Entrepreneurship Episode: The Fire-Side Chat

Entrepreneurship Episode: The Fire-Side Chat

April 11, 2019

Mysuru: In a bid to boost the entrepreneurial spirit, The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), Mysuru Chapter, had organised ‘The Fire-Side Chat’ with renowned business technocrats Prashanth Prakash, partner of Accel Partners and Sudhanva Dhananjaya, CEO of ExcelSoft Technologies, at Silicon Road Ideation Labs in city recently.

The conversation revolved around how Flipkart and other companies gained the confidence of their investors through multiple arrays. The Speakers spoke of the trends in the industry for start-ups and the strategies involved in the noteworthy exits of companies. Sudhanva opined that retaining talent in Mysuru was a challenge.

Prakash delineated that Google’s entry to Bengaluru was a prominent one and a golden opportunity to explore the talent pool in the nation. “If Mysuru puts up an angel fund or sets up a good accelerator, it would prove to be very beneficial. The day Mysuru gets 100 million dollars to fund many start-ups is when I would proudly say it’s D-Day for Mysuru,” he said.

The event was administered by TiE Mysuru President Sanjay Srinivasmurthy and was moderated by Gagan Chengappa, Executive Director, TiE, Mysuru. It offered valuable insights on the current trends in entrepreneurship and was attended by professionals, industry and academia members and students.


Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 41 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.


Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]