To mark its 20th anniversary Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF), a student-run India-focused conference is hosting the annual conference for the first time in India.
The conference is scheduled for January 5, 2016, at St. Regis Hotel, Phoenix Mills, Mumbai.
It is generally hosted by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, which will lay emphasis on profuse growth of established startups like Flipkart, Snapdeal, Zomato and Ola cabs along with comparing their success with established corporate like Tata, Reliance, and more. It will have keynote addresses and panel discussions featuring eminent speakers like Ronnie Screwvala (founder of UTV group and Unilazer), Harsh Mariwala (Chairman of Marico), Haigreve Khaitan (Senior Partner at Khaitan & Co.)
Apart from panel discussions and keynotes addresses, the conference will feature pitching of ideas by Wharton India Startup Competition finalists.
Here are the 10 finalists to pitch at WIEF
Acuity is a Visual Web Analytics startup which has a Cloud-based scalable platform that enables minimising web-scale massive visual data sets, using latest advancements in Computer Vision and Machine Learning and delivering valuable, actionable insights to enterprises and consumers.
Art & Found
Art & Found is a marketplace for artists where they can sell their art for free. Using their own personalised dashboard, they get to manage their art, track orders, sales, connect with customers, follow artists, like their art, get followed, use promotion tools and other useful features. The startup only takes care of all the logistics.