National Startup Day 2023:
National Startup Day is celebrated annually on January 16th in India, to recognize and promote the country’s vibrant startup ecosystem.
- The day is marked by a week-long event, the Startup India Innovation Week, organized by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT).
- While there is no designated theme for the day, the event is focused on highlighting the contributions of startup businesses and encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship in the country.
- The event provides a platform for startup business owners to connect with investors, mentors, and other entrepreneurs, and to share their ideas and experiences.
- National Startup Day was established by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2022, as a way to celebrate the successes of the startup community in India.
- The first National Startup Day was observed in 2022,