The Central Government decided to nominate the non-official members on the National Startup Advisory Council representing various stakeholders such as founders of successful startups, veterans who have grown and scaled companies in India, persons capable of representing interest of investors into startups, persons capable of representing interests of incubators and accelerators, representatives of associations of stakeholders of startups and representatives of industry associations. The term of the Non-official members of the Startup Advisory Council shall be for a period of two years or until further orders.The nominated non-official members are as follows:-Shri Byju Raveendran, Byju’s, Ms. Shradha Sharma, YourStory, Ms. Lizzie Chapman, ZestMoney, Shri Bhavish Aggarwal, Ola Cab etc.
About National Startup Advisory Council
Established : 2020
Organiser : Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade
Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) had constituted the ‘National Startup Advisory Council’ vide Notification dated 21st January 2020 to advise the Government on measures needed to build a strong ecosystem for nurturing innovation and startups in the country to drive sustainable economic growth and generate large scale employment opportunities.
Sources : PIB