The Startup50 Conference and Awards was conceptualized with a very specific goal in mind: to recognize and reward entrepreneurs who've scaled up their ventures brilliantly.
The Conference track will revolve around understanding the art and science of building long-term businesses in various sectors - including technology, healthcare, financial services, consumer, retail etc. - through discussions with venture capital investors and entrepreneurs.
The summit will culminate with an awards ceremony to recognize 50 of India's most promising startups.
Calling startups founded after April 2009 to nominate themselves to The Smart CEO Startup50 Awards. It is a wonderful opportunity to showcase the various milestones your venture has crossed to India's leading entrepreneurs, business leaders, VC and PE investors, and professional CEOs. The process and methodology of identifying India's top 50 startups will be fair and transparent, and we'll share the details in this page shortly.
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