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Announcement


Open House With Hon'ble Minister for IT & BT Shri Priyank Kharge

Minister's Message

The Hon’ble Minister for IT & BT proposes to announce the commencement of a Startup Open House Program to call the attention of the ecosystem across the State. The Open House initiative will be chaired by the Minister to engage members of the Startup Community on various aspects like policy, startup infrastructure, benefits, incentives etc. Register and be a part of the Startup Karnataka Revolution!

Next open house : Date will be announced shortly
Note: Open House is currently available only for startups


Events

Venue
The Bangalore Palace
Date
28-30 November 2016

YESSS (Young Entrepreneurs Start Ups in Soaring Spirits)

YESSS is a forum for Start-ups and Young Entrepreneurs with business ideas who are looking for partnership, collaboration, investment and mentoring, it provides opportunities for innovative ideas to blossom into a complete growth plan, in the presence of IT Veterans and Investors. Submit abstract, and see other details at the register link. Selected start-ups during the preliminary rounds will be provided an opportunity to present at the YESSS programme during the event. A booklet of the shortlisted startup companies who will be presenting during the YESSS programme will be published with their Abstracts and Company Profiles. 2 complimentary delegate registrations apart from the presenter to attend the BengaluruITE.biz conference and tradeshow. Deadline for submission is 8 November 2016


Venue
National Institute of Engineering, Mananthavadi Road, Vidyaranya Puram, Mysuru, Karnataka 570008
Date
18 November 2016, 9:00am

#HackForIndia Version 2 - Mysuru

Karnataka Biotechnology and Information Technology Services (KBITS) in partnership with Mobile10X- an IAMAI (Internet and Mobile Association of India) Initiative is conducting #HackforIndia (Hackathon) events in multiple tier 2 cities of Karnataka to reach out to students and developers. The concept of #HackforIndia (Hackathon) is to support & showcase potentially great Ideas/Talent from Inner India, which is done by reaching out to developers/entrepreneurs/start-ups in their own city, helping them develop their idea/product to a minimum viable stage, after which it can be evaluated by an esteemed jury and can be further selected for attractive Prizes as well as incubation support/seed funding. The winners will get the opportunity to demonstrate their apps to the Mobile Industry leaders and Jury members at a large event as ITE.BIZ in Bangalore on 30th November 2016


Venue
Siddaganga Institute of Technology (SIT) BH Road, Tumakuru, Karnataka 572103
Date
14 November 2016, 9:00am

#HackForIndia Version 2 - Tumakuru

Karnataka Biotechnology and Information Technology Services (KBITS) in partnership with Mobile10X- an IAMAI (Internet and Mobile Association of India) Initiative is conducting #HackforIndia (Hackathon) events in multiple tier 2 cities of Karnataka to reach out to students and developers. The concept of #HackforIndia (Hackathon) is to support & showcase potentially great Ideas/Talent from Inner India, which is done by reaching out to developers/entrepreneurs/start-ups in their own city, helping them develop their idea/product to a minimum viable stage, after which it can be evaluated by an esteemed jury and can be further selected for attractive Prizes as well as incubation support/seed funding. The winners will get the opportunity to demonstrate their apps to the Mobile Industry leaders and Jury members at a large event as ITE.BIZ in Bangalore on 30th November 2016


Venue
NIT Suratkal, NH 66, Srinivas Nagar, Surathkal, Mangaluru, Karnataka 575025
Date
9 November 2016, 9:00am

#HackForIndia Version 2 - Mangaluru

Karnataka Biotechnology and Information Technology Services (KBITS) in partnership with Mobile10X- an IAMAI (Internet and Mobile Association of India) Initiative is conducting #HackforIndia (Hackathon) events in multiple tier 2 cities of Karnataka to reach out to students and developers. The concept of #HackforIndia (Hackathon) is to support & showcase potentially great Ideas/Talent from Inner India, which is done by reaching out to developers/entrepreneurs/start-ups in their own city, helping them develop their idea/product to a minimum viable stage, after which it can be evaluated by an esteemed jury and can be further selected for attractive Prizes as well as incubation support/seed funding. The winners will get the opportunity to demonstrate their apps to the Mobile Industry leaders and Jury members at a large event as ITE.BIZ in Bangalore on 30th November 2016


Venue
Indian Institute of Information Technology, 3rd floor, IT park, Hubbali Dharwad Hwy, Deshpande Nagar, Hubbali-Dharwad
Date
5 November 2016, 9:00am

#HackForIndia Version 2 - Dharwad

Karnataka Biotechnology and Information Technology Services (KBITS) in partnership with Mobile10X- an IAMAI (Internet and Mobile Association of India) Initiative is conducting #HackforIndia (Hackathon) events in multiple tier 2 cities of Karnataka to reach out to students and developers. The concept of #HackforIndia (Hackathon) is to support & showcase potentially great Ideas/Talent from Inner India, which is done by reaching out to developers/entrepreneurs/start-ups in their own city, helping them develop their idea/product to a minimum viable stage, after which it can be evaluated by an esteemed jury and can be further selected for attractive Prizes as well as incubation support/seed funding. The winners will get the opportunity to demonstrate their apps to the Mobile Industry leaders and Jury members at a large event as ITE.BIZ in Bangalore on 30th November 2016


