2-day Franchising Workshop Franchising Workshop was organized by Alagappa University – Alagappa Institute of Management, Karaikudi on 23rd and 24th of Jan 2020. This 2 day event was organized by the Management Institute and had the presence of about 16 colleges from various parts of Tamil Nadu. Franchise approach, and acquisition strategy and messaging through digital channels […]
IIT-Madras had shortlisted Startup Finals Pitch event on 19-Jan 2020 at IIT-Madras. Around 12 teams were shortlisted for the final pitch and it had innovative and interesting initiatives across industries – agri to e-vehicles. Shyam had been part of such events from IIT-Madras for almost 4-5 years now. He quoted that some of the initiatives […]
The talk Big Ideas organized the last of 2019 event at Coimbatore, on 18-Dec at Radisson Blue Hotel. Like the previous events it had many interestingtalks and panel discussions. Startup Xperts was the Knowledge Partner for the talk and had identifiedAward Winners for 3 Emerging SMEs of Coimbatore, 3 Emerging WomenEntrepreneurs of Coimbatore and one […]
It’s always nice to be at M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Women sharing thoughts and contributing to their Entrepreneurship drive initiative. This year it was focused in including faculty from various colleges in and around #chennai . Shyam Sekar S, CEO of Startup Xperts had talk on Institutional Linkages in Entrepreneurship building. Happy to be a part this year as well and […]
It was wonderful to see a great initiative at Andaman – MYENA, My Andaman Entrepreneurs Awards 2019. Mr. Shyam Sekar S, deliver a keynote on Transforming Businesspersons to Entrepreneurs. Thrilled to see the arrangements incl visible posters in the city. Glad to have the Honourable MP delivering a great talk! This initiative couldn’t have been […]
IIT Bombay organizes Illuminate – National BMC Workshops in about 40+ cities across India, and had organized this Business Model Canvas Workshop at National Engineering College (NEC) Kovilpatti. IIT Bombay had requested Shyam Sekar S, Founder and Chief Mentor @ Startup Xperts, to conduct the 1-day session on Entrepreneurship and Business Model Canvas to the aspiring entrepreneurs at NEC. […]
The talk BIG IDEAS – for SMEs and Startups event, held yet another successful conference on Saturday, 29-June 2019 @ Hotel Radisson Blu, Bangalore. The event had an estimated 300 delegates in all, with topclass speakers, and exhibitors. One of the interesting Panel Discussion – MANAGING TECH, TALENT, AND FUND – THE STARTUP STRATEGY was moderated by Shyam Sekar, CEO & Strategist – Startup Xperts, and the panel speakers were […]
NASSCOM organized the CEO Roundtable meeting at The Hilton Hotel, Chennai on Tue, 30-April 2019. NASSCOM had invited Mr Shyam Sekar S, Founder and CEO – Startup Xperts to Chair the meet, and act as the Moderator for the day. The topic that he moderated was ‘Are we strategically and digitally aligned for our business growth?’ The average age of an […]
Nagarathar Chamber of Commerce had invited Mr Shyam Sekar S, Founder and CEO – Startup Xperts, to deliver a key note on Sunday, 7-April 2019. Mr Shyam shared insights with all the business owners present during that meet, through the topic ‘Expand your business through Digital Marketing’. Participants appreciated the talk as the session was […]
Startup Xperts founder Mr. Shyam Sekar S on #startup #ecosystem, #startupindia initiative, and how one can benefit out of this, was published in the Tamil fortnightly magazine kunguma chimil , The first part was published a week ago, on stands now! The second part was published few days ago, on stands now!
In pursuit of creating new India through Technology and Entrepreneurship, the talk has been successfully organizing various events across cities. The networking and conference at Hyderabad was held at The Westin Hotel. This event had sessions from key speakers, sharing insights and taking questions from audience. Startup Xperts has been the Knowledge Partner for the talk for their Hyderabad event too, […]
Tagore Engineering College in association with IIT-Madras – The Center for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CSIE) organized a B-Plan Contest on 4 – 5 March 2019. They had invited Shyam Sekar S, Founder & CEO of Startup Xperts, to deliver a talk on Entrepreneurship and Business Modelling for the aspiring entrepreneurs / students. The session was very interactive with a lot of thought provoking questions from the audience, showing […]
Great to be part of KIIT-TBI’s INVENT program to support Social Startups! Shyam Sekar, Founder, and CEO of Startup Xperts was part of the intervention program to review their incubates, provide insights and guidance; and also to help design their ‘go-to-market strategy’, followed by investor exposure.
