As a celebration of International Women’s Day, Startup India conducted an event at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, with a series of interesting sessions:
|S.No||Session Name||Speaker Name and Designation|
|1||Navigating Challenges: Masterclass on Negotiation and Fundraising||Ms Padmaja Ruparel (Founding partner, Indian Angel Network)|
|2||Leveraging Opportunities: Government Support to Women Entrepreneurs||Startup India Team|
Building Blocks with Incubators: Interactive Session with FITT, IIT Delhi
|Mr Ashutosh Pastor (Manager, Startup Incubation FITT at IIT, Delhi)|
|4||Corporates Enabling Startups: Interactive Session with Qualcomm||Mr. Hemang Shah (India Engineering Lead, Qualcomm)|
|5||Scaling your Venture with Accelerators:
Interactive Session with India Accelerator
|Ms. Neeti Malhotra (Investor Relations Lead, India Accelerator)|
|6||The Art of Pitching: Shaping your Startup Story||Mr. Arpit Agarwal (Director, Blume Ventures)|
|7||Spotlight on Young Innovators:Innovation and its Impact on the Grassroots||Ms. Seher Taneja (Founder, SWAR)
|8||Closing Remarks||Mr Sachin Dhania (Deputy Secretary, DPIIT)|
The event was attended by 60+ participants, of which 76 per cent were entrepreneurs
As a build-up to the main event, four pre-event webinars were also organised with Dr. Abha Rishi, CEO, Atal Incubation Centre, Birla Institute of Management Technology (AIC – BIMTECH), Swapna Gupta, Director, Qualcomm Ventures), Kuppulakshmi Krishnamoorthy, Global Head, Zoho for Startups at Zoho and Naiyya Saggi, Founder, Baby Chakra and co-founder, The Good Glamm Group. The webinars had 10,000+ views.
LeadHERS 2022 paved the way for facilitating many fruitful engagements highlighting the importance of celebrating women every day. Basis the learnings gained, Startup India envisions helping womenpreneurs with networking, knowledge and mentorship.