Sketch to Scale

May 31 2024 I JW Marriott Hotel, Bengaluru

Sketch to Scale

May 31st 2024 I JW Marriott Hotel, Bengaluru

60+

brands

100+

Invaluable conversations

2,000+

attendees

Every product has a tale to tell
Every founder leaves a mark

Because

Stories never fade
And new age brands are the storytellers of India today!

Brands of India is a vibrant celebration of dreams that have transformed into iconic products.

Here
Dreams take shape
Designs come to life
Success is Delivered

Immerse yourself in the journeys of these new-age brands. Witness the complete lifecycle of a D2C founder. The highs, the lows, the lessons, and everything in between!

Every product has a tale to tell
Every founder leaves a mark
Because
Stories never fade
And new age brands are the storytellers of India today!

Brands of India is a vibrant celebration of dreams that have transformed into iconic products.

60+

brands

200+

attendees

50+

conversations

Here
Dreams take shape
Designs come to life
Success is Delivered


Immerse yourself in the journeys of these new-age brands. Witness the complete lifecycle of a D2C founder. The highs, the lows, the lessons, and everything in between!

Conversations will revolve around

Explore the nuances of cap table dynamics from both sides of the table — investors and founders.

Learn from the best on making your product the hero, and set your sights on becoming the MVP in the industry.

If product is the hero, then customer is king. Master the art of converting your customer into your brand’s ambassador.

If it’s not viral, it’s not viable. Or, is it? Once and for all we’re breaking this down for you!

The thread that holds it all together, the cornerstone for operational efficiency. Learn how cutting-edge tech is making logistics seamless, accessible, and cost-effective.

Going from 0 to 10 or 10 to 1,000, the challenges vary. We've brought industry leaders under one roof to ensure your growth is both rapid and sustainable.

Don’t miss out on:

Valuable insights

Valuable insights from industry thought leaders

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Connections

Connecting with a diverse network of VCs, founders, entrepreneurs and D2C enthusiasts

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Stories

Stories that inspire you to jump on the entrepreneur bandwagon.

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Engaging discussions

Engaging panel discussions, and dynamic fireside chats

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Exibhits

Experiencing products from your favourite brands, maybe some that aren’t even out in the market yet!

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Don’t miss out on:

Agenda
Time
Sessions
Speakers
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Registration
4:15 PM - 4:20 PM
Brands of India Welcome Address
4:20 PM - 4:45 PM
Panel Discussion
Reading between the captable lines

Bootstrapping or raising capital? Equity or debt? Explore the nuances of startup financing from both sides of the captable—founders and investors.

Abhiram Bhalerao
Partner,
V3 Ventures
Prashanth
Aluru

Co-Founder & CEO,
TMRW House of Brands
Amar A
Ummat

Founding Partner,
Recur Club
Rajat
Jadhav

Co-founder,
Bold Care
Shivani Muthanna
Director - Strategic Partnerships & Content, YourStory Media
moderator
5:00 PM - 5:10 PM
Keynote Address
The Future is Now: Google Cloud's AI Innovations for Startups

Imagine transforming your customer service with chatbots that never sleep, uncovering hidden insights in your data that'll blow your mind, or even predicting market trends before they happen. Sounds like magic, right? It's not. It's Google Cloud AI.With Google Cloud AI, the future of your startup isn't just bright, it's electrifying. So, let's plug in and power up your innovation together.

Raghav Govindan
Customer Engineer II,
Google Cloud
5:15 PM - 5:25 PM
Keynote Address
Grind to Glory: Building an Unrivaled E-commerce Powerhouse

Uncover the secrets to conquering last-mile challenges and elevating customer experiences as you build an unstoppable e-commerce force, propelled by cutting-edge tech and innovative strategies.

Atul Mehta
CEO- Domestic Shipping,
Shiprocket
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Panel Discussion
Building Buzzworthy Brands: Marketing Secrets Unveiled

Unlock the marketing playbook of trailblazing D2C brands. Explore influencer marketing, performance advertising, brand storytelling, and other tactics that drive virality and customer acquisition.

Resha Jain
CBO,
Giva
Vachana Shetty
Head of Marketing, Akshayakalpa Organic
Vishnu Chowdhary
The Community Guy, D2C Simplified
6:05 PM - 6:25 PM
Fireside chat
Resilience in action with Ganesh Balakrishnan

Unlock the marketing playbook of trailblazing D2C brands. Explore influencer marketing, performance advertising, brand storytelling, and other tactics that drive virality and customer acquisition.

Ganesh Balakrishnan
Co-founder,
Aurm (Ex Flatheads)
Mayuri
Ramanan

Senior Content Strategist, YourStory
moderator
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Panel Discussion
Shark Tales: Sustaining Growth Beyond the Tank

Three founders who swam with the sharks share their unfiltered stories of life after Shark Tank. Whether you're a hopeful entrepreneur or just a fan of the show, get ready for a candid and insightful session.

Pragya
Batra

Co-founder,
Quirksmith
Surender S
Rajpurohit

Founder,
Turms
Kanikka
Dewanii

Founder,
Mintree
Shubhangi Mishra
Senior Anchor, YourStory Media
moderator
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Networking Mixer & Dinner

Speakers

Abhiram Bhalerao

Partner, V3 Ventures

Ganesh Balakrishnan

Co-founder, Aurm (Ex Flatheads)

Rajat Jadhav

Co-founder, Bold Care

Prashanth Aluru

Co-Founder & CEO, TMRW House of Brands

Surender S Rajpurohit

Founder, Turms

Resha Jain

CBO, Giva

Amar A Ummat

Founding Partner, Recur Club

Pragya Batra

Co-founder, Quirksmith

Kanikka Dewanii

Founder, Mintree

Vishnu Chowdhary

The Community Guy, D2C Simplified

Atul Mehta

CEO- Domestic Shipping, Shiprocket

Raghav Govindan

Customer Engineer II, Google Cloud

Vachana Shetty

Head of Marketing, Akshayakalpa Organic

Past Speakers
Aman Gupta
Co-Founder & CMO
bOAT
Vineeta Singh
Co-Founder & CEO
SUGAR Cosmetics
Harshil Mathur
Co-Founder & CTO
Razorpay
Sandeep Barasia
Chief Business Officer
Delhivery
Ananth Narayanan
Founder & CEO
Mensa Brands
Malika Dutt Sadani
Founder & CEO
The Moms Co.
Abhay Hanjura
Co-Founders,
Licious
Vivek Gupta
Co-Founders,
Licious
Partners
Ecosystem Partners
Gifting Partners