Facebook on Wednesday said it will host its first-ever India Startup Day in New Delhi on October 9 in a bid to recognize the country’s thriving start-up ecosystem.
At the event, Facebook will celebrate Indian stories of founders and leaders applying technology to solve current and future societal problems.
Fcebook will also recognize outstanding startup stories with the India Startup Day Awards. For more details on India Startup Day, and to register your interest for the awards, please log-on to https://fbindiastartupday.splashthat.com/. Registration for India Startup Day Awards ends on September 28th.
Catch us live here on the Facebook India page on October 9, 2018 for India Startup Day!
The event will also see key business, policy leaders, and aspiring start-ups discuss opportunities and challenges of the new generation of entrepreneurs, the social media giant said in a statement.
“As the third largest start-up destination globally and with one of the fastest-growing base of developers in the world, India is on a journey to usher in rapid advances in technology and economic growth,” said Facebook.
Facebook is already working with the start-up ecosystem in the country.
According to Facebook, India Startup Day is its way of reaffirming the company’s commitment to help enable the developer and start-up community through its tech programs and to support entrepreneurs who are building the future. At the event, Facebook will be celebrating stories of entrepreneurs applying technology to solve current and future societal challenges, and talking to leaders to learn more about the challenges this new generation of entrepreneurs face.