- Pecha Kucha - Vol 15 | September 20th at 91springboard Kondapur.
Hey Everyone! We are thrilled to let you know that we are back with another season of Pecha Kucha - VOL.15 and this time it's going to be Interesting, Exciting and Energizing like never before. We would love for you to witness some breathtaking stories that will help you understand different perspectives of life. If you are wondering what PECHA KUCHA is, Please read a few points below: - Inspired by the concept of "Talk Less & Show More", It is a storytelling format, where a presenter shows 20 slides for 20 seconds of commentary each. - Presenters share creative work or speak about passion topics as travels, hobbies, collections, or other interests. - Each individual presentation will have a maximum limit of 6 min 40 sec. - There is networking post the event where you can interact in person with our presenters and your fellow beings. We promise it’s going to be a fun-filled event with lots of networking post the event to keep you engaged and get you talking. We have 8 presenters for the evening who have a different journey altogether. Santosh Mohan Veeranki - An Indian born British Aerospace Engineer turned Storyteller. - Founder of Tale Tellers Troupe India (India's second-largest Storytelling Club working towards seeing an India without stage fear). Prudhvi Chowdary - Worked as a research analyst at InRhythm Solutions but this did not give him satisfaction. - He then explored his interests, went out with his camera and started seeing through it. - His photographs were featured by National geographic India, Canon Asia, BBC Earth & Lonely planet. Deven Baheti - An aeronautical engineer, who left his 9-5 job to rescue animals and is the founder of “the pet cafe”, which houses a few of his rescues. - Till now, his organization, “Devens Hope” has rescued more than 2000 animals- including dogs, cats, sheep, horses, goats, and camels. Patruni Chidananda Sastry - He is an expressionist Dancer and Performance artist and has a unique style called "Expressionism" which is a new way to tell stories of awareness to society. - He contributes his attribute of dance with many causes like Gender studies, sexual education and women empowerment. Srujana Shaga - Drawing inspiration from Arunima Sinha (first amputate to trek Mt. Everest), her goal is to summit all the 7 continent's highest peak and through her journey wants to send a message to all the women out there, to take their own decisions, follow their passion leaving behind social and family limitations. - First Hyderabadi girl to trek Mt. Kilimanjaro at the height of 5895mt and has trekked 3 peaks so far. Lavanya Kesari - She holds a Masters degree in Finance, worked as a financial analyst for a well known corporate for quite some time and quit her job during her maternity. - Post the period of maternity, she became morbidly obese and then decided to lose weight and this was her first exposure to the world of fitness and never stepped back since then achieving a transformation from 88Kg's to 50kg's. - She is the first female to represent Telangana in national-level fitness competitions and won the silver and bronze medals. Raeesa Bukhary - She is a pharmacist who worked at different healthcare startups but wasn't satisfied with what she did. - Her quest for something impactful and challenging led her to become a teacher at Teach for India and is in love with her work. Rashida Kalangi - She specializes in Semi Abstract Vector Portraiture, other Abstract/Semi Abstract art, and Landscapes. The purpose of her work is to bring canvases to life with her thoughts and observations. - Vibrant color scape and bold strokes and textures mark her work. - Rashida's personal positivity and sensitive perception find the best expression through her paintings. We shall see you soon and watch this space for more updates. Cheers!
- ET: Experience Talks (Season 4)
Learn and gain from the experienced souls at 91 hubs in this 4th edition of Experience talks happening next Wednesday (July 31st, 5.30 PM to 6.15 PM). We have with us, Kriti Sen Sharma, Customer Solutions Architect at Paradigm4, passionate about data/information organization and software infrastructure choices, and how such choices influence collaboration and innovation in the workplace. Kriti's rich experience cloud showers on projects spanning multiple domains (genomics, imaging, wearables, finance etc). Using his skills in collaborative problem-solving, algorithm development, and programming, Kriti builds end-to-end applications that address the customer's big-data needs and enable them to gain business insights rapidly.
