India Internet Day 2021
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#iDay 2021 - Digital India: Escape Velocity

23rd & 24th September, 2021

In the last 18 months or so, India seems to have leapfrogged as a tech enabled economy. In the backdrop of a nearly two year long Black Swan event and pandemic battering the Indian startup ecosystem has thrived and led the way for an economic revival. Technology and resilience have shown the way as the most one of the populous nation negotiates its way through the worst crisis of our times. With a large number of companies witnessing accelerated scale #IDay 2021 rings in with the theme - Digital India: Escape Velocity and focusses on Tech trends including Fintech, Crypto SaaS for SMEs, Gig Economy, capital markets, healthcare, Hybrid education, and more.

   

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AGENDA 2021

India Internet Day 2021 – Digital India: Escape Velocity
Timing Audi 1 Audi 2
DAY 1 : 23rd September
9:15 am to 9:20am Introduction to #iday21 – Digital India: Escape Velocity
• Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor-CNBCTV18, Co-Chair – #iDay
9:20 am to 9:25 am Opening Note
• Karan Mohla, Partner – Chiratae Ventures, Co-Chair – #iDay
9:25 am to 9:30am Welcome Note
• Suchita Salwan, Founder & CEO – LBB, Co-Chair – #iDay
9:30 am to 9:50am Audacity to Scale
• Byju Raveendran, Founder & CEO- Byju’s
• Dev Khare, Partner – Lightspeed India Partner Advisors (Chair)
9:50 am to 10:30 am Bigger, Better, Together
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• Byju Raveendran, Founder & CEO – Byju’s
• Pramod Sharma, President- (Technology & Products) – BYJU’s & Founder & CEO – Osmo
• Mohan Lakhamraju, Founder & CEO – Great Learning & Vice Chairman – Great Lakes Institute of Management
• Dev Khare, Partner – Lightspeed India (Chair)
10:30 am to 11:00 am Wave of Tech company IPOs & Change to the New Age Economy
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• Kamal Yadav, Co-Head, Investment Banking, India – Morgan Stanley
• Samarth Jagnani, Head of Global Capital Markets, India – Morgan Stanley
11:00 am to 11:45 Build to Last: Founders on Founders
• Neha Singh, Co-Founder & CEO – Tracxn
• Nitish Mittersain, Founder & MD – Nazara Technologies
• Upasana Taku, Co-Founder & COO- Mobikwik
• Vinay Sanghi, Chairman & Founder- Cartrade
• Deep Kalra, Founder & Exec Chairman- MakeMyTrip (Chair)
11:00 am to 11:45 am
Superior App Reporting & High Value User acquisition with Firebase
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• Vaishakh Nair, Regional Product Lead – Firebase (APAC)- Google India
11:45 am to 12:15 pm Democratising Learning
• Jeff Maggioncalda, CEO – Coursera
• Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor- CNBCTV18, Co-Chair – #iDay (Chair)
11:45am to 12:30pm
Build an AI powered app
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• Sathish Hariharan, Senior Solutions Architect, Startup Ecosystem – AWS
12:15 pm to 12:45 pm Collective Growth Through Consolidation
• Ashish Goel, Founder & CEO – Urban Ladder
• Prashant Tandon, Co-founder & CEO – 1MG
• Prasanto K Roy, Tech Media Veteran (Chair)
12:45 pm to 1:00 pm Enabling the Ecosystem: From Launchpad to Orbit
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• Bikram Singh Bedi, Managing Director – Google Cloud, India Region
1:00 pm to 1:45 pm Second Innings
• Ashish Kashyap, Founder & CEO- INDmoney
• Meena Ganesh, CEO & MD – Portea Medical
• Priyanka Gill, Co-Founder & President – MyGlamm / Founder & CEO – POPxo & Plixxo
• Alok Mittal, Co-Founder & CEO- Indifi Technologies (Chair)
1:45 pm to 2:15 pm Rise of the Operator VC
• Kunal Bahl, Co-Founder & CEO – Snapdeal
• Karan Mohla, Partner – Chiratae Ventures (Chair)
2:15 pm to 3:00 pm The Agile Investors: Micro VCs & Super Angels
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• Kushal Bhagia, CEO –Firstcheque
• Richa Bajpai, Founder – Campus Fund
• Vaibhav Domkundwar, Founder & CEO – Better Capital
• Karan Mohla, Partner – Chiratae Ventures, Co-Chair – #iDay (Chair)
2:15 pm to 3:00 pm
Women as Future Leaders – The Art of Self Mastery and Authentic Leadership
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• Supria Dhanda, Country Manager & VP, India – Western Digital
3:00 pm to 3:15 pm Gig Economy: New Employment Opportunities
• Abhiraj Bhal, Co Founder & Director – Urban Company
• Jai Vardhan, Co-Founder & CEO – Entrackr Media (Chair)
