Startup20 Shaping a Global Startup Revolution

Discover how Brazil's continued commitment to the Startup20 Engagement Group amplifies its global significance, paving the way for a transformative future in the global startup ecosystem. Dive into the highlights of the Startup20 Shikhar Summit.

Swati Dayal
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Dr Chintan Vaishnav

Brazil's decision to continue its participation in the Startup20 Engagement Group in 2024. This decision further strengthens the global significance of the initiative and demonstrates Brazil's dedication to fostering innovation and supporting the global startup ecosystem, highlighted Dr Chintan Vaishnav, Chair of Startup20.


He said this while addressing the Startup20 Shikhar Summit organized by the Startup20 Engagement Group under the India G20 Presidency, commenced today in Gurugram. This two-day event represents a significant achievement, celebrating the successful completion of Startup20's inaugural year and the release of the final Policy Communiqué. It marks the first major milestone of the Startup20 Engagement Group.

The inauguration ceremony of the summit witnessed the presence of esteemed dignitaries, including Som Parkash, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry; Amitabh Kant, India's G20 Sherpa; and Dr Chintan Vaishnav, Chair of Startup20.

India's Commitment to Fostering a Thriving Startup Ecosystem Emphasized


Som Parkash emphasized Shikhar Summit’s role in nurturing a thriving startup ecosystem. He emphasized, "The Startup20 Gurugram Summit signifies India's commitment to fostering an enabling environment for startups and reinforcing its position as a global leader in innovation and entrepreneurship."

Startup20 Engagement Group: A Milestone in the Global Startup Ecosystem

Amitabh Kant, India's G20 Sherpa, highlighted the significance of the Startup20 Engagement Group, stating, "The Startup20 Engagement Group marks a milestone in the journey of the global startup ecosystem. The collective wisdom and tireless efforts of the Group have culminated in the final Policy Communiqué, which lays the groundwork for a transformative and advanced future for our citizens with all our inclusive startup ecosystems across the countries working together."


Dr. Chintan Vaishnav, Chair of Startup20, shared his enthusiasm for the impact of the summit, stating, 

"The Startup20 Shikhar Summit marks the start of a new era for the startup ecosystem. With the participation of over 600 delegates from 22 countries gathered in Gurugram, we are celebrating the successful first major milestone of the Startup20 journey and months of collaboration, consultation, and unwavering determination."

Brazil's Decision Strengthens Global Significance of Startup20 Engagement Group


Dr. Vaishnav further highlighted Brazil's decision to continue its participation in the Startup20 Engagement Group in 2024, emphasizing its global significance. He noted that the continued commitment of Brazil and all other countries exemplifies their dedication to fostering innovation and supporting the global startup ecosystem.

Startup20 Gurugram Summit: A Platform for Engaging Discussions and Networking

The Startup20 Gurugram Summit features a diverse and engaging program, encompassing dynamic discussions, enlightening presentations, and valuable networking opportunities. Delegates have the privilege of connecting with industry experts, policymakers, and thought leaders, fostering strategic alliances and shaping the trajectory of startups on a global scale.


An integral part of the summit is the Startup Conclave, where startups showcase their innovative products and services, engage in investor pitches, mentoring sessions, and network with industry professionals. The event also incorporates art and cultural elements, creating an enriching experience for all participants.

Unleashing the Potential of Startups for Economic Growth and Sustainable Development

The summit underlines the tremendous potential of startups in driving economic prosperity and societal impact. By fostering an environment that nurtures innovation and entrepreneurship, the Startup20 Gurugram Summit aims to unleash the full potential of startups, propelling economic growth, job creation, and sustainable development.

As the Startup20 Shikhar Summit continues to unfold, it serves as a testament to the collective commitment of nations to bolster the global startup ecosystem. With Brazil's decision to continue its engagement in the Startup20 Engagement Group, the initiative gains further traction and reinforces its global significance. The Startup20 journey is poised to create a transformative future for startups worldwide, fostering innovation, collaboration, and sustainable growth.