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China’s Dark Horse Club, along with The Passage recently organized an Educational Programme to India.

Venture Gurukool proudly seized the opportunity to host the delegation of potential Chinese Entrepreneurs and Investors. There was a warm Indian traditional welcome ceremony with garlands and tilak. The delegation was familiarised with the Indian culture of treating guests like a god.

Dark Horse Club is China’s leading platform for innovation and entrepreneurship and has built an ecosystem that creates a bond between top entrepreneurs, entrepreneurial enterprises, and investors together with activities such as demo shows, training program, and more. Since it’s founding, the Dark Horse Community has attracted over 10,000 Dark Horse Club members.

The motive behind the educational programme was to introduce the delegation of about 30 potential Entrepreneurs and Investors to the Indian market and share insights about growth and opportunities available here for Chinese entrepreneurs to start their own venture.

India is the fastest developing South Asian country, attracting global eyes towards its constantly growing GDP growth and the potential for tapping resources and manpower because of being a highly populous nation.

A short introduction about the Indian opportunity was presented by our Co-Founder, Ms. Ntasha, where she talked about the Indian start-up ecosystem. The growth of Internet companies in India over the years has attracted eyeballs globally and how the Chinese can function their tried and tested business models in Indian markets, considering the regional similarities between the two nations.

India is the second largest consumer of the Internet market with 462 mn users, expecting to grow to about 730mn by 2020. The numbers being huge makes it an ideal marketplace for fresh talent to establish new and innovative businesses.

There was a great amount idea exchange amongst the audience and the host, which showcased a keen interest toward Venture Gurukool’s methodologies from the Chinese.

Next followed was a discussion with Mr. Divay Pranav, Vice President, China region, Invest India wherein an in-depth conversation was carried about various Indian laws, government policies, regulations and taxation policies for one to start up their own venture.

The event overall bought in immense knowledge share and influx of latest ideologies. As our mission here at Venture Gurukool, we work towards developing an India-China hub that creates, encourages and promotes knowledge and innovation between founders and investors based in India and China.

Venture Gurukool’s vision of facilitating cross-border exchange helps Indian start-ups with Chinese experience and connects entrepreneurs, enterprises, and investors from domestic and International markets to accelerate success.

We take part in holding such events and sharing activities between organizations which are currently in business, to communicate on the product, design, development and operation dimensions to connect them and bring together a vibrant ecosystem for startups in India.