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Wharton India Economic Forum – 2017

Wharton India Economic Forum is back and this edition is bigger than ever.

For the first time WIEF is a holding a 2 day conference in India. Come to the event to see the best upcoming entrepreneurs battle it out for $25000 in cash prizes and mentorship from some of the most sought after industry mentors. We will also have marquee speakers, panelists and inspirational stories at the event that will add immense value to your entrepreneurial journey. Additionally, our networking opportunities with Wharton students, Alumni, professors, entrepreneurs, speakers and panelists will create incredible opportunities for you and your venture.

This will be followed by a speaker series featuring the most prominent thought leaders of today to discuss, debate and share their views on the role of innovation in the Indian economy.

The event will take place in Mumbai on the 6th of Jan at Taj Mahal Palace, Colaba (followed by a speaker series on Jan 7th). On purchasing the ticket you get access to a complimentary networking lunch, coffee and drinks at the hotel. We have limited Early Bird tickets on sale. Buy yours before they run out. Look forward to meeting you at the event.

What to expect:

Jan 6th –

  • Speakers include Kunal Shah, Freecharge; Prof. Kartik Hosanagar, Wharton Professor; Bharati Jacobs,
  • Presentations from our finalists
  • Networking sessions with finalists, speakers, students, Alumni etc.

Jan 7th –

  • Speakers include Devendra Fadnavis, Hon. CM Maharashtra, Zia Mody, Partner AZB; Shradha Sharma, CEO Yourstory
  • Panel discussions on Innovation, Young Gen, Government and more



We have 1 hour of exclusive networking with attendees, presenters, panelists,  Wharton students, Alumni, Professors/


TheRodinhoods are our Outreach partners, we are all set to bring you an exciting contest! ONE LUCKY WINNER will win a free ticket to attend and be TRH reporter for WIEF 2017!

All you have to do is tell us, ‘Why do you think you should cover WIEF 2017’  in no more than 50-100 words

Share your answer in the comments below. The last date for entries is EOD Dec 31st.


Please don’t feel disappointed if you don’t win the free ticket…

Rodinhooders have a special price that you can avail of!

Registration link –

Discount code for Friends of WIEF:  WIFRIENDS2017 

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Twitter: @WhartonIndia17, #WhartonIndia, #WIEF2017


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  1. hey aman,
    sounds like an amazing opportunity for rodinhooders to network with some awesome people!
    all the best for the big day – am sure it will rock!
    thanks for the contest – let’s see who gets to be the lucky rodinhooder who wins and becomes TRH Reporter for WIEF2017!

    • Thanks Asha, look forward.

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