Get Ready Startups: Inc42 To Host BIGShift Kanpur On 16th Dec
BIGShift by Inc42 is a series of events spread across 8 Tier I & Tier II cities of India. Having hosted BIGShift in four Indian cities, Inc42 is now taking BIGShift to Kanpur. The event will bring together prominent startups, founders, influencers, investors, and ecosystem enablers together for an engaging and stimulating discourse about how to start, the right time to raise funding, challenges of team building and the much-dreaded fear of burnout.
For the uninitiated, BIGShift is a one-of-a-kind series of localised startup events spread across eight Indian cities, including Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Bhubaneshwar, Nagpur, Kolkata, Vizag, Kanpur and Indore. Through BIGShift, Amazon India and Inc42 are looking to support the startup ecosystem that is building up in cities beyond Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. The aim is to help bridge the gap that currently exists between the ecosystems in tier I and tier II cities by making the essential resources available to fledgeling startups in these geographies.
5 Startups To Showcase @ BigShift Kanpur
BigShift will also serve as a launchpad for top five startups shortlisted by Inc42 from a group of budding entrepreneurs in each city. These startups will be offered the enviable opportunity to showcase their business plans as well as products/services in front of stalwarts from the startup world. Startups are eligible to apply if-
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- They have been operational for at least one year and less than five years.
- They have not raised more than $2 Mn in funding.
- They are registered in India or founded in India and has operations in India.
If you are interested Startup Showcase, apply by filling out the online form here
What’s In It For Attendees?
Attendees of the BigShift event will be offered:
- The opportunity to connect with prominent investors
- Networking and partnership opportunities
- Access to an amazing pool of talent in tier II cities
- Increased visibility and reach through Inc42 media property
- The amazing opportunity to exhibit your startup and showcase product/services in front people who matter