Mumbai, January 3, 2017: SBI is partnering with The Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania for the Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF) 2017. This 2-day power packed summit is aimed at facilitating discussion on innovation-driven growth in Indian businesses.
Day 1 () focuses on innovation at the startup space with the WIEF-SBI Startup Competition 2017. 10 finalists from among 530 startup applicants will present to a panel of esteemed judges from the investing space. Attendees will have ample opportunities for interaction and networking with participants.
Day 2 () focuses on innovation at the large-enterprise level, with keynote speeches, fireside chats, and full-fledged panels with leaders from the industry (both public and private sector) and policy spaces. Mrs. Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chairman, SBI will be the Closing Keynote speaker, elaborating on the digital future of the Indian economy.
Other key speakers include Bharti Jacob, Co-founder Seedfund, Adil Zainulbhai, Chairman, Network 18 & Quality Council Of India, Wend Kopp, Co-founder and CEO, Teach For All, Kunal Charge, Founder & Chairman, Freecharge and Devendra Fadnavis, Hon. Chief Minister, Maharashtra.