Why Sankalp

Inclusive: No other convening in the region brings together such diverse stakeholders where grassroots entrepreneurs can interact with global DFIs, investors, intermediaries, government representatives and so many more
Entrepreneur-Centric: At the heart of Sankalp is always the entrepreneur. Our philosophy centers around the idea that inclusive development will come through sustainable, impactful businesses. Sankalp intends to create an environment where they can thrive
Collaborative: With a unique focus on South-South and North-South collaboration, Sankalp is ideally placed to facilitate exchange globally. Also, since our work exists at the intersection of social and commercial business, we facilitate collaborations between large corporations, smaller enterprises, and innovators to reach low-income consumers.

How does Sankalp help in ecosystem building?

Enterprise Development Support for Entrepreneurs: Sankalp’s core purpose is to create an environment where entrepreneurs thrive. Entrepreneurs at the summit receive curated learning and development support as well as critical visibility among global partners and funders.
Exclusive Networking Opportunities: No other convening in the region brings together such diverse stakeholders where grassroots entrepreneurs can interact with global DFIs, investors, intermediaries, government representatives and many more.

Partnership & Collaboration: With a unique focus on emerging markets the summit facilitates partnerships and collaborations between large corporations, small and medium size enterprises as well as entrepreneurs and innovators aiming to reach low-income consumers.

Country Spotlights: This is especially important for anyone with ambitions to scale or establish presence in other countries across the continent and would like to get in-depth analysis of the challenges and opportunities present in those regions.

Sector Insights: structured focus group discussions on sectors such as education, agriculture value chains, clean energy and access water. The Summit will drive greater harmonization among global actors and build on conversations at previous summits which were focused around the theme of spurring the entrepreneurship economy.

5 things that differentiate a Sankalp Summit:

Sector Focused Discussions: Get a grip on sector insights in the region by participating in specific sector focused sessions – Health, Energy, Financial Services, Agriculture, Education and Technology for Development

Regional Spotlights: Listen and collaborate with practitioners and entrepreneurs from the region. Explore all under one roof! Make your formula to scale your business ne

Celebration of Entrepreneurship: you are not alone, meet like- minded passion hearted fellow entrepreneurs and be a part of each other’s journey of making a difference

A journey of Discovery: To what it would take to innovate in diverse markets through multiple interactive sessions and fireside chats covering key sectors, emerging markets, latest trends, hot topics and leadership perspectives

Innovation Expo and Enterprise Awards: Visit the booths at Expo and get to know more about these change makers and entrepreneurs who are making a difference. If you want to showcase your business then this is the place. That’s not all. The Summit also showcases enterprises with ideas and innovations around the impact sector. Handpicked by a reputed Jury you get to witness the best of social minds gather and spur the cause of entrepreneurship