What we're about

Headstart Network Foundation is a Sec 25 company, established in the year 2008 with the vision to ‘Change the World through Entrepreneurship’, driven by its team of volunteers in 16+ cities in India. It has been among the first few, to have driven informal and formal meets of aspiring and inspiring entrepreneurs in India – as early as 2005 -06.

Today, Headstart Network Foundation is the largest network of early-stage startups in India. It facilitates entrepreneurial learning, hiring, marketing insights and peer mentoring amongst the Startups and addresses their issues through initiatives such as:

1. Headstart Startup Saturdays
2. Headstart Higher
3. Headstart Cofounder Search Program
5. Headstart Mentor

Headstart Network Foundation works with a strong network of stakeholders: startups, government, investors, industry and the tech community.

It presently, has its network spread across Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune, Gurgaon, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata and Coimbatore, Vizag, Indore.

Key milestones: India’s largest Community of Early-stage entrepreneurs

More than 30,000 entrepreneurs impacted annually

Outreach to 26,000+ through mailing list and 17,000+ on Facebook 7000+ members on Google (Discussion) Group

More than 150 startup events organized annually pan India

Excited to work with Headstart Network? Write to us at volunteer@headstart.in

For more details visit : http://www.headstart.in

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Upcoming events (3)

Virtual 1-1 Mentor Session, July Edition | Customer Acquisition|Growth Marketing

HS Mentor (invite-only, 10AM - 1PM) : Headstart Mentor is a hands-on mentoring session for entrepreneurs, facilitated by Headstart. Our intention is to get qualifying startups coached by the industry's best and to build a pay-it-forward culture in the startup circuit. Theme 1: Customer Acquisition with Mr. Amit Nayak , Head - Growth & Marketing , OkCredit Customer Acquisition Strategies will help you understand the central point of any business acquiring the clients. Theme 2 : Growth Marketing with Mr. Siddharth Sharma , Director-Marketing & Growth , Karix Growth Marketing Strategies will help you market your product in the right manner leaving no stones upturned. If you're a startup who want to overcome the challenges in these unprecedented times , get a chance to discuss all your problems, by the best in the industry, register now. Register at: https://bit.ly/hs_mentor Date: July 11,2020 Time: 10am Register: https://bit.ly/hs_mentor P.S. its an Invite only event For any queries , feel free to reach out to us. E : [masked]

HSX 2020 - Headstart's Annual Global Entrepreneurship Conclave

In Accordance with the advisory issued by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare number Z-21020/14/2020-PH dated 5th March 2020, The HSX 2020 which was scheduled on 14th March at New Delhi has been postponed to 12th September 2020 amid the COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus disease.​ Headstart has successfully completed 13 years of supporting and nurturing startups and fostering the spirit of entrepreneurship. This has resulted in tremendous opportunities for the young startup founders from as early as 2007 when starting up was not a fancy thing. To commemorate a decade of entrepreneurial excellence, Headstart proudly brings to you, Headstart X - a celebration of the spirit of paying it forward. Register now: www.headstart.in/hsx What is HSX? Our Annual National Conclave that happens every year, in a new city. Check the after-movie from HSX 2019 held at Hyderabad here: bit.ly/hsx19 & HSX ‘2018 held at Bengaluru here: bit.ly/HSX2018. Headstart X is an opportunity for you to experience the most impact centric entrepreneurship conclave ever witnessed. What to expect at HSX-2020? Unicorn startup founders, industry stalwarts, and shakers-n-movers from across 25+ Indian cities, coming together at Delhi on the 14th of March, 2020. It may not be the largest startup event, but this will be an extremely well-curated conclave. You can participate across talks, mentor sessions, pitching events, workshops, and demo stalls and much more. Come, catch one of our 150+ odd volunteers and share whatever you are dealing with, in your entrepreneurial journey. Bump into folks, from over 25+ cities. All this and much more at HSX 2020 Register now for early-bird passes: www.headstart.in/hsx Here are the names of few Speakers : 1. Alok Mittal, Co-founder & ceo, Indifi. 2. Sairee Chahal, Founder & CEO, Sheroes. 3. Kartik B. Reddy, Managing Partner, Blume Venture. 4. Alok Bansal, Cofounder and director, Policy Bazaar. 5. Sandeep Aggarwal, Founder, Shop clues and droom. 6. Raman Roy, Chairman, Nasscom. 7. Dinesh Agarwal, Founder & CEO, IndiaMart. 8. Prashant Tandon, Founder, Healthkart and 1MG. 9. Dr. Ritesh Malik, Founder & CEO, Innov8. 10. Digvijay Singh, COO, IAN. 11. Kanwaljit Singh, Founder, Fireside Ventures. 12. Anirudh Damani, Managing Partner, Artha India Ventures. 13. Amit Ranjan, Architect, National Digital locker'. 14. Pranay Gupta, Co-founder, 91 Springboard. 15. Ridhish Talwar, Investropreneur, AdvantEdge Founders. 16. Rahul Narvekar, Founder, Scale. 17. Hemendra Mathur, Venture Partner, Bharat innovation. 18. Arpit Agarwal, Investment team, Blume Ventures. 19. Kislay Shashwat, Senior Investment Manager, Xiomi. 20. Miten Sampat, Cheif strategy officer, Times Internet. 21. Rahul Chandra, Managing Director, Helion VC. 22. Ravi Kaushik, Partner, Waterbridge VC. 23. Anirudh Suri, Founding Partner, India Internet Fund. 24. Prajakt Raut, Co-founder, Applify. 25. Abhishek Mohan, Vice President, Sequoia Capital. 26. Ankush Goyal, Associate, Matrix Partners. 27. Shreyansh Singhal, Investment Professional, Ankur Capital. 28. Balram Nair, Vice President, Chennai Angels. 29. Krishna Prasath, CEO, GoFrugal (Kumar Vembu). 30. Girish Shivani, Executive Director and FundManager, YourNest Venture Capital. 31. Shailesh Vikram Singh, Executive Director, Seedfund. 32. Rohit Singh, Managing Partner, Dexter Capital. 33. Subhadeep Sanyal, Partner, Omnivore Ventures. 34. Amit Mishra, Founder, ID8 Ventures. 35. Rohit Krishna, Vice President, Weh Ventures. 36. Vinayak Mishra, Partner, Algo Legal.

Kickstart- A Pitching Initiative by Headstart

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*INVITING APPLICATIONS* Due to global medical emergency caused by COVID-19 & keeping everyone's safety in mind, we have decided to postpone HSX - The Global Entrepreneurship Conclave, which was scheduled on 14th March, 2020 to 12th September, 2020 at New Delhi. Follow for more updates. Announcing the mega edition of Headstart’s pitching initiative ‘Kickstart’, where startups pitch their ideas to a panel of judges who are active angel investors, venture capitalists or program managers with the country’s leading incubators and accelerators. Get ready to participate in a fiery pitch session on the 14th of March at Headstart’s Annual Entrepreneurship Conclave- HSX 2020 & get a chance to make connects with some of the leading investors of the country, get feedback on your startup and also win exciting goodies! (Know more about HSX & Kickstart here: www.headstart.in/hsx) Last date to apply is 29th Feb. Don't wait grab your chance by applying now: bit.ly/kickstart_hsx2020

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