At Action For India’s upcoming Annual Forum, you can be very sure to meet 199 people who want to help you scale up the impact of your social enterprise. Since its inception four years ago, this unique, Invite only gathering of 100 social entrepreneurs and 100 key influencers (investors, tech gurus, mentors, IAS officers and others) has been a launch-pad for fruitful collaborations in the social enterprise space. So, here is an opportunity to get the world to back you in realising your enterprise's true potential!
Come, hear and learn from thought leaders at the intersection of business, technology, entrepreneurship and social impact.
Every participant at the AFI’s Annual Forum - be it a social entrepreneur or an influencer - is invited only after a rigorous selection process resulting in high quality interactions.
Participants in each of the five sectors represented at the Forum have an opportunity for a deep dive into emerging technology trends, business opportunities and market challenges.
Connect with Hub Champions from AFI’s pan India network of regional hubs of social innovation. Secure local partnerships for your business needs.
A unique competition that sharpens your pitching skills - the toppers ( about five) win an expenses-paid two-week tour of Silicon Valley to network with distinguished business and technology leaders, and equip themselves to scale the social impact of their enterprise.
- Anup Akkihal, CEO, Logistimo
The density at AFI’s Annual Forum created several useful opportunities. We catalyzed strategic technology partnerships with young stars, met with senior mentors and even discovered several customers and vendors at the Forum.
- Sean Blagsvedt, CEO, Babajob.com
Action For India organizes the best social enterprise conference I know of in India, curating the 100 best social enterprises from across the country.
- Devi Prasad Rao - CEO, Arohana Dairy Pvt
After the AFI event held in Aug, 2013, we met 46 IAS Officers and got invited by the District Administration of Mayurbhanj district, Odisha to replicate our work in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. We now combine the scale of the Government and the speed and efficiency of the private sector.
- Ketan Deshpande - Chairman, FUEL
AFI helped me to connect with important stakeholders in the system, such as Shiv Kemka’s tGelf. Now, my organisation FUEL is working in partnership with them to train 500+ rural schools teachers across India.
AFI brings together thought leaders from various walks of life to share their experience and wisdom
The keynote speakers at AFI Forum 2016 will inspire you to put your best forward yet in making your enterprise a success
TO QUALIFY YOUR ORGANIZATION MUST:
Be an Indian NGO or for-profit enterprise with a social mission
Have a technology component as part of your operating/business model
Be active in Agriculture, Education, Energy, Healthcare or Livelihood
Be at least a year but less than 7 years old
Be interested in being part of AFI's pan India Hub Network
Images from Past AFI Forums
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