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India Investors Forum is an Exclusive Meetup group for Investors / Angels / Seed Funding / Institutional Funding agencies and High Networth Individual (HNI).  This is part of Indian Startups Network 
Any Investor is welcome to join, however, membership will be reviewed and may be rescinded if the member doesn't meet the Membership criteria.

Indian Startups, a 90,000+ member community, is a startup ecosystem bringing together entrepreneurs, investors and partners throughout India and across the globe to help nurture, nourish and empower new and growing startups. 
Indian Startups has a big community with membership running into several 1000s. Indian Startups community members get the opportunity to connect with co-founders, startup team members, mentors, advisers. incubation facilities, co-working spaces,  agencies in seed funding, crowd funding,  high networth individuals and other essential startup partners.
Indian Startups aims to primarily make entrepreneurship affordable for every deserving entrepreneur regardless of financial status and geographical location. We wish to reach out to even remote cities & towns where not many organizations have ventured to extend startup help. We strive to nurture & nourish a great idea where ever it emanates and help it to see the light of the day. 
Indian Startups Network seeks to build partnership with organizations geared to play a vital role in building the entrepreneurial ecosystems in India. Along with its partners, Indian Startups believes that Startups can bring a fundamental growth across the country and provides a platform to sustain the growth.
Indian Startups Volunteers have very simple short term goal. The goal is to answer:
Did my activity / volunteering work help a deserving entrepreneur/startup?
Indian Startups has chapters across the globe. Some of the most active chapters being Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi, San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, New York, Houston, Texas, Edison, Chicago, and many more coming up.
Note: Most of Indian Startup events are free events.  As Indian Startups tries to make things happen for free we may have to be agile to circumstances and hence we ask the participants to be agile with the dates and venues. Please always check your event status frequently. 
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Upcoming events (4+)

Entrepreneur Development Program-EDP 2022: (17th-29th Jan) - Two Week Program

EDP 2022 PROGRAM DETAILS

Indian Startup’s Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP) has enabled thousands of executives across the globe to get started with highly successful, inspiring and innovation-driven ventures.

Renowned for its basic to advanced learning from Industry’s Top Startup Mentors, EDP offers exposure to solving the biggest business challenges in the entrepreneurial journey.

In this two week EDP Program, you’ll learn about the startup journey, company formation, taxation & legal compliances, financial planning, sales strategies, Information Technology, IP, Patents, financial & fundraising strategies, and many more topics.

EDP-2022 PROGRAM DETAILS LINK:
https://indianstartups.com/events/details/?id=6a7c134b-befc-469e-b74b-aa2800126119&referral_code=meetup

EDP-2022 January Session list :
https://indianstartups.com/events/edp/

EDP-2022 (Jan) TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
17th Jan: Startup Journey & Effective Communication
18th Jan: Goal Setting, Objective & Key Results Management
19th Jan: Branding: Steps To Make A Brand Plan For A Start-Up
20th Jan: IT & Cyber Security Basics
21st Jan: IP, Patents & Trademarks
22nd Jan: Legal Basics for Startups & Small Businesses
24th Jan: Finance Strategy for Startups & Small Businesses
25th Jan: Fund Raising for Startups and Small Businesses
26th Jan: Debt Funding Strategy for Startups & Small Businesses
27th Jan: Effective Marketing and Branding Secrets
28th Jan: Franchising for Startups & Small Businesses
29th Jan: Co-Founder Search, Networking & CLOSING
30th Jan: Sales Strategy for Startups & Small Businesses

**EDP-2022 Sessions are tentatively scheduled from 6pm to 9:30pm IST

BENEFITS FOR PARTICIPANTS
- Industry Recognized Participation Certificate to attendees
- Free access to subsequent EDP Programs for 6 months
(worth Rs.50,000) (Conditions Apply)
- Free Appointment with Mentors (worth Rs.20,000)
& many more

ADDITIONAL PERKS
-- Promotion of your startup in lakhs of email campaigns
-- Promotion of your startup on Indian Startups platform
-- Promotion of your startup on Indian Startups Meetups
-- Promotion & support for cofounder / team / employee search

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EDP-2022 PROGRAM FEE
- Rs.20,000
- Discount Offer Pay just Rs.7500 to register for EDP-2022-
https://indianstartups.com/events/edp/pay

