Startup Pavilion

Entrepreneurs create wealth by capturing market opportunities and converting them into business assets. They are the "engines" of economic development in a nation. Large companies were once small operations started by entrepreneurs. An entrepreneur led economy optimizes available resources to build enterprise and growth. Growth will come when we infuse professionalism and process-led systems into our enterprise.

Finance
2017

This will be a platform to speak to banks & FIs, whose role is to advise and help entrepreneurs to implement their projects. The banks will also support franchise networks to back their franchisees.

Technology
2017

This pavilion will be a platform for all the technology biggies to showcase their product & solutions exclusively designed for Indian SMEs.

Logistics
2017

Logistics is the key to smarter and quicker delivery of goods, playing a key role in the efficiency of SMEs. This is a great platform for logistics chains to showcase their solutions.

Business
2017

Businesses need all kind of solutions to grow their efficiency. If you are a business enabler, this is a great platform to exhibit.

Who Should Exhibit

  • Banks looking to fund single-unit & multi-unit franchisees
  • Financial institutions looking at institutional tie-ups with franchisors
  • Private equity/ venture funds looking at new business ideas or concepts across retail & consumer service sectors
  • Funding companies which provide financial support to dealership & franchise systems.
  • Marketing solution providers
  • HR solution providers
  • SME marketplaces
  • Legal & tax consultants
  • Trade bodies
  • Outsourcing solution providers
  • Printing & packaging firms
  • Online payment service providers
  • Supply chain solution providers
  • Courier and cargo companies
  • Logistics companies
  • 3rd party logistics
  • Technology solution providers
  • Email & website hosting solution providers


  • 41%women founders/ CXOs in VC funded start-ups
  • 65%of start-ups felt business conditions in FY 2016 better than FY 2015
  • More than$700 million to be raised by ~130 companies between February 2016 – February 2017
  • Above5,000 jobs to be created by Arial Black 130 start-ups between February 2016 –February 2017
  • 3 top appealing factors of Indian start-up ecosystem are cost of doing business, proximity to customers/ vendors and size of Domestic market
  • 5,000 start-ups started in 2015 alone
  • 490active investors in 2015 from 220 in 2014
  • 19,400technology enabled startups in India as of January 2016
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