Venue
Vivanta By Taj, Yeshwanthpur, Bangalore
Date
26-27 October 2016

Nasscom Product Conclave

NASSCOM Product Conclave (NPC), 2016 edition focuses on “Navigating Turbulent Times”. We bring to you a platform that will create conversations with global and Indian leaders. A dais that will provide you quick tips on survival and strategies. A showcase that will bring you under the spotlight. A survival guide that will aid you to build great products out of India and highlight whitespaces which will allow you to capture opportunities yet to be tapped.
Immerse yourself in the excitement of networking with experts, investors, founders and mentors. Plunge deep into meaningful conversations with your peers. Submerge yourself into the gyan and the anti-gyan sessions. And delight in the experience that constitutes the one and only NASSCOM Product Conclave!!


Venue
Dubai World Trade Center
Date
16-20 October 2016

Participation in GITEX Startup Movement

If you are a startup in any of the following sectors - Smart Living, Healthcare, Education, Retail, Banking, Media & Marketing, Drones, Robotics, Smart Cities, Wearables, Augment Reality, Virtual Reality or Tourism, you can apply to be part of the GITEX startup movement, supported by KBITS. Network with over 450 startups and get a chance to win the USD 1 million award and 3 year mentorship program from GITEX. Last date to apply is 5 September 2016. To know more and apply, sign up right away and fill up the GITEX form after logging in


Venue
Ritz Carlton, Residency Road, Bangalore
Date
7 October 2016

Change Makers Summit

Nasscom 10000 Startups Change Makers Summit powered by Google will provide women lead startups access to funding options via SME lending, access to the angel investor network, and accelerator and incubation support. Select startups will be given opportunities with respect to funding, mentoring and actionable coaching. The focus of the event will be on the facilitation of promising startups, funding and on taking them to the next level. Google will be conducting pre-series workshops to build up the momentum for the change makers across India.
The Change Makers Summit is partnering with SonderConnect – Powering Female Founders, India’s leading platform for women entrepreneurs and Centre for Entrepreneurial Excellence (CEE) which have helped over 50+ business get no collateral loans under various Govt schemes and Run Skills Development programs that ensure jobs and self-employments, to recognize & showcase 12 selected Growth Stage startups across India.
The goal is to support the community of women currently working in technology and to help pave the way for those who want to enter the industry. The objective of this event will be to highlight the efforts of the women in our network that have "stepped it up" to chase and fulfil their dreams.


Venue
The Hague, Netherlands
Date
3-7 October 2016

Government of Karnataka - Municipality Administration of city of The Hague present KITE - Hague Hackathon on Elderly Care

The hackathon emphasises on empowering the elderly to live within their own home environment by promoting self-reliance and providing access to home support. Tech heroes, healthcare innovators, ideators, designers and visualisers who are interested in the space can apply. Deadline for application is 6 September 2016. For criteria, application format, mail ID and other details, please click register link


Venue
The Leela Palace, Bangalore
Date
5-6 October 2016

NASSCOM Engineering Summit

The two day summit is expected to bring the Engineering and Design community, manufacturing organization, Innovators, disruptors and practitioners on to one platform to discover the impact of Innovators and disruptions in the areas of Software Engineering, Software defined enterprises, Influence of Industrial IoT on the factory of the future and product IOT in the business segments of Automobile, Connected vehicles, Aerospace, Construction & Heavy Industries, Power and Energy, Healthcare and Electronics verticals.
Kevin Ashton, the Inventor of IoT will be the opening key note speaker. Some of the other prominent speakers in the summit include Subramanyan S.N. Deputy Managing Director and President – L&T; Timothy Leverton - President and Head-Advanced and Product Engineering, Tata Motors, Dr. Jeffery Torrance - VP Corporate Business Development IOT, Qualcomm; Jakob Thomas - Regional President-Asia Pacific, Bosch Software Innovations; Charles Toups, VP GM, Boeing, Carlo Ratti from MIT Labs, USA, Paul Humphries , President, Flextronics, Peter Zornio,- Chief Strategy Officer, Emerson, Kyle Nel- Chief Disruption Officer, Lowes Corporation and other International and domestic speakers who will share their insights on the theme of the Impact of Digital future for the Enterprises. We have also lined up several Startups speaking at the summit showing their disrupting prowess in IoT enabled Digital transformation.


Venue
Nasscom Startup Warehouse, Diamond District, Bangalore
Date
26 September 2016, 4:30pm

Tech March Road Show

Tech March is in search of the next hardware product that will take the indian market by a storm!

