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To foster entrepreneurship in Bihar, Bihar Entrepreneurs Association (BEA) is organising its third Bihar Entrepreneurship Summit (BES) in association with Department of Industries, Govt. of Bihar, Indo-American Chamber of Commerce and other national and international partners of BEA.

The Summit aims to bring together more than 200 entrepreneurs and leaders of entrepreneurial organisations from different countries to exchange innovative ideas and establish international networks and partnerships.

BEA’s flagship event BES, will be organised on March 21, 2016, at Adhiweshan Bhawan, Old Secretariat, Bihar.

Abhishek Kumar, Secretary General, Bihar Entrepreneurs Association (BEA), said, “After the successful rejuvenation of dying Entrepreneurship Ecosystem of Bihar in 2014 &  2015, we have brought the third summit to boost startups in the state. We are meeting different stakeholders, Govt and Non-govt departments, organisation, entrepreneurs, investors, individuals for thinking it, designing it and making it successful this year also.”

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Carrying forward with its last year’s theme of ‘Enterprising Bihar’ and ‘Wealthy Bihar’, this year, BES is working on ‘Enterprising Bihar’ and ‘Make in Bihar’ which is aligned to PM Narendra Modi’s ‘Make In India’. The event is estimated to cater to around 80 Mn (8 Cr) youth population of Bihar.

This year, BES has planned a pre-event ‘BESTALK 2016’ – a small talk can bring a big change,  to bring in new ideas, thoughts, investments, technology and innovative approach for the entrepreneurs of Bihar. The pre-event will be held in 10 cities across in India, US, UK and Singapore. The event will see participation from people of diverse backgrounds from the startup community. BES has already had its three BESTALK event at Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai.

BES 2016 is said to allow only 1000 participants (out of 10,000+ registrations) to be present from across the globe with New Investment proposals.

Abhishek added,

We have been working for last four years with Entrepreneurs (all who have been doing good in the last decade more than 500 in numbers), more than 12000 online registered members, Seed Fund, Angel Investors & VCs; Organisations like IACC; Academicians and Consultants from organisations like Harvard, Oxford, Virginia, IIMs, IITs, LSE; Bankers; youth Students (Potential Entrepreneurs) from top institutes etc to make “An Enterprising Bihar.

Bihar Entrepreneurs Association (BEA) was founded by the young Entrepreneurs including alumni of IIM, IIT, CFA and CA from the state, in 2011, to provide a platform for the new enterprise, startups and potential entrepreneurs. Being a 13000 member organisation now, the association is visioned in developing Startup Ecosystem through Incubators, Startup Policy, State Venture, Capital Fund and more for entrepreneurs in the state.

On the way to ‘Enterprising Bihar’, the Bihar government has also played an important role by laying down the Bihar Startup Policy, Incubation Centres, INR 500 Cr State StartUp Investment Fund, Bihar Startup Yatra and more of such initiatives.

The startups can register for the event here.

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