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PM Narendra Modi to address India-US Start-Up Konnect 2015

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the India-US Startup Konnect and share his vision on “Start up India, Stand up India” as part of his US visit.

START- UP KONNECT 2015 HOST PARTNERS

  • IT industry NASSCOM to organize the Startup Konnect 2015 in partnership with TiE Silicon Valley and IIM Ahmedabad business incubator CIIE on 27 September.
  • It highlight the multiple dimensions of Indian innovation capabilities, represented by more than 30 startups across a variety of sectors such as agriculture, healthcare, energy, financial inclusion, and biotechnology, leading technology in the country.
  • The startups will exhibit products, prototypes and achievements to their investors and other potential Valley partners.

AGREEMENTS TO BE FRAMED

  • NASSCOM will sign an agreement with TiE Silicon Valley to facilitate a start-up exchange and collaboration programme.
  • IIM Ahmedabad’s business incubator CIIE will also sign MOUs with corporates and academic partners in the US to collaboratively build and scale-up disruptive innovations for India, through financial assistance and collaboration.

Modi is expected to meet Apple CEO Tim Cook, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and electric carmaker Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk

ABOUT NASSCOM

  • The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) is a trade association of Indian IT-BPO industry.
  • Established in 1988, NASSCOM is a non-profit organisation.
  • President – R Chandrasekhar
  • Slogan – Transform Business, Transform India
  • Headquarter – New Delhi

ABOUT CIIE

  • Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship was setup by IIM Ahmedabad with support from the Government of India and Gujarat Government and operates through an autonomous not-for-profit entity.
  • CEO – Kunal Upadhyay
  • Slogan – We Inspire India’s Future Entrepreneurs
  • Headquarter – IIM Ahmedabad