An annual event that celebrate the spirit of entrepreneurship like no other.
A nexus of ideas, a melting pot of creativity, and an opportunity for students, Industry leaders, stakeholders and startup Founders alike to connect, learn, and catalyze the next wave of entrepreneurial success.

Embark on a journey where ideas meet execution, and dreams evolve into reality.  An event innovation takes center stage, and entrepreneurship becomes a living, breathing entity.

Our Speakers

Take a look at our star studded roster of speakers for the event. Learn from the best in the industry at Alchemy'24.

Dr. Ritesh Malik


Hitesh Oberoi

InfoEdge India Ltd.

Vivek Khare


Seema Bansal

Vice Chair
Punjab Development Commission
[Ex, BCG]

Papa CJ

Executive Coach

Manish Pandey

Josh Talks

Aakarsh Naidu

Reserve Bank Innovation Hub,
Signa X

Viraj Sheth

Monk Entertainment

Anurag Mazumdar

The Logical Indian

Naman Singhal

AIC at the
Indian School of Business

Somveer Anand

Innovation Mission, Punjab

Dhianu Das

Agility Ventures

Harit Mohan

TiE Chandigarh

Anisha Patnaik

LexStart Partners

Jayant Kharote

Vice President

Rajan Tawate

Incharge Innovation
NPCI Bharat Billpay

Jags Raghavan


Nitika Khurana

Head Of Operations
Chandigarh Angels Network

Nischaiy Pradhan

Founding Partner

Narendra Sen

RackBank, Neev Cloud

Mayank Bindal

SnapE Cabs

Vidyarthi Baddireddy


Sahil Makkar

Managing Director
Punjab Angels Network

Panels @ Alchemy'24

Investor Panel

Investing 101 for early stage companies

Learn from seasoned VCs everything about what exactly do investors look for in a startup before investing

Ecosystem Panel

Next Big Opportunities in Tier 2 Cities of India

Ecosystem leaders discuss best practices for community building, partnerships and managing platforms to help startups effectively leverage ecosystems and join forces for exponential impact.

Creator Economy

Harnessing the Booming Creator Wave

Leading creators explore the landscape and future of the passion economy - from content creation to monetization to brand building - providing startups key insights into succeeding in this fast.

Fintech panel

Future of Fintech & Strategy for early stage entrepreneurs

Listen to experts discussing fintech innovations, opportunities and regulatory outlook to help startups identify promising areas and navigate challenges

founders panel

Scaling Operations & Growth beyond the first round

These seasoned business leaders bring a wealth of experience in raising multiple rounds of funding and effectively scaling their companies. This panel offers a unique opportunity to learn from those who have navigated the complexities of business growth, from early-stage funding to mature operations.

Unveiling of Plaksha Launch Accelerator Program

The Plaksha Launch Accelerator Program is a 6-month pre-seed startup accelerator focused on empowering early-stage ventures through comprehensive support including mentorship, resources, and strategic guidance designed to catalyze success and propel promising startups towards excellence.

Learn more
  • Become an infoEdge Center for Entrepreneurship portfolio company

  • Free physical incubation after 6 months.

  • $5000 AWS Credits, Access to dedicated startup mentors and niche expert sessions and much more.

Live Pitches @ Alchemy'24

Participate. Pitch. Raise Capital

Pitch your business to a panel of investor "sharks" and gain invaluable real-time feedback during National Startup Day's showcase event. Participate to sharpen your presentation, validate your business model and possibly even raise growth funding on the spot, if the sharks bite.

Fuel Your Business with Feedback

Stand out in the crowd! Find your unique value offer and wear it proudly. With contenders, you'll transform into a game-changer.
Get ready for a feedback frenzy! Judges, investors, and peers will provide insights that refine your strategy.

Learn by observing

Live Pitching sessions would help you get a taste of what presenting your startup in front of investors is all about.

Networking Opportunities
Get a chance to meet startup founders, investors, VCs, industry leaders and content creators alike. Build a stronger network!!!

Our Ecosystem Partners
"Work in the future will be about trying to solve problems in innovative ways and getting better judgement other than physical efforts."
Dr. Ritesh Malik, Founder @ Innov8
"Sales is all about who you can sell to and who is ready to buy"
Hitesh Oberoi, Co-Founder, MD @ InfoEdge
"In a world where everyone is actively seeking attention, can you be the person who gives it? I believe there is immense value in doing so."
Papa CJ, Comedian