Amazon India's Smbhav 2021 Blog: Updates on the summit
April 15, 2021
Hear Manish Tiwary speak about key Amazon India pledges
And Smbhav's begun!
April 13, 2021
'1.4 lakh registrations from 15k pincodes'
#2DaysToGo for #Smbhav2021 & already 1.4 lakh+ registrations from over 15k pin codes, 28 states & 8UTs of India, & 69 countries too! With a stellar speaker line-up across 4 days, here's looking to SMBs, entrepreneurs & innovators unlock infinite possibilities for a #DigitalIndia pic.twitter.com/OcdCkfzKwC— Amit Agarwal (@AmitAgarwal) April 13, 2021
April 12, 2021
Amazon India Launches Amazon Mentor Connect program for thousands of Start-ups & Emerging Brands
Amazon.in today announced the launch of the “Amazon Mentor Connect” ahead of Amazon’ flagship event - Smbhav. The Amazon Mentor Connect program is aimed at accelerating the growth of start-ups and emerging brands owners enrolled in the Amazon Launchpad program - helping them gain exclusive access to guidance from VCs, industry veterans and Amazon leaders through expert knowledge sharing sessions, networking events and 1:1 mentorship sessions. Mentors from Educational Institutions and VC firms like Fireside Ventures, DSG Consumer Partners, Elevation Capital, Tomorrow Capital have already signed up for this program and are looking forward to contributing to the Indian startup growth story.
April 8, 2021
Amazon India shares its journey in numbers
Amazon India crossed key milestones – 2.5MM MSMEs in the ecosystem, $3B in cumulative exports, & 1 million jobs created. As we move towards #AatmanirbharBharat, humbled & energized to see e-commerce acting as a catalyst for economic recovery & tapping #DigitalIndia’s potential. https://t.co/1wo6uZk07f— Amit Agarwal (@AmitAgarwal) April 8, 2021
Amazon India today provided an update on the progress it has made on its commitments made in January 2020, to announce that it has digitized 2.5 million MSMEs, enabled cumulative exports worth $3 billion and helped create nearly 1 million jobs in India till date. Last year at the inaugural Smbhav Summit, Amazon had announced an investment of $1 billion to digitally enable 10 million MSMEs, enable ecommerce exports worth $10 billion and create 1 million additional jobs in India between 2020 and 2025. The company is on track to fulfil these commitments.
April 7, 2021
Looking forward to hearing our esteemed panel of speakers: Manish Tiwary
Extremely excited to be welcoming speakers like @IndraNooyi , @NandanNilekani , Sunil Bharti Mittal, Sanjiv Mehta and Piyush Pandey to #AmazonSmbhav - we are all looking forward to hearing about their takes on unlocking infinite possibilities for a Digital India. pic.twitter.com/TFZp0W88Sj— Manish Tiwary (@manish_tiwary) April 7, 2021
Who should attend the Summit?
With celebrations bigger than ever, get ready for 4 action packed days of learning, networking and experience the marvel of the SMB ecosystem coming together to unlock infinite possibilities for a Digital India.
If you identify as an enthusiast for progress, click here to register now!
March 19, 2021
75K registrations and counting: Amit Agarwal
From B'lore to Brescia, London to Kollam, #Smbhav2021 has over 75k registrations & counting, from across the world!— Amit Agarwal (@AmitAgarwal) March 19, 2021
So delighted to see the excitement amongst startups, brands, & businesses across sectors as they get set to unlock infinite possibilities of a #DigitalIndia. pic.twitter.com/vpxW5BtkHK
Amazon announces 2nd edition of ‘Amazon Smbhav Awards’
Amazon India today announced the launch of the 2nd edition of Amazon Smbhav Awards to celebrate the spirit of businesses, innovators and individuals who have excelled across sectors and have contributed to the development of the Small Business ecosystem in India. Through these awards, Amazon aims to recognize businesses that have contributed towards building an AtmaNirbhar Bharat and are part of the pillars that are key to building a self-reliant India – SMB Digitization, Startup enablement, Innovation, Skilling & job creation & Exports.
March 17, 2021
Amazon announces ‘Amazon Smbhav- Build for India’ Hackathon
Amazon India today announced the launch of the ‘Amazon Smbhav- Build for India’ Hackathon organized by Skillenza, supported by Amazon. ‘Amazon Smbhav- Build for India’ Hackathon is part Amazon’s flagship event – Smbhav aims at bringing the community of developers together and enable development of unique and disruptive solutions towards creating an AatmaNirbhar Bharat.
‘Amazon Smbhav – Hackathon Build for India’ has been designed to provide developers and software engineers with the opportunity to build innovative solutions and solve real-world problems.
Feb 22, 2021
Amazon India’s second edition of the ‘Smbhav’ summit on April 15-18, 2021
Amazon India today announced that it will host the second edition of ‘Amazon Smbhav’ from April 15-18th, 2021. Smbhav 2021 will bring together important industry and thought leaders for invigorating discussions on way ahead towards creating an Aatmanirbhar Bharat by unlocking possibilities for businesses and entrepreneurs through a partnership with Amazon. Amazon Smbhav will be a four-day virtual summit hosted around the theme of ‘Unlocking Infinite Possibilities for India’ across sectors like manufacturing, retail, logistics, IT/ITeS, content creators, start-ups, brands and entrepreneurs across India. Over 30,000 participants are expected to participate at Amazon Smbhav, learning about best practices and industry trends from over 70 speakers.