IVY Growth Associates to Host Third Edition of 21BY72 Startup Summit on June 15-16

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IVY Growth Associates to Host 3rd Edition of 21BY72 Startup Summit in Surat
  • The summit will feature over 20,000 participants, including more than 200 startup founders, 100+ venture capitalists, 500+ investors, and top industry speakers
  • IVY Growth has launched ‘Arigato Capital,’ a SEBI-registered CATEGORY-1 AIF venture capital fund, aiming to raise a corpus of Rs. 250 crores to support promising startups

Surat, India: IVY Growth Associates, a prominent venture capital firm and startup ecosystem enabler based in Surat, will host the third edition of its flagship event, 21BY72, on June 15 and 16 in the Diamond City.

The summit aims to elevate Surat’s status on the global startup ecosystem map. Attracting over 20,000 participants, including more than 200 startup founders and 600+ investors and industry leaders, this event will be one of India’s largest startup summits. It will offer an exceptional platform for networking, learning, and collaboration.

With over 100 venture capital funds and 500 angel investors attending, the summit presents an unparalleled opportunity for startups to showcase their innovations and pitch their ideas to the country’s top investors. The event will feature panel discussions, insightful keynote addresses, and interactive workshops, providing entrepreneurs with valuable knowledge, meaningful connections, and growth opportunities.

“The third edition of 21BY72 will see participation grow from 16,000 to over 20,000, further strengthening the startup ecosystem. We are thrilled to announce speakers like Dr. Vaidya’s & V3 Ventures Founder Arjun Vaidya, Google India’s Head of Venture Capital Apurva Chamaria, and Wow Skin Science Founder Manish Chowdhary, who will share their expertise on the latest trends in technology, business, and entrepreneurship,” said Prateek Toshniwal, Chartered Accountant (CA) & Investor.

Rachit Poddar, Co-Founder of IVY Growth Associates, added, “A main highlight of the summit is the Trailblazers Mine, a live pitching and fundraising event where selected startups can present their ideas to esteemed investors, mentors, and industry leaders. Additionally, nearly 100 startups will exhibit their innovative products and services to investors and partners.”

IVY Growth Associates aims to put Surat on the global startup ecosystem map by connecting startups with investors from India, UAE, UK, and the USA. Through 21BY72, the platform accelerates entrepreneurship, boosts the economy and employment, and drives angel investment across India.

In less than three years, IVY Growth Associates and its network have invested in over 100 growth-stage startups across various sectors, deploying Rs. 20 crores in capital and syndicating funds totaling more than Rs. 80 crores. Their diverse portfolio includes startups in renewable energy, protective farming, edtech, and direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands, with a focus on fintech, agritech, cleantech, SaaS, and electric vehicles. Successful startups in their portfolio include Emotorad, Rupeek, Zappfresh, Zypp Electric, and BluSmart.

IVY Growth has also launched ‘Arigato Capital,’ a SEBI Registered CATEGORY-1 AIF Venture Capital Fund, aiming to raise a corpus of Rs. 250 crores, enhancing the organization’s capacity to fund promising startups. As part of its expansion strategy, IVY Growth is building a global corridor connecting angel investors and startups, with a special focus on the Middle East, USA, and Europe.

For more information, visit www.ivygrowthassociates.com.