Apply to Attend as Social Entrepreneur
Action For India invites social entrepreneurs to join the eclectic cohort of influencers and peers at the 8th edition of the AFI Annual Forum (8th-9th November, 2019 at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India).
Top 100 social entrepreneurs (applicants) will get a chance to be a part of the forum and meet with a group of 100 influencers from different realms of knowledge to foster discussions, deliberations, networking, and collaboration.
Apply Now if you are a SE active in sectors including but not limited to Agriculture, Education, Clean Energy, Healthcare including Water and Sanitation, Livelihood or Financial Inclusion / FinTech, etc.
*** The first deadline for submitting the application form is 23rd September 2019.
Applications will be evaluated and selected on a rolling basis.
For the past 5 years, AFI has been flying in 5 leading social entrepreneurs from India to
Silicon Valley on an all-expense paid 2-week trek and enable them to interact with leading
investors, technology executives and entrepreneurs. The 5 winners are chosen through a meticulous selection process at AFI’s Annual Forum.
The Treks enable Social entrepreneurs to raise money, identify technology partners and
connect with Mentors.
During the past Treks, we have facilitated interactions for the SVC Fellows at
Universities (Stanford, Berkeley, Santa Clara, etc.)
Tech companies (Cisco, Twitter, Google, etc..);
and with distinguished members of the Indian Diaspora (Ram Shriram, Board Member,
Google; Kumar Malavalli, successful serial entrepreneur; Kanwal Rekhi, Founder, TiE;
Deep Nishar, Managing Director, Softbank; etc….)