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Chamber of Indian Startups and MSMEs (CISMSME) Set to Elevate India's Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Delhi | October 17, 2023
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In a significant development for India's dynamic Startup and Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) landscape, the launch of Chamber of Indian Startups and MSMEs (CISMSME) comes as a breather for India’ massive MSMEs and Startup sector promising to be a catalyst for innovation, growth, and collaboration in the Indian business ecosystem.

Startups sector in India is poised to grow rapidly and is known for its agility, innovation, and a great potential to scale up keeping pace with fast changing technology.

It is estimated that by 2025, the MSMEs ministry aims to increase its contribution to GDP by up to 50% as India strives to become a $5 trillion economy. Startups and MSMEs together account for about 45% of India's exports. Besides MSMEs foster inclusive growth by creating employment opportunities for low-income rural people. 

Startups often operate in technology, e-commerce, fintech, health tech, and other emerging industries while MSMEs encompass a wide range of businesses across sectors. 

CISMSME, a visionary Non Government organization, is set to play a pivotal role in fostering a supportive environment for startups and MSMEs across the country. Recognizing the immense potential of these sectors as engines of economic growth and job creation, CISMSME is committed to addressing their unique challenges and championing their aspirations.


Empowering Entrepreneurs for Success

At the heart of CISMSME's mission is a dedication to empowering entrepreneurs and business leaders with the tools, resources, and networks needed to thrive. Through advocacy, mentorship programs, and strategic partnerships, CISMSME aims to facilitate a conducive ecosystem for startups and MSMEs to innovate, scale, and create sustainable enterprises. 

Key Initiatives and Focus Areas:CISMSME's strategic approach encompasses a wide range of initiatives designed to drive positive change: 

Policy Advocacy:CISMSME will be a strong voice for startups and MSMEs, advocating for policies and regulations that support their growth and development. 

Mentorship and Skill Development:The organization will connect budding entrepreneurs with seasoned mentors and offer training programs to enhance skills and knowledge.

Access to Funding:CISMSME will facilitate access to capital and funding opportunities, ensuring that promising startups and MSMEs have the financial support they need. 

Networking and Collaboration: Through events, conferences, and networking platforms, CISMSME will foster collaboration and knowledge sharing among entrepreneurs, investors, and industry experts. 

Research and Data Insights: CISMSME will conduct research to provide valuable insights into the startup and MSME ecosystem, helping businesses make informed decisions. 

Finding Mentors for Your Startups: CISMSME will connect startups with experienced mentors who can provide guidance and insights to navigate challenges and achieve success. 

Connecting with Investors/Venture Capitalists: The organization will facilitate to establish connections between startups and potential investors, including venture capitalists, to help secure funding for growth and expansion. 

Some insights from the CISMSME Leadership- 

"We are thrilled to launch CISMSME and embark on this journey to transform the startup and MSME landscape in India. Our mission is to provide unwavering support to entrepreneurs and create an ecosystem where innovation thrives. Together, we will drive the future of Indian entrepreneurship." - Dr. Suneel Maggo, President, CISMSME 

"CISMSME is the platform where dreams take shape and businesses find their wings. We are here to bridge the gap between aspirations and achievements, helping startups and MSMEs flourish." -  Mr. Sameer Rastogi, Vice President of CISMSME

 "The strength of our organization lies in its commitment to research and data-driven insights. We will provide the knowledge base necessary for informed decisions and strategic growth." - Dr. Jyotirmoy Jain, Secretary General. 

"This is a pivotal moment for India's entrepreneurial community. CISMSME's advocacy efforts will work tirelessly to champion the interests of startups and MSMEs on the national stage. Our message is clear: Your success is our priority." - Mr. Sandeep Bisht, National Spokesperson, CISMSME 

Through CISMSME, we are embarking on a journey to redefine the future of entrepreneurship in India. Our commitment to supporting startups and MSMEs will pave the way for innovation, growth, and economic prosperity. - Mr. Rajen Kumar, Advisor and Media Head, CISMSME 

"We believe in the potential of startups and MSMEs to drive India's economic growth, and we are excited to be a part of this journey with CISMME." - Mr. Satin Sachdeva, Member National Executive Committee, CISMSME 

CISMSME is not just an organization; it's a movement that will shape the destiny of Indian Startups and MSMEs. We are dedicated to telling their stories, celebrating their achievements, and sharing their innovative spirit with the world."- CA Rajesh Parakh, Member National Executive Committee, CISMSME 

A Bright Future for Indian Startups and MSMEs

CISMSME envisions a future where Indian startups and MSMEs are recognized globally for their innovation and resilience. By nurturing entrepreneurship, facilitating investments, and advocating for enabling policies, the Chamber of Indian Startups and MSMEs is poised to make a lasting impact on the Indian business landscape.

CISMSME invites entrepreneurs, Startups, MSMEs, investors, industry experts, and all stakeholders interested in the growth and success of startups and MSMEs to join hands in this transformative journey. Together, we can create a vibrant and prosperous entrepreneurial ecosystem in India. 

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The Chamber of Indian Startups and MSMEs (CISMSME) is a dynamic organization dedicated to empowering startups and Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in India. With a mission to foster growth, innovation, and collaboration, CISMSME advocates for supportive policies, offers mentorship programs, and facilitates access to funding and resources for entrepreneurs. By bringing together a community of passionate individuals and organizations, CISMSME is committed to shaping a brighter future for Indian startups and MSMEs. 

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Sandeep Bisht


Chamber of Indian Startups and MSME, 301, Deep Shikha Building, Rajendra Place, New Delhi-110008

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