STARTUP TEAM (UPTO 4 PARTICIPANTS) REGISTRATION
- Rs.40,000
- Discount Offer Pay just Rs.15,000 here - https://indianstartups.com/events/edp/team/pay
- Upto 4 startup team members can attend complete EDP-2022 (Jan)

**Also with the registration, gain free access to upcoming EDP Programs for Next 6 months!! (Terms & Conditions Apply)

Contact Indian Startups for any queries: https://indianstartups.com/whatsapp/contact

FEEDBACK FROM EDP-2021 PARTICIPANTS
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Very informative Intellectual Property session. Helps shape our thinking to understand how important IP aspects are. Complete value for money.
Very informative and useful EDP sessions! Thanks to Vandana for the Legal session. And thanks to Indian Startups for organizing this!
- Duhita Dharwadkar

Mentor Chinmay explained financial management very precisely. The level of the Australian education system was very clearly reflecting.
I am feeling blessed to attend EDP. Really I got full value. Thanks to EDP's administrative and management team.
- Vishal Narang

Wonderful session. Legal Session was the Best of all sessions. The presentation, speaker and everything is very good. Paying for the EDP Program was worth it.
- Komal Kathuria

ABOUT INDIAN STARTUPS COMMUNITY
****************
Indian Startups, a 100,000+ member community, is a startup ecosystem bringing together entrepreneurs, investors & partners throughout India and across the globe to help nurture, nourish and empower new and growing startups.

Entrepreneur Development Program-EDP 2022: (17th-29th Jan) - Two Week Program

EDP 2022 PROGRAM DETAILS

Indian Startup’s Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP) has enabled thousands of executives across the globe to get started with highly successful, inspiring and innovation-driven ventures.

Renowned for its basic to advanced learning from Industry’s Top Startup Mentors, EDP offers exposure to solving the biggest business challenges in the entrepreneurial journey.

In this two week EDP Program, you’ll learn about the startup journey, company formation, taxation & legal compliances, financial planning, sales strategies, Information Technology, IP, Patents, financial & fundraising strategies, and many more topics.

EDP-2022 PROGRAM DETAILS LINK:
https://indianstartups.com/events/details/?id=6a7c134b-befc-469e-b74b-aa2800126119&referral_code=meetup

EDP-2022 January Session list :
https://indianstartups.com/events/edp/

EDP-2022 (Jan) TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
17th Jan: Startup Journey & Effective Communication
18th Jan: Goal Setting, Objective & Key Results Management
19th Jan: Branding: Steps To Make A Brand Plan For A Start-Up
20th Jan: IT & Cyber Security Basics
21st Jan: IP, Patents & Trademarks
22nd Jan: Legal Basics for Startups & Small Businesses
24th Jan: Finance Strategy for Startups & Small Businesses
25th Jan: Fund Raising for Startups and Small Businesses
26th Jan: Debt Funding Strategy for Startups & Small Businesses
27th Jan: Effective Marketing and Branding Secrets
28th Jan: Franchising for Startups & Small Businesses
29th Jan: Co-Founder Search, Networking & CLOSING
30th Jan: Sales Strategy for Startups & Small Businesses

**EDP-2022 Sessions are tentatively scheduled from 6pm to 9:30pm IST

BENEFITS FOR PARTICIPANTS
- Industry Recognized Participation Certificate to attendees
- Free access to subsequent EDP Programs for 6 months
(worth Rs.50,000) (Conditions Apply)
- Free Appointment with Mentors (worth Rs.20,000)
& many more

ADDITIONAL PERKS
-- Promotion of your startup in lakhs of email campaigns
-- Promotion of your startup on Indian Startups platform
-- Promotion of your startup on Indian Startups Meetups
-- Promotion & support for cofounder / team / employee search

**********************
EDP-2022 PROGRAM FEE
- Rs.20,000
- Discount Offer Pay just Rs.7500 to register for EDP-2022-
https://indianstartups.com/events/edp/pay

STARTUP TEAM (UPTO 4 PARTICIPANTS) REGISTRATION
- Rs.40,000
- Discount Offer Pay just Rs.15,000 here - https://indianstartups.com/events/edp/team/pay
- Upto 4 startup team members can attend complete EDP-2022 (Jan)

**Also with the registration, gain free access to upcoming EDP Programs for Next 6 months!! (Terms & Conditions Apply)

Contact Indian Startups for any queries: https://indianstartups.com/whatsapp/contact

