TechSparks 2023, YourStory’s flagship three-day conference, is gearing up to be bigger, better, and bolder than ever before. With a lineup of India’s top startup founders, investors, and innovators, this year’s event promises to be a game-changer in the Indian tech landscape.
The conference will feature a curated selection of keynotes, fireside chats, panel discussions, masterclasses, workshops, and product installations. These sessions aim to set the stage for ‘The Great Indian Techade’, showcasing the latest advancements and trends in the technology and innovation sectors.
On the opening day, attendees will have the opportunity to engage with industry stalwarts, including Bhavish Aggarwal, the founder of Ola, who will discuss the future of electric mobility in India. Additionally, Divya Raghavendra Rao, Co-founder and MD of Rameshwaram Cafe, will share her inspiring journey of turning an unassuming Udupi joint into a socio-cultural phenomenon in Bengaluru.
For millennial and Gen-Z audiences, content creator Ankur Warikoo will provide insights into content creation and the influencer economy in India. With the calls for industry regulation becoming louder, Warikoo’s keynote is sure to be a valuable and thought-provoking session.
Emerging tech enthusiasts can look forward to discussions on ‘Generative AI’ and its impact on various industries. Experts from Google Cloud India and AWS Commercial Business India will delve into the growing correlation between cloud and artificial intelligence, shedding light on the cutting-edge technology driving change in the world around us.
In addition, there will be panel discussions on new-age wealth creation, featuring industry veterans and experts. They will explore alternative investment options that are gaining popularity among India’s young working population, such as gold and stocks.
The conference will also showcase the remarkable resurgence of WeWork in the Indian market. Karan Virwani, CEO of WeWork India, will share the company’s journey of resilience and recovery amidst global challenges.
Investor-focused sessions will include Vani Kola, MD of Kalaari Capital, unveiling India’s Techade Playbook in her keynote address. Prominent venture capitalists from Accel India, Premji Invest, Bessemer Venture Partners, and 3One4 Capital will discuss the startup journey from seed to scale, providing invaluable insights for aspiring founders.
Furthermore, the conference will feature the success story of Urban Company, a company that disrupted India’s home services economy. Founder-CEO Abhiraj Singh and Mridul Arora, Partner at Elevation Capital, will shed light on how they built an enduring company in a cluttered market.
TechSparks 2023 will also host ‘The Great Startup Debate’ between Bengaluru and Mumbai, exploring the startup ecosystems of both cities. Additionally, YourStory’s flagship Tech30 report, highlighting disruptive startups to watch out for, will be launched during the conference.
The event will conclude with YourStory’s Pitch Fest, where innovative startups will get the opportunity to present their game-changing ideas to a panel of esteemed judges.
Overall, TechSparks 2023 promises to be a gala event, offering valuable insights, inspiring stories, and networking opportunities for everyone in India’s tech and startup communities.
– TechSparks: YourStory’s flagship three-day conference that brings together top startup founders, investors, and innovators in India.
– Electric mobility: The use of electric vehicles for transportation purposes, replacing traditional combustion engine vehicles.
– Generative AI: An advanced form of artificial intelligence that is capable of generating new content or behaviors autonomously.
– Venture capitalist (VC): A person or firm that provides capital to startups and early-stage companies in exchange for equity.
– Seed to scale journey: The process of taking a startup from its initial seed funding stage to a large-scale, mature company.
– Disruptive startups: Companies that introduce innovative products or services that significantly disrupt established markets or industries.
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