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3rd STARTUP INDIA INVESTMENT SUMMIT – BEIJING 2019

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3rd STARTUP INDIA INVESTMENT SUMMIT – BEIJING 2019

The 3rd edition of the Startup India Investment Summit in Beijing was successfully hosted by Venture Gurukool on 1st Dec 2019 at The Hotel Nuo Beijing, in collaboration with The Embassy of India and Start-up India Association.

The event was well received and witnessed overwhelming participation from the investment community in China, whereby 300+ audience, mostly representing Chinese Venture Capital (VC) funds and angel investors participated in the day-long pitching session and seminar.

Venture Gurukool showcased its portfolio and network companies largely aiming towards transforming the everyday economy/ day to day transactions of an average Indian user through the mobile app ecosystem. Rising smartphone penetration in India has given the opportunity for these ventures to digitally transform traditional offline businesses.

The Indian start-ups which were showcased in Beijing were: Leadstart (Media), Toch (Media), Gizmobaba (Ecommerce), InstaSolv (Ed-tech),  Meddo (Healthtech), Onco (Healthtech), Wellthy Therapeutics, EpayLater (Fintech), Karbon (Fintech), Rentomojo (Shared Economy), Yumlane (Food), Stadhawk (Services), 9Stacks (Gaming), AdvantageClub (HR Tech/Saas).

The summit commenced with special remarks by remarks Mr. Acquino Vimal, Deputy Chief of Mission, Indian Embassy who made the case for India’s young demography, rapid economic growth & fast pace urbanization as the opportunity for growth of Indian ventures and startup ecosystem, as well as provide the opportunity for offering unique, innovative, and affordable solutions for the growing aspirational people.

Dr. Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog, inaugurated the event and presented a special address on India’s booming startup ecosystem emphasizing on the huge potential ahead for disruption amongst diverse fields. Promoting the involvement of Chinese investors in the development process of India growth story through investing in Indian start-ups.

Followed by, Mr. Johnson Wang, Managing Director, Xiaomi Fund presented the growth opportunity Xiaomi sees in India and further highlighted the Investment opportunity they foresee in Indian ventures which can be integrated into Xiaomi’s ecosystem in India. Along with, Mr. Warren Li from AWS Startup Ecosystem showcasing his presentation on Startup Viewpoint.

Mr. Hemant Sahai, Founding Partner, HSA enlightened the Chinese nationals with the regulatory framework in India for startups and shared insights about the vast opportunities available in India.

Furthermore, there was also a panel discussion on “Indian Startup Ecosystem: Sea of Opportunities” involving representatives of Chinese venture funds such as Mr. Duncan Kuo, Managing Director, Origin Capital Group, Mr. Andy Cheng, Investment Director, Fosun RZ Capital, Mr. Hanson Hu, Lead India Investment, Morningside Venture Capital, Mr. Fei Ruan, Sinnovation Ventures, Mr. Eric Zhang, Co-Founder & COO, INTO Global moderated by Mr. Mahendra Swarup, Founder, Venture Gurukool discuss ideas and share their experiences in China.

The Startup summit and investment roadshow were organized with a vision to develop an India-China hub that creates, encourages and promotes knowledge and innovation between founders and investors based in India and China. The platform is a great conduit for VG portfolio and network companies to interact, engage and take back learnings of scale from the ecosystem in China. This year the summit was held in Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen in collaboration with The Embassy and The Consulate in Shanghai and Guangzhou.

 

3rd STARTUP INDIA INVESTMENT SUMMIT – BEIJING 2019

The 3rd edition of the Startup India Investment Summit in Beijing was successfully hosted by Venture Gurukool on 1st Dec 2019 at The Hotel Nuo Beijing, in collaboration with The Embassy of India and Start-up India Association.

The event was well received and witnessed overwhelming participation from the investment community in China, whereby 300+ audience, mostly representing Chinese Venture Capital (VC) funds and angel investors participated in the day-long pitching session and seminar.

