Shell E4 Demo Day - October 06-07

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A Shell India-led global startup event bringing together some of the best minds in energy today.

Join us for this 2-day event and meet ‘industry trailblazers’ tackling the biggest challenges in energy and mobility transition, through innovation and entrepreneurship.

  • Startup Pitches

    The Shell E4 2021 cohort startups and select alumni will be pitching how they’re influencing the smart energy landscape.

  • Engage in Q&A

    Dive deeper with industry leaders during the live panel discussions by asking your most pressing questions.

  • Connect and Collaborate

    Visit the unique startup profiles and click the ‘Contact Startup’ button to leave a virtual business card.

Wed 06 Oct

Future of Energy


  • Event Starts - 3:00pm (IST)

    Our world is connected, thriving on affordable and reliable energy supply extracted from carbon-based resources, primarily coal, crude oil, and natural gas. The threat of climate change looms large, and humanity stands at an inflection point with a need to transition to innovative, cleaner, and affordable energy solutions.

    Having innovative solutions can help in matching these demands for growth in developing nations and drive the ‘Zero Carbon Emissions’ goal by 2050. The future of energy lies in sustainable solutions emerging from the synergy between governments, industries, scientific research, and digitization. Shell is at the helm of developing and investing in new technologies that contribute to a cleaner energy future.

    The Future of Energy event explores groundbreaking ideas that can transform the face of the energy system as we know it.

  • Welcome Note & Opening Address

    • Nitin Prasad headshot avatar

      Nitin Prasad

      Chairman of Shell Companies (Shell India)

    • Harry Brekelmans headshot avatar

      Harry Brekelmans

      Executive Committee Member (Royal Dutch Shell plc and WBCSD)

  • Icon Talk - 'Making impact in Cleantech'

    • Vinod Khosla headshot avatar

      Vinod Khosla

      Founder (Khosla Ventures)

    • Daniel Jeavons headshot avatar

      Daniel Jeavons

      Vice President Computational Science & Digital Innovation (Shell UK)

  • Panel Discussion - 'Energy transition'

    • Manu Saale headshot avatar

      Manu Saale

      CEO & Managing Director (Mercedes Benz Research & Development India)

    • Sindhu Gangadharan headshot avatar

      Sindhu Gangadharan

      Senior Vice President & Managing Director (SAP Labs India)

    • Uwe Dieter Grebe headshot avatar

      Uwe Dieter Grebe

      Executive Vice President Global Business Development (AVL)

    • SJR Kutty headshot avatar

      SJR Kutty

      Chief Sustainability Officer (TATA Motors)

    • Emma Lewis headshot avatar

      Emma Lewis

      Vice President Downstream Strategy & Portfolio (Shell US)

    • Nakul Raheja headshot avatar

      Nakul Raheja

      Country Head Shell Energy (Shell India)

  • Startup Pitches - Shell E4 2021 Cohort

    • CogniTensor logo


      Noida, India

      CogniTensor has created ‘DeepOptics’ - integrated MLOps which provides an automated and standardized development along with deployment in a collaborative workspace which helps in successfully deploying AI/ML projects at speed.

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    • EmbedSense logo


      Bengaluru, India

      EmbedSense is an end-to-end IoT sensors, systems and solutions company with unique energy efficiency and productivity enhancing solutions for the moulding, stamping and allied industries.

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    • ExactSpace logo


      Bengaluru, India

      ExactSpace builds energy-focused AI solutions to assets across the energy value chain to help the organizations in power, oil and gas to improve asset reliability, minimize failures of critical assets, reduce the carbon footprint, and energy wastage in industrial complexes.

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    • Pradjna logo


      Thiruvananthapuram, India

      Provides a machine learning platform to assess and evaluate human professional talents and integrates appropriate sensors and IoT devices to harvest data for efficient Talent Management solutions.

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    • SpareIt logo


      Bengaluru, India

      SpareIt® is thargest multi-sided platform for the Indian automotive aftermarket, which connects the neighborhood garages to distributors and manufacturers through digital business management solutions for better access, logistics, and digital credit.

