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CNBC-TV18 to host 8th edition of Young Turks Conclave inspired by 17 years old Young Turks

With the theme ‘Coming of Age: Sense, Size & Scale’, the day long conclave will bring together global and Indian luminaries to discuss the future of mobility, payments and ‘Make in India’ consumer brands from the start-ups space to inspire budding entrepreneurs

Inspired with the success of CNBC-TV18’s Young Turks, which is designed and conceptualised around start-ups, and has been on air for 17 years, Young Turks Conclave has entered its 8th year of bringing global, Indian entrepreneurs, business legends, thought leaders, together. With the theme “Coming of Age: Sense, Size & Scale” the day-long conclave will be held on November 1, 2018 at JW Marriott, New Delhi.

To inspire budding entrepreneurs, conclave will witness unicorn founders, angel investors, venture capitalists, policy makers and young achievers from the realm of business, sports, music, cinema and arts; share their journeys. Some of the plenary sessions include: What’s Next for Digital Payments, The Future of Smart Mobility, South East Asia: The New Battleground for Indian Start-ups, The Business of Creativity and The Rise of the New Indian Consumer Brands.

Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor, CNBC-TV18, said, “As the euphoria of the ‘wonder years’ ebbs we are seeing entrepreneurs go back to basics of doing business right even as some of them take their businesses global. With our Young Turks Mentor and Masterclass formats, Young Turks on Campus and multiple global editions of the show that aim to create a knowledge bridge we’re now focusing on playing a more active role in nurturing the startup ecosystem in our country.”

Looking forward to the high octane sessions on smart mobility, payments, cyber security, machine learning, Joy Chakraborthy, CEO-Forbes India and President – Revenue, TV18, said, "The Young Turks Conclave is a prime example of CNBC-TV18 leading the agenda of constructing a platform that benefits our viewers, partners and the business community at large. It is indeed going to be a special edition.”

The conclave will welcome notable delegates sharing their in-depth experience, insights and varied perspectives, such as John Chambers, Founder, JC2 Ventures and former Executive Chairman and CEO of CISCO Systems; Ritesh Agarwal, Founder and CEO, OYO; Binny Bansal of Flipkart; Amrish Rau of PayU; Kiran Vasidreddy, COO, Paytm; Pradeep Parameswaran, President India anf South Asia, Uber; Greg Moran, Founder and CEO, Zoom Car; Ananth Narayanan of Myntra; Sidu Ponnappa of Go Jek Tech; investors like Abheek Anand of Sequoia Capital India, Andy Kaye of Our Crowd and Deepak Shahdadpuri of DSG Consumer Partners as well as policy makers like DIPP Secretary, Ramesh Abhishek and Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog.

The panel on Young Turks in Sports will have Anjum Chopra, Sakshi Malik, and Heena Sidhu tracing their journey and achievements, while the panel on Young Turks in Cinema will have Rana Daggubati and Ayushmann Khurrana. The jury will be chaired by Naina Lal. The conclave will also felicitate the Young Business Women Leaders of 2018.

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