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India Gears Up for Historic Startup Mahakumbh: Uniting Innovators, Investors, and Industry Leaders

New Delhi: The inaugural Startup Mahakumbh, an innovative startup gathering, is being coordinated by prominent organizations such as ASSOCHAM, NASSCOM, Bootstrap Incubation & Advisory Foundation, TiE, and Indian Venture and Alternate Capital Association (IVCA). It receives backing from the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Set to take place from March 18-20, 2024, at New Delhi’s renowned Bharat Mandapam and Pragati Maidan, this event promises to be unparalleled in size, scope, and influence.

The goal of Startup Mahakumbh is to assemble startups, unicorns, soonicorns, investors, industry leaders, and ecosystem stakeholders for a comprehensive presentation of India’s entrepreneurial, technological, and innovative prowess. It aims to foster dialogue and collaboration to fortify India’s startup ecosystem through activities like mentoring sessions, masterclasses, keynote speeches, and Unicorn roundtables.

Facilitating connections between startups and a diverse array of investors—VCs, angels, family offices, HNIs—and potential corporate partners is a key objective. Anticipated to host over 1000 startups across 10+ thematic tracks and a substantial number of investors, incubators, and accelerators from both Indian and global ecosystems over three days, the event seeks to catalyze partnerships and growth opportunities.

Preceding the main event, the Organizing Committee will hold a curtain-raiser on February 27, 2024, at Vanijya Bhawan, New Delhi, graced by the presence of Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Minister of Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution & Textiles, and Shri Sanjiv, Joint Secretary, DPIIT. Noteworthy government figures such as Shri Prashant Kumar Singh, CEO, Government e-Marketplace, and Shri Sudatta Mandal, Deputy Managing Director, SIDBI, will also attend, alongside senior officials from the Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India Limited.

Dignitaries from the startup ecosystem including Prashanth Prakash, Executive Council Member – IVCA, Sanjeev Bikhchandani, Co-founder and Executive Vice Chairman, Info Edge, Archana Jahagirdar, Founding and Managing Partner, Rukam Capital, Nivruti Rai, MD & CEO, Invest India, and Sanjay Nayar, Senior Vice President, ASSOCHAM & Founder and Chairman, Sorin Investments, among others, will grace the curtain-raiser with their presence.

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