- BIG BAD STARTUP BASH
Come on you Hyderabadiiiisss!!! 91springboard Hitech-City is back with the biggest baddest networking event of the startup circle. Here’s your chance to meet a bunch of entrepreneurs, startups, investors and mentors under one roof, and have a bash while exploring synergies and collaborations with each other. What’s more? We promise it’s going to be a fun-filled event with lots of networking activities to keep you engaged and get you talking! BBSB Hyderabad.jpeg Take a look at what we have lined up for you: 1. Speed Networking: We've all been to countless seminars, conferences, investor meets and fireside chats all year. How about meeting hundreds of entrepreneurs, startups, investors and mentors under one roof? This time we are going to kick things off at the Big bad startup bash, with an introduction process that will work exactly like speed dating - You get 60 seconds to talk to everyone present! 2. Business Card Holder: You need to talk to people and get their business cards Of the colour blue, Of someone into PR, Of a person whose name starts with T, Of a freelancer, Of a founder, Of a woman entrepreneur etc. The one to find them first will win a 91springboard Business Card Holder!! :D What else do you need? Drop by to meet your fellow entrepreneurs, share your stories and make new connections.
- Mentor Hours with Abhiram Singamsetti
We have Dr Abhiram Singamsetti, who will be joining us at the Mentor Hours next week. You will get a 40 minutes slot with the mentor. When: 9 July - 1 PM to 3 PM Where: 91springboard, Hitec City (2nd Floor) Abhiram's Profile: With an MBA in Entrepreneurship from the College of William and Mary, Abhiram has experience in developing business plans and pitch decks for startups in a variety of industries such as technology, healthcare, food, education and non-profit. Abhi is an active member of the startup and investment community in Virginia, the US through Startup Grind, New Richmond Ventures, and 757 Angels. He is a proven leader with a strong background in Strategic Business Development, and Operations Management in the healthcare industry, holding a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. Abhiram is currently working as a consultant for a Boston based consulting firm called Prepare 4 VC remotely. He is focusing on providing services to the clients such as business plans, pitch decks, financial models, and strategic consulting. He is now based out of Hyderabad and he is providing his consulting services to the startup founders in the local ecosystem as the CEO and Chief Consultant at StartupWize.
- Workshop on Optimizing Sales- 91Springboard
91springboard is organizing a workshop with Mr.Praveen Mokkapati (Associate Partner at Anthill Ventures) to deliver a highly curated and extreme learning potential to the attendees. The topics that will be covered are: Enterprise Marketing: Building a Healthy Sales Pipeline The Art of Pitching (to Enterprises / Investors) Enterprise Sales Operations & Management: Improving Conversion This will be an invite-only event, Please fill out the registration form and we will get back to you with the date and time of the event. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe7dIYREJe3xl5uE6ABIyRih7bV_XB28tXMew4ay10AKsAvHw/viewform
- Design Converts - A Design Workshop For Start Ups
Design Converts. How to start your Digital Transformation with Design that converts. Design has played a major role in the way we interact with people and our surroundings. Design has also influenced a change in our behavior, on how we interact with technology and what do we expect from it. People do not buy products, they buy benefits or experiences. And a well-thought Design converts them, every time. Know the secrets behind successful products and how they keep evolving, in this interactive session by Martin Ravva a Design Enthusiast and Consultant. Key Takeaways - The consequences of Bad Design - The Power of Good Design - How behaviors impact your product's success? - How to start your journey of Digital Transformation? - How to save development costs and time? - Why will your customers stay with you? Who can attend? - Any individual who loves Design and User Experience - Founders, Entrepreneurs, UX/ UI Designers, Product Managers, Project Managers, Business Development and Developers.
