Bengaluru Tech Summit 2021

India's flagship technology event and Asia's largest tech summit, concludes on a successful note: Will continue Driving the Next from Karnataka, and for the world

"Karnataka continues to lead the technology transformation globally. The theme of this year's Summit, 'Driving the Next', has furthered the success of our event from the previous editions. Accelerating the growth of technology and global businesses, despite the challenges of the pandemic, BTS 2021 successfully kindled the spirit of innovation and the need for disruptive tech solutions.

The event fostered international engagements and discussions across domains including FinTech, EdTech, Semiconductors, and Biotechnology, among others, in the country. This year, it was a great privilege to have the presence of Hon'ble Vice President of India, Shri. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurate the Summit. The Vice President's presence and inspiring words encouraged us to deliver nothing but the best during the three days. Further, we were honoured by the virtual presence of Shri. Scott Morrison- Hon'ble Prime Minister of Australia and Shri. Naftali Bennett, Hon'ble Prime Minister of Israel,"

"While the COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the need for rapid innovation, the time has now come to drive the next set of advancements in innovative technology to support the growth of multiple sectors in the post-pandemic world. BTS 2021 is the ideal platform to explore and achieve these goals.

The three-day event was packed with 75 sessions with 343 speakers, attended by 26,863 registered business delegates. The new features added this year included India USA Tech Conclave, India Innovation Alliance, Bengaluru Next Conclave with Leadership Conclave and Startup conclave and showcase of Science Gallery.

Around 50,000 people viewed the Inaugural, Plenary, Conference, Awards, Quizes as well as to view the exhibition and on-demand sessions. This was truly an international event that saw participation from 48 countries with 1253 international delegates and 3 Minister level international delegations.

The virtual exhibition had 340 booths which witnessed more than 11,000 interactions with the visitors. 211 start-ups from across various sectors showcased their products/services at the expo.

On 17th evening we had the Leadership Conclave that was attended by more than 115 CEOs to discuss the role of the IT industry to achieve India's 5 trillion-dollar economy. The evening also had the STPI Export Awards function. The start-ups that became Unicorns in the year 2020-21 were felicitated during the Innovator's conclave on 18th Nov evening and also had a very interesting panel discussion with the leaders from the industry.





2021 HIGHLIGHTS

83

SESSIONS

343

SPEAKERS

340

EXHIBITORS

48

COUNTRIES

1253

INTERNATIONAL DELEGATES

26863

REGISTRATION DELEGATES


PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS @ BTS 2021

SPONSORS 2021

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Startup Partner

Biotech Partner

Platinum Partner

Platinum Partner

Technology Partner

Fintech Partner

Fibernet Partner

Gold Partner

Gold Partner

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R&D Partner






INAUGURAL @ BENGALURU TECH SUMMIT 2021




M. Venkaiah Naidu

Hon'ble Vice President of India

H.E. Scott Morrison

Hon'ble Prime Minister of Australia

H.E. Naftali Bennett

Hon'ble Prime Minister of Israel

Thaawarchand Gehlot

Hon'ble Governor of Karnataka

Basavaraj Bommai

Hon'ble Chief Minister of Karnataka, Government of Karnataka

Dr. C. N. Ashwath Narayan

Hon'ble Minister for Electronics, IT & Bt, Science and Technology, Higher Education, Skill development, Entrepreneurship and Livelihood.


Murugesh Rudrappa Nirani

Hon'ble Minister of Large and Medium Industries, Government of Karnataka

Martin Schroeter

Chairman & CEO, Kyndryl


Prof. Klaus Schwab

Founder and Chairman, World Economic Forum

Kris Gopalakrishnan

Co-Founder Infosys, Chairman Axilor Venture and Chairman Vision Group on Information Technology, Government of Karnataka


Dr. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

Executive Chairperson, Biocon Limited and Chairperson, Vision Group on Biotechnology, Government of Karnataka


Prashanth Prakash

Partner – Accel, Chairman, Vision Group on Startups, Government of Karnataka


Pawan Goenka

Chairman, IN-SPACe

Dr. E.V. Ramana Reddy, IAS

Additional Chief Secretary to Government Department of Electronics, Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science & Technology , Government of Karnataka

Shailendra Tyagi

Director ,STPI-Bengaluru


Meena Nagaraj C.N

IAS, Managing Director Department of IT BT and KITS , Government of Karnataka


SPEAKERS @ BENGALURU TECH SUMMIT 2021




Martin Schroeter

Chairman & CEO, Kyndryl


Nobel Laureate Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan

Group Leader, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Past President, The Royal Society

Prof. Klaus Schwab

Founder and Chairman, World Economic Forum

Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee

Associate Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Irving Medical Center


Priya Balasubramaniam

Vice President of Product Operations, Apple


Anant Maheshwari

President, Microsoft India


Chetan Bhagat

Indian Author and columnist



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