Startup Ka Mahakumbh'24
IndiaFirst Startup Expo & Conclave 4.0

STARTUP KA MAHAKUMBH
Connect, Collaborate, Conquer
Where Startups Launch the Next Billion

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"IndiaFirst Startup Expo & Conclave - Startup Ka Mahakumbh 4.0" is the ultimate gathering for entrepreneurs, investors, and innovators. This dynamic event catalyzes collaboration, fosters innovation, and accelerates growth in the startup ecosystem. With insightful panels, workshops, and networking opportunities, it's where groundbreaking ideas meet transformative opportunities, shaping the future of entrepreneurship in India.

Industry Pavilions

Unite with Industry Game changers at IndiaFirst Startup Expo!

Discover groundbreaking trends & innovations across diverse sectors. Dedicated pavilions connect you with industry-specific startups, investors, and experts. Showcase your solutions & forge powerful partnerships.

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IndiaFirst Startup Expo 2024

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    Gain international exposure and establish your brand.

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    Connect buyers and get instant business.

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    Leverage large crowed to launch your porduct.

  • Funding Potential

    Raise capital to take your startup to the next level.

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Conference Schedule

Below you'll find the schedule for IFSEC 2024. We'll keep this page regularly updated with all
new speakers and sessions, so be sure to keep checkingin!


09:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Registration and Business Networking with morning tea


10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Inauguration of IndiaFirst Startup Expo


10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
INAUGURATION AND
KICK OFF
Startup Ka Mahakumbh
  • Welcome Address
    Shri Rajkumar Sharma
    President, All India Council for Robotics & Automation
  • Guest of Honour Address
    Shri S. Krishnan
    Secretary, Ministry of Electronics & IT, Govt. of India
  • Guest of Honour Address
    Shri Sunil Barthwal
    Secretary, Ministry of MSME, Government of India
  • Chief Guest Address
    Prime Minister of India (TBC)*
  • Vote of Thanks
    Dr. Indrajit Bhattacharya
    Director General - NIRA

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Hall B1

KEYNOTE 1:

Innovation and Disruption: The Role of Startups in Shaping the Future
Platinum Partner


12:15 PM - 01:00 PM

Hall B1

SESSION 1:

FOSTERING THE INDIAN STARTUP ECOSYSTEM AND GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE

  • Govt. Initiative, Policy and Regulatory Frameworks
  • Building a Supportive Infrastructure
  • Impact of Global Events and Trends
  • Empowering Startups in Tier 2 and 3 Cities


01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Hall B3

VENTURE VAULT:

Startups to Present Their Business Concept/Services to Investors’ Panel and Get Instant Fund

01:30 AM - 02:00 PM

Hall B1

KEYNOTE 2:

Uttar Pradesh State Representation by IT/Commerce Minister


02:00 PM - 02:45 PM

Hall B1

SESSION 2:

CHAMPIONING WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP

  • Barriers and Challenges; Diversity and Inclusion
  • Capacity Building, Skill Development, Support Network
  • Role Models and Inspiration


02:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Hall B4

GOVT – STARTUPS ROUNDTABLE:

  • Défense
  • Agriculture


03:15 PM - 03:45 PM

Hall B1

KEYNOTE 3:

Tamilnadu State Representation by IT/Commerce Minister


03:45 PM - 04:30 PM

Hall B1

SESSION 3:

SCALING AND GLOBALIZATION

  • Scaling Strategies, Market Entry and Expansion
  • Globalization Trends, Competitiveness, Collaborations
  • Building a Global Brand: Strategies for Indian Startups to Scale Internationally
  • Risk Management and Compliances


05:00 PM - 05:30 PM

Hall B1

KEYNOTE 4:

Goa State Representation by IT/Commerce Minister


10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Hall B1

KEYNOTE 5:

Strategies for Growth in a Evolving Landscape
Gold Partner


11:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Hall B3

VENTURE VAULT:

Startups to Present Their Business Concept/Services to Investors’ Panel and Get Instant Fund

11:30 AM - 01:30 PM

Hall B4

GOVT – STARTUPS ROUNDTABLE:

    11:30 AM - 01:30 PM
  • Cyber Security
  • 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
  • Clean Technology


11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Hall B1

SESSION 4:

WHY STARTUP FAILS?