FEEDBACK FROM EDP-2021 PARTICIPANTS
**************
Very informative Intellectual Property session. Helps shape our thinking to understand how important IP aspects are. Complete value for money.
Very informative and useful EDP sessions! Thanks to Vandana for the Legal session. And thanks to Indian Startups for organizing this!
- Duhita Dharwadkar

Mentor Chinmay explained financial management very precisely. The level of the Australian education system was very clearly reflecting.
I am feeling blessed to attend EDP. Really I got full value. Thanks to EDP's administrative and management team.
- Vishal Narang

Wonderful session. Legal Session was the Best of all sessions. The presentation, speaker and everything is very good. Paying for the EDP Program was worth it.
- Komal Kathuria

ABOUT INDIAN STARTUPS COMMUNITY
****************
Indian Startups, a 100,000+ member community, is a startup ecosystem bringing together entrepreneurs, investors & partners throughout India and across the globe to help nurture, nourish and empower new and growing startups.

IT Basics for Startups & Small Businesses

Online event

IT BASICS FOR STARTUPS

**Note: This Session is also a part of the Entrepreneur Development Program (EDP-2022). For those who registered for the complete EDP-2022 Program, this session is free.

SESSION DETAILS
*To web, or to mobile - let's answer your questions"

A non-IT entrepreneur faces a lot of challenges in taking an informed decision on several things, including deciding on what is essential, why something is to be done, how to go about it, when to opt, who to engage, what features to adopt, where to have things working from, which factors to consider, how to factor the costing, etc.

This session hopes to provide answers to your Information Technology (especially software) related questions and clarify any doubts you may be having.

SPEAKER BIO
Manoj is a freelance Corporate Trainer/Consultant, based out of Bangalore, India. He has 25+ years of active software development experience, and 12+ years of Corporate Training experience. He has been developing websites, portals and web applications for over 19 years now using .NET technologies, and now specialize in Web and Cloud Development Technologies using .NET CORE 3, ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET, Windows Azure, Web API 2.0 & WCF, and other web development technologies and architectures.

He also address Web + Mobile Development using Xamarin Forms (for Android) assignments. On the Web UX front, I am extremely conversant with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, BootStrap4, and KnockoutJS, though I also occasionaly work with NodeJS and Angular 7.

SESSION DETAILS:
https://indianstartups.com/events/details/?id=68535054-57f7-4132-831f-059510823776&referral_code=meetup

HOW TO ATTEND
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OPTION 1: AS A SINGLE SESSION ONLY
- Register for this Session for Rs.2500 at the below link
https://indianstartups.com/events/edp/session/pay
**Gain Bonus One Additional Session For Free from https://indianstartups.com/events/edp

OPTION 2: AS A EDP-2022 SESSION
EDP-2022 Two Week Program Fee (Rs.20,000)
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT OFFER FOR EDP-2022!
- 15 slots reserved for early birds@ Rs.5000 (5 remaining) and thereafter fee increases to Rs.20,000
- Pay just Rs.5000 (75% DISCOUNT OFFER) here - https://indianstartups.com/events/edp/pay

**Also with the EDP-2022 registration, gain free access to EDP Programs for Next 6 months!! (Conditions Apply)

After making the payment, an associate will contact you in 2 days.

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EDP-2022 Program Details: https://indianstartups.com/events/details/?id=6a7c134b-befc-469e-b74b-aa2800126119

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FEEDBACK FROM PREVIOUS EDP-2021 PROGRAM

Very informative Intellectual Property session. Helps shape our thinking to understand how important IP aspects are. Complete value for money. Very informative and useful EDP sessions! Thanks to Vandana for the Legal session. And thanks to Indian Startups for organizing this!
- Duhita Dharwadkar, EDP-2021 (Oct) Participant

Mentor Chinmay explained financial management very precisely. The level of the Australian education system was very clearly reflecting along with the interpersonal skills of the mentors were also very impressive. He connected easily with everyone during the session. I am feeling blessed to attend EDP. Really I got full value. Thanks to EDP's administrative and management team.
- Vishal Narang, EDP-2021 (Oct) Participant

Wonderful session. Legal Session was the Best of all sessions. The presentation, speaker and everything is very good. Paying for the EDP Program was worth it.
- Komal Kathuria, EDP-2021 (Oct) Participant

Note: Just RSVP on this meetup does not confirm your participation, you need to register at the link provided in the details above. Also make sure to provide your phone / whatsapp and email. RSVP without contact info will be rejected.

Members from not only this chapter from other chapters will be attending.

