Chair: Safir Adeni
Business Acceleration & Executive Leadership Workshops

December 18-19, 2013 | HICC, Hyderabad

This Executive Leadership Workshop program for growing businesses has been designed for seasoned entrepreneurs operating start-ups for more than 5 years or senior executives with at least fifteen years of management / entrepreneurial experience, who are in positions of decision-making and strategic responsibility. At, or close to, the top of their organisations, the likely job titles will be: Founder, CEO, CFO, COO, CIO, President, MD, Vice-President, Regional Director, Country Manager or General Manager.

The Workshops typically comprise of lecture, case studies, delegate 'Live Cases' and Group consultation as well as interactions with actual practitioners / successful entrepreneurs / venture capitalists / PE firms.

Capital Raising

December 19, 2013 - 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Workshop Lead & Faculty

Mahad Narayanamoni, Partner, Grant Thornton

Key topics include:
  • The need for timely capital raise, to enable growth
  • The various trade-offs to be made while raising capital
  • The key success factors for raising capital
  • Prepare entrepreneurs to face the practical side of raising capital

Faculty Panel:
  • Grant Thornton
  • Two leading VC funds, Matrix Partners, Sequoia Capital
  • Two entrepreneurs who have raised capital and grown business(es) in the past

Workshop Format:
  • Introduction
  • Simulation of a practical capital raising situation through a case study
  • Preparation in groups - 60 minutes
  • One-on-one discussions with the Panel - 30 minutes per team (Parallel)
    Panel will be split in 3 groups for 3 teams)
  • Feedback from the Panel - 30 minutes
  • Conclusions
  • Q&A - 30 minutes

Other growth related workshops you might be interested in:
  • Customer Leadership
  • Business Models
  • Going Global

Delegates should send their bio and workshop name to or register online at

* All Delegates are expected to have pre-registered for the TES Conference

TES 2013 Sponsors