Startup Xperts successfully conducted a 5-day workshop for entrepreneurs and aspiring ones, at CIPET, Chennai, under the TEDP (Technology Entrepreneurship Development Program). This startup boot camp is part of the Central Govt. Initiative under the DST scheme. Shyam Sekar S, Founder & CEO of Startup Xperts coached the participants across various aspects of entrepreneurship, case studies, idea generation […]
Startup Boot Camp / Entrepreneur Workshop Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad (SLS-H), a constituent of Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Pune, had invited Startup Xperts to conduct a 1-day Entrepreneurship Workshop. Their Center for specialization in Business and Innovation, had organized this Startup Boot Camp for the aspiring entrepreneurs. Shyam Sekar S, Founder and Chief Mentor – Startup Xperts, conducted […]
Startup Xperts successfully conducted 1-day Startup Boot Camp to early stage startups and aspiring entrepreneurs in Chennai, on Sat, 19-Jan 2019. Mr Suneel of Mentor Ally, partner of Startup Xperts, organized this startup boot camp. The event also had a session on great Entrepreneurship Insights from Mr Raghuvir Krishnan, Founder, Qualstra Consulting and an informative session on Funding from Mr Chandrashekar, Founder, Anova Corporate Services. Mr Shyam […]
Startup Xperts and Rotary Club of Chennai Green City RI3232 launched the flagship LEAP Digital Marketer Programme. This program is aimed to impart the right skills and help expand employment opportunities for those who has interest in the field of digital marketing. The Digital Marketer program was inaugurated by the District Vocational Services Director Mr Ganesan, the President […]
Entrepreneurship Development and Innovation Institute(EDII) Tamil Nadu conducted pitch- in ideas session to over 40 entrepreneurs & aspiring one. Participants under went coaching on how to prepare business plans and pitching it to right investors for fund raising!
A – Z of Startup funding at e-Hotel, Chennai on 10th jan 2019. This was to facilitate business owners to become part of startup ecosystem – in building startups and also to invest in the startup community. It started with an Expert Talk by Shyam Sekar S, Founder and Chief Mentor at Startup Xperts. Shyam unraveled the details as to […]
The Talk Big Ideas organized this interesting panel discussion as to how small businesses can go digital. Panelists were Shyam Sekar S, Chief Mentor and Strategist, Startup Xperts Mathivanan Rajendran, Theater Artist & Content Factory… Vinodh Chander, Founder – ChuChu TV Get insights as how your SME business can benefit out of digital marketing, how […]
An upword trend has been taking place in the growth of start-ups and other ventures by young entrepreneurs in India
Shyam Sekar S, Founder and Chief Mentor of Startup Xperts, recognized as Distinguished Digital Leader Digital Marketing Leadership Summit (DMLS) 2018 was held at Chennai. It had various topics in the digital economy, digital marketing for startups and small businesses, future of digital marketing, how should CMOs drive digital transformation initiatives, and others. Mr Shyam […]
Rotary club of Chennai organised an exciting classification talk to celebrate vocational service month. Chief Mentor & Strategist of Startup Xperts Mr. Shaym Sekar, delivered a talk on Digital Marketing.
Madras School of Social Work organized HR Coffee Clup’18 event on Recent Trends in Workplace Monitoring and Surveillance. CEO of Startup Xperts Mr. Shyam Sekar S participated as a Panelist and shared lots of provoking ideas to the audiences.
IIT-Madras organized the LeanHack Startup event, which had numerous entries for their startup pitch nomination. Finally on the pitch day, Mr Shyam Sekar S, Chief Mentor and Founder of Startup Xperts, acted as the Judge to evaluate and award the winning startup pitch. Along with Mr Shyam, Mr Mahesh Ramachandran – Partner and Fund Manager […]
Conducted Technology Entrepreneurship Development Program(5 day Boot Camp) for Govt. of India CIPET, from 24 – 28 Sep, 2018. Around 25 participants enrolled and had great interactive and engaging sessions.
