What it takes to build a tech company in India feat. Instamojo and Healthi

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About this Event

Did you ever think about building a tech company but didn’t know how to get started? Are you someone who can’t wait to use your industry or technical experience to found a tech startup, but just don’t have a cofounder?

You’re not alone.

TiE Bangalore partner Entrepreneur First welcomes you to join us to hear the inspiring stories of entrepreneurs and learn how they have built their tech companies in India. Guest speakers including Instamojo co-founder Akash Gehani and Healthi co-founder Krishna Ulagaratchagan will share their thoughts on the ecosystem, the journey that brought them to where they are now, and their advice on how you can think about your career as a startup founder.

At Entrepreneur First, we believe the most ambitious people should found companies and we are here to enable that. Join us for a panel discussion and dinner on November 08th to find out how.

More about EF on https://www.joinef.com/


Date: Friday, 08th November 2019

Location: 2gethr@HSR, 14th Main Road, Sector 5, HSR Layout, Bangalore

Time: 6 to 8.30 pm



6:00 pm: Registrations

6:20 pm: Welcome address by TiE Bangalore

6:30 pm: Introduction by EF and talk by speakers

7:00 pm: Panel discussion and Q&A

7:30 pm: Networking and Dinner


See you there!



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14th Main Road, 4th Cross Road, Sector 5, 1st Sector HSR Layout Bangalore, 560034, Bangalore, IN




Entrepreneur First

Entrepreneur First (EF) is a talent investor, founded in London in 2011 by Matt Clifford and Alice Bentinck to support the world’s most ambitious individuals build globally important companies. EFs funds are managed by General Partners Matt Clifford, Alice Bentinck and Joe White.


EF’s bespoke programme, the first of its kind in the world, invests time and money in outstanding individuals, helping them to find a co-founder, develop an idea and create a high-growth technology company from scratch. To date EF has helped over 1,200 individuals build more than 200 companies, with a total valuation of almost $1.5 billion. EF’s companies have been funded by many of the leading venture investors in Europe, Asia and Silicon Valley.


EF itself is backed by some of the world’s best investors, including the founders of LinkedIn, DeepMind and PayPal and runs cohorts in London, Singapore, Hong Kong, Berlin, Paris and Bangalore. Major exits to date include Avocarrot, Represent, Bloomsbury.ai, and Magic Pony Technology, which sold to twitter for a reported $150m just 18 months after the founders met on EF.