Coffee with a Starup

 

Cofee With Tanuj Gigras  

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The very first event of ‘Coffee with A Startup’ held by EIC, IISER Pune on 6th October,2016. The speaker of this event was Tanuj Gigras, the co-founder of Nayam innovations. Tanuj is a applied physicist turned investment banker turned entrepreneur. Nayam innovation is working on developing an artificial implant to treat cataract. They are building innovative intra-ocular lens that treats cataract and its post-surgical refractive error complications. Nayam innovations has received $100k funding from Villgro.

While this interactive session Tanuj gave us a very good advice. He pointed as for a scientific startup, it is important to consider the inherent risk of the product and approach. Also it is so important to reduce technical risk of the product.

Coffee with Dr.Peter Thomassen

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The second event of ‘Coffee with A Startup’ held by EIC, IISER Pune on 20th October,2016. The speaker of this event was Dr. Peter Thomassen. Peter is involved in different startups. He is currently CEO at deSEC which is a Berlin-based start-up committed to making the Internet more secure. deSEC is providing innovative crypto-technology to enhance the functionality of the DNS – the backbone of the internet.. It is a China digital marketing company specializing in digital marketing strategies consultation, technical solutions, and implementation. Peter was CTO and member of the board at dotHIV, which is is a charitable organization that owns and operates a portal(.hiv), dotHIV for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) awareness and donations.

“Most of life is luck…Just grab it !!” well said by peter.

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