‘Things are happening here in Kolkata, don’t be so quick to leave’ – Lesson on starting up in the city of joy from TechSparks Kolkata

TechSpark 2016 Kolkata
TechSpark 2016 Kolkata

In spite of it being a rainy Thursday afternoon, the auditorium at Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology was packed with youngsters, drawn there by Techsparks Kolkata, and filled with enthusiasm and zeal. Those who in the past were sceptical over Kolkata’s entrepreneurial talent got a loud and resounding response, with the hall being packed with tech startups within half an hour of registrations opening at 1.30 pm.  Speakers like Angshuman Bhattacharya, founder of Sibia Analytics, and Binod Kumar Homagai, founder of Wow Momo, spoke heavily in favour of Kolkata’s #startup atmosphere, pointing to the large talent pool and great opportunities in the ecosystem. Angshuman pointed to the need to alter the perception of Bengal being lacking in entrepreneurial spirit, which he says is simply not the case. Read More >>

 

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