Here’s an event that will lead you to the biggest entrepreneurial celebration in Asia!
TES SmashUp is what we prefer to name the event. It is especially for those who may be in the nascent stage of their entrepreneurship and for those who’d like a meatier and a significant build up. This event will cover subjects from the validation of ideas to the on-the-go market strategies to funding and incubation!


Intro: Comprehensive full day workshop targeting idea-stage and early-stage startups which are working on business models and go-to-market strategies. The workshop will comprise of presentations by experts, panel discussions, hands-on sessions, case-studies and interaction with leaders/mentors representing successful startups, mentor groups, incubators, accelerators, VC and angel firms.

Time Session Session Chair / Coordinator Focus Areas Speakers
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM Welcome Jaya Bharadwaj, JotArthur Audience Poll
9:50 AM - 10:30 AM
Gyaan I
Panel Discussion
Vivek Anand, Inc Labs
Idea Validation
GTM Strategy
Revenue Models & Channels
Vivek Bhargava, Communicate 2
Harveen Chugh, UKTI
Surya Rao, BITS Incubator
Miten Mehta, FT Group
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Gyaan II Jaya Bharadwaj, JotArthur Business Model Canvas
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Networking Break Harish Kotra,
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Hands-On I Vivek Anand, Inc Labs Group Activity around BMC
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Gyaan I
Panel Discussion
Sanjoy Sanyal, New Ventures
Funding: why? when? how?
Angel & VC Funding
How to build a fundable startup?
Dayakar , Naya Ventures
Manish Kumar, IncuCapital
Rajesh Raju, Kalaari Capital
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Gyaan IV
Speed sessions (5 mins)
Team Building & HR Strategy
Sales & Client Management 
Product Management 
Financial Control and Accounting  
Marketing & Branding
Sonica Aron, HR Strategy Consultant
Vargab Bakshi, Singtel Business Consultant
Amit Prasad, SatNav Technologies
Sridhar Garimella, Finance Consultant
Srinivas Kollipara, IIIT Foundation
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Gyaan V
Panel Discussion
Anu Acharya, Mapmygenome Organization Building for Start-Ups
Manish Grover, WiseStep
Srinivas Kollipara, IIIT Foundation
Donald Armstrong, MVSC
Karim Fahsis, Meteopole
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM Lunch Break Harish Kotra,
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM Hand-On II Sanjoy Sanyal, New Ventures Boardroom Simulation (Based on Gyan III, IV, V)
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM Gyan VI Jaya Bharadwaj, JotArthur eCommerce Trends Vargab Bakshi, Singtel Business Consultant