Deshpande Startups, India’s largest startup incubator has organized ‘Startup Gravity’ event on 3rd February (today) at Deshpande Startups, Hubballi.
The event has organized various Product launches, Panel discussions, Startup showdowns, and talks by eminent personalities across the entrepreneurial space.
With the tagline of “The Future is already here”, Startup Gravity focuses on encouraging students who are going to build next big thing for the World from India.
The event has been organized in association with Startup Karnataka, Ktech Innovation Hub, Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM), Google for Startups, TiE Hubballi, TiE Global, etc.
Gururaj Deshpande, Co-founder of Deshpande Foundation, and Aravind Chinchure, CEO of Deshpande Foundation will inaugurate the event today at 9:30. Detailed itinerary is as follows.
10:00 AM Product launch of Airbound: The world’s first Zero infrastructure delivery network to provide instant deliveries to everyone on the earth by launching Blended Wing Body Tailsitter.
10:15 AM to 11:05 AM: Panel discussion on ‘Art & Science of Disruption’ by Suhas Motwani, Tanveer Ahmed, Jayant Khandare, Navajith Karakera, and Ankush L Koravi.
11:05 AM: Product launch: Debound. 11:30 AM to 12:15 PM: Panel discussion on the Golden Era of the Indian Startup Ecosystem by Premnath Venugopalan, Hemant Sahal, Ranganath Kempanahally, and Kavya Agarwal.
12:15 PM Product launch – Volume; 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM: Panel discussion on ‘Make in University’ by Richa Bajpai, Rishav Agarwal, Arshdeep Taneja, and Dr. Aravind Chinchure.
2:30 PM: Product launch: Serri; 2:45 PM to 3:45 PM: Panel discussion on Decoding Startup investments for 2023 & beyond by Anil Joshi, Amey Mashelkar, Shekar Nair, Dennis Hong, Serge Bhachu.
3:45 PM to 4:45 PM: Startup showdown: Stage pitching by the Best 3 startups of Startup Gravity. 4:45 PM to 5:00 PM: Product launch: Walnut.
The Valedictory ceremony will have the esteemed presence of NR Narayana Murthy, founder of Infosys, and Gururaj Desh Deshpande, Founder of Deshpande Foundation. Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM.
Speaking about Deshpande Foundation Hubballi, T.V.Mohandas Pai says that “I found the ecosystem in Hubballi fascinating, I’d come here a few years ago and when I came here and saw what was happening, I was astounded”.
“I did not expect it to be so large, so effective, so impactful on startups. It is possibly the biggest, most modern ecosystem created by anyone in India’s history” He added.