Startups to pitch biz ideas at TiECON Mumbai conclave

Startups to pitch biz ideas at TiECON Mumbai conclave.

Mumbai | Red Newswire | By PTI | 22 Dec, 2015 02:12 AM IST.

As many as 200 startups will pitch business ideas before a global panel of investors including Ratan Tata and Ronnie Screwvala at a conclave during the first week of January next year in Mumbai.

The 'TiECON Mumbai 2016', India's Leading Entrepreneurial Conclave, will be held at National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) on January 6-7.Over 1,500 delegates comprising Indian & Global CXOs, entrepreneurs, investors, thought leaders and policymakers will take part in the conclave.Eminent speakers include Ratan Tata - Chairman Emeritus Tata Sons; Harsh Mariwala - Chairman Marico Industries; Ronnie Screwvala - Founder Unilazer Ventures; Ritesh Agarwal - Founder & CEO - OYO Rooms; Kunal Shah - Founder Freecharge, Kunal Bahl - Founder Snapdeal, among others.Five of the most innovative startups will be sponsored to visit TiECON Silicon Valley to meet key ecosystem partners, a release said.The conclave aims to bring together entrepreneurs from established and emerging economies. TiECON Mumbai 2016 is partnered by NASSCOM and VC Circle, among others."India ranks 130th amongst 189 countries when it comes to ease of doing business. However, this is set to change as our entrepreneurial ecosystem is witnessing a fundamental shift towards startup friendly policies. We at TiECON Mumbai will continue to contribute to this shift and nurture the thriving entrepreneur ecosystem", TiECON Mumbai President Dhanpal Jhaveri said.Websites: http://mumbai.tie.org   |    http://tieconmumbai.org/