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Do you aspire to solve a problem in India? if you are planning to start a company in India or already running one, this group is just the right start. Lets get together to help each other to bootstrap, lay a solid foundation before making the big move.

It is now very obvious that indian startup ecosystem is exploding and giving rise to tons of innovative companies and creating billionaires of next decade. On top of all, what is more fun than improving the life of our friends and family through technology?

Plan is to meet once in a week or bi-weekly. Open to suggestions on place, time and day of the week.

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Upcoming events (5)

FREE! Pitch Practice: How to Pitch to Investors and Get the Deal

This is an online event. Participation is 100% online. Participants who have registered and paid via Eventbrite will be emailed the login link and info before the start of the event. Participants can be located anywhere in the world! This event is FREE to attend. A "YES" RSVP on our meetup site does not confirm your reservation. Space is limited. Please only RSVP "Yes" if you will be attending In order to attend, please register here: (Registration link TBA.) Hurry! Slots are limited! Raising $ is tough- and now it's all changed. PRACTICE your PITCH, get facts & inside info to RAISE $ & Scale your Innovation into Revenue! You are invited to a live-steam webinar/workshop. *** BRING YOUR PITCH DECK. Two or more Founders will pitch and get feedback. *** *** Audience members will get a chance to make a NEW ELEVATOR PITCH and get feedback. THIS IS A REAL WORKSHOP! *** Raising money is a difficult and stressful task for startup Founders.Founders struggle to get the right combination of facts and projections to persuade investors to put in money. This workshop is an intro to the longer pitch program. It covers to the two main parts of pitching: 1) What to say 2) How to say it On this webinar you will learn: 1) The five step elevator pitch to get to the point in 60 seconds. 2) The standard topic for each page of the pitch deck, (for 90% of the startups) 3) How to use your customer “use case” in a story to show what your product does 4) The four key background points to set your pitch in the right direction 5) The key item two thirds of startup pitches leave out that is critical to customer adaption 6) The essential key points investors are looking for and more! This workshop is an intro to a four day workshop that speaker, entrepreneur and thought leader Steve Austin has presented to accelerators in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, in Asia and Europe.This content was derived from interviews with angel investors and venture capitalists in attendance at over 100 pitch to investor events where Steve’s students have pitched. This workshop focuses on what angel investors and venture capitalists have indicated they are looking for in startup pitches. Don’t waste more time with weak pitches. Learn how to focus on the essential points and get the deal. Scale your Innovation into Revenue!™ About the Speaker: Steve Austin is a 25-year veteran of Silicon Valley and the founder of Silicon Valley iLab.He has worked with over 2,500 startups—giving him a unique insight into challenges and secrets to success when it comes to being an entrepreneur. Dozens of startups have raised funds and scaled up after attending Steve's workshops. Steve has presented workshops in Silicon Valley, San Francisco and around the world. He has spoken at conferences at Tsinghua, Geju and SUES Universities in China and at incubators and accelerators in in Austria, Korea and Turkey. Steve is a serial entrepreneur. He has developed and launched a dozen high-tech products for making computer chips and enterprise billing. He has been the CEO, MD, and vice president of sales and marketing for several organizations. Steve has managed global operations including personally generating hundreds of millions of dollars in B2B sales. Steve holds a BS in Finance and Chemistry. For fun, he enjoys playing the guitar and hiking. You can reach Steve at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/steveaustin/

