7 Reasons Why You Should Not Be Missing The World Startup Expo


Recently India bagged the third position for the largest startup base in the world. Just behind the UK and the US, India expects an exponential growth of 8-10% in terms new startups by the end of the year 2016. The World Startup Expo is an initiative and is one of a kind. The expo promises to be the one stop destination providing all the necessary requirements the startups need. Here we list out the seven reasons why you be visiting this expo:

1. Hear from the pioneers on action planning

The expo panel consists of global speakers and various other trailblazers who will be present to share their experiences and give you their pearls of wisdom. Participate in sessions where speakers share their knowledge about business planning, growth hacking procedure, business development and tips to sustainable brand success. These sessions provide and insightful learning experience. Sometimes the even end up in great collaborative deals between huge MNC’S and promising startups.

Some of the speakers such as: Mr. Baybars Altuntaş – Global Entrepreneur & angel investor,  Mr. Ravi Belani, Director – Alchemist Accelerator, United States, Mr. Amit Gupta – co founder InMobi, Mr. Sandeep Agarwal, Founder – Shopclues, Ms. Sabina – Co Founder, Yatra.com, Mr. Jerome Masurel, CEO at 50 Partners, Mr. Kunal Kapoor, Actor and Co-founder at Ketto, Mr. Anil Chhikara, Anchor Judge and Principal at Jaarvis Accelerator, Mr. Benno Groosman, Founding Director at Groosman.co Startups and surge-on medical, Ms. Cecilia Gouby, Startups and Incubator Partnerships at Microsoft, Mr. Muthu Singaram, CEO IIT Madras HTIC Incubator, Ankur Dinesh Garg, CEO at Hotify  & many more.

2. Incredible opportunity to showcase your ideas

The expo has a primary focus on startups & investors and hence it is a perfect gathering place to showcase your ideas, meet with like-minded folks, collaborate with the industry people, get introduced to investors, exchange some knowledge and keep up with the updates of the industry.

3. Find a mentor for your startup


The expo also gives you the chance to meet some amazing people and finally have someone who would be the perfect mentor/advisor for your venture. With the right kind of advice and proper guidance you may be able to take your startup to the next level.


4.  Solid networking

world-startup-expo-ebusiness-india-tgThe expo will be hosting a huge mass of people from the industry which means gives a higher chance of networking possibilities. The presence of exclusive networking zones will facilitate interaction with fellow entrepreneurs, investors, potential clients and more.

5. The Masterclasses & Workshops

The masterclasses & workshops led by the eminent mentors will focus on validation of an idea and the give you tips regarding what and how to do things before starting a venture. They will give you real life examples, for instance bringing forth stories of different successful startups, talk of problems and solutions. It sure guarantees an enriching learning opportunity.

6. Startup World Cup Pitch Competition & Awards Ceremony


A pitch competition to win the regional cup of Startup World Cup, and get a chance to compete against 16 regional winners from all over the world for a grand prize of $US 1M. Pitch competition is followed by WSE Awards evening and gala dinner that will celebrate the finest and the most disruptive startups in India.

7. World Tech Hackathon


Innovate and build amazing products in just 36 hours. Be part of more than 2000 software developers, IoT business developers, technology enthusiasts, hardware designers and students

What do the initiators and organizers have to say

The expo aims to bring the best of the disruptive and innovative startups executives from top notch government agencies to share tips. Besides these, the platform shall also host technology companies, banks, VCs, HNWIs and incubators.

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Cocoon Ventures, Nebu K. Abraham said, “We aim to be the ideal business launch-pad for entrepreneurs by empowering dynamic entrepreneurship, seeding and nurturing long term business relations and contributing to the betterment of the economy – we believe that this support by Nasscom 10,000 startups will help us further strengthen our commitment towards the same.”

Mohammed Saleem, Chief Executive Officer, Trescon, said, “WSE is designed, keeping in mind the Government’s vision of transitioning India from a nation of job seekers to employment generators. Our endeavour is to help create a robust startup ecosystem in the country as envisaged by the Government and we are proud to receive the support of ‘Nasscom 10,000 startups’ as we share a similar vision for this country.”

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The World Startup Expo is an initiative by Cocoon Ventures:


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