CeBIT India 2016 brings the next league of +91 Start Up Challenge to Bengaluru

BENGALURU: Hannover Milano Fairs India (HMFI), the Indian subsidiary of the Global JV Company HMG (Hannover Milano Global), is all geared to bring the new improved +91 Start-up Challenge for the young entrepreneurs of India. This year CeBIT India aims at increasing the level a notch higher to make it more robust and engaging with start-ups, SMB’s and the new minds. It will include a prominent set of jury members judging the competition for the next big idea.

This year, the 3rd edition of CeBIT India will be held at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) from December 8-10, 2016, with the theme on ‘Discover the Business of Technology Innovation’.

This year, CeBIT India expects to see an increased focus on Indian start-ups that will come on the same platform to share ideas, collaborate, exchange and disrupt to create something extraordinary out of the ordinary. +91 Start Up Challange is a platfrom built along the lines of Code N — an international competition for start-ups and budding enterprises, held annually in CeBIT Hannover.

+91 Start-up challenge Jury members 2016 include:

Naveen Asrani, Director – Startups, Microsoft Ventures

Kanumury Radhesh, Country Lead, IBM – Global Entrepreneurship Program

Sanket Atal, Group Vice President Development, Oracle Startup Cloud Accelerator

Dilipkumar Kandelwal, Managing Director, SAP Labs, India

Anuja Shukla, Venture Capital & Startup BDM, Google Cloud Platform

Further, CeBIT India this year has collaborated with 3 Start Up associations, who will host a startup Incubation Summit on December 10, 2016 in the Innovation Stage at CeBIT India. These three partners are 100 Open Startups (Global Strategic Partner), StartUp Square (Global Ecosystem Partner), and StartUp Going Global (Global Expansion Partner). CeBit says that this incubation summit will bring together startups, academia, accelerators, incubators and industry to create a perfect ecosystem. Special keynotes will be delivered by Diksha Nigam, StartUp Invest India from National Investment Promotion Agency. Dr Bruno Rondani, Founder, 100 Open Startups, Prashant Ajmera, Founder & Director, StartUp Going Global.


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