Beta Start 1.0, 2023

February 18, 2023

SPJIMR Centre for Family Business & Entrepreneurship (CFBE) successfully concluded Beta Start 1.0 with its flagship Demo Day pitch fest held on February 18, 2023. The event brought together key stakeholders from the family-managed business and entrepreneurship sector including start-ups, founders, investors, and entrepreneurs.

Beta Start 1.0 Highlights

  • Received 100+ applications
  • Hosted six engaging Entrepreneurship Masterclasses for 50 start-ups with a focus on best practices to scale and grow a business
  • Conducted insightful 1-1 mentoring for the top 15 start-ups
  • Witnessed 14 impactful pitches with investors and guests from the top VC firms and corporates.

Mr. Dhruvil Sanghvi, Founder and CEO of LogiNext, was the Chief Guest for the event. He shared insights from his personal experiences in an engaging Fireside Chat moderated by Mr. Devesh Chawla.

Beta Start 1.0, 2023 Winners

  • Zupple Labs
  • Sicora Technologies
  • Brand Wallet – Track

Vote of Thanks


Startup Banking IDFC First Bank, TiE Pune, 100X.VC, ah! Ventures, Capital-A Ventures, LeadSquared, Treelife Consulting, Maharashtra State Innovation Society, Wadhwani Foundation and Indian Angels Network.

Demo Day Jury

Abhijeet Kumar, Prashant Singh, Mandar Mhatre, Hari Krishnan, Utpal Doshi

Special Thanks

Ramesh Mirakhur, Garima Mitra, Sweta Tiwari, Deepak Motwani

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