Only a day left for VCCircle Education Investment Summit 2013; take a look at the updated agenda; register now

15 March, 2016

The fourth edition of VCCircle Education Investment Summit is just a week away. The summit will be held on November 20, at ITC Sheraton, New Delhi.

In panel and presentation formats, the summit will discuss: Lessons learnt from investing in Indian education; opportunities for scalable entrepreneurship & innovation in Indian education space, emerging opportunities for assessments in India; enhancing ‘quality’ and ‘growth’ in Indian schools; developing excellent higher education infrastructure in India; future of skill development in India; and technology-led disruption for Indian education players, in addition to special sessions where companies handpicked by VCCircle will make presentations. For more details on the updated agenda,.

The summit will bring together more than 250 top CEOs, entrepreneurs, innovators, private equity & venture capital investors, regulators, investment bankers and consultants. 

The summit will also host a special VCCircle Showcase session, where representatives of handpicked innovative education companies will present their offerings, in addition to VCCircle Lounge, where we connect select education companies and investors in a separate enclosure. For more details on VCCircle Showcase, write to komal.shah@vccircle.com and for VCCircle Lounge, write to Kanika atkanika@vccircle.com or call at 0120-4171111. 

For registrations, write to kanika@vccircle.com or call 0120-4171111.

For sponsorship, write to: varun@vccircle.com or vijay@vccircle.com

SPEAKERS

  •   Ambarish Rai – Convenor, Right To Education
  • Amit Kapur – Promoter, IIMT
  • Anand Sudarshan – Venture Advisor, TVS Capital
  • Ankur Shah – Head of Sector Strategies & Education Portfolio Lead, Acumen Fund
  • Ashish Dhawan – Founder & CEO, Central Square Foundation
  • Mr. Benjamin Grubbs – Head of Content Partnerships, YouTube
  • Dilip Chenoy – CEO & MD, National Skill Development Corporation
  • Imran Jafar – Partner, Gaja Capital Partners
  • Mohit Ralhan – Managing Partner, Indus Balaji
  • Manas Mehrotra – Managing Trustee, Greenwood High International School
  • Pankaj Makkar – Managing Director, Bertelsmann India Investments
  • Prabhat Jain – Co-Founder, Pathways Schools
  • Praveen Chakravarty – Board Member, Centre for Civil Society
  • Dr. P.V. Ramana – Chairperson & CEO, ITM Group of Institutions
  • Raj Grover – Chief Mentor, Kangaroo Kids Education Ltd.
  • Rajeev Pathak – CEO, edreams Edusoft
  • RCM Reddy – MD & CEO, IL&FS Education and Technology Services Ltd
  • Dr Rob Forage – CEO, UNSW Global
  • Sandeep Aneja – Founder & MD, Kaizen Private Equity
  • Satya Narayanan R – Chairman, Career Launcher India Ltd
  • Y V Rajasekhar – Co-Founder & MD, People Combine Education Initiatives Ltd

… and many more are joining

Agenda

9:00am – 9:50am

Tea & Registration

9:50am – 10:00am

Introduction Note

10:00am – 10:40am

Panel I: Lessons Learnt From Investing In Indian Education

Why education is not the top priority for investors? What has made investors so careful when investing in the education space? What are the high-growth segments that are investable today? What are the average financial returns earned by PE investors? What are the lessons learnt by the investors where entrepreneurs are stuck in regulatory hurdles?

Imran Jafar – Partner, Gaja Capital Partners

Sandeep Aneja – Founder & MD, Kaizen Private Equity

Mohit Ralhan – Managing Partner, Indus Balaji

Ankur Shah – Head of Sector Strategies & Education Portfolio Lead, Acumen Fund

Anand Sudarshan – Venture Advisor, TVS Capital (Moderator)

10:40am – 11:10am

Special Address: Opportunities For Scalable Entrepreneurship & Innovation In Indian Education

Ashish Dhawan – Founder & CEO, Central Square Foundation

11:10am -11:40am

Tea & Networking Break

11:40am – 12:05pm

Presentation: Emerging Opportunities For Assessments In India

Dr Rob Forage – CEO, UNSW Global

12:05pm  -12:45pm

Panel II: Enhancing ‘Quality’ and ‘Growth’ in Indian Schools

Given that K-12 section is majorly dominated by private unaided schools, what are the emerging opportunities evolving in the Indian K-12 segment? How quickly is privately held K-12 undergoing through the process of renovation where consumers highly prefer private over public schools? What are the major initiatives taken by the industry players to include high quality content in schools? What are the prime steps undertaken to maintain requisite student teacher ratio, balanced infrastructure and mitigate the dearth of competent teachers & faculty? What are the investment opportunities in this space? How have private investors contributed in bringing changes in the way quality and access are  analysed?

