Being a Volunteer with Headstart
About Headstart Network Foundation:

Headstart is one of India's oldest and largest startup communities. It is a non-profit, run largely by passionate volunteers.
Since 2007, Headstart has helped numerous startups showcase their offerings and get feedback on their products. It has facilitated tens of thousands of connections to potential co-founders, customers, vendors, mentors, investors and employees. Companies that have demoed at Headstart have collectively been valued at over 1,36,000 Crore INR and have created over 1.2 Lakh jobs. Headstart is committed towards building a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem in the country through its initiatives like Startup Saturday, Higher, Women Entrepreneurship (WE), Mentor and Kickstart.

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others, while unsuccessful people always ask "What's in it for me?" - BRIAN TRACY

That said, volunteering is SO much MORE. It's about meeting new people, trying new ideas, sharpening your skills, learning new skills, exploring the startup world from a different angle and making a real and lasting difference to people.

Headstart volunteers are successful people from all walks of life. They have created their own career paths, built their own organizations and determined their own destiny. Headstart welcomes You to TEAM UP with the brightest minds in the country.

Headstart operates in the following chapters : Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Kochi, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Raipur, Vizag, Navi Mumbai, Gurgaon, Jaipur, Coimbatore, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Jharkhand, Mangalore, Calicut and upcoming chapters in Goa, Nashik, Indore and Mysore.

If you're from any other city, please do apply; we are open to consider it.

Your Full Name?
E.g. Ram Narayan Achrekar
Your answer
Your Age?
This is optional for ladies but we are curious to learn who started this trend :)
Your answer
What are you currently doing?
E.g. Education/Service/Startup - Please write details of your institute/company.
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Have you attended any Headstart event earlier?
You may have participated in Startup Saturday, Higher, Mentor, Workshop, etc.
Would you be able to give about 4 to 10 hours a week for at least 3 months?
Volunteering is part time activity and requires sincere effort. You can take up as much or as little as you like but HAVE TO deliver what you promise.
What is your entrepreneurial goal?
Why do you want to volunteer? Why Headstart?
Please elaborate. We love reading.
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What are your key skills? (Skills that can be used at Headstart)
List down everything. Our requirements are vivid - we need designers, video/photographers, managers, techies, marketers, sales, researchers, talkers and doers of all kinds
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What do you expect to get out of your volunteering experience?
Don't hide anything - Learn a particular skill? Have Fun? Self-respect? Name? Fame? Money?
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What interests you?
Tell us about your interests and dreams.
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Email Address
E.g. sample @ email.com - we need this till you get your Headstart IDs.
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Your Phone number?
We need this to contact you for f-2-f interviews.
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Which city are you applying for?
Link to your LinkedIn profile
Good time to create one in case you don't have it already!
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List three personal or professional accomplishments that you are most proud of
Please don't leave this blank, our waiting list runs into three digits and the response to this question is your best chance to get invited fast. Don't feel shy, brag a bit, we enjoy reading :-)
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