IVY Growth Associates, startup accelerator and investor, in partnership with Sapio Analytics has announced ’21 by 72′ Startup Summit and Expo – gathering over 200+ startups, founders, and investors for three days of networking, learning, and funding. The expo and summit is going to be held on 17th, 18th and 19th June 2022 at Avadh Utopia in Surat. ’21 by 72′ event is expected to attract 5000+ startup enthusiasts from across the country and globe.
This event is expected to be India’s meeting point for startups, investors, and the startup community as a whole. It will primarily focus on developing the Start-Up EcoSystem where the National & International Investors interact with VCs, Angel Networks, Entrepreneurs from all over the world. This summit will establish Surat’s, India’s ninth largest city, image as the renowned business and startup hub for the world.
The summit intends to draw attention towards the potential startups of India by organizing right from pitching events, exhibitions, round-table discussions, and 1-o-1 networking. ’21 by 72′ Startup Summit and Expo has already garnered the interests of speakers and participants like Mahavir Pratap Sharma, Deepanshu Manchanda of ZappFresh, Anuj Parekh of HealthySure, Sheetal Soni of MI Capital and Jatin Kataria of We Group who are serial entrepreneurs, investors and mentors!
The event is going to be a huge opportunity for emerging startups to share what they can offer to India’s fastest growing startup ecosystem. After the pitching, relevant startups will have the chance to approach the VCs and investors and get the conversation rolling into fundraising. The startup summit and expo is aligned with IVY Growth Associates’ aim to nurture and accelerate 500+ startups worldwide by 2030. To achieve this target, IVY Growth has collaborated with Atal Innovation Centers and Incubation centers across India, to scout and make 50 startups market-ready annually.
Founded by Sharad Todi, Shubhangi Toshniwal, Anuj Toshniwal, and Rachit Poddar, IVY Growth Associates is led by individuals having a combined experience of 30+ years in various fields and have collectively invested in 100+ startups. IVY Growth comes with a rich experience of leading funding for early stage startups and mentoring them to succeed. Some of their marquee startups include the likes of BluSmart Mobility, Valuationary, Charge Zone, Revamp Moto, Refrens!
Talking about the startup summit, Sharad Todi, Founder Member of IVY Growth, said,
“Since the inception of IVY Growth Associates, our team has been working with a vision to create an impact in the Global Startup Ecosystem and have invested and mentored 40+ startups. We have organized events in cities like Delhi, Guwahati, Dubai & London to create an awareness about Startups as an asset class and growth trajectory of the Indian ecosystem. With our first ever summit in Surat ’21 by 72′, we aim to create a recognition for the diamond city in the startup ecosystem by bridging the gap between startups and investors. We aim to attract Investors and Startups from Pan India and globally to collaborate and create value for all the stakeholders involved.”
The delightful city of Surat is emerging as one of the top business destinations in the country. The smart city of Surat has been announced as a Special Economic Zone, with a clear goal to increase foreign investments in India.
Talking about choosing Surat for the summit, Shubhangi Toshniwal, Founder Member of IVY Growth Associates, said,
“Adjudged as the “Best Smart City in India” for consecutively two years, Surat has grown to become one of the largest hubs for various businesses of western India. Surat will be the world’s fastest growing city from 2019 to 2035. With India’s second largest Diamond Bourse coming up in Surat, the city is sure to shine brightest among any other Indian destination.”