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Venue
BMTC Central Offices Building, Shanthinagar
Date
24 September 2016, 9am

"Pitch To The Government" Hackathon For Startups In Tourism Sector

On the occasion of World Tourism Day, Government of Karnataka launches the "Pitch To The Government" hackathon aimed towards technology adoptions from startups in the tourism sector. Last date of application is 22 September 2016. Preliminary selection shall be done and selected startups will be informed by 23 September 2016. The Pitch will be conducted at 9am on 24 September 2016 at the Auditorium, BMTC Office, BMTC Central Offices Building, 4th Floor, KH Road, Shanthinagar, Bangalore 560027. Sign up, sign in and complete the hackathon registration form

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Venue
NASSCOM 10000 startups warehouse. Diamond district, Bangalore
Date
3pm- 5pm, 26th August 2016

Fantastic Friday @ GOK, NASSCOM Startup Warehouse

During this newly initiated bi-monthly event, a few of the 10K program startups will be launching their products to the world in the midst of fellow entrepreneurs, investors, media and the startup community. The event will also include keynotes from industry veterans, and successful 10K alumni. And as an add-on we will also have a small celebration as a part of our 3rd year Anniversary.


Venue
NS Raghavan Center for Entrepreneurial Learning (NSRCEL), IIM Bangalore
Date
24 August 2016 3.30pm to 5.30pm

Workshop on intellectual property and entrepreneurship

The workshop will explain how intellectual property can be a business asset and walk the attendees through the process of protecting it legally


Venue
Diamond District GOK NASSCOM 10000 Startups Warehouse Lower Ground Floor
Date
17 August 2016 2.30pm to 6.00pm

Personal Mastery for Leadership Excellence

This leadership conclave hopes to bring in an alternate perspective to approaching the challenges we face in our daily lives. Distinguished speakers will present their experience, their way of handling hurdles while maintaining their equilibrium


Venue
BHIVE Workspace -S6, L-148, 5th Main, Sector 6, HSR Layout, Bangalore, Karnataka- 560102
Date
11 August 2016 6.00pm to 8.00pm

Karnataka Startup Cell: Policy Workshop- Brought to you by The Hive and BHIVE

BHIVE in collaboration with KBITS: Karnataka Biotechnology & Information Technology Services and The HIVE presents a workshop of the Karnataka Startup Cell Policy. Providing awareness and guidance on existing policies, incentives and benefits for startups as per the policy


Venue
91Springboard, Bangalore
Date
29 July 2016 6pm to 7.30pm

Building Culture within a Team by Exotel

In this session, Ishwar (co-founder of Exotel) will talk about how they created a healthy startup culture within Exotel and will share learnings from some of his experiments.


Venue
91Springboard, Bangalore
Date
26 July 2016, 5pm to 7pm

Angel Investment 101: A Workshop by GameChangers Law Advisory

Gain knowledge about legal framework applicable to angel investment transactions, Characteristics of investment instruments like equity shares, compulsory convertible preference shares, compulsory convertible debentures, transaction stages, Investment documentation, RBI and FEMA compliances


Venue
IISc Bangalore
Date
15-16 July, 9am to 6pm

The AppFest by Mobile10x

The AppFest is an intensive, power-packed two-day event featuring opportunities for all the app developers to gain exposure in development of successful apps and next generation technologies. Attend talks on programming languages, UI/UX designs, marketing and monetization of apps


Venue
NSR Center for Entrepreneurship Learning, IIMB
Date
July 6, 2016, 3pm

Govt. Of Karnataka Startup Policy Workshop

The workshop will present the various facets of the startup policy to the attendees and answer queries. The major areas covered are policy goals, different initiatives for which startups can apply, benefits, eligibility criteria and exhaustive Q&A


Venue
Diamond District, Old Airport Road, Bangalore
Date
July 4, 2016

IOT Center of Excellence Inauguration

Government of Karnataka , in association with NASSCOM is launching the Internet of Things center of excellence to help accelerate the pace of IoT startups growth. The COE will be formally launched during this event


Venue
C-Camp, NCBS-TIFR, GKVK Post, Ballari Road, Bangalore 560065
Date
July 3, 2016

Govt. Of Karnataka Startup Policy Workshop

The workshop will present the various facets of the startup policy to the attendees and answer queries. The major areas covered are policy goals, different initiatives for which startups can apply, benefits, eligibility criteria and exhaustive Q&A


Venue
Bijapur
Date
17&18 Nov 2015

The State-Level ideation workshops - Hackathons

The centralized Hackathons were conducted with participation of Bijapur, Bagalkot, Dharwad


Venue
Belgaum
Date
06&07 Nov 2015

The State-Level ideation workshops - Hackathons

The centralized Hackathons were conducted with participation of Belgaum, Gulbarga, Tumkur


Venue
Udupi
Date
03&04 Nov 2015

The State-Level ideation workshops - Hackathons

The centralized Hackathons were conducted with participation of Udupi, Mysore, Shivamogga.