In November 2022, Global Tech Advocates and Tech India Advocates will host the GTA Summit in India.

This will be an opportunity for a global delegation of tech leaders to learn about the extraordinary growth and success taking place across the Indian tech ecosystem. 


The GTA Summit will connect Advocates with ‘New India’ to unearth hidden gems from its rapidly growing tech start-ups and grassroots innovation.

The GTA Summit is an opportunity to understand how India’s tech ecosystem is evolving, and to meet the entrepreneurs and investors behind the country’s most successful tech companies.

Event partners

The ‘Namaste, New India!’ Summit is supported by Tech Nation, Penningtons Manches Cooper, London Stock Exchange Group, Globalization Partners, Deshpande Foundation, Rajasthan Royals, the British Deputy High Commission Bengaluru, and the Karnataka Digital Economy Mission. Future Energy Ventures is also a partner of Global Tech Advocates.

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Sunday 6th November: 

Arrive to Bengaluru (Recommended hotel: Hilton Garden Inn Bengaluru Embassy)

Monday 7th November:

Morning – New India intro from Action for India CEO, Prerna Wadikar, with start-up founders: Manish RaiVerdant Impact, Srinivas Bandlamori – Aspartika Biotech, and Rahul BakareBorecharger

Afternoon – Visit to the Indian Institute of Science in collaboration with Karnataka Digital Economy Mission

Evening – Guest reception at the British Deputy High Commission Residency Bengaluru

Tuesday 8th November:

Daytime – GTA Festival Summit: Namaste New India (11am-3pm)

Afternoon/Evening – Drinks reception hosted by Penningtons Manches Cooper

Wednesday 9th November:

Day trip to Deshpande Foundation in Hubli in the state of Karnataka (midway between Bengaluru and Mumbai) – hosted by Ms Dnyanada Deshpande, Chief Partnership Officer at the Deshpande Foundation, and Dr Arvind Chinchure, Chief Executive Officer at Deshpande Startups.

During this immersive visit, the GTA delegation will interact with the entrepreneurs & mentors (in Hubli’s tech ecosystem at Deshpande Start-ups) to learn about the grassroots / rural tech innovation.

Thursday 10th November:

Morning – Travel to Mumbai (Recommended hotel: Hilton Mumbai International Airport)

Afternoon/evening – Roundtable hosted by Rajasthan Royals, led by Zameer Kochar (Chief Marketing Officer), followed by networking and drinks with local tech leaders

Friday 11th November:

Morning – Guest speaker from the Mumbai tech ecosystem, at the Hilton Mumbai

Afternoon – Visit to Mumbai Municipal Corporation / Tech in action at Disaster Control Room

Afternoon/evening – Tours and cultural visits in Mumbai

Saturday 12th November:

Travel home