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5 reasons why you should attend Start-up Expo this year

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Sep 10, 2019, 9:43 am IST
Updated Sep 10, 2019, 10:24 am IST
With more than 50,000 start-ups currently operating in the country, India already has the 3rd largest start-up ecosystem in the world.
The largest ecosystem for start-up success is back, unlocking myriad growth opportunities for emerging business ventures.
 The largest ecosystem for start-up success is back, unlocking myriad growth opportunities for emerging business ventures.

With more than 50,000 start-ups currently operating in the country, India already has the 3rd largest start-up ecosystem in the world. However, the escalating number of start-ups is also giving rise to tough competition as a large number of new companies race towards securing the maximum growth, visibility, and investment.  

If you, too, are a start-up founder constantly looking out for opportunities that can help your venture achieve the desired growth and scale, there is no other place to be than Start-Up Expo 4, powered by Lufthansa India and TiE Delhi-NCR.  

 

Yes! The largest ecosystem for start-up success is back, unlocking myriad growth opportunities for emerging business ventures.

Here’s looking at 5 reasons why you must attend this year’s Start-Up Expo:  

It’s a funding festival! 

Looking for funding for your start-up? Bag your spot at Start-up Expo 4. Over 100 venture capitalists, angel investors, accelerators and more from all over India will be there looking for promising start-ups. That’s not all! Get the expert view on fund raising at TiE Institute Sessions covering Financing Options for your Venture, Bootstrapping your Startup Business vs. Raising Angel Investments as well as When to Raise Venture Capital & Who to raise it from.  

Unparalleled mentorship by India’s top business minds 

This is where you can get that strategic advice you’ve been missing. Start-up Expo offers an unparalleled opportunity to take advantage of the expertise and experience of over 500 mentors. Having built successful ventures themselves, these business experts are now looking to give back by adding value to your venture. Schedule individual mentorship sessions or soak in the knowledge at the group sessions to give your start-up the competitive edge for success. 

Strong visibility to showcase the value of your venture 

Since its inception, the Start-Up Expo has been a high-visibility platform that witnesses the convergence of multiple stakeholders from the start-up ecosystem. If you are looking to scale up, it is essential to establish your presence in the hyper-competitive business universe by garnering visibility. This makes the Start-Up Expo the perfect place for you. Here, you can initiate meaningful interactions with successful entrepreneurs, marquee investors, and government stakeholders to realize your potential.  

Access to high-quality networking and business opportunities 

The importance of a high-caliber networking opportunity for a start-up cannot be stressed enough. Start-Up Expo 4 is the perfect place to meet and interact with your peers, as well as established business owners and industry veterans. While sharing ideas and insights with the attendees, you might just meet your next customer, co-founder, mentor or investor.  

Witness the Grand Finale of Elevator Pitch 

The best of India’s start-ups will be competing live at the Grand Finale of Elevator Pitch. The top three contestants, who have successfully outdone hundreds of participants through multiple stages of the contest, will now pitch live before an eminent jury at the Expo.

At stake is an enviable grand prize, which includes access to a dedicated mentor for 6 months; sponsorship to global entrepreneurship programme at Cambridge Ignite; unparalleled access to the Indian Angel Network (IAN) office for an entire week offering a direct connect with angel investors; a Lufthansa Business Class ticket to Europe; as well as a complimentary annual membership to TiE Delhi-NCR. 

Wait, if that’s not enough to tempt you, there’s yet another reason! 

Free entry! 

This unparalleled opportunity to interact and possibly collaborate with India’s leading investors and successful entrepreneurs is available to all aspiring start-ups at absolutely no fee!  

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