Venture Gurukool showcased its portfolio and network companies largely aiming towards transforming the everyday economy/ day to day transactions of an average Indian user through the mobile app ecosystem. Rising smartphone penetration in India has given the opportunity for these ventures to digitally transform traditional offline businesses.

The Indian start-ups which were showcased in Beijing were: Leadstart (Media), Toch (Media), Gizmobaba (Ecommerce), InstaSolv (Ed-tech),  Meddo (Healthtech), Onco (Healthtech), Wellthy Therapeutics, EpayLater (Fintech), Karbon (Fintech), Rentomojo (Shared Economy), Yumlane (Food), Stadhawk (Services), 9Stacks (Gaming), AdvantageClub (HR Tech/Saas).

The summit commenced with special remarks by remarks Mr. Acquino Vimal, Deputy Chief of Mission, Indian Embassy who made the case for India’s young demography, rapid economic growth & fast pace urbanization as the opportunity for growth of Indian ventures and startup ecosystem, as well as provide the opportunity for offering unique, innovative, and affordable solutions for the growing aspirational people.

Dr. Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog, inaugurated the event and presented a special address on India’s booming startup ecosystem emphasizing on the huge potential ahead for disruption amongst diverse fields. Promoting the involvement of Chinese investors in the development process of India growth story through investing in Indian start-ups.

Followed by, Mr. Johnson Wang, Managing Director, Xiaomi Fund presented the growth opportunity Xiaomi sees in India and further highlighted the Investment opportunity they foresee in Indian ventures which can be integrated into Xiaomi’s ecosystem in India. Along with, Mr. Warren Li from AWS Startup Ecosystem showcasing his presentation on Startup Viewpoint.

Mr. Hemant Sahai, Founding Partner, HSA enlightened the Chinese nationals with the regulatory framework in India for startups and shared insights about the vast opportunities available in India.

Furthermore, there was also a panel discussion on “Indian Startup Ecosystem: Sea of Opportunities” involving representatives of Chinese venture funds such as Mr. Duncan Kuo, Managing Director, Origin Capital Group, Mr. Andy Cheng, Investment Director, Fosun RZ Capital, Mr. Hanson Hu, Lead India Investment, Morningside Venture Capital, Mr. Fei Ruan, Sinnovation Ventures, Mr. Eric Zhang, Co-Founder & COO, INTO Global moderated by Mr. Mahendra Swarup, Founder, Venture Gurukool discuss ideas and share their experiences in China.

The Startup summit and investment roadshow were organized with a vision to develop an India-China hub that creates, encourages and promotes knowledge and innovation between founders and investors based in India and China. The platform is a great conduit for VG portfolio and network companies to interact, engage and take back learnings of scale from the ecosystem in China. This year the summit was held in Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen in collaboration with The Embassy and The Consulate in Shanghai and Guangzhou.

 

3rd STARTUP INDIA INVESTMENT SUMMIT- SHANGHAI 2019

After an exhilarating experience in Shenzhen, Phase II of the Startup India Investment Summit moved to Shanghai, the Financial Capital of China.

The Indian Consulate General, Shanghai hosted a gracious dinner for Indian Startup delegation along with an insightful session with Dr. Edward Tse, Chairman& CEO of Gao Feng Advisory on China’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

It was a great interaction for Indian entrepreneurs to learn in-depth about the growth of China’s technology industry and Internet Companies, resulting in a Q&A round for Indian entrepreneurs and networking sessions.

Subsequently, Venture Gurukool hosted the event on November 28, 2019, in collaboration with the Consulate General of India in Shanghai and the Startup India Association (SIA).

The second edition of the Summit started with welcome remarks by Ms. Ntasha, Co-founder, Venture Gurukool.

Indian Consul General, Mr. Anil Kumar Rai presented a special address on the growth opportunities in the Indian Startup ecosystem.

Mr. Mahendra Swarup, Chairman, Startup India Association and Founder, Venture Gurukool, introduced the participating Indian startups and members of the Indian VC delegation to over 130 attendants consisting mainly of Chinese investors and VC’s.

