The Consulate General of India, Guangzhou plans to organize “Startup India Investment Seminar” in Shenzhen on 26 November to provide platform for the Indian start-ups to present their ideas in front of audience of potential investors from Shenzhen.

Startup India Association, Venture Gurukool, with support from Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Government of India and Invest India, will be bringing a delegation of 14 Indian startups to this Seminar to present their ideas in front of Chinese investors and raise funds for their ventures.

The Consulate General of India, Guangzhou would like to invite senior representatives of companies who invest in start-ups, venture capitalists, investment funds, banks, consultants, lawyers, policy makers (related to investments in start-ups) for the “Start-up India Investment Seminar – Shenzhen”. For getting invitation, please register by sending email to [email protected] *.

Details of the Seminar

Date: 26 November 2019, Tuesday
Time: Afternoon 2:00 – 5:00 PM
Venue: Kempinski Hotel Shenzhen
(Address: HaiDeSanDao, HouHaiBinRoad, Nanshan District, Zhenzhen)

Language: English & Chinese (with simultaneous interpretation)

  • The “Start-up India Investment Seminar – Shenzhen” will include Presentation by 14 Indian Start-up founders on their ventures (brief introduction of these startups is given below)
  • Start-up India Association Venture Gurukool  Mr. Mahendra Swarup Mr. Amarjeet Singh Presentation “Indian Start-up Ecosystem: Sea of opportunities” by by Mr. Mahendra Swarup, Chairman of Start-up India Association, Founder Venture Gurukool and Mr. Amarjeet Singh, Partner, KPMG
  • HSA Legal Mr Hemant Sahai Presentation on Indian Regulatory Framework by Mr Hemant Sahai, Partner, HSA Legal
  • Experience sharing by Chinese industry leaders
  • Speeches by leaders from Consulate General of India, Guangzhou, Invest India and partner organizations


With programs like Start-up India, Government of India is actively promoting Start-ups in India. Policy initiatives & support from the Government and overall economic development of India have created a lot of opportunities, which are being tapped by start-ups in India.

Many of these start-ups have received support from Chinese investors (Like Tencent Holdings, Ant Financial, CDH etc.), creating win-win situation for both sides. This Seminar will provide excellent opportunities for both sides to know each other and explore new avenues for cooperation.

Indian Start-ups delegation and Start-ups introduction

TOCH https://mytoch.com/

An AI video platform bridging the gap between content and e-commerce, helping online video creators, advertisers, media companies and startups to succeed in digital video across all platforms through its best-in-class insights provided by analysing video content using Artificial intelligence.

It auto-detects objects, people, locations, scenes and activities in a video in real-time and automates the meta-tagging process to enable multiple platforms to monetise content and significantly increase engagement with users. Toch is revolutionising the streaming platform industry through live commerce experience and has positioned itself as a platform to enable the new-age live discovery solution for new-age users.

Leadstart https://www.leadstartcorp.com/

Sector: Media
Delegates: Swarup Nanda

A tech-driven publishing platform that helps individuals develop creative content in 60+ languages, continuously enhance their work powered by meaningful consumer insights, and make it available in multiple formats and markets, worldwide.The company publishes more than 200 titles annually with imprints and products in all major book categories and has so far published over 950 books from 800+ authors.

Leadstart’s tech-driven platform addresses the needs of the entire ecosystem, enabling, authors to view how readers are consuming content, readers to discover content in a fun and easy manner and publishers to substantially reduce risk and maximise ROI

Gizmobaba https://www.gizmobaba.in/

Sector: E-commerce
Delegates: Alok Chawla

Gizmobaba is a cross border e-commerce player and the first platform to offer international products in India with warranty and local customer support. It is an online marketplace for curated gadgets, electronics and accessories that one is unlikely to find in local electronic stores as a result of their sourcing partnerships with China. Founded by serial entrepreneurs with successful exits, Gizmobaba is addressing the $2 Billion Cross Border Ecommerce Market of India.  

Epaylater https://www.epaylater.in/

Sector: Fintech
Delegates: Aurko Bhattacharya

Epaylater offers trade credit as anchor service to the retailers in India and is building a full-stack service portfolio for empowering the mass market retailers.  Having successfully partnered with the leading players in retail such as Metro AG, Walmart and Reliance, ePaylater aims to transform the $800 Billion Retail landscape in India.

Meddo https://www.meddo.in/

Sector: Healthtech
Delegates: Saurabh Kochhar

Meddo is an innovative health-tech platform transforming the standard clinic ecosystem by converting stand-alone health clinics into full-service digitally enabled health centres and bringing them under the Meddo brand. Meddo offers a range of services that allow doctors to provide timely and better care to their patients by offering a range of services like digital health records, in-clinic diagnostics and in-clinic dispensing of medicines.

