Goa Govt & Commerce Min to host Startup India Global Venture Capital Summit

New Delhi: The Ministry of Commerce & Industry said in a Press communication that the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), in partnership with Government of Goa, is organizing the 2nd edition of the Startup India Global Venture Capital Summit, on 6 & 7 December for fund managers and limited partners of top global venture capital firms. The theme for ‘Startup India Global Venture Capital Summit 2019’ is ‘India Opportunity – Investing in tomorrow together.’

The first edition of the Summit held last year in Goa brought together more than 250 participants from over 9 countries and showcased venture capital opportunities in India and facilitated an exchange of ideas on various aspects of the investor world.

This year, the focus of the Summit is to mobilize global capital for innovation in India. The Summit will bring together a series of engagements involving over 350 representatives of leading global venture capital firms, limited partners, family offices, high-network individuals, Government of India officials, top corporates, and select innovative Startups.

The Summit will showcase the India Advantage, diversity and scale of the Indian market opportunity, and innovations originating in India. The Summit also aims to understand the best practices for venture capital industry, identify issues faced by them for investments in India, and evaluate ways to address them.

The key objectives of the Summit are to showcase India’s opportunity in the sectors of e-mobility, FinTech, MedTech, enterprise software, EdTech, genomics and life sciences.

The Summit will also look at increase of capital flow for Indian Startups by showcasing high-quality tech and non-tech startups to the global investor community, and improve ‘Ease of Doing Business’ by identifying and discussing issues faced by the investor community.

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