Unconvention Bengaluru 2016
Nov 17, 2016 - Nov 23, 2016
10:30 AM - 05:30 PM (America/New_York)
Multiple Venues

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Villgro presents Unconvention Bengaluruan annual social enterprise event where you get to hear the inspiring stories of fellow social entrepreneurs and understand their journey, learn from experts on various topics that will help build your business, and connect with a network of opportunities, resources and people.

For entrepreneurs building a business with social impact, this is a unique platform that gives you access to experienced leaders and ideas in the sector, as well as access to Villgro’s pioneering incubation programme, which has successfully worked since 2001 with early-stage innovators and businesses.

Event Agenda:

DAY1 - 17th Nov, 2016

BHive Workspace, L-148, 5th Main Rd, Sector 6, HSR Layout, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560102

TimeSession TitleSpeakers
10.30 AMRegistration
11.00 AMWelcome addressUllas Marar
11.10 AMHow I built my medtech enterpriseDhananjaya Dendukuri, CEO and Co-Founder, Achira Labs
11.40 AMPanel: Building medical devices for low-income communities
Paul Belknap, Health Incubation, Villgro Innovations Foundation
K Chandrasekhar, Founder and CEO, Forus Health Pvt Ltd
Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi, Director, Clinical Innovations and Partnerships, Inaccel
12.20 PMLunch
1.20 PMWelcome addressUllas Marar
1.30 pmHow I built my education enterpriseC P Vishwanath, Co-Founder and CEO, Karadi Path
2.00 PMPanel: Selling to affordable private schools
Maya Chandrasekar, Practice Head, Villgro
Sowmya Velayudham, COO, Gray Matters India
Aditya Kumar, Co-Founder, Xamcheck
Sunitha Viswanathan, Senior Associate, Unitus Seed Fund
2.45 PMBreak
3.00 PMHow I built my agri enterprise Devi Murthy, Founder, Kamal Kisan
3.30 PMPanel: Innovating for small farmers
Chakravarthy AB, Incubation Practice Lead - Villgro
Krishna Kumar, Founder, Cropin
Rushil Gambhir, Investment Associate, Aspada Investment Advisors
Lokesh Makam, MD and CEO, Barrix Agro Sciences
4.10 PMNetworking

EVENT AGENDA: DAY2 - 18th Nov, 2016

91Springboard - 3rd Floor, Padmavati Complex, #2, 80 Feet Road, Koramangala

TimeSession TitleSpeakers
1.30 PM Registration
2.00 PMWelcome addressUllas Marar
2.10 PMMy journey as a social entrepreneurJatin Singh, Founder, Skymet
2.40 PMFireside chat: Immersion: The first step to buildng a social enterprise
Ananth Aravamudan, Senior Advisor, Villgro

Rahul Alex Panicker, President and Co-Founder, Embrace Innovations
3.10 PMIntroduction to Karnataka Startup Policy Karnataka Startup Cell
3.20 PMBreak
3.30 PMThings I wish I knew about investors when I was a social entrepreneurSreejith NN, Director - Business Development, Upaya Social Ventures
4.00 PMSpecial Panel by Ashoka: Challenging Myths of the Social Enterprise Sector
Moderator: Olina Banerji, Ashoka

Kuldeep Dantewadia, founder, Reap Benefit

Mathew Jose, Founder, Paperman

4.30 PM

How to get started as a social entrepreneur

Paul Belknap, Investment Lead, Villgro Innovations Foundation
4.40 PMUnconvention Elevator Pitches
5.00 PMAward Ceremony and Conclusion

  1. ​BHIVE Workspace - Day 1 (Nov 17th),
    L-148,5th Main Road,
    Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

  2. ​91springboard - Day 2 (Nov 18th),
    3rd Floor, Padmavati Complex, #2, 80 Feet Road,Opp NGV Indoor Stadium, Koramangala, 8th Block,
    Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Organiser : Villgro Innovations Foundation

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