Visakhapatnam: StartAP Awards 2018 programme will be held on Visakhapatnam beach side on May 25.
According to CEO of StartAP Siddharth Marupeddi, the programme will be India’s top-biggest business event. It is expected to have over 1000 special invitees, 200 plus Startups, 20 speakers, three Power Panels with panelists from across the country where three primary award categories — Leadership Awards, Organisational Awards and Startup Awards — will be introduced as there are over 35 awards to be given.
Minister for IT, Nara Lokesh is expected to handhold the event and bestow the awards along with the who’s who of the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the country placing Andhra Pradesh significantly on the Global Startup Map in the presence of more than 100 startup CEOs and more than 35 Investors and VCs, he stated.
“The last StartAP Fest which happened in Vizag in 2016, was inaugurated by Chief Minister Nara Chadrababu Naidu, who gave a call to the all entrepreneurs in the State to join the movement of StartAP and work towards building a greater startup entrepreneurial ecosytem,” he recalled.