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Startup Events To Attend This Week: Chhattisgarh Frugal Innovation Summit And AWS Fintastic 2018

Startup Events To Attend This Week: Chhattisgarh Frugal Innovation Summit And AWS Fintastic 2018

A Curated Lowdown Of Startup Events  [April 9-15, 2018]

This is Inc42’s latest edition of what startup events are coming up in this week.

This week, the upcoming events will discuss some of the most important issues in the Indian startup ecosystem.

A leading discussion on the fintech industry and its state in the Indian startup ecosystem will ensue this week. So, a detailed discussion on how to nurture it and how to help new innovations in this particular segment is but only obvious.

Then, there are a lot of state interventions to boost the startup ecosystem in the country. In the recent times, India has witnessed several state governments actively working towards making a vibrant startup ecosystem in the states. For instance, on one hand, Rajasthan government has successfully conducted hackathons and host of several other events to encourage young innovators. On the other, Karnataka government is bringing out a slew of policies to boost the startup ecosystem in the state.

Taking the lead from state developments is also Chhattisgarh government that is hosting a summit to boost the startup ecosystem in the state and to discuss what support the government can provide to motivate entrepreneurs in the state.

Keeping up with our consistent efforts, to bridge the gap between Indian startup ecosystem and policy makers along with industry stalwarts, here are some of the startup events curated by Inc42 team that you can look forward to for participation this week!

Here Are The Startup Events To Attend This Week

Chhattisgarh Frugal Innovation Summit

 Chhattisgarh is hosting a Frugal Innovation Summit, attracting key decision makers in the union and international governments alongside private sector stalwarts and key members of the startup ecosystem including top investors, innovative startups from India and abroad.

The summit is the launchpad of Chhattisgarh’s aim to be the “Frugal Innovation Hub” of India and promote Make in Chhattisgarh and sell in India and globally.

The event aims to be a working event where actual progress was made culminating in announcements of partnerships, projects, and roadmaps. More importantly, it should put Chhattisgarh, in the minds of key policy and decision makers in governments, private sector as well as other enablers and influencers in India and abroad, as a key investment and frugal innovation destination.

The core structural components of the event are as follows:

Plenaries – Involving all participants – led by dignitaries and top leaders across sectors;

Roundtables – Invitation only around a plenary theme or important theme corollary;

Meetings/Masterclasses – Opportunity to meet with potential partners, clients

and investors. Along with insights from experts.

Date: April 13-14, 2018

Timings: 10.45 AM – 10.00 PM

Key Speakers: Amar Agarwal, Hon’ble Minister for Commerce, Chhattisgarh; Raman Singh, Hon’ble CM of Chhattisgarh Suresh Prabhu, Hon’ble Commerce Minister of India

Who Should Attend: Entrepreneurs and investors.

Venue: Vigyan Bhavan, Raipur

If interested, click here!

AWS Fintastic 2018

AWS Fintastic is a thought leadership event organised by Amazon Web Services that brings fintech startups, influencers and leaders together. The event is aiming to explore current innovation trends in fintech and it will go through real case studies of successful fintech startups. Founders will be speaking on how to navigate in the complex business environment.

This will be an exclusive invite-only evening session for top CXOs from the Fintech startup ecosystem.

What will this event provide?

– Interaction with successful Fintech Startups

– The Do’s & Don’ts of scaling Fintech startups

– Case studies of how startups are leveraging AWS technology to build businesses

Date: April 11, 2018

Timings: 6 PM Onwards

Who Should Attend: Fintech Startups, investors, industry leaders

Key Speakers: Ashish Gupta, CTO & CPO at; Vineet Tyagi

Global CTO, Biz2Credit, Shakti Goel, Chief Technology and Product Officer at; Madhusudan Shekar, Principal Technical Evangelist, Amazon India

Venue: Hyatt Regency Delhi, Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi

If interested, click here!

That’s all for this week. Do share your experience if you happen to attend any of the above events in the comments section below.

Stay tuned for the next edition of Startup Events Of The Week!