January 28-29 2017


Park centre, Technopark


5 Investors


Kerala Startup Mission(KSUM) with LetsVenture and Konglo Ventures was conducted “Seeding Kerala-Edition 1” on 28th and 29th of January at Park centre, Technopark. KSUM functions with a vision to support and nurture the startups in the state of Kerala.

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Seeding Kerala

Investing in early-stage startups is truly an art and is trending in the global level. “Seeding Kerala” is a golden opportunity for investors in Kerala to be a part of this trending investment scenario as well as to involve in bringing new solutions to life.

The event is scheduled for two days in two parallel tracks. On the first day, the general track meant for all registered startups and another track for investors will be held. Fundraising experiences, fundraising opportunities in Kerala and panel discussion will be the general track. Workshops by LetsVenture and session by Konglo Ventures will be the side track.

Speakers our most valued Speakers

Shanti Mohan

Co-founder- Let’s Venture

Angel Investor and Co-founder of India’s leading angel investment platform Let’s Venture.

Chandrasekhar Balagopal

Founder of Terumo Penpol

Founder of Terumo Penpol - India’s leading blood bag manufacturer

Anthony Thomas

Group CIO of GE Global

Group CIO of GE Global, Founder Member of CIO Angel Network and Member of Indian Angel Network.

Mahesh Murthy

Angel Investor

One of the prominent Angel Investors in India. His portfolio includes Redbus, CarWale, Voonik, Chumbak and many other startups which grew to become domain leaders. Partner at Exseed Fund.

Krishnan Neelakandan

Investor, Ankur Capital

Abhilash Krishna

Founder and CEO of Good Methods Global

Abhi has successfully raised big money multiple times from HNI communities in US and Singapore.

Vinod Jose

Partner at Konglo Ventures

 His portfolio includes Good Methods Global, Profoundis, Explara.

Anil Joshi

Veteran Investor

Managing Partner at Unicorn Ventures. His portfolio includes Inc42  and Pharmarack.

Varun Chandran

Founder and CEO of Corporate360

Founder and CEO of Corporate360 (C360), a Big Data software start-up based in India and Singapore, will soon open the State’s first rural IT park to be wholly owned by a start-up.

Venugopal Sathyanarayana

Investment Advisor

Investment Advisor at Qualcomm Ventures.

Raghav Nagarajan

Core Member Matrix India

Co-founded RupeeVest - India’s first self help Investment Platform. He is now a core member of Investment team of Matrix India.

Kris Nair

Serial Entrepreneur

A Serial Entrepreneur turned Angel Investor, his portfolio include SourceEasy,, Hipcask. Now, Partner at Exseed Fund

Afsal Salu

Co-founder of Delyver

Co-founder of Delyver, one of the first hyperlocal startups in India. Delyver got acquired by Big Basket and the venture is now Big Basket Express. Afsal is now Business Head of Big Basket Express.

Seeding Kerala

There will be a presentation on Kerala startup ecosystem in the year 2016 as the winding up session. On the second day, the first track constitutes a startup workshop and policy discussion chaired by the representative from KSUM, Angels, and VCs will be the second track. The policy discussion is going to be a vital moment for Kerala startup ecosystem.

VC Investment Trends in 2016 & predictions for 2017 is the one important session happening on this day which will be chaired by representatives from IDG, Unicorn Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures & LetsVenture. Then the selected five startups will be pitching before investors, which is going to be the milestone of the event.

Event Location

Park Centre,
Technopark Campus,
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

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