Event Schedule

Day 1 – 27th June 2023 (08:30 am to 07:00 pm) (IST)
08:30 AM to 09:30 AM Registration & Breakfast
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Inauguration of the event Chief Guest
Shri Uday Samant, Hon'ble Minister of Industries, Government of Maharashtra In presence of CA. Aniket Sunil Talati, President & CA. Ranjeet Kumar Agarwal, Vice President of ICAI and CA (Dr.) Debashis Mitra, Past President of ICAI
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM Special Address
Governmental Eco System for Startups
  • CA. Mahaveer Singhvi, Joint Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, India
  • Mr. Hiranmay Mahanta, CEO, iHub, Gujarat
12:30 PM to 01:15 PM FiresideChat
Startup Talk: My Journey - Chat with Successful Startup Entrepreneurs
  • Mr. Nithin Kamath, Founder & CEO, Zerodha
1:15 pm to 2:15 pm – Lunch Break
2:15 PM to 3:00 PM Panel Discussion: New Avenues in Start Ups

Moderator: CA. Kushal Lodha, Founder, KAGR
  • CA. Ankit Fatehpuria, Co – Founder, Zetwerk
  • CA. Guru Prasad, CoFounder, Guru & Jana
03:00 PM to 04:00 PM Panel Discussion: Art and Science of Startup Valuation Moderator:  CA. Aparajit Bhandarkar, Managing Partner, Varanium Capital
  • CA. Sunil Singhania, Founder, Abakkus Asset Manager LLP
  • CA. Anup Kumar Agarwal, South Asia Fintech Lead, IFC - International Finance Corporation
  • CA. Gaurav Samdaria, Co-Founder, Karza Technologies
04:00 PM to 4:15 PM – Tea Break
04:15 PM to 04:45 PM FiresideChat
Startup Success Story: Lesson Learned
  • Mr. Deepak Sahni, Founder & CEO, Healthians
04:45 PM to 05:30 PM Panel Discussion: Investing in People Vs Investing in Ideas  Moderator: Mr. Ninad Karpe, Partner, 100X.VC
  • Dr. Apoorva Ranjan Sharma, Co-founder, Venture Catalysts & 9Unicorns
  • Mr. Vikram Gupta, Founder &Managing Partner, IvyCap Ventures
  • Mr. Navin Honagudi, Managing Partner, Elev8 Venture Partners
05:30 PM to 06:00 PM Angel Investments as an Asset Class – opportunity for CA’s Moderator: CA. Ritesh Khandelwal, Director, RB Advisory
  • Mr. Mahavir Pratap Sharma, Chair, TiE India Angels and RAIN (Rajasthan Angels)
  • Mr. Milapsinh Jadeja, Founder, Iroller Capital
06:00 PM to 07:00 PM Startup Tank – I
Day 2 – 28th June 2023 (10:00 am to 7:00 pm)(IST)
10:00 am to 10:45 am Panel Discussion: Power of Women Founders Moderator: CA. Prachi Jain, Co – founder & CSO, Ednovate    
  • CA. Deena Jacob, Co-founder, CFO and Head, Revenue and Growth of Open Financial Technologies Pvt. Ltd
  • Ms. Sushma Kaushik, Partner, Aavishkaar Capital
  • CA. Nupur Garg, Founder, Winpe
10:45 am to 11:30 am Incubation and Innovation in Startup Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Chintan Vaishnav, Mission Director, Atal Innovation Mission
  • Shri Jitendra Vijay, CEO, MEITY Startup Hub
  • Mr. Hemant Gupta, Managing Director, BRTSIF, Head – BSE SSE
11:30 am to 12:00 pm Legal compliances for Start-up
  • Mr. Anu Tiwari, Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
  • CA. Nachiket Deo, Partner, Ernst & Young
12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

Special Session
Startup : Towards Better Tomorrow
  • Shri Ram Nath Kovind, Hon’ble Former President of India
12:30 pm to 01:00 pm Fire Side Chat:
Entrepreneur Skills for StartUps
  • CA. Aman Gupta, Co - Founder & CMO, BoAt
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm - Lunch Break
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Panel Discussion:
Demystifying Start-Up Fundraising: Strategies, Challenges, Best practices
