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27th September, San Jose, US

Following the Prime Minister’s clarion call of "Start up India, Stand up India"  from the ramparts of the Red Fort, NASSCOM, TiE, and IIM Ahmedabad’s CIIE India are hosting the first India-U.S. Startup Konnect in the Silicon Valley on 27th September, to showcase the strengths of India’s startup ecosystem. This day-long event, on the sidelines of the Prime Minister’s visit to the Silicon Valley, will highlight the multiple dimensions of Indian innovation capabilities, represented by more than 30 startups across a variety of sectors such as agriculture, healthcare, energy, financial inclusion, and biotechnology, as well as leading technology business incubators in the country. These startups will also exhibit their products, prototypes, and achievements to investors and other potential Valley partners. The Prime Minister will visit the exhibition to encourage the Indian startups showcasing their products there. The Prime Minister has also graciously agreed to address the India-U.S Startup Konnect, and share his vision on "Start up India, Stand up India".

To register for the exhibition, please click here before 25th September.

Admission subject to security clearance.

Agenda

Time
Program
08:00 am - 10:30 am
Registration
09:45 am - 10:00 am
Inauguration of India U.S. Startup Konnect 2015 Exhibition
10:00 am - 10:15 am
India U.S. Startup Konnect 2015 Event - Inaugural Address
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Building solution that matter: Start-up Elevator Pitches
11:15 am - 11:30 am
Key Note Address
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Building India as the start-up nation: The enablers

Amitabh Kant, Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion
K. Vijay Raghavan, Secretary, Department of Biotechnology and Chairman, BIRAC
Tarun Khanna, Chairman, NITI Aayog Expert Committee on AIM

Moderated by R. Chandrashekhar, President, NASSCOM

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Learning from the Valley Way

Kanwal Rekhi, Managing Director, Inventus Capital Partners
Neeraj Arora, WhatsApp
Raju Reddy, CEO, Sierra Atlantic
Sujay Jaswa, Ex-Dropbox

Moderated by Naren Gupta, Managing Director, Nexus Venture Partners

12:30 pm - 01:00 pm
The Indian Unicorns, disrupting the traditional

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder, PayTM
Naveen Tewari, Founder, InMobi
Deepinder Goyal, Founder, Zomato
Rohit Bansal, Co-founder, Snapdeal

Moderated by Ravi Gururaj, Chair, NASSCOM Product Council

01:00 pm - 02:00 pm
Networking Lunch
03:15 pm - 03:30 pm
Closing Remarks by Reid Hoffman
Hon'ble Prime Minister to visit the exhibition
03:30 pm - 04:00 pm
Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to visit the exhibition & address the event

NASSCOM reserves the right to make changes to the above agenda.

*Registration is closed for the main event, please click here to register for the exhibition.

  • 08:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Registration
  • 09:45 am - 10:00 am
  • Inauguration of India U.S. Startup Konnect 2015 Exhibition
  • 10:00 am - 10:15 am
  • India U.S. Startup Konnect 2015 Event - Inaugural Address
  • 10:15 am - 11:15 am
  • Building solution that matter: Start-up Elevator Pitches
  • 11:15 am - 11:30 am
  • Key Note Address
  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Building India as the start-up nation: The enablers

    Amitabh Kant, Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion
    K. Vijay Raghavan, Secretary, Department of Biotechnology and Chairman, BIRAC
    Tarun Khanna, Chairman, NITI Aayog Expert Committee on AIM

    Moderated by R. Chandrashekhar, President, NASSCOM

  • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
  • Learning from the Valley Way

    Kanwal Rekhi, Managing Director, Inventus Capital Partners
    Neeraj Arora, WhatsApp
    Raju Reddy, CEO, Sierra Atlantic
    Sujay Jaswa, Ex-Dropbox

    Moderated by Naren Gupta, Managing Director, Nexus Venture Partners

  • 12:30 pm - 01:00 pm
  • The Indian Unicorns, disrupting the traditional

    Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder, PayTM
    Naveen Tewari, Founder, InMobi
    Deepinder Goyal, Founder, Zomato
    Rohit Bansal, Co-founder, Snapdeal

    Moderated by Ravi Gururaj, Chair, NASSCOM Product Council

  • 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm
  • Networking Lunch
  • 03:15 pm - 03:30 pm
  • Closing Remarks by Reid Hoffman
    Hon'ble Prime Minister to visit the exhibition
  • 03:30 pm - 04:00 pm
  • Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to visit the exhibition & address the event

NASSCOM reserves the right to make changes to the above agenda.

*Registration is closed for the main event, please click here to register for the exhibition.