september, 2016

29sep6:00 pm- 8:00 pmInternational Coffee Day celebration @ BHIVECoffee Tasting along with inspiring talks. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm BHIVE Workspace HSR S6

Event Details

Coffee Lovers, Coffer connoisseur , and Coffee Entrepreneurs…you are invited to celebrate

The International Coffee Day@ BHIVE.

We invite you to enjoy and learn the following, over a cup of coffee:

“The Great Indian F&B startup Opportunity, How we are powering our journey through Coffee” by Lakshmi Dasaka, Co-Founder of “Oh My Goodness” by DropKaffe. 

 “Fair Trade Coffee: The ethic behind a cup of coffee”, learn about  the history of coffee fair trade  in India,  the trends of this industry from the Chief Executive Officer of Fairtrade Foundation India, Abhishek Jani.

copy-of-dsc_5724Lakshmi is the Co-Founder of “Goodness!” a fresh ready to drink dairy beverage brand based in Bangalore.Passionate about talent, brands and coffee, Lakshmi leads all branding and marketing initiatives at its parent company, DropKaffe. A graduate of Cornell University, she has worked with leading companies in India and the US before embarking on her startup journey. Her 4 year old son keeps her on her toes and is her sounding board for new ideas.



aj-profile-imageAbhishek has over twelve years of experience working with start-ups, social enterprises and mid-tier corporations both in India as well as abroad. His roles have included establishing business units as well as restructuring business models for greater profitability and financial sustainability.
Prior to starting Fairtrade India, Abhishek headed Navdanya’s Organic and Fair Trade marketing division and was responsible for the development and execution of a sustainability strategy for the division.
Abhishek began his career as a business advisory consultant with Pricewaterhouse Coopers, London. He received his Bachelor’s in Economics from St. Stephen’s College (Delhi University); and completed his Masters in Economics from the University of Cambridge.


6:00 – 6:15 PM Registration & Coffee Tasting

6:15 – 6:45 PM   “The Great Indian F&B startup Opportunity, How we are powering our journey through Coffee” by Lakshmi Dasaka, Co-Founder of “Oh My Goodness” by DropKaffe .

6:45 – 7:15 PM “Fair Trade Coffee: The ethic behind a cup of coffee” by  executive director at Fairtrade Foundation India, Abhishek Jani.

7:15 – 8:00 Networking along with Coffee Tasting and Sweets.

We can’t only speak  about Coffee  –  we have to taste it!

 The Coffee tasting will be organized by Tata Coffee Grand  and Oh My Goodness. Come and taste the different variants of hot and cold coffee.

We invite you to participate in Coffee Day PHOTO CONTEST! It is time to let your inspiration flow and be creative around coffee…

Really simple! Take your best coffee related photo, add it on your Instagram account and use #bhivecoffeephotocontest. The photo with the most likes♡ will win!
(Other # allowed)

Great prizes from BHIVE Workspace and our partners Café Noir and Oh My Goodness!!!

Everybody can participate and vote!




(Thursday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


BHIVE Workspace HSR S6

L-148, 5th Main, Sector 6, HSR Layout, Bangalore, Karnataka- 560102 (next to Madhuram Restaurant), Bangalore Bangalore, Karnataka 560102 India