Better Bus Challenge - Bootcamp

Better Bus Challenge - Bootcamp

18 Jul 2018
Bangalore, India

About the Event

The Better Bus Cohort comprising of 12 most promising solutions, from 80+ applications received as part of Better Bus Challenge, participated in the three day Bootcamp held in Bengaluru. The Bootcamp brought together more than 20 experts in the field of business, design, marketing, communications, finance and investment who guided the Cohort to further develop their proposed solutions. The speakers discussed the opportunities, challenges and models of engagement with the government, effective communications and marketing strategies for product placement and identifying the best funding opportunities.  Additionally, the Cohort interacted and engaged with senior representatives from 10 transit agencies from around the country. Over the three days, the teams had one-on-one discussions and working sessions with the transit agencies to fine-tune their proposal and tailor them to suit the needs of Indian cities.


Key Speakers: Mr Surendra Bagde, Mr Ponnuraj V, Mr V Ravichandar, Ms Revathy Ashok, Mr Pawan Mulukutla, Dr OP Agarwal, Mr Amit Bhatt, Mr Madhav Pai, Mr Jayanth Kolla, Ms Genie Stevans, Ms Natashia Gregoire, Ms Pooja Bahri, Mr Sanjay Anandaram, Mr Samir Sharma, Mr Ankit Singhvi, Mr Ashwin Mahesh, Mr Prasanna Patwardhan, Prof Shivanand Swamy, Mr Prashanth Bachu


Cohort: Ridlr, Shuttl, Cityflo, Cell Propulsion, Next Drive Electric and Svingo, Small Sparks Concepts, Vahanalytics, iX Energy Private Limited, Capte, Via Transportation, Urban Stack, Intelytica


Transit agencies: Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation, Brihanmumbai Electric Supply & Transport Undertaking, Delhi Transport Corporation, Delhi Integrated Multi-modal Transport System, Kochi Metro Rail Limited, Kerala State Road Transport Corporation, North East Karnataka Road Corporation, Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation, Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (Rajkot), Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation