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LEVEL3 Founders' Breakfast Club ft. Pawan Chaturvedi, Investment Director - Asia of Unilever Ventures

LEVEL3 Founders’ Breakfast Club is an exclusive platform for our startup founders to connect with the many tech entrepreneurs and partners within our community. It is an open forum where founders can be inspired, share ideas and knowledge, learn about opportunities, and make vital connections within the startup ecosystem.

In the upcoming Founders’ Breakfast Club: VC Edition on 11 April 2019, we are delighted to have Pawan Chaturvedi, Investment Director - Asia of Unilever Ventures, along with Devesh Papney, Investment Associate of Unilever Ventures, to share their insights on how Unilever Ventures approaches promising companies, providing them access to Unilever’s global ecosystem, assets and expertise across Personal Care and Digital.

Pawan has 15 years of diversified strategic and operational experience in Finance across the FMCG industry working in companies like HUL, Britannia and Nokia. With his rich experience in various facets of Finance, and experience in handling both large businesses and entrepreneurial businesses, he's currently heading the Unilever Ventures investments in Asia, and leading the Foundry programme in India to introduce digital capabilities and new business models at Unilever.

Unilever Ventures provides access to a startup with an unrivalled global reach. On any given day, two billion people use Unilever products to look good, feel good and get more out of life. With more than 400 brands focused on health and wellbeing, no company touches so many people’s lives in so many different ways.

Unilever Ventures works closely with The Unilever Foundry to provide technology innovators with access to paid pilot projects, mentorship and growth financing. With a strengthened financial base, startups can look forward to turbocharge their businesses and take it to the next level!


Key outcomes from the session

  1. Understanding key attributes Unilever Ventures consider when making an investment in startups

  2. How piloting a project with Unilever Ventures can have an impact on the growth of startups 

  3. Learn about new industry trends and insights from Unilever's operation in Asia!


Agenda

8.30am Welcome and introduction
8.35am Pawan shares Unilever Ventures' focus areas, and what matters to them in startup investment
8.50am Q&A and open discussion
9.30am End

This event is chargeable at $6 (coffee/tea & light breakfast will be catered).


This event is exclusive to LEVEL3 startup founders and CEOs. Due to limited availability, we are only able to accommodate one representative per startup. Event registration fees are non-refundable.


Earlier Event: March 28
Corporate Innovation Summit 2019
Later Event: April 16
Microsoft Day at LEVEL3