The Rise of Women Entrepreneurship | Headstart Kolkata

Register now : and join us on 9th December

Our next edition of Startup Saturday is themed "The Rise of Women Entrepreneurship" and we have Women founders from all walks of life as speakers for the meetup to share their journey, challenges, wins and to motivate and inspire lot of wannapreneurs and entrepreneurs.  

Kindly note, this is NOT a women-only meetup. Anyone who wants to learn, share, help, network is invited to be part of this journey. Startup Saturday is aimed at wannapreneurs to entrepreneurs who need their monthly dose of inspiration and motivation. 

Register now : and join us on 9th December to learn, unlearn, network and get all your questions answered. 

If you want attend Kickstart, an initiative by Headstart Network foundation where startups pitch their ideas to a panel of judges who are active angel investors, venture capitalists, then please register  here: 


Startup Tunnel in collaboration with SWAN Angel Network, Forge Accelerator & Headstart Network Foundation has launched India's Multi-city Acceleration Program - ‘Startereum’


Startereum has been moving through cities to find Blockchain and differentiated technology startups and is accepting applications from early stage startups looking for funding and mentorship through Startereum program. 


If you think you are in the process of building the next technology enabled solution, apply now on:



Sunita Kanoria

Chairperson, FICCI FLO

She is the Chairperson, FICCI FLO, Calcutta Chapter. Encouraging women to aim for self-sufficiency economically and socially is her first priority as FLO with initiatives such as Women Empowerment (WE) looks into harnessing skills for better employment opportunities and attaining socio-economic independence .

Meghna Bhutoria

Founder & CEO, MakersLoft

Meghna started MakersLoft in 2015 with the goal to creating opportunities for hands-on learning and joy of making for as many children and adults as possible. She has an MBA from INSEAD and 15 yrs of experience in Marketing & Strategy roles in MNCs working in Switzerland, US and India.

Manjir Chatterjee

Founder & CEO, Folk India

Manjir Chatterjee, an entrepreneur working with design and manufacturing. Always wishing to look beyond traditional systems of education, productivity and profit, Manjir has sought to break down, in her work, the pigeonholing of different forms of knowledge and skill, allowing them to travel and converge across conventional boundaries. Twelve years ago, she founded Folk, which has succeeded in creating a signature line of products for major global brands by using natural resources and traditional skills. An organization based in Kolkata. Folk sustains an ethos of working and living founded on independent but interdisciplinary thinking.

Ayesha Hazra

Co-Founder, UrsDigitally

Ayesha has got 18+ years of experience in Retail space. She owns the Technology & Consulting practice lines as a Cofounder of UrsDigitally.

Astha Modi

Founder & Edition-in-Chief, BlabberCat

Astha Modi is the Founder & Editor-in-Chief at BlabberCat. She has written for esteem publications such as Femina, The Telegraph and Marwar Magazine in the past. She studied journalism and film for three years in UK and started working as a journalist.

Manisha Biswas

Women Techmakers Lead, Kolkata

She leads Women Techmakers in Kolkata.

Somrwita Guha

Founder & CEO, Papercup

Somrwita Guha, Founder & CEO of Papercup is a creative Entrepreneur from Kolkata. She is building a brand which makes people unimaginably happy for no rhyme or reason.

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Event Details

09 Dec, 2017
12:30 PM to 05:00 PM
My Cube
Block A-11, 4th Floor,
FMC Fortuna, 234/3A AJC Bose Road
Kolkata - 700020

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