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
- 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
- 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