The Startup Conclave endeavors to energies Gujarat's startup ecosystem, nurturing innovation, entrepreneurship, and economic advancement.
With Vibrant Gujarat recognized as a trailblazing event for attracting investments to the state, a precursor event named ‘Startup Conclave 2023′ is scheduled for December 2023. This pre-Vibrant Gujarat gathering is meticulously crafted to unite startup investors and angel networks, facilitating a dynamic interchange of perspectives and prospects. The conclave is poised to spotlight India’s startup narrative, its emerging prodigies, and to offer investors insights to traverse the terrain for informed investment choices. This occasion will be instrumental for startups, providing them with invaluable information, market access, risk capital, and mentorship.
India's Startup Story
In a concerted effort to foster innovation and bolster the startup ecosystem of the country, the Government launched the Startup India initiative on 16th January 2016. Since its inception, the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has recognized a remarkable 99,000 entities as startups. Reflect on the formidable accomplishments of Startup India, which has ignited an entrepreneurial upswing, propelling India to a commendable 3rd position on the global stage. This session will spotlight the transformative journey of Startup India, highlighting key milestones, success stories, and the roadmap ahead for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Rising Stars: India's Unicorn Club and Their Impact
India proudly boasts of 108 unicorns, commanding a staggering valuation of $340.80 billion. A significant portion of this achievement can be attributed to the recent surge in unicorn formations: 44 in 2021, valued at $93.00 billion, and 21 in 2022, with a valuation of $27.00 billion. This session delves into the remarkable journey of these rising stars, offering attendees a comprehensive understanding of their profound impact, enlightening experiences, strategic growth trajectories, and the potential they hold for future expansion.
The Investor's Compass: Navigating the Startup Landscape
Foreign and domestic investment play a crucial role in the growth and development of Indian startups. Currently, there are 30 unicorn companies in India that are the Indian startup companies having a huge turnover. According to official data, 18 out of the 30 unicorn companies of India have major foreign direct investments. It is important to know what the investors are looking in a startup in terms of company’s insights including creativity and scalability.
Global opportunity for Startups
In today’s interconnected world, startups no longer operate in isolated markets. The vast digital landscape and evolving technological frameworks have paved the way for startups to think globally from day one. Recognizing the multitude of opportunities beyond borders, many startups are leveraging international platforms, tapping into global networks, and harnessing the power of cutting-edge technologies like AI to enhance their offerings and scale rapidly.
This session underscores the paramount importance of global accelerators, industry front-runners, and the transformative role of AI in the startup arena. With the overarching goal of driving startup expansion and cultivating international partnerships, the session is designed to provide a comprehensive outlook on global opportunities. Esteemed speakers, renowned for their expertise in the global startup ecosystem, will grace the session, sharing their invaluable insights, experiences, and capabilities, thereby equipping participants with the tools and knowledge to navigate the global startup landscape successfully.