The Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017


Hyderabad City in India will be hosting “The Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017”, from 28th -30th of November.

u that the two countries will co-host the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES). The theme and focus of the Summit will be Women First, Prosperity for All and highlighting the critical role women play in fostering global growth and prosperity.

The Global Entrepreneurship Summit is one of the finest annual gatherings of emerging entrepreneurs, investors, and business leaders from all around the world. The GES empowers entrepreneurs to pitch their ideas, build partnerships, secure funding, and create innovative goods and services that will transform societies, through networking, mentoring, and workshops

MaryKay Carlson, Charge d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi said, “The United States-India relationship is rising each year with more trade, travel, and greater public ties. The Global Entrepreneurship Summit is the latest example of how we are working together to advance the promise of an increasingly digital world and the remarkable entrepreneurial skills of our people to promote prosperity. These are goals President Trump and prime minister Modi set for our two nations after their meeting in June in Washington. The Indian government and Prime Minister Modi are great partners, and we thank the city of Hyderabad, whose robust startup ecosystem, top notch talent, and supportive government policies have made it one of the world’s leading start-up capitals. We are thrilled to be partnering together on GES 2017!”

Amitabh Kant, CEO NITI Aayog, acknowledged the support of Telangana Government in hosting the Summit at Hyderabad and said “India, the oldest civilization, welcomes all to the GES 2017. We need to connect technology to resolve some of the most pressing problems in healthcare delivery, energy, safe drinking water, and agriculture, among others for the benefit of communities at large. Innovation and entrepreneurship will play a crucial role towards this end. I am sure this will be a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs to interact with the best.”

President Trump’s daughter and White House adviser Ivanka Trump will lead the U.S. delegation to India for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES 2017) in November to support women’s entrepreneurship globally.

Trump tweeted, “IvankaTrump will lead the U.S. delegation to India this fall, supporting women’s entrepreneurship globally.” Responding on Twitter, Ivanaka said, “Honored to lead the US delegation to #GES2017 in India & meet with Prime Minister Modi & passionate entrepreneurs from around the globe.”

To which Prime Minister Narendra Modi replied: