Industrial connect workshop for startups

Posted on July 9th, 2019 @ 05:22am

Gujarat Startup Cell organized a one-day workshop and networking event to connect leading industrialists and aspiring startups with an aim to help startups in forging mutually beneficial partnerships through industry mentoring and other activities. This event was organized by Gujarat Startup Cell in collaboration with Rajkot Management Association (RMA) & KPMG and hosted by RK University, which is also a nodal center for startup and innovation scheme of Industries Commissionerate.

Shri Chetan Kothari, President of RMA has welcomed Joint Commissioner of Industries Shri R.D. Barhatt, other government officials representing Startup Cell – Gujarat as well as a leading industrialist of Rajkot who remained present in the meeting. Shri R.D. Barhatt has given brief about the ecosystem for startups and entrepreneurship in Gujarat State. Mr. Sanchit Saraf, Associate Director of KPMG has briefed about parameter for startup ranking framework and highlighted that Gujarat has secured 1st rank among all the states of India in startup ranking 2018.

Leaders from various industries, Shri Maneshbhai Madeka (Rolex Rings Pvt. Ltd.), Shri Siddharth Shah (EPP Composite Pvt. Ltd.), Shri Prashant Vora (Vora Finstock Pvt. Ltd.), Shri Ripple Patel (Fiotex Spinning), Shri Jayen Kotecha (Perfext Consultancy), Shri Denish Patel (RK University), Smt Urvashi Yadav (Vision Services), Shri Ajit Nathvani (MV Synergy Solutions), Shri Harish Sheth (Can Can Industries) and Mr. Jatin Kataria ( WE group) has also addressed the startups and budding entrepreneurs by sharing their experience about their journey as an entrepreneur.

More than 15 industries came forward and signed MOU with Gujarat Startup Cell and promised to extend all necessary support to the startups of Saurashtra and Gujarat. Government officials also appealed all startups present in the event to take the benefits of facilities available at the Nodal centers of Rajkot and Saurashtra.