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

Previous Guest & Speakers

Ajay Sood

Prof. Ajay Kumar Sood

Principal Scientific Adviser
to the Government of India

Former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhaduria (Rtd) PVSMAVSM VM ADC

Maj. General Sanjeev Sharma

ADG – Signals Directorate, Army HQ

Lt. General Sanjay Sethi

Director General – Info Systems

Shri Rajesh Pathak

Secretary – TDB, Government of India

Lt. Gen. V.G. Khandare, PVSM,AVSM,SM

Principal Advisor, Ministry of Defense

Shri BVR Subrahmanyam

CEO – Niti Aayog

Lt. Gen. PJS Pannu (Rtd)PVSM AVSM VSM

Chief Strategy Officer, NADDSO
Shri Sanjeev K. Varshney

Shri Sanjeev K. Varshney

Head - International Cooperation, DST
Dr. Gagnesh Sharma

Dr. Gagnesh Sharma

Director, National Centre for Organic & Natural farming
Dr. Neelam Patel

Dr. Neelam Patel

Senior Adviser (Agri.), NITI Aayog
Shri Akshay Tripathi IAS

Shri Akshay Tripathi IAS

Managing Director at U.P Electronics Co. Ltd & Special Secretary

Kuppulakshmi Krishnamoorthy

Global Head—Zoho for Startups

Arjun Khazanchi

Chief Strategy and Legal Officer @ Rooba.Finance

Anju Chaudhary

Sr. Director Sales and Partnerships
Builder ai

Shri Pankaj Dixit, IAS

Director Industries, Department of Industries, Government of Bihar

Mr. Ranjan Kant

Co-founder, Arthmate

Mr. Balaji Krishnan

Head of Global Sales - Bigin

Mr. Sanketh Y S

Growth & Partnerships Manager at Bigin by Zoho CRM

Previous Speakers

Dr. Ashwath Narayan C.N.

Dr. Ashwath Narayan C.N.

Minister for IT/BT, Science & Technology, Electronics, Higher Education, Skill Development, Entrepreneurship & Livelihood, Government of Karnataka
Shri S. Somanath

Shri S. Somanath

Chairman ISRO, Secretary DOS
Shri Rajesh Kumar Pathak

Shri Rajesh Kumar Pathak

SECRETARY, TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT BOARD DEPT. OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY GOVT. OF INDIA.
Arvind Kumar, IAS

Arvind Kumar, IAS

Addl Chief Secy, Infrastructure & Industrial Development (IID); IT& Electronics Deptt, NRI,
Kumar Vineet

Kumar Vineet, IAS

Special Secretary, IT & Electronics, GoUP & MD, UPDESCO, UPLC, Powertronics & Shreetron India Ltd, Government of Uttar Pradesh
Shri Sanjay Gajhate

Shri Sanjay Gajhate

Joint Director, Directorate of Industries, Govt. Of Chhattisgarh
Dr. Sanjukta Badhai

Dr. Sanjukta Badhai

Evengelist, Startup Odisha, Govt of Odisha
Abhijith P

Abhijith P

Project Assistant, Kerala Startup Mission
Cdr. Navneet Kaushik

Cdr. Navneet Kaushik

Project Director- Start Ups
Nitish Gopalani

Nitish Gopalani

Co-Founder at Fonada
Vinodh Ramakannan

Vinodh Ramakannan

CEO, Spinta Digital
Vikram Ramasubramanian

Vikram Ramasubramanian

Partner, Inflection Point Ventures
Laxmi Nageswari

Laxmi Nageswari

Innovator, Co-creator of Sachet Revolution in India
Gautam Karmakar, Chief Business Officer

Gautam Karmakar

Chief Business Officer at SugarBox Networks.
Mitul Shah

Mitul Shah

Chief operating officer, Mobex
Rakesh R

Rakesh R

Co-Founder, DeepsenseDigital
Alexander Henn

Alexander Henn

Chief Executive Officer at Squared Circle Ecom (KPO)
Nanjunda Palecanda P

Nanjunda Palecanda P

FounderFounder, Nija Venture Impacts Pvt Ltd
Sudhakaran Srambikal

Sudhakaran Srambikal

CEO and Co-FounderCEO and Co-Founder QuGates Technologies
Ashwin Raguraman

Ashwin Raguraman

Co-Founder & Partner Bharat Innovation Fund
Dinesh Goel

Dinesh Goel

FLAME University - PGP - Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Shri Kishor Jagirdar

Shri Kishor Jagirdar

President, Vision Karnataka Foundation
Deepak Agrawal

Deepak Agrawal

Principal at Dexter Capital
Siddhartha Anand

Siddhartha Anand

Vice President at Karnataka Digital Economy Mission leading its start-up and innovation program
Rashmi Ranjan sahu

Rashmi Ranjan sahu

Senior Mission Associate, Startup Odisha, Govt. Of Odisha
Naveen Srinivas

Naveen Srinivas

CEO - Incubator, Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya
Dr. Kiran Bedi

Dr. Kiran Bedi

Former Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry
Dr. Jitendra Singh

Dr. Jitendra Singh

HON’BLE MINISTER OF STATE (I/C), MINISTER OF S&T & ES, GOVT. OF INDIA, NEW DELHI
Shri Om Prakash Sakhlecha

Shri Om Prakash Sakhlecha

MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY MINISTER, GOVT. OF MADHYA PRADESH
Dr. V.K. Saraswat

Dr. V.K. Saraswat

MEMBER NITI AAYOG GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Chaaru Malhotra

Chaaru Malhotra

IIPA
Maneesha

Maneesha

SKILLUP
Samir Dahotre

Samir Dahotre

PSI
Vinay Bansal

Vinay Bansal

FOUNDER AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AT INFLECTION POINT VENTURES
Alka Goel

Alka Goel

FOUNDING PARTNER, ALKEMI GROWTH CAPITAL
Pearl Agarwal

Pearl Agarwal

FOUNDER & MANAGING DIRECTOR
Shipra Misra

Shipra Misra

CEO, CKIC-DRIIV (INITIATIVE OF THE OFFICE OF PRINCIPAL SCIENTIFIC ADVISOR TO THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA) SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (S&T) CLUSTER
Avinash kagava

Avinash kagava

EVANGELIST / MANAGER - CORPORATE MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
Dr. Jitendra Das

Dr. Jitendra Das

DIRECTOR, FORE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT, NEW DELHI
Mr. Praveen Khanna

Mr. Praveen Khanna

VICE PRESIDENT ALLIANCES, SCOREME SOLUTIONS PVT. LTD.
Ms. Ankita Kar, IRAS

Ms. Ankita Kar, IRAS

MANAGING DIRECTOR, JAMMU AND KASHMIR TRADE PROMOTION ORGANIZATION (JKTPO)
Sh. R.V . Ramakrishna

Sh. R.V . Ramakrishna

GENERAL MANAGER/OFFICER-IN-CHARGE NABARD NEW DELHI REGIONAL OFFICE