Here goes the final programme for VCCircle Ecommerce Forum 2010 to be held on August 18 at ITC Windsor, Bangalore. We have a few more seats left; you can register at 20% off till August 15, and we would be closing the registration on August 17 or earlier as we reach the maximum capacity. You can register online .

VCCircle E-Commerce Forum 2010

Programme (August 18, ITC Windsor, Bangalore)

9:00am - 9:15am

Welcome & introductory note

Sahad P.V., Founder & Publisher, VCCircle Network

9:30am - 10:40am

Panel I: E-commerce in India: Are we at an inflection point?

- The early success stories indicating a take-off of e-commerce in India.

- B2B and B2C

- An analysis of online consumer behavior.

- The macro versus micro factors affecting e-commerce.

- Are there viable and scalable models in Indian e-commerce space?

- The hype versus reality.

- Execution. Execution and Execution.

- Is mobile payments the way of the future?

- Growth of credit cards, alternate options like debit, cash on delivery, net payment

Mahesh Murthy - Managing Partner, Seedfund (Moderator)

Vivek Naik - COO, CC Avenue

Manik Arora - MD, IDG Ventures

Murugavel Janakiraman - Founder, Consim Info Pvt. Ltd.

K Vaitheeswaran - CEO,

10:40am - 11:20am

Keynote Interview:

Interviewees: Sachin Bansal & Binny Bansal, Founders, Flipkart

Interviewer: Mohanjit Jolly - ED, DFJ India

11:20am - 11:50am

Tea & Interaction Break

11:50am - 1:00pm

Panel II: In Search Of India’s Amazon

- Will the retailing of pin-to-plane spread work in India?

- Is Indian online commerce restricted to a few niches?

- Beyond travel: What are other emerging themes?

Bejul Somaia - MD, Lightspeed Venture Partners (Moderator)

Subrata Mitra - Partner, Accel India

Alok Mittal - MD, Canaan Partners

Harish Bahl - Founder & CEO, Smile Interactive

Amarinder Dhaliwal - Head, eCommerce, Times Internet Limited


1:00pm - 2:00pm

Lunch & Interaction


2:00pm - 3:00pm

Panel III: VCCircle Red-Hot

- Books or multiple categories?

- Fashion discount stores

- Group buying and deals junkies

- Is the online consumer a bargain-hunter and a value-shopper only?

TC Meenakshisundaram - MD, IDG Ventures (Moderator)

Kunal Bahl - Head, Snapdeal

John Kuruvilla - Founder & CEO, Taggle

Kunal Sinha - Founder, Rx HealthCare Magic

Suvir Sujan - Co-Founder, Nexus Venture Partners

Ashish Hemrajani - CEO, Bigtree Entertainment


3:00pm - 3:40pm

Fireside Chat: The Future Of Indian Internet: Will It Be Dominated By Transaction Based Models?

Shailendra Singh - MD, Sequoia Capital India (Moderator)

Sanjeev Bikhchanchani - Founder,

Avnish Bajaj - MD, Matrix Partners India


3:40pm - 4:40pm

Tea & Interaction


3:40pm - 4:40pm

VCCircle Lounge

A structured networking initiative where 10 fast-growing e-commerce companies will get to sell their stories to India’s prolific venture capital & PE Funds in a structured & defined 75-minute exclusive session.

4:40pm - 6:00pm

VCCircle Spark

A platform featuring select entrepreneurs and some of India's self-styled and unique enterprises. Spark will literally be a journey into the life of the enterprise, from the time it started to its unique propositions to how it tackled business environment and internal challenges. Spark is aimed to be an interactive platform where entrepreneurs can highlight key milestones and critical lessons learnt along the way.

Mukesh Bansal - CEO, Myntra

Dhiraj Kacker - Founder & CEO, Canvera

Manmohan Agarwal - Director, BigShoeBazaar

Mohit Dubey - CEO, Carwale

Vishal Mehta - CEO,

6:00pm - 6:15pm

Concluding remarks


6:15pm - 8pm

VCCircle Unwind

A zone for informal interaction over cocktails. An unmissable evening.

Please note that we have a few more seats left; and you can register at 20% off till August 15. We would be closing the registration on August 17 or earlier as we reach the maximum capacity. You can register online .

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