Event Description: What got you here, won't get you there. Most entrepreneurs fail to scale up because it needs a whole new set of skills, tools, and people. Learn from someone who started local and went global with more than 8 businesses in the US and India.
Learning Outcome: 1) When to scale up? 3 signs you are ready 2) What changes between startup & scale up? 3) The Network Effect 4) How to attract the right team for scaling? Where to find them? 5) Change in team dynamics (what got you here, won't get you there) 6) How much funding to raise? How to select the right investors? 7) Setting up a KPI system in place to push the growth team while increasing accountability (hire slow, fire fast). 8) Burning Money vs Money Management 9) Speed up with strategic partners. How to choose? Why will they partner with a startup? 10) Align value creation with valuation and exit in mind. (This is where you and your investors get rich)
Date & Timing: Saturday, the 29th of June 2019 between 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm Main facilitator: Avelo Roy (MD, Kolkata Ventures) Venue: To be Informed Upon Registration
The workshop will be facilitated by Mr. Avelo Roy (MD, Kolkata Ventures). Mr. Roy specializes in getting business from Idea 2 Revenue in 30 days or less. He has done it for 8 of his own business in the US and India and helped 100's of startups to do the same under Kolkata Ventures. Here's a brief bio on Mr. Avelo Roy:
Avelo Roy is currently: MD, Kolkata Ventures (Kolkata) MD & CEO, Nearify (Delhi & Chicago) Director, ECC Engineering Pvt. Ltd (Kolkata) Startup Advisor, Prime Minister of Nepal Guest lecturer: Illinois Institute of Technology, Northwestern University, IITs (Delhi, Kharagpur, Bhubaneswar, and Guwahati)
Facts & Figures: 500+ speaking engagements in US & India, including White House Panel for Entrepreneurship Education, Startup America, Invest India @ Rashtrapati Bhavan, TEDx Talks, Josh talks and more. 150+ awards in India, US, Canada & China 1500+ startup mentees in India, US, Canada & China
Avelo Roy started his entrepreneurial journey at 19 years of age and built his first million-dollar business by the time he was 22. Avelo is a Tech Entrepreneur, Investor, TV Host & 3 times TEDx Speaker. He has built 8 businesses in the US & India with multi-million dollars worth of products and services ranging from consumer electronics, Artificial intelligence systems, healthcare process automation, food science, wireless communications, wearable technology, and graphical password applications.
As the great great grandson of Sarojini Naidu, Avelo continues the legacy forward by tirelessly serving the Indian youth through entrepreneurship education using lean startup methodology and principles of Bhagavad Gita. His efforts through Kolkata Ventures in the past 2 years have resulted in 375+ revenue-generating startups responsible for around 4500 new jobs created in 10 states of East India.