How to Start a Startup? The initial challenges!

Startups are taking the nation by storm. The closeted entrepreneurs are now finding more and more courage to test their ideas in the market and many of them do it successfully. To empower more such individuals, Startup Saturday, Headstart Ahmedabad’s flagship event for the month of July has decided to unravel the secrets that propel the startups and the amount of effort that goes into kick starting a company and taking it to the next level.

*NOTE: This event is free. Entery will be on first come first serve basis.


Samir Patel

COO at InteractCRM Solutions, also the CEO and Co-Founder of MAPROSYS

An MBA from Indiana University, USA with over 25 years’ experience in diverse business verticals catering both domestic and international markets. Successful business entrepreneur and a creative visionary with expertise ranging from corporate operations and business strategy to sales & advertising, entrepreneur skills, plastics manufacturing and branding. Has spearheaded a digital branding solutions company and presently the COO at InteractCRM Solutions Private Limited, a customer experience management company based out of Mumbai that has provided technology solutions to clients like Just Dial, UTI, Go Air , Standard Chartered Bank etc. Also the CEO and Co-Founder of an experiential knowledge transfer consulting firm MAPROSYS based out of Ahmedabad.

Mitesh Sanghvi

Serial entrepreneur, official mentor for IIMA CIIE ETPoI startups and founder of Startup Launchpad

Mitesh Sanghvi is a serial entrepreneur by profession and is into food, real estate, packaging and IT industries.He owns two canteens, is into real estate advisory for investors, also supplies packaging materials for dress materials in Ahmedabad.

Mitesh heads the Google Business Group community in Ahmedabad which was ranked no 1 by Google among 160 chapters worldwide. Mitesh has mentored more than 20 startups till date and is also the official mentor for IIMA CIIE ETPoI startups. He has recently launched Startup Launchpad - a Marketplace for Startups in India.

Komal Shah

Sr. Enabler-Entrepreneurship - Viridian Espark Venture Accelerator

Komal is a marketing & services professional with over 11 years of extensive experience of working across sectors. She is an MBA Gold Medalist from Nirma Institute of Management. She currently observes the role of a senior enabler at Viridian ESpark Venture Accelerator, Ahmedabad and works with start-ups across domains.


Event Details

09 Jul, 2016
05:00 PM to 07:30 PM
GTU Innovation Council
S4, Room #132, ACPC Building,
L.D College of Engineering Campus
Ahmedabad - 380015

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