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YourStory presents Tamil Nadu Story 2024 to empower the startups and homegrown brands of Tamil Nadu with valuable insights and resources as they take the next big leap towards scalable growth.

The stage is set for a power-packed confluence of dynamic business leaders, decision-makers, and entrepreneurs who will engage in productive exchange of ideas and forge meaningful partnerships that transform the state into a global innovation leader.

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Tamil Nadu’s startup ecosystem

By embracing the digital age, ensuring sustainable development, and enhancing the quality of life, startups in Tamil Nadu are making significant and consistent contributions to India’s Techade and also establishing a strong global presence.

Tamil Nadu is Best Performer in States' Startup Ranking 2022

Percentile on various counts:

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79th

in fostering innovation

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64th

in market access creation

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94th

in incubation support

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75th

in sustainability roadmap

Themes and topics

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Playbook for early-stage SaaS startups in the AI era

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New-age mobility solutions for an electrifying tomorrow

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Disrupting aerospace and dronetech ecosystem with pioneering solutions

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Catalysing innovation: How healthcare giants are nurturing healthtech startups

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Impact of next-gen leaders: Scaling family-owned businesses in the digital era

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Tracing the growth trajectory of Tamil Nadu’s early-stage D2C brands

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Revitalising edtech: Strategies to bring the zing back in education

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Tamil Nadu women take the lead in the manufacturing sector: What’s the startup perspective? (TN accounts for 43% of women workforce in the manufacturing sector in India)

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Innovative solutions and fundraising opportunities: Strategies for scaling startups

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Beyond entertainment: Role of vernacular content creators in building businesses

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CSK: Scripting a success story (What startups/entrepreneurs can learn from the IPL brand’s winning marketing formula)

Themes & Topics

Tamil Nadu Story will deep-dive into the hottest topics shaping the ecosystem

Trailblazing Tactics

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AI playbook: Cool strategies for SaaS startups

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Handholding healthtech: How giants nurture startups

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Scaling frontiers: Innovate, fundraise, elevate!

Future-focused Innovation

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Driver’s seat: Mobility solutions for an electrifying tomorrow

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Soaring high: Disrupting aerospace & drone tech

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D2C dynamics: What’s shaping homegrown brands

Lessons and Learnings

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Edtech reimagined: Game-changing ideas to bring the zing back

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Scaling legacy brands: Next-gen leaders lead the way

Movers and Shakers

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Content to commerce: Vernacular creators’ big impact

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Transforming manufacturing: TN women show how it’s done

Why attend?

Panel discussions, fireside chats, and keynote addresses

Renowned industry experts, successful entrepreneurs, unicorn founders, and investors will participate in panel discussions and fireside chats, and deliver keynote addresses focusing on various aspects of scaling startups and accessing funding. Topics include strategies for growth, navigating regulatory challenges, investor pitches, and emerging trends in key sectors such as SaaS, healthcare, fintech and D2C business.

Workshops and Masterclasses

Interactive workshops and masterclasses will provide practical insights and actionable strategies for startups. These sessions will cover topics such as product development, marketing strategies, financial management, and fundraising tactics tailored to the specific needs of Tamil Nadu’s startup ecosystem.

Investor Pitch Sessions

These provide startups with an opportunity to pitch their innovative ideas and fundraising plans to a panel of investors. Feedback and insights from investors will help startups refine their pitches and strategies to attract funding.

Networking Opportunities

Startups can connect with potential VCs, HNIs, mentors, and corporate partners. These interactions will foster meaningful collaborations, mentorship opportunities, and access to invaluable resources for growth.

Exhibition

A dedicated exhibition area will showcase innovative products, services, and solutions developed by startups from across Tamil Nadu. This will not only provide visibility to startups but also enable them to gain valuable feedback from industry experts, investors, and potential customers.

Showcase of Success Stories

This will highlight the success stories of Tamil Nadu startups that have scaled up through innovative fundraising solutions. It will also include case studies that inspire attendees and provide actionable insights for their own fundraising journey.

Government Support Hub

This is a dedicated area where startups can learn about government grants, subsidies, and incentives to support their growth. Representatives from government agencies will be available at the venue to provide guidance and assistance while navigating funding opportunities.

Why attend?

Panel Discussions, Fireside Chats, & Keynotes

Entrepreneurs, business leaders, unicorn founders, and investors will share insights on growth strategies, navigating regulatory challenges, and emerging trends in key sectors such as SaaS, healthcare, fintech and D2C business.

