The start-up ecosystem is constantly evolving and the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) has emerged as a leading facilitator to bright young minds, who have donned the role of entrepreneurship. At its 4th Start-up Summit scheduled in Pune, IAMAI has brought together leading players from the start-up ecosystem, with the theme, ‘Innovative Minds in Mobile & Internet Space’. The earlier summits were held in New Delhi, Jaipur, Hyderabad & Ahmedabad. The summit is supported by Google India.
With the Prime Minister of India releasing the Start-up Action Plan, entrepreneurship has received a big boost from none other than the government. That the start-up ecosystem is robust can be ascertained from the fact that 8 out of every top 10 VC / PE firms in India are foreign and investors like Softbank accelerating investment in India.
Talking about the Summit, Dr. Subho Ray, President, IAMAI, said: “IAMAI is working closely with the industry and the government to support and boost the digital start-up community in India. The event in Pune is a step forward towards that direction.”
The 4th Start-up Summit will have speakers like Vivek Bhargava, CEO, iProspect; Chetan Krishnaswamy, Country Head, Public Policy- Google India; Rishi Kapal, CEO, EDUGILD; Abhimanyu Bhosale,Co-Founder & CEO, Livehealth; Shrikant Ekbote, Design Principal, Barclays Technology Centre India; Siddharth Deshmukh, Founder & CEO, ShimBi Labs; Prasad Kajarekar, Co-founder, GameEon; Anjusha Chaughule, Social Activist, Producer, Actor, Writer; Tanya Munshi, Lifestyle Features Writer & Editor, The Lifestyle Portal; Hemang Arunbhai Pandit, Founder, MD & CEO, GaneshaSpeaks.com; Anurav Rane, Founder and CEO, PlanMyMedicalTrip.com; Ankita Jp Shroff, CEO and Director, SAV Chemicals Pvt Ltd & Associate Director- Shroff Group; Vishakha Singh, Founder, RedPolka.com; among others.
The day-long Summit will be held on Friday 19th August, 2016 at The Westin, Pune.
The Internet and Mobile Association of India [IAMAI] is a young and vibrant association with ambitions of representing the entire gamut of digital businesses in India. It was established in 2004 by the leading online publishers, but in the last 12 years has come to effectively address the challenges facing the digital and online industry including mobile content and services, online publishing, mobile advertising, online advertising, ecommerce and mobile & digital payments among others.
Twelve years after its establishment, the association is still the only professional industry body representing the online and mobile VAS industry in India. The association is registered under the Societies Act and is a recognized charity in Maharashtra. With a membership of over 250 Indian and MNC companies, and with offices in Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru, the association is well placed to work towards charting a growth path for the digital industry in India.