Startup India: MIT India Conference Set for April 3

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CAMBRIDGE, MA—The MIT India Conference 2016, whose theme this year is Startup India, is scheduled for April 3 at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA.

“We will focus on new firms that are driving the startup revolution as well as established organizations that are embracing innovation and propelling the country forward,” MIT India Conference organizers said the event’s website.

The conference aims to highlight the key social, business, and political challenges, practices, and innovations that are shaping India today and tomorrow.

“Through discussion and dialogue, we endeavor to create a platform that connects East and West, with the aim of educating and preparing the next generation of world leaders,” organizers said on the website.


WHEN: April 3, 2016.

8AM – 6PM.

WHERE: MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA.


Here is a list of several inspiring speakers lined up for 2016 (photos courtesy: MIT India Conference 2016):

Arvind Subramanian

Current Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India and Indian economist

Bazmi Husain

CTO of ABB Group, ABB India Limited

Gururaj Deshpande

Co-Founder and Chairman Sycamore Networks. Chairman of A123Systems, Tejas Networks, HiveFire, Sandstone Capital, and Sparta Group. Board member of Airvana

Ashish Hemrajani

Founder-CEO of, India’s Largest online movie and events ticketing brand

Sorin Grama

Co-Founder, Director, and CTO, Promethean Power Systems Inc. USA

Nishant Rao

COO Freshdesk

Vivek Prabhakar

Co-Founder and CEO of Chumbak

Shubhra Chadda

Co-Founder of Chumbak

Akash Bhatia

Co-Founder and CEO, Infinite Analytics. MIT Sloan Alumni

Venkat Maroju

CEO at SourceTrace Systems

Anjana Reddy

Managing Director, Universal Sportsbiz Pvt. Ltd. (USPL)

Zenobia Moochhala

Co-Founder, VP, and GM,


  1. I am retired Physician from Major Academic Center & would like to attend some lectures out of intellectual curiosity if it is possible. If so you can sent detail information.

    Kishor Mehta M.D.


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