3:15 pm to 4:00 pm Gig & Creator Economy: Future of Jobs
• Vaibhav Sisinty, Founder – GrowthSchool
• Pooja Dubey, Founder – Turnip
• Videt Jaiswal, Co Founder –Airblack
• Mayank Khanduja, MD – Elevation Capital (Chair)
3:15 pm to 4:00 pm
Unicorn Round Table 1- Where do we go from here?
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• Farid Ahsan, Co-Founder & COO, ShareChat
• Monish Darda, Co-Founder & CTO – Icertis
• Neha Singh, Co-Founder & CEO – Tracxn
• Suchita Salwan – Founder & CEO – LBB, Co-Chair – #iDay (Moderator)
4:00 pm to 4:20 pm Global Funds & How They’re Looking at EdTech
• Deborah Quazzo, Managing Partner – GSV Ventures
• Abhishek M Gupta, Managing Partner – TVentures (Chair)
4:00 to 4:45 pm
Building your first product prototype
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Anandamoy Roychowdhary, Principal, Sequoia India
4:20 pm to 5:00 pm Changing landscape of Indian and Global EdTech Industry
• Cathy Guo, Manager, Investments & Portfolio – Antler
• Mukul Rustagi, Co-Founder – Classplus
• Tanushree Nagori, Co-Founder – Doubtnut
• Prateek Sharma, Vice President – Sequoia India (Chair)
5:00 pm to 5:45 pm Health Tech & What’s Next: Building For Bharat & The World
• Yash Sehgal, COO & CO-Founder & CEO – BeatO
• Swathi Kulkarni, Co-Founder & CEO – Elda Health
• Rajat Garg, Co – Founder – myUpchar
• Yogesh Agarwal, Founder – Onsurity
• Sandeep Singhal, Co-Founder & MD – Nexus VP (Chair)
5:00 pm to 5:45pm
AMA: AWS for Startup
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• Amitabh Nagpal, Head – AWS Startup Ecosystem Team – Amazon Internet Services
5:45 pm to 6:15 pm Why Startups need to Lose Sleep over Public Policy
• Ashish Aggarwal, VP Public Policy – NASSCOM
• Elsa Marie D’silva, Founder of Red Dot Foundation (India) & President of Red Dot Foundation Global (USA)
• Shweta Rajpal Kohli, Chief Public Policy Officer – Sequoia India & Southeast Asia
• Shrija Agrawal, Executive Editor- Hindustan Times Digital (Chair)
6:15 pm to 7:00 pm Startups Pay Forward: Together through the Pandemic Crisis
• Atul Satija, Founder – The/Nudge Foundation
• Geeta Goel, Country Director, India – Michael & Susan Dell Foundation
• Mekin Maheshwari, Founder – Udhyam.org
• Mohit Bhatnagar, MD – Sequoia India (Chair)
7:00 pm to 7 :30 pm Digitisation: A Revolutionary New Engine for Emerging Nations
• Ruchir Sharma, Head Emerging Markets & Chief Global Strategist – Morgan Stanley Investment Management.
• Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor- CNBCTV18, Co-Chair – #iDay (Chair)
7:30 pm to 7 :45 pm Glamour Velocity: Stars and Startups
• Shraddha Kapoor, Actress, Singer & Investor
• Priyanka Gill, Co-Founder & President – MyGlamm / Founder & CEO – POPxo & Plixxo (Chair)
DAY 2 – 24th September
9:00 am to 9:15 am Welcome & Launch of Venture Studio Cohort
• Rajan Anandan, MD – Sequoia India & Surge
9:15 am to 9:45 am Connecting the Dots in a Post Covid World
• John T Chambers, Founder & CEO – JC2 Ventures
• Shereen Bhan (Chair), Managing Editor-CNBCTV18, Co-Chair – #iDay
9:45 am to 10:15 am Future of Cryptocurrency
• Surojit Chatterjee, Chief Product Officer – Coinbase
• Gautam Gandhi, Partner – RG Advisors & mho Capital (Chair)
10:15 am to 11:00 am Investment & Funding Trends
• Anjali Bansal, Founder & Chairperson – Avaana Capital
• Anirudh Singh, MD – Alpha Wave Incubation
• Rahul Khanna, Co-Founder & Managing Partner – Trifecta Capital Advisors
• Rajat Agarwal, MD – Matrix Partners India
• Rajan Anandan, MD – Sequoia India & Surge (Chair)
10:15 am to 11:00 am
Assessing market structure and industry size
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• Aakash Kapoor, VP – Sequoia India
11:00 am to 11:15 am Internet Economy Coming of Age
• Abhishek Gupta, Engagement Manager – RedSeer Consulting
11:15 am to 12:00 pm Coming of Age: Indian Consumer Brands & The Ecosystem
• Kishore Thota, Director, India Customer Experience & Marketing- Amazon India
• Meghana Narayan, Co-Founder – Slurrp Farm
• Akshay Ghulati, Co-founder & COO – Strategy and Global Expansion- Shiprocket
• Abhay Hanjura, Co-Founder – Licious
• Kanwaljit Singh, Founder & Managing Partner- Fireside Ventures (Chair)
11:15 am to 12:00 pm
Unicorn Round Table 2 – Growth Hacks for Super Scale
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• Rajesh Yabaji, Co-Founder & CEO – BlackBuck
• Souvik Sengupta , Founder – Infra.Market
• Sujeet Kumar , Co Founder – Udaan
• Dinesh Agarwal, Founder & CEO – IndiaMART InterMESH (Chair)

