About BES


Bihar Entrepreneurship Summit 2018

Why BES ?

Bihar Entrepreneurs Association (BEA) is organizing The Annual Flagship event, 5th Bihar Entrepreneurship Summit “Enterprising Bihar" (पांचवा बिहार उद्यमिता सम्मलेन "उद्यमी बिहार") on 21st March 2018 at Gyan Bhawan, Patna catering 8 crore (80 million) Youth Population of the state of Bihar. It has been a Festival of Entrepreneurs, a tribute to all Entrepreneurs, StartUps and Youth who are working to Make "An Enterprising Bihar".

We have been working for last six years for bringing Change in a state where Entrepreneurship has never been considered as a Respectable career option with Entrepreneurs (we have created around 2000 Entrepreneurs covering 38 districts of the state), more than 16000 online registered members, Seed Fund, Angel Investors & VCs; Organizations like EAI; Academicians and Consultants from organizations like Harvard, Oxford, Virginia, IIMs, IITs, LSE; Bankers; youth Students (Potential Entrepreneurs) from top institutes etc.

We are organizing this in partnership with 27 National and International partners and Institutions who have been our partners in the journey for last 6 years.

We are inviting different stakeholders, Govt and Non-govt departments, Organization, Entrepreneurs, Investors, Individuals for thinking about it, designing it and making it Impact-Making this year also.

Hon Chief Minister of Bihar has inaugurated BES-15 and BES-17. How BES 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 rejuvenated the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem of this state is already published in media, visible to the public by new StartUp in the state and is well appreciated by the society. BES has been a major Breakthrough Platform for all who are interested in Bihar.

BES-14 and paved the way for making Bihar the Next StartUp Destination, BES-15 with Bihar StartUp Policy, Incubation Centres, IT Park at Biscomaun, a 500cr State Venture Capital Fund, Bihar StartUp Yatra in all districts among some initiatives.

BES-16 gave Udyog Samwad (Direct Talk between individuals and Govt.), StartUp Committee to implement StartUp Policy, many tie-ups. BES-17 launching of StartUp Policy with 4000 participants and StartUp Expo.

Also, Walk the Talk is organized every year just before BES, where co-founders and youth walk across the city of Patna talking Innovation, Ideation, Policies, Business Opportunities and Motivating the Public. The highlight features this year will be "StartUp which Raised funds in crores", "The Trendsetters of Bihar", "Women Entrepreneurs (Role Models)", "The Product Expo" of Technological Products/StartUps from Innovative Organizations and Series of Workshop on Manufacturing Sector.

BES has been a big stage for any Product Launch in Bihar, many Innovative enterprises and startups have taken benefit to reach to the Markets in Bihar. It has brought New Partnerships and Tie-ups between Entrepreneurs.

During BES-18, only 1200 selected participants (out of more 16,000 registrations) will be allowed to present from across the globe, many with New Investment proposals, products and services. BEA has been partner with Govt of Guizhou, China, Govt of Turkey to name a few in the past for Entrepreneurship, Trade and Investment and many State Govt also.

We would like to request you to Support and Partner in Bihar Entrepreneurship Summit as an Organizing Partner and Guide us in meeting our vision of Enterprising Bihar.

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Sarah Pritzker

Sarah Pritzker

Food Entrepreneur, USA

sara gross

Sara Gross

Agri Expert & Researcher

Smita Purushottam

Smita Purushottam

Ex- Ambassador to Switzerland

Rajalakshmi Dravid

Rajalakshmi Dravid

Skill Development Expert, Australia