Gujarat Technological University hosts the Startup Khoj, which is organised to bring together Startups, Educational institutes, Government, Investors & mentors under one roof to understand & help the entrepreneurship flourish in India by helping startups to scale up and make a global footprint.
It’s a Startup competition, where we select approx. 15 startups to pitch on the event day, from over 90-100 decks which we receive from each city. The winning startup gets the following –
• Free entry to Z Nation Lab Start-up Bootcamp Program.
• Mentorship & scaling up opportunities from the veterans in Silicon Valley.
• The winning startups from all 9 cities will be called for the final round in Mumbai.
• Winners in the Final round will get a Rs. 25 Lacs of seed funding from Z Nation Lab.
What happens in Khoj – Startup Pitches, Investor Panel discussion, Fire side chat with grown startup founders, Keynote Speech, Networking & valuable learnings.
The Khoj event will give opportunity to the startups to present their elevator pitches to the esteemed panel. Delegates present in the event will be, Sunil Parekh – Founder World Economic Forum, Jagat Shah – Chief Mentor at Mentor On Road, Prashant Halari- CEO at Synoverge Technologies Pvt.Ltd, Pushpmitra Das – Mentor/Advisor at Z Nation Lab, Bharati Ahuja – Founder Webpro Technologies, Pavan Bakeri – Owner, Bakeri Engineers & Industries Ltd, Dheeraj Bhojwani – Executive Director at TiE Ahmedabad, Amitsingh Singh – VP at NRI Startup India, Jigar shah – Deputy Chief Manager at Brand Capital, Ravin Sanghavi – Head Coach ,Venture Studio, Vishal Thakkar- Founder at Tridha Advisors Pvt. Ltd.