Over 150 startups from various sectors participated in the ‘DV8-G20-Digital Innovation Alliance (DIA)’ and discussed ways to promote new age businesses in the country.
DV8 Infinite Possibilities-G20 is a wonderful conclave to bring everyone on a single platform and to discuss the growth of the market. The decentralisation of the entire financial infrastructure led to the formation of the assets that are now turning into unicorns
The event was organised by venture capital firm Dholakia Ventures along with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeiTY).
In the statement, Dholakia Ventures said the event held on Saturday saw participation of 150 startups from various sectors like IT, agritech, fintech, among others.
The participants discussed ways to promote growth of startups in the country.
Dravya Dholakia, Founder, Dholakia Ventures, said, “DV8- Infinite Possibilities -G20 summit draws on insights from business and policy leaders, outlines some of the significant potential and challenges facing the digital sector from the perspectives of sustainable business, investment outlook, and lessons from unicorns during the epidemic. Healthcare, Green and Renewable Energy, Education Technology, Financial Inclusivity, and Supply Chain concerns have been elevated in importance as a result of the development of the digital economy as a G20 theme.”
Harsh Sanghvi, Home Minister of Gujarat, said, “Global attention is now focusing on digital solutions and systems that enable the efficient supply of crucial societal activities and services as nations work to achieve the SDGs. This is a great initiative by Dholakia Ventures. It will help young budding startups to grow in the lexicon of entrepreneurship.”
Darshanaben Jardosh, Minister of State for Railways & Textiles, Government of India, “I thank and congratulate Dravya Dholakia and Dholakia Ventures for DV8- Infinite Possibilities – G20 for Startups – Digital Innovation Alliance ” Summit. Startups in India have made some outstanding progress. There were only a few hundred firms when we first launched the Startup India movement.
Balwant Singh Rajput, Ministry of Industries, Khadi and Village Industries, Civil Aviation and Labor – Employment in the Government of Gujarat, “The experiential learning from the real-life stories of the eminent panelists shall provide the much-needed impetus to these young entrepreneurs. It is a great platform for budding entrepreneurs to meet angel investors and market experts. The government of India is dedicated to supporting the entrepreneurial ecosystem.”