CII Startupreneur Awards

I am writing to share with you an exciting new initiative of CII for start-ups. With the Government of India’s Start-up India initiative, CII has committed to facilitating and supporting a large number of start-ups across the country, who will eventually go on to become the wealth creators and employment generators of India.

Start-ups are the seeds of future business of any economy. All big organizations, which have grown in size and reputation today, had started as fledgling businesses in the past. All such organizations, big or small, have a lifetime. It is therefore important to encourage and nurture the new businesses of today, so that they can grow and take part in the economic development of the nation in future.

Towards that end, CII has launched the Startupreneur Awards. These awards provide the most prestigious recognition from the corporate world to most promising start-ups for their excellence in cutting edge / disruptive technologies and innovation, wealth creation, and employment generation.

Categories for the Awards:

 Start-up of the Year in Manufacturing

 Start-up of the Year in Services

Woman Start-upof the Year

 Start-up of the year in Biotech and Pharma

 Start-up of the Year in Agriculture & Food

The awards will provide the following benefits to start-ups: –

  1. Connect with CII members, who will act as:
    1. Advisor / Mentor
    2. Customer
    3. Investor
  2. Opportunity to become part of CII Startup Council
  3. Show-case in numerous CII events and trade fairs
  4. Access to resources through membership and institutional network of CII
  5. Benchmarking against other innovative organizations in India.
  6. Learn about innovation best practices (firm level) by attending workshops and taking part in various stages of the award process.
  7. Get promoted at CII platforms (national and international) as one of the top innovation driven organizations
  8. Explore the opportunity to get featured in CII compendium, among Top 25 Innovative organizations of the year.
  9. Opportunity to be the part of the National Startup Centre at Amravati.

I request you to apply for these Awards by clicking on the following link:

There is no registration / application fee to apply for the award.

Here’s looking forward to your participation.

With regards,

Kris Gopalakrishnan


S. Gopalakrishnan

Chairman, CII Start-up Council 2018-19

Confederation of Indian Industry

249-F, Udyog Vihar

Phase-IV, Sector-18

Gurgaon-122 015 (Haryana)

Tel# +91-124-4592960 (Ext – 311)


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