Celebrating Art & Entrepreneurship: August Fest Is Back In Hyderabad

Celebrating Art & Entrepreneurship: August Fest Is Back In Hyderabad

Celebrating art and entrepreneurship together, consecutively for the third year, The August Fest is back in Hyderabad.

The fest, an international startup conference, will once again bring together entrepreneurs, filmmakers, design enthusiasts, makers, coders, fashion designers, photographers and investors with great ideas.

With the growing out number of startups in the country driven by factors like disruptive ideas, massive funding, mobile revolution, evolving technology and burgeoning domestic market, India has become World’s fastest growing startup ecosystem.

Thus, to provide a powerful visibility platform for the young entrepreneurs with great ideas to showcase their talent, August Fest has now become one stop point for investors, prominent business leaders, filmmakers and young enthusiasts.

Retorted as India’s largest Startup conference, the August Fest is a networking & knowledge sharing platform in India where hundreds of curated startups and creative folks pitch their ideas to more than 200 investors at one platform. The fest marks a landmark initiative in Asia for tech and creative entrepreneurs featuring global ecosystem contributors from Singapore, Malaysia, Dubai, South Korea, Turkey, UK and America. 

The two day Art and Entrepreneurship Festival, The August Fest, in association with Indian School of Business and T-Hub will be held on August 29 and 30.

The August Fest Will Boast

  • 4000+ participants
  • 50+ speakers and incubators
  • 200+ investors
  • 40+ investment companies
  • 40+ short film screening
  • 10+ intense workshops

The Fest will have who’s who of the Indian and international startup ecosytems including Vani Kola of Kalaari Capital, Rajesh Sawhney of GSF Accelerator, Rahul Narvekar of NDTV ethnic retail, Hugh Mason of JFDI, Singapore, Sanjay Swamy of Angel Prime, Cheryl Yeoh of Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre, James Jung of Korea’s leading startup tech platform and more.

The icing on the cake will be to watch former Italian pop singer, Bibop Gresta now an entrepreneur and a COO @ Hyperloop Transportation Technologies.

The August Fest was started by a bunch of young people trying to promote art and entrepreneurships in India.

It has come a long way since its inception in 2013 which recorded 500 and 2500 participants in first and second year, respectively.

August Fest is offering 40% discount for Inc42 readers, use “INC42FORTY” while registering.

For the event’s ticket and more information login here.

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Akanksha Pahwa

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