Catalysing a Self Reliant India
"Catalysing a Self Reliant India" is the theme of this year's EAD-LSM to ignite the innovative spirit of New India by focusing on strengthening the pillar of Entrepreneurship , which will ensure an unpredicted wave of long-deserved growth , prosperity and well-being that will turn the ongoing crisis into an opportunity.
5 Nov - 8 Nov
16 Nov-20 Nov
Panel Discussion Weekend
25 Nov-29 Nov
1 Dec Onwards
- Panel Discussion
Norwegian serial startup entrepreneur
Managing Director and CEO - INVEST INDIA
Early Stage VC | Blume Ventures
Head Growth Oyo International
Founder and CEO of Acquist
Director Of Analytics at PhonePe
Bhargav Sri Prakash
Founder and CEO - Quick Heal
Mahavir Pratap Sharma
Chairman | TIE Global
Co-Founder,CEO | Schbang
Venture Capitalis | Partner at Sixth Sense Ventures
Senior Investment Professional | Indian Angel Network
Founder & CEO | Dare2Compete
CMO | Myntra
Co-Founder | Zuan Design Labs
Sameer Brij Verma
Nexus Venture Partners
Vice President | Info Edge Ventures
Co-Founder | SciTal
General Partner | Forum Synergies (India) PE Fund Managers P Ltd
Managing Director | Medicom Healthcare
Director India | HEALTH VENTURE CAPITA
Investment Banker | Unitus Capital
CEO | Rapidera Technologies
General Partner | Speciale Invest
Senior Investment Professional | Indian Angel Network
Investment Director | CVC Capital Partners
Partner at Omnivore
Venture Capital | Ankur Capital
Managing Partner | Fresco Global
Founder and Managing Partner | Leo Capital
Vice President | Nexus Venture Partners
Founder & CEO | Chatur Ideas
Managing Partner | Unicorn India Ventures
Director | Omidyar Network India
CEO | Startup Buddy
Venture Capital | Ankur Capital
Senior Investment Associate | Vertex Ventures
General Partner | IndiaQuotient,Venture Capital
Partner | JSW Ventures
Partner | Kaizenvest
Principal | Renovus Capital Partners
Early Stage Investor | BEENEXT PTE. LTD
Product/Market Fit is a common concept in the startup world. While widely applied in conversations around new high-growth companies, it doesn’t seem to have caught on in the rest of the business world yet. Get to know things, you should take care of while looking for a product/market fit through this insightful workshop.
Going Lean is the new normal.
Lean startup is an approach to building new businesses based on the belief that entrepreneurs must investigate, experiment, test and iterate as they develop products.The concept of lean startup originated in the early 2000s and evolved into a methodology around 2010.
Attend this workshop to know what it takes to go lean.
Growth hacking is an umbrella term for strategies focused solely on growth. The goal of growth hacking strategies is generally to acquire as many users as possible while spending as little as possible. Get a hack of the growth hacking techniques through this workshop.
Digital marketing is a must have for all the startups. It has become a necessity during the current times as everythings is online! Get to learn the tips and tricks that you can simply use to leverage search engines,social media, etc. and stay ahead of competition.
User research focuses on understanding user behaviours, needs and motivations through observation techniques, task analysis, and other feedback methodologies.
This workshop will answer, What User Research Is, Why You Should Do It and Ways to achieve the same.
Business data analysis includes the activities to help managers make strategic decisions, achieve major goals and solve complex problems, by collecting, analyzing and reporting the most useful information relevant to managers' needs.
What Makes An Entrepreneur Successful Beyond a Great Business Idea
Owning a business is very appealing to people for many reasons -- you get to be your own boss, work with amazing people, create your own schedule and turn a passion into a career. There is nothing easy about it, though.
Often, first-time entrepreneurs jump in head-first and become blindsided by the reality of running a business. So, what does it take to launch a successful business?
Attend this panel discussion to know the secret behind this.
Winning the Indian Market
India is a very broad and diverse market. Different strategies are needed to succeed for different businesses. The diversity in language, demography, geography and a large portion of youth is what makes India a unique place. Learn about the challenges and opportunities that the indian market offers for startups in the panel discussion.
