Modi’s promised Acche Din might have taken some time coming, but they finally seem to be here. On the heels of his historic Digital India summit in Silicon Valley in which the Prime Minister launched a charm offensive on global CEOs, it has emerged that India led the world in Foreign Investment in 2015.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday attended the India-US Start-up Konnect 2015 in San Jose City of California where a total of seven MoUs were signed to kick off boost in startup-creation in India-US space. PM Modi witnessed the exchange of the MoUs in the presence of 40 different companies.
Silicon Valley bigwigs listened intently as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid out his vision of Digital India in the ballroom of the Fairmont Hotel. Sundar Pichai of Google, Satya Nadella of Microsoft, John Chambers of Cisco and Shantanu Narayan of Adobe shared the stage with the Prime Minister
Following the Prime Minister’s clarion call of ‘Start up India, Stand up India’ from the ramparts of the Red Fort, NASSCOM, TiE Silicon Valley, and IIM Ahmedabad’s CIIE India are hosting the first India – U.S. Startup Konnect in the Silicon Valley on 27th September, to showcase the strengths of India’s startup ecosystem.