Odisha Startup Carnival-2023 Inaugurated

Odisha Startup Carnival-2023 Inaugurated

Bhubaneswar: The AIC-Nalanda Institute of Technology Foundation, with steadfast backing from the Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, Government of India, along with collaboration with Fluid Ventures, a SEBI-registered early-stage venture capital fund, and the Utkal Chamber of Commerce & Industry Limited (UCCIL), proudly hosted the Inaugural Ceremony of the Odisha Startup Carnival 2023 at Kalabhoomi, Pokhariput, Bhubaneswar, on Sunday, December 10, 2023.

The Odisha Startup Carnival 2023 signifies the 2nd iteration of a remarkable 14-day odyssey, converging Mentoring, Meetings, and Meetups, meticulously crafted to propel Odisha startups to unprecedented heights of success. Designed as a distinctive platform for all participants in the startup ecosystem, the event aspires to furnish them with the knowledge and insights essential to navigate the trajectory of growth and scalability.

Odisha Startup Carnival

The distinguished presence of Dr. Brahma Mishra, President of The Utkal Chamber of Commerce Limited, and Smt. Jayashree Mohanty, District Governor (RID 3262) & President, Luminous Infoways, as Guests of Honour, added prestige to the event. Dr. Mishra, in his address, affirmed the industry’s wholehearted support for startups, recognizing them as a pivotal growth component in today’s entrepreneurship-driven economy. Smt. Mohanty, addressing the gathering, underscored the changing times and Odisha’s commitment to achieving new heights of excellence, taking decisive measures to support entrepreneurs from all segments of society.

Mr. Amit Singal, Founder of Fluid Ventures, voiced his belief that “Odisha is emerging as one of the preferred destinations for startup investment by Angels and VCs across India.” Mr. Durga Prasad Gouda, Chief Executive Officer of AIC-Nalanda, echoed the sentiment, stating that the Odisha Startup Carnival is poised to be a significant program for all stakeholders in the Odisha ecosystem, enabling startups to establish successful and scalable ventures.

The 2023 edition of the Odisha Startup Carnival look forward to drawing a significant attendance of Industry Experts, Academia, Startups, Innovators, Incubators, Mentors, Investors, and Corporates from various fields and sectors nationwide. This diverse gathering aims to empower startups to overcome the challenges of their entrepreneurial journey.

Interested startups can access pertinent information and register for the program at https://osc.aicnitf.in/. Join us in celebrating innovation, collaboration, and the entrepreneurial spirit!