The Art & Science of Pitching to Seed Investors
Pitching is a technique that requires certain tools in hand. If you have them ready, you will sail through. Even if you have targeted the right market and scaling up their sales exponentially, knowing about all the aspects of pitching is something that many founders, co-founders of early stage startups desire for.
Attend this exciting panel discussion, to know more!
5G, Content creation, Government Initiatives
Gear up for this exciting panel discussion on 5G, Content Creation and Government Initiatives to get a perspective and future into these domains.
- Agri Tech, Clean Tech, Bio Tech
- Commerce and Retail
- Deep Tech, Software/SaaS
- Edu Tech
- Gaming, Media and Social
- Health Tech
Agri Tech, Clean Tech, Bio Tech
India is one of the largest agro-based nations in the world, with a major chunk of the country’s GDP being dependent on agriculture. Hence, it is no wonder that the agricultural industry proves to be of great interest to not only governmental organisations but also for up-and-coming startups and investors alike.
Like every other sector, the technological revolution has enabled the evolution of the biotech industry. In the last ten years, multiple medical companies and startups have emerged, providing medical professionals the world over with highly-efficient, advanced-tech-enabled tools and resources to lend an edge to their operations.
Taking a note of the detrimental consequences of global warming and rapid fossil fuel combustion, as various countries around the world start declaring climate emergencies and take strides towards sustainable choices for protecting the environment and biodiversity, clean (and green) technologies have come to the forefront of collective societal action. Known popularly as clean tech, this sector at large is at the moment generating a lot of interest from scientists, academicians, technologists, industry experts, and other stakeholders alike in our country as well.
Commerce and Retail
E-commerce is the act of buying and selling goods and online services electronically over the internet and is an indispensable service especially in today's world.With delivery now being such a vital part of the eCommerce business model and differentiator, it too like eCommerce is seeing rapid developments both in services offered and the technology that makes it tick.
Deep Tech, Software/SaaS
Software as a service (or SaaS) is a way of delivering applications over the Internet—as a service. SaaS applications run on a SaaS provider's servers. The provider manages access to the application, including security, availability, and performance.
The use of technology in the education sector has increased by more than 3x in the past decade. Knowing this, it is understandable that taking a deep dive into the educational industry to get familiar with it’s symbiotic relationship with technology is paramount for the development of this sector.
Financial technology (popularly known as FinTech) is the technology and innovation that aims to compete with traditional financial methods in the delivery of financial services. The term is a broad and rapidly growing industry serving both consumers and businesses. From mobile banking and insurance to cryptocurrency and investment apps, fintech has broad applications.
Gaming, Media and Social
Media startups ensure that the audience gets accurate and precise information, especially growing its importance in today’s world. Social startups develop an approach to deal with the current social and cultural challenges faced by the public. In a mix of technology and creative media, gaming startups constitute a very unique and interesting industry. These companies have captured our attention and given rise to a community of gamers building and sharing things people enjoy.
In today's uncertain world it is imperative to understand the importance of health and wellness in their own life. It is important that everyone is equipped with the tools needed to begin a personal journey of wellness and to continue on exploring their health contributing to a positive mental and physical health.
HR Tech, Mobility, Real Estate, Remote Working Tools, B2B, Delivery Based Services, Analytics, Space Tech, Electric Vehicle, Travel.
Co-founder, BlueBanyan Technologies
Everything was great ! Thanks so much , it was amazing event and all your hard work makes everything look smooth and easy , and I appreciate all that you did to make it so. Best wishes for future events by e-cell IIT KGP .
Business Head - JioTV
It was a memorable experience. The entrepreneurship community is very united in Kolkata and these events will play a huge role in fostering entrepreneurship in the city. Best of Luck.
Director,50k Network Raipur
The event has been a great plethora of interactions with seasoned and budding entrepreneurs of the country. Looking forward to keeping associated with your forum and events
Is EAD-LSM a paid event?
No, it is not chargeable. However you have to register to be a part of the event.
Are workshops and panel discussions chargeable?
No, they are not chargeable.
Can all the startups pitch at the pitching session?
No, only top 5 selected startups from a particular sector will be selected for the session.
Is pre-mentoring available for all the startups?
No, it is available only for selected startups; 5 per sector.
Can I attend the pitching session, I am not selected?
No, pitching session is an invite only event.