Join us for a Friday evening to mingle and network with Startups and Startup Professionals from both India and China and see how these two large and innovative economies are developing. We are happy to announce that we have a delegation of officials and companies from India coming, as well as a batch of 15 startups from India, who will pitch their ideas right in the beginning of the evening.
Mr Mahendra Swarup is the president of Startup India Association and Founder of Venture Gurukool. He has conceptualised the philosophy of the Startup India Association and paved the path for both investors and startups to gain from it. Previously, he served as the President and Member of the Executive Committee of the Indian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (IVCA). Under his stewardship IVCA became a major voice of the PE/VC industry and held close discussions with the regulators and policy makers. Known for his astute and disruptive thinking, Mr Swarup has over 30 years of business experience inoperations, sales and distribution, purchasing/procurement, exports and human resources. He co-founded Tyroo Media and also served in top management positions in Pepsico, Times of India Group, Nestle etc.
Mahendra Swarup先生是印度初创公司协会（Startup India Association）的主席和Venture Gurukool的创始人。他让印度初创公司协会的基本思想概念化，并为投资者和初创公司铺好道路，让二者都能受益于该思想。他曾是印度风险投资和私募股权协会执行委员会（IVCA）的主席兼成员。在他的管理下，IVCA成为了私募股权/风险投资行业的首要发声渠道，并与管理层和政策制定者举行了各种密切讨论。因自己精明且颠覆性的思想而为众人所知，Swarup先生拥有30多年的运营、销售与分配、采购、出口和人力资源经验。他是印度广告公司Tyroo Media的联合创始人，也曾在百事可乐公司、印度时报集团和雀巢公司担任高层管理职位。