The talk had organized its annual high impact event on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the future of India, in Chennai on 25-Aug, at Feathers Hotel, Chennai. Startup Xperts was the Knowledge Partner and so Startup Xperts had taken up the task of managing the entrepreneur awards selection process. There were 10 Emerging SME Awards and 3 […]
EDII has been spearheading entrepreneurship awareness program across various Government Colleges and Mr Shyam Sekar, Senior Mentor, has been requested to address the students on ‘Steps to become an Entrepreneur and how to build Startup’. Mr Shyam has been delivering a series of talks every month starting with Govt. Arts College, Nandanam, followed by Bharathi […]
XIME and Mediabytes had organized a coveted Digital Marketing Leadership Summit on 24-Aug 2018 at XIME facility, SIPCOT Industrial Center, Chennai. The summit’s aim was to bring together MD’s | CEO’s | CMO’s | CXO’s | Content Creators and Marketers | UX / CX Designers | Advertising Heads/Managers | Sales Heads/Managers | Strategy Heads/Managers | […]
EDII had requested Mr Shyam Sekar to deliver a series of orientation session on Adoption of Innovation, for senior professionals – IC and DIC Officers. This was held at TTDC, Mahabalipuram, about 60 kms from Chennai. It started off with sessions on 29-Aug, 05-Sep and many more planned in the coming weeks.
CII had organized a webinar for Startup Xperts, CII-Startupreneurs Ecosystem Partner, on Workplace innovation and smart work, on 8-June 2018. Mr. Shyam Sekar, Founder and Chief Mentor @ Startup Xperts explained the packed audience about how innovation can be applied in the workplace and about the benefits of smart work! This was extremely well received […]
Our partner Founder Institute Chennai organized World’s premier startup launch program to help aspiring entrepreneurs launch and build startups in Chennai.
Third International Mentoring Summit ‘Empowering Young Grampreneurs to Create Jobs’ took place on the occasion of BYST’s silver jubliee at Anna University, Chennai on Saturday April 29th, 2018. Mr. Shyam Sekar, Founder and Chief Mentor of Startup Xperts was the opening plenary speaker along with his award-winning Mentee. The event had presence of Tamil Nadu […]
The B2B MCircle event was held at Crowne Plaza, Chennai on 30th April, 2018. Mr. Shyam Sekar, Founder and Chief Mentor was invited to be a panel speaker and the panel moderator at the event. The discussion was on the topic ‘Startup and Funding(Incubators, Accelerators & Disruptors)’.
The E-cell Of Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) organized an event named ‘ElevateX’ on April 14th, 2018. Mr. Shyam Sekar, Founder and Chief Mentor was invited to be a mentor and jury for this event.
The Bachelor of Business Administration department of MOP Vaishnav College, Chennai organized an event named ‘Ignite’ Summit’ on 8th and 9th of December, 2017. A specialization course on Entrepreneurship was introduced by this department. Mr. Shyam Sekar, Founder and Chief Mentor was invited to be the guest speaker for this event and judge the Business […]
The Department of management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) organized Udyami’17, the first big event managed by their E-cell (Entrepreneurship cell) on October 29th, 2017 at their campus. Shyam Sekar, Founder and Chief Mentor was invited to be a mentor and jury for their ‘Startup Pitch’
Aaruush is a National Level Techno-Management Fest which offers an opportunity for the best brains from all over the world to explore and exhibit their talents. Playing host to some of the biggest names in the country such as former President of India Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam , former head of Indian Space Research Organization, […]
Shyam Sekar S, Chief Mentor and Strategist at Startup Xperts conducted a two-day online Digital Marketing Workshop – MasterClass Series.
BYST’S INTERNATIONAL MENTORING SUMMIT @ THE RASHTRAPATHI BHAVAN, NEW DELHI With an aim to support employability initiatives in the country and encourage youth to take up entrepreneurship, BYST (Bharatiya Yuva Shakti Trust), a not for profit organization dedicated to empower underprivileged youth, organized India‘s first International Mentoring Summit from the 4-6 April 2017. The event celebrated mentorship […]
Mentor and Judge @ IIT-Madras Startup Expo and Startup Bootcamp IIT Madras’ Entrepreneurship Cell organized an E-Summit from April 1 to April 3. The highlight of this summit being the Startup Expo, for which they have invited startups with unique products to display them and pitch to the judges. E-Cell of IIT-Madras invited Mr Shyam […]
SEBA Awards Ceremony – Jury and Digital Marketing Partner Startup Xperts was the Digital Marketing Partner for the first edition of Small Enterprise Business Awards, organized by Aspire Media, supported by NDTV Profit/Prime, KPMG and others. This initiative was launched to recognize startups and small businesses and recognize their performance. Mr. Shyam Sekar S, Founder […]
Big Ideas to scale for Startups and SMEs – the talk Startup Xperts was the outreach partner for ‘the talk’ initiative, as they organized ‘Big Ideas to Scale for Startups and SMEs’ at ‘The Feathers Hotel’, Chennai, on 25-Feb 2017. Mr Shyam Sekar, Founder and CEO – Startup Xperts, was the moderator for one of […]
Speaker and Judge @ MOP Vaishnav College for Women, Feb-Mar 2017 Mr. Shyam Sekar S, Founder and Chief Mentor, Startup Xperts, was a key speaker on the occasion of the MOP Vaishnav College’s Silver Jubilee Edition of ICCCMIT 2017. This was their third International Conference on Communication, Computing, and Information Technology and held on 3-4 […]
Venture Pitch startup event at Rajalakshmi Institutions Rajalakshmi Institutions had organized a startup event by name Venture-Pitch. This event drew students who aspire to become entrepreneurs, from across many colleges in Chennai. Shyam Sekar S, Founder and Chief Mentor at Startup Xperts was invited to be their Chief Guest and Judge for this event. This […]
Startup Xperts is the Digital Marketing Partner for Small Enterprise Business Awards 2016 (SEBA2016)
Startup Xperts is the Digital Marketing Partner for Small Enterprise Business Awards 2016 (SEBA2016) Startup Xperts has been signed up to be the Digital Marketing Partner for the upcoming Small Enterprise Business Awards 2016 (SEBA 2016) being held in Bangalore. SEBA 2016 recognizes and awards SMEs and Startups who have made an outstanding business achievement […]
Jury for Cimathon Pitch Fest, by DHI Labs Germany DHI Labs team from Germany and also the German Government’s representative involved in Climate change and technologies, had organized Climathon, a pitch event aimed at clean energy solutions. This event was held on Friday, 28 – Oct 2016 at Anna University, Guindy and Dr Ravi Kumar […]
Startup Xperts at the Open Networking Session @ IIT-M Research Park Startups Talk, Faad and A.R.M.S came together to organize a startup event at the IIT-Madras Research Park. They had previously organized similar events in Delhi/NCR. This was aimed at budding entrepreneurs to have a better understanding into the startup world and also to network. […]
Startup Xperts @ SRM University SRM School of Management headed by Dr.Jayashree Suresh organized the second edition of Commencia 2016 at their SRM University campus premises in Chennai between the 4th and 7th of April 2016. Commencia 2016 is an entrepreneurship carnival that provides a platform for talented entrepreneurs to showcase their products and business acumen. They seek […]
Startup Xperts invited as mentor and speaker, at IIT-M Startup Expo Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) organized ‘Startup Expo’, the first big event managed by their E-cell (Entrepreneurship cell) during 2-3 April 2016 at their campus. Startups showcased their products and ideas, and demonstrated in their booths/stalls. Shyam Sekar, Founder and Chief Mentor was […]
Success of startups linked to congenial ecosystem 26 Feb 2016, THE HINDU, Visakhapatnam, India Though startups have a bright future, the high failure rate is attributed to absence of a congenial ecosystem, says noted consultant on startups S. Shyam Sekar. A product of Harvard Business School with rich experience in marketing in LG and other […]
SMEs are crucial for economy: APCCIF 24 Feb 2016, Deccan Chronicle, Visakhapatnam, India Andhra Pradesh Chambers of commerce and Industry Federation (APCCIF) vice-president G.Sambasiva Rao observed that small and medium enterprises (SMEs) were at the forefront of innovation, job creation and the overall economy. They were striving hard to improve business efficiency, but were getting […]
