Posts Tagged ‘open coffee club’

Nominations for Lightning Pitches are now open for the new season of
Startup Saturdays in 2010.

Lightning Pitches as the name suggests are quick presentations of 2
minutes followed by a Q & A session with the audience. They can help
you in multiple ways by getting you a valuable audience to gain
feedback, suggestions, and ideas to move ahead in your business.

If you would like to present your startup or idea or service/product
in the January 2010 Startup Saturday, please email me these details:
a. Name of company
b. Core team
c. Idea/problem-solved
d. Current stage (Idea and Formation, Incubation, Serving first
customers, Scaling up, etc.)
e. Market
f.  Website Address
g. Your/presenter’s contact number

January SS will happen on the 9th.

It would be at IIM Bangalore.

Time : 09-01-2009.


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Sunday February 8, 2009 from 10:00am – 12:00pm

ZOE restolounge – Bistro Mediterranee

No 3790, Opp Dr.Ambedkar College,

7th main Road, Off 100 feet Road,

 HAL 2nd stage,

Indiranagar Bangalore,

 Karnataka 560038

Get Directions This will be a Generic Open Coffee Club Bangalore Meet where in we all will share about ourselves, offer / seek – help / advice and connect with each other for potential synergies or just to know the world around us. We will also be covering our partner – NEN’s E Week activities.

Essentially NEN (www.nenonline.org) encourages and drives entrepreneurship adoption at the educational institutes level wherein they awaken the spirit of entrepreneurship within students. They are observing Entrepreneurship Week India 7-14 Feb and this time the focus is on our common religion – GO GREEN. We will be doing our tiny bit at OCC in this massive NEN’s initiative. To learn more please observe: http://www.nenonline.org/jsp/eweek09/about_eweek_09.jsp

For more information give a shout to Amarinder on: 93431 71420 / amarinder.singh.76@gmail.com

 Ticket Info: Cover Charge: INR 50 (to be adjusted against beverages and/or snacks that you order).

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Sunday September 21, 2008 from 10:30am – 12:30pm

Ta`am Restaurants Private Limited

A Square, #565, 8th Main, 4th Block, Koramangala
Bangalore, Karnataka 560034

Category: Social
Price: INR 50 (Experiment first time – cover charge)

Generic Meet: Introductions & Synergy Opportunities.
Surprise Guest.
I want to share something about Media (bit serious, bit funny).

93431 71420

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Sunday August 31, 2008 from 10:30am – 12:30pm CoreObjects Brigade MLR, #50, Vani Vilas Road, Opp. National College, Basavanagudi, Bangalore, Karnataka 560004 Category: Social Featured Guest: Ashish Sinha the force behind extremely popular & pertinent http://www.pluggd.in – pluGin to Indian Startups and Business. Yes we have been wanting to have him with us for some time and here it finally happens. Ashish will share with us the following: 1. Quickly take us through his entire blogging journey from prelude till date. 2. Few lessons he learnt as a part of the above rich experience (including and not limiting to – what sort of actionable components one should have in site/seeding/building community, some experience from product management, etc). 3. How should startups approach bloggers a. What expectations should one have. b. Is being “Techcrunched” a great thing? Really? May not be 4. Some inputs for those who want to do lot of active blogging / blogging to earn living, make impact, etc. 5. Open house and lots of Q&A.

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Principal Axis

34/1 Crescent Road
Bangalore, Karnataka 560 001
Sunday, August 3, 2008

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM 
Ladies & Gentlemen – this coming Sunday we will be meeting with Rajeev K Purnaiya. Rajeev had most of his higher education in US (a B.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering from the University of Alabama and an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University).

Rajeev was the Founder and Managing Director of CyberBazaar, India’s first and largest conferencing company. After selling CyberBazaar to WebEx, Inc., he was the Managing Director of WebEx India until mid-2005.

Rajeev has gone back to entrepreneurship and has recently launched – “hooeey” – which helps you manage your browsing productivity. You may learn more at: http://www.hooeey.com/

We will interact with Rajeev on the following points:
– Rajeev’s initial days and the first ideas / plans / thoughts on wanting to be an entrepreneur
– Experience of launching & building CyberBazaar. It’s acquisition by WebEx
– Ideas behind “hooeey” and the product launch. More discussion on the product as well.
– Transition from a Telecom Venture to a Web Based Product.
– Experiences, lessons and other points which the group may want to learn from Rajeev

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