Tech Media Startup Expo 2023 organised by the Department of Information Technology, Government of Goa, commenced at Campal Promenade, Panaji, on Monday.

Rohan A. Khaunte, IT Minister; Dr. Chandrakant Shetye, MLA of Bicholim and Chairman- Infotech Corporation Goa; Polumatla P.Abhishek, IAS; Director-Department of Information Technology, Electronics And Communications; Praveen R Volvotkar, Managing Director of Info Tech Corporation graced the occasion.

The Tech Media Startup Expo 2023, promises to serve as a catalyst for technological innovation and a valuable resource for citizens seeking information on the latest developments in the tech media landscape. The purpose of this expo is to give startups from all over India a special place to present their innovative projects and to give the people of Goa a chance to experience the newest innovations in technology. To position Goa as the country’s creative capital, the Goa government is embarking on a bold new initiative by partnering with the 54th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) for Tech Media Startup Expo 2023.

Khaunte, said: “The collaboration with IFFI is a symbol of our dedication to establishing a setting where creativity and technology meet, allowing for the flourishing of the creative minds. We hope to start the creative, technological and intellectual infrastructure required to create Goa as India’s creative capital through collaborative efforts such as this expo  to turn Goa into a hub for innovation and technological advancement. We want to draw in innovators, enterprises and digital nomads from a variety of backgrounds.

“The partnership with IFFI provides a special chance to network with film industry professionals and forge connections between media and technology. With an unwavering commitment to fostering innovation and entrepreneurship, our vision, led by Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant, is to make Goa as one of the most preferred startup destinations in Asia, thereby bringing world-class technologies and companies to the state and generating employment.”

The startup entrepreneurs who are in the business of Advertising Technology, AVGC, Content Personalization & Streaming Services are participating in the expo. Shortfundly from Chennai – Entertainment Provider headed by M.Selvam, B.Ukesh, P.Maharajan. Mugaf from Gurgaon, Haryana- Entertainment Tech headed by Vipul Agrawal Anurag Dalia. ProducerBazaar.com from Chennai, Tamil Nadu- Media-Tech headed by G K Tirunavukarasu, D Vijay. Coderix Solutions LLP from Goa- IT & Media Tech- headed by Rohir R. Naik, Shreya R. Naik, Bantagram from Gurugram, Haryana- Media & Entertainment headed by Siddharth Bharati Lovina Cabrol Aditya Maurya. Cinedubs from New Delhi- Media & Entertainment-headed by Aditya Kashyap & Vineet Kashyap; are amongst the companies displaying their products and services.

The second day of the expo will feature startups presenting their innovations and technology, which will be evaluated by a panel of esteemed professionals and experts. A series of events will be held on Day three which comprises of a Masterclass for Startups by Saraswathi Vani Balgam, CEO of Dancing Atoms Studios followed by a Founders Meetup in the evening featuring the local startups and those present at the expo. The highlight of the day is a round table discussion with Industry representatives, Investors, and Policymakers followed by the valedictory ceremony.

The Tech Media Startup Expo 2023 is open for all from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm till November 23, 2023 providing ample opportunities for the attendees to explore and engage with the startups being showcased at the event.


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