On 25th January 2018 Grand Finale of Startup India Yatra UP Edition has finally comes to closure and it was a great event for the entrepreneurs to learn and to succeed. The Grand Finale of Startup Yatra was held at AKTU New Campus Lucknow.
On 8th November 2017 Sartup India Yatra UP Edition was started and it travels to 7 cities of uttar pradesh. Startup Yatra saw participation of more than 1,500 students from seven cities of UP. Startup Yatra was organized by Startup India, Invest india in collaboration with NxG Ventures.
Some of the selected startups like ‘Hajaam’, a portal to help you select the best salon in your locality then ‘Unlock and Flush’, an automatic flushing system and Modi , an electric bike with maximum speed of 90 km/hour and a reverse gear. All such innovative ideas has presented by the prospective entrepreneurs on Thursday in the Grand Finale at AKTU Campus.
AKTU Dean (UG) Prof. Vineet Kansal said “The aim of this yatra is to nurture the entrepreneurial energy of students from all backgrounds,”
Mr. Sunil Gangwar From NxG Ventures said that “You need to be at the right place at the right time. And most importantly, know the right people. Leveraging and building connections is something that doesn’t happen overnight. It takes constant effort, you need to be on the lookout for opportunities and make sure you don’t end up missing something you’ll regret later.
Total 48 business ideas have been selected for incubation under Startup India Yatra. NxG Ventures Selected 19 Startups. NxG Ventures would provide mentoring support to the selected 19 startups.
Akhilesh Kumar, Special Secretary, IT and Electronics, was present in the program as the chief guest.
It is very encouraging to see the Government of India nurturing entrepreneurship culture by bringing out and supporting innovations from tier- 2, 3 cities across India.