Startup 5K Run 2018 By Startup Leadership Program
The Startup 5K Run 2018 is a one of its kind startup event organized by Startup Leadership Program (SLP) to support the benevolent cause of Girl Education. One of the largest startup Marathon to be conducted in India, the 5K run is an annual startup run held in Hyderabad and 5 other cities. The run aims to create awareness and raise funds for girl education and welfare of women in India and work for the #BetiBachao #BetiPadhao initiative.
The Startup Leadership Program is a highly selective training program for outstanding entrepreneurs which has funded close to 1600 successful startups to date. The 5K run provides a unique platform for aspiring entrepreneurs, exceptional founders, talented innovators and ambitious students in India to come together and run for a great cause, towards creating a more progressive India.
This year, SLP has partnered with Sankalp and Pratyusha Support in an attempt to create limitless possibilities for numerous collaborations amongst people who share the same belief. One of the main objectives of this run will be to address issues such as girls being forced to drop out of school and help improve the efficiency of welfare services meant for girls. Last year, SLP was successful in getting 96 girls access to education and this year the run aims to raise enough funds to educate close to 200 girls.
The Startup Leadership Program was first started in Boston in 2006 with seven participants.Today, SLP has helped found more than 1,500 successful startups. Since 2006, the program has grown to 28 cities in 13 countries with 15-25 fellows joining the program in every city, every year. This year, close to 500 fellows will go through the program as a single class.
The Startup 5K Run 2018 will be conducted on 4 February 2018 at IIIT Gachibowli from 6 A.M. Although the Run is promoted by the Startup Leadership Program Hyderabad, anyone can be a part of this initiative. For more details or to register visit – SLP Hyderabad 5K Run 2018
ALL INDIA MSME WORLD EXPO 2018 – MSME World
The All India Micro Small and Medium Enterprises World Expo 2018 (AIMWE) is all set to launch its expo and conference to promote, launch and identify dealers and franchisees.This business to business and business to consumer expo will be held in Hyderabad, Telangana on 27 January and 28 January 2018.
AIMWE is a multi sectorial event which provides an ideal platform for companies and entrepreneurs to display their products, meet like minded people and create new trading relationships. This year, the main objective of the expo is to maximize trade and market shares and provide businesses the opportunity to connect with consumers. The conference also aims to create a hub for all issues related to the industry.
The conference also provides a stage for all entrepreneurs to participate in various seminars, workshops, competitions to present their startup ideas.
Scale Up – Pitch your startup company to investors, sponsors and potential business partners to find new partners and qualified investments and sales leads.
Ignite – Meet with the people behind the scenes of the AIMWE and get the opportunity to pitch your high tech idea or startup to better develop your idea and your company.
Empowering Women Show – In association with Abhaya, AIMWE 2018, will also host a seminar regarding empowering women in all sectors in association with Abhaya. Mrs. Usha Dheram will also be a part of the seminar on 28 January 2018.
Along with Abhaya, AIMWE has partnered with Earlypad, Vistara, Reto, 91 Springboard and Startup Stories for this year’s conference. The two day conference will be attended by suppliers, service providers, trade agents, corporate clients, chief executive officers and others. For further information, check out their website here – http://www.aimwe.in/
Global Entrepreneurship Summit India 2017
The eighth edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 is all set to take place on 28 November 2017 in Hyderabad. This three day summit will also see Ivanka Trump leading the United States delegation.
Hosted by the United States of America along with the Republic of India, the summit has been flooded with applications. Around 44,000 Indian entrepreneurs applied to participate in the summit that currently has only 400 available slots. 800 slots have been allotted for entrepreneurs from USA and around the world. Close to 74 entrepreneurs from Telangana have been selected for the summit.
Highlighting the theme Women First, Prosperity for All, this year’s summit will focus on supporting women entrepreneurs and fostering economic growth globally. First conceived by former US President Barack Obama, GES aims at creating an environment that empowers innovators, particularly women, to take their ideas to the next level.
The summit will also hold sessions, master classes and workshops by global experts along with networking events and keynote speeches from prominent entrepreneurs. According to the official website, GES 2017 will present a unique opportunity to connect and establish meaningful partnerships amongst entrepreneurs, investors and ecosystem supporters. In an attempt to inspire the culture of entrepreneurship, the summit also launched the ‘Road to GES’ initiative which aims to build and engage entrepreneurs through events from September to November and beyond.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a meeting in the Philippines said the GES would help in “showcasing innovation and collaboration between India and the United States.” With a bilateral trade of about $ 115 billion, India is already a major market for the United States. The summit aims at strengthening this relationship while encouraging innovation and collaboration, with a special focus on emerging nations from Africa and Asia.
With just ten days to go for the Summit, police officials in Hyderabad are on high alert. Special security measures and arrangements have been made in anticipation of Ivanka Trump’s visit to the city. According to media reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation and Special Protection Group high officials also visited Hyderabad to observe the security arrangements.
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