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MIT India Conference: Startup India

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2016 MIT India Conference

April 3rd 2016, MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA

“Startup India”

Since its inception as one of the largest university-wide India conferences in the United States, the MIT India conference has drawn thousands of attendees, including industry leaders and visionaries, academics, students, and professionals to explore the economic, social, and technological developments in India and engage in a productive dialogue about India’s unique challenges and opportunities. 

The 2016 MIT India Conference will be a one-day event to be held on Apr 3rd, 2016 at the award winning MIT Media Lab at Cambridge, MA. The theme of this year’s conference is “Startup India”, inspired by the entrepreneurial fervor in the country.

The conference will include keynote speeches, panel discussions and a project showcase of India relevant research projects at MIT. Some of the confirmed speakers at this year’s event include Arvind Subramanian (Chief Economic Adviser to Govt. of India), Bazmi Husain (CTO of ABB), Gururaj Deshpande (global tech entrepreneur and venture capitalist), Ashish Hemrajani (co-founder of Bookmyshow) and Zenobia Moochhala (Co-founder, Care.com ). In the past, the conference has hosted many other distinguished speakers including Narayana Murthy, Shivshankar Menon, Nadir Godrej and Sanjay Kirloskar.

Panel discussions and keynotes speeches will be based on the broader theme of the conference and will explore topics relevant to one of the fastest growing start-up ecosystems in the world -- such as the challenges of early stage start-ups in India, how to scale start-ups in India, opportunities in social entrepreneurship etc. The showcase will consist of various MIT projects that will present their innovative work with potential applications in India.

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