Invest Bhubaneswar makes its presence in TiEcon 2012

The International Annual meet of the Indus Entrepreneurs was one the most prestigious events of May, 2012, held in the significant city of Santa Clara, in the heart of Silicon Valley. In this TiEcon 2012 held in the Santa Clara Convention Centre, was the largest event of entrepreneurs and attended by over 4000 delegates consisting of serial entrepreneurs, investors, Industry analysts and start-ups across the world. In this business juncture 2 teams participated from Invest Bhubaneswar, viz; AuroIN and Luminous Infoways. The delegates in the events were very excited and pleased to see the efforts of Invest Bhubaneswar Companies involved in promoting Bhubaneswar as the best investment destination. AuroIN, the largest SEO Company of India, with an objective of setting up an office in the Silicon Valley, showcased its profile. Luminous Infoways promoted its recently launched Product Smart Office and explored opportunities for collaborations and distribution channels. Spearheading the promotions was Purna Mohanty Convenor, Invest Bhubaneswar.

Excellent sessions were presented on the latest technologies of Cloud, Mobile IT, Energy, and Health & life Sciences. These companies were allotted sessions in Mentor Connect, where Luminaries mentored on requirements of Funding, expanding distribution channels and rendered help in connecting with potential leads. They also participated in the exclusive women Forum Panel and got opportunities to network with the best of Silicon Valley businesses.

These energetic entrepreneurs rubbed shoulders with Sam Pitroda, who delivered the key note speech on Igniting Innovation in India. He also gave a clear overview of the scenario to a packed audience of choicest entrepreneurs of Indian origin and suggested them to help out innovative companies from India. Key luminaries included Vish Mishra, Dr Deepak Chopra, Venktesh Shukla, Jay Kamath, Kiran Malhotra, Dr Vishal Sikka and Aaron Levie of Box.

On the outset of TiEcon, they were invited to an exclusive gathering hosted by Dr Abhaya Pati, well known Odia entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, where several TiE members of Odisha region discussed the progress of the upcoming event of Invest Bhubaneswar scheduled in Nov 2012.

Immediately after TiEcon, the Invest Bhubaneswar team had productive interactions with the STPI delegation from India - Mr P. K. Das, Director STPI, Bhubaneswar and Guwahati, Mr. Ram Prasad, Director, STPI, NOIDA and Mr. Sanjay Kumar, Joint Director, STPI, NOIDA on various STPI schemes, and brainstormed on experiences out of TiEcon 2012.