Mind. Mischief. More.


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Knowledge Factory is a platform for young professionals to meet over a meaningful experience. It is an avenue for knowledge exchange through a fun and interesting way. The tagline Mind. Mischief. More is about serious fun. It leaves a lot to the imagination because the Factory is an open canvas. Much of what will happen on the day is open to interpretation. Through the festival of Ideas, Insights and Trivia delivered by way of talks and quiz, we will assemble experts to throw light on unconventional topics and the best quizmaster. This will be a unique gathering of thinking Indians.

25th March 2022
2 pm to 7 pm


2-2.15 Introduction to Knowledge Factory - Sixth edition Rini Khanna
2:15-3:00 The promise of India’s start-up economy Indian economy is slowly back on track and is being powered by a boom of start-ups. Over 16,000 start-ups have been recognized in the year 2020-2021 alone. Can our present education system support in sustaining this trend that has the potential to address rising unemployment? Venkat Viswanathan, LatentView
Ajaita Shah, Founder, Frontier Markets
Prof Neharika Vohra, Vice Chancellor, Delhi Skill and Entrepreneruship University
3:00-3.45 Questioning gender stereotyping through art Gender stereotypes are generalized behaviors and attitudes that are considered “normal” and appropriate for a person solely based on her / his biological sex. Artists are now leveraging their art and craft to question these stereotypes and reshaping gender identity Abhishek Bannerjee, Actor
Tinu Verghis, Supermodel, Artist
3.45-4.30 Accelerating an electric future Auto industry players are accelerating the speed of automotive technology innovation as they develop new concepts of electric, connected, autonomous, and shared mobility. How are we keeping pace with changing rules of mobility around the world? Manu Saale, MD and CEO, Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India
Aishwarya Raman, Director and Head of Research, Ola Mobility Institute
4:30-5:20 Powering agriculture into the new decade Agriculture has been in the limelight for multiple reasons in the past year. Despite impacting majority of our lives, ag industry in India contributes merely 17-18% to its GDP. However, this is fast changing as we have seen the phenomenal rise in the number of agritech startups that are not only making technology more accessible but also helping these farmers to improve their lives Shashank Kumar, Co-Founder and CEO, DeHaat
Madan Padaki, Co-Founder, G.A.M.E.
5:20-5:55 Some characters in cinema remain close to our hearts and minds beyond the lifespan of the movie. In this session, we speak to the creator of some of the most iconic characters in Indian cinema in recent times on what goes behind conceiving immortal reel characters! Anurag Kashyap, Filmmaker, Director, Writer, and Producer

5:55-6:45 Understanding the ever-mutating novel coronavirus Since the beginning of 2020, the novel coronavirus has dominated headlines and we have learnt more about epidemiology and viruses than ever before. As concerned citizens, what should we be learning more to keep us informed without getting paranoid? Dr. Sudha Rao, Founder, Dhitiomics
Anu Acharya, CEO, Map My Genome
6:45-7:00 Vote of Thanks KF team


Quizzes | Talks | Kiosks | Networking Lunch
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There will be one mega quiz on the day conducted by eminent personality where finalists and audience have an opportunity to win big prizes.
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There will be eight talks in the form of discussions, debates and discourses on varied and interesting topics as diverse as Indian Cinema, Sport, Politics, Technology, Consumerism among others.
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There will be kiosks for knowledge seekers to buy books, participate in quizzes and interact with partner brands. Plenty of food and beverages will flow at the Factory.
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There will be lunch for all who attend, during which time one can meet friends and make new ones.
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People behind the factory

Madhavan Narayanan is an editor, journalist, writer and columnist with more than 30 years of experience in both Indian and international environments. In his long career, Madhavan has covered topics including technology, business, economics, public policy, politics, diplomacy, entertainment and social issues as a correspondent.
He is @madversity on Twitter

The PRomise Foundation is a unit of February Networks and comprises multiple divisions focusing on interesting communities including Communicators, Founders, Social Entrepreneurs and Knowledge Seekers. PRAXIS and MANIFEST are two flagship platforms by the PRomise Foundation.

n i i t i consulting is an implementation-focused consulting firm that supports ideas leading to scalable social impact through research, strategy and design. A private limited, and geography unlimited company, n i i t i has a core team of passionate, creative minds along with an open network of advisors and partners.

The Investors

There are partnership opportunities available. Reach out to us for more details.
Academic Partner
Associate Partners

Why partner with us ?

One of a kind knowledge-centric, intellectual event. Opportunity to highlight your area of business through our quiz questions and games. Reach out to a mix of high-net worth individuals and highly networked individuals. We need prizes in cash and kind. The concept can be scaled and taken to multiple cities in the future.

What is the marketing plan?

We will have an extensive digital plan. We are exploring media partnerships including print and TV partners.

Knowledge Factory

Knowledge Factory is a platform for young professionals to meet over a meaningful experience. It is an avenue for knowledge exchange through a fun and interesting way. The tagline Mind. Mischief. More. is about serious fun. It leaves a lot to imagination because the Factory is an open canvas. Much of what will happen over two days is open to interpretation.
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