VSTS 2019

To keep the ‘Startup Movement’ going, GESIA IT Association along with the Department of Science & Technology, Government of Gujarat is hosting a three-day event full of experiential learning and networking for start-ups and aspiring entrepreneurs. This event is organized as a forerunner to the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit. Designed as a platform for innovators and entrepreneurs from across the world to meet and interact, the event will include a notable line of expert speakers addressing a range of challenges and doubts related to entrepreneurship with the theme of Experience the Next. What’s more, this year the focus is on technology as a catalyst to entrepreneurship. The rapid advancement of technology along with policies such as the ‘smart cities’ initiative has paved the way for the young generation to innovate and take charge leading to a startup revolution. Apart from this, in order to take a step forward in the process of incentivizing upcoming startups, a selected few startups will get the chance to pitch their business plan to the investors present at the event. The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat will be inaugurating the summit in the presence of other dignitaries from the Government, Business Leaders, Economists, Academicians, Policymakers and Industry Stalwarts.

Workshops On
  • Investors Masterclass

  • Cloud Computing

  • Intellectual Property

  • National Stock Exchange

  • Design Thinking

  • Investor Pitching Workshop

  • AWS & Architecture for Start-ups

Seminars On
  • Building Blocks of Sustainable Startup Ecosystem: Global Perspectives
  • The Magic of Failure / The Power of Second Chances
  • Financial Wisdom for Startups
  • Innovation Management
  • Marketing Metrics and Branding for Startups
  • Support Framework for Startups
  • Nurturing Sustainable and Inclusive Startups

Who Should Attend?

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Startup Enthusiasts

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Service Providers

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Young Professionals

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Science City Circle, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, 380060
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