WORLD STARTUP EXPOAT A GLANCE
Leaving behind a prophecy of its own, The World Startup Expo - Asia’s largest technology expo for empowering the startup ecosystem, brings together the most innovative and disruptive startups, along with C-Level executives from some of the top corporations, government agencies, incubators, investors, HNIs, VC funds, banks, students and technology companies across the world.
WSE 2016 featured a 3-day exhibition, a 2-day conference session, techie hackathon and an awards evening followed by a gala dinner. Thought leaders, experienced entrepreneurs, investors and key policy makers were amongst the few who took part in the remarkable event.
THE JOURNEY SO FAR
2016 witnessed the WORLD STARTUP EXPO (WSE) as the biggest start-up summit and expo in India, presenting start-ups from every corner of the nation in various categories of business verticals. This 3-day exposition that happened at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) was a momentary yet an impacting spectacle of ideas, technology, products and presentation from the entrepreneur's realm.
THE ROAD AHEAD
WSE in 2019, as the second edition of the show, will see region-wise WSE EXPOS to aid start-ups to come on board and participate in various activities of interest at the grass root level. The cities, in which these 4 WSE EXPO's will be held, have been chosen with regards to proximity of the location to emerging and established start-up hubs. Various schemes within each of these events such as pitch competitions, investor meet and funding assistance program, hackathons, awards etc have been introduced to assist Ideators in obtaining resources and guidance to achieve the breakthrough they will be looking for.
HIGH PROFILE KEYNOTES
YOU HAVE AN IDEA
Want to be an entrepreneur? Have an idea that you know it works? What’s the next plan? How do you set it up? Can you get funding? Can your business grow? See these are some of the questions to which you will find answers at the conference sessions and during those networking breaks.
YOU HAVE LAUNCHED
This is the part of your story, where you gain momentum, bring in the big clients and expand your office. Access to the resources is critical and every opportunity at developing your business circle and learning the latest trends from the fraternity is what you need to seize.
THE NEXT LEVEL
It's been a gas, been a flip Been a hell of a trip But it ain't the end of the world! Now that you have sizeable figures to flaunt all the work and sacrifice that's gone in setting up and running your dream, you begin to think what's next? You look at the giants and the legends and then you know what's the next to- do!
Meet some of the vibrant startups and entrepreneurs that participated in WSE’16 and witness the new rise of Indian Startup Ecosystem.
The key note that determines the success of an event to take off on a grand style is the panel of dignitaries. WSE can improve your guest experience as it is monitored, partnered, participated, sponsored and supported by some of the most iconic individuals from the corporate world.
of our Pitch
WSE’16 had composed a pitch competition which gave all participating exhibitors the opportunity to win the regional cup of Startup World Cup, and get a chance to compete against 16 regional winners from all over the world for a grand prize of $US 1M. The second pitch competition gave all winners a grand entry into the Level 4 competition of 100 Open Startups at Sao Paulo, Brazil in February 2017.
The pitch competition was followed by the award night followed by a gala dinner that celebrated the finest and the most disruptive startups in India.