Zee Business and WION to host Global Unicorn Summit 2024 on 24 August

Zee Business and WION to host Global Unicorn Summit 2024 on 24 August

Uniting 500 Industry leaders for transformative startup discussions


Mumbai: Zee Media Corporation Ltd (ZMCL), in collaboration with Bluechip Encore Pvt Ltd, is thrilled to announce the Global Unicorn Summit 2024, scheduled for August 24, 2024, in Bengaluru.  The summit in partnership with Zee Business, a business news destination and WION, and the only international news channel will bring together over 500 industry leaders to ignite transformative discussions within India’s dynamic startup ecosystem. With WION as the media partner, the summit strives to offer essential insights, extending its reach and impact to a global audience.

The Global Unicorn Summit aims to bridge the gap between established unicorns and burgeoning startups, fostering mentorship and sustainable growth. Among the stellar speakers are Neil Patel, co-founder of Neil Patel Digital, a digital marketing expert who has helped many brands achieve success; Sundar Srinivasan, VP-AI & Search at Microsoft; Madhurima Agarwal, MD of Microsoft for Startups; Apurva Chamaria, head of startups & venture capital at Google India; Steve Hoffman, CEO & chairman of Founders Space; Pratik Gauri, founder & CEO of 5ire; Pawan Kumar Dasaraju, founding member of Mensa Brands; Sagar Kochhar, co-founder of Rebel Foods; Ashish Singhal, co-founder & Group CEO of PeepalCo; Naman Lahoty, Principal at Stellaris Venture Partners; Ritesh Banglani, Tech VC at Stellaris Venture Partners; and Nitin Jain, co-founder & CBO of OfBusiness.

The summit will include a series of in-depth discussions on topics such as Disrupting Marketplaces & D2C, the Fintech Revolution, and the Transformative Potential of Web3, Blockchain, and Crypto Innovations. Simultaneously, there will be sessions focusing on AI and the Rise of Unicorn Founders, as well as Sustainable Food Systems. These discussions promise invaluable insights for both seasoned entrepreneurs and emerging startups alike.

Zee Business managing editor Anil Singhvi highlighted the summit's importance, stating: "The Global Unicorn Summit looks forward to bringing together visionaries and leaders from the startup ecosystem. We at Zee Business aim to empower startups and actively engage in driving the conversations that will shape the future of entrepreneurship. This summit is a unique opportunity to foster collaboration, mentorship, and sustainable growth, paving the way for the next generation of entrepreneurs."

Zee Business and WION business head Pankaj Rai further highlighted, "By participating in the Global Unicorn Summit, we at Zee Business and WION transcend our role as media observers to become active contributors in the entrepreneurial dialogue. This summit is a catalyst for innovation and growth within the startup ecosystem. We are committed to fostering and driving the critical conversations necessary to build a vibrant and innovative business landscape, both in India and globally.”

Jai Chechani, managing director of Bluechip Encore & Avoke Foods, and Curator of the Global Unicorn Summit emphasized the summit's mission: "The Global Unicorn Summit is designed to be a transformative platform where established unicorns and promising startups can come together to share knowledge, forge strategic partnerships, and ignite innovation. Our goal is to create an environment that nurtures mentorship and sustainable growth, fostering a culture of collaboration that extends beyond borders. By bringing together industry leaders, investors, and entrepreneurs, we aim to catalyze the next wave of groundbreaking ventures that will shape the future of the global startup ecosystem."

In addition to the summit, an insightful pre-buzz episode will be aired on Zee Business and WION by the end of June 2024, featuring prominent figures such as Nitin Agarwal, Co-Founder & CEO of GlobalBees, Dr Rashmi Saluja, Executive Chairperson at Religare and Jai Chechani, MD - Bluechip Encore & Avoke Foods and Curator- Global Unicorn Summit. This prelude aims to ignite dialogue around the latest developments in the startup ecosystem, setting the stage for dynamic discussions at the Global Unicorn Summit.

The Global Unicorn Summit 2024 promises to be a milestone event, showcasing India's startup prowess and uniting visionaries and trailblazers to shape the future of entrepreneurship both in India and around the world.

To register and to know the event agenda, visit globalunicornsummit.com. Tune in to Zee Business and WION for the latest updates.