Global Tech Advocates (GTA), the world’s first truly International Grassroots Tech Community, and Tech India Advocates, has announced ‘GTA Summit: Namaste New India’.
GTA Summit at Hubballi has been arranged at Deshpande Foundation on 9th November. The GTA delegation will interact with Entrepreneurs and Mentors to learn about Grassroots/ Rural Tech Innovation.
The second iteration of the GTA Summit will see a global delegation of senior tech leaders visit Key Centers of Technological Growth and Excellence in Bengaluru, Hubballi, and Mumbai.
The delegation of over 30 tech leaders, investors, and entrepreneurs from around the world will seek to learn about the growth that is taking place across the Indian ecosystem.
Following the success of the first Global Tech Advocates Festival in China in 2019, GTA Summit 2022 has been arranged in India. The proposed itinerary of the event is as follows.
Bengaluru (Monday, 7th November 2022):
- Morning – New India intro from Action for India CEO, Prerna Wadikar, with start-up founders: Manish Rai – Verdant Impact, Srinivas Bandlamori – Aspartika Biotech, and Rahul Bakare, Borecharger.
- Afternoon – Visit to the Indian Institute of Science in collaboration with Karnataka Digital Economy Mission.
- Evening – Guest reception at the British Deputy High Commission Residency Bengaluru.
Bengaluru (Tuesday, 8th November 2022):
- Daytime – GTA Festival Summit: Namaste New India (11 AM -3 PM).
Hubballi (Wednesday, 9th November 2022):
- Day trip to Deshpande Foundation in Hubballi. The event will be hosted by Dnyanada Deshpande, Chief Partnership Officer at the Deshpande Foundation, and Dr. Arvind Chinchure, Chief Executive Officer at Deshpande Startups.
- GTA delegation will interact with the Entrepreneurs & Mentors (in Hubballi’s tech ecosystem at Deshpande Start-ups) to learn about the Grassroots / Rural Tech Innovation.
Mumbai (Thursday, 10th November 2022):
- Roundtable hosted by Rajasthan Royals, led by Zameer Kochar (Chief Marketing Officer), followed by networking with the local tech leaders.
Mumbai (Friday, 10th November 2022):
- Morning – Guest speaker from the Mumbai tech ecosystem, at the Hilton Mumbai.
- Afternoon – Visiting Mumbai Municipal Corporation / Tech in action at Disaster Control Room.
- Afternoon/Evening – Tours and Cultural visits in Mumbai.
The ‘Namaste, New India!’ Summit is supported by Tech Nation, Penningtons Manches Cooper, London Stock Exchange Group, Globalization Partners, Deshpande Foundation, Rajasthan Royals, the British Deputy High Commission Bengaluru, the Karnataka Digital Economy Mission, and Future Energy Ventures.
The GTA Summit will connect Advocates with ‘New India’ to unearth hidden gems from its rapidly growing tech start-ups and grassroots innovation.
Prominent figures attending the event include Russ Shaw CBE, Founder of Global Tech Advocates, Anne Glover, CEO of Amadeus Capital, and Priya Guha, Venture Partner at Merian Ventures and former British diplomat.
Global Tech Advocates, founded by Russ Shaw is the voice of tech worldwide, championing tech ecosystems and the driving force to address the challenges faced by tech companies.
Global Tech Advocates, is the only international grassroots tech community with more than 20,000 tech leaders, experts, and investors connecting 27 of the world’s fastest-growing tech hubs and regions.
Global Tech Advocates Summit 2022 will be an opportunity for a global delegation of tech leaders to learn about the extraordinary growth and success taking place across the Indian tech ecosystem.