The launch of Headstart Patna chapter took place on 9th June 2018 at 4 pm at Work Studio Coworking, where 70 to 80 startup founders, incubators, mentors and young minds with aspirations of having a start-up participated. Mr. Naresh Nandan (Executive Committee of Venture Park) and Mr. Pratik Deo (Founder of Deo Biz & Services, Alumni of IIM Kolkata) were the speakers at the launch. He discussed on the topic “How to start startup” and explained what are the main things should be kept in mind to start a startup. Apart from this, he also told us about his entrepreneurial journey.
Co – Creator of Work Studio Coworking, Mr. Alok Kumar is the City Lead of Headstart Patna Chapter. Alok Kumar told us that Headstart is one of the largest start-up communities in the country. It will give a new ecosystem to Bihar’s startup, and he also said that he has always tried to bring platform for the start-ups in Bihar. Headstart platform has funded many of India’s big startups.
Since Headstart inception in 2007, they have built a grassroots level ecosystem in 23 Indian cities and organized over 1000 startup events focused on networking, mentoring, hiring and fund raising. Their work has played a role in getting over 10,000 new ventures off the ground. Some of the young startups that made their early stage demos on their platform are now unicorns. Cumulatively all these companies have created over 20Lk jobs and added over 48,000 Crores to the Indian economy.
You’d be surprised to know, Headstart is almost entirely run by passionate volunteers. They have a bold vision for India, and as empowered citizens they do whatever little they can do, to further it.
Work Studio coworking has been in talks of the town for the past few days. There are events happening on every weekend for startups, it has been a center point for startups.
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