Sunday, January 10, 2016

Surge 2016 - India's biggest tech conference

Buzz in the tech world
Are you aware about the new buzz in the tech world?
Something is going to happen in India for the first time and yes it is BIG…
February 23-24, mark these dates in your calendar and plan your trip to Bangalore, because India’s
biggest tech conference is going to happen there.

Surge 2016
Surge 2016 is India’s biggest tech conference where investors, tech startups and the biggies of the tech world are going to assemble under a single roof.
SURGE is Web Summit’s first conference in India. In 5 years, Web Summit, held annually in Europe, has grown from 400 attendees to over 42,000 from more than 134 countries. It’s been called “the best technology conference on the planet”.

Web Summit
Web Summit is a technology conference held annually in Dublin, Ireland since 2010.
From 2015 it is also held at other locations across the world.

The topic of the conference is centered on internet technology and attendees range from Fortune 500 companies to the world’s most exciting tech companies. This contains a mix of CEOs and founders of tech start ups together with a range of people from across the global technology industry, as well as related industries.
Web Summit is run by Ci, a company that runs events throughout the world including F.ounders Dublin, Collision in US, RISE in Hong Kong and MoneyConf in Belfast.

Surge Speakers
A sneak peek into the list of speakers. Here is a part of it for you -:

1.       Ray Chan – Co-Founder & CEO, 9GAG
2.       Ambarish Mitra – Founder & CEO, Blippar
3.       Nicolas Brusson – Co-Founder & COO, BlaBlaCar
4.       Sachin Bansal – Co-Founder & CEO,
5.       Shradha Sharma – Founder , YourStory
6.       Benjamin Bauer – Co-Founder & Global CMO, Foodpanda
7.       Rohit Bansal – Co-Founder, Snapdeal
8.       Greg Moran – Co-Founder, Zoomcar
9.       Bipin Singh – Founder ,MobiKwik
1.      Donald Fitzmaurice – CEO, Brandtone

Why Attend Surge
SURGE will bring together incredible people by day – investors, executives, founders and more will network and do business on the conference floor. However it’s at night that the real magic happens. At dinners, drinks receptions, parties and other events across Bengaluru, the attendees meet, network, experience the famous hospitality and do business in a more casual environment.

From last year’s Web Summit alone, there are 40 startups that raised $1 billion in funding.

Here is one of the most fascinating story about a startup that happened in 2014 Web Summit.
It is story of Uber, one of the most renowned startup in the world, which raised its first round of funding there.

                                                                 WATCH THE VIDEO 


Our Role -:
We will be covering the whole event.
How and for whom, that’s coming up in the next post.

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