Trivandrum to host Kitchen CAN event on Feb 04


Trivandrum: The Kitchen collaboration and networking (CAN), a networking platform for start-ups, big businesses, investors, and professionals to come together and collaborate to fuel Kerala’s growth as one of the top destinations for entrepreneurship, will be held in Thiruvananthapuram on February 04, 2016.

This will be the first edition of the event, in the capital city. Before coming here, the Kitchen has been hosted nine times in Kochi.

Some of the speakers for the session include: G Vijayaraghavan, Planning Board member & founder CEO of Technopark; C Balagopal, Founder of Terumo Penpol; Raj Baiju, Founder of Rush2You; Preethi John Muthoot , Director of Muthoot Hotels; Maithri Srikant Anand, promoter of Vedhika; E M Najeeb, MD of ATE Group; Abiram Suresh, Founder of D4Delivery; and Dr. Jayasankar Prasad, CEO of Kerala Startup Mission, a partner of the event.

In a release, Jayasankar said, “The key element in the recipe of success of this collaboration and networking platform, aimed at fostering entrepreneurship in Kerala, is its ingredients. There is a right mix of big businesses, start-ups, entrepreneurial enthusiasts and community at large.”

According to Andrine Mendez, an Entrepreneur & also the organizer of the Kitchen, “We want to create a space for entrepreneurs and business leaders in Kerala to get together; share their stories and watch how it inspires action and create a valuable dent in the startup ecosystem.’’

“The Kitchen event will take place in Trivandrum on the first Thursday of every month, and in Kochi on the second Thursday of every month. We also plan to expand to Kozhikode, which is one of Kerala’s third largest cities and host to a thriving startup scene”, he added.

Previous speakers have included Paritosh Sharma, Head of Channel Partnerships at PayUMoney; Sainath Rajagopal, VP – Sales & Marketing, Vodafone; Rajinish Menon, Director of Startups, Microsoft Ventures; A V George, President of TiE Kerala; Jose Dominic, CEO of CGH Earth Group; and Mithun Chittilapilly, MD of V-Guard Industries.

Kerala IT News