Event Details

Event Name: - Sahyog

Event Category: - Startup

Short Description: - Forging Partnership for Development of Innovation and Start-ups

Long Description: -

A two day conclave was organized to bring all the stakeholders in startup ecosystem under one roof.


Innovations have a strong linkage to the world of start-up. Solutions to unsolved problems from the basis for thinkers to innovate. Industry is constantly working through its Research & Development engaging intellectuals to constantly upgrade existing products/services or develop new lines of product/service categories. On the other hand Incubation centres nurture startups and provide necessary assistance to startups with innovative products/services to become viable businesses. Investors on the other hand are keen to engage with startups that have business propositions that can be scaled up and wider market acceptance.


Innovation ecosystem thus has these three major stakeholders working closely with each other. It is imperative to forge partnership of all the three for a meaningful outcome.


Sahyog – Forging Partnership for Development of Innovation and Start-ups is a platform provided by Centre for Innovation, Incubation & Linkages at Savitribai Phule Pune University to bring the stakeholders from these three domains for deliberation through sessions and panel discussions.


103 colleges who have set up Innovation & Start-up Cell under CIIL and sixty start-ups participated in the program.

This program was Inaugurated by Vice Chancellor Dr. N.R.Karmalkar,                 Mr. Abhijit Pawar-Chairman, APG, and Shri Milind Kamble, DICCI were present. Industry leader Mr. Anand Chordia – Director, Chordia Foods (Suhana Masale), Kiran Deshpande, TiE, Mithun John, CEO, Maharashtra State Innovation Society, Ashwini Deshpande, Founder, Elephant Design guided the audience. Discussions on Role of Innovation was elaborately discussed. Successful start-ups who have received second & third series funding Akshay Mehrotra of Early Salary, Ashwin Naik from Vatsalya Hospitals addressed gathering. Elaborate discussions were done on role of investors in start-ups guided by Chartered Member TiE Vinit Patni, Shekhar Jadhav, Vinit Deo & Vivek Sadhale.


A total of 23 speakers addressed to august gathering. This was provided as a platform  for start-ups to discuss and get insights on what needs to be done in start-up ecosystem.


This initiative brought industry, start-ups and investors under one platform and deliberations were done how to make start-ups successful.

Event Date: - 10/19/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10/21/2019 6:00:00 PM

Event Place: - pune

Event Fare: - 200.0000

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