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PM to Address the India-US Start-up Konnect 2015 at Silicon Valley

Pooling statesmanship

Pooling a statesmanship to PM’s ‘Start up India, Stand up India’ and foray India’s Startup ecosystem into global platform,  NASSCOM comes together with TiE Silicon Valley and IIM Ahmedabad’s CIIE India to host the first India- U.S. Startup Konnect in the Silicon Valley on 27th September.

Amid of prime minister’s visit to the Silicon Valley, the day-long event to archetype 30 startups to showcase their products, prototypes, and achievements to investors and other potential Valley partners setting a benchmark of their doyen across various sectors.

Commenting on the global meet, R Chandrashekhar, President, NASSCOM said “Crafting the India of tomorrow is our collective responsibility. With India-U.S. Startup Konnect, we aim to showcase success stories of Indian entrepreneurs to highlight the rapidly rising global impact of technology innovation from India. We also aim to further accelerate the strong interface that exists between India and U.S. start-up ecosystem. We would like to thank Prime Minister Modi for encouraging us in this national endeavour to fuel India’s start-up economy and bring technology centre stage in driving the country’s development and inclusion agenda’.

At this event, NASSCOM will also sign an MOU with TiE Silicon Valley to facilitate a Start-up exchange and collaboration program.

IIM Ahmedabad’s business incubator CIIE shall be signing MoUs with corporates and academic partners in the U.S. to collaboratively build and scale-up disruptive innovations for India, through financial assistance and collaboration.

The highlight of the day-long event will be an exhibition by innovative Indian startups – often working under the radar across areas as diverse as healthcare, agriculture, energy, technology and aerospace. “These startups are representative of the changing India where apart from just creating solutions for the upper middle-class urban consumer of India, the innovators are leveraging technology and their experiences to create massive impact by solving some tougher problems”, added Kunal Upadhyay, CEO, CIIE.

The PM will also share his decisive visions on ‘Start up India, Stand up India’.

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