More Than 25 Indian Start-ups to Visit Silicon Valley Courtesy of NASSCOM 10,000 Start-ups

  More Than 25 Indian Start-ups to Visit Silicon Valley Courtesy of NASSCOM
                               10,000 Start-ups

  PR Newswire

  SAN FRANCISCO, May 8, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

NASSCOM  10,000  Start-up  program  to  kick-start  the  InnoTrek 

Starting 12 ^th May, more than 25 Indian start-ups will embark on a journey to
Silicon Valley (SF, USA), under the program - InnoTrek 2014. NASSCOM 10,000
Start-ups Program has organized a visit to Silicon Valley, just outside of San
Francisco, CA, USA, with the aim to provide a global platform for innovative
young businesses to ' Collaborate,  Connect  and  Co-create' . It will be a
weeklong immersive experience in which these start-ups will have the
opportunity to participate in meetings, workshops, networking sessions,
investor panels, expert roundtables and corporate briefings with subject
matter experts and peers.

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As  the  principal  sponsor  for  NASSCOM  10,000  startups,  Google 
for  Entrepreneurs  will  be  hosting  the  InnoTrek  teams  at 
Google  headquarters  for  a  half  day  of  mentoring  and 
trainings.  Mr.  Bridgette  Beam,  Global  Entrepreneurship  Manager 
at  Google  stated,  "We  have  been  impressed  by  the  thriving 
entrepreneurial  culture  and  great  startups  rising  out  of 
India.  We  are  thrilled  to  host  many  of  the  nation's  top 
founders  coming  to  Silicon  Valley  through  the  InnoTrek."

Collaborate :   conferences,   site   visits,   networking   dinners

NASSCOM 10,000 Start-ups will be mentoring and guiding Indian start-ups in
attending important events such as NASSCOM Product Conclave (Silicon Valley),
CollisionConf (Las Vegas), TiEConevent that are spread across the week. In
order to familiarise the much appreciated work culture of world's renowned
companies. NASSCOM 10,000 Start-ups program has also scheduled site visits to
Google Inc., Facebook, LinkedIn,WalMart Labs, Intuit, eBay and many more. The
visits and other networking activities will help these start-ups to global
work culture and interact and exchange ideas on building a constructive work

Connect :   Accelerator   visits,   Investor   Connect,   Workshops

The start-ups will also get an opportunity to interact with some of the global
business leaders, entrepreneurs, academicians and will get a chance to
showcase their work and exchange thoughts/ideas for the future. Some of the
prominent names will be Vinod  Khosla , Founder, Khosla Ventures; Promod 
Haque , Norwest Venture Partners; Prof.  Harikesh  Nair, Faculty - Stanford
GSB; BV  Jagadeesh , Founder - Exodus, NetScaler, 3Leaf; Rashmi  Sinha ,
Founder/CEO, SlideShare; Neeraj  Arora , Business Development Head, WhatsApp;
Anand  Rajaraman and Venky  Harinarayan , Founders - Cambrian Ventures,
Junglee & Kosmix, among others. This will help them to connect with relevant
resources that will help them pursue their growth trajectory.

Co-create :   via   learning   and   sharing

The spirit of entrepreneurship is on a rapid rise in India. Much has been
discussed about various initiatives, policies, resources and environment of
nations that are home to most number of start-ups in the world. With InnoTrek,
NASSCOM 10,000 Start-ups will open gates of learning for these start-ups and
also share resources that can work positively for Indian start-ups to achieve
the growth it deserves. This will offer a platform for these start-ups to
understand the scenarios in a better way, tap unexplored opportunities and
create a solution of global stature that expands the horizon for using

                     Participants  for  InnoTrek  2014

  *Eka Software
  *Fusion Charts
  *Global Delight
  *Suyati (Voraka)
  *Spatial Ideas
  *Dfy Graviti

For more information regarding the visit and activities scheduled please visit


NASSCOM ^® is the premier trade body and the chamber of commerce of the IT-BPM
industry in India. NASSCOM is a global trade body with more than 1400 members,
which include both Indian and multinational companies that have a presence in
India. NASSCOM's member and associate member companies are broadly in the
business of software development, software services, software products,
consulting services, BPM, e-commerce and web services, engineering services
and animation and gaming. NASSCOM's membership base constitutes over 95% of
the industry revenues in India and employs about 3 million professionals.

For  further  information  please  contact: Kavita Doshi NASSCOM
+91-11-23010199  NASSCOM India Press Office - Genesis
Burson-Marsteller Rudra Bose +91-9811626585  Nitin
Shukla +91-9873985197   Archaa Chopra
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