Fun2Do Labs – EdTech Startup

  • Saurabh Jain is the founder of Fun2Do Labs
  • Fun2Do Labs believes in the motto — ‘Happy Kids, Learn More!’.
  • Fun2Do Labs is pioneering research into ‘Transmedia Education’.

Paytm

  • Saurabh is Ex-Vice President at Paytm
  • He was heading the ‘Paytm – Build for India’ program
  • He had an active role in startup products, developer relations and social impact within Paytm
  • Saurabh was also managed the relationships with various industry bodies including NASSCOM, CII, FICCI, PHDCCI, ASSOCHAM, TiE, etc

Saurabh is a Chartered Accountant with a keen interest in technology. Saurabh has authored 2 books on mobile application technology. He wrote ‘Mobile Phone Programming’, which was India’s first book on mobile app programming. The book was published in 2003 and was a technical book on J2ME technology.

He is the inventor of PERSONAL PERSISTENT MESSAGING SYSTEM (PPMS) and NEURO SYMBOLIC NETWORK GENERATION AND EXECUTION SYSTEM for which he had got provisional patents.

Saurabh has been a speaker/involved at following events/places :

Global Events :

  • SPEAKER & MEETUP HOST: SXSW 2019 at Austin, USA
  • SPEAKER: SXSW Edu 2018 at Austin, USA
  • SPEAKER: BlackBerry Jam Europe held in Amsterdam in 2013
  • SPEAKER: BlackBerry Jam Asia held in Hong Kong in 2013
  • SPEAKER: BlackBerry Developer Community Event in Singapore

Indian Events :

  • SPEAKER at Government Startup Events: Major startup events and webinars by governments of Rajasthan, UP, Uttarakhand, Kerala, Gujarat, Goa, Telangana, etc
  • SPEAKER in various events of NASSCOM, FICCI, CII, ASSOCHAM, PHDCCI, TiE, etc
  • SPEAKER at UN EventsUNESCO MGIEP TECH 2017 education conference in Vizag and UN Global Compact events in Hyderabad and Mumbai in 2019
  • MAIN ORGANISER of Paytm – Build for India meetups in Delhi and Bangalore which have had a huge response from the audience
  • MAIN ORGANISER of following big hackathons: BlackBerry Jam Hackathon in 2012, NASSCOM’s Paytm – Women in Technology Hackathon in 2018, Paytm — Build for India Hackathon at IIT Delhi
  • MEMBER ORGANISING COMMITTEE: NASSCOM Annual Technology Conference (NATC) for 2018, 2019 and 2020 (online edition)
  • JUDGE: NATC AI Hackathon 2017
  • KEYNOTE SPEAKER at Henkel X (Startup Event by Henkel)
  • Many other big conferences…

Events/Webinars at IITs (KEYNOTE SPEAKER / SPEAKER) :

  • IIT Delhi
  • IIT Roorkee
  • IIT Madras
  • IIT Bombay
  • IIT Patna
  • IIT Mandi
  • IIT Gandhinagar

Events at IIMs (KEYNOTE SPEAKER / SPEAKER / JUDGE) :

  • IIM Ahmedabad
  • IIM Lucknow
  • IIM Visakhapatnam
  • IIM Rohtak
  • IIM Kashipur

Events/Webinars at Delhi University (KEYNOTE SPEAKER / SPEAKER / JUDGE) :

  • SRCC
  • St. Stephens
  • Miranda House
  • Jesus & Mary College
  • Kirori Mal College
  • Law Faculty at Delhi University
  • Shaheed Bhagat Singh College
  • ARSD
  • Many others…

Other Institutions of prominence (KEYNOTE SPEAKER / SPEAKER / JUDGE) :

  • BITS, Pilani
  • Delhi Technological University
  • NIT, Rourkela
  • ISB, Mohali
  • NSIT, Delhi
  • Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, Delhi
  • Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, Delhi
  • Symbiosis, Pune
  • NMIMS, Mumbai and Bangalore
  • Thapar Institute of Engineering And Technology, Patiala, Punjab
  • Jamia Millia Islamia University, Delhi
  • Jamia Hamdard University, Delhi
  • JK Lakshmipat University and Manipal University, Jaipur
  • Amity University at Noida, Gwalior, Raipur
  • Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore
  • SRM, Chennai
  • Shiv Nadar University
  • Naropa Fellowship, Leh
  • Galgotia, Greater Noida
  • Many more…

Technology and Startup Community Leader

  • Member of National Expert Advisory Committee (NEAC) on Innovation, Incubation, and Technology Entrepreneurship, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India
  • Member of the NASSCOM Product Council
  • Mentor NASSCOM DeepTech Club
  • Charter member of TiE
  • Member of Young Leader’s Council of All India Management Association (AIMA)
  • Profile has been included in ‘Inspiring Entrepreneurs of India’ book by The Economic Times
  • Leading Delhi chapter of Amazon Web Services (AWS) developer community as a volunteer
  • Leading Delhi chapter of Twitter’s developer community as a volunteer
  • Have led India chapter of BlackBerry’s developer community as a volunteer in 2012–13
  • ‘BlackBerry Elite’ by BlackBerry
  • ‘Nokia Developer Champion’ by Nokia
  • Many more…

Social Impact

  • Founder of Fun2Do Labs – Open Education Project
  • Founder of OpenClass: An initiative to bridge the gap between industry and academia
  • Have adopted a government school in collaboration with Akshay Patra Foundation in Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh
  • He has also been selected as an ‘Indian Leader for Social Sector’ by ILSS.

Hobbies

  • Saurabh is an avid reader and has read more than 200 books (mostly related to startups and EdTech) in the last 5 years

Social Media and Internet Presence