BizNewsConnect to promote Surat Startup Summit

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BizNewsConnect’s editor and media veteran  B N Kumar will add value to the summit’s media coverage, Rachit Poddar, Co-founder of IVY Growth Associates, said.

Surat (Gujarat) [India], June 1: Mumbai-based news startup  BizNewsConnect has been chosen as a media partner for a three-day start-up summit ”21 by 72” being organised by Angel network IVY Growth Associates, from June 17, 2023, at Surat, Gujarat.

IVY Growth Associates mentors, incubates and accelerates early-stage startups. The event will feature more than 200 start-ups from around the world who are committed to expanding the start-up ecosystem. 

The team of Ivy Growth Associates aims to transform Surat into a global start-up hub. The summit is made in a format with a series of activities planned for the startups, right from pitching events to exhibitions, round-table discussions, and 1-on-1 networking.

“Looking at BizNewsConnect’s qualitative coverage of business and developments, particularly their support to startups, we have chosen the platform as our media partner for the Surat summit,” said Rachit Poddar, Co-founder of IVY Growth Associates. “WE are sure BizNewsConnect’s editor and media veteran B N Kumar will add value to the summit’s media coverage,” he added. Founded by Rachit Poddar, Mehul Shah, Prateek Tosniwal and Sharad Todi, IVY Growth is led by individuals having a combined experience of 30+ years in various fields and have collectively invested in 100+ startups. IVY Growth comes with a rich experience of leading funding for early-stage startups and mentoring them to succeed. Some of their marquee startups include the likes of Blu Smart, Zypp Electric, Emotorad, Revamp Moto and Refrens! 

Kumar, an independent journalist, said he was sure that the Surat summit would greatly contribute to the Startup India movement and facilitate many budding entrepreneurs to bloom into successful businesses. IVY’s focus on Tier-ll cities is noteworthy and BizNewsConnect looks forward to featuring startup success stories, Kumar added.

This is the second major event that BizNewsConnect is associated with. Earlier, the platform was chosen as a media partner for the 8th Connected Banking Summit – South Africa, organised by the International Centre for Strategic Alliances (ICSA) in Johannesburg on May 24. Apart from BizNewsConnect, the Connect Series runs The City News Connect, The Image Connect, the environment-focused NatConnect Foundation along with the youtube channel The Connect TV.

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By Muskan Singh