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Emerging entrepreneurs, including 20 women from learned about innovative tools in TechCamp

U.S. Consulate General in Chennai offered practical guidance on how to network, grow and expand the entrepreneurs businesses.


PTI India
Updated: 20-07-2018 20:46 IST
Emerging entrepreneurs, including 20 women from learned about innovative tools in TechCamp

NGOs, journalists, advocacy groups, entrepreneurs, professionals, students and others. (Image Credit: Twitter)

Thirty-two emerging entrepreneurs, including 20 women from the city, learned about innovative tools for start-ups during a two-day TechCamp, which concluded here today.

The event was organised by the U.S.Consulate General in partnership with Global India Fund and four experts from India and the United States led interactive training on innovative technologies available to start-ups to take their enterprises to the next level.

Inaugurating the Techcamp virtually from the US Consulate General Chennai yesterday, Lauren Lovelace, Consul for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, stressed U.S. commitment to create an environment that empowers innovators especially women and first-generation business owners, a US consulate release said.

U.S. Consulate General in Chennai offered practical guidance on how to network, grow and expand the entrepreneurs businesses.

In addition, the Nexus Startup Hub, which is housed in the American Center in New Delhi, provided a virtual orientation about training opportunities available to emerging entrepreneurs, the release said.

At the concluding session Kathleen Hosie, Information Officer, U.S. Consulate General, Chennai awarded certificates and urged the participating entrepreneurs to remain connected with one another.

TechCamp is an interactive workshop hosted by the U.S. State Departments Bureau of International Information Programs.

It connects technology experts from around the globe with local groups seeking to apply technology to tackle specific issues and find solutions focusing on building digital capacity for various groups including civil society,

NGOs, journalists, advocacy groups, entrepreneurs, professionals, students and others.

Since 2010 the Department has conducted more than 60 TechCamps, training more than 3,200 participants from more than 110 countries.

This is the second TechCamp for emerging entrepreneurs in South India. The first was held in Chennai for 55 international participants in July last, the release said.

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