Bengaluru to host the first World Startup Expo

Dubai-based venture capital firm, Cocoon Ventures is bringing the first World Startup Expo to Bengaluru. It is a 3 Day platform (Nov 21-23, 2016) to bring the biggest, brightest, and innovative startups, technology providers, thought leaders, investors and influencers.

Why is the expo ripe for entrepreneurs?

The expo provides entrepreneurs and startups to expose their ventures/products to VCs, Angel Investors, HNWIs, funds from around the world.

What happens on the three days at the WORLD STARTUP EXPO, Bangalore.

WSE Exhibition: More than 5000 visitors are expected to attend the exhibition that comprises of 300+ startup exhibitors, technology companies, educational institutions, incubators, accelerators, industry associations, free trade zones and banks.

World Tech Hackathon: A 36-hour coding challenge which will see participation from over 1500 students and corporates.

WSE Conference: A 2-Day conference presided by international startup gurus, mentors, high profile investors, venture capitalists, policy makers and successful entrepreneurs.

WSE Awards: An award ceremony acknowledging the work done by innovative and disruptive startups. It also recognizes the shortlisted startups from the

What do the initiators and organisers have to say about the expo

The expo aims to bring the best of the disruptive and innovative startups executives from top notch government agencies to share tips. Besides these, the platform shall also host technology companies, banks, VCs, HNWIs and incubators.

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Cocoon Ventures , Nebu K. Abraham said, “We aim to be the ideal business launch-pad for entrepreneurs by empowering dynamic entrepreneurship, seeding and nurturing long term business relations and contributing to the betterment of the economy – we believe that this support by Nasscom 10,000 startups will help us further strengthen our commitment towards the same.”

Mohammed Saleem, Chief Executive Officer, Trescon, said, “WSE is designed, keeping in mind the Government’s vision of transitioning India from a nation of job seekers to employment generators. Our endeavour is to help create a robust startup ecosystem in the country as envisaged by the Government and we are proud to receive the support of ‘Nasscom 10,000 startups’ as we share a similar vision for this country.”

How to get passes for the expo

This event will be hosted at BIEC, Bengaluru from 21 – 23 Nov 2016. To get your FREE visitor passes, please visit –

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