TechSparks is a platform to showcase, meet and connect with the leaders of the Indian startup system. This year marks the 8th consecutive year the event will be conducted for the pioneers and the legends of the entrepreneur ecosystem to gather and work to make the dream of a digitally empowered India a reality.
The event this year will be conducted in Bengaluru on 22 and 23 September. The conference will also host prominent speakers like Karnataka’s Minister of IT Priyank Kharge, CEO of Niti Aayog Amitabh Kant, Founder and CBO of ShopClues Radhika Aggarwal and the Founder and CEO of edutech startup Byju’s, Byju Raveendran among others.
The topics of discussion this year will also include the much debated Blockchain business, the increase of fintech in India and building an Internet of Things community. India’s third largest private sector bank, Axis Bank, is the banking partner while, for the first time ever, ThroughBIT will be the Bitcoin partner for the event. Qualcomm Ventures, Amazon web services, Vodafone along with Microsoft and IBM are some of the other partners for TechSparks 2017.
This year, to contribute to the economic growth of the country by creating jobs, focusing on profitability and optimising the overall ecosystem, startups will focus on making the startup idea matter. The theme for TechSparks 2017 is Make It Matter by using the startup ecosystem to support the economic growth of the country in the long term.