The Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) had successfully hosted its State Startup Ranking event on December 20. During the event, the department launched its State Startup Rankings report on the basis of the startup policy framework which was announced earlier in 2018.
During the event, Gujarat was rated as the ‘best-performing state’ while Karnataka, Rajasthan, Odisha and Kerala were rated as ‘top-performing states.’
Now, without further delay, let us take a look at the startup events in the coming week. Mark your calendars!
Wharton India Startup Challenge 2019
Student-run India focused business conference Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF) is organising its sixth annual Wharton India Startup Challenge (WISC) this week.
The event will be conducted over two rounds, following which, 20 startups will be selected for the Pitch Day. For the first round, startups will be submitting their ideas and business plan online which will be reviewed by panel of experts including entrepreneurs and VCs who will select the semi-finalists.
For the second round, the semi-finalists will be given a 30-minute time slot to present their ideas to judges via teleconference which will decide on the top finalists.
During the Pitch Day, the top 10 finalists will get an opportunity to pitch live before panel of judges while the top 20 (including top 10) will get to exhibit their startups at the event.
The WISC 2018 which was conducted in January had recorded over 500 applicants from 24 cities across the country.
Who Should Attend: Startups, entrepreneurs
Date: January 4, 2019
Venue: The St. Regis Mumbai
Inc42 will begin the new year with positive discussions and goals as it is set or host the fifth edition of Founders Meetup revolving around the idea of Startup Resolutions for 2019. For this edition, about 50 startup founders and hustlers are expected to participate in an evening of networking where they will share their goals for 2019.
The agenda continues to remain sharing knowledge, discussing the challenges and interacting with the other peers.
Date: January 24, 2019 | 7 PM
To Be Attended By: 50 startup founders and CXOs from various industries & sectors.
Venue: New Delhi
Stay tuned for the next edition of Events to Attend!