According to Business Headers research, Jaipur is among the top ten startups hubs in India
To honor entrepreneurs’ spirit that is prevalent in Rajasthan The government of Rajasthan will be hosting Rajasthan DigiFest 2022 during the the 19th and 20th of August, in Jaipur
The conference will include an outstanding speaker list that includes the likes of Dr. Velumani Arokiaswamy from Thyrocare; Alakh Pandey of PhysicsWallah; Akhil Gupta of NoBroker.com; Shivani D Malik of Da Milano among many others
The rise of startups in India is no anymore restricted to large metropolitan areas or the urban population. It is instead being led by towns and cities that emerge out of the shadows of the major startups like Bengaluru as well as Delhi.
According to data from the government, nearly 50% of all startups that are registered originate from Tier 2 and 3 cities.
The phenomenal increase in startups in non-metros shows that the use of technology in areas outside of major cities is increasing. When it comes to the funding of startups investors are also optimistic about startups from these regions.
Take this into consideration: According to Inc42 statistics, Jaipur is among the top ten hubs for startupsin India according to deal and funding. Additionally, it was ranked as the top tier 2 hub for funding for consumers in the second quarter of 2022which resulted in a total of $30.1 million in capital.
In the end Rajasthan is a state that Rajasthan has become an incubator for startups recently. Business Headers latest report on the Indian startup ecosystem found the 315 startups have raised nearly $1.1 Billion in funding over the past few years.
The Rajasthan government Rajasthan has been active in promoting startups throughout the state, through various accelerator and incubator programs meetings, events, and events. To honor the spirit of entrepreneurship in the state government is organizing this event, Rajasthan DigiFest 2022. It will be held on the 19th and 20th of August in the Birla Auditorium in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
The two-day conference will bring together students, entrepreneurs as well as technophiles, stakeholders and others in the startup community in one location to talk, exchange ideas and collaborate with government officials and the public at large.
It will also be attended by the Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot, who will also assist with the opening of State-owned iStart Nest incubators (under the iStart Rajasthan initiative) in Kota, Churu and Bikaner to encourage innovation and help startups.
For those who aren’t, iStart Rajasthan is the Rajasthan government’s flagship initiative to encourage the creation of jobs, encourage innovation and encourage investments within the state. It’s a vast platform that aims to connect startups with over 100 investors and provide them with access to incubators, resources and accelerators. Since its creation in the year 2017, iStart Rajasthan has been successful in creating more than 20K jobs as well as facilitating investments in the amount of INR more than 198 million across the entire state.
Who Are the Speakers at the Event?
The two-day event will bring together corporates, investors as well as incubators, academia and other institutions to assist startup enthusiasts students, entrepreneurs and students connect with each other, and discuss and discover opportunities in the world of startups.
The event will have an outstanding lineup of speakers. This includes such motivational speakers as Director of division for ISKCON Shri Gauranga Das Dr. Velumani Arokiaswamy who is the co-founder and MD of Thyrocare; Alakh Pandey, co-founder and CEO of Edutech the unicorn PhysicsWallah; Akhil Gupta, cofounder and CTO of NoBroker.com; Shivani D Malik the marketing director of Da Milano among many others.
What to Expect at Rajasthan DigiFest 2022
Startup Expo: According to their web site Rajasthan DigiFest in 2022 would present the largest exhibit of services and products offered created by startups in Rajasthan. Rajasthan. The event will provide the chance to more than 100 iStart acknowledged startups to display their offerings and present their ideas to officials from the government. Startups will also be presenting the products they sell to a broad crowd, such as Self help groups (self helping groups) and entrepreneurs in rural regions.
Interactive SessionsIndustry experts, leaders and veterans of the startup community will present on a wide range of interesting and relevant topics and trends. The event will comprise various power talks, conferences as well as fireside chats, panel discussions , and information sessions featuring speakers from across India.
The speakers will explore the startup world by exploring topics like creating products for the metaverse, discovering the next tech unicorn for sports, and women’s empowerment and diversity within the startup community. The speakers will also guide participants through how they can create and scale their company and prepare for interviews, among many other topics.
IStart School Student Fest: To support young minds to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams and to create the leaders of tomorrow The event will be an exclusive startup festival where more than 3000 students from 50+ schools in different districts in Rajasthan will have an chance to take part in competitions, business-related quizzes and pitches.
Other HighlightsThe government will provide exclusive the stories about entrepreneurial spirit in order to showcase the entrepreneurial culture in Rajasthan. The two-day festival will include a drone expo tech film festivals, shows in corporate training, as well as fitness sessions for the participants.