India’s First Start-Up Mahakumbh Wraps Up

Acting as a nexus between founders and funders, the event provided a platform for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Start-Up Mahakumbh
Start-Up Mahakumbh

India's inaugural and largest gathering of innovation and collaboration, Startup Mahakumbh, concluded at the iconic Bharat Mandapam and Pragati Maidan. The event featured over 1,306 exhibitors across 10 sectors, with 165 sessions and 392 speakers held over three days.

Acting as a nexus between founders and funders, the event provided a platform for aspiring entrepreneurs, experienced industry leaders, investors, and policymakers to come together, share ideas, and establish valuable connections. 

Key highlights of the event included:  

Women-led businesses: With 45 per cent of start-ups in India now being led by women entrepreneurs, the event saw groundbreaking participation from women-led businesses. Women entrepreneurs proudly showcased the tech innovations and solutions offered by them. 

Future entrepreneurs: Students from 18 states engaged in practical workshops, pitch competitions, and a multi-track conference to equip them with the skills and knowledge necessary to thrive in the competitive startup world. It also helped them foster connections with investors, entrepreneurs, and industry professionals, laying the groundwork for potential collaborations and partnerships. 

Thematic Pavilions and masterclasses: With 10 thematic pavilions on Deeptech, AI and SaaS, Fintech, Agritech, Biotech and Pharma, Climate Tech, Gaming and E-Sports, D2C, B2B and Manufacturing, and Incubators, Startup Mahakumbh hosted masterclasses and engaging sector-specific discussions among all the pavilions. 

New announcements: Launch of Global e-Cricket Premier League and Memorandum of Understanding between Peak Sustainability Ventures and IIT Mandi to further the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship. 

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