Representatives of the 14 Indian start-ups then took to the stage to present their innovative ideas and pitched to Chinese investors, demonstrating the progress, the rapidly rising Indian startup ecosystem has made over the years and the tremendous investment potential it offers to overseas investors.

The event concluded with a panel discussion on “Indian Startup Ecosystem: Sea of Opportunities” involving Mr. Manu Rikhye, Partner at GrowX Ventures, Mr. Ashish Wadhwani, Managing Partner at IvyCap Ventures, Mr. Amarjeet Singh, Partner, KPMG, Mr. Yong Zhao, Managing Partner, 01VC, Mr. Pan Song, Founder & Partner, QiGoal Capital and Mr. Oscar Ramos, Managing Director, Chinaccelerator. The discussion was moderated by Mr. Mahendra Swarup.

Post the event, an exclusive closed-door lunch was organized with Indian Consul General, Mr. Anil Rai, prominent Chinese Investors, and Indian startup entrepreneurs to further their engagements.

The summit altogether paved the way for startup enthusiasts and investors from India & China to come together to explore and gauge the opportunities present in India’s growing startup ecosystem.

3rd STARTUP INDIA INVESTMENT SUMMIT- SHENZHEN 2019

Venture Gurukool held its Annual Startup India Investment Summit in Shenzhen on 26th November 2019 at Kempinski Hotel hosted by the Consulate General of India, Guangzhou in collaboration with the Startup India Association (SIA). This was the first time Venture Gurukool held the summit in Shenzhen. Over 120+ audience representing Venture Capital funds based out of South East Asia as well as Family Offices participated in the day-long pitching sessions and seminar.

Venture Gurukool showcased startup ventures transforming the everyday economy and day to day transactions of an average Indian through the mobile internet ecosystem. Rising smartphone penetration in India has given the opportunity for these ventures to digitally transform traditional business.

Mr. Mahendra Swarup introduced the Indian start-ups which were showcased in Shenzhen : Leadstart (Media), Toch (Media), Gizmobaba (Ecommerce), InstaSolv (Ed-tech),  Meddo (Healthtech), Onco (Healthtech), Wellthy Therapeutics, EpayLater (Fintech), Karbon (Fintech), Rentomojo (Shared Economy), Yumlane (Food), Stadhawk (Services), 9Stacks (Gaming), AdvantageClub (HR Tech/Saas).

Delivering the inaugural remarks, Mr. Sujit Ghosh, Consul General of India made the case for India’s young demography, rapid economic growth, and internet penetration to highlight the tremendous opportunity for China to participate in the India growth story by investing in the high-quality Indian startups showcased at the event.

There was an investor panel discussion whereby existing Indian and Chinese investors involving Mr. Mahendra Swarup, Founder of Venture Gurukool, Manu Rikhye, Partner, GrowX Ventures and Lina Shen, Managing Partner, Synapse Partner had a highly engaging discussion about the Indian startup ecosystem and the unparalleled opportunities it offers to investors and innovators.

Several of Venture Gurukool’s portfolio and network companies had close discussions with strategic and financial investors in Shenzhen. Our start-up summits are great conduits for startups to interact, engage and take back learnings from the ecosystem in China. This year the summit was held in Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen in collaboration with the Indian Embassy and the Consulate General of India in Guangzhou (Shenzhen) and Shanghai.

VENTURE GURUKOOL’s SINGAPORE AFFILIATE VENTURE GUARDIAN INVESTS IN GLOBAL FINTECH PLATFORM, ASCENT TECHNOLOGY CONSULTING || VENTURE GURUKOOL在新加坡的子公司VENTURE GUARDIAN已投资了全球金融科技平台ASCENT TECHNOLOGY CONSULTING

Venture Gurukool’s Singapore affiliate Venture Guardian invested in the global fintech platform, Ascent Technology Consulting. A niche FinTech Software Product company offering financial control & resilience software with disruptive and innovative solutions.

