/// FOOD STARTUPS & INNOVATION CONVENTION ///
Startup India is a flagship initiative of the Government of India, intended to build a strong eco-system for nurturing innovation and startups in the country.
It’s been over a decade since startups caught the attention when young, vibrant minds started shunning conventional jobs by pursuing out of the box ideas as their career choices.
While many made big news but only a few succeeded. However, appetite for such startups is only growing.
Food startups and online grocery has been catching the spotlight. While online grocery vertical is garnering its own share of ventures, food ordering and delivery is not far behind.
India Food Forum 2018 launched this maiden initiative aimed at supporting food startups and to have open house discussions and debates about the challenges they face during their journey, innovation plans, investment and the future.
The inaugural panel discussion of the third and last day of the event was: ‘How to Accelerate Your Startup in Which Tips from The Founders, Policy Makers & Investors’ were the major highlights.
The panel included Dr. C Ananth Ramkrishnan, Director IIFP Thanjavur,
Govt. of India; Bhavik Rathod, Head, Ubereatsindia; Geetika Dayal, Executive Director, TIE Delhi NCR; Rishabh Mariwala, Marico, Founder, Soap Opera n More; Madhavi Das, CMSO and
Joint Secretary FSSAI); Sagar Daryani, Founder, Wow! Momo. The moderator was
Dr. Prabodh Halde, Convenor, India Food Startups & Innovation Convention and Awards. The case studies were taken by Rohan Mirchandani, Co-founder, Drums Food International and Suhasini Sampath, Co-founder, Yoga Health Foods.
Bhavik Rathod Dr. C Ananth Ramkrishnan Dr. Prabodh Halde Geetika Dayal Madhavi Das Rishab Mariawala Sagar Daryani