- Grand launch of 91springboard, Kondapur - #ournetwork
91springboard is gearing up for its biggest launch yet! Yes, we're talking about our latest hub in Kondapur and you're officially invited to join us for the grand launch on 14th June 2019! Not only will you have a gala time, but we can assure you that this is your platform to catch-up with some of the strongest minds and best-known names in the city's startup ecosystem. Don't believe us? Take a look at the list of events that are lined up for the launch below: 1. Life's a pitch- Some of the best startups from the city will pitch their ideas to our panel of investors, making this one of the most exciting sessions of the evening. If you have a product or a service that you're working on and would want to pitch to see how it might function, this is the place for you! In order to get started to be one of the many to pitch, register in the link below, that would give us more insights on what it is that you're working on and how far along you are with your brainchild. 2. Speed Networking- Rapid fire networking sessions between attendees, giving you a wonderful opportunity to interact and connect with some innovative minds. 3. Panel Discussion- We will be conducting multiple panel discussions across the hub on various topics, giving rise to fresh ideas and strategies. So, ladies and gentlemen - mark your calendars, already! Register below to be part of the celebrations. https://forms.gle/ZReu5vEXYQ1sgKrX7 To Pitch https://forms.gle/Jbi1Mhq6r1ACoCR47 Address- Mythri Square Building, Plot Number: 1-63C, Kondapur, Survey No. 35, 35P & 36, Kothaguda X Roads, Seerlingampally Mandal, Hyderabad -[masked] Regards, Team 91springboard
- Life's a Pitch at 91Springboard Kondapur Hub Launch
Some of the best startups from the city will pitch their ideas to our panel of investors, making this one of the most exciting sessions of the evening. This is a great opportunity to get hands-on knowledge about the startup ecosystem in Hyderabad and what are the startups that you can look out for in the near future. We have also planned a networking session for all the attendees where you can meet a bunch of diverse and like-minded people in the city and make a connection to grow your business. Once the event is over you will have a chance to interact with the investors informally, be a part of this event and let us make #ournetwork bigger and better. To attend this event please register here: https://bit.ly/2WBD0xp
- Panel Discussion at 91Springboard Kondapur Hub Launch
Of the many events that we have lined-up for the Kondapur hub launch, one is a Panel discussion wherein we have invited the who's who of the ecosystem and people who have a well of knowledge to share with us. The Panel Discussion is being conducted in an unconference style. Therefore, each topic will be discussed simultaneously in different sections of the venue. Attendees can be present at the one that interests them the most. Not only will this help in quality discussions, but it will also facilitate better networking. The topics for the Panel discussion are as follows: - Women Entrepreneurship: What the future looks like for women entrepreneurs Challenges and wins of the ecosystem What we learn from women who go against the flow to start companies - Learning from Failures : Find out how difficult roads can lead to beautiful destinations Is there is a secret recipe to success What founders have learned from their many struggles - Startup Ecosystem in Hyderabad: How supportive the Hyderabad ecosystem is at the moment What are the loopholes (if any) that need to be addressed immediately Could Hyderabad be a sleeping giant that we could tap the potential of Government initiatives that entrepreneurs must know of Do we really have investors & programs encouraging entrepreneurs directly with equal amounts of tangible and intangible support Please register here: https://bit.ly/2WBD0xp
- Experience Talks - 3
Hey Everyone! We are back with another season of Experience Talks. This time, we have Swarnalatha Duttaluri who is the Founder of Inceptica, which specializes in Software Projects & Recruitment Consulting. HR specialists by profession, she started her entrepreneurial journey in 2015. Swarna completed her MBA from St. Francis College for Women and worked in HR domain for 15+ years before starting her own venture. To listen to Swarna's talk, please register here Inceptica is able to service the customers in India, UK and built an excellent reputation in delivering high-quality services. Her entrepreneurial journey is not without ups & downs. Convincing skilled employees to join her startup to understanding the nuances of Indian tax compliances and other regulatory challenges have been experienced by itself. She is able to overcome the challenges and run the business successfully with her determination and grit.