xtremestartups chandigarh: 14 November, 2009

It’s that time of the month again, time to beckon upon another entrepreneur! Here’s a bonus, this time we have two entrepreneurs, who are a couple in real life too! So let’s gather around, learn, discuss, compare notes and get to know each other, this Second Saturday of November! Your participation is important and it matters, so here’s personally inviting you.

This month we have:

Vinay & Shalini Mehta, Founder of Pole Vault Technologies. Here is more about the company and the founders:


PoleVault Technologies Pvt Ltd started in Nov 2005, is a venture focusing on the Software Product development and Engineering Services.

Software Division: we have Data Integration and BI product for SMEs, and particularly focus the needs of those who do not want to implement an ERP application. Apart from this, we have developed component technologies for Generic Data Transformation framework, Vehicle Tracking Systems and have competence to develop product architectures.

In the Engineering Services, the mechanical and structural designs of Railway plants, hydro power projects, compressed air and other utility piping in industrial plants are handled. Engineering majors from France and India are our customers. Some of the Engineering customers are L&T, Parker-Legris, IRCON, Vodafone, and GTL Infrastructure.

PoleVault focuses to maximize productivity of every person by blending their whole to reach higher goal.

Vinay Mehta Co-founder

Graduated from Punjab Engineering College (Civil Engg) in 1988, did masters with dissertation in AI and developed an Expert System shell. Thereafter, started developing a Centre of Excellence along with one of his faculty in the College itself, to handle higher computational applications and industry projects. Vinay dedicated eleven years to develop the Centre from a scratch and made it a self-sustaining venture within a government setup. Thereafter Vinay had a four plus years stint at Quark and was its Director R&D for Content Management and also Head of IT Services for a year.

Shalini Mehta Co-founder

A multi-faceted consultant and has wide experience with IT training institutions. She is Delhi University Graduate and a part-time Masters Diploma holder in Business Management from SIMS. She has been Centre Manager of various IT training institutes in Chandigarh. She is expert at managing employee’s personal and professional growth. She is a mentor for people as to how they can realize their full potential.

Apart from PoleVault, both Shalini and Vinay run a charitable organization called God’s Child Foundation to help people through personal counseling and lecture sessions, for people to become better in their life. They also pen a booklet “NUPUR” twice a year containing articles of their daily experiences to spread the confidence of God in life.

When: 14, Nov 2009 (Saturday); 3pm – 6pm

Where: RSVP me for details

Contact: Nandini: +91 9779140169 / nandiniATmorpheusventureDOTcom, Shahnaz: +91 9779450735 / shahnaz.jerathATchitkaraDOTeduDOTin

“Start-up Morning/Evening” is organized under the Xtreme Startups banner. It is a non-profit initiative to support & promote entrepreneurship.The events are organized with the support and help from a lot of friends in the startup community. Previous editions of the event have been held Mumbai, Bangalore, Chandigarh and Pune.

This edition of Xtreme Startups is supported by Chitkara University, Morpheus Venture Partners (MVP) and Startupnews.in


* Event will be attended by 20+ start-up founders / entrepreneurs

* The event brings together Startup Founders to share experiences and interact with other start-ups in an informal manner

* Guests, like you, will typically be experienced entrepreneur / investor / a person from the start-up ecosystem

* Participation is “invite only”, concentrated group of Startup Founders and others in the startup ecosystem. There is no fee for attending the event

* Refreshments will be provided at the event

What will you gain from the event?
* Opportunity to interact with others in the startup ecosystem
* Share and learn from each others experiences in running businesses
* Potential to meet a business partner, investor, employee, etc.
* Opportunity to build a strong startup community

Please confirm your participation by replying to this mail. If you want to bring a guest or a fellow entrepreneur along, do let us know in reply to this mail.

If you’d like to NOMINATE a speaker or topic for the event, please do so by sending us a mail: nandiniATmorpheusventure.com

Please Note: Xtremestartups event happens on the Second Saturday of every month between 3pm and 6pm, block your calendars to meet fellow entrepreneurs and exchange notes on best practices of building businesses!

See you on Saturday!