9 Unbelievably Easy Ways to Grow Your Startup / Business Exports

Which countries to focus?
How to shortlist favourable countries based on your products using 6 different tools.

How to find potential buyers?
How to potential buyers for your products in the shortlisted countries using 20 different methods without spending a single penny.

How to secure your payments?
We help you learn a 2-tier strategy to do due diligence of prospective buyers and also how to choose safe payment methods.

How to calculate export pricing?
We help you learn shipping terms, calculate export pricing based on these terms and how to create better profit margins.

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING SESSION
*Systematic Approach to Grow Exports
*Practical Knowledge about exports
*use of technology
*learn to focus the right countries
*finding genuine buyers

SESSION SCHEDULE
- Which countries to focus?
- How to find potential buyers?
- How to secure your payments?
- How to calculate export pricing?

SESSION TOPICS
1. Which countries to focus.
2. How to find potential buyers.
3. Legal Requirements & Certifications for export business.
4. How to secure my export payments.
5. Getting Marketing Ready and building a unique message.
6. What channels of marketing should we use for exports.
7. How to calculate export pricing.
8. How to get sales ready.
9. 2-4-6 Strategy for consistent growth in export business.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Exporters, Budding Exporters, Startups willing to go global, Manufacturers, Traders & Student who want to work in export field and any business owner who wants to start his export business

KEY TAKEAWAYS
1. Systematic Approach to start, build & grow export business.
2. System to shortlist focus countries based on your products
3. Will be able to find genuine buyers for your products in focus countries
4. How to do Safe exports business

SPEAKER BIO
Sandeep (Export Growth Consultant)
CEO, Macaw Books
22 years of Exports Experience
Exporting to 98 Countries
Exhibited in more than 32 Countries
United Nations registered consultant
7 years in Training Domain
Has made a difference to 11000+ aspiring exporters
Travel, Networking & Building Relationships is his passion

SESSION DETAILS:
https://indianstartups.com/events/details/?id=db4c09a7-9173-4158-b9f7-9f02ca4e1bc7&referral_code=meetup

HOW TO ATTEND
**********************
OPTION 1: AS A SINGLE SESSION ONLY
- Register for this Session for Rs.1500 at the below link
https://indianstartups.com/events/edp/session/pay
**Gain Bonus One Additional Session For Free from https://indianstartups.com/events/edp

OPTION 2: AS A EDP-2022 SESSION
EDP-2022 Two Week Program Fee (Rs.20,000)
DISCOUNT OFFER FOR EDP-2022!
Pay just Rs.7500 at the below link:
https://indianstartups.com/events/edp/pay

OPTION 3: AS A STARTUP TEAM JOIN EDP-2022
EDP-2022 Two Week Program Fee for Team Upto 4 members (Rs.50,000)
DISCOUNT OFFER FOR EDP-2022!
Pay just Rs.15,000 at the below link:
https://indianstartups.com/events/edp/team/pay

**Also with the EDP-2022 registration, gain free access to EDP Programs for Next 6 months!! (Conditions Apply)

After making the payment, an associate will contact you in 2 days.

---------------------------------------------------------

EDP-2022 Program Details: https://indianstartups.com/events/edp/

-----------------------------------------------------
FEEDBACK FROM PREVIOUS EDP-2021 PROGRAM

Very informative Intellectual Property session. Helps shape our thinking to understand how important IP aspects are. Complete value for money. Very informative and useful EDP sessions! Thanks to Vandana for the Legal session. And thanks to Indian Startups for organizing this!
- Duhita Dharwadkar, EDP-2021 (Oct) Participant

Mentor Chinmay explained financial management very precisely. The level of the Australian education system was very clearly reflecting along with the interpersonal skills of the mentors were also very impressive. He connected easily with everyone during the session. I am feeling blessed to attend EDP. Really I got full value. Thanks to EDP's administrative and management team.
- Vishal Narang, EDP-2021 (Oct) Participant

Wonderful session. Legal Session was the Best of all sessions. The presentation, speaker and everything is very good. Paying for the EDP Program was worth it.
- Komal Kathuria, EDP-2021 (Oct) Participant

Note: Just RSVP on this meetup does not confirm your participation, you need to register at the link provided in the details above. Also make sure to provide your phone / whatsapp and email. RSVP without contact info will be rejected.

Members from not only this chapter from other chapters will be attending.

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Branding: Steps to make a Brand Plan for a Startup

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