Empowering Startups Worldwide: Why Startup20 Shikhar Summit Matters?

The Startup20 Shikhar Summit is being hosted in Gurugram. Under India's G20 Presidency, this event unveils the final Policy Communiqué, aiming to define startups for talent and investment attraction. Don't miss the insights in this article.

Swati Dayal
28 Jun 2023
Startup 20

The Startup20 Engagement Group, operating under the India G20 Presidency, is organizing the "Startup20 Shikhar" summit in Gurugram on July 3rd and 4th, 2023. During the event, the final Policy Communiqué will be officially released. Through the Policy Communique, the country wanted a common framework to define startups to attract talent and investments.

This highly anticipated event serves as a pivotal moment for Startup20, symbolizing the pinnacle of achievements in shaping the future of the global startup ecosystem.

The meeting is reportedly expected to be attended by more than 700 startups from across multiple G20 countries.

Shikhar: Reaching New Heights

Appropriately named "Shikhar," which means "mountain peak" in Sanskrit, the summit signifies the extraordinary accomplishments and aspirations of the global startup community. During the event, official release of the final Policy Communiqué will be done. The Policy Communique is a comprehensive document that represents the collective wisdom and relentless efforts of the Startup20 Engagement Group. 

Comprising distinguished delegates from G20 nations and invitee countries, this communiqué will lay the foundation for a transformative and inclusive startup ecosystem, fostering economic growth, innovation, and cross-border collaboration.

An Engaging and Insightful Program

During the Startup20 Shikhar summit attendees can look forward to dynamic discussions, enlightening presentations, and invaluable networking opportunities. Delegates can also engage with industry experts, policymakers, and thought leaders, forging strategic alliances and shaping the trajectory of startups on a global scale.

Startup Conclave: Showcasing Innovations

In addition to discussions on building a global startup ecosystem, the summit will host a prominent Startup Conclave. This conclave offers startups a platform to showcase their innovative products and services to a wide audience. Moreover, startups will have the opportunity to participate in investor pitches, mentoring sessions, and various networking opportunities. The event will encompass the unique blend of art and culture that has become a hallmark of Startup20 gatherings.

Unleashing the Potential of Startups

The Startup20 Shikhar Summit underscores the immense potential of startups in driving economic prosperity and societal impact. By fostering an environment that nurtures innovation and entrepreneurship, the summit aims to unlock the full potential of startups, propelling economic growth, job creation, and sustainable development. The summit aligns with India's commitment to creating an enabling environment for startups and reaffirms its position as a global leader in innovation and entrepreneurship.

Dr. Chintan Vaishnav, Chair of Startup20, expressed his excitement about the summit, stating, "I consider this final leg of the Startup20 journey as a new beginning. We extend a warm invitation to delegates to join us in Gurugram and collectively celebrate the culmination of months of collaboration, consultation, and unwavering determination. We have achieved consensus on a powerful communiqué that harnesses the potential of startups, paving the way for their vibrant and sustainable future."

A Milestone in the Journey

The Startup20 Shikhar Summit stands as a significant milestone in the ongoing journey towards unlocking the potential of startups to drive economic growth, job creation, and societal progress. 

As the Startup20 Engagement Group operates under the India G20 Presidency, its aim is to shape the future of the global startup ecosystem. Comprised of delegates from G20 nations and invitee countries, Startup20 strives to foster innovation, collaboration, and inclusive growth, thereby unleashing the full potential of startups for economic prosperity and societal impact.

The Startup20 Shikhar Summit in Gurugram promises to be a remarkable event that brings together key stakeholders in the startup ecosystem, paving the way for a vibrant and sustainable future. With its focus on innovation, collaboration, and inclusive growth, this summit aims to create a lasting impact on the global startup landscape.