New Delhi, Friday, 09 September 2022: BRICS CCI hosted the 2nd edition of the Start-up Series ‘Start-up Stories: Unfolding the Unicorn journey aimed at providing a wholesome approach for young entrepreneurs and build young leaders to effectively articulate their ideas in a meaningful manner by networking, mentorship, partnerships and funding for young entrepreneurs.
Shri Ashwini Kumar Chaubey, MoS Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Govt of India, who graced the event as Chief Guest focused on the Indian values in Startup culture.
Shri Sameep Shastri, Vice Chairman BRICS CCI, said “We have the power of innovation, we have new ideas, we are full of youthful energy and we are changing the way of doing business. Our start-ups are changing the rules of the game.”
Mr. Ruhail Ranjan (Head, Investment Vertical, BRICS CCI) highlighted the key role of Central Govt policies in nurturing the startup ecosystem.
Many eminent Unicorn and Soonicorn founders presented their experiences and thoughts as speakers and panelists, which are as follows- Mr. Prashant Pitti (Co-Founder & CEO, EaseMyTrip.com), Dr. Vaibhav Kapoor (Founder, PristynCare); Mr. Gajendra Jangid (Co-Founder & CMO, CARS24), Mr. Alakh Pandey (Founder & CEO, Physicswallah), Mr. Varun Alagh (Co-Founder & CEO, Mamaearth), Dr. Jitendra Das (Director, FORE School of Management), Mr. Aseem Garg (Founder, DCDC Kidney Care), Ms. Smiti Bhatt Deorah (Co- founder Advantage Club), Mr. Jitendra Sharma (Founder, HairOriginals), Mr. Bibin Babu (Co-founder, Payiza), Mr. Amit Singhal (Founder & CEO, Fluid Ventures), Mr. Sushil Sharma (Founder & CEO, Marwari Catalysts Pvt. Ltd.), Mr. Prashant Narang (Founder and CEO, Agility Ventures), Rajesh Sawhney (Board Member, GSF India), Sandro Stephen (Vice President, Indian Angel Network), Mr. Avi Mittal (MD, Golden Ace Ventures LLP), Mr. Teja Gudluru (Founder & CEO, UDo-Now).
Some of the other eminent personalities at the event also shared their views, H. E. Mr. Hugo Javier Gobbi- Ambassador, Embassy of Argentina in New Delhi, said‘Indian IT establishment in Argentina is one of the most recent developments in the affable relation of the two countries’.
H.E. Mrs. Hayet Talbi EP Bilel, Ambassador, Embassy of Tunisia in New Delhi, congratulated BRICS CCI for being at the forefront for promoting youth entrepreneurship and developing networks and harmonious relations.
Several Govt officials, diplomats, bureaucrats and other dignitaries were also in attendance.