India’s first-of-its-kind summit where startup founders will get a chance to understand the A to Z of fundraising with deep-dive campfires led by industry pioneers on fundraising, paperwork, compliances, and structure of deals in addition to matchmaking and speed date opportunities.
The summit also gives entrepreneurs an opportunity to have one-on-one meetings with investors and listen to successful startups founders share their fundraising journey.
The matchmaking enables to filter participants by various criteria like origin, industry or funding stage to help you find your perfect match. Directly connect with your person of interest via chat or schedule a call to exchange ideas and create new business opportunities.
Each session is led by one of our Star Pioneers. The Pioneers are carefully selected industry experts that are ready to share their insights and knowledge with you. Each campfire session will host up to 10 participants for 45 minutes of valuable discussions.
The Roulette allows you to "bump into" our other attendees, such as corporates, investors, startups and aspiring entrepreneurs in randomly assigned 5-minute video calls. Use the chance to quickly get to know a variety of interesting personalities.
1. What is Investor Summit 2021?
A platform where the best minds from investments, innovations, and startups will come together to deliberate on several themes that are driving conversations and policies today. With multiple formats of engagement, Investor Summit 2021 will bring together a curated set of audiences, where startup founders will get a chance to understand the A to Z of fundraising with deep-dive campfires led by industry pioneers on fundraising, paperwork, compliances, and structure of deals in addition to matchmaking and speed date opportunitiesThe summit also gives entrepreneurs an opportunity to have one-on-one meetings with investors and listen to successful startups founders share their fundraising journey.
2. Where will the Investor Summit 2021 be hosted?
Embracing the new normal, Investor Summit 2021 will be fully location-agnostic and virtual.
3. How does the summit work?
The digital summit will have a packed conference schedule for the day. You can view conference sessions live or watch them on-demand at your convenience and from the comfort of your home.
4. What are different tracks and How can I be a part of those tracks?
The topics for various tracks will be based on the themes and other current trends from the industry, details of which will be updated on the website. You need to register for the event and details regarding format and further details will be shared to the confirmed participants via mail.
5. What is Investor-Startup Speed Date?
The investor-startup speed date allows 1:1 meetings with relevant investors who are matched with shortlisted startups, who would have the opportunity to connect with multiple investors in a short duration to gauge funding interests and receive feedback.
6. When and where can I see the list of participating investors?
The list of participating investors will be updated on this website on a continual basis.
7. How long will a meeting on a Speed Date be?
Each startup will get up to 10 min per investor, and can expect to meet representatives from multiple funds in a speed dating format. Each meeting will be timed. Further details on structure and format will be shared with shortlisted startup.
8. Does a startup need to be shortlisted to be able to attend the Investor Summit?
No, the summit is open to all interested attendees via a registration form on the website. Startup shortlisting is applicable only for the parallel Speed Dating track.
9. Can I attend the event from my tablet or phone?
Yes, attendees can experience the full event from a tablet or smartphone/device.
10. What if I miss the summit?
No problem! You can revisit the virtual environment and watch the videos and audio presentations after the event at a time best suited to you. However, to be able to interact with your peers and sponsors, we recommend attending the live event.
11. How does networking work at the summit?
Networking is a key part of any event and YourStory Investor Summit 2021 is no different. If you are in the Lounge, you can easily engage to have a wider conversation with fellow attendees in group chats. With just a couple of clicks, you can have the option to enter into one-on-one conversations with mentors and experts to gain deep insights on the subject of your interest.
You can also network with exhibitors and partners by visiting their booths in the Partners tab. Simply click on any representative from that company and they will help you with any enquiry you may have.