  • Business Model, Market Acceptance, Team Dynamics
  • Customer Feedback, Underestimating Competitions
  • Fund – Mismanagement
  • Socio – Economic Factors


12:30 PM - 01:00 PM

Hall B1

KEYNOTE 6:

Bihar State Representation by IT/Commerce Minister


01:30 PM - 02:15 PM

Hall B1

SESSION 5:

STARTUP MARKETPLACE TO GROW FAST

  • How Corporate and Startups can Work Together for Mutual Benefit
  • B2B and B2C Landscape, Sector Specific Consideration.
  • IP Protection and Ensuring Fair Competition
  • Role and Support of Govt and Industry Associations


02:15 PM - 02:45 PM

Hall B1

KEYNOTE 7:

Assam State Representation by IT/Commerce Minister


03:15 PM - 04:00 PM

Hall B1

SESSION 6:

NAVIGATING THE FUNDING LANDSCAPE

  • Creative Solutions for Early-Stage Startups
  • Stage-Specific Strategies (Seed, Series A, Series B etc)
  • Emerging Trends in Funding (Angel, Incubator, VC and Alternative Funding Platforms)


04:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Hall B1

KEYNOTE 8:

Madhya Pradesh State Representation by IT/Commerce Minister


05:00 PM - 05:15 PM

Hall B1

KEYNOTE 9:

Chhattisgarh State Representation by IT/Commerce Minister


10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Hall B2

STARTUP WORKSHOPS

WORKSHOP 1:

FROM CONCEPT TO LAUNCH

  • Building a Winning Startup Idea,
  • Product Development Strategies
  • Lean Startup Methodology: Building MVPs and Iterating for Success
  • Building a Strong Founding Team


12:30 PM - 02:30 PM

Hall B2

WORKSHOP 2:

LEGAL ESSENTIALS FOR ENTREPRENEURS

  • Legal Structure and Statutory Compliances
  • Navigating Contracts and Compliances
  • IP Protection


03:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Hall B2

WORKSHOP 3:

THE ART OF PITCH

  • Financial Projection and Budgeting for Startups
  • Preparing Pitch Deck
  • Negotiating Term Sheet
  • Funding Options: Angel Investment to Crowdfund


05:00 PM - 07:30 PM

Hall B1

IndiaFirst STARTUP AWARDS 2024


10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Hall B1

KEYNOTE 10:

Innovation and Disruption: The Role of Startups in Shaping the Future
Gold Sponsor


11:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Hall B3

VENTURE VAULT:

Startups to Present Their Business Concept/Services to Investors’ Panel and Get Instant Fund


11:30 AM - 01:30 PM

Hall B4

GOVT – STARTUPS ROUNDTABLE:

    11:30 AM - 01:30 PM
  • Healthcare
  • 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
  • Education


11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Hall B1

SESSION 7:

EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

  • The Rise of DeepTech: How Can India Become a Leader in Cutting-Edge Technologies
  • Convergence and Synergies
  • Fostering a Culture of Innovation


12:30 PM - 01:00 PM

Hall B1

KEYNOTE 11:

Gujarat State Representation by IT/Commerce Minister


01:30 PM - 02:15 PM

Hall B1

SESSION 8:

POLICY AND REGULATORY FRAMEWORKS

  • Regulatory Burden vs. Investor Confidence
  • Data Privacy and Security
  • Collaboration Between Stakeholders
  • Advocacy and Representation


02:15 PM - 02:45 PM

Hall B1

KEYNOTE 12:

Maharashtra State Representation by IT/Commerce Minister


03:15 PM - 04:00 PM

Hall B1

SESSION 9:

