Wednesday, 6 July 2016
Second edition of The Economic Times Startup Awards begins today.
Beginning today, we launch the second edition of The Economic Times Startup Awards, the finest accolade recognising the best of Indian entrepreneurship. The awards ceremony will take place on September 3 in Bengaluru and the meeting of the jury to select the winners will happen on August 6,also in Bengaluru. The awards are in eight categories, including one that recognises the Startup of the Year 2016. If there is one thing that typifies the optimism that a brighter future lies ahead of India, it is the startup sector. In every part of the economy, men and women of all stripes are trying to turn ideas into reality and in the process creating a new India.The Internet and the mobile phone are making it possible to organise hitherto fractured markets and young people with college degrees are coming up with cuttingedge technology that promises to transform how we live our lives. In recent months, funding has not been as plentiful as before, but that is a natural part of doing business.
Indian entrepreneurs are learning their lessons, and emerging stronger. Innovation, ingenuity and an indomitable spirit will change India and the world, of that there is no doubt.