Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Government of India is hosting “Prarambh” the Start-up India International Summit” on January 15 & 16, 2021 on a virtual platform. FICCI is the lead partner of the Summit.

“Prarambh” marks the 5th Anniversary of “Startup India” launched by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on January 16, 2016. The initiative not only brought a sharp focus on startups but also catalyzed the Indian startup ecosystem to provide innovative solutions for local and global needs. In 5 years, India has become the fastest growing startup ecosystem in the world, with the presence of over 30 Unicorns out of which 9 emerged in 2020 itself.

Prarambh will bring power packed discussions with iconic Indian and Global entrepreneurs and thought leaders along with some of the fastest growing startups and senior bureaucrats. Invited thought leaders include, John Chambers, Cisco; Elon Musk, Tesla; Dr. Desh Deshpande, MIT Corporation; Muhammad Yunus, Grameen Bank; Dr. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Biocon; Manoj Kohli, Soft Bank; Rajan Anandan, Sequoia Capital; Sanjeev Bikchandani, Info Edge; Vijay Shekhar Sharma; PayTM, Indra Nooyi to name a few.

The summit will also bring an exhibition to showcase the work of exemplary startups from across the sectors including FinTech, Healthcare, Energy, AI, AgriTech, Hospitality, EdTech among many others.

As a build up to the Summit, a road show for the state of Goa is being organized by FICCI on January 05, 2021 at 12.00 noon on a virtual platform. The road show will showcase the Prarambh Summit, which is likely to be inaugurated by Hon. Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi.
Dr. Ajai Chowdhry, founder, HCL and Chair, FICCI Startup Committee will be adressing the Goa roadshow on 5th of January 2021.

You may kindly register online on  There is no participation fee to attend the webinar, however prior registration is mandatory. For more info, contact Pradeep Ahire on +91-9594933131.

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