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MSME Development Forum Startup Fest 2019 - "Ignite The Passion For Innovation & Entrepreneurship"

MSME DF is organizing its 6th “MSME DF STARTUP FEST”  at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The aim of the Fest is to provide a Common platform for Transacting Business, Exchanging & Sharing Ideas/ Knowledge/ Good Practices/Progress Made, Pitching for Funding, Get Mentoring and Showcasing the Innovative Business Models etc to all Stakeholders including Central & State Governments, Incubators and Accelerators, Educational Institutions with their Entrepreneurial Cells, Investors and Angel Investors, VCs and Private Equity Firms,Startups, Innovators, Students, Academia, Budding Entrepreneurs, Industry Associations as well as all the Journalists dedicatedly covering the evolution of Startup movement and to also discuss the “Present Situation of the Startup Ecosystem in India with Special reference to Semi Urban & Rural Part of India ” for ensuring that Startup from these areas get the required Support and Hand holding to grow & Prosper to Build Robust Startup Ecosystem in the Country.

Startup Eco-System In India

India is buzzing with entrepreneurial activity like never before and the government is committed to “Making Entrepreneurial India” Since the Launch of Start-up India Initiative to foster innovation, creates jobs and facilitates Investment in Jan 2016, considerable progress has been made. The GOI believes that involvement of the State Governments with other Stakeholders is crucial to achieving the envisioned goals of the “Startup India”.


India is the World’s Youngest Startup nation with 72% Founders less than 35 years and it is on the Right path to becoming the World’s Best Startup Ecosystem. There are 4400 tech start-ups today and this number is expected to reach 12000 by 2020. Government is committed to make this initiative a scalable reality and pointed out reforms to provide an environment to all Startups to thrive and also the instances when the government acted on the feedback received from the ecosystem to balance the reforms with accountability. More than 250 Incubators have already been recognized by DIPP, 7 Proposals for Research Parks, 16 Proposals for TBIs and 13 Proposals for Startup Centers have been recommended by NERD formed by MHRD. Startups need to only focus on their ideas and not worry about compliances under various acts because almost all recognition is automatic including recognition for Tax Sops.

Special Attractions

  • MSME DF Startup Excellence Award (Only by Pre-Selection and Invitation)

  • Onstage Pitching & Funding Opportunity at the Event. (Only by Pre-Selection and Invitation)

  • 20 Free Exhibition Stalls to Innovative & Disruptive Startups at Startup Expo (Only by Pre-Selection and Invitation)

  • New Product Launches by Startups (Only by Pre-Selection and Invitation)

  • Structured Mentoring Session and Knowledge Sharing Summits & Workshops

  • Exciting 3 days Event to Connect & Network with Policy Makers, Investors, Mentors, Domain Experts, Incubators and Startup Founders.

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