As a part of his US visit later this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to address the India-US Startup Konnect and share his vision on ‘Start up India, Stand up India’.

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IT industry body Nasscom, TiE Silicon Valley, and IIM Ahmedabad’s CIIE India will host the first India-US Startup Konnect in the Silicon Valley on September 27 to showcase the strengths of India’s startup ecosystem.The day-long event will highlight multiple dimensions of Indian innovation capabilities, represented by more than 30 startups across sectors like agriculture, healthcare, energy, financial inclusion, and biotechnology, as well as leading technology business incubators in the country.

The startups will exhibit products, prototypes and achievements to their investors and other potential Valley partners.At the event, Nasscom will sign an agreement with TiE Silicon Valley to facilitate a startup exchange and collaboration programme.

Nasscom also aims to further accelerate the strong interface that exists between India and US start-up ecosystem.

CIIE CEO Kunal Upadhyay said.

These startups are representative of the changing India where apart from just creating solutions for the upper middle-class urban consumer of India, the innovators are leveraging technology and their experiences to create massive impact by solving some tougher problems.

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