Join us for the grand finale of YourStory’s India MSME Summit 2021
We are excited to have you join us today on MSME Day, June 27, for the Grand Finale of our 10-day-long India MSME Summit 2021.
Here's where you can attend the action-packed summit and join the conversations and virtual roundtables we have lined up for you.
With COVID-19 wreaking havoc on businesses, large and small, the India MSME sector in particular has been hit hard and challenges in the space are mounting.
To address the devastating effects of the pandemic on MSMEs and underscore their stories of resilience, YourStory brings you our third annual India MSME Summit with the theme "Roadmap for MSME Resilience and Recovery", with our title sponsors Lenovo and Intel, co-sponsors AWS & TransUnion CIBIL, associate partners Mastercard, Vi Business & Easebuzz, insights partner Crediwatch.
Check out the agenda and speaker lineup here.
You can attend the India MSME Summit by either:
- Using the login details and reference code that has been emailed to you on the email ID you used at the time of your registration.
- Alternatively, you can sign in here and create your profile to access our immersive virtual platform.
Once you're inside our virtual platform, you can view the agenda for MSME Day, check out the illustrious speakers we have lined up for you, and when browsing through the lineup, add your favourite sessions to your calendar so that the platform can remind you to not miss them.
You can also interact with our team in the virtual lounge and check out our incredible lineup of SMBs, startups, sponsors, entrepreneurs, policymakers, technologists, investors, mentors, and business leaders who are waiting to meet you.
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Rajeev Kathpalia, Partner at Vastu Shilpa Consultants; Manish Kumar, Regional Coordinator - Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna, Ministry of Housing, Government of India; and Lizan Kuster, Associate Director at Habitat for Humanity International talk about how to make 'Housing for All' a reality.
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News & Updates
- Ola's Bhavish Aggarwal took to Twitter to announce the completion of the construction of phase one of his e-scooter manufacturing facility — the Ola Futurefactory, adding that the scooters will be hitting the Indian markets soon.
- Navars Edutech, a Hyderabad-based edtech startup focused on the astronomy education sector, has raised an undisclosed amount in an angel round of funding through Faad Network. Navars aims to help students explore, engage, and experience astro concepts.
- The government said it has extended the second phase of FAME India scheme by two years, till March 31, 2024, for faster adoption of electric mobility and development of its manufacturing ecosystem in the country.
- Economic think-tank NCAER expects the Indian economy to grow between 8.4 percent to 10.1 percent for the current financial year, as against a contraction of 7.3 percent in the last fiscal.
Before you go, stay inspired with…
Sumit Agarwal, Founder, Vyapar
“Just because there is uncertainty doesn’t mean things will stay the same. When the pandemic subsides, MSMEs’ online transaction data populated in the past year can put them in a better position to raise capital.”