Onco https://onco.com/

Sector: Healthtech
Delegates: Rashie Jain

Onco.com is a virtual network that a) helps get cancer patients personalized and scientific treatment advice from global experts and b) manages their care end to end by connecting them with right doctors, hospitals and labs. Onco.com has a network of over 1500 oncologists (cancer doctors) from India, US; 500+ treatment centres (speciality hospitals, infusion centres) across India and pan-India network of diagnostic labs with cutting edge technology at affordable prices. A patient or their family member can contact Onco.com at any stage of their treatment journey and get the right treatment advice feeling more empowered as they initiate their treatment. Today, Onco serves patients from 18 countries including India and those in Africa, Middle-East and South Asia.

Wellthy https://wellthytherapeutics.com/

Sector: Healthtech
Delegates: Abhishek Nikhil Shah, Prayat Aasit Shah, Anam Rajesh Dhila

Wellthy Therapeutics is an Asia and Emerging Markets focused digital therapeutics company that inspires and enables patients to prevent, reverse and control chronic diseases such as Diabetes and Hypertension. Wellthy is currently live in India and Singapore, it works with Insurers (like Aviva, Swiss Re), Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Companies (like Novartis, Roche, Cipla), hundreds of healthcare systems (like Wockhardt Hospitals) and has over 1 million patients under contract.

Wellthy provides chronic disease management in diabetes, cardiology, respiratory and soon oncology, Wellthy’s real-world results across ~15,000 patients have been showcased via 20 publications in global journals. Wellthy envisions inspiring and enabling over 10 million patients to control and/or improve their chronic health condition by 2030.

Rentomojo https://www.rentomojo.com/

Sector: Shared Economy
Delegates: Siva Venkataraman, Geetansh Bamania

RentoMojo is a leading Indian online appliance and furniture rental platform, with an established presence across several major cities, that facilitates flexible rental lease over lending or buying outright of consumer electronics, furniture and appliances. It also provides free relocation, maintenance, and product swap facilities on the rented items.

Advantage Club https://www.workadvantage.in/

Sector: HR Tech
Delegates: Sourabh Deorah, Smiti Deorah

A platform providing exclusive corporate discounts & digitizing a company’s awarding journey. Advantage club enables brands to run promotions by classifying the tax-paying population of India based on their background & spending behaviour.

It aggregates offers across 10,000+ brands including Samsung, Faasos, PNB Housing, Myntra and Apollo Pharmacy and currently serves over 250 corporates. Advantage club allows brands to create products and offers that best suit their target audience, while employees get unparalleled perks.

Sparskills Technologies https://www.9stacks.com/

Sector: Gaming
Delegates: Rishab Mathur, Prateek Kumar

Sparskills Technologies is a gaming company in the booming online skill gaming space in India. Built on a distinctive data analytics platform developed in-house, that focuses on mass customization of the overall experience for each player, Sparskills has achieved industry-leading user retention and revenue per user (in both poker and fantasy sports), differentiating it from its competitors.

Karbon https://www.karboncard.com/

Sector: Fintech
Delegates: Amit Jangir

Karbon’s vision is to empower all Indian startups to achieve more through a Karbon Card. The corporate credit card is easy to apply, requires no personal guarantee, can be issued in 24 hours and comes with high spending limits.  

It also comes with a vast selection of startup specific rewards such as AWS, MakeMyTrip, Uber, WeWork and many more. On top of helping startups spending smarter, Karbon launched VC Connect fundraising platform.  Startups who are a Karbon Card user will be exposed to over 100 international and Indian investors.  This platform only connects startups to investors who expresses interest, which saves the startup founders significant amount of time. Karbon is founded by a team of veteran VCs and seasoned entrepreneurs from both India and China. Like many of you, we are a startup. We understand the challenge. Let us do the worrying on the financing front and you focus on changing the world.

Stadhawk Services https://stadhawk.com/

Sector: Services
Delegates: Abhra Rajib Banerjee, Somnath Rautray

Stadhawk services is an online on-demand laundry and dry-cleaning service platform. With over 15 outlets across Delhi-NCR, They are the 1st in India to bring Soft Wash Technology as a Cleaning Solution. They offer the following Services: Live Laundry (An exclusive laundry service with DIY feature), Cloud Laundry (A B2B services which offers Washing and Laundry services for the hospitality Industry). Dry Cleaning and Pressing Services. 

Yumlane http://www.yumlane.in/

Sector: Foodtech
Delegates: Hitesh Ahuja

Yumlane is India’s first Direct-to-Consumer (D2C) brand platform selling Pizza, Desserts through 30 cloud Kitchens and selling via online food marketplaces like Swiggy, Zomato. Building India’s first 0% cooking, 0% assembly, cloud kitchen platform for ready to eat snacks aimed at today’s multi-tasking, time- crunched Indian, ensuring hotter food and faster deliveries, Yumlane is modelled on the lines of Luckin’ Coffee, China with a mission of being Luckin’ of Pizza.

Instasolv https://instasolv.com/

Sector: Education-Tech
Delegates: Aditya Singhal, Nishant Sinha

InstaSolv, the Yuanfudao of India, offers a vernacular platform where a student can take a picture of the doubt he is struggling with and get an answer within seconds using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, done via matching the Database of 100 Million + Q&A which It is developing. Using Artificial Intelligence, the content in the image is converted into text and a Machine Learning algorithm matches the questions and provides step by step solutions.

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Author Damien Chow