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UnPluggd Summer 2017 : What Lies Ahead.

It’s the time in India’s startup ecosystem when it pretty much feels like 2006. Funding is down and so are the sentiments.

But then, these are the times when great companies are born and frankly, times like these also push away tourist entrepreneurs and investors.

This UnPluggd, we are bringing you entrepreneurs / doers that speak ‘courage’ and ‘guts’ – not just from the tech industry, but a wide spectrum of industries and walks of life. And in the process, inspire ye all to think beyond your current constraints.

We believe that entrepreneurs need to learn a LOT from ‘real world’ and it’s time we bring that change. Here is how UnPluggd will unfold (we will start sharing speaker details from April 20th onwards).

Part 1 : ProductGeeks

The Day 1 of UnPluggd (June 24th) is heavily focused on areas that founders need a lot to learn on – Product management, branding, marketing and sales.

Networking evening (June 24th / 7 PM onwards) will see 200+ founders and ~50 investors (angels included). Expect a very focused networking this time around.

Part 2 of UnPluggd (June 24th) is going to be a day full of stories on courage, guts, startup failure lessons and everything that UnPluggd has always stood for – an unmatched content and sharp talks.

Like every edition,10 highly curated startups will launch at the conference (the application form starts April 18th).

Things To Remember

UnPluggd Summer Edition Date : June 24th [9 AM – 6 PM, followed by the networking evening on June 24th.
Venue : Hotel Park Plaza, Bangalore.
Contact details : team@nextbigwhat.com (do connect with us for any sponsorship/partnership related query).

Useful links : Apply as a speaker. (Note that startup launch application form goes live on May 4th.

Ticketing: We have always tried to be extremely friendly to startup founders and will continue to do the same.

Early bird discount code : Use the code nextbigwhat to grab straightaway (more than) 40% early bird discount. You can apply the code in the ticketing widget below.


Many of you have asked us this question, so here is a quick FAQ:

  1. What’s in for me as an entrepreneur?
    Learnings. No matter which stage you are and what your business model is, we all need to learn a LOT on product thinking and importantly, listen out to several other courageous individuals out there who are changing the world (in their way).
  2. How many investors will attend?
    We have Sequoia Capital (Day 1) and Nexus Venture partners (Day 2) as partners and we will have representations from most of the funds. Plus, expect many angels to fly down.
  3. What else is happening?
    Every day we will have workshops – these workshops are well curated and will only be open for those who have already purchased the tickets (first come first serve basis).
  4. Does the ticket include food / snacks?
    Of course. Plus, we don’t do surge pricing.
  5. What’s in for me as an investor?
    Dude(tte). We save you 20 meetings – you get to meet very high quality entrepreneurs and geeks at UnPluggd. Plus, time to chill and see the nextBigWhats of the future – this time, the 10 startups all we can tell you will be #bloodyawesome.

For any query, do reach out to us : team@nextbigwhat.com.

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