U.S.-India Innovation Forum

This project linked the startup ecosystems in India and the United States with the goal of enhancing entrepreneurship in both regions

The project was made possible by our donors Qualcomm, Pfizer, and Uber and collaborator, Department of Commerce. It was an 18-month project from February 28, 2015, to August 29, 2016.


The project was created through an agreement between the U.S. and India’s governments. It aimed to connect our respective startup ecosystems to boost entrepreneurship in India and the U.S.


  • Launch Event: U.S.-India Innovation Forum (Aug. 29, 2016)
  • Conducted sectoral workshops including financial services, healthcare and other key topics
  • Recommendations to U.S. and Indian governments on how to boost the startup environment