Nexus is a collaboration between the American Center and the IC² Institute of The University of Texas at Austin to showcase the best of American and Indian Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Technology Commercialization.
The intense and exciting life of a startup with all its ups and downs,
what a ride! This report cannot capture what it really feels like to
be inside any of your startups, inside Startup Genome or my VR
startup. What it can do is inform your decisions and priorities using
the power of the only deep and global dataset built from the voice
of thousands of founders with the support of more than 300 organizations
supporting startups in almost 30 countries—thank you!
This year, we focus on a development in the Tech sector that is
happening at an unprecedented pace and has deep implications
for founders and our economies at large: convergence. It is the
Third Wave. We are now producing true industry players, breaking
away from the “Tech” label. Many of our companies would now
be more accurately called by their industry focus, for instance as
transportation (Uber) and hospitality (Airbnb) companies.
This report dives into leading startup ecosystem sub-sectors (or
verticals) answering strategic questions for our global community
of founders, talent, investors and supporters: which sub-sectors
are growing the fastest, attracting investor attention, and creating
bigger successes? Where should I be present to benefit from a
thriving cluster of startups, and from institutions and corporations
that can provide IP, talent, customers, and channels?
We tackle the rise of Deep Tech, and along with it, of China. We
are not only creating disruptive business models with software, we
are increasingly creating tangible IP in AI, blockchain, robotics, and
accelerating the creation of IP in other sectors, such as life sciences
and even automotives.
We pursue our world-leading research as to the genome of startup
and ecosystem performance by quantifying on a global basis how
important are Founder Mindset and Local Connectedness—for
founders to develop quality relationships with each other, investors
and experts. Startup founders who are personally more connected
see their startups grow faster. Free-riding inside a connected
community doesn’t work. Not only that, we can now quantify an
ecosystem’s Local Connectedness and demonstrate that the ones
that build a deep sense of community—for instance where founders
help each other—perform better at producing scaleups.
Along with Global Connectedness and Global Market Reach, these
constitute the new genome of scaleups and high-performance
ecosystems. Funding and Talent are very important, but they are
Finally, we are helping startups by advising governments and other
local leaders, focusing their policy and program action plans for
greater impact, and providing a broad set of validated metrics to
monitor progress. Along with Global Entrepreneurship Network
and Tech Nation (formerly Tech City UK), we have started delivering
national innovation policy strategies and program action plans.
And with the support of the Kauffman Foundation, we are clarifying
how to take action at the earliest stages of an ecosystem. A laundry
list or “just copy the old success story of [insert favorite example]”
doesn’t work. National context and lifecycle phase matters, and
we are going further.
This is your report, the report of the global startup revolution.
Let’s raise our voices together and change the world. Let’s build a
shared engine of economic growth and job creation in every city
in the world. And let’s share the wealth we are creating—at an
unprecedented rate—with our brothers and sisters and the next
generation. This is important.
Founder and CEO of Startup Genome
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SheTrades Global 2018
World’s Largest Women’s Business Network
Export Ready Women Entrepreneurs Delegation to the United Kingdom
June 26 – 28, 2018: Liverpool, United Kingdom
Greetings from FICCI!
International Trade Centre (ITC) is a Joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations. ITC assists small and medium-sized enterprises in developing and transition economies to become more competitive in global markets. Women’s economic empowerment is not a matter for government policy, the private sector, or civil society alone. All have critical roles to play. This is why the International Trade Centre (ITC) has launched the SheTrades initiative, which seeks to connect one million women entrepreneurs to market by 2020. Having more women in the marketplace has a positive impact businesses in all sectors and the women themselves who benefit from a larger workforce, more competition, and as a result more choices between better products. In fact, the McKinsey Global Institute estimates that advancing women’s equality could add US $28 trillion to global GDP by 2025, enabling economies to unlock their full potential –and SheTrades is the key.
SheTrades Global is the premier global business event to connect with export ready Women Entrepreneurs, Buyers, Investors and Partners. With a strong focus on business generation, investment and innovation, SheTrades Global is an opportunity of a lifetime to do business, get inspired, network and create new alliances with women entrepreneurs from around the world.
As the world’s leading event connecting women entrepreneurs to buyers, investors and other partners, SheTrades Global will be featured at the 2018 International Business Festival, which is a major global festival of trade and investment held every two years in Liverpool. The Festival attracts industry leaders, international delegations and companies from across the world looking to expand their trade footprint.
The 2018 edition of SheTrades Global will highlight four sectors – Beauty and Wellness, IT and Business-process outsourcing, Textiles and Apparel and Tourism.
