MSME Development Forum To Hold Startup Expo In The Month Of June


The startup culture in India is gaining momentum every day. Both the central and the state government is taking up several initiatives that would help the budding entrepreneurs to get a suitable environment for their businesses.


To help facilitate the growth of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME)s and startups, MSME Development Forum in association with India Trade Promotion Organization will be organizing the 5th India International MSME Startup Expo from June 21 to 23 2018 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.

What will the event offer?

The event will not only give an opportunity to various exhibitors to showcase their skills and innovations but also give the opportunity to visitors to find new business opportunities, attend speaker sessions and startup fest.

The forum will also shed light on various challenges being faced by small as well as medium entrepreneurs via different sessions.

Rajnish Goenka, Chairman of MSME Development Forum said that the expo aims to inspire and encourage the youth and budding entrepreneurs to set up their own enterprises.

It also intends to educate them about the primary differences between MSME and startup.

The expo will act as a platform for aspiring entrepreneurs, businesses and MNCs in establishing global connect, promoting their businesses, networking with the right partners and spreading awareness around entrepreneurship in the country.

This would also be helpful for new entrepreneurs in identifying new markets for growth and expansion.

The event will also witness participation from Union and State Ministers as well as other stakeholders like budding entrepreneurs, corporate, innovators, banks, PSUs, businessman, industries, investors and many more including international delegates.

Event organizers will also be giving MSME Excellence awards and Start-Up Innovation awards.

The expo is expecting over 20000 visitors while more than 250 exhibitors will be putting up their stalls.

Other startup conclaves in the country

To commemorate the outstanding growth in the startup culture in India, a first of its kind Seaside Startup Summit was organized in Goa in the month of March. The grand success of Seaside Startup Summit UAE, Ras Al Khaimah on February 8-12, prompted the organizers to move the event to India.

Over 300 attendees came together at Cabo De Rama beach to celebrate another big step towards the development of the Global Startup Ecosystem. Startups, investors, speakers, and mentors from all over the world became a part of this amazing initiative where the participants shared their modes of loves, gained new knowledge, competed with each other and had loads of fun.

Again, Kovalam, Kerala is prepping up to host #Huddle, Asia’s largest startup ecosystem congregation on 6 April. Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan will be inaugurating the conclave planned by Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) on 6 April. Sharjah digital transformation higher committee chairman Sheikh Fahim Bin Sultan Al Qasimi and Prince Constantijn of Netherlands are to be present at the two-day event.

A first of its kind conference, #Huddle would serve as a platform for the interested startups to interact with international entrepreneurs and investors to benchmark their own ventures.

Another important startup conclave is the one arranged by BITS Pilani named Conquest. It has become famous as India’s biggest student-run startup conclave.

It has been receiving around 1000 applications since its last three editions.Conquest has now evolved into a six-week summer program for India’s top ten startups which receive free space to live and work in Bengaluru along with intensive mentoring, investment opportunities and media coverage.

Infotech Hub and Balsamiq are the associate sponsors for the conclave.Conquest is on a mission to empower founders, to catalyze innovation and to assist creation.

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