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BCIC Emerging Stars Award Ceremony

Event Detail

The Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce (BCIC) cordially extends its invitation for the BCIC Emerging Stars Award Ceremony scheduled to be held on January 20 – 21 – 22, 2021 over a virtual session organized under the aegis of its Young BCIC Expert Committee (formerly Start-up Expert Committee).            

About BCIC Emerging Stars Award

The Chamber launched its maiden initiative for Bengaluru and Karnataka based start-ups, with the objective to promote the vibrant business ecosystem of the State business through advice, business development and funding. This unique initiative received immense support from the Central and State Govt bodies, AGNII, IIM Ahmedabad Alumni Association and others.

The maiden BCIC Emerging Stars Award, across diverse categories received nominations from Karnataka-based startups incorporated in 2012 or later, with an innovative service or products. An extensive outreach campaign was adopted to reach out to the startup community in Karnataka about the awards.

The 3-days exclusive session comprise: Panel Discussions; Address by distinguished speakers, eminent Administrators & Bureaucrats, successful entrepreneurs, Incubators, accomplished corporate professionals and many more.


    • Please find herewith the details of the programme for your information:


      BCIC Emerging Stars Award

      Event dates: Jan 20, 21, 22 '2021: Final Schedule - Virtual event

      Day / Date / Duration

      From / To



      Master of Ceremony

      Day1, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 135 minutes

      430 pm to 435 pm


      BCIC - President Mr. T.R.Parasuraman

      Manas/ Richa

      436 pm to 445 pm

      Kotak -a start up then, now a leader in evolution and adoption of tech amongst banks - story

      Mr. C Jayaram, Co-Founder, Kotak Bank

      Pravin Iyer

      446  pm to 535 pm


      By finalists

      Manas / Richa

      536 pm to 625 pm

      Address by

      Amrita TBI, Daynananda TBI, NASSCOM, IAN, TIE


      626 pm to 635 pm

      Creating sustained interest

      Mr. Manjunath - Malgudi days fame


      636 pm to 645 pm

      Start ups an integral part of modern India- Entrepreneurs story

      BCIC - Immediate Past President Mr. Devesh Agarwal

      Manas/ Richa

      Day 2, Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 120 mins

      430 pm to 435 pm


      BCIC - Senior Vice President Mr. K R Sekar

      K.R. Sekar

      436 pm to 450 pm

      Successful investments in start ups – social enterprises

      Mr. Suresh. K.K

      Sudeep Srikantaswamy

      451 pm to 520 pm

      Panel Discussion (Entrepreneur /VC/PE/Incubator)

      Mr. Ravi Challu, Founder, Bulletproof Your Startup
      Mr. Chandu Nair 
      Dr. Lakshmi Jagannathan, CEO, DERBI Foundation

      Sudeep Srikantaswamy


      Talk by Founders of sustainable businesses in India



      521 pm to 535 pm

      (a.) Evolution and sustenance of EV - story

      Mr. Sandeep Maini, Chairman, Maini Group of Companies 

      CA Viswanath

      536 pm to 550 pm

      (b.) Marketing and Branding

      Mr. Bhaskar Bhat, Group Director,  Tata Sons  


      551 pm to 600 pm

      Start up India

      Representative from AGNII, GoI

      Manas/ Richa

      601 pm to 610 pm

      Managing crisis

      Mr. Gopal Hosur, IPS - Retd, GoK 


      611 pm to 615 pm

      Jury panel and knowledge partner – introduction

      Mr. K Jairaj, IAS Retd, GoK  


      616 pm to 620 pm

      Overview of the Awards

      CA. K Ravi, Chairman, International Business Expert Committee, BCIC


      621 pm to 630 pm

      BCIC – start up category membership benefits

      Mr. K R Sekar, Senior Vice President, BCIC


      Day 3, Friday, January 22, 2021 - 100 mins
      Awards Day

      500 pm to 505 pm

      Welcome – Chairman - Jury Panel

      Mr. K Jairaj, IAS-Retd ACS, GoK  

      Manas / Richa

      506 pm to 510 pm




      BCIC start up awards video



      511 pm to 525 pm

      Methodology -jury panel

      Jury Panel members Dr. Anant Koppar, Mr. Francis Rodrigues


      526 pm to 535 pm

      Speech by Chief Guest - regulatory impact on start ups

      Justice B N Srikrishna, Retd Supreme Court of India


      536 pm to 555 pm

      BCIC – President

      Mr. T R Parasuraman


      556 pm to 605 pm

      Felicitation of guests and sponsors



      606 pm to 625 pm

      Awards distribution

      Team BCIC


      626 pm to 630 pm

      Announcement of BCIC Emerging Stars Award’2021 - launch 

      Mr. Manas , Ms. Richa


      631 pm to 635 pm

      Vote of thanks

      Ms. Richa


      636 pm to 638 pm

      National Anthem



      640 pm

      Meeting concludes



      Registration: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ; Participation link will be shared to the registered participants only.


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