12:00 pm to 12:30 pm The Crypto Conundrum
• Balaji S. Srinivasan, Angel Investor & Entrepreneur; ex-CTO, Coinbase; ex-General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz
• Hemant Mohapatra, Partner – Lightspeed India (Chair)
12:00pm to 12:45pm
Tech trends : Virtual platforms
• Manish Verma, Head, SonyLIV Tech – Sony Pictures Networks India
• N Dilip Venkatraman, Global Head Media & Entertainment – Tech Mahindra
• Vikash Smota, Founder – Multitv & Cyberlinks
12:30 to 1:15 pm Demystifying Crypto
• Shailesh Lakhani, Managing Director- Sequoia India
• Ashish Singhal, Founder & CEO – CoinSwitch
• Chandra Ranganathan, Editor Technology, Startups & New Economy – Moneycontrol.com (Chair)
1:15 pm to 2:00 pm Spacetech: The Next Frontier
• Sanjay Nekkanti, Founder – Dhruva Space
• Awais Ahmed, Founder & CEO – Pixxel
• Kris Nair, CEO – Kawa Space
• Sriram Iyer, Editor in Chief – Business Insider (Chair)
1:15 pm to 2:00 pm
Unicorn Round Table 3 – Raising Capital for Escape Velocity
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• Khadim Batti, Co-Founder & CEO – Whatfix
• Harshil Mathur, CEO & Co-Founder – Razorpay
• Vasant Sridhar, Co FOunder & CSO – OfBusiness
• Rajesh Sawhney, Founder & CEO – GSF Accelerator (Chair)

