SMC Central

February 02, 2019

SMC Central

IIT Kanpur

Startup Master Class Central
By Alumni Association IIT Kanpur and Fundtonic
2nd February 2019

EVENT SCHEDULE (Tentative)

Main Hall

8.00 am to 8.55 am

Registration, Checkin, Tea & Networking

9.00 am to 9.15 am

Introduction from Organisers / Co-Organisers

9.15 am to 9.30 am

Inauguration

9.30 am to 10.00 am

Address by chief guest/ keynote speaker

10.00 am to 10.35 am

Keynote Speaker

10.35 am to 11.00 am

Keynote speaker

11.00 am to 11.45 am

To Be Decided

11.45 am to 12.20 pm

Sponsors Presentation

12.20 pm to 1.00 pm

Product Showcase

1.00 pm to 2.30 pm

Networking Lunch

Main Hall 2&3 (500)

2.30 pm to 3.30 pm

Dark side of Being and Entrepreneur
A panel of entrepreneurs from varied backgrounds will share the invisible side of entrepreneurship. The session would focus on the less known facets of entrepreneurship ranging from ethical to practical challenges.

3.30 pm to 4.30 pm

Cross Border Collaboration to create truly global ventures
Our panel of speakers from different countries and with their expertise with entrepreneurial culture will share how entrepreneurship has flourished in their countries and how India could leverage their culture and characteristics to foster its own entrepreneurial culture.

4.30 pm to 5.30 pm

Key Ingredients of becoming a successful entrepreneur
What does it take to become a successful entrepreneur? Is it right team? right funding? right market? right time? Or is it all? Hear our experienced panelists answer these questions in this session.

5.30 pm to 6.15 pm

Tea Break

6.15 pm to 7:00 pm

Closing Ceremony

2.30pm to 7.30 pm

Main Hall 1 (200) On-on-One/Mentoring

Small Room 1 (60) Investor Pitching

Small Room 2 (40) To Be Decided

Small Room 3 (30) To Be Decided

Classic Rock Coffee Company

7.30 pm onwards

Networking Evening

ABOUT SMC

Startup Master Class (SMC) is a 4 year old initiative of Alumni Association IIT Kanpur and has now become a Pan-IIT event. To achieve its mandate of fostering and nurturing budding entrepreneurs, it brings together startups, mentors and investors to build interactions and strengthen the network within the entrepreneurial community.

SMC has created an ecosystem for startups to leverage the power of the Alumni - the expertise, mentoring, funding, government and corporate connects - to support their journey.