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To be a part of the initiatives of the government and help boost the startups of the city, Inc42 and DigitalOcean are heading to Vizag with the BIGShift tour. Vizag will be the last destination in BIGShift’s six-city tour and will focus on bringing the startups of the city and its entrepreneurs together to help them connect with each other as well as the stalwarts from the ecosystem.
Vizag is the last city in Inc42’s six-city tour of BIGShift. BIGShift has witnessed many amazing startups and budding entrepreneurs come forward to network, engage and grow with their fellow entrepreneurs. Starting from Chandigarh, BIGShift has travelled the breadth of the country with events at Nagpur, Kochi, Indore and Ahmedabad.
The initiative brought some amazing and innovative ideas at play in Tier 2 cities to the spotlight. It gave them an opportunity to bring their creativity in front of a gathering of early startups like themselves as well as the stakeholders from their city’s startup ecosystem. BIGShift is sure to conclude in style and will be a bigger affair than any of its predecessors considering the huge number of applications already flowing in huge numbers for BIGShift Vizag edition.
This year’s BIGShift Vizag will be held on October 4 at APIS (Andhra Pradesh Innovation Society). The speakers for the event include names such as Anand Govindaluri, CEO, Govin Capital, MP Dubey, director, STPI, Sreedhar Kosaraju, president-designate, ITAAP, Murali Krishna, founder, Fluentgrid, and Prabhakar Jayakumar, country director, India, DigitalOcean among others.Apply Now!
The highlight of the evening will be the BIGShift Pitch which will give five startups from Vizag an opportunity to showcase their innovative ideas and business models to a jury consisting of industry stalwarts. They will receive incentives such as a direct entry into DigitalOcean’s Hatch Program which offers infrastructure credits, priority support, training and access to the startup community.
BIGShift Pitch is an initiative that strives to provide early-stage startups with a platform to showcase their business proposition, models and products in front of the stalwarts from the startup community from each location. Any early-stage startup based in Vizag can apply to showcase their business proposition at the event.
Our ecosystem partners for BIGShift Vizag are Alcove Partners, IIM Vizag, TiE Amaravati, eChai Ventures, Startup India, APIS, Young Indians and Govin Capital.