Connecting startups to industry

This is a multi-sector, corporate to startup connect platform. Over a 1000 corporates from India will participate as will the most promising startups from 20 different sectors. Incubators, accelerators and investors can expect to find the next unicorns here.



  • 20 SITCONNS each dedicated to one sector
  • Each SITCONN to have a plenary to discuss challenges, opportunities and action needed in the sector
  • A session by select businesses in the sector highlighting innovations they are looking for
  • A session by select startups in the sector highlighting the innovations they are working on
  • Virtual stalls by startups at the INNODROME
  • B2B meeting between different groups

For corporates

  • Opportunity to see top of the line innovation in the sector
  • Opportunity to connect and dialogue with the startups working in the sector
  • Opportunity to understand the challenges the sector at large is facing
  • Opportunity to understand how to collaborate with startups

For startups

  • Market access opportunities
  • Opportunities to find funders
  • Opportunities to be a part of corporate accelerator programmes
  • Opportunity to present innovations to corporates, from India and other countries
  • Opportunity to connect and dialogue with corporates looking for innovation in the sector
  • Opportunity to be see what other startups in the sector are doing
  • Opportunity to network and build new relationships

SITCONN sectors

  • Agri & Food Processing
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Blockchain
  • Deep Tech
  • Defence & Aerospace
  • eCommerce
  • Education
  • Fintech
  • Future Mobility
  • Gaming & e-SportseCommerce
  • Healthcare
  • Industrial Safety
  • Industry 4.0
  • Renewable Energy
  • SAAS
  • Smart Cities / Infra
  • Space
  • Waste to Worth
  • Water


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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