UK Trade and Investment (UKTI), Bangalore, was a sponsor for this conference, organised by GSF in Bangalore 21 -22 August 2013. Christopher Hopkins, Head, Venture Capital Unit at UKTI, London, was a keynote speaker at the conference. He spoke about London’s future as a start-up hub.
Among the several speakers, RedBus co-founder Phanindra Sama and former Disney India MD (Digital) Vishal Gondal talked about their respective entrepreneurial journeys and the current venture ecosystem in the country.
This was a path-breaking innovative start-up conference attended by 300 national and international delegates. This list included top-notch venture capitalists, angel investors, corporate leaders, top-tier academic institutions, high-level thought leaders, founders of start-ups and venture-backed companies and social entrepreneurs from India and abroad. The conference created an environment for discussions and showcased the best Indian start-ups to the global investor community.
UK Trade & Investment is the Government Department that helps UK-based companies succeed in the global economy and also help
overseas companies bring their high-quality investment to the UK’s dynamic economy.