Headstart Ahmedabad Presents Startup Saturday – Opportunities And Challenges in Travel and Sports Industry

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Valued at over 50,000 crores, tourism is the largest service industry in India, with a contribution of over 8% to the national GDP and over 9% to the total employment in India. With booming domestic tourism, travel business is set to escalate at much higher rates in near future. According to Tracxn, startups in travel business have received more funding than E-commerce marketplaces in 2016 and is set to be the highly funded sector of this year.

Digital disruption in the sports sector is increasingly influencing the sector’s media environment. The digital age is an area with enormous opportunities. All corners of the industry are in touch with digital. Whether it is stakeholders such as media rights holders, clubs and sports organisations or governing bodies in the sports industry.

We’ll be discussing opportunities and challenges in both Travel and Sports industry with entrepreneurs who’ve already ventured and building their way all the way to the top. Come and join us for the July 2017 edition of Startup Saturday Ahmedabad on 8th July, 2017 at CIIE, IIM A New Campus.

Register: http://bit.ly/ssahm_jul17

This session is part of CIIE’s Innocity Program. Find out more: http://innocity.in/


 Mr. Rushiraj Mori, Founder & Managing Trustee, Invincible NGO & Chief Instructor, Youth Brigade

Rushiraj Mori is the Managing Trustee of Invincible NGO & Chief Instructor at Youth Brigade. He is an alumnus officer training cadet of National Defence Academy (NDA) & Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Darjeeling). He had scaled Mt Bidhan Chandra (18,176 ft) in 2013 and had become the first Gujarati to climb the same peak. He also climbed Mt Gangotri III (21,920 ft) in 2015 and became the youngest climber of world to summit the same peak. Along with this he is also the only person to take Shrimad Bhagwad Geeta up to 21,000 feet. He was also awarded with iSCALE award in 2014 & prestigious “iVolunteer Award” in 2015.

Mr. Abhishek Desai, Founder, CricHeroes & Co-Founder DigiCorp

Abhishek Desai is a co-founder of Digicorp and founder of CricHeroes.

Digicorp is a software consultancy and startup studio based in Ahmedabad, India. As a consultancy, we build usable software products for startups. As a startup studio, we work on homegrown ideas and spin off the most promising ones as separate ventures. A recent example is CricHeroes.

CricHeroes is an app for the local passionate cricketers of the world. It allows you to score your local cricket matches and broadcast scores LIVE just like an International match.

Mr. Manish Asnani, Co-founder, La Vida – The Travel Cafe

Manish Asnani is co-founder of La Vida – The Travel Cafe, The unique place for Travelers to meet, make travel plans, share travel stories, find travel companions over a cup of coffee and Cookies Free of Cost. No conditions Applies. Vision of the company is to make people travel the whole world Free of cost.

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