We are excited to announce that one of India’s leading media entrepreneurs Ronnie Screwvala will deliver the keynote address at VCCircle India Limited Partners Summit 2015 on February 18, 2015, at Hotel Trident, Nariman Point, Mumbai.
Rohinton Soli “Ronnie” Screwvala is one of the pioneers in Indian media and entertainment sector. In 1990, he founded UTV Group which later got spun off into several companies in the media and entertainment business such as UTV Software Communications, Bloomberg UTV, and UTV Motion Pictures. In January 2014, Screwvala exited the company and is currently focused on his venture capital firm Unilazer Ventures Ltd., besides funding startups and non-profit initiatives.
In his address, Screwvala will share his thoughts on the current entrepreneurial ecosystem in the country, how entrepreneurs can make most of the opportunity India offers, and what it takes to create long-standing businesses ground up in India.
Screwvala, who made his name in the media & entertainment sector, is now looking at investments in several high growth & impact sectors such as consumer services, sports, agriculture, healthcare, education and micro finance.
Besides, the day-long conference will present a host of diversified panel discussions and insightful views on several topics around Indian private equity, venture capital and entrepreneurship.
The summit will bring together carefully managed balance of participants like India & Asia-focused LPs and the country’s most promising general partners (GPs), first-time fund managers, corporate leaders, economists and senior-level attendees from the private equity & policy making world.
The event will conclude with the unveiling of the 4th edition of VCCircle Awards & dinner.
This year, ‘Kris’ Gopalakrishnan, co-founder & former vice chairman of Infosys, will chair VCCircle Awards expert jury, which has eminent members like Luis Miranda, former CEO of IDFC Private Equity, Gaurav Dalmia, chairman, Landmark Holdings, Archana Hingorani, CEO, IL&FS Investment Managers, Soumya Rajan, co-founder, CEO & MD, Waterfield Advisors, and Bala Deshpande, senior MD, NEA India Ltd.
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