Three thousand years in the past, an excellent poet from Tamil Nadu, Kaniyan Pungundranar, wrote (in Tamil), “Yaadhum Oorae Yaavarum Kelir”, which implies ‘We harbor a sense of kinship for all locations and all persons are our personal’. Prime Minister Narendra Modi used this quote in his speech to the United Nations in 2019. By the use of clarification, he added, “This sense of belonging past borders, is exclusive to India.”
When the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Edappadi Okay. Palaniswami, visited Silicon Valley in 2019, he launched the Yaadhum Oorae initiative to unite the Tamil talking inhabitants around the globe. As a continuation to this initiative, a ‘Global Yaadhum Oorae Conclave cum Expo 2020’ is being organized, between twenty ninth and thirty first October 2020, by the Authorities of Tamilnadu (GoTN) Steering company and South Indian Chamber of Commerce (SICCI).
The theme for this conclave is “Redefining the engagement with the Tamil diaspora”. The occasion will have a good time the Tamil fraternity’s spirit throughout the nations – with its inherent vibrant traditions, Tamil language, and worldwide commerce. This World celebration will embrace a number of occasions, together with a Hackathon, Startup Pitch, Writers Launchpad, Conferences, cultural performances, and a global Expo to unite Tamils all around the globe beneath one umbrella – Yaadhum Oorae.
ATEATM is taking part on this occasion because the US Desk for the GoTN Steering company to help and promote the startup ecosystem. Coinciding with this World Conclave, ATEA is reinforcing two key packages: ATEA Digital Accelerator and ATEA MentorConnect.
ATEA Digital Accelerator (DAX) is a streamlined program that assists entrepreneurs in each stage of their journey. Entrepreneurs can leverage ATEA’s deep ecosystem of CXOs, SMEs, VCs, Lecturers and Company Executives ranging from getting Mentored and search steerage all the way in which to getting funded or receiving grants from authorities businesses. The ATEA Digital Accelerator program will facilitate funding by means of achieved entrepreneurs, seed buyers and enterprise capital funds within the US and India.
ATEA is presently inviting functions from eligible Startups for the Digital Accelerator (DAX) program. Eligible Startups can come from the fields of knowledge expertise, healthcare, environmental, scientific or social governance, and/or based mostly on sustainable growth targets, however not restricted to those areas. That is open for registration year-round to help startup firms from US and India. Evaluations and investor deal move classes can be carried out on a quarterly foundation. Entrepreneurs can apply now for DAX at http://dax.ateausa.org
Jags Kandasamy, co-founder & CEO of LatentAI, stated, “The ATEA Digital Accelerator supplies help to entrepreneurs in each step of their journey. It’s helpful for startups getting off the block and for these which can be extra established, like ours. Startups have the chance to faucet into the ecosystem”. ATEA co-founders Ram Nagappan and Lena Kannappan echoed the emotions expressed by Jags Kandasamy.
ATEA MentorConnect is a program that offers entrepreneurs a possibility to be guided by Mentors – who’re thought leaders and profitable entrepreneurs or CXOs or SMEs or Buyers themselves. Within the spirit of “giving again to the neighborhood”, they’re prepared to share their abilities, information and experience. The first goal of this program is to raise the management abilities of aspiring entrepreneurs, which can result in straight impacting the way forward for their enterprise. This program isn’t supposed to be a one-time-engagement between the Mentor and the entrepreneur, however an ongoing one the place the Mentor supplies steerage and constructive suggestions alongside the way in which.
ATEA’s Mentors consider that “Being profitable doesn’t make you nice. What makes you nice is if you attain again and assist any person else grow to be nice”. This system itself is run just about and entrepreneurs have the chance to pick out a Mentor of their selection – based mostly on their requirement and the stage they’re of their entrepreneurial journey.
[To learn more information visit Global Yaadhum Oorae Conclave. and ATEA’s Digital Accelerator and MentorConnect programs.]