Axis Bank, the only bank which is seriously motivating the Entrepreneurs by introducing platforms like Axis Thought Factory, Axis Innovation Lab and many more opportunities for the growth and support to Startups in India, launched their latest exclusive networking property called ‘Axis Startup Social’ aiming to further support India’s startup Eco system. India being one of the hottest destination for the startups especially when Government providing relevant focus and support to conduct the business seamlessly. As per the Nasscom’s startup report, in year 2017 itself, there has been and addition of over 1000 startups in the country and in turn becoming one of the leading startup ecosystems across the world. Axis startup social platform further helps in gathering leading startup players in India to network and share knowledge.
As a first installment to this, Axis bank had given opportunity to couple of successful startups like Licious and Divrt to share their startup journey and the story with wider upcoming and current Startups and entrepreneurs at an event which happened in WeWork Galaxy which is a perfect place for the entrepreneurs and startups to setup their office and work without any barriers and also which gives opportunity for the companies to network, discuss and collaborate.
Speaking about the initiative, Sidharth Rath, Group Executive, Corporate & Transaction Banking, Axis Bank said, “We are excited to launch Axis Start-up Social, a platform through which we hope to provide the much required, ‘extra edge’ to the start-up community by handholding them, sharing knowledge and providing the required financial solutions. Today, the Indian ecosystem is flooded with innovative ideas but what is missing is the presence of the right channel and guidance in terms of acceleration, scaling up and funding. Through Axis Start-up Social, we endeavour to create an ecosystem to encourage innovation and the next-level-of-growth opportunities to start-ups that are ready to take that leap.”
Mr. Vivek Gupta from Licious foods shared his enthralling experience in the success of his meat delivery startup catering the needs of the people by making sure the customers consume the most hygienic and fresh meat.
Mr. Amit Rohtagi from Divrt who shared his journey and explained how his startup could ease up the parking tensions to his customers.
Both Amit and Vivek spent quite a lot of time with budding entrepreneurs and startups post the event also by giving some valuable ideas, advices and motivation to them.
The event also was embraced by a popular corporate stand up comedian Mr. Vivek Poddar who also shared his startup journey and how he moved towards his passion from being a corporate employee. He entertained the audience some of the practical and neat corporate scene which made audience laugh to the stomach hurts.