The launch took place at a startup conclave in West Bengal, and over 250 investors and other prominent members from the startup ecosystem in India attended the event.
The company via its partnership with Ideal Insurance and Kreative Fingers, is looking to boost innovation among start-ups in the state and provide support facilities as their long-term objective of fostering entrepreneurship across the country.
The event themed ‘Tier-2 Disruption Decoded’, was attended by Raghu Ram Monozygotics, A Velumani Founder & Managing Director , Thyrocare, Digvijay Singh IAN, Shailesh Vikram Singh Seedfund and Naiyya Saggi Babychakra and others including Venture Catalysts’ own members.
Speaking at the event, Apoorv Ranjan Sharma, Co-founder & President, Venture Catalysts said, “Venture Catalysts wants to play a leading role in supporting such a change by nurturing the culture of socially-driven entrepreneurship which distinguishes the launch of our operations in Kolkata. With an ideal amalgamation of intellect, vision and aesthetic sensibilities, Kolkata has every ingredient in the book required to emerge as an ideal start-up destination. We are looking for disruptive and socially productive business ideas out of this iconic city.”
Rahul Agarwal, Founder, Ideal Insurance Brokers Pvt. Ltd. And Managing Partner, VCats Kolkata also said, “Although Kolkata currently has some catching up to do with other metros such as New Delhi, Mumbai, and Bangalore in terms of the number of start-ups as well as total investment volumes, the entrepreneurial outlook in the region is extremely positive. The regional expansion of Venture Catalysts, one of the most dedicated enablers of start-up growth in the country, will further boost the state’s thriving start-up ecosystem.”
— Venture Catalysts (@vcatsindia) September 2, 2017
Venture Catalysts is an incubator known for development of start-ups, supported by ecosystem catalysts, angel investors, management consultants and advisors. Besides it also, facilitates mentoring, seed investments, through angel investments and supports services for start up community.