How can governments make sure that India has over 100,000 startups by 2025?
Here is an opportunity to find out. 

A Masterclass for Government Officials on Engaging with Startups

17 December, 2021 / 1400–1730 hrs

India is slated to have 100,000 startups by 2025. They will employ 3.25 million people and bring in USD 100 Bn in investments. But for the country to stay on track for this milestone, it is important that the government support Indian Startups to overcome a plethora of challenges, right from inception to exit. Masterclass for Government Officials on Engaging with Startups has been designed to impart knowledge on how governments can provide support to startups and attract investments in their State. Do sign up. You could have many winners in your stable.


Key objectives of the Masterclass

  • Help participants understand the challenges faced by startups
  • Help them understand how to address the challenges
  • Build ability of participants to communicate better with startups

Topics that will be covered

  • Current Startup landscape in India
  • Introduction to different stages of startup lifecycle
  • Understanding the startup sector and its current challenges and role state governments can play
  • How to build an ecosystem to attract various stakeholders


Who should attend

While any individual looking to understand the startup space in India will benefit from this Masterclass, those charged with putting their state on the startup map, will find this session especially useful


As the Masterclass will comprise of a limited number of participants, the registration will be on a first-come-first-served basis. For more details, please contact Mr Anurag Sharma at / +91 7702221720 or Ms Sneha Sethi at / +91 9718062073


Kris Gopalakrishnan
Chairman, CII CIES,
Co-founder, Infosys, Chairman, Axilor Ventures
Dr E.V. Ramana Reddy, IAS
Additional Chief Secretary, 
ITBT Government of Karnataka
Jayesh Ranjan, IAS
Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce and 
Information Technology, Government of Telangana
Shruti Singh, IAS
Joint Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT),
Ministry of Commerce and Industry Government of India
Anupam Jalote
CEO, iCreate, Gujarat
Irfan Malik
Co-Founder & Director, inQ Innovation Global Pty Ltd, India, UAE and Australia; 
Founder & CEO, Crescent Info Soft Pty Ltd, Australia
Varun Akhnoor
Director, CII CIES