Startup Events in India for 2023 

India boasts of having the third largest startup ecosystem in the world, with more than 75,000 recognized startup companies across 656 districts of the country. As India's startup dream is not limited to cities, a large number of startup and entrepreneurship events are conducted every year. These events help Indian entrepreneurs showcase their offerings to the world. Having said that, here are some of the top upcoming start-up events in India 2023

1: Intelligent Data Communication Technologies and Internet of Things (International Conference)

Date – January 5 to January 7, 2023

Venue – REVA University, Bengaluru, India

Time – 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM (to be confirmed)

Entry Fees – Free for students; INR 5500 for IEEE members and INR 7250 INR for non-IEEE members

Participation – Up to 100 delegates 

This international event organized by REVA University, Bengaluru, is a forum for participants to share knowledge and results in the fields of data communication and IoT. Top experts in the field highlight innovative ideas and recent updates to help upcoming researchers. 

2: Distributed Computing and Internet Technology (International Conference) 

Date – January 18 to 22, 2023

Venue – KIIT University Bhubaneswar, India

Time – 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Entry Fees – NA

Participation – 500 to 1,000 delegates expected 

The main objective of this event is to bring together industry experts and innovative academics in the distributed computing and Internet technology field. Furthermore, it aims to promote research and development in the field. Yet another goal of the event is to promote the interchange of scientific information between researchers, engineers, students, developers, and practitioners. 

3: Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things (International Conference) 

Date – February 10 to 11, 2023

Venue – RVS College of Engineering and Technology, Jamshedpur, India

Time – 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Entry Fees – NA

Participation – Up to 100 delegates 

This is one of the biggest startup events in India and is organized with the aim of bringing together developers, researchers, and practitioners from industry and academia working in the field of advanced computing. Delegates can present previously unpublished, original, and high-quality research studies that address challenges and developments in advanced computing. Furthermore, the event hosts keynote lectures, workshops, tutorials, and oral presentations on various aspects of computer science and allied topics. Researchers who are invited to speak can highlight the latest developments in the fields of AI and the IoT. 

4: Biennial Conference on Entrepreneurship 

Date – February 22 to 24, 2023

Venue – Gandhi Nagar, Ahmedabad, India

Time – 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Entry Fees – NA

Participation – 500 to 1000 delegates expected 

The biennial conference that focuses on entrepreneurship development will be attended by practitioners, educators, and researchers. It includes an interactive session that emphasizes entrepreneurship training and education and the setting up of institutions for training purposes. Speakers will also talk about new opportunities that are available for prospective entrepreneurs. 

5: Akriti’ 23 – Start-up Conclave 

Date – February 24 to 26, 2023

Venue – IIT and Hyatt, Mumbai, India

Time – February 24, 12:00 PM to February 26, 8:00 PM

Entry Fees – INR 3,000 per head

Participation – 2000+ footfall expected 

Akriti’ 23 is one of the top start-up events in India 2023, even in Asia, and is expected to be the first metaverse and NFT-powered start-up conclave in India. People from all over the world would be attending the conclave in a blended environment. ​It is also an annual global event focusing on the development of an entrepreneurial ecosystem with participants such as entrepreneurs, mentors, and investors. It is completely sector, age, gender, caste, colour, nationality, and location agnostic.​​ 

6: Ad-tech New Delhi 

Date – March 15 to 16, 2023

Venue – The Leela Ambience, Gurugram, India

Time – 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Entry Fees – NA

Participation – 6000 visitors and 80 exhibitors expected    

Ad-tech is an international event for digital marketers, agencies, publishers, brands, and service providers. It is all about the trends in the digital ecosystem. In this unparalleled marketplace, media, technology, and marketing communities come together to share insights, trends, and disruptive technologies that are shaping the digital environment. 

7: Venture Capital World Summit Mumbai 2023 

Date – March 20, 2023

Venue – Spaces Kanakia Wallstreet, Mumbai

Time – 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Entry Fees – Starting from INR 32,319 (for delegates)

Participation – NA 

This event is for start-ups and other companies that want to scale up, presenting investors, innovators, and entrepreneurs. As one of the top start-up funding events in India, it helps businesses obtain not only more capital but also expertise to grow internationally. The goal of the event is to help entrepreneurs to garner investment and get exposed to international opportunities through our trusted network. 

 8: IoT India Expo 

Date – March 27 to 29, 2023

Venue – Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India

Time – 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Entry Fees – Free for industry professionals; exhibit booth cost starts from EUR 278

Participation – 3000 visitors and 150 exhibitors expected  

IoT India Expo’s goal is to explore the impact of the IoT on industries like supply chain, manufacturing, transport, insurance, logistics, energy, government, and automotive. This is because of a jump in demand for emerging technologies and services in India in the years to follow due to the government’s recent initiatives to foster infrastructure development. 

9: Recent Trends in ML, IoT, Smart Cities and Applications(International Conference) 

Date – March 28 to 29, 2023

Venue – CMR Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India

Time – 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Entry Fees – NA

Participation – 500 to 1000 delegates expected 

This international conference which explores recent trends in ML, IoT, smart cities, and applications is a forum for scientists, researchers, and civic bodies to discuss experimental/theoretical results, work-in-progress, novel designs, experiences, and trend-setting ideas. The conference also covers the topics such as ML in control applications, neural networks-based control systems, soft computing, pattern recognition, reinforcement learning, decision support systems, multi-strategy learning, planning and learning, cooperative learning, etc. 

10: International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud, and Internet Computing 

Date – May 1 to 4, 2023

Venue – EliteSouls Consulting Services LLP, Bengaluru, India

Time – 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Entry Fees – NA

Participation – 100 visitors and 500 delegates expected 

The 23rd Symposium is one of the leading forums to discuss and disseminate research activities and results in distributed systems, ranging from high-performance computing and computing clusters to emerging Internet computing paradigms and widely distributed clouds. As one of the best entrepreneurship events in India 2023, it features keynotes, technical presentations, workshops, posters, a student symposium, the SCALE Challenge, industry interactions, etc. 

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