The biggest names of business and entrepreneurship from across the country attend to share their experiences at the Jai Hind College Entrepreneurship Summit.
Founder, Pinstorm and Co-founder, Seedfund
Mahesh Murthy is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Director and Founding Partner at Seedfund. Mr. Murthy is also the Founder of Passionfund.com, which he founded in 2000. He is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Pinstorm Technologies Private Limited. He ran Channel V till 2000 and then founded Passionfund to invest in and guide startups. He has over 26 years of marketing and communications experience, of which 15 years are in online marketing.
Chairman & MD, Parag Milk Foods
Mr. Devendra Shah is Chairman & Managing Director of Parag Milk Foods, India’s largest
private dairy and manufacturers of the Gowardhan and Go range of milk and milk products.
He also holds reputed positions in various ventures like Director - Bhimashankar Sahakari
Sakhar Karkhana, Pargaon; Secretary of National Centre for Rural Development. In 1989 he found
his true calling - the dairy business. Devendra Shah turned Parag Milk Foods into one of the most profitable dairy businesses ever.
Investor, Mentor & ex-CEO of SINE IIT Bombay
Ajeet Khurana is an author, educator, mentor, angel investor, and speaker for e-commerce and online business. He is the former CEO of the Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE) -- the business incubator at IIT Bombay. His combination of technical and business education fueled his passion for online ventures. He mostly invests in early stage ventures but not at the ideation/planning stage of a firm. Mr. Khurana is mostly looking for startups that have demonstrable products and revenue traction. His key investment areas include education, e-commerce, software, internet and internet-enabled services and mobile.
Chairman Emeritus, Kokuyo Camlin
Mr. Subhash Dandekar is an eminent Industrialist and Chairman Emeritus of Kokuyo Camlin Ltd. He is also Corporate Advisor to Camlin Fine Sciences Limited and President of Shushrusha Citizen's Co-op Hospital Limited, Dadar, Mumbai. Mr. Dandekar has held various positions in different entities such as Executive Chairman - Camlin Limited, Chairman - SICOM Limited (State Investment Corporation of Maharashtra). His many years of experience in building and branding businesses, from stationery to chemicals, brings a unique perspective on startup entrepreneurship.
Senior Editor, Business Today
Ajita Shashidhar has done indepth reporting on the media and entertainment sector, where she has been tracking media conglomerates such as Star India, ZEE, Viacom 18, Sony and NDTV. she has also been doing lot of industry features. In FMCG and retail also, she has covered big companies such as HUL, Marico, Cadbury, Future Group, Shoppers Stop and so on.
With immense core expertise across many fields, these industry experts at the Entrepreneurship Summit mentored and guide budding entrepreneurs on their journey to success.
Chairman & Managing Director, Opal Asia
CEO, Greensole & Director, Heritage Girls School
Owner, Nature Trails Resorts
Managing Director, Catapooolt
MD & Head of Legal, Barclays India