses
How VCs value companies
VC Investment Process
Teaser and B-plan guidelines
Fundraising Cheat Sheet – secrets of raising capital and more…
Lunch 1:00-2:00 PM
Demystifying the VC Termsheet: 2:00-4:00 PM
Introduction to the VC Term Sheet
Deep dive into key clauses – related to economics, valuation and capital structure, exit, transfer of ownership, issuance of new securities, control, conditions precedent/ subsequent etc.
Termsheet from an actual investment will be used as a learning aid
Negotiation tricks and more…
Break 4:00-4:30 PM
Fireside Chat with VC Funded Entrepreneur: 4:30-5:30 PM
Dos and Don’ts of fundraising…..straight from the horse’s mouth
Closing Thoughts 5:30-6:00 PM

Bootcamp Speaker – Soumitra Sharma, IDG Ventures India

Soumitra is part of the Advisory Team at IDG Ventures India Advisors. IDG Ventures is a technology focused Venture Capital fund that manages over USD 6 Billion globally and has a portfolio of more than 200 technology companies.

Soumitra actively covers Software Products and Cloud (SaaS), Internet, Healthcare and Medical Devices. He currently serves as a Board Observer at Forus Health, and Aujas Networks. Prior to IDG Ventures, Soumitra has M&A and Corporate Finance Advisory experience involving transactions worth more than USD 15 billion combined at Citigroup Investment Banking and Deloitte Corporate Finance. Soumitra is a regular blogger on and has written for TIME, Wall Street Journal, Economic Times, Inc. India, Emerging Markets Private Equity Review, DARE, IndiaNow (WEF Davos) and SiliconIndia. He is a frequently invited speaker, and has been a Guest Lecturer on Venture Capital at ISB Hyderabad, IIM Ahmadabad and IIM Bangalore, in addition to being an invited speaker on prestigious platforms such as UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) tech conference, MedTech 2012, CellStrat’s Mobile Apps Conclave and various entrepreneurship events at IITs and IIMs.

Soumitra works closely with key enablers in the Indian entrepreneurship eco-system such as, iAccelerator (CIIE, IIM-A), RTBI (IIT Chennai), Economic Times – ‘Power of Ideas’ Initiative and 9dot9 Media (publishers of Inc. India and IndiaNow).

Soumitra holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-BHU), Varanasi and an MBA (Analytical Finance) from the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad. This included spending a spring term on MBA exchange at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.

So, book your seats fast for the first VC Bootcamp in Hyderabad by YourStory scheduled to be held on Saturday, 15th June 2013!

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