Wharton India Economic Forum 2016

Date and Time
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
3:00pm— 8:00pm
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St. Regis Hotel, Phoenix Mills, Mumbai

Jan 5, 2016 Mumbai, India St Regis Hotel

The Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF) will be held in both India and the US this year.
We invite all Wharton and Penn Alumni to join us in Mumbai on January 5th, 2016 for the India leg! Now in its 20th year, WIEF is one of the largest and most prestigious India focused economic and business conferences in the world.

Date: Jan 5, 2016
Time: 3PM – 8PM followed by cocktails and dinner
Venue: St. Regis Hotel, Phoenix Mills, Mumbai

Ticket includes access to the following:

Wharton India Start-up Competition (WISC)
See the WISC finalists, picked from 750+ applicants, pitch to a start-studded panel of judges including Kirthiga Reddy of Facebook, Sasha Mirchandani of Kae Capital, Ravi Gururaj of Nasscom, Sandeep Murthy of Lighbox Ventures, and Rajan Mehra of Nirvana Venture Advisors.

The winner of the competition will get:

  • An all-expenses paid trip to Philadelphia to present at the WIEF main event on March 25, 2016.
  • $10,000 in prize money
  • $20,000 convertible note from Arihant Patni of Patni Computer Systems
  • 150 hours of free legal advice from Khaitan and Co. one of India’s leading law firms
  • Many other things that we are working on right now!

Keynote Address
Harsh Mariwala, founder of Marico, will talk about his entrepreneurial journey of creating one of India’s biggest brands and how he is now transitioning to philanthropy that focuses on promoting the Indian start-up ecosystem.

Fireside Chat
Neeraj Kakkar, founder of Hector Beverages, and V.T. Bharadwaj, MD of Sequoia Capital (the lead investor in Hector Beverages), talk about how they picked each other and their journey together.

Networking Cocktails and Dinner
Enjoy amazing views of Mumbai and some great conversations with all the attendees at the post-conference networking dinner. Attendees will include Wharton/Penn students. Alumni and faculty, entrepreneurs, investors and industry leaders.

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For more details and updates, visit www.whartonindia.com

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