SKILLING THE FUTURE WORKFORCE

  • Building a Talent Pipeline for the Startup Ecosystem
  • Future of Work and Gig Economy
  • Impact of Automation and Technology
  • Identifying In-Demand Skills and Developing EDP


04:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Hall B1

KEYNOTE 13:

Rajasthan State Representation by IT/Commerce Minister


05:00 PM - 05:45 PM

Hall B1

SESSION 10:

INSPIRATION AND FUTURE TRENDS

  • Developing a Growth Mindset and Importance of Continuous Learning
  • How Can Startups Drive Environmental and Social Impact
  • Inspiring Success Stories: Prominent Indian Entrepreneurs


05:45 PM - 06:00 PM

VALIDICTORY SESSION:


10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Hall B2

STARTUP WORKSHOPS

WORKSHOPS 4:

GROWTH HACKING FOR STARTUP

  • Creative Strategies for Client Acquisition
  • Leveraging Platforms for Brand Awareness
  • Client Experience: Win Your Customer


12:30 PM - 02:30 PM

Hall B2

WORKSHOP 5:

TECH TRENDS FOR STARTUPS

  • Harnessing Emerging Technologies
  • New Useful Applications and Solutions
  • How Technology can Help for Developing Innovative Products and Services


03:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Hall B2

WORKSHOP 6:

CREATE GLOBAL BRAND

  • Access to Global Resource. Easy Entry Markets
  • Building Strategic Partnership
  • Agility and Adaptability


India First Conference Startup

From Vision to Venture
Empowering Entrepreneurial Spirit

Join us at the IndiaFirst Startup Conference, where innovation meets opportunity. Discover groundbreaking ideas, connect with industry leaders, and accelerate your startup journey.

Dr.Kamakoti

IIT Madras Director

Leslie D'Monte

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Prof. Ajay Kumar Sood

Principal Scientific Adviser
to the Government of India

Dr. Jitendra Singh

Hon’ble Minister of State (i/c), Minister of S&T & es, govt. of India

Venture Vault

Instent Funding Show

Budding entrepreneurs pitch ideas to ruthless investors ("Angles") seeking cash and guidance. The Angles can invest or reject, sparking fierce bidding wars and high-pressure negotiations at IndiaFirst Venture Vault.

Product/Services Launch

New Innovative Solutions

Unveiling the Future! Launch your groundbreaking product at IndiaFirst 2024. Gain instant exposure, connect with media & investors, and propel your innovation to market dominance.

Startup Workshops

10 Hot Topics to Learn from Experts

Sharpen your startup skills at IndiaFirst's Workshops! Learn from industry experts, master essential skills, and gain actionable insights to propel your venture from aspiring to inspiring.

Technology Experience Zone

Demonstration of Latest Technologies

Immerse yourself in the future! Explore the IndiaFirst Tech Zone. Witness cutting-edge innovations, experience groundbreaking demos, and network with tech pioneers shaping tomorrow.

About Award

Startup Award

The Award recognizes the professional contributions and academic achievement of an individual/organization in the area of innovation. The Awards will focus on the different sector and the challenges and opportunities in this field.

The IndiaFirst Tech-Start-up Awards ceremony, it will provide a wonderful opportunity to stakeholders in the different field to create opportunities of progress at all Levels - World, national, regional and local. Our idea is to establish the award as recognition of a significant contribution to building process as illustrious career, a role model management who is well respected among the community.

Award Nomination
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Business Delegate Pass

4130/ $ 50

CXO, Managing Director, Sr. Govt Officials, International Delegates etc.

  • Exclusive Business Day Access
  • All Conference Access
  • Award Ceremony Access
  • Starup Expo Access
  • workshops Access *
Investor Pass

Complimentary

Venture Capitalist, Angel Investor

  • Exclusive Business Day Access
  • All Conference Access
  • Award Ceremony Access
  • Starup Expo Access
Visitor Pass

Free

Business Representatives, Researchers, Academician, Students etc

  • Startup Expo Access (2 Days)
  • Startup Product's Launch Access
  • General Conference Access