NEN First Dot
January 10 - 11, 2011, Chennai | SSN College of Engineering

• Directly support 30 shortlisted student companies through 1:1 mentoring
• Provide 600 entrepreneurial participants with learning and networking opportunities
• Ultimately increase the number of student companies in India.


Day 1 - NEN First Dot – The Top 30

Time Topic  Session Leader
10:00  Registration – Tea/Coffee Networking  
10:30  Inauguration Kala Vijayakumar, President, SSN College of Engineering
11:00 Key Note Satya Prabhakar, CEO,
11:45 The Top 30 Student Start-Ups – Awards Laura Parkin, CEO & Co-Founder, NEN
13:00 Lunch  
14:00 Starting-Up!  
Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4
Mentoring Udaan (2 Tracks) Business Models:Key Fundas Opportunities in Emerging Sectors
NEN Resource Bureau Raj Shankar, Founder, Ichiban Academy Indus Khaitan, General Partner, The Morpheus Venture Dorai Thodla, Founder, iMorph
15:30 Tea Break  
15:45 The Unconference
 Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 Track 5 Track 6
Dorai Thodla, Founder, iMorph G.Laxminarayan, Co-Founder, UMoldIt Sarabjeet Singh, CEO, LetMeKnow Samuel Eddy, MARCONS Siddharth Govindarajan, CEO, Silverstripe Shrikrishna Shrin, Founder, Sarukai
17:00 Huge Challenges offer Huge Opportunities: Building a Smarter Planet Sreenath P Venkatesan, VP, Smarter Planet Solutions, IBM
17:45 IBM- NEN First Dot Round Table for Top 30 Startups
18:30 Masti Ki Patshala Various cultural and entertainment programs

Day 2

Time Topic  Session Leader
 09:00 Breakfast with an Entrepreneur Dr. R.Karthikeyan, Director, Gemba School of HR

Raja Manohar, Founder, Hexolabs

Raghu Rajagopal, CEO, Energeate

Abhishek Rungta, CEO/Founder, IndusNet Technologies

Yogeshwaran S, Founder & Director, Matexnet

Shalin Jain, Founder, Tenmiles Corporation

10:30 Key Note Pandia Rajan, CEO, Ma Foi Management Consultants Ltd.
11:15 Tea/Coffee & Networking  
11:30 Make a Smarter Planet, On the Dot IBM
13:00 Lunch  
14:00 Starting Up!  
Track 1
 Track 2 Track 3
Mentoring Top 30 Presenting your B Plan Getting Incubated
NEN Resource Bureau Indus Khaitan, General Partner, The Morpheus Ventures Thenmozhi S, Rural and Technology Business Incubator
15:30 “I Started When I was in College” Suhas Gopinath, CEO & President, Globals Inc.

Shalin Jain, CEO & Founder, Tenmiles Corporation

16:15 Make a Smarter Planet on the Dot – Fun Challenge: Winning Solutions  Dravida Seetharam, Executive, Government Programs, IBM
16:30 Valedictory