The next session ‘Tenets of Building a Business’ guides you through the business development process. This will provide attendees with an opportunity to take an early, closer look at topics that are top-of-mind right now.

This workshop will:
•    Build your knowledge and understanding of business plan components
•    Help you understand your business and markets
•    Provide information on choosing a business structure
•    Role and necessity of building an effective marketing plan and financial plan
•    Importance of building the right team
•    Introduction to IP and its relevance in your business


Nagaraja Prakasam , Angel Investor , Intrapreneur
Naga is leading IAN’ Impact Ventures initiative. His expertise and interests lies in impact ventures, investments, new ventures, MnA, strategy, product development, sales.
At IAN he is a very active member of sub groups that does due diligence and also led many deals. He also evangelizes IAN at various forums and conferences. He mentors IAN incubatees who are working cutting edge technologies. He served in the jury for “Power of Ideas 2010” conducted by IIM-A, Economic Times and Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and evaluated and mentored entrepreneurs in social and clean tech. He is doing the same for 2012 Power of Ideas as well along with the resident mentors for the finalists. As a member of IIM-A’ Mentor-edge since its inception he mentors budding entrepreneurs.  Currently residing in Bangalore, Naga holds a B.E. degree from Thiagarajar College of Engineering, India and an MBA degree from the San Diego/Kennesaw State University, United States.

Rahul Gupta, CEO at Kuruvindum.
Kuruvindum is an early-stage (Angel/Seed stage) VC focusing on innovative tech start-ups within India. It was born out of Rahul Dev Gupta’s abiding passion for science and technology. He conceptualized Kuruvindum to pursue this passion by leveraging his academic background of a Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) degree in Electronics Engineering) and MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA). He has been nominated to various honorary positions (both ex-officio and otherwise) with Government and other organizations. He is a member of Mensa, the UK based organization for persons with exceptional intelligence. He advises & mentor’s business plan contestants; judge business plans & elevator pitch contests; chair panel discussions; speak about start- ups, VC/PE investing practices etc at various institutes:- Indian School of Business (ISB) Hyderabad; IIT Mumbai (IITB) Shailesh J Mehta School of Management; Institute of Financial Management & Research (IFMR); TATA NEN Hottest Startups; IIT Madras (IITM); National Institute of Technology (NIT) Trichy; College of Engineering Guindy (Anna University); SSN College of Engineering; SRM University; Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA); Saveetha Engineering College; NEN TATA First Dot contest; Great Lakes Institute of Management (GLIM); etc.

Who Should Attend?

•    Budding Entrepreneurs
•    CEOs & CXOs of Small & Medium size organizations
•    People with new Entrepreneurial ideas


3:30 PM to 4:00PM – Registration
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM –Nagaraja Prakasam Angel Investor , IAN
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM –Rahul Gupta, CEO, Kuruvindum
8:00 PM onwards – High Tea & Networking.


CA Technologies
115 IT Park Area Nanakramguda Gachibowli
Hyderabad : 500019
Andhra Pradesh ,India .

CA Technologies Phone Number : (40) 66878000
CA Technologies Website :

Registration Fees 

Rs. 1,000/- per delegate.
Register Now Limited seats available.
You can choose to make the payment through:
1.    Online – Debit/Credit Cards.
2.    Online – Net Banking.
3.    Cash
4.    Cheque (in favor of ‘IAN Mentoring and Incubation Services‘) – The Cheque or cash can be dropped at NASSCOM Office (Bidhan Kankate), 1st Floor, Unit # 105, 2B Building, Maximus Towers, Raheja Mindspace, Hi-Tech City, Madhapur, Hyderabad.

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