Startup EU-India Summit

European & Indian tech ecosystems coming together

07:30 AMRegistration open
Summit venue will also display various Startup and other companies
09:00 AMOpening Session
  • Introduction and Opening Address
    By Mr Praveen Paranjothi, Founder, Startup Europe India Network
  • Welcome Address
    By H.E. Mr Tomasz Kozlowski, Ambassador of the European Union to India
  • Special Address
    By Hon'ble Minister (tbc)
  • Address of the Chief Guest
    By Hon'ble Minister (tbc)
10:15 AMPresentation 10:45 PMCoffee Break 11:15 AMPanel Discussion: A tale of two tech policies Europe & India'
Bring together European and Indian policy makers and experts to discuss policy initiatives to build a favourable ecosystem for startups
  • H.E. Mr Žigmund Bertók, Ambassador, Embassy of the Slovak Republic in India
  • Mr Riho Kruuv, Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of Estonia in India
  • Indian Startup policy (DIPP*)
  • Software Products representation
  • Mr Klaus Pendl, First Counsellor - ICT, EU Delegation to India (Moderator)
12:10 PMThe power of connecting startups ecosystems across the world
Fireside Chat with Mr Isidro Laso Ballesteros, Head of Startup Section, DG CONNECT, European Commission
12:30 PMLunch 2:00 PMPanel: Corporate investments & innovation
Industry perspectives of innovation & investments landscape with a focus on Europe & Indian digital markets.
  • Mr Randeep Raina, CTO, Nokia Networks India
  • Mr Karthee Madasamy, VP and MD, Qualcomm Ventures India
  • Mr Alok Bardiya, Director and Country Head, Cisco Investments
  • Mr Rohit Sood, Director, Bertelsmann India
  • Mr Sachin Tagra, Associate VP, Brand Capital (Times Group)
  • Dr Wilfried Aulbur, Managing Partner, Roland Berger (Moderator)
3:00 PMPanel: European and Indian Venture Capital insights
Bring together investors from Europe and India and discuss cross border investment opportunities
  • Mr Ted Persson, Design Partner, EQT Ventures
  • Mr Hans de Back, General Partner, Orange Growth Capital
  • Ms Francisco Velazquez de Cuellar, Managing Partner, Axon Partners Group
  • Mr Praveen Paranjothi, VC & Founder, Startup Europe India Network (Moderator)
4:00 PMCoffee Break 4:20 PMPanel: Startups
Focus on experiences, opportunities and challenges in India and Europe
  • Mr Greg Moran, CEO, ZoomCar India
  • Mr Bipin Narang, MD, Printvenue
  • AppLift*
  • Mr Shailesh Kekre, Partner, Mckinsey & Co. Inc. (Moderator)
5:00 PMFireside Chat
with Hanno Stegmann, Asia CEO Rocket Internet / Asia Pacific Internet Group
5:30 PMClosing Keynote
By Mr T V Mohandas Pai, Chairman, Aarin Capital
6:00 PMClosing of the Summit

* invited but not confirmed