FREE! Wednesday Night Silicon Valley Business and Technology Mixer

www.idea-to-ipo.com @ideatoipo (https://twitter.com/ideatoipo) https://www.facebook.com/IDEA.TO.IPO www.youtube.com/ideatoipo This event is 100% online. Participants can be located anywhere in the world! This event is free to attend. In order to attend, please register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/silicon-valley-wednesday-night-business-social-networking-mixer-online-tickets-121829576543 (The login link will be emailed to registered participants right before the start of the event.) Hurry! Slots are limited! There's no content or speaker at this event -- just business and social networking. Build your business and social network - face to face (online)! Come out and enjoy a gathering of professionals from all walks of life, right from the comfort of your own home office! You may meet your next business collaborator, client, employer, employee, friend, or tennis partner (once social distancing passes)! Meet other Silicon Valley movers and shakers - Internet entrepreneurs, developers, engineers, mobile app coders, attorneys, bloggers, academics, thought leaders, community organizers, artists, financiers, and investors! It's okay if you have to come late and/or leave early. Feel free to drop in whenever you can. You can stay for 15 minutes or the full three hours. COST: FREE to attend. This event is organized in collaboration with Albert's List, a job search community based in Silicon Valley with 42,000+ job seekers, hiring managers, recruiters, and career service providers. Join us at bit.ly/findyournextjob. Organizational Sponsors: SEMrush WHERE GOOD MARKETERS BECOME GREAT! Join 4 million SEMrushusers Analyze data on more than 580 million domains and more than 16 billion key words! Uncover your competitors' organic search, paid, content, PR and social media strategies! Find the most profitable keywords for your website! Get a FREE 7 Day TRIAL! Visit: https://www.semrush.com/sem/?ref=9340528129&refer_source=&utm_source=berush&utm_medium=promo&utm_campaign=link_7-day_pro_trial CRATUS is Silicon Valey's IoT Technology and Product Design Company. CRATUS Provides Engineering Innovation Services for creating IoT Products and Platforms. www.cratustech.com ASSET-Rx is the operational intelligence software that connects the shop floor to the top floor in manufacturing facilities, factories, medical institutions, repair centers, and assembly lines. ASSET-Rx provides you quick and easy access to your KPIs by autonomously harvesting intelligence from the interactions between your inventory, your assets, and your team. www.cratustech.com/asset-rx PHYSICAL | DIGITAL | CONNECTED For more info on Idea to IPO events, visit: www.idea-to-ipo.com Get B2B contacts for over 30 million organizations, powered by Machine Learning!For 100 free leads, mention Idea to IPO and send an email message to:[masked] spend time prospecting again!

FREE ! Venture Capital Panel: Investment and Latest Innovations in AI

This is an online event. Participation is 100% online. Participants can be located anywhere in the world! Participants who have registered via Eventbrite will be emailed the login link right before the start of the event. This event is FREE to attend. A "YES" RSVP on our meetup site does not confirm your reservation. Space is limited. Please only RSVP "Yes" if you will be attending. In order to participate, you must register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/venture-capital-panel-investment-and-latest-innovations-in-ai-tickets-121285152155 Hurry! Slots are limited! A distinguished panel of venture capitalists will discuss investment in AI startups and the latest innovations in AI in the era of COVID-19 -- and what to expect for the balance of 2020 and beyond. Please come with your questions and comments. Panelists: Vidya Raman, Principal, Sorenson Ventures Joe Jasin, Managing Director, DNA Partners Gaurav Tewari, Managing Partner, Omega Venture Partners Bios of the panelists can be viewed here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/venture-capital-panel-investment-and-latest-innovations-in-ai-tickets-121285152155 About the Moderator: Jason Putnam Gordon is a results-oriented corporate attorney practicing in the Venture Capital and Emerging Growth Companies group in Polsinelli's San Francisco office. He has a passion for working with experienced entrepreneurs and executives to make their vision a reality. Jason regularly represents companies throughout their life cycle in matters related to venture capital financing, strategic corporate relationships, corporate formation, complex mergers and acquisitions, sales, and divestitures. Jason regularly works in wide array of verticals including artificial intelligence, virtual reality, augmented reality, video games, software, hardware, life sciences, the internet of things and agricultural technology. His clients are based locally, elsewhere in the U.S., and internationally. You can reach Jason at: [masked]

FREE! How to Scale Your Go-to-Market Strategy and Tactics in a COVID-19 World

This is an online event. Participation is 100% online. Participants can be located anywhere in the world! Participants who have registered via Eventbrite will be emailed the login link before the start of the event. This event is FREE to attend! A "YES" RSVP on our meetup site does not confirm your reservation. Space is limited. Please only RSVP "Yes" if you will be attending In order to attend, please register here: (Registration link TBA.) Hurry! Slots are limited! > > > NOTE: The login link will be emailed to attendees who have registered via Eventbrite one hour before the start of the event.. < < < Marketing depends on building a connection to prospects and customers via your branding message. The message should promise to fulfill their needs. But now things have changed. In this workshop, together we will: A. Learn how to create a new marketing strategy: 1. Figure out customers' new needs and pains, 2. Craft your new offer and message to provide relief or gain, 3. Make a list new keywords, (check trending; tubebuddy) B. Select tactics for scaling up We will cover five ways you can scale using social media, podcasts and more. You will learn how to use these tactics to drive new revenue and keep what you have. Don’t delay – shift your messaging to fit the changing times and needs. Turn your Innovation into Revenue™ About the Speaker Steve Austin is a 25-year veteran of Silicon Valley and the founder of Silicon Valley iLab. He has worked with over 2,500 startups—giving him a unique insight into the challenges startups face and the secrets to achieving success. Dozens of startups have raised funding and scaled up after attending Steve's workshops. You can reach Steve at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/steveaustin/

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