SK Associates & Group organized an International Conference on “Unveiling Start – Up Funding: Strategies & Choices For Success”


Hyderabad: 23 January 2024 :: SK Associates & Group organized an International Conference on “Unveiling Start – Up Funding: Strategies & Choices For Success” January 15th – 17th. The Conference was hosted online & streamed LIVE on their YouTube channel from 7- 8:30 PM IST on all 3 days. The Top 16 eminent and noteworthy Entrepreneurs, CEOs, Founders, Co- founders, CA/CS/CFA Professionals, Deans, Head Digital Marketing, Assistant professors, professors and multiple other industry expert from APAC & EMEA were invited to speak at the event.

SK A&G is an ISO-certified management consulting firm registered under the MSMED Act 2006 with the Government of India. We are a strong team of 6,000+ Professionals from various backgrounds and we aim to strengthen global economic growth by providing pro-bono consulting services to budding student entrepreneurs and helping them build their start -ups across various industries. All the Guest Speakers were awarded a Certificate of Honour and the Attendees were given Certificates for successfully participating in the conference.

The Synopsis of the speeches given by the Guests is stated as follows:

“Successful entrepreneurship requires more than just funding; it demands a clear vision, effective communication, and strategic alignment with investors. Embrace expertise, build relationships, and consider your exit strategy to navigate the dynamic landscape of startup funding.

Pete King
Managing Director
BX Consultancy

“Craft a compelling narrative for your startup, showcasing a clear value proposition and backed by a solid business plan. In fundraising, transparency and a vision for sustainable growth are your greatest assets.

Sahil Chopra
Managing Partner
Affaire Capital

“Secure funding strategically by understanding the diverse investor landscape, building trust through effective communication, and recognizing the value of ‘smart money’—investors with industry experience and skills. Remember, fundraising is not just about money; it’s about conveying a compelling vision that others believe in.

Marck Madsen
Business Angel Investor &
Board Member (UDU) (Singapore)

“Start with bootstrapping, gaining control and traction, before seeking external funds. Harness the power of digital channels, leveraging organic and inorganic traffic, to build a successful startup without compromising early-stage control.

Olatunde Demilade Silas
The Digital House

“Diversify funding sources wisely, showcasing your startup’s unique benefits. Whether it’s VC firms, angel investors, or innovative networking, align your pitch with the advantages your startup brings to the table.

Michael Lawani
Bubble Developer
Digital Careers Academy

“Navigate funding stages strategically: Start with personal savings, family, and friends; progress to loans and institutional lenders as your business matures. Understand your investor’s expectations, focusing on scalability, strong metrics, and a sustainable business model.

Bashir Ahmed

“Choose your startup funding strategy wisely, considering your goals and growth potential. Collaborate with a corporate lawyer to navigate the complexities, protect your interests, and ensure legal compliance throughout the funding process.

Ayushi Dwivedi
Corporate Lawyer
Baseel Partners LLP

“Entrepreneurship is a resilient journey, demanding strong focus, constant innovation, and strategic fundraising. Prioritize user feedback, embrace continuous improvement, and give back to society as you grow, making a lasting impact beyond profits.

Massimiliano Sulpizi
Founder & CEO

“Success in startup funding is an alchemical journey, requiring strategic planning, investor validation, and careful consideration of funding types. Entrepreneurs should focus on creativity, problem-solving, and a strong financial plan to attract investors and navigate the stages of funding with resilience.

Saikh Bin Abedin
Simtex Industries Ltd.

“Success in startup funding lies in meticulous preparation and storytelling. Be confident, learn from failures, and adapt to the evolving trends in your industry to secure the right funding channels for your innovative journey.

Dr. Marwa Farid
Managing Director
Enetek Power Group Ltd

“Entrepreneurship is a journey of clear objectives, strategic planning, and valuing every effort. Be investor-ready by showcasing your passion, respecting your own efforts, and inviting partners with confidence and clarity.

Praful Chatrapati
Startup Mentor
Inflow Influencers LLP

“Craft a compelling business plan, negotiate wisely, and embrace technological advancements to secure funding. Maintain transparency, build healthy relationships, and let your milestones speak for your organization’s success beyond fundraising.

Yugit Bhardwaj
Deputy Manager – Treasury
Fedbank Financial Services Ltd

“Entrepreneurs, embrace the art of fundraising with passion and purpose. Craft a compelling narrative, showcase your vision, and let the symphony of strategic planning resonate with investors—turning dreams into reality.

Folagbemi Olujuyigbe
FODEAN Consulting

“Embrace Venture Debt strategically during your growth journey, aligning repayments with cash flows. Understand the lender’s perspective, focusing on consistent growth, low churn, and robust financial metrics to secure favorable terms and propel your business forward.

Sunny Sabharwal
Klear Capital Advisors

“In the entrepreneurial journey, fundraising is the heartbeat of progress. Navigate the landscape with authenticity, strategic finesse, and an unwavering belief in your venture. Success awaits those who compose their financial narrative with precision.

Chinedum Azuh
Diamond Class Media

“Craft a compelling value proposition, as it is the essence of your startup’s identity and the key to attracting customers. Remember, in the journey of entrepreneurship, coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, and working together is success.

Depesh Banik
Project Management Officer
Webb Fontain

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