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May 26, 2023 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Inviting Cultural Entrepreneurs, Funders, Mentors, and Industry Leaders to NICEorg’s FIRST-EVER physical meet-up in Bangalore!

Meet | Network | Learn and Exhibit!

You are invited so please click here to know more and confirm: https://bit.ly/CEmeet2023 

There will also be an exhibition of Cultural Products by Entrepreneurs This will be on the BIC Ground Floor. Cultural enterprises interested to display their products, write to us at namaste@niceorg.in 


9:00 – 9:30 am: Registration, Lobby BIC

9:45 – 10:05 am: Welcome Address by Prof. Rishikesha Krishnan, Director IIM-Bangalore

10:05 – 10:25 am: Keynote Address by Vipul Jain, Founding Partner, Hearth Ventures and Co-founder, Catalysts for Social Action, Entrepreneur. 

10:25 – 10:45 am: Keynote Address by Kannan Sitaram, Co-Founder and Partner, Fireside Ventures

10:45 – 10:55 am: NICEorg’s Journey and Road Ahead, Sanjay Anandaram, Co-Founder, NICEorg

10:55 – 11:40 am: Panel Discussion on Bridging the Gap – Aligning Investors’ Requirements with those of Cultural Enterprises. Panelists:

    • Kunal Sachdev, Founder, Renaissance Craft Venture Builder
    • Ankur Mehta, Director Upaya Social Ventures
    • Bharat Kaushik, Director and CBO, Adukale
    • Abhilesh Gupta, Co-Founder, AyuRythm
    • Ramesh Krishnamurthy, CEO & Founder, Delight Foods
    • Moderator: Kanchana KV, COO, NICEorg

11:40 – 11:55 am: Tea Break

11:55 am – 12:25 pm: Panel Discussion on the Role of Mentors and Advisors in Building Cultural Enterprises. Panelists:  

    • Vijay Ladha, Business Mentor & Entrepreneur
    • Sucharita Eashwar, Founder Catalyst for Women Entrepreneurship
    •  Subhashish Bharuka, Founder CEO NuttyFox
    •  Vasudha Mohan Co-Founder, Bhogaraju Foods
    • Moderator: Debleena Majumdar, Co-Founder, Kahaniyah

12:25 – 01:10 pm: Panel Discussion on Building an Ecosystem for Cultural EntrepreneursPanelists:

    • Anita Kumar, Head – Amazon in the Community, Amazon
    • Mala Dhawan, Founder Trustee A Hundred Hands
    • Nidhi Singh, Co-Founder Samosa Singh
    • Aravin Namadev, Venture Partner Ah! Ventures
    • Anand Sri Ganesh, COO NSRCEL, IIMB
    • Moderator: Ravi Narayan, Board Member NICEorg

01:15 – 02:00 pm: Networking over Lunch

02:00 – 03:00 pm: Closed-Door Discussion with Cultural Entrepreneurs on starting a Bangalore Chapter

REGISTER NOW: https://bit.ly/CEmeet2023


May 26, 2023
9:30 am - 4:30 pm




Bangalore International Center
7, 4th Main Rd, Stage 2, Domlur
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