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Open Source For Start-ups, Saturday April 05 @ IIMB Audi

Doing Business With Open Source!

The commercialization challenge of the open-source models is steadily easening with approaches like dual licensing, software as a service, freemium, crowd-funding etc





09:00 to 09:55

Registration & Networking 

09:55 to 10:00

Introduction to ForStartups & NSRCEL

10:00 to 11:15

Demystifying Open Source For Startups,
Keynotes: Prof. Rahul De & Ms. Mischi Choudhary

11:15 to 11:45

Tea & Networking 

11:45 to 13:15

Panel Discussion : Doing Business With Open Source

• Prof. Rahul De – Hewlett-Packard Chair Professor @ IIMB (Moderator)
• Mr. Abhas Abhinav, Founder & CEO of DeepRoot Linux
• Ms. Mishi Choudhary, Legal Director @ New York based Software Freedom Law Center
• Mr. Abinash Saikia,   Co-Founder, EnCloudEn
• Mr. Charudath Doddanakatte, Co-Founder & CTO of MyCloudPortal
• Mr. Rohan Joshi, Founder, WokenSoft



Prof. Rahul De, Hewlett-Packard Chair Professor @IIMB

Prof. Rahul De’ is the Hewlett-Packard Chair Professor in ICT for Sustainable Economic Development at IIM Bangalore. He has a B.Tech. from IIT Delhi, an MBA from University of Delhi, and a Ph.D. from the School of Business, University of Pittsburgh. His research interests are in economic impacts of open source and evaluation of e-Government systems. He also works in applied AI. He has published over 40 articles in international journals, refereed conference proceedings and as chapters in books. He has won two Outstanding Paper awards for his research.

He currently serves on the Board of IIM Bangalore and also on the Board of the Software Freedom Law Centre, India



Mishi Choudhary, Legal Director @ New York based Software Freedom Law Center

Mishi Choudhary is a lawyer, licensed to practice in New York and India with over a decade of experience. She focuses her practice on intellectual property transactions for technology clients.  She has wide-ranging experience in trademarks, copyrights, patents and open source licensing strategies.


She is currently the Legal Director of the New York based Software Freedom Law Center. Her client’s include most of the world’s leading Free and Open Source Software projects and cover a range of industries including software, communications, educational testing, computer equipment and medical devices across the world.



Abinash is a Co-founder at EnCloudEn

EnCloudEn is an enterprise start-up providing software and support for cloud based IT infrastructure. Abinash is an alumni of IIM Bangalore and IIT Madras.



Mr.Rohan Joshi, Founder & CEO of Wolken Software

Rohan got 30 years work experience with companies such as Philips, Infosys.






Venue: Auditorium, IIMB

Dates: Saturday, Apr 05

Time: 09:30AM to 01:15PM


Live Streaming:
NSRCEL will be live streaming this event. The live streaming will start at 10 AM.
You can watch it @ http://live.oneklikstreet.com/events/nsrcel/



It is free to attend, Registration is must.

Please click here to register (http://bit.ly/0penS)


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