LaunchX

JU E-Cell and JU Alumni Association, Singapore presents
Know about LaunchX

Connecting Startups

Jadavpur University presents their annual flagship event, ESummit'20. There's a Popular saying , "Nothing GREAT happens in your comfort zone". So, get out of there and DISCOVER YOUR POTENTIAL to think out of the box. AWAKEN the entrepreneur within you ! Push yourself through the plethora of events being hosted , from Pitching events to Hackathons and many more. CONNECT with change-makers of dynamic goals and mindset, make your network strong , BUILD your path of being an entrepreneur . Keep innovating, continue challenging yourself , sustain the business acumen and become an astute ENTREPRENEUR !

1st March 2020

Venue : Gandhi Bhawan, Jadavpur University

In Association With

StockEdge
Nasscom

KNOW ABOUT LaunchX

LaunchX is essentially a pan-India fund-raising start-up pitching competition where start-ups would be looking forward to raise funds and gain potential mentorship from the panel of able mentors. Through overall leveraging of the entire entrepreneurial ecosystem, LaunchX gives start-ups an opportunity to launch their start-ups and develop their necessary skills at the same time. LaunchX promises the early-stage start-ups a platform to shine and get under the limelight of the Ecosystem.

Investment Partners

IAN

Incubation Partners

Workspace Partners

Our Investors

Digvijay Singh

COO ( Indian Angel Network)

Salil Aggarwal

General Manager at Wework Labs , former Founding Team Member & Head of Operations at OYO , former Business Operations Associate at ZS Associates

Naveen Kejriwal

General Manager at Lenovo (Eastern India, Nepal Bhutan & Bangladesh) , former Zonal Manager - Eastern India at HP , former Marketing Manager at Nokia

Suman Sengupta

Head - Professional Services at Lead Angels

Rakesh Malhotra

Founder: SAR Group, Luminous, Livpure, Livguard & Ncubate Capital ; JU Alumni

Amit Kumar

Partner at ah! Ventures

Deepak Daftari

Vice President at TiE Kolkata

Ravi Didwania

Senior Manager - Global Procure to Pay Operations and Transformation Head, TiE Kolkata Charter Members

Vasant Subramanyan

Former President at TiE Kolkata, National President at Indo-American Chambers of Commerce

Srish Agrawal

Corporate Branding & Internet Marketing Strategist, Angel Investor, Speaker, Founder & CEO - A1 Future Technologies, TiE Kolkata Charter Members

Mentors

Subhrangshu Sanyal

CEO IIM Calcutta Innovation Park, Ph.D, PGDM-IIMC

Gaurav Kapoor

Head of Social Entrepreneurship, IIM Calcutta Innovation Park

Shruti Aggarwal

Founder at thestartuplab.in

Arihant Kothari

Deputy Manager (10000 Start Ups) at NASSCOM

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Why should you participate

Our Offerings

Raise Funds

Impress our panel by your able pitching and earn funds for your start-up.

Mentorship

Get long-time mentorship from our panel of eminent mentors.

Incubation

If yours is a budding enterprise looking for incubation, this is the right place for you.

F.A.Q.

  • LaunchX is a pan-India level fund-raising event that not only aims to bring eminent startups across the nation, but also brings in world-renowned mentors, thus throwing a spotlight on some of the most promising startups in the country. Through overall leveraging of the entire entrepreneurial ecosystem, LaunchX gives the startups, an opportunity to Launch their Start-ups and at the same time develop necessary skills.

  • The start-ups coming under the following categories can participate:
    1: Start-ups who have just boot-strapped their ventures and are looking forward to mentorship and potentially get incubated, with little or no investment.
    2: Start-ups that are already operational and are looking to raise funds anything between 10 lakhs to 1 crore.

  • The Start-up Pitch competition would be providing fundraising opportunities and provide a tremendous pool of market opportunities and resources available, exclusively to early-stage Start-ups to shine and get under the limelight of the Eco-system.

  • Yes this is a paid event.

  • Please click on Register Now and login to your JU E-Summit Account to register. Also you can click here to proceed.

  • After registration, the teams selected only will move on to the next round ie for te on-day pitching at Jadavpur University on 1st March 2020.

  • When registering your idea on our forum Jadavpur University Entrepreneurship Cell will ensure the confidentiality of your idea. The information will only be provided to the student heads and the mentors.

  • Investors help start-ups grow and nurture in many ways:
    1. Stakeholder Management
    2. Raising Funds
    3. Recruiting Talent
    4. Marketing: Developing the Marketing Strategy for acquiring your specified beachhead
    market
    5. M&A Activity: merger and acquisition opportunities
    6. Organizational Restructuring

  • All Startups stand a chance to have an angel investment and get incubated, although this will be done at the decision of the panel. You will get opportunities to network with a variety of startups in and out of Kolkata, mentors and investors.

  • No. In fact, participating start-ups would be segregated in the following manner:
    1. Start-ups who have just boot-strapped their ventures and are looking forward to mentorship and potentially get incubated, with little or no investment.
    2. Start-ups that are already operational and are looking to raise funds anything between 10 lakhs to 1 crore.