Moderator: CA. Sarthak Ahuja, Director, Niamh Ventures Private Ltd
  • Mr. Kamal Bansal, Managing Director, GVFL Ltd
  • Mr. Bhavik Vasa, Founder, GetVantage
  • CA. Sarvesh Agrawal, Founder & CEO, Transparent Capital Partners
  • CA. Abhishek Goenka, Managing Partner, RPSG Capital Ventures
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Panel Discussion: Investing and mentoring insights Moderator: CA. Anuj Golecha, Co-Founder, Venture Catalysts & 9Unicorns
  • CA. Siddarth Pai, Founding Partner, 3one4 Capital & Co-Chair Regulatory Affairs Committee, IVCA
  • Mr. Nikhil Vora, Founder & CEO, Sixth Sense Ventures
  • Mr. Hitesh Sachdev, Head, Start-up Engagement Innovation & Investments, ICICI Bank
  • Mr. Rajesh Sehgal, Managing Partner, Equanimity Investments
  • CA. Vignesh Shankar, Managing Partner, Artha99 Investment Partners
4:00 pm to 4:15 pm - Tea Break
04:15 pm  to 04:45 pm Special Session
Empowering MSME & Startups in Indian Scenario
  • Shri Sivasubramanian Ramann, Chairman and Managing Director, SIDBI
  • Dr. Omkar Rai, Executive Chairman, Startup Odisha
04:45 pm to 05:15 pm Fire Side Chat
Unlocking Value: How Start-up Impact Stock Market Performance
  • CA. Anil Singhvi, Managing Editor, ZEE Business
05:15 pm to 06:00 pm It’s time to become an angel investor Moderator: CA. Amit D Kumar, Co –
Founder, Ah! Ventures Fund
  • CA. Yagnesh Sanghrajka, Founder and CFO, 100x.vc
  • CA. Gaurav VK Singhvi, Co-Founder: We Founder Circle
  • CA. Mitesh Shah, Co – Founder, Inflection Point Ventures
06:00 pm to 7:00 pm Start – up Tank  
Day 1 – 27th June 2023 (11:30 pm to 04:15 pm)(IST)
11:30 AM to 12:15 PM Opportunities for Chartered Accountants in startup Eco system
  • CA. Mudit G Bhansali, Mentor for startups
12:15 PM to 1:00 PM Grow your practice with startup
  • CA. Alok Pansari, Senior Partner, ASL & Company
1:30 pm to 2:15 pm - Lunch Break
2:15 PM to 3:15 PM IPR – Why?  How? What?
  • Mr. Chirag Tanna, Founder, INK IDEE
3:15 PM to 04:15 PM Transition from finance professional to startup founder
  • CA. Anshul Gupta, CEO and Co-Founder, Quick Clean
Day 2 – 28th June 2023 (10:30 am to 6:00 pm)(IST)
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM How to get a Startup Idea (Discussing the ideation Matrix)
  • CA. Pankaj Baldeo Dara, Financial Services Professional
12.30 PM to 1.30 PM How to become an Angel Investor
  • Mr. Arjun Vaidya, Co-Founder,V3 Ventures
1:30 pm to 2:15 pm - Lunch Break
2:15 PM to 3:15 PM Evaluation of startups
  • CA. Mitesh Shah, Co-Founder, Inflection Point Ventures
03:15 PM to 6:00 PM Pitch deck competition for CA students (National Level)
Day 1 – 27th June 2023 (11:30 am to 05:45 pm) (IST)
11:30 AM to 01:00 PM Panel Discussion: Impact of Metaverse into real life Business case Moderator: Mr. Nikhil Velpanur, Head – Web3 & JIC, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • CA. Krishna Vatsal Tyagi, Head of Web3, KPMG
  • Pradeep Khanna, Executive Director Asia Pacific, CEO of Global Mindset
  • CA. Anil Bhandari, Chief Mentor ANB & Arcon
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm - Lunch Break
02:00 PM to 03:30 PM Panel Discussion: CBDC and its impact on Global economy Moderator: Mr. Prasanna Lohar, CEO - Block Stack, Head of Technology (Digital Banking) at DCB Bank Ltd
  • Mr. Ajay Rajan, Head of Transaction Banking and Supply Business, Yes Bank
  • Mr. Gaurav Mehta, Co-founder & CEO, Catax - Simple Crypto Taxes
