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Global Entrepreneurship Summit-2017 to be held at Hyderabad from 28th Nov.

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The 8th edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit-2017 will be held at Hyderabad from 28th of this month. The summit is being co-hosted by India and the USA and for the first time it is being held in South Asia. This year the theme of the Summit is Women First, Prosperity for All.

Briefing media in New Delhi about the upcoming event, NITI Aayog CEO, Amitabh Kant said, the event will focus on supporting women entrepreneurs and fostering economic growth globally. It will focus on four areas- Energy and Infrastructure, Digital Economy and Financial Technology, Health and Life Sciences and Media and Entertainment.

Mr Kant said, women will represent 52.5 per cent of entrepreneurs, investors and ecosystem supporters at the Summit.

Mr Kant said, this will be the biggest summit which will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Advisor to the US President, Ivanka Trump will lead the US contingent to the event.

Mr Kant said, for India the summit holds a special place and the government is encouraging the spirit of entrepreneurship through various programmes including Start- Up India and Make in India.

The summit will have participation from 150 countries and women from 127 countries are participating.

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