13 February 2019, Mumbai, VENTURE INTELLIGENCE:
The StartUp Ecosystem is blooming all across the nation. New ventures with innovative inititaives suing most modern technologies are springing up across various campuses like educational institutes, incubating centres and in tiny garages.
The government is also offering various schemes to support the initiatives up to POC levels. However huge investments are required at the GTM stage, this is where many venture capitalists are trying hard to bridge the demand and supply.
In addition Innumerable private investors have formed consortium to help the budding stars. On the whole the environment seems electrifying making the country, ‘the most happening place’ for StartUps. To show our solidarity with the investors who have played an active role in believing our vision and shaping our dreams, this is the right moment!
Chennai based Venture Intelligence is happy to announce the next edition of its Awards for Private Equity Excellence (APEX).
Arun Natarajan, Founder invites, ‘With your help, we would like to select and recognize Private Equity and Venture Capital Firms – across as many as 15 categories. The awards will be given away at the APEX’19 Summit Awards on February 27 at Mumbai.’
The APEX Summit is India’s leading Investor-Entrepreneur Interface platform where executives from leading companies – cutting across sectors – interact with PE-VC investors over structured panel discussions and generous networking sessions. The discussions – featuring a mix of Entrepreneurs, PE-VC Investors and Advisory firms – throw light on the latest trends in the PE-VC & Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in India.
He added, ‘Voting is easy. Each category has 3-4 nominations for you to choose from. To start voting, just Click Here.’
Good news to all our readers, founder has been magnanimous to offer a special discounted rate of INR 8,000+GST, by using Promo Code: VWOLF as part of the mail they drop to Venture Intelligence, ashok@ventureIntelligence.com / +91-9176033455.
The highlight of the event is ‘Fireside Chat’ with Kiran Reddy, CEO of SPI Group, who painstakingly built SPI Cinemas over 20 years into South India’s biggest exhibition chain (arguably as much loved for its popcorn as its movies), sold the business to PVR Cinemas in August 2018 (in a INR 850 crore transaction)
Kiran Reddy will share – for the first time on a public stage post the deal with PVR – highlights of the SPI Cinemas journey, the choices he made along the way, and his plans going ahead. Including Why & How the world of Entrepreneurship & Private Equity-Venture Capital will be a Big Part of his 2.0.
The event will unfold at 3 pm with Focus on Venture Capital Funding Even as Growth Capital investments in Consumer Internet & Mobile startups hit record highs in 2018, the number of Early Stage investments slid for the third consecutive year. What are the challenges facing this segment?
With the maturing of E-Commerce and challenges facing Fintech, which are the sectors Venture Capital investors focusing on during 2019? Will “Vernacular” and “the Next 500 Million Digital Consumers” live up to the hype? Leading VC investors and other experts will discuss emerging trends.
16.00: Break for Coffee & Networking
16.30: M&A Mantra With mega Private Equity-Venture Capital funding – including Buyouts as well the Exit needs of such investors – driving the M&A action, both investors and entrepreneurs need to pay more attention to what drives success of such transactions. An expert panel provides a guide to navigating the Buyout/M&A maze.
17:15: Private Equity – The Road Ahead 2018 bettered 2017 as the Biggest Ever Year for both Private Equity Investments & Exits. Can 2019 – despite nervousness in the Public Markets, Global Economic uncertainties and the upcoming General Elections – produce a Hat Trick? Hear from an eminent panel of industry practitioners on how they are reading the tea leaves.
18.30: is with Kiran Reddy at the Fireside Chat
19:15: APEX’19 PE-VC Awards Recognizing the Best Performing Private Equity-Venture Capital Firms of the previous year.
20:30: Cocktails & Dinner
It’s time to book your seat and be present to support your favourite at the podium. Good chances for entities that are looking to raise funding and branding, along with networking.
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