More than 600 companies are expected to be represented at SheTrades Global 2018. Previous editions of the event have generated more than US$ 80 million worth of commercial transaction agreements and led to thousands of business contacts.
To take this global initiative forward, ITC has partnered with FICCI to mobilize export ready Women Entrepreneurs from India to participate in She Trades Liverpool 2018 Business Event.
We are inviting all the Women Entrepreneurs from the Sectors Like: Beauty & Wellness, IT & BPO, Textile & Apparel and Tourism to participate in this unique event at Liverpool to explore the business opportunities in export, import and Investment.
Interested Entrepreneurs may send us the “Expression of Interest” by sending us the filled Registration Proforma by email latest by
5th March 2018.
Looking forward your confirmation at the earliest.
With best regards,
Additional Director – Business to Business Services
Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry ( FICCI)
Industry’s Voice for Policy Change
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Greetings from Pathfinder-The Entrepreneurship Cell,K.J.SIMSR!
K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research proudly presents Melange 2018 – The Annual Flagship Management-Cultural-Sports Event. The 16th edition of Melange promises to be bigger and better with more on offer to our Partners and Associates. Melange is set to happen on
9th and 10th February, 2018 and this year’s theme is Tech It Up’ which revolves around Technology Enabled Businesses. We want to embrace the fact that businesses are becoming increasingly ‘tech-ed up’. The economy loves them and so do we!
Startup Launchpad 2018
Melange ’18 is proud to announce the ‘Start-Up Launchpad’ which will be a platform for all budding start-ups and entrepreneurs to showcase their ideas and stand a chance to interact with venture capitalists on 10th February 2018. In a ‘Shark Tank’ inspired business pitch competition, start-ups and their business plans would be judged by investors-cum-business experts. The participants stand a chance to win cash prizes worth 50 thousand rupees.
Through the Launchpad, we are offering our own value addition to the very precious startup ecosystem. By bringing closer budding entrepreneurs, investors and evaluators alike and stakeholders of the ecosystem, we are doing our small bit to nurture this growing community.
Hence, we would love to invite you, being an investor yourself and a precious part of the startup world to come and be a part of our event Startup Launchpad and have a look at the budding entrepreneurs. We are having over 35-40 startups from the tech world, who are at their nascent stage. All of them unique in their own ways, they bring along a mix of some of the best ideas in the tech world.
But as it’s said that every Arjun needs his Dronacharya, most of these startups would need support. So do come for our event, being the Drona yourself and network with these brilliant startups. Who knows you might as well end up finding your arjun and hit the bird’s eye!
DATE: 10th February 2018
TIMINGS: 10:30 am – 06:00 pm
VENUE: K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Vidyavihar(E), Mumbai-400077
Hope to see you at MELANGE’18!
PGDM-International Business |2017-2019|
| Member- Pathfinder-The Entrepreneurship Cell | Member- Women’s Development Cell |
Mob. No.: 8291015901 / 7838730312
K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research (SIMSR)
MoSDE has recently announced the Second Call for Application for National Entrepreneurship Awards Scheme (NEAS)’2017.
The Application window is open from 28th July’17 to 15th Sept’17.
About the Award
National Entrepreneurship Awards Scheme (NEAS) has been instituted by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MoSDE) to encourage a culture of entrepreneurship across the country.
These premier awards seek to recognise and honour entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship ecosystem builders for their outstanding efforts.
There are two tracks under this scheme of awards
For more details visit www.neas.gov.in
The National Entrepreneurship Awards have been instituted by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MoSDE) to encourage a culture of entrepreneurship across the country. These premier awards seek to recognise and honour entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship ecosystem builders for their outstanding efforts in the field of entrepreneurship development. The Awards also seek to highlight models of excellence for others to emulate and improve upon.
The Call for Application is now open from 28.07.2017- 15.09.2017. Applications should be filled online on www.neas.gov.in. Also, visit this website for further details.
Society for Innovation & Entrepreneurship(SINE),IIT Bombay
3rd Floor CSRE Building,IIT Bombay,Powai,Mumbai,IN 400 076
Tel: +91 22 2572 1197
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GMR Varalakshmi Foundation (GMRVF), is the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of the GMR Group. It’s objectives are to develop social infrastructure and enhance the quality of life of communities around the locations that has the Group’s presence. This non-profit (Section 25) company has its own professional staff selected from top academic and social work institutions, is governed by a Board chaired by Group Chairman, GMR Group.