We bring to you the latest edition for the startup events to attend in this week.\r\n\r\nThe most interesting event for last week was Blockhack which is a platform to educate people about the benefits of blockchain and cryptocurrencies. The event hosted speakers such as \u00a0Gautam Sinha, Pankaj Jain, Aditya Dev Sood, Soaib Grewal, Arnab Kumar, Hemanth Kumar, and more who talked about latest trends in Bitcoin, Blockchain, ICOs and more. Also, Inc42\u2019s BigSHIFT Vizag garnered a decent response from the local startup ecosystem.\r\n\r\nWith 2017 stepping towards closure, you might be reviewing the ups and downs of the year gone by. However, as they say, \u201cYesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.\u201d So here is the rundown of events you can attend this week.\r\nStartup Events To Attend This Week\r\nBIGShift Kanpur\r\nBIGShift is a series of startup events organised by Inc42 and Amazon India across eight tier I and tier II cities of India. Having hosted BIGShift in seven cities already, Inc42 will be hosting the last edition of BIGShift in Kanpur this week.\r\n\r\nFormerly known as the Manchester of India, Kanpur is the biggest city of Uttar Pradesh, and is the main centre of commercial and industrial activities. Over the past years, startup activity in the state has also gained impetus. For instance, in May 2017, IIT Kanpur extended $38K (INR 25 Lakh) Seed fund to rural job search portal EezyNaukari.\r\n\r\nThe event will bring together prominent startups, founders, influencers, investors and ecosystem enablers together for an engaging and stimulating discourse about how to start a business; the right time to raise funding; the challenges of team building and the much-dreaded fear of burnout. The event will also serve as a launchpad for top five startups shortlisted by Inc42 from a group of budding entrepreneurs in the Kanpur city.\r\n\r\n \tDate: December 16, 2017\r\n \tWho Should Attend: Budding Entrepreneurs, Early Stage Startups, Investors, Startup Mentors, Influencers\r\n \tVenue: IIT Kanpur, Kalyanpur\r\n\r\nIf interested, click here.\r\nLetsIgnite Mumbai\r\nHosted by LetsVenture, LetsIgnite is a series of events to be organised in three cities. The first city is Mumbai and eventually the series will move to New Delhi and Bengaluru.\r\n\r\nLetsIgnite 2018 is the fourth edition of LetsVenture across cities in India and over the years LetsIgnite has become a global property with its different editions being held across India and Singapore. As claimed by LetsVenture team, so far the event has seen the participation of 400+ startups, 70+ VCs, and 200+ angels.\r\n\r\nThe conference and workshops aim to provide investors with a space to share insights, network and connect with marquee investors.\r\n\r\nLetsIgnite Mumbai will include closed-door round-tables with the experts and influencers of the two most trending sectors \u2013 Agritech and India 2. So, n case you are looking for new startups in these domains and interested to step out of the traditional conversations around these areas, the event is for you.\r\n\r\n \tDate: December13, 2017\r\n \tWho Should Attend: Angels, Ecosystem influencers, Corporates, Family offices, Startups\r\n \tKey Speakers: Rajesh Sawhney, Vikram Chachra, Arvind Mathur\r\n \tVenue: The MayFair Banquets, Mumbai\r\n \tTicket Price: INR 10K-INR 15K\r\n\r\nIf interested, click here.\r\nTiEcon Delhi 2017\r\nIndia is currently standing on the cusp of digital revolution and the Indian government is leaving no stone unturned to develop the Indian startup ecosystem. India is an important developing country in the Asian region and globally, and the next level of healthy growth is promised by India\u2019s robust consumption story. This is also the reason why global companies are looking to India for their expansion plans.\r\n\r\nTiEcon Delhi along the same lines aims to create a platform where entrepreneurs can connect with potential mentors, investors and collaborators. TiEcon Delhi attracted more than 1500 participants last year, and is likely to exceed that number this time.\r\n\r\nThis year, TiEcon Delhi is aiming to host a series of events which include TiEconic Pitches, SAIF Hours, TiE The Knot and more. So if you are looking for a networking event where you can also get a grasp of latest technologies, this is the place for you.\r\n\r\n \tDate: December 15 -16, 2017\r\n \tWho Should Attend: Entrepreneurs, Mentors, Investors, Collaborators\r\n \tVenue: Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi\r\n\r\nIf interested, click here.\r\nStartup Investors Summit\r\nClose to 5,500 technology startups exist in India and the number is expected to reach over 12,000 by 2020. India is also at third place behind the US and Britain in terms of the number of startups. In such a scenario, finding the right investor-startup fit is difficult on both ends.\r\n\r\nStartup Investor Summit is an event trying to bridge this gap and is hosted by meetingsandoffices.com along with ZoomStart India, FoundersNest, Navi Mumbai Angel Network among others.\r\n\r\nIt is a two day thought provoking and solution-focused Startup Investors Summit which aims to gather a community of over 1,000+ startups and investors under one roof. As mentioned on the event\u2019s facebook page, it promotes Startups + Investors + Disruption + Passion = Future through the current edition of Startup Investor Summit.\r\n\r\n \tDate: December 15 -16, 2017\r\n \tWho Should Attend: Startups, Investors, Angels, Venture Capitalists, Private equity Professionals, mentors, Aspiring Investors, Representatives From Government, Academicians\r\n \tVenue: Ramada Powai Hotel, Mumbai\r\n\r\nIf interested, click here\r\n\r\nStay tuned for the next version of our weekly series Indian Startup Events Of The Week!