New Delhi, February 2021.
BRICS Chamber of Commerce & Industry in association with Startup India, a Government of India initiative and Rising Bharat, a young incubator and fund helping Startups organized its first Pitch Presentation as a part of its “Start-Up Series” in New Delhi. The daylong event is the first of BRICS CCI Startup Series, It is an initiative by BRICS Chamber of Commerce & Industry to support and encourage young entrepreneurs from various sectors. The brainchild of Mr. Sameep Shastri, the Vice Chairman, BRICS CCI, the Chamber undertook a three-month process to locate budding startups across the country in need of investments and exposure. The Chamber received 250+ applications of which the best 15 companies have been invited for the pitch presentation.
The event was also graced by the presence of the esteemed speaker Ms. Neha Prakash (IAS), Special Secretary, IT & Electronics, Government of Uttar Pradesh . Neha Prakash IAS, the special guest for the event complimented BRICS CCI for organising the startup series and said“Startups have great opportunities in India and are not only introducing new technologies but also playing an important role in women empowerment.Ms. Neha motivated the gathering by saying “chase your dreams. Take that nudge, recognize the forthcoming opportunities and convert your dreams into reality.”
Mr. Sameep Shastri, said “It will be grand program to nurture manufacturing global champions for an AatmaNirbhar Bharat. We wish to give them a handholding to become an integral part of global supply chains with cutting edge technology. These Startups will empower our country leaps and bounds.”
Dr. Varun Chaudhary, Executive Director of CG Corp Global congratulating the startups and encouraged the young entrepreneurs by saying “success can’t be measured on scale. We all should treat sky as the beginning and not the end.”
Mr. Avi Mittal, Co-Founder of Golden Ace Ventures said that “Startups in India are the way forward for conventional businessmen like us to build our portfolio for growth of our wealth by empowering young entrepreneurs.”
Dr. BBL Madhukar, the Director General of BRICS Chamber of Commerce & Industry said, “We will take the startup series to global platform” Further he wished the conclave and the startup initiative a great success.”
Mr. Abhay Aggarwal, Founder & Chairman, Kaby Alloys Co addressed the gathering by saying “With the creative minds we can reach to great heights.”
The morning address was graced by the jury members for BRICS CCI Start up series. They included.
Ms. Aditi Banerjee (Co-Founder & CEO, Magic Billion) Mr. Avi Mittal (CEO & MD, Golden Ace Ventures) , Mr. Abhay Aggarwal (Founder & Chairman, Kaby Alloys Co.), Mr. Pratham Mittal (Founder, Neta App), Dr. Vinay Agrawal (Chancellor, ISBM University), Mr. Ruhail Ranjan (MD Chandrika Power), Mr. Akshay Aggarwal (Founder, Kafila Forge),Mr. Bibin Babu (Board Member, Innowork, BlocSpaze, Payiza), Mr. Dhruv Khanna (Co-Founder, Triton Foodworks) and Mr. Sameep Shastri (Vice Chairman, BRICS CCI)