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Startup Saturday Bangalore in collaboration with Unconvention|L

9:00 am - 10:00 am


SS Bangalore + Villgro

10:00 am - 10:10 am

Welcome & Introductions

SS Bangalore + Villgro

10:10 am - 10:30 am

Social Enterprise 101 - The history and concept of Social Enterprise, why its important, and the opportunities available within it.

Paul Basil(Founder & CEO,Villgro, one of India's foremost social enterprise incubators)

10:30 am - 10:45 am

‘Let our story inspire your story’

Social entrepreneurs talk about the successes, challenges, experiences and lessons from their startup journey.

Sustaintech was established in early 2009 to market and sell a range of fuel-efficient cook stoves to roadside eatery owners. Sustaintech now has over thirty employees, has sold over 700 stoves,and has Rs. 7.6 Mn in annual sales.

By- Svati Bhogle(Sustaintech)

10:45 am - 11:00 am

Pitch Session - By Prukalpa Sankar(

11:00 am - 11:15 am

Dream a Dream empowers young people from vulnerable backgrounds by developing life skills and at the same time sensitising the community through active volunteering leading to a non-discriminatory society where unique differences are appreciated.

Vishal Talreja(Cofounder & Executive Director Dream A Dream)

11:15 am - 11:30 am

The Milaap Story( Anoj Viswanathan,Co-Founder)

Milaap is an online fund-raising platform that enables people around the world to fund and impact communities in need of basic facilities in India.

11:30 am - 11:45 am

‘Let our story inspire your story’

Social entrepreneurs talk about the successes, challenges, experiences and lessons from their startup journey. 

By- Sameer Segal(Founder & CEO, Artoo)

11:45 am - 12:00 pm

Networking Break

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Landscape of Funding opportunities available in Social Sector Balancing Purpose & Profit

Lead Facilitator(P R Ganapathy-COO, Villgro)

Sharad Sharma,IAN

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Spark the Rise Pitch by Rakesh from eSwaraj

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Final Networking

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  • Siva K.

    It was organized well and would look forward for the next event

    1 · November 10, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    New here. Can we buy tickets at the venue?

    1 · November 7, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Fantastic! Me +1 will pay at the venue. My guest is Suparna Umashankar (in case you have a list of expected participants).

      1 · November 8, 2013

  • SAM M.

    I am new here... Is there an entry fee or something?

    1 · November 7, 2013

    • SAM M.

      Thanks for the update Prashant.

      1 · November 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    1 · November 7, 2013

  • Murali S R.

    Me + 1 & will pay at the venue.

    1 · November 7, 2013

  • ranjan j.

    Hi Friends,

    I'm Ranjan, a PPC Google Adwords Digital Marketer and event founder for the upcoming PPC Workshop event in Bangalore named PPCWorkshopIndia ( on NOV 16-17.

    Would be happy to meet fellow marketers to discuss on Digital Marketings & Social Media ads.


    1 · November 5, 2013

  • Shiva Kumar B.

    I am looking out for a brilliant partner ,, who is excellent brains,, but a little capital to start with,, we can make a good pair,, we ll invest our savings and dig out what best we can from our ideas

    November 4, 2013

  • Syed G.

    Just got to know about this meetup. This is great. Unfortunately I have got plans for the next weekend.
    Looking forward to the next meetup.

    keep up the good work

    1 · November 2, 2013

  • Pradeep

    I registered for this event, Should I need to bring the print out of the ticket to the event? Is it mandatory.

    October 30, 2013

  • ranjan j.

    Is there any fees to be a part of this start up event?

    October 7, 2013

    • ashish b.

      hey, have u increased the last month meetup only, I paid 150 Rs. :)

      October 29, 2013

  • Vijay R.


    1 · October 24, 2013

  • Praveen S.

    Me +1

    1 · October 21, 2013

  • Praveen S.

    Me +1

    October 21, 2013

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