A Mumbai based Event Management Company, Solutions Consultant, Events & HR organised a Startup- Entrepreneur Meet on 21st Jan 2017 at Vivekananda Education society Institute of management (VESIM), Chembur, Mumbai. This half day event had speaker sessions and Entrepreneurs pitching their companies to audience.
Speaker Sessions were covered by industry veterans namely Satish Kataria Founder- Catapoolt Crowd funding startup, Amarkant Jain Methodiser- Agency 9 Digital Agency Company, Nishant Makasare- Director The Sixth Element Coach and motivational trainer and Ashwin Kotian Vice President- Adfactor P.R Agency and Event was supported by Housedot (Pioneers in Customised Furniture/ Interior Designers)
Ashwin Kotian – Vice President Adfactors PR, spoke on varying topics on how to use PR as a cost effective tool vis-a-vis advertising and the process of dealing with reporters and handling tacky questions in a more subtle and positive manner. With actual examples and videos the session covered how various CEOs, Directors handled difficult questions raised by journalists/reporters and their replies.
Satish Kataria Founder- Catapooolt spoke on the incremental growth of crowd funding in India and how he has been able to raise substantial money for variours social and startup products. He also mentioned how Crowd funding has been a part of business since decades, since the time Shyam Benegal made his first film Manthan on Amul movement, which was made with the help of 5 Lakh farmers with their small contribution. He also explained on various verticals of Crowd Funding like Reward Crowfuding, Equity Crowdfunding, Donation crowdfunding, and Debt based crowdfunding models.
Amarkant Jain– Methodiser Agency 9 who advises startups on methodizing their marketing and digital campaigns spoke on The 10 ‘C’ model Concept, Customer, Communicate, Chemistry, Consistency, Competition, Coach, Community, Creativity and Courage required for any entrepreneur / startup for sustaining growth.
Nishant Makasare – Director The Sixth Element had an informal approach to entrepreneurship and spoke on his personal examples on the ups and downs of his business life. On conducting more than 1500 sessions on entrepreneurship and motivation he had a simple message “If you have never failed or Rejected, then you can’t understand the sense of Success.”
Meet had few entrepreneurs namely Ms Rakhee Gupta and Ms Riddhi Doshi who are well known entrepreneurs in the field of Image & Etiquette Consultancy and soft skill training. Event was globally publicized through online community partner- Mommies World For U & Me.
The meet was open to all entrepreneurs, students, startups and anyone who wanted expert inputs and guidance on these issues. This is the 4th Edition of Entrepreneurs Meet and Solutions Consultants plans to continue such sessions in Major cities going forward.
Solutions Consultant Director ‘ Ms Shalu R Varadkar says, “Entrepreneurs Meet will be promoting small scale businesses, startups and entrepreneurs on this platform and will help them to get recognition globally. The meet will have networking sessions and B2B meets which will help them in expand their business network”.