Events

From time to time, I speak at events about technology, design, and entrepreneurship. For engagements, write to events @ this domain.

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NESST Season 3

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New Entrepreneurial Student Society Twente (NESST) is a not-for-profit early-stage startup accelerator in Enschede. After being a speaker, advisor, and Dragons’ Den judge at their third season, I was invited as the keynote speaker for the first day of Season 4.

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GOGBOT

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GOGBOT is an annual art, technology, and music festival in Enschede. In 2011, the festival was awarded the National Innovation Award, being the most innovative festival in the Netherlands. In 2018, my team and I were featured in the festival.

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eSummit

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At IIT Kanpur’s flagship entrepreneurship event, eSummit 2018, I was invited to speak about my journey, lessons, and upcoming opportunities in technology. I was part of the Forbes 30 Under 30 session which featured entrepreneurs from this year’s list sharing their experiences before a Q&A session.

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HackIIITD

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As our first-ever sponsored event, I was a speaker, mentor, and judge at IIIT Delhi’s flagship hackathon, HackIIITD. Oswald Labs sponsored the winning prize (a spot in our accelerator program) along with a cash prize. We saw some exciting ideas โ€” everything from 2FA and key management for blockchain to autonomous drones for military applications to meme video generators.

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MINET X 2018

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I went back to my alma mater, The Mother’s International School, as the keynote speaker for their annual technology and entrepreneurship event, X, organized by the computer club MINET. I spoke about my journey from a highschool student to today, and the lessons that came with it. The talk was a modified version of the NESST keynote.

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NESST Season 2

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After being featured by Het Financieele Dagblad (Dutch Financial Times) as one of the Netherlands’ 50 most-innovative young entrepreneurs and professionals, I was invited by Enschede-based non-profit startup accelerator NESST to deliver the opening keynote for their new season.

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Startup24

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Startup24 is the flagship startup weekend-like event in the Netherlands which happens in 12 cities simultaneously. I was invited to Startup24 Enschede to do a pitching working for the participants before their final jury pitches, and I was also part of their “midnight jury” for 2-minute pitches at midnight.

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