The Advantage Dialogue For SME & Startups


Saturday, June 16 at 9 AM – 6 PM IST


The Advantage Dialogue (TAD) is presented by


TAD is an effort to build a meaningful community of valuable people that have a high impact in the growth of SME and Startup ecosystems around the world.


This TAD will be hosted in Bengaluru – the Silicon Valley of India.



Opening Keynote: (10:00am-10:30am)
Alok Patnia, Managing Partner, CEO,


Talk #1: (10:30am – 11:15am)
What does it take to build global products from India.
>> Session + Q&A


Panel #1: (11:15 – 12:45pm)
What should founders take care of w.r.t taxation and compliance across the various growth stages of the company
Alok Patnia, Rahul Agarwalla


12:45 – 13:30 : LUNCH / Networking


Talk: (13:30 – 14:15)
How to build TRUST without burning money. The art of communication


Panel #2: (14:15 – 15:30)
The India-Singapore Bridge
>> How are India and Singapore natural growth partners for startups + Q&A
Launch of the Ind-SG Bridge Report


15:30 – 16:00 : TEA


Panel #3: (16:00 – 17:00)
India from the Investors eye
A panel moderated by a leading Indian startup media founder to hear top investors on their view of India from the investment opportunity context.


Closing Keynote: (17:00 – 17:15)
The next billion users with the India context


Speakers (Confirmed + Proposed)
  1. Alok Patnia, Managing Partner, CEO,
  2. Kenneth Ho, CEO and Operating Director, Task Singapore
  3. Rahul Agarwalla, VP Operations, Taxmantra, India South
  4. Paritosh Sharma, Founder and CEO,
  5. Shradha Sharma, Founder and CEO, YourStory Media
  6. Pallav Nadhani, Founder/CEO @ FusionCharts & Collabion


The event is presented by:


Growth partners:
  3. YourStory Media
  4. 91SpringBoard


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