Anubhav Tiwari is the Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer (COO), The Entrepreneur Zone (TEZ). TEZ is a Startup Accelerator, Entrepreneurship Training and Incubation Centre located in Hyderabad, India It runs a 6 month Startup Training Program jointly with University of Hyderabad.
Anubhav represents TEZ as the registered Hand Holding & Help Centre under Government of India’s Stand Up India Scheme. Under this scheme he works closely with Startups and was instrumental in designing a programme that would nurture the talent of prospective entrepreneurs by educating them on various aspects of industrial activities required for setting up a business. The programme provides useful information on product, pprocess, design, manufacturing practices, testing, quality control, and selection of appropriate machinery, project profile, preparation, marketing techniques and financial management.
Anubhav is also the founder of Virtual Slaps, a company which is into Mass Media, Communications and Advertising. Virtual Slaps is into branding, public affairs, corporate communication, digital reputation and influence. From blog posts to advertisements to online communication it helps its clients and partners to build their brands. It is also a production house which promotes theatre plays.
He is the Member of the Advisory Board for the Technology Expo of Indywood International Film Festival. He was one of the key speaker/mentor at Indywood International Film Festival held in 2016 and mentored over 25 film and media related startups at the event. He works closely with several startups to help them in design their Brand Communication tools. Anubhav has been a speaker at several conferences and seminars and business schools on topics ranging from mass media, branding, advertising communications and entrepreneurship.
He has presented a paper on ‘Neuromarketing’ in the International Conference jointly organized by IPE and EGADE Business School, Mexico. He also presented a paper on “Role of Micro Finance in Developing SHGs into Micro Enterprises: A study of Guntur District in AP” in an International Conference on Financial Inclusion jointly organized by IPE and University of Waikato, New Zealand.
He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management, Banking Insurance and Financial Services from Institute of Public Enterprise. His areas of interest are Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital, Startups, Video Gaming and Mass Media.