Workshops and Masterclasses

Industry experts will delve into product development, marketing strategies, financial management, and fundraising tactics tailored to the specific needs of Tamil Nadu’s startup ecosystem.

Investor Pitch Sessions

Feedback and insights from a panel of investors will help startups refine their pitches and strategies to attract funding.

Networking Opportunities

Interactions with potential VCs, HNIs, mentors, and corporate partners will foster meaningful collaborations, mentorship opportunities, and access to invaluable resources for growth.

Exhibition

A dedicated exhibition area showcasing products, services, and solutions developed by startups will provide visibility and valuable feedback from industry experts, investors, and potential customers.

Startup Showcase

Success stories and case studies of Tamil Nadu startups will inspire attendees and provide actionable insights for their fundraising journey.

Networking Opportunities

Interactions with potential VCs, HNIs, mentors, and corporate partners will foster meaningful collaborations, mentorship opportunities, and access to invaluable resources for growth.

Tamil Nadu Story is for innovators and change-makers like you

Panel discussions, fireside chats, and keynote addresses

Workshops
and Masterclasses

Investor
Pitch Sessions

Networking
Opportunities

Exhibition

Showcase of
Success Stories

Government Support Hub

Why attend?

Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a transformative experience that inspires, educates, and connects!

Panel Discussions, Fireside Chats, & Keynotes

Entrepreneurs, business leaders, unicorn founders, and investors will share insights on growth strategies, navigating regulatory challenges, and emerging trends in key sectors such as SaaS, healthcare, fintech and D2C business.

Workshops and Masterclasses

Industry experts will delve into product development, marketing strategies, financial management, and fundraising tactics tailored to the specific needs of Tamil Nadu’s startup ecosystem.

Investor Pitch Sessions

Feedback and insights from a panel of investors will help startups refine their pitches and strategies to attract funding.

Networking Opportunities

Interactions with potential VCs, HNIs, mentors, and corporate partners will foster meaningful collaborations, mentorship opportunities, and access to invaluable resources for growth.

Exhibition

A dedicated exhibition area showcasing products, services, and solutions developed by startups will provide visibility and valuable feedback from industry experts, investors, and potential customers.

Startup Showcase

Success stories and case studies of Tamil Nadu startups will inspire attendees and provide actionable insights for their fundraising journey.

Government Support Hub

Representatives from government agencies will provide guidance and assistance on funding opportunities, government grants, subsidies and incentives for growth.

Awards

Representatives from government agencies will provide guidance and assistance on funding opportunities, government grants, subsidies and incentives for growth.

Who is it for?

Tamil Nadu Story 2024 will serve as a premier networking platform for:
  • Entrepreneurs and founders of startups operating in Tamil Nadu, particularly those in the SaaS, healthcare, fintech, edtech & D2C sectors
  • Investors, venture capitalists, and angel investors from within and outside Tamil Nadu who are interested in exploring investment opportunities in Tamil Nadu’s startup ecosystem
  • Industry experts, policymakers, and ecosystem enablers committed to supporting the growth and development of startups in the region

Who is it for?

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Investors, Venture Capitalists & Angel Investors

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Entrepreneurs & Founders

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Industry Experts

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Policymakers

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Ecosystem Enablers

Speakers

Suresh Kalpathi
CEO, Veranda Learning; Director, AGS Cinemas; Chairman & CEO, Kalpathi Investments
C K Kumaravel
Co-Founder & CEO, Naturals Salon & Spa
TC Meenakshisundaram
Founder & Vice Chairman, Chiratae Ventures
Sivarajah Ramanathan
Mission Director, Startup TN
Kuppulakshmi Krishnamoorthy
Global Head - Zoho for Startups Zoho Corp.
Prabhu Ramachandran
Founder & CEO Facilio Inc
Madan Gowri
Founder & CEO, mCholas
Suresh Radhakrishnan
Founder & CEO, Mypreneur
Dharaneetharan G D
Founder & CEO, Social Eagle; Founder, 21DC Community
Pritesh Asher
Co-Founder & CEO, Juicy Chemistry

Partners

Ecosystem Partners

(Knowledge Partner)

Gifting Partners

If you are interested in a partnership with us and wish to get in touch with our partnerships team, please click the button below.
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