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GES 2019, a Game-changer for India to Achieve its $5 Trillion Economy by 2025
The Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India in partnership with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Services Export Promotion Council (SEPC) is organising its 5th Edition of the Global Exhibition on Services (GES) 2019 on 26-28 November 2019  in Bengaluru.  Government of Karnataka is the Host State for GES...
Entrepreneurs are key for the robust growth of economy and in creating new businesses
“60 – 70% of the economy is driven by the MSME sector and entrepreneurs play a key role in the creation of MSMEs for a robust growth of economy” said Mr S Gopalakrishnan, Past President, CII, Chairman, CII Start-up Council and Co-Founder, Infosys & Chairman, Axilor Ventures, at the Startupreneurs – CII Startup Conclave  held in Chennai on Thursday. Mr...
Industry Calls for a Nurturing Open Culture in Organizations to Promote Innovative Thinking
14000 startups have registered across the country under DIPP since the Start-up India, stand up India initiative was launched by the Government of India, Mr Manjit Nayak, Additional Director & Officer in Charge, Software Technology Parks of India, Kolkata said at the inaugural of the Innovation 2019: Productivity & Innovation conference organized by CII in Kolkata today. He added that...
CII signs MOU with MeitY on Start-ups
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) signed a three-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) on Wednesday to strengthen the start-up eco-system in the country. As part of the MoU, start-ups in electronics and IT sector, being incubated by MeitY, will be brought under the ambit of CII’s Corporate-Start-up Business...
India’s Top Corporates Award India’s Top Start-ups
“Connect between opportunities, ecosystem, investors, and market with a composite expertise important for start-ups” says Prof K Vijayraghavan at the CII Startupreneur Awards Ceremony Today, start-ups need to knock the doors of multiple entities like incubators, investors, mentors and market-access facilitators in order to establish, run, and grow the business and more often they...
Bengal is resolute to build a strong and thriving start-up ecosystem and enabling entrepreneurship, says Debashis Sen, Additional Chief Secretary, Department of IT & Electronics, Government of West Bengal
In what could be described as an effort to transform New Town into a "Truly Happy City", the West Bengal Housing & Infrastructure Development Corporation (HIDCO) will set up a number of coffee or similar shops at several stretches. "The idea is to give the township greater vibrancy and give women, especially those who are working, a greater sense of security",...
CII launches Innovation Clubs on four leading campuses, seeks to connect innovators, start-ups with funding agencies and corporates
BHUBANESWAR, 13 April 2018: In an attempt to support, handhold, incubate, mentor start-ups in Odisha, and also help realize the State Government’s vision to build an enabling environment and supporting eco-system that can facilitate at least 1,000 start-ups in the next five years, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) launched the Innovation Club on four leading campuses of Odisha here...
CII set to launch counseling cell for start-ups in the East
KOLKATA, 23 June: In an attempt to help innovators and budding businesses in the East, CII is working on a plan to launch a counseling cell for start-ups with a one-point contact. Mr J B Pany, Chairman of the Start-up and Innovation Taskforce, CII Eastern Region, said this at the Financing Innovation organized by CII here today. According to him, this is part of an exercise to...
CII facilitated 85 Crore investment in 12 Start-ups in presence of H.E. President of India
To provide fillip to the ongoing start-up movement in India, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with Rashtrapati Bhavan organized Pitch@Rashtrapati Bhavan, a program to connect VCs/Investor’s with Start-ups and secure funding and mentoring support for potential entrepreneurs. The event was a celebration of a real-time match making between start-ups and investors, and...
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