Driven by factors such as massive funding, consolidation activities, evolving technology and a burgeoning domestic market; the Start-up Ecosystem in India has seen a momentous rise. India has become world’s 3rd largest Start-up nation and a key market for innovative ideas, niche technology, products and services. While we see this rise, Start-ups also require veterans to handhold and walk them through the journey of complete development cycle providing mentorship, business advisory, market access, operational support, proposition support and fundraising. Xelerate India 2017 is a platform for Start-ups, Corporates, Government Officials and Support Service providers to collaborate and continue fostering innovation. Given the demographics of the nation, by 2020, India will have the world’s largest working population. With aggregators dominating the marketplace, IoT pushing India to be a mobile first nation and technology aided Finance, Healthcare and Education sectors, Start-ups will drive a major share of focus in emerging areas such as IoT, Finance, Healthcare, Education, Marketplace and SaaS.