  • Mr. Kamlesh Nagware, Chief Technology Officer, Snapper Future Tech
04:00 PM to 4:15 PM – Tea Break
04:15 PM to 05:45 PM Panel Discussion: Virtual Digital Asset and its related global regulations on CeFi/DeFi Moderator:  Mr. Sunil Aggarwal, Dean, Blockchain Programs, TalentSprint  
  • Mr. Dilip Chenoy, Chairman, Bharat Web3 Association
  • Mr. Kiran Mysore Vivekananda, Chief Public Policy Officer, CoinDCX
  • Mr. Ashish Singhal, Co – Founder & CEO, CoinSwitch
Day 2 – 28th June 2023 (10:00 am to 05:45 pm)(IST)
10:00 AM to 11:30 PM Panel Discussion: Cyber security issues of Web 3.0 Moderator: CA Jayjit Biswas, Founder of Elite Web3 Forum
  • Rohit Srivastwa, Founder, Bharat  Verse
  • Dr. Pavan Duggal, Founder & Chairman of International Commission on Cyber Security Law
  • Preetam Rao, CEO, Quill Audits
  • Mr. Pankit Desai, Co – Founder & CEO, Sequretek
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm - Lunch Break
02:00 PM to 03:30 PM Panel Discussion: NFT and Smart contract Moderator: CA. Vikram Pandya, Research Head, Varanium VC
  • Ms. Lisa Ray, Co – Founder, The Upside Space
  • Mr. Ravikant Agarwal, Web3 mobile strategy and ID, Polygon Labs  
  • Mr. Anshul Rustaggi, Founder, Totality Corp
04:00 PM to 4:15 PM – Tea Break
04:15 PM to 05:45 PM Panel Discussion: Block chain and its recent development Moderator: Mr. Varun Dube, Head of Blockchain at Lab45, Wipro
  • Mr. Sharat Chandra, Co-Founder, India Blockchain Forum  
  • Mr. Punit Agarwal, Founder, KoinX
  • Mr. Sudeep Saxena, Co – Founder, Coin Gabbar
Day 1 – 27th June 2023 (11:30 am to 04:00 pm)(IST)
11:30 AM to 01:00 PM Special Address:
Cross Border Collaborations to Access Global Market  
  • CA. Nihar Jambusaria, Past President, ICAI
  • Mr. Adolfo García Estrada, Consul at Ministry of Foreign Relations of Mexico
  • Mr. Seewraj Nundlall, Counsellor (Investment & Trade), Consulate of the Republic of Mauritius
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm - Lunch Break
02:30 PM to 04:00 PM Panel Discussion: Start – up towards Make in India Moderator: CA. Gautam Pai, CEO, Awfficacy Capital
  • Mr. Anil Mathew, President Policy Advocacy and Chief Risk Officer, Hindalco Industries Limited
  • Mr. Ajai Thandi, Co – Founder, Sleepy Owl Coffee
  • Mr. Ashish Fafadia, Partner, Blume Venture
Tea Break 04:00 PM to 04:15 PM
04:15 PM to 05:15 PM Panel Discussion: Role of Financial Content Creator in Supporting Growth Stories of Indian Start-up Moderator: Mr. Udayan Adhye, Founder & Creator, Udayan on Money
  • CA. Anant Ladha, Founder, Invest Aaj For Kal
  • Mr. Shavir Bansal, Founder, Kifaayat (bekifaayati)
  • Ms. Himani Chaudhary, Founder, Financial Vines
Day 2 – 28th June 2023 (10:00 am to 04:00 pm)(IST)
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Panel Discussion: Understanding regulatory policies & government support Moderator: em>CA. Amit D Kumar, Co –
Founder, Ah! Ventures Fund
  • CA. Ruchi Singhania, Manager, Corporate Affairs, Maharashtra State Innovation Society
  • Ms. Namrata Thakker, Founder, Entrepreneur Excel
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm - Lunch Break
02:30 PM to 04:00 PM Panel Discussion: Startup Era –Opportunities for CA’s Moderator: CA. Anil Goyal, Founder, CapSavvy
  • CA. Sunil Garg, Partner, Verma Garg & Associates
  • CA. Mukesh Mohan Gupta, President, Chamber of India MSME
  • CA. Deepak Dhanak, Co-Founder & CEO, DocuX.ai
  • CA. Sunil  Garg, Director, Corporate World Samadhaan P Ltd
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