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Startup Grind Chennai Hosts Arun Kumar (Casa Grande)

Startup Grind Singapore

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 from 6:15 PM to 9:30 PM (IST)

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Arun Kumar, Casa Grande

Arun Kumar the Founder of Casa Grande - one of the leading real estate companies (especially in luxury villas and apartments) in Tamilnadu. He hails from a middle class background, and after starting the company in 2004, he has grown it to over Rs. 200 Cr in 2013. He has been awarded the "Indian Achievers for infrastructure devolpement" by Indian Economic Development & Research Association.  

Prior to Casa Grande, he worked with Wipro InfoTech in marketing and was a serial entrepreneur with various ventures in floral and medical business prior to this.


Casa Grande was funded by a venture capital fund during its early days, and Arun Kumar later bought the VC out at 10x their initial investment value. 

Agenda   6:15 Networking and Food
7:15 Fireside Chat
8:15 Networking

Hosted By

Sriram Sekhar, Chennai Startup Grind Chapter Director

He found his entrepreneurial calling early in life, and after working with top global and Indian consulting companies & finance houses for several years, he started his own venture  - S.M.A.R.T Advisors, a financial consulting and advisory firm based out of Chennai, India, focused on helping entrepreneurs with business strategies and raising funds. He also recently started South India's first professional dog walking service - though this is still a very nascent concept in India.

Email: | Twitter: @@SMARTAdvisors

Local Partners

S.M.A.R.T Advisors

S.M.A.R.T Advisors is a boutique strategy advisory & independent research firm based out of Chennai‚ India. They provide a wide gamut of services, ranging from strategy & financial consultancy to facilitating fund raising, M&A, and joint ventures. They also offer independent equity, industry, and other specialized research services.

What is Startup Grind?

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 50 cities and 20 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.

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When & Where

IIT Research Park
Kanagam Road, Taramani
Chennai, 600113

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 from 6:15 PM to 9:30 PM (IST)

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Startup Grind Singapore

Startup Grind is the world’s startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting founders in over 170 cities.

We nurture startup ecosystems in 63 countries through events, media, and partnerships with organizations like Google for Entrepreneurs.

The cornerstone of our global community are monthly events featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share lessons learned on the road to building great companies.

Founded in Silicon Valley by Derek Andersen, Startup Grind has now hosted 2,000 fireside chats since its founding in 2010.

To date, Startup Grind has helped 170,000 entrepreneurs find mentorship, connect to partners and hires, pursue funding, and reach new users.

Startup Grind Singapore was founded in May 2012, we are one of the active grass-root startup communities in Singapore.

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