Digital Marketing’ New Age Mantra for SMEs 25 Feb 2016, THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS, Visakhapatnam, India VISAKHAPATNAM: Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) should focus on creating their brand identity and uniqueness that can differentiate them from others to showcase in the market, said Shyam Sekar S, founder and chief mentor at Startup Xperts which is […]
Focus on branding, startups told 24 Feb 2016, THE HINDU, Visakhapatnam, India Mentor and advisor to SMB Connect S. Shyam Sekar on Wednesday underlined the importance of branding and marketing as the key driver for the success of startups and SMEs. At an interactive session conducted by the Andhra Chambers of Commerce and Industry Federation […]
Startup Xperts organizes SMB Connect conferences in Bangalore, Cochin, Coimbatore, Madurai, Chennai, Vijayawada, and Visakhapatnam
Startup Xperts organizes SMB Connect conferences in Bangalore, Cochin, Coimbatore, Madurai, Chennai, Vijayawada, and Visakhapatnam Feb 2015 Startup Xperts was requested to coordinate, anchor, specific events in South India. Shyam Sekar S, Founder and Chief Mentor at Startup Xperts Business Consulting Pvt. Ltd. has been acting as a mentor and advisor for Delhi based SMB […]
Startup Xperts at the SMB Connect, Bangalore 19 Feb 2016: SMB Connect with its mission to cover 30 cities held their conference at Taj Vivanta, Bangalore, on 19-Feb. This provides a platform to connect small business owners, mentors, experts, all in one place. Like earlier events, Shyam Sekar, Founder and Chief mentor at Startup Xperts […]
Startup India Standup India session by Startup Xperts 28 Jan 2016 Bharatiya Yuva Shakti Trust, BYST – CII, organized South Chapter meeting on 28-Jan 2016 at the CII, Guindy office. This is a meeting of Chennai mentors with entrepreneurs also present for the meeting BYST had requested Shyam Sekar S, Founder and Chief Mentor of […]
Keynote session at the India Electronics Week, Bangalore 14 Jan 2016: Electronics for You (EFY) group organized their first major event at Bangalore, ‘India Electronics Week’ the expo cum conference. The event was held in Bangalore from 11-Jan to 13-Jan. Shyam Sekar S, Founder, Chief mentor of Startup Xperts was invited to deliver a key […]
How Startup Xperts helps startups to excel in business 23 Dec 2015 Every startup begins their journey with an ambition of hi-growth but all startups cannot penetrate into target markets and they face issues like flat sales, negative or slow growth, dipping revenue, unable to differentiate and win customers, etc. Those hi-growth aspirant entrepreneurs may […]
Startup Xperts invited for keynote session by NASSCOM Product Forum, Calicut 5 Dec 2015 NASSCOM Product Forum invited Startup Xperts to deliver a single speaker session at Calicut on 30-Nov 2015. This is part of NASSCOM’s initiative to address various emerging and small, medium enterprises and bring them under their Product Forum platform across India. […]
Startup Xperts invited at IIM, Kozhikode 30 Nov 2015: Mr Shyam Sekar, Founder and Chief Mentor at Startup Xperts Business Consulting Pvt. Ltd., met with the Professors, Dean, and students of E-cell (Entrepreneurship Cell) at the Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode. The meet happened on the 30-Nov at IIM, Kozhikode premises. As part of Startup […]
Leadership session for CII BYST regional heads 12 June 2015 CII-BYST organized a training on ‘Leadership’ for their cluster heads and above, on 12-June 2015. This training was organized through an online mode and participants from various locations could participate through internet. CII-BYST had requested Shyam Sekar S, Chief mentor and Founder at Startup Xperts […]
Social entrepreneurship for women 22 May 2015, Posted by Shyam Sekar S Social entrepreneurship for women is one of the hot areas that is gaining rapid pace in India. Irrespective of whether the women are from the city or suburbs or rural areas, there has been many institutions and organizations that are working towards this […]
Speaker at Small Enterprise GRIND at Bangalore 14 May 2015, Posted by Shyam Sekar S Small Enterprise, which is a business magazine for the entrepreneurs of India, conducted their first event, a get-together of various startups and SMEs in Bangalore. This event was held at Hotel Hyatt, MG Road, Bangalore, on 14-May 2015. The theme […]
NASSCOM product forum in Madurai, as speaker 24 Feb 2015 NASSCOM conducted their 72nd product forum event at Madurai, on 24-Feb 2015, at Fortune Pandiyan Hotel. These session are focused on startups, small and medium businesses in and around Madurai city. The event had the welcome address and introduction of the speaker by Mr. Ashwin […]