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Young Turks (CNBC India) Series on the Women Entrepreneurs’ Visit to Silicon Valley

Young Turks, the longest running show about entrepreneurship on CNBC India is doing a series of six episodes (starting June 13, 2015) on the women entrepreneurs in technology that went for an experiential learning visit to Silicon Valley in April 2015. The trip to Silicon Valley was sponsored and organized by the Anita Borg Institute, the Department of Science and Technology (DST) – Government of India, the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and the National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB). The group of six entrepreneurs met top executives at eBay and Google, connected with trade associations, venture capitalists and other tech women entrepreneurs from the Valley who mentored them to grow their business and raise capital.

13 June, 2015: The first show of the series has Geetha Kannan, Managing Director of ABI India, speak about the initiative and Naiyya Saggi, Co-founder & CEO of BabyChakra, share her entrepreneurial story. Watch the full show. 

20 June, 2015: Meet Pooja Sharma, Co-Founder and Tech Head of Feepal, a customized payment platform for education institutes. Watch the full show.

27 June, 2015: Lavina Mahbubani, the Co Founder of Lumos Design Technology talks about their solar powered back packs. The company has already sold close to 2000 Lumos bag packs across the globe. Watch the full show.

Catch the next show on 4 July, 2015 at 11 a.m. or 5 July, 2015 at 12 noon.