The Silicon Valley Challenge is Action For India’s annual business plan competition that selects high-potential social enterprises from India for an immersive, experiential learning program held in Silicon Valley, California.
Action For India is a non profit organization that helps India’s social enterprises address their challenges by providing them with access to technology, investors, mentorship, government agencies, local partners and business development support. Their mission is to help social innovators in India overcome barriers to scale and achieve greater impact at the Bottom of the Pyramid.
The Annual Action For India Forum brings together leaders in ICT, banking, donors, government, and business to connect with leading social innovators. At the Annual Forum, social innovators have the opportunity to build on their knowledge and skills, as well as gain from conversations, discussions and networking opportunities with industry leaders.
Winners of the Silicon Valley Challenge get to spend 10 days on the ground and engage with leading technology companies, business incubators, investors and other like-minded businesses
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