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Be your own CFO, CLO & exploit new startup legal, tax & IPR norms to scale fast

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The startup ecosystem is changing, new laws, new taxing norm, new IPR norms have come up recently. Have you understood them well, are you prepared to exploit them to your maximum advantage? The next W2E session will help you be your own CFO (Chief Financial Officer) and CLO (Chief Legal Officer) and you'll be able to handle a lot of this stuff yourself. The session aims to equip you with all information that can be used to take wise decisions in the Legal, Financial, IPR related matters and use it to exploit any existing and new norms in these areas. The idea is to enable you to use this knowledge to scale quickly

1) Be your own CFO & CLO:
Here are the key areas that will be covered
• How to exploit the recently introduced startup laws to the maximum benefit.
• Legal documentation - the minimal, DIY (do it yourself) way.
• How to exploit the new TAX regime for startups.
• Accounting - all you needed to know to be your own CFO
• Using IPRs to your advantage with minimal investment.
• IPRs - you have but you don't know it and not using it to get investment and credibility.
• Putting it all together to scale your startup quickly and efficiently

Amit Chopra, founder Partner of a Chartered Accountancy Firm, is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has over 25 years of post-qualification experience and specializes in structuring of inbound and outbound investments from India, Financial/Corporate Restructuring, Joint Venture Advice, Establishment of Overseas Ventures etc.
Aditya Parolia, a Master of Laws in Commercial and Financial Services Law from National University of Singapore (NUS), is a business lawyer, with expertise in Dispute Resolution and Compliance. He is on the panel of various government organizations.
Ms. Raddhika Singh, founder of ALETHEIAA LEGAL an Intellectual Property Law Firm in August 2014. She has worked with India’s leading law firms such as Remfry & Sagar; K&S Partners and Luthra & Luthra Law Offices. Raddhika is proficient matters relating to protection and enforcement of Intellectual Property and exploiting them through licensing, assignments, technology transfers, technical collaborations, conducting due diligence and valuations.
Manish Puri is a Business Coach, having 24 years of work experience and held various leadership assignments in organizations like- Xerox India, ABN AMRO Bank, National Bank of Oman in Muscat & Max Life Insurance Co Ltd. He has expertise in the area of Enhancing Productivity, Business Volumes & Profitability.

2) Showcase your startup/ideas:
You can showcase your startups or startup ideas using presentations etc. for spreading the word and soliciting feedback from you peer entrepreneurs and get valuable suggestions.

3) Networking & Co-founder Match making:
The RSVP at the portal here ( facilitates the process for finding your co-founder. Moreover, you can use this section to network with the entrepreneurs from Delhi and Gurgaon. You are encouraged to bring your wire-frames, prototypes and get feedback from a peer community of entrepreneurs.

NOTE: It is a paid event, every attendee will need to contribute Rs. 150 or Rs. 250 towards the charges for the venue and other arrangements. The charges for the above event are Rs. 150 for the people who are registered on the group's portal ( and Rs. 250, for those who are not.

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