8 event tips for startups

Posted on January 8, 2008. Filed under: Events, Free tips | Tags: , |

Two major events any Indian Startup would be gearing up for – Proto and headstart, unfortunately are overlapping this month. This post is not for discussing why they are overlapping etc. Instead, going to present some tips for all the startups planning to showcase in these events.

Tip #1 РKnow thy event

You cannot show a 10 minute aishwarya video and then start to present. You need to follow the timings strictly. In case of Proto, they offer you just 6 mins (360 seconds). So plan your talk/demo/presentation accordingly. If two people are going to take turns during the presentation, dont waste too much time during getting mic etc. Proto gives you a dry-run option, a day before the event. But do take even that seriously. Because the chances are same people in the panel might come on the next day as well. If they get impressed on the first day itself, you will have a genuine advantage during day two.

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