Archive for November, 2011
YourStory.in, India’s leading online platform for startups and entrepreneurs, is organizing E-Sparks™ 2011, a definitive visibility forum for early stage Indian entrepreneurs operating in the bustling e-commerce space, on 17th December 2011 in Bangalore.
E-Sparks™ 2011 is the debut edition of an initiative that seeks to evolve into the premier showcase destination for e-commerce startups in India. E-Sparks, a YourStory.in outreach platform, is being presented this year by leading VC firm Sequoia Capital India, digital commerce platform MartJack and mobile internet services provider One97 Communications.
E-Sparks™ 2011 will play host to a series of pitches by the 15 most promising e-commerce startups in India, followed by a grand felicitation ceremony honouring the emerging e-commerce players across categories like fashion & apparel, music, books, gadgets, food & beverages, footwear, hospitality, lifestyle, etc. The event will also feature talks and workshops by industry veterans like Shailendra Singh, Managing Director, Sequoia Capital India and Mekin Maheshwari, President (Engineering), Flipkart.com among others.
Delegates at E-Sparks™ 2011 will also get the opportunity to interact with the speakers on the best practices for the e-commerce industry and the key components for the success of e-commerce startup during the panel discussions. In addition, the event will also see the presence of an ‘E-Marketplace’, an unique aggregation platform for e-commerce solution providers.
Designed to serve as a go-to-market enabler for e-commerce startups and entrepreneurs, E-Sparks™ 2011 packs together knowledge sharing, networking and visibility in a tone and manner that is reflective of the market buzz surrounding the e-commerce industry.
To be part of this massive celebration of Indian e-commerce, you can buy tickets here.
Saturday, 17th December 2011
10 AM to 6 PM
Hotel Aloft, Whitefield, Bangalore
Varsha Adusumilli (+91 8861 445 879, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Chandan Raj (+91 99861 98806, email@example.com)
With India’s internet users crossing 100 million, digital marketing in India is going to witness unprecedented growth. As Social Media playing a major role in digital marketing there is a huge rush of youngsters taking up Social Media as career. So in the coming years there will be a huge demand for well qualified digital marketing professionals. Come Jan 2012 and India will host Asia’s largest digital and mobile marketing conference, Click Asia Summit 2012.
Click Asia Summit 2012
Click Asia Summit 2012 will feature the best of speakers from Digital and Mobile marketing industries. The event will also have expo, and workshop. The first edition of Click Asia Summit was held in 2011. The 3-day summit held at the Taj Lands End, Mumbai had its entire focus on ‘The Power of Digital and Mobile Marketing in Asia’. The event saw such industry stalwarts like Gurbaksh Chahal(RadiumOne),Mahesh Narayanan (Google India), Neil Burton (Web Spiders–UK), Dirk van Quaquebeke (Brandmile Ptd.Ltd.), Kunal Bahl(Snapdeal India), Anol Bhattacharya(GetIT), Naveen Tewari(InMobi) and Rajiv Hiranandani(Altruist-Mobile2Win) , Gillian Muessig (SEOmoz), Eric Bozinny (Microsoft), Siddharth Jhunjhunwala (Web Spiders) and others providing valuable insights on digital and mobile marketing.
Click Asia Summit 2012 is designed to create a forum for some of the top marketing professionals to congregate and create a marketplace for ideas and services that will help Asian companies get the marketing edge. The speaker list includes Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Member of Parliament India, Gillian Muessig (SEOmoz), Eric Bozinny (Microsoft), Lucy McCabe (OgilvyOne Worldwide),Siddharth Jhunjhunwala (Web Spiders), Ankit Fadia (eSecure Solutions), Benjamin Grubbs (Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, Inc.), Lalit Bhagia (Star India),Sandeep Amar(Times Internet Limited), Namrita Sehgal(Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces), Aditya Anupkumar(Saatchi & Saatchi), Cyriel Kortleven (new shoes today), Uwe Hook (BatesHook), Mahesh Murthy (Pinstorm)
Who should attend?
Click Asia Summit 2012 will be a perfect opportunity for mobile and online marketers, entrepreneurs, brand owners, content developers, agency executives, SEO architects, and digital-media experts to come together and explore the possibilities of mobile and digital marketing in Asia.
So if you are interested to know more about Click Asia Summit 2012 and to register, visit http://www.clickasiasummit.com/
TEDxYouth@Chennai was an interesting experience. live tweeting the event was more enjoyable. Here are some of the highlights that I have picked up from various talks,
Be MAD,Make A Difference!Chetan Korada
Thanks to Hari Menon for those fantastic images of Theyyam from Malabar
“There is god in everyone. We just have to bring it out”
Thanks for Blaaze’s wonderful 20 min Rap talk
..Let’s march together to the power of words cos, I rhyme for peace… I wish is for my music to mean really more…..
Thanks Kausatv for the Social sizing of India,
Thanks Devika for bringing traditional rural arts to urban schools, for children to discover the wisdom in our traditions
“Music and dance are an integral part of our life. But our education system has marginalized them!”
Madhavan- most youth in village don’t even want to accept that their father is a farmer, but we all want to eat Tools and new technology are for enhancing the man power, not to cut short them
The Band Duality for playing all those songs!!
Thank you Jayashree Raveendran for making us remember about various underprivileged people
“When people are thoughtful, everybody wins” , what have you done to be included?
So one more great day with full of great ideas and great people!!!!!!
At last Mullaperiyar Dam issue has become viral on Social Media. Stars started tweeting about it, #Mullaperiyaar is trending in Twitter. People are creating Facebook pages and events! Lots of videos are being shared on Google Plus.
Social Media is becoming the biggest tool for the common man to fight!
TEDxYouthDay is a series of TEDx events happening all around the world on November 20. The events are designed to empower and inspire young people. Now TEDxYouth is happening in more than 60 places around the World. As part of this Chennai is also hosting TEDxYouth@Chennai on Nov 20 at Cognizant Technology Solutions, Global Delivery Center.
Speakers: This time also TEDxYouth@Chennai has speakers from very diverse fields, here is the complete list of speakers
Venue: Cognizant Technology Solutions
[Global Delivery Center]
#5/535, Old Mahabalipuram Rd.,
Chennai – 600 096
How to reach the venue
So if you want to get inspired by few good and wonderful people, book tickets for TEDxYouth@Chennai 2011.
The first ever Social Media Summit in Chennai, organised by Echovme in association with MOP Vaishnav college for Women was a good event. Various topics on Social Media were discussed on the two day summit. Most of the sessions were quite interesting and informative.
There were panel discussions on Social Media and Business echo system and Social Media and B2B Businesses.
Mahesh Murthy, Founder, Pinstorm session aptly named ‘Forget Kotler’ was full of live examples of how Social Media Marketing was changing the traditional rules of Marketing.
As Social Media is becoming the next big thing, am sure that there will be more summits like this happening in future.