All about Fund Raising for Startups

Having built a viable product/service and generating revenue, the next step for a startup is to scale up. This requires securing funding. 

With 4 editions of Headstart’s "How to Start a Startup" National series behind us, we turn our attention to another vital issue, that the team and the founders at multiple stages of their startup journey face - Raising Funds. 

To combat this and help our fellow entrepreneurs, the theme for the May edition of the 6-month long series is Raising Funds. This edition will see founders, and experts come in and talk about their experience of securing funds. The topics that will be covered are: is the startup investment ready, the sources from where investment can be procured, legal aspects to be considered while raising funds, the challenges startups face post raising funds, etc. 

Don't miss out this important meet up if you want to know how to get funded and scale your business.

To get all your funding related queries solved, book your seats NOW! 

Book your seats here: 
(Online booking: Rs 100, On-spot registration: Rs. 200)

Register here for the event @

If you are looking to pitch, demo or have any other event related query do connect with Swithen Thomas (Lucknow city lead) at

Ashish Kaul

Entrepreneur & Investor | Founder President, TiE Lucknow

Ashish started his first venture at 20. His current company, Diya Technologies, provides specialized assembly equipment and solutions in manufacturing engineering to automotive and allied industries. It serves leading automotive OEMs, their vendors and general industry from 3 locations in North India. The company focuses on leveraging technology to create differentiators and spur growth.

Abhishek Sanghvi

Swan Angel Network, iLEAD Group, Synapse LLC

Management professional with varied and extensive experience with top global companies across New York, London, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Singapore etc., primarily in financial services & consulting environments. Managed a variety of management consulting projects with multiple teams of consultants across all dimensions of business.

Over the last few years, founded iLEAD Group, which owns stake in various ventures.

Co-founded Synapse LLC, a fast-growing technology firm offering end-to-end tech solutions, primarily for US clients. Boutique firms usually have very limited capabilities, but we've been fortunate in being able to build excellent teams for cloud infrastructure team + web & mobile app development + networking hypercare + project management + IT consulting.

Last year also co-founded Swan Angel Network - Central India's first professionally managed Angel Investment group for early-stage venture funding.

Purpose is to be able to build, and help build organizations that create significant impact, either through innovation or scale.

Amitsingh Gohil

Vice President - Partnerships & Innovation Center at NRI Startup India

Overall work experience of over 18 years spans across India & UAE in BFSI, Infrastructure and Startup sectors including leadership roles. Possesses cross-functional multi-location experience in initiating growth strategies, setting up and fine-tuning operations, managing bottom line results, Industry-Academia collaborations and Start-up project feasibility.

He has deep interest in early stage ventures and development of entrepreneurship. Brings a strong global network of professionals from various domains like Service & Operations, Finance, Business Owners, Trainers & freelance Consultants.

Expertise in : Designing & implementing Business Strategy, Setting up new team of Service & Operations in different geographies, Defining a framework for successful execution, Establishing partnerships across industry associations, business houses, Incubators and other networks & Analyzing start-ups and their prospects of raising venture money and market access.

Vineet Sagar

Managing Partner - Venture Garage

Venture Garage works with businesses largely in the areas of: FUND RAISING: Business Plans, Documentation, Market Research, Financials, Valuation, Investor Connects (Angels, VC’s, Banks, NBFC’s)
GO TO MARKET: Market Entry Roadmap, Business Development, Strategic Connects & Business Networking

TECH & DIGITAL ROADMAP: Ecommerce Development, Technology Roadmap, Social Media Roadmap, Search Engine Marketing Strategies, Content Strategies

HANDHOLDING ENTREPRENEURS: To tap business opportunities in this new online environment we make available the large and diversified network of 100,000+ Decision makers, Business owners, Investors and Service Providers at VENTURE GARAGE, the domain expertise and knowledge of the management team, and access to events and social media…to build a successful venture.


Event Details

13 May, 2017
05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Lucknow Management Association
Scientific Convention center, (Opp. Buddha Park)
Lucknow - 226003

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