Introduction

VCCircle Education Investment Summit 2012

 

AGENDA

9:00am - 9:50am
Tea & Registration

9:50am - 10:00am
Introduction Note
Sahad P.V. - Founder & Publisher, VCCircle

10:00am – 10:45 am
Fireside Chat: Building Education Businesses In India: Key Elements For Scale & Success
Sandeep Aneja - Managing Partner, Kaizen Private Equity (Moderator)
Krishnan Ganesh - Founder and CEO, Tutorvista
Pramod Maheshwari- CEO & MD, Career Point Ltd

10:45am – 11:45am
Panel 1: Formal Education Sector: K-12 & Higher Education
The macro opportunity for Indian schools, colleges, universities, technical/professional education remains. Some of these businesses today are seeking capital for large scale expansion and aggressive growth. What are hindering these opportunities? How are the education entrepreneurs addressing the challenges? How are the regulation issues playing out for entrepreneurs? What are the new avenues for businesses and entrepreneurship in this segment?

Deepesh Garg – MD, o3 Capital (Moderator)
Prabhat Jain - Co–Founder, Pathways Schools
Ryan Pinto - CEO, Ryan International Group of Institutions
Vinay Pasricha - Chairman, WLC College India Ltd

11:45am – 12:00pm
Tea & Networking

12:00pm – 12:45pm
Fireside Chat: Building Vocational Training Businesses In India
Is skill, vocational training and private coaching a scalable and lucrative business in India today? What will overcome the inherent local challenges in this sector in India?

Sandeep Aneja - Managing Partner, Kaizen Private Equity (Moderator)
Sanjeev Duggal - CEO & Director, Centum Learning Ltd
Dr. Raj Dravid – COO, IL&FS Education & Technology Services Ltd.
Gouri Gupta - Lead Strategy and Programme Development, NSDC

12:45pm – 2:15pm
Lunch & Networking

1:15pm – 2:00pm
VCCircle Lounge
An initiative from VCCircle where selected education companies and investors can meet and network in a structured manner in a separate enclosure.

2:15pm – 3:15pm
Panel 2: Non-Formal Education: Pre-School, Test prep, Corporate Training
With a huge unorganised developing education system in the country, Indian non-formal education sub-segments will continue to run parallel to the core. They include pre-school, private tution/coaching, test/examination preparation, job/skill oriented vocational institutes, corporate training. What are the new opportunities in this segment? What are the challenges to scale and create successful business models?

Anand Sudarshan - Venture Advisor, TVS Capital (Moderator)
Ram Kishan Verma - MD, Resonance Eduventures
Raj Grover - The Chief Mentor, Kangaroo Kids Education Ltd
Sharad Talwar - CEO, IndiaCan Education
Amol Arora - MD, Shemrock & Shemford Group of Schools

3:15pm – 3:45pm
Entrepreneur Story
Ashish Rajpal, Founder & MD, iDiscoveri will share on:
- The firm’s inception, early days & business model
- Significant milestones
- How it raised private equity funding and scaled
- Growth path and projections

Ashish Rajpal - MD, iDiscoveri Education

3:45pm – 4:00pm
Tea & Networking

4:00pm – 5:00pm
Panel 3: Technology Enabled Innovation & Delivery In Indian Education
What are the new technology enabled innovations driving enhanced education in India? What are the market sizes in various sub-segments? What is the value proposition in the new technology driven products & services?

Amitabh Nagpal - MD, Macmillan India (Moderator)
Beas Dev Ralhan - CEO, Next Education India
Sanjay Purohit - CMD, iProf Learning Solutions India
Samudra Sen - CEO, LearningMate Solutions
Tridibesh Satpathy - CEO, Edusys

5:00pm – 5:15pm
Concluding Remarks

5:15pm Onwards
Networking & Cocktails


Agenda

AGENDA

9:00am - 9:50am
Tea & Registration

9:50am - 10:00am
Introduction Note
Sahad P.V. - Founder & Publisher, VCCircle

10:00am – 10:45 am
Fireside Chat: Building Education Businesses In India: Key Elements For Scale & Success
Sandeep Aneja - Managing Partner, Kaizen Private Equity (Moderator)
Krishnan Ganesh - Founder and CEO, Tutorvista
Pramod Maheshwari- CEO & MD, Career Point Ltd

10:45am – 11:45am
Panel 1: Formal Education Sector: K-12 & Higher Education
The macro opportunity for Indian schools, colleges, universities, technical/professional education remains. Some of these businesses today are seeking capital for large scale expansion and aggressive growth. What are hindering these opportunities? How are the education entrepreneurs addressing the challenges? How are the regulation issues playing out for entrepreneurs? What are the new avenues for businesses and entrepreneurship in this segment?

