Northeast Startup Festival 2022 Phase 2

The Second Phase of the Northeast Startup Festival was organised at Royal Global University on 22nd March 2022.


Sl.NoProgramme Schedule of  Northeast Startup Festival2022, Royal Global University , Seminar Hall Time
A                Inauguration programme  10:00AM -12PM
 To initiate the programme : Ms. Geetimoni Patir , Anchor 
1Introductory speech by Mr. Pankaj Gogoi , President & Project Director , Norteast Startup Festival 202210:00AM – 10:10AM
2Felicitation of the Speakers10:10AM – 10:15AM
3Speech by  Dr.Sriparna B Baruah ,  Head, Centre for Industrial Extension , Indian institute of entreprenuership , Guwahati10:20AM – 10:25AM
4Speech by Dr. Samir Baruah , retd GM , Indian Overseas bank and  Mentor , StartupAssam & BRAIN10:25AM – 10:35AM
5Speech by Prof  Dr.S.P. Singh, Vice Chancellor , Royal Global University10:35AM – 10:50AM
7Speech by Mrs. Neera Daulagupu, ACS Secretary to the Government of Assam Investment Cell, Industries,10:50AM -11:10AM
8Vote of Thanks by Mr. Sharique Hussain , SVP , Northeast Startup Festival10:10AM -11:20AM
10Tea Break11:20AM -11:30AM
BNortheast Hackathon11:30AM – 2:00PM
1Felicitation of the Judges11:45AM – 11:50AM
2Rules & Regulations11:50AM -11:55AM
3JEC, Rahul Sharma12:00PM-12:10PM
4Nerist, ha tade12:10PM-12:20PM
5NIT Silchar,Sabuj Saikia12:20PM -12:30PM
6NIT Agartala, Suryansham Tiwari12:30PM -12:40PM
7RGU, Anirudh Choudhary12:40PM-12:50PM
8igloo, NIT Silchar, Utpal Taid12:50PM -1:00PM
9 (Smart irrigation) AEC, Deepjyoti Mahanta1:00PM-1:10PM
10IIITG, Madhurjya Bora1:10PM-1:20PM
11AEC, Manash Borgohain1:20PM -1:30PM
12JEC, Joydeep Gogoi1:30PM – 2:00PM
DInvestor talk -Hybrid Model – Moderater by Mr. Pranjal Konwar , COO , Assam Startup 2:00PM -3:00PM
1Mr. Anil Joshi , MD , Unicorn Ventures
2Mr. Prabhakar Tiwari , Chief Growth Officer , Angel One
3Mr. Prashanta Talukdar , AGM, NEDFI
4Mr. Sunit Jain , Founder , Gplus
EWomen entrepreneurship talk 3:15PM -4:15PM
1Ms. Drishti Medhi , CEO , QuickGhy – Moderator
2Ms. Arundhati Bora, CEO & Cofounder , Bambusa Creations
3Ms.Alaka Patowary, Founder , JobHut
4Ms. Karishma Kakoti , Founder , KA Design
5Ms.Sharmistha Paliwal,  Co-director ,Third Eye Education pvt. Ltd
FPrize Distribution ceremony 4:30PM-5:30PM
1Entreprenuer speaks – Two successful startup story4:30PM-4:45PM
2Prize Distribution4:45PM-5:30PM
GCultural programme 5:30PM-8:00PM
1Folk Dance programme- Bihu Dance
2Traditional Fashion show
3Music Band

Pankaj Gogoi, Director, Redlemon Technologies pvt. Ltd shared the mission and vision of the Northeast Startup Festival 2022 which is to setup Guwahati as the startup capital of South East Asia. He shared about how the activities of StartupAssam which started in 2015 have shown results in the current startup scenarios of the region and the festival is an initiative to take this ecosystem to the next level.

The inauguration ceremony speech has been started by Dr.Sriparna Bhuyan Baruah, Head, Center for industrial extension, Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship. She shared about the challenges and opportunities about the startup ecosystem and how the ecosystem has been growing in Northeast India. She encouraged the students community to emphasize on innovation and development and build great products. Dr. Samir Baruah, Ex GM, Indian Overseas bank and mentor for BRAIN( Brahmaputra region angel investor network) spoke about the banking solutions across the country and how startups and students should work on their unit economics and a banking relationship. He also spoke about a growing startup ecosystem in the region and how Northeast Startup Festival and hackathons have helped in developing the ecosystem. Dr. S P Singh, Vice Chancellor, Royal Global University spoke about the changing scenarios of start-ups in the country and how students should work on innovation and create start-ups. He also spoke about the initiatives undertaken by the University for the entrepreneurs of the region. He also congratulated the Northeast Startup Festival a grand success. 

The vote of thanks was offered by Mr.Sharique Hussain, SVP, Northeast Startup Festival.

The Northeast Hackathon witnessed student teams from various campuses all across Northeast India. The competition was judged by Dr. Samir Baruah and Mr. Rajeev Saikia, MD, RD Grow green India pvt. Ltd, Mr. Dayal Kalita, Autoleopard. First Prize won by Team Jorhat Engineering College Mr. Joydeep Gogoi, SmartPapa. Second Prize won by team NERIST, Mr.Ha Tade. Third Prize by IIIT Guwahati, Mr. Madhurjya Bora.

Followed by this, the Angel One investor talk started and moderated by Mr. Pranjal Konwar, COO, IIM Calcutta Innovation Park, AssamStartup on the topic: “Challenges and Opportunities in Startup Funding” with the eminent speakers Mr. Prabhakar Tiwari, Chief Growth Officer, Angel One, Mumbai, Mr. Anil Joshi, MD, Unicorn Ventures, Mumbai, Mr. Sunit Jain, Founder, Gplus and Mr.Nickson Sharma, investment analyst, NEDFI venture capital limited.

The Women Entreprenuership programme has been moderated by Miss Drishti Medhi, COO, QuickGhy  about women entreprenuers from different background trying to work upon their ventures. The speakers were Ms. Karishma Kakoti, Founder, KA Design, Ms. Sharmistha Paliwal, Co-director, Third Eye Education pvt. Ltd, Ms. Arundhati Bora, CEO & Co founder, Bambusa Creations, Ms. Alaka Patowary, Founder, Jobhut.

The programme day concluded with the cultural evening programme with Bihu Folk Dance, Traditional Fashion show, music band and performances.

The programme was organised by Redlemon Technologies and StartupAssam in association with Gplus, and supported  by  Numaligarh Refinery Limited, Angel One, Bambusa Creations, Royal Global University, Padma Health Care, BRAIN, Easymytrip, Design Ideas, IVY Growth Associates, Vinyl Cafe, IIM Calcutta Innovation Park, Indian Institute of Entreprenuership.

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