Bhubaneswar: MSME Minister Prafulla Samal inaugurated the Odisha Pavilion in the TiE Startup Expo-2018 held at New Delhi on Saturday.
13 Odisha-based Startups showcased their innovative products and services at the event.
The Startups namely Homvery, Forestica booty, Orduino, Invoguevari, Bookingjini, Etrix, LAL10, Inhof, Phoenix Robotix, Epsum Labs, thoomri.com, Zoofresh and Innocule representing diverse sectors ranging from handlooms to e-commerce to robotics participated in the Expo.
The Minister interacted with the Startups and complimented them for their successful ventures.
He advised them to take maximum advantage of the presence of funding agencies as well as marketing agencies that are participating in the Startup Expo.
The Lufthansa TiE-Startup Expo-2018 was held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The programme was inaugurated by Ramesh Abhishek, Secretary, DIPP.
In his inaugural address, he lauded the success stories of Indian Startups, which have brought India to the Startup map of the world.
He also visited the Odisha Pavilion and lauded the achievements of startup Odisha, which today has 302 registered startups.
The CEO of Startup Secretariat Odisha, Samarendra Sahu gave an overview of the startup policy of the government of Odisha.