Deepesh Garg – MD, o3 Capital (Moderator)
Prabhat Jain - Co–Founder, Pathways Schools
Ryan Pinto - CEO, Ryan International Group of Institutions
Vinay Pasricha - Chairman, WLC College India Ltd

11:45am – 12:00pm
Tea & Networking

12:00pm – 12:45pm
Fireside Chat: Building Vocational Training Businesses In India
Is skill, vocational training and private coaching a scalable and lucrative business in India today? What will overcome the inherent local challenges in this sector in India?

Sandeep Aneja - Managing Partner, Kaizen Private Equity (Moderator)
Sanjeev Duggal - CEO & Director, Centum Learning Ltd
Dr. Raj Dravid – COO, IL&FS Education & Technology Services Ltd.
Gouri Gupta - Lead Strategy and Programme Development, NSDC

12:45pm – 2:15pm
Lunch & Networking

1:15pm – 2:00pm
VCCircle Lounge
An initiative from VCCircle where selected education companies and investors can meet and network in a structured manner in a separate enclosure.

2:15pm – 3:15pm
Panel 2: Non-Formal Education: Pre-School, Test prep, Corporate Training
With a huge unorganised developing education system in the country, Indian non-formal education sub-segments will continue to run parallel to the core. They include pre-school, private tution/coaching, test/examination preparation, job/skill oriented vocational institutes, corporate training. What are the new opportunities in this segment? What are the challenges to scale and create successful business models?

Anand Sudarshan - Venture Advisor, TVS Capital (Moderator)
Ram Kishan Verma - MD, Resonance Eduventures
Raj Grover - The Chief Mentor, Kangaroo Kids Education Ltd
Sharad Talwar - CEO, IndiaCan Education
Amol Arora - MD, Shemrock & Shemford Group of Schools

3:15pm – 3:45pm
Entrepreneur Story
Ashish Rajpal, Founder & MD, iDiscoveri will share on:
- The firm’s inception, early days & business model
- Significant milestones
- How it raised private equity funding and scaled
- Growth path and projections

Ashish Rajpal - MD, iDiscoveri Education

3:45pm – 4:00pm
Tea & Networking

4:00pm – 5:00pm
Panel 3: Technology Enabled Innovation & Delivery In Indian Education
What are the new technology enabled innovations driving enhanced education in India? What are the market sizes in various sub-segments? What is the value proposition in the new technology driven products & services?

Amitabh Nagpal - MD, Macmillan India (Moderator)
Beas Dev Ralhan - CEO, Next Education India
Sanjay Purohit - CMD, iProf Learning Solutions India
Samudra Sen - CEO, LearningMate Solutions
Tridibesh Satpathy - CEO, Edusys

5:00pm – 5:15pm
Concluding Remarks

5:15pm Onwards
Networking & Cocktails


Speakers

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Amitabh nagpal

Chairman and Group Managing Director, Macmillan Group India
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Amol Arora

Vice-Chairman & MD, Shemrock & Shemford Group of Schools
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Anand Sudarshan

Venture Advisor, TVS Capital
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Ashish Rajpal

CEO, iDiscoveri Education
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Beas Dev Ralhan

CEO, Next Education India Pvt. Ltd
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Deepesh Garg

Managing Director, o3 Capital
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Krishnan Ganesh

Founder and CEO, Tutorvista
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Prabhat Jain

Director, Pathways Schools
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Pramod Maheshwari

Chairman, Managing Director & CEO, Career Point
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Dr. Raj Dravid

COO, IL&FS Education & Technology Services Ltd
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Raj Grover

The Chief Mentor, Kangaroo Kids Education Ltd
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Ram Kishan Verma

The Chief Mentor, Resonance Eduventures
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Ryan Pinto

CEO, Ryan International Group of Institutions | @RyanIntlGrp
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Samudra Sen

CEO, LearningMate Solutions
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Sandeep Aneja

Founder and the Managing Director, Kaizen Private Equity
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Sanjay Purohit

Founder, Director & CEO, iProf Learning Solutions India Pvt. Ltd
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Sanjeev Duggal

CEO & Director, Centum Learning Ltd
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Sharad Talwar

CEO, IndiaCan Education
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Tridibesh Satpathy

CEO, Edusys
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Vinay Pasricha

Chairman, WLC College India Ltd

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