India has had a hell lot of startup “conferences”, “meet-ups” and what not. But what about a bash ? A startup-bash, comprising of some of the biggest investor names from Asia and abroad, with a select few group of startups pitching, at an exotic beach resort in Goa ! Yup. Welcome to Startup India Rocks. GOA !

Organised by Scaale Capital, the VC firm with offices spread across four key markets of SF, London, Barcelona and Mumbai, Startup India Rocks is an extended edition of similar events organised across the globe, most notably on the valley in US.

Scaale Capital says, that this never-seen-before platform is a laudation of the burgeoning Indian entrepreneurial spirit to reach out to the world! The event will have participation from some of India’s best Entrepreneurs, CXOs, VCs and Angels engaging actively with stakeholders from start-up ecosystems across the world including Silicon Valley, London, Berlin, Estonia, Istanbul, Helsinki, Singapore and more!

And just to give you a flavour of who all you can expect at this mega startup bash, Scaale will handpick approximately 300 participants (150 International + 150 Indian) to be a part of this unique celebration.

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Some of the confirmed Global Investors include the likes of Paulo Andrez (Ex- President – EBAN), Vesa Perala (Angel Investor – FIBAN), Stephen Liu (Angel Investor – China & Founder of Cybernaut Investment Group), Gary Stewart (Director at Wayra – UK – a Telefónica Initiative), Ricardo Luz (Board Member – EBAN), Burak Buyukdemir (Founder – Etohum), Peter E. Braun (Founder – Mountain Club -Swiss Angel Network), Sandeep Aneja (Founder & MD – Kaizen Private Equity), Radha Kizhanattam (Principal – Unitus Seed Fund), Mohit Kabra (CFO –MakeMyTrip), among a host of other reputed international investors.

While the scale of Scaale’s event is pretty much imaginable, the event is highly exclusive in terms of startup entries. Seats are very limited (of course), and you should hence rush in to register yours, before it gets filled up.

And with every registration, your startup automatically becomes eligible for the following :

  • A maximum of 60 most innovative and deserving startups would have an opportunity to pitch for investment.
  • The next best 30 startups would be offered a space for an exclusive product launch.
  • Startup India Rocks would provide a space for your company logo on its website starting September 1 until the end of the event. Additionally, a brief on your company would be shared with the list of Investors/CXOs participating at Startup India Rocks, Goa and the logo will be a part of most of event’s marketing communications.

Starting to have that sudden adrenaline rush ? We know. No worries, head over to Startup India Rocks’ website to register for the event, and be a part of a Startup bash, you’d have never witnessed before.


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