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Speed pitching by Goan startups to high net-worth angel investors, startup hackathons, knowledge sessions by experts from the startup ecosystem, panel discussions with policymakers, networking sessions and more will be witnessed on the concluding day of Antha Prerna 2021, a Startup Conclave and Entrepreneurship Summit hosted by the Startup Promotion Cell, Government of Goa in collaboration with AIC-GIM (Atal Incubation Centre- Goa Institute of Management) and Info Tech Corporation of Goa Limited on 3rd September at the Taj Resort and Convention Centre at Dona Paula.

The two-day summit is an effort to bring together the collective ecosystem of entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, startups, educationists, the government and policymakers converged to create synergies that will empower and facilitate a robust startup ecosystem in Goa. The summit was inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Goa, Dr Pramod Sawant earlier last week.

The concluding day will have power-packed sessions ranging from startup hackathons to panel discussions and virtual live interactions with some of the most recognized names from the business and investor ecosystem. Over 20 shortlisted startups from across the state will pitch their business ideas to venture capitalists, industry stakeholders and government representatives at the session Match-a-thon. Shortlisted from several incubators from across Goa the entrepreneurs will showcase their innovative products and services while seeking investment.

In a session aimed at entrepreneurs and startups that choose to venture beyond IT, policymakers and domain experts will engage, discuss and deliberate on the challenges and opportunities that exist within the ecosystem.

Antha Prerna 2021 aims to serve as an enabler and catalyst to building a better startup ecosystem and accelerate growth. Goa has the potential to be a leading startup hub and the state is foraying in that direction.

Goa Startup Conclave & Entrepreneurship Summit “Antha Prerna” will be held on 3rd September 2021, at Taj Convention Resort and Convention Centre Dona Paula, Goa.  Individuals can register at to attend.