Villgro - Education | Unconvention National Conference

INSPIRATION, KNOWLEDGE, NETWORKS : Villgro presents Education|Unconvention, a social enterprise conference bringing together Investors, Social Entrepreneurs, Leaders of Education NGOs, Government dignitaries and other ecosystem players to explore problems facing edupreneurs and to develop the social enterprise ecosystem further. What can you expect? Sector Specific conversations : The social enterprise ecosystem is evolving from a generic format to a more sector focused format and Education|Unconvention is embracing this spirit. Each conversation will deeply examine challenges unique to the Education to Employement continuum. Innovation as the Solution : Unconvention seeks to emphasize the importance of innovations and sustainable market based models to solve persistent problems faced in the quest for improvement in the educational outcomes. The core of the conference explores the role of innovation in creating impact at the bottom of the pyramid while building sustainable enterprises Education to Employment: Entrepreneurship Takes Center Stage :- 10:00 - 10:15 Welcome and Context 10:15 - 11:00 Keynote Address 11:00 - 11:30 Networking tea break 11:30 - 01:00 Entrepreneurs & Government: Oil and water or perfect partners? 01:00 - 01:15 My Story 01:15 - 02:15 Networking Lunch 02:15 - 03:15 Think Differently: Innovation is much more than tech 03:15 - 03:30 My Story 03:30 - 04:30 Technology for Equity: Delivering on the promise 04:30 - 05:00 Networking Tea break 05:00 - 06:30 Money Marriages: Identifying, pitching and closing the right investor 06:30 - 07:00 Announcing iPitch Winners 07:00 - 09:00 Drinks and small bites.

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Date: 16th of February, 2018 10:00:00 am - 16th of February, 2018 9:00:00 pm
Venue: The Capitol Hotel, Raj Bhavan Road, Bangalore, Bengaluru, Karnataka
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  • 23 Feb 2018

    Villgro - Agribusiness | Unconvention National Conference

    INSPIRATION, KNOWLEDGE, NETWORKS Villgro presents Unconvention|Agri-business, a sector-centric social enterprise conference designed to unearth and inspire social entrepreneurs and in turn grow the social enterprise movement deeper in India. Unconvention focuses on building pipeline, inspiring, discovering and nurturing social enterprises that have the potential for high impact on the lives of the poor while activating nationwide eco-systems and stakeholders in the sector. What can you expect? Sector Specific conversations : The social enterprise ecosystem is evolving from a generic format to a more sector focused format and Unconvention|Agriculture is embracing this spirit. Each conversation will deeply examine challenges unique to the agriculture industry and allied sub-sectors in India. Innovation as the Solution : Unconvention seeks to emphasize the importance of product innovation and sustainable market based models to solve persistent problems facing Indian farmers. The core of the conference explores the role of innovation in creating impact at the bottom of the pyramid while building sustainable enterprises In focus: Farmer : In addition to various stakeholders from the industry including impact investors, government representatives, industry experts and entrepreneurs; Unconvention brings together farmers to share their perspective on the need of the hour and the effect of recent innovations on their lives. 10:30 - 10:45 - Welcome Address (Paul Basil, Founder & CEO of Villgro) 10:45 - 11:15 - Key Note (S.Sivakumar, ITC-EBD) 11:15 - 11:30 - TEA BREAK 11:30 - 12:15 - Investing in the Agri-business sector: Challenges & Opportunities Moderator: Paul Basil (Kartik Srivatsa, Aspada, Rema Subramanian, Ankur, George Thomas, CapAleph, Jinesh Shah, Omnivore) 12:15 - 12:45 - Future of Farm Automation & Mechanisation (Ramesh Ramachandran, Mahindra) 12:45 - 13:05 - My Story (Devi, Kamal Kisan) 13:10 - 14:00 - LUNCH 14:00 - 14:45 - What differentiates a successful market linkage player? (Moderator: AB Chakravarthy, Menterra Venture Fund Prasad, Caspian Impact, Anil Kumar, Samunnati, Brian, Krishistar) 14:45 - 15:05 - My Story 15:05 - 15:45 - Unconvention - Showcase 15:45 - 16:00 - TEA BREAK 16:00 - 16:45 - In focus: Agriculture and the Internet of Things (Moderator: Ram Kaudinya, Jatin Singh, Skymet, Krishnakumar, Cropin, Ramesh Ramachandran - Mahindra) 16:45 - 17:30 - In focus: Water (Moderator: Srinivas Ramanujam, Villgro, Sanjeev Mohoni, Mahindra EPC Irrigation Goutam Das, Driptech, Satish KS, Flybird, Amitabha Sadangi, IDEI and Global Water Easy Products) 17:30 - 18:00 - Announcement of Winner of iPitch Sivakumar & Mark Kahn 18:00 - 18:30 - KeyNote Address followed by Vote of Thanks Mark Kahn, Omnivore Capital 18:30 - 19:30 - Cocktails

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