Considering the adequate importance given to startups these days by the government, be it the Startup India campaign or additional incentives, various events are also taking place to boost the interests and networking areas among the young and dynamic entrepreneurs. Read on to know the worthwhile startup events that are conducted in India all the year round.
Techsparks is an initiative by yourstory.com in order to build businesses through conversations and connections with the right people. Techsparks has its expertise in both tech and business domain. Techsparks 2016 will be taking place on 30th September in Bengaluru. Besides, if your tech startup is at an initial stage, you can apply for the TECH30 session wherein top 30 startups will be showcased at the event.
Unpluggd by NextBigWhat
Unpluggd is the flagship event of the popular blog NextBigwhat. Unpluggd has two editions each for Summer and Winter. The speaker line up at Unpluggd is excellent. Past speakers have included Sachin Bansal from Flipkart, Naveen Tiwari from Inmobi and many more.
Startup Weekend is a small scale event organised in number of cities in India through out the year. “The hardest part of starting up is starting out. At startup weekend, you’ll be immersed in the ideal environment for startup magic to happen”, as stated by startupweekend.org. Rich and diverse talent is a startup weekend staple. The surprising fact is that 150 countries have supported it, and over 23000 teams have been formed. So what are you waiting for? Get in touch with the nearest event in your city and get started!
Startup Saturday had its inception in the year 2008 by the Headstart Foundation in Bengaluru. It has now spread to major cities like Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Delhi, Chennai, Ahmedabad and many more. We all are aware that securing funding is a key enabler for all the startups. Startup Saturday event allows the entrepreneurs to make new contacts, thus catering to the funding necessity. This is a platform where expert discussions take place on topics ranging from crowd funding to marketing and sales.
(TiE) The Indus Entrepreneurs has 57 chapters spread across 14 countries and is a non-profit organisation. Speakers from Silicon Valley are invited at TiE events to enlighten the budding entrepreneurs. TiE events help in getting mentors, education, incubation, funding and also increase the network area of the businessmen. TiEcon Pune is another major event in order to develop entrepreneurial infrastructure within Pune.
VC Circle events
VC Circle is one of the most popular blog on startup industry. VC Circle hosts great industry specific conferences. Some of them being Payment Conclave, Techcircle startup 2016 and other industry specific conferences
Indian Angel Network events
IAN incubator is established by the pioneer of Angel Investing in India. Pradeep Gupta, an alumnus of IIM Calcutta is the co-founder of this Network. It organizes numerous events across different cities of India. It’s mainly known to extend tremendous support to the young entrepreneurs of India. Those entrepreneurs who require guidance of any sort, can be a part of IAN and thereby develop themselves.
I am sure all the above platforms will definitely make your ways for the better. So, why not experience them and explore the world of opportunities and insights!