IVY Growth Associates to Host 3rd Edition of 21BY72 Startup Summit in Surat

21BY72 Startup Summit

Three points you will get to know in this article:

  • IVY Growth’s 21BY72 event in Surat is on June 15-16.
  • Over 20,000 participants and 600+ investors will attend.
  • IVY Growth has invested Rs. 100 crores in startups.
21BY72 Startup Summit

Surat: IVY Growth Associates, a leading venture capital firm and startup ecosystem enabler based in Surat, will host the third edition of its flagship event, 21BY72, on June 15 and 16, in the Diamond City.

The event aims to put Surat on the global startup ecosystem map. With more than 20,000 participants, including over 200 startup founders, 600+ investors and industry leaders, it will be one of the largest startup summits of its kind in the country. The event will offer an exceptional platform for networking, learning, and collaboration.

With more than 100 venture capital funds and 500 angel investors in attendance, the summit provides an unmatched opportunity for startups to showcase their offerings and pitch their ideas before the country’s top investors. The event will also feature panel discussions, insightful keynote addresses, and interactive workshops, empowering entrepreneurs with valuable knowledge, meaningful connections, and opportunities to grow.

“The third edition of 21BY72 will witness the participation of more than 20,000 people as compared with 16,000 in the second edition and is poised to play an even bigger role in strengthening the startup ecosystem. We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Vaidya’s & V3 Ventures Founder Arjun Vaidya, Head of Venture Capital at Google India Apurva Chamaria, Wow Skin Science Founder Manish Chowdhary, along with many other marquee names are taking part in the summit and will share their expertise and insights on the latest trends in technology, business, and entrepreneurship,” said Prateek Toshniwal, Chartered Accountant (CA) & Investor.

Rachit Poddar, Co-Founder of IVY Growth Associates, said, “One of the main highlights of the summit is the Trailblazers Mine, a live pitching and fundraising event for startups, where selected startups will get a chance to pitch their ideas to esteemed investors, mentors and industry leaders. In addition, close to 100 startups will exhibit their innovative products and services, and showcase their offerings to investors and partners.”

IVY Growth Associates is on a mission to put Surat on the global startup ecosystem map by connecting startups with investors from India, UAE, UK, USA. With 21BY72, it has created a platform to accelerate entrepreneurship, boost the economy and employment, and drive angel investment across India.

In less than three years, IVY Growth Associates & its network has invested in over 100 growth-stage startups across sectors with Rs. 20 crores in deployed capital from its fund and syndicated funds totaling more than Rs. 80 crores from its network. It has invested in startups in diverse sectors like renewable energy, protective farming, edtech, and direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands, and is also focusing on fintech, agritech, D2C, cleantech, SaaS, and EV. Some of the successful startups in its portfolio include Emotorad, Rupeek, Zappfresh, Zypp Electric, and BluSmart.

IVY Growth has also launched ‘Arigato Capital’ – a SEBI Registered CATEGORY-1 AIF Venture Capital Fund eyeing to raise a corpus of 250 Cr, which fuels the organisation’s capability to fund promising startups. As part of its expansion strategy, it is building a global corridor that connects angel investors and startups, with a special focus on the Middle East, USA & Europe.

IVY Growth Associates invites the entire startup ecosystem to join them in Surat and make the city the next startup hub of India.

SA Team

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