A stage that will be shared by pioneers of startup ecosystem and tech industry leaders. A platform that gives budding entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their ideas to renowned investors and industry experts. A medium for the startups to showcase the products and services they have put all their blood and sweats into, and a place where people get to witness a perfect by-product of entertainment and innovation.
Pitch Off is about everything stated above and much more. There are many but we bring to you eight exclusive reasons you absolutely cannot miss Pitch Off:
A never-seen-before lineup of industry experts
At the event, enthusiasts will witness highly curated panels of speakers representing various global giants. Pitch Off is a platform where you can get deep insights from prominent experts of leading domains to know how products and their offerings can be improvised, keeping in view the prevailing market trends.
The panels will have executives from technology companies including HCL, Digital Ocean, SAP, Motorola among others. They will provide important insights on future technology of India.
Showcase of innovations: The Expo
After conducting a country-wide tour across more than ten cities, Pitch Off has chosen top 30 startups specializing in several domains. They will get to showcase their products, devices or services exclusively in the “Startup Expo”. With an expected footfall of over 1200 attendees, Pitch Off aims to provide them the platform to reach out to their respective target users.
Startups which made it big
We have invited startups who like others started from the scratch and are now making it big in the markets they are operating in. This is an apt opportunity to learn from their experiences and revamp their services to survive in the market. Freecharge, Snapdeal, Mobikwik, Commonfloor are some of the names you have heard and Pitch Off will have their executives talking live.
The D-day for startups
This is not all, acclaimed investors and representatives from eminent accelerators will be coming down exclusively to Jaipur. They will be curating the startups and choose a few for a possible investment. Representatives from Target Accelerator, Qualcomm Ventures, Redcliffe Capital will be part of a panel discussing investor cautiousness in today’s times, future outlook and importance of accelerators.
Insights from Media
Pitch Off has invited various reputed Indian and International Media corporations. The event provides the desirable platform for startups to understand product market from their prior experiences. Executives from Network18 Group, Forbes, One Digital Entertainment, Economic Times, TVF will have a panel discussion over how startups can leverage media to excel in the markets. They will be deeply discussing how technology has revolutionized media in the recent times.
The flair of “Techtainment”
Pitch Off believes there has to a perfect balance among the components of an event, hence, to balance the “intellectual” elements hovering over everyone present, a tinge of entertainment was deemed to be necessary. So we will have the team of The Viral Fever (TVF), a successful startup itself, taking over the stage for a while.
Arunabh Kumar (CEO) is coming to Jaipur with Permanent Roommates star Sumeet Vyas and Vipul Goyal, the protagonist of the recently hit web series, Humorously Yours. What better than knowing, learning, and laughing altogether!
Where who’s who of tech industry meet
The event will later be concluded with a highly curated networking dinner with dimly-lit ambience flaunting all kinds of elegance and sophistication. The formal evening will witness investors, executives from accelerators, industry experts, startups and representatives coming together under one roof.
The “original” essence of Pitch Off
Pitch Off is and always will be a pure elevator pitching event. The group of investors, after visiting the booths and stalls of the startups in the expo, will shortlist top ten startups, who later will be part of a closed-room pitching session. The elevator pitch will have them witnessing startups giving a crisp overview of their business idea.
There is a lot more to look forward to in this edition of Pitch Off, happening in Jaipur, on February 18, 2017, at Birla Auditorium! We will continue to bring more sneak peeks into the event, stay tuned at pitchoff.thetechportal.com