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Pan IIT Global Tech Summit 2023 To Bring 5,000+ Startups, Investors, Corporates Under One Roof

SUMMARY

Pan IIT Alumni India will host a global conference, PIWOT, in Bengaluru on December 8-9 to bring prominent tech players under one roof

The event will host masterclasses, pitching sessions and a demo day, among others, to help early stage startup founders and aspiring entrepreneurs raise funding between $500K to $5 Mn

The event will be attended by prominent leaders, including AS Kiran, former chairman, ISRO; Kris Gopalakrishnan Executive Vice-Chairman, Infosys; Sudipta Bhattacharya, group CTO, Adani Group and Shailesh Kumar, head - of AI, Jio

Pan IIT Alumni India is all set to host the “PIWOT (World of Technology) – Global Technology Summit” scheduled for December 8-9, 2023, in Bengaluru. The two-day hybrid event will bring together tech leaders from India’s startup ecosystem for discussions on ‘fostering innovation for societal change.’ 

Established in September 2006, Pan IIT Alumni India represents alumni from all Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) across the country. Founded with the vision to provide networking and mentorship opportunities to its members, it currently maintains an active presence in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, South Korea, Singapore, and Australia.

PIWOT, an annual event organised by the Pan IIT Alumni India network, is dedicated to nurturing innovative ideas and inspiring participants to develop solutions with a positive societal impact. 

In its upcoming edition, the two-day event will attract industry leaders, high-net-worth individuals (HNIs), investors, government officials, and startup founders to engage in discussions and collaborative initiatives. The event will feature activities such as a hackathon, pitching sessions for fundraising, and four masterclasses led by venture capitalists (VCs).

Debashish Bhattacharyya, chairman, Pan IIT said, “PIWOT is structured around the themes of dialogue, practical application and exhibition and serves as a hub for technology professionals, innovators, researchers, startups, academics, investors and policymakers. Its primary focus is on promoting collaboration to develop a fresh approach to operations.” 

Recognising the imperative role of innovation in the rapidly evolving landscape, he emphasised that the conference is centered around in-depth discussions, hands-on learning experiences and the showcasing of innovative ideas. The event aims to unite technologists, innovators, researchers, startups, academics, investors, and policymakers, fostering a collaborative environment for impactful collaboration.

The event will host 100+ speakers, 5,000+ attendees including startups, investors, and corporates. The event will host speakers such as — AS Kiran, former chairman, ISRO; Kris Gopalakrishnan Executive Vice-Chairman, Infosys; Sudipta Bhattacharya, group CTO, Adani Group and Shailesh Kumar, head – AI, Jio, among others. 

The sessions will be themed around topics such as ‘Digital First India’, ‘Core Research Areas Driving Breakthroughs’, ‘AI Advancements and Innovations’, ‘Enabling Social Impact’ and more. 

Here Are The Other Key Highlights Of PIWOT

  • Hackathon: A diverse group of developers from various cities, colleges and IITs across India will actively participate in a collaborative Hackathon. The hackathon will focus on fostering teamwork and building products that address industry and governance-defined challenges, with a particular emphasis on creating solutions with a positive social impact.
  • Investor Startup Meet: The summit will feature a ‘Mega Investor Startup Meet,’ providing an opportunity for eight early-stage startups to participate in a live pitch program conducted by ‘super angels.’ Selected startups that impress investors will receive on-the-spot funding of up to $500K. Additionally, startups seeking funding between $1 Mn and $5 Mn will have a Demo Day
  • Exhibition: The exhibition serves as a showcase event, allowing startups to exhibit their products and services to corporates, creating opportunities for networking and collaboration.

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