2:00 pm to 2:45 pm Frontiers of Fintech
• Deepak Abbot, Co-Founder – indiagold
• Kush Taneja, Founder –FamPay
• Lizzie Chapman, Co-Founder & CEO – ZestMoney
• Vasanth Kamath, Founder & CEO – smallcase
• Tanmay Bhat, Indian YouTuber – Honestly by Tanmay Bhat (Chair)
2:45 pm to 3:30 pm
Crafting Your Startup Story: Lessons from Hollywood: For Women Founders
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• Pieter Kemps, Principal, Sequoia India
2:45 pm to 3:05 pm #Influencers: From Platforms to Superstars
• Nuseir Yassin, CEO – NAS Academy
• Varun Duggirala, Co-Founder & Chief Content Officer – The Glitch (Chair)
2:45 pm to 3:30 pm
Explore Collaboration Opportunities with NTT DATA
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• Kazuya Murata, Manager – Tech & Innovation General HQ- NTT DATA
• Shailendra Ghatage, Executive Manager – App Technology Department, Global Technology Section- NTT DATA Intellilink
• Ajit Patil, Co-Founder & MD – DeepTek
3:05 pm to 3:45 pm #Influenced: Opportunities for Monetisation & Growth for Creators & Influencers.
• Amit Varma, Blogger & Podcaster – India Uncut
• Pooja Dhingra, Founder – Le15India
• Vijay Subramanium, Group CEO & Founder – Collective Artists
• Varun Duggirala, Co-Founder & Chief Content Officer – The Glitch (Chair)
3:45 pm to 4:00 pm Standing out in the startup world
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• Kumara Raghavan, Country Manager & Head Startup Business – Amazon Internet Services
3:45pm to 4:30pm
User Acquisition & Engagement for app lifecycle
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• Poojan Shah, Manager, Mobile Apps – Google India
4:00pm to 4:45pm India’s Path to Global SaaS Leadership
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• Rohit Choudhary, Founder & CEO – Acceldata.io
• Vaibhav Jain, Founder & CEO – Hubilo
• Yamini Bhat, Co-Founder & CEO – Vymo
• Dev Khare, Partner – Lightspeed (Co- Chair)
• Suresh Sambandam, CEO – Kissflow (Co- Chair)
4:45 pm to 5:30 pm B2B Aggregation platforms – The New Wave
• Amrit Acharya, Co-Founder & CEO – Zetwerk
• Souvik Sengupta, Founder – Infra.Market
• Anirudh Singla, Founder & CEO – Pepper Content
• Rahul Chowdhri, Investment Team –Stellaris VP (Chair)
4:45 pm to 5:30 pm
The Innovation Culture
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Rajat Pandit, Head of Google Cloud (South – India) – Google
5:30 pm to 5:50 pm Resilient Leadership for a Balanced Digital World
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• Supria Dhanda, Country Manager & VP, India – Western Digital
5:50pm to 6:10pm On Tenacity & Resilience
• Viren Rasquinha, CEO – Olympic Gold Quest
• Rahul Chaudhary, Co Founder – Treebo Hotels (Chair)
6:10 pm to 6:35pm On Tenacity & Resilience: Bringing A Sportsman’s Mindset to Entrepreneurship
• Manu Bhaker, Youth Olympics Gold medal, CWG Gold medalist and Olympian
• Nishad Kumar, Silver medallist at Paralympics in High Jump T47 category
• Viren Rasquinha, CEO – Olympic Gold Quest (co- chair)
• Rahul Chaudhary, Co Founder – Treebo Hotels (co-chair)
6:35pm to 7:05 pm Pitch & Volley: with Sehwag & Bhupathi with Gaurav Kapur
• Mahesh Bhupathi, Indian Tennis Player
• Virendra Sehwag, Indian Cricketer
• Gaurav Kapur, Actor, Host & Anchor (Chair)

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