Ambarish Rai – Convenor, Right To Education

Y V Rajasekhar – Co-Founder & MD, People Combine Education Initiatives Ltd

Raj Grover – Chief Mentor, Kangaroo Kids Education Ltd.

Manas Mehrotra – Managing Trustee, Greenwood High International School – , 

Prabhat Jain – Co-Founder, Pathways Schools (Moderator)          

12:45pm – 1:15pm

VCCircle Showcase I

Here representatives of five emerging, exciting and innovative education companies will make presentations on their business, product market opportunity and how they will disrupt existing ecosystem to create value. If your company fits the profile and would like present here, write to komal.shah@vccircle.com

1:15pm – 2:30pm

Lunch & Networking

2:30pm – 3:10pm

Panel II: Developing Excellent Higher Education Infrastructure In India

What is the road ahead for running higher education businesses in India? What is the impact of recent growing initiatives such as RTE Act, bills & schemes on private sector investments in Indian colleges? What is the role played by PPP in accelerating institutions autonomy & university education? Is Indian higher education ready to absorb lacking research culture into its system? What are the initiatives taken up by the regulators to unlock the dilemma of quality vs expansion in Indian colleges? What are the opportunities for investment in higher education segment?

Dr. P.V. Ramana – Chairperson & CEO, ITM Group of Institutions

Amit Kapur – Promoter, IIMT

Dr Rob Forage – CEO, UNSW Global

3:10pm – 3:30pm

Presentation

By Parthenon Group

3:30pm – 4:00pm

Tea & Networking Break

3:30pm – 4:10pm

VCCircle Lounge

A special session, where representatives of five handpicked education companies will meet select 10 private equity investors in a structured format in a separate enclosure. To apply for VCCircle Lounge, contact Kanika at register@vccircle.com or 0120-4171111

4:00pm – 4:40pm

Panel III: The Future Of Skill Development In India

As the Indian non-core segment is shifting its focus from mere underserved delivery to building quality infrastructure. How can non-formal industry address the requirement of vital resources such as faculty, equipment, study material, and digitalise monitoring mechanism to enrich quality skills in the country? Is the growth fostering in non-core segments, including multimedia/IT & vocational training? What are the factors that intensify competition in the non-core segment of education? What are the challenges in an ecosystem where university degree is more preferred? Is the sector losing industry appeal where it is tough to deal with employment issues and changing nature of industries? How effective are these measures such as capacity building, professional development, providing extended concessions and accommodating payment of installments in scaling non formal segment?

RCM Reddy – MD & CEO, IL&FS Education and Technology Services Ltd

Dilip Chenoy – CEO & MD, National Skill Development Corporation

Praveen Chakravarty – Board Member, Centre for Civil Society (Moderator)

4:40pm – 5:10pm

VCCircle Showcase II

Here representatives of five emerging, exciting and innovative education companies will make presentations on their business, product market opportunity and how they will disrupt existing ecosystem to create value. If your company fits the profile and would like present here, write to komal.shah@vccircle.com

5:10pm – 5:50pm

Panel IV: Technology-led Disruption For Indian Education Players

How is internet and technology disrupting education delivery, products and services in the formal and non-formal education segments? Is the Indian education ecosystem at a technology-driven inflection point? What are the cost effective new age infrastructure solutions? Deep involvement of technology is fascinating student’s mind, but is it a viable option, considering the pattern of financing, size & strength of Indian masses?

Benjamin Grubbs – Head of Content Partnerships, YouTube

Pankaj Makkar – MD, Bertelsmann India Investments

Rajeev Pathak – CEO, edreams Edusoft

Sandeep Aneja – Founder & MD, Kaizen Private Equity (Moderator)

5:50pm – 6:00pm

Concluding Remarks

6:00pm – 8:00pm

VCCircle Unwind

This session provide more networking time for top education entrepreneurs and leading investors over cocktail.


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