Venture Gurukool在新加坡的子公司Venture Guardian已投资了全球金融科技平台Ascent Technology Consulting。这是一家利基金融软件产品公司,提供具有颠覆性和创新性解决方案的财务控制和弹性软件。

With a global presence in 4 regions and clients across 9 different regions. Ascent has a Holding Company in Singapore, a Corporate Office in Dubai and research and development centers in Hyderabad & Mumbai (India).

它在全球4个区域设有机构,客户来自9个不同的区域。Ascent在新加坡设有控股公司,在迪拜设有办事处,在印度海得拉巴和孟买设有研发中心。

The platform offers 3 different product offerings such as Ascent’s proprietary AutoRecon Software that helps large Banks & Financial Institutions in automating transaction processing and handling reconciliation related challenges.

该平台提供3种不同的产品,例如Ascent专有的AutoRecon软件,可帮助大型银行和金融机构实现交易处理自动化以及处理与和解相关的挑战。

Second being, AutoBCM offering Business Continuity Management activities that are multilingual and also helps organizations in a performance-based resilience strategy. Lastly, Ascent Escrow ProMart which is a comprehensive web-based software that automates the manual processes of Trust Account Creation and maintenance along with direct and flexible reporting to keep a strong check and balance in the Industry.

其次,AutoBCM提供多语言业务连续性管理活动,帮助组织实施基于绩效的弹性策略。最后,Ascent Escrow ProMart是一款基于Web的综合软件,可自动执行“信托账户创建”和维护的手动流程,并提供直接而灵活的报告,从而在行业中保持强大的审查和平衡能力。

“The DNA of the platform lies in building operational efficient solutions with a primary focus on Financial Institutions and various other mission-critical Industries, said Kundan Shekhawat, Founder & CEO, Ascent Consulting. With Venture Gurukool’s union, we aim to enhance developments on the platform and focus on growth opportunities.”

Ascent Consulting创始人兼首席执行官Kundan Shekhawat表示:“该平台的DNA在于构建运营高效的解决方案,主要关注金融机构和其他多个关键任务型行业。”与Venture Gurukool的联盟,我们的目标是加强平台的发展,以及关注于增加机会。”

The company is focussed on addressing the operational challenges & regulatory requirements in the world of Financial Control & Resilience and has on-boarded key institutions as clients such as ICICI Bank, Yes Bank, HCL, Doha Bank, Dubai Islamic Bank as well as the Crown Prince Court and the UAE Prime Minister Office.

该公司致力于解决“金融控制和回弹”领域的运营挑战和监管要求,并与ICICI Bank、Yes Bank、HCL、Doha Bank、Dubai Islamic Bank以及Crown Prince Court和UAE Prime Minister Office建立了合作关系。

“Ascent Technology Consulting is certainly a top-notch software solution & service company currently in the market. The team has successfully translated their deep understanding of global financial processes into a cutting-edge FinTech solution, leveraging AI & machine learning, allowing users to achieve operational excellence in a cost-efficient manner” said Mr. Mahendra Swarup, Founder, Venture Gurukool.

Ascent Technology Consulting无疑是目前市场上一流的软件解决方案和服务公司。Venture Gurukool创始人Mahendra Swarup先生表示,该团队成功将其对全球金融流程的深刻理解转化为尖端的金融科技解决方案,利用人工智能和机器学习,让用户以经济高效的方式实现卓越运营。

The platform aggressively focuses on delivering world-class applications by identifying key challenges faced by clients in their business continuity models. The existing industry-leading products are based on Proprietary Software which has been designed and developed by Industry professionals with over 200 years’ cumulative Technology and Banking experience and strong proven expertise in Product Development.

通过识别客户在其业务连续性模型中面临的主要挑战,该平台积极致力于提供世界一流的应用程序。现有的行业领先产品基于专有软件,由业内专业人士设计和开发,拥有超过200年累积的技术和银行经验,以及在产品开发方面的成熟专业知识。

With an advanced platform and technology way ahead of its time, Ascent’s technology solutions are built to encounter any challenge most effectively.

凭借先进的平台和技术方式,Ascent的技术解决方案可以高效地应对任何挑战。