January 14, 2016
Ittisa is proud to have been invited for the government of India’s ‘Start up India’ movement, to be launched on 16 January 2016 in New Delhi.
What is Start up India, you ask? It is the biggest start up convention of the year attended by the best start ups in the country (over 1500) that aims at celebrating the entrepreneurship spirit of the country’s youth, the closing session of which will be addressed by our very own Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi. This non-stop day-long start up global workshop on start-up entrepreneurship will include panel discussions and talks from important dignitaries from key government ministries and departments, answering questions pertaining to how government will be creating an enabling eco-system for start-ups. What’s more? Not only do we get to engage in discussions with the best and the most important in India, we get to attend talks interactive talks with global leaders and venture capitalists such as Masayoshi Son (Founder and CEO, SoftBank), Travis Kalanick (Founder, Uber) and Adam Nuemann (Founder, WeWork). Google will be conducting an innovative session titled “Launchpad Accelerator” which will involve live pitches being made by early stage start-ups to potential investors. The panel discussions will exhibit a variety of topics such as:
- Unleashing Entrepreneurship and Innovation: What do Indian Start-ups Need to Grow and Prosper
- Celebrating Women: Stories of Innovative Women Entrepreneurs (*Nudge nudge, wink wink*)
- How digitization will change India’s future
- Making Indian Healthcare Leapfrog
- Financial inclusion is within reach