Startup Weekend Hackathon – Jury at CEG, Anna University Startup Weekend Chennai CEG organized a Hackathon, at the College of Engineering Guindy from February 21-23, 2020. Shyam Sekar S, Founder and CEO – Startup Xperts was part of the Jury panel for this Final Pitch session. Startup Weekend is a 54-hour entrepreneurial hackathon where ideas […]
Startup Finals Pitch Event at IIT-Madras 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 […]
NASSCOM CEO Roundtable Meeting 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 […]
Guest Speaker at Nagarathar Chamber of Commerce 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 […]
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!
Startup Xperts & mCircle organized a Startup event – Decoding Startup Funding 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 […]
India from being the 4th largest startup in numerous the world back in 2015, did exceedingly well to become the No. 2 Startup ecosystem in the world (as reported in the Government’s Startup India website). Investors were upbeat in 2014-15 and heavily betted on numerous startups, many missing out on fundamentals of businesses. Over the next […]
There is an upward trend in the growth of start-ups and young entrepreneurs in India today. Bubbling with fresh and novel business ideas, the current generation view start-ups as an increasingly lucrative option as an alternative to employment in a corporate. Metros incl. NCR, Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, and many other cities are seeing this […]
The Russian Way for Indian Start-Ups An upword trend has been taking place in the growth of start-ups and other ventures by young entrepreneurs in India
Jury for IIT-M LeanHack Startup Event 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 […]
Founder Institute’s ‘Startup Launch Program’ Our partner Founder Institute Chennai organized World’s premier startup launch program to help aspiring entrepreneurs launch and build startups in Chennai.
Startup Xperts @ B2B MCircle event 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)’.
Globalization has shrunk the world to an extent where we can see its impact in numerous instances in daily life. We use laptops and PCs for instance, which are assembled in China, with parts/subassemblies sourced from local and international manufacturers spread across the globe. When an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) depends on a globally spread […]
Is Just an Idea Enough…? Points to ponder before start(ing) up…! An innovative idea is the most important seed for a startup business venture. An innovative idea can bring about a significant change in the way a product or service is adopted by the customer, but there are a host of other aspects that come […]
Does Sales Process Outsourcing (SPO) work? Part II Most of you would have read the “Does Sales Process Outsourcing (SPO) work? – Part I”, that touched upon those phases of the sales cycle that lend themselves to outsourcing. This part of sales process outsourcing article touches upon factors to consider before an organization decides to outsource […]
BUILD TO SCALE Not all startups are successful. The reasons could be a combination of – business planning, revenue model, leadership team, target segments, product, and most often execution. I have seen startups that had almost all the elements needed to transition into a sustainable, high-growth business, but lacked guidance and experienced leadership team. Building […]
India has become one of the world’s favourite ‘startup’ destinations. The numbers say it all! Over 4200 new age companies have come up during the last year. As per NASSCOM’s statistics we have over 3100 startups in IT (as of last year) and expected to have 11,500 startups by 2020. Being the youngest startup nation, […]
How to find the right mentor for your startup? With numerous startups coming up every other day all over the world, there is a definite need for startup consultant. The requirement and demand has never been so much, and one of the primary reasons that entrepreneurs looks for a good mentor is to ensure that […]
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 […]
Startups typically have two major challenges to overcome – Time and money. Though time is money by the old age saying, here we are considering the importance of both separately. In a short period of time, startups have to create the impact, grow their business as it is a question of survival. Either grow or perish […]
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 […]