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    • XYMA Analytics logo

      XYMA Analytics

      Chennai, India

      XYMA Analytics provides novel ultrasonic sensors and Industrial-IoT solutions to industries using high temperature processes such as refineries, power plants, steel plants and other manufacturing industries.

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    • Planys Technologies logo

      Planys Technologies

      Chennai, India

      Planys provides intelligent, safe, digital and cost-effective solutions through innovations in marine robotics, non-destructive testing and AI-enabled post-inspection platform in the underwater inspection industry.

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  • Startup Pitches - Shell E4 Alumni

    • OSSUS Bio logo

      OSSUS Bio

      Bengaluru, India

      OSSUS Bio is a bioenergy company supplying on-demand hydrogen gas to process industries as an alternative to fossil fuels via the OB HydraCel Device. The device allows the use of the dilute carbon content of industrial effluents as a feedstock for hydrogen gas production, recycling clean water simultaneously.

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    • Zypp Electric logo

      Zypp Electric

      Gurgaon, India

      Zypp Electric is on a mission to solve pollution by making all last mile deliveries go electric with the right EVs, battery swapping infrastructure, IOT, and AI platform while making it sustainable and affordable for businesses of all types including kiranas to large e-retail customers.

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    • igrenEnergi logo


      Mumbai, India

      igrenEnergi offers an intelligent, patented, state of the art battery management system built using advancements in software and hardware to extract higher performance from Lithium-ion batteries.

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    • LogisticsNow logo


      Mumbai, India

      LogisticsNow provides a neutral platform for logistics to organize the logistics industry, optimize operations, time and revenue, focusing on emerging markets with lack of business visibility, utilization and transparency.

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Thu 07 Oct

Energy Entrepreneurship


  • Event Starts - 3:00pm (IST)

    The rising global population and irreversible impact of climate change have made humankind cognizant of the need for innovative and sustainable energy sources to safeguard our future. There is a pressing need to design solutions catering to the increasing commercial demand while meeting sustainability goals.

    Emerging technologies and business models aiming for a greener and sustainable ecosystem have made this world ripe with opportunities for individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit. We can see a wave of ingenious energy generation models churning intelligent grid solutions.

    The Shell E4 Program brings ideas to life by providing a platform for collaboration and conversation around valuable energy transitions. Those with an enterprising mindset and innovative ideas stand a chance to get access to infrastructure, expertise, and customers to help them accelerate their business growth and technical viability.

  • Welcome Note & Opening Address

    • Tarun Varma headshot avatar

      Tarun Varma

      Vice President Human Resources, Technology (Shell India)

    • Yuri Sebregts headshot avatar

      Yuri Sebregts

      Executive Vice President Technology & CTO (Shell Netherlands)

  • Startup Talk - 'Breakout ideas, energy startup ecosystem readiness'

    • Greg Moran headshot avatar

      Greg Moran

      Co-founder & CEO (Zoomcar)

    • Debanjali Sengupta headshot avatar

      Debanjali Sengupta

      General Manager Lubricants (Shell India)

  • Investor View - 'Startup to scaleup'

    • Geert van de Wouw headshot avatar

      Geert van de Wouw

      Vice President Shell Ventures (Shell Netherlands)

  • Climatech Startup - 'From incubation to impact'

    • Bryan Hassin headshot avatar

      Bryan Hassin

      Co-founder & CEO (Third Derivative)

  • Entrepreneurship Masterclass - 'Idea to scale'

    • Prof. Thomas Astebro headshot avatar

      Prof. Thomas Astebro

      L’Oreal Chair in Entrepreneurship (HEC Paris)

    • Lathiki Pai headshot avatar

      Lathiki Pai

      Country Head (Microsoft Ventures India)

    • Aravind Sanka headshot avatar

      Aravind Sanka

      Co-founder (Rapido)

    • Xin Ma headshot avatar

      Xin Ma

      Managing Director Asia Platforms (Total Carbon Neutrality Ventures)

    • Shyam Menon headshot avatar

      Shyam Menon

      Co-founder (Bharat Innovation Fund)

    • Pratibha Priyadarshini headshot avatar

      Pratibha Priyadarshini

      Vice President Human Resources (Shell India)



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