From the future of mobility to tech innovations: what to look forward to at TechSparks 2020
The countdown to YourStory's much-awaited flagship event has begun! TechSparks 2020 is just a week away. This year, India's largest startup-tech conference is virtual, promising an immersive and global experience.
Catch Ola's CEO Bhavish Aggarwal as he shows you what the future holds for the mobility sector in India. Hear from Zerodha's Nithin Kamath on how he built the startup into a unicorn without raising external money. Tune in to hear Abhishek Singh, CEO of MyGov, as he narrates the journey of building an innovative citizen-centric engagement platform that is helping the government to adopt a startup mindset.
TechSparks 2020 will also host insightful discussions from global tech experts. Prime Ventures' Amit Somani will demystify product building and discuss why tech companies need to push the boundaries of their sectors. Apple's Aaksha Meghawat will take a deep dive into how workforce diversity is changing in the new normal. Hear from Indian-American venture capitalist Gururaj Deshpande as he addresses how India can foster innovation in tech-led industries.
Watch Amazon Web Services' Puneet Chandok as he offers an entrepreneurial perspective to starting up in the current business environment. Then, Sapna Chadha, Google India's Senior Marketing Director, will tell exactly what small businesses need to do to overcome survival challenges.
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Check out the rest of the stellar TechSparks 2020 lineup here.
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Quote of the day:
"The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift towards a more digital world. The changes we make now will have lasting effects as the world economy begins to recover."
Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of the UNCTAD