3-4 September 2016, Hyderabad, India

The August Fest

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The August Fest - Celebrating Arts and Entrepreneurship !

> The August Fest is now into it's 4th Edition and is one of the Largest Startup Festivals that Celebrates Arts and Entrepreneurship in Asia ! Last year we hosted 4200 amazing people from 40 cities and 10 countries.

> This year we are expecting 12000+ startup enthusiasts and bringing in 100+ amazing speakers and 300+ investors, accelerator representatives.

> We started humbly with 500 attendees in 2013 and emerged as one of the largest startup conferences in India.

> We are known for diversity & cool surprises and we will continue the tradition this year ! Catch up with the remarkable speakers, outstanding entrepreneurs, techies, marketers, game changers, creative folks, dreamers, achievers, investors, startup ecosystem players from across India, Asia, Middle East, Europe and U.S.

Come and Network with Thousands of Awesome People Like YOU !



We have 3 Stages, 107 Speakers, 135 Startup Pitches, 20 MasterClasses, 20 Interactive Workshops/Sessions, Co-Founder Search/Resource Mapping, One-to-one Networking Sessions, Theme based Networking Parties and a lot more...! STAY TUNED UNTIL AUGUST 1st FOR THE FINAL AGENDA !



We traveled to 30+ Countries in last 24 Months to bring in best of the minds from across the World to The August Fest ! Some of our last years speakers include Vani Kola - Kalaari Capital, Ananda Shankar - Padmashri Award Winner, Bibop G Gresta - Hyperloop, Rahul Narvekar - NDTV Ethnic Retail among so many other inspiring guests ! Entrepreneurship is a process of continuous learning and we strive to bring you the best of the minds as always !

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    Carman has started her Angel fund, namely, Click Ventures.The focus will be on technology startup from seed stage to late stages.

    Carman Chan
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    Soundarya is the daughter of Shri.Rajinikanth -a global icon and a celebrated film personality who was recently awarded the high honour of Padma Vibhushan.

    Soundarya Rajinikanth
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    Yatin founded over seven startups in wireless technology, media, and rural development before focussing full time on ecosystem development work.

    Yatin K Thakur
    Founder CoworkIn
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    Nirali Shah teaches meditation with an emphasis on mind-body awareness and self-inquiry.

    Nirali Shah
    International Meditation Coach
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    Ryan Patel most recently served as the Vice President of Global Development for Pinkberry, one of the fastest growing retail brands globally.

    Ryan Patel
    Board Director American Red Cross LA
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    Crazy + Wanderer = Pankti Shah that’s the style of describing the India's female solo traveler.

    Pankti Shah
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    Shobu Yarlagadda is the CEO and Co-founder of Arka Mediaworks (P) Limited based out of Hyderabad, India.

    Shobu Yarlagadda
    CEO & Co-Founder Arka Mediaworks
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    Rajive Dhavan is a Serial Entrepreneur who launched his first Start-up at 22.

    Rajive Dhavan
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    Lakshmi Rebecca is a Filmmaker, Anchor and Vlogger.

    Lakshmi Rebecca
    Founder Red Bangle
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    Burak Buyukdemir
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    At Zone Startups India, Ajay oversees the flagship accelerator operations as well as leads new initiatives.

    Ajay Ramasubramaniam
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    A Danish entrepreneur and traveler with a background within online marketing.

    Nikolaj Astrup
    Founder Refuga.com
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    Mentor for startups and Columnist in PAN-INDIA magazine called “START-UP 360”

    L Hemachandran
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    Vanessa Sans is a coworking consultant and activist with a passion for innovative working models.

    Vanessa Sans
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    Mike La Rosa is the Founder & Managing Partner of Wayfarer Advisory Group and Co-Founder & Publisher of Coworkaholic Omnimedia.

    Mike LaRosa
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    A Master’s in Business Administration, she has more than 10 years of experience in Marketing, Business Development, Training.

    Shraddha Patil
    Co-Founder & Chief Mentor TheMentorpreneurs
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    Stephanie Alys
    Co-Founder MysteryVibe
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    Rishi Chowdhury


For the High Quality two day Conference & Expo that we are, we still manage to keep the prices so low for the reason that we want to stay available for the true learners and game changers of tomorrow !

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Address Information

JRC Conventions Trade Fairs,Survey No-4, Narne Road, Film Nagar, Adjacent to Whisper Valley, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

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