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BW Businessworld Announces 2nd Edition of 40 Under 40 Summit and Awards on September 27

This year the grand event is all set to be organized at hotel The Leela Ambience, Gurugram on September 27th 2018. 40 Under 40 is a unique initiative to identify and felicitate change makers who aim for the pinnacle and strive for brilliance every single day.

To felicitate the finest 40 Indian entrepreneurs and professionals below the age 40, BW Businessworld’s 2nd edition of 40 Under 40 Summit and Awards will be held on Thursday, 27th September 2018 at The Leela Ambience, Gurugram. All the winners who have selected for the awards have demonstrated exceptional contribution in their work and personal growth.

BW Editorial Team and its knowledge partner Grant Thornton, had a unique 3-layer evaluation framework for all the 300+ nominations received by the company. They assessed each applicant across professional and personal parameters to evaluate effectiveness and impact they have created in their journey. Out of the total 300+ entries, 80 were shortlisted & presented to the jury led by T. V. Mohandas Pai, Chairman of Manipal Global Education. Mr. Pai was assisted by other renowned names like Dr Indu Shahani, President and Chair, ISDI, ISME, ISDI WPP; Kulmeet Bawa, MD, South Asia, Adobe; Alok Jalan, MD, Laqshya Media; Amit Shah, Senior President & Country Head, YES Bank; Ganesh Natarajan, Chairman of F5 World & Social Venture Partners India; Geet Lulla, MD (India), Middle East and South East Asia, Gracenote; Muruguvel Janakiraman, Founder & CEO, Matrimony.com; Naveen Munjal, MD, Hero Eco Hero; Raj Nayak, CEO, Colors–Viacom18 and Vinesh Menon, CEO—Education and Skilling, VIBGYOR Group of Schools to discuss and nominate final 40 winners along with the BW Disrupt team. The jury meet took place on the 18th of August, 2018 at the Leela Hotel, Mumbai. 

The event will start at 11 am on 27th September 2018, followed by an inaugural session by Dr. Annurag Batra, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, BW Businessworld. BW has invited great leaders like Mr. Prashant Tandon, CEO, 1mg; and Rajesh Yabaji, Co-Founder & CEO, BlackBuck for sharing their ‘Success & Excellence Mantras’. Also the top investors such as Dev Khare, Partner, Lightspeed India Partners;  Sanjeev Aggarwal, Co-founder, Helion Ventures; Sunil K Goyal, Managing Director and Fund Manager, YourNest; Ashish Sharma, CEO, Innoven Capital India; and Pankaj Makkar, Managing Director, Bertelsmann Investments India are joining us on the day of the event for sharing their views and thoughts on the topic ‘How do VCs evaluate potential investments: Some Secrets'.

Besides the awardees, the event will be attended by senior central and state government officials, VCs and PE funds, investment bankers, founders, tech companies, consulting companies, bloggers and business journalists. Also, it is highly relevant for the community of start-ups, thought leaders, and other stakeholders to come together for education, connection, and inspiration.

The first edition of BW Businessworld 40 Under 40 Summit and Awards which held in October 2017, had received tremendous response from all the winners, speakers, audience and partners who were present for attending the event.

If you would like to join us on September 27, 2018 at The Leela Ambience, Gurugram, share your confirmation at sujata@businessworld.in / chetan.mehra@businessworld.in.

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