FUTURE.NOW will enable entrepreneurs connect with industry experts to understand opportunities in these countries, showcase their ideas and explore collaborations. ‘Entrepreneurship Santhe’ will showcase & celebrate the startup & Entrepreneurship spirit of Bengaluru. Rural Artisans and technology Entrepreneurs will get an opportunity to showcase their ideas, products and services, while visitors will be able to meet, greet and interact with Youth Icons, Cine Celebrities, College Students & Music Bands.
The 7-day event scheduled to be held from November 26 to December 2, 2018 at different locations in the city will culminate in the ‘Entrepreneurship Santhe’. a one-day, gala Entrepreneurship Street Carnival at MG Road Boulevard hosted jointly the Government of Karnataka and various trade bodies. ‘Entrepreneurship Santhe’ will feature Start-up’s with over 100 interactive exhibits and an expected footfall of 5000+ visitors for the day long festival.
KJ George, Minister for Large & Medium Scale Industries, IT and BT, Science and Technology, Government of Karnataka, along with Foreign dignitaries including Honourable Kate Jones MP, Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development, Govt of Queensland, Australia; Mr. Sebastien Hug, swissnex India CEO and Consul General ; Mr. François Gautier, Consul General of France in Bangalore ;Mr. Jean-François Ambrosio, French Trade and Investment Commissioner for South India, Business France and Mr. Muthu Kumar, Chairman - CII Karnataka along with incubators, investors and Startups across industries will be attending this first of a kind summit in Bangalore.
Laeeq Ali , Chair CII Young Indians Bengaluru Chapter said “The weeklong engagement looks at the ‘World at Bengaluru’. Each day would feature a thematic interaction hosted along the interests of a geography of the world. These would range from entrepreneur keynotes, curated dialogues, panel discussion and elevator pitches enabling entrepreneurs to redefine and recalibrate themselves to be future proof and relevant globally”.