Secrets of successful B2B startups

B2B(Business to Business) is one of the most sought-after categories in the startup environment. With international companies like Slack, Atlassian and national companies like Zoho, Freshdesk, WebEngage, Gridle, Locanix, SkyQuestt making huge strides in the industry and experiencing great success, the stakes today are higher than ever in the industry.

Startup Saturday, Headstart Ahmedabad’s flagship event for the month of June in assoiciation with eChai and GTU Innovation Council has decided to unravel the secrets that propel the B2B startups and the amount of effort that goes into kick starting a company and taking it to the next level.

We have Akash Bhavsar from SkyQuestt, Ruchit Surati from Locanix, Yash Shah from Gridle and Pankaj Bhimani from iRiS TechSol LLP taking us through their journey and telling us their tales of how they started their companies, the challenges they faced in their initial days and the challenges they face in their day-to- day operations and how they overcome them. It’ll be an exciting day for the Ahmedabad’s startup ecosystem.

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


Akash Bhavsar

Co-Founder at SkyQuestt & WaterQuest HydroResources Management India Pvt. Ltd.

An Entrepreneur, VentureCapitalist, Innovation Ecosystem Architect, Global Innovation Policy & IP Commercialisation Expert, Akash has always been involved in the world of entrepreneurship and has founded SkyQuestt, Water Hydroresources Management India Pvt Ltd and has chaired the Task force on Innovation & Competitiveness, UN ESCAP Business Advisory Council (EBAC)

Ruchit Surati

Co-Founder at Locanix

Entrepreneur and hands-on technologist with 10 years of experience. Worked as software professional before co-founding Locanix in 2012, Riuchit has worked tirelessly in brining the entrepreneurial community in Ahmeadbad to where it is today and still stands as a strong believer in the community and that it can reach to never-before- seen heights.

Yash Shah

Co-founder & CEO,

Mechie from NIT-S, Yash has founded a monthly news letter for college, interned at IIM-A, Patented Front Adaptive Lighting System, is a Kairos Fellow, has Published a paper on Gesture Interfacing Devices, worked as an Investment Banker at a Nationalized Bank in India and Co-Founded Gridle- which is incubated at CIIE, IIM-A.

Pankaj Bhimani

Co-Founder and Salesman at iRiS TechSol LLP

Entrepreneur with vast amount of experience in selling cloud telephony services to businesses and facilitate them to conduct their business with ease. Pankaj will be telling us tale tales of his experience dealing with clients across the globe.


Event Details

11 Jun, 2016
05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
GTU Innovation Council
S4, Room #132, ACPC Building,
L.D College of Engineering Campus
Ahmedabad - 380015

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