December 18, 2013 - 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Ramesh Loganathan, VP & Center Head, Progress Software
Faculty Team: Ramesh Loganathan, Raghu Batina, Vivek Anand and Vishnu Murty
Key topics include:
- Going Global Success speak
- Preparing for the global markets- Product and Market strategy
- Setting up global sales offices and business operations
- Financial structuring and planning for global markets / funds
- Global Money from global VCs and PE
- Help with GTM globally and target market connections
Enable mid-stage (post angel / series A) start-ups connect with the global ecosystem. Help with raising funds from global VCs, evolve and reach global markets, and / or connect to I-Banks and M & A channels. An opportunity to interact with VCs, mentors, and investment advisors from Bay Area and other global start-up clusters.
Mid stage start-ups that have reasonable market traction in India, in a space that has global opportunity, holding clear differentiators and value proposition and looking at going beyond India. Either looking to access global markets: raise global money or look for cross border M & A exits.
Workshop on mechanics of going global. Challenges reaching to global markets. Preparing for the markets: product strategy, market opportunities, GTM, sales strategy and more. How to appeal and interest global VCs. Structured networking event with VCs, mentors, investors, I banks, GTM mentors and others from Bay Area++. And 1:1 mentoring sessions with two from above.
Extended small-group and 1:1 interactions with global accelerators,mentors and investors that help mid-stage go to global markets and raise money from global VCs.