Presentation by state governments on their startup initiatives

State governments across India are working to create enabling startup ecosystems. At INTERCONN different state governments will present what they are doing to support entrepreneurs.



  • More than ten states expected to participate
  • Presentations by state governments on their startup and entrepreneurship policies
  • B2B meetings between policy makers and stakeholders

For startups

  • Opportunity to identify the best states to start up in.
  • Opportunity to connect with key decision makers from the states

For corporates

  • Opportunity to identity and pro-startup states and make informed decision about investing in startups there
  • Opportunity to understand the startup environment in different states and maker an informed decision to run corporate accelerator programmes there.
  • Opportunity to connect with key decision makers from the states for fruitful collaboration

For governments

  • Opportunity to pitch their policies to enterprises and startups
  • Opportunity to attract investment from big businesses
  • Opportunity to connect with the best startups and important business figures
  • Opportunity to learn from the policies of different states

States expected to participate

  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Assam
  • Chandigarh
  • Gujarat
  • Haryana
  • Karnataka
  • Kerala
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Maharshtra
  • Odisha
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Telangana
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • West Bengal


Madhu Vasanthy
Director & Head (Startups)
Confederation of Indian Industry
The Mantosh Sondhi Centre
23, Institutional Area, Lodi Road, New Delhi - 110 003 (India)
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