बिहार सरकार (Government of Bihar) | Department Of Industries

Bihar Startup Conclave 2017

Event Details

Bihar Startup Conclave 2017 (A state level Annual Startup Event) was jointly organized by Department of Industries, Government of Bihar & VenturePark, the state supported incubation centre run by Bihar Industries Association. The event was organized on 11th October 2017 at Hotel Maurya, Patna. Over 400 Startups/budding entrepreneurs, Funded Startup Companies, Angel Investors, Investment groups, Academia etc. participated in the event. The Chief Guest of the event was Mr. Sushil Kumar Modi, Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister,Govt. of Bihar and Guest of Honour was Mr. Jai Kumar Singh, Minister, Department of Industries, Govt. of Bihar. Dr. S. Siddharth, IAS, Principal Secretary, Department of Industries was also present during the event.

The event talked about various points of the state start-up policy which has been crafted keeping in mind the youth of Bihar. Bihar is among the few states in India to have a start-up policy that was drafted and introduced in 2016. It was later repealed to incorporate changes based on suggestions and feedback, and was re-launched this year.

The event had a discussion on Disruptalks, Startup Journey, and session on state funding etc. among the others. VenturePark had organized Business Plan Competition 2017 in which startup entrepreneurs, students and innovators can apply. The prize amount for the winner was Rs 1 lakh and other three will get consolation prize of Rs 25,000 each. Winners of Business plan competition 2017 were also awarded in the event. A startup named “Material Haat” won Rs. 1 Lakh in the competition. 3 other consolation prizes were also given of Rs. 25,000 each to startups.

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Hotel Maurya, Patna

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