Startups and MSMEs

Startups and MSMEs

Startup World Expo - MSME's & Startups in Services

Indian SMEs & Startup’s has been the growth engine of Indian economy. They have been rapidly re-innovating to enhance competitiveness in the dynamic global and domestic business environment. Traditional people-oriented and manual process driven styles of business are clearly witnessing a transformation towards a technology enabled process centric working environment.

India’s SMB’s segment is playing a significant role in India’s economy employing 40 per cent of India’s workforce, contributes >17 per cent to national GDP, has 45 per cent share in manufacturing output. These business needs are driving increased opportunities and the SMB market is seeing a CAGR of about 15 per cent Y-o-Y and this growth is about to propel further in the years to come. According to the MSME Annual Report, around 68.2% enterprises in the SME sector are engaged in the service sector. Thus, the robust growth experienced by SMEs can be attributed to their steady growth in the service sector.

The services list of MSME sector varies by industry and provides deep specialization in areas of expertise. Following are few categories:

  • Finance and investment advisory
  • Accounting and Tax related services
  • Company secretarial services
  • Legal and Governance
  • Intellectual property managementservices
  • Process and Compliance services
  • Marketing and Sales services
  • Digital marketing services
  • Market Research and Analytics
  • Human resources – recruitment, management and engagement of labor
  • Startup incubator& co-working services
  • Industry consulting and advisory services
  • Plug and play services –logistics, warehousing
  • Investment Firms and VCs

The Government of India has taken various initiatives to strengthen and support the startup and SME services industry in India. StartupWorld Expo with GES 2018 is another significant step to boost the Startup & SMEin services on an international platform.


  • 4 Day global B2B exhibition with extensive visibility to showcase products & services
  • 450+ organizations
  • Network with Business delegations & Buyers from 100+ Countries
  • Online booking of 3000+ B2B Meetings
  • Global thought leaders from Industry, Government, Trade Delegation & Associations
  • Focused productive Conferences & Seminar Sessions
  • Hosted Buyers Program
  • 22 focus services sectors

Why Startup World Expo (SWE) in collaboration with Global Exhibition on Services (GES) by CII?

  • Excellent Highly cost effective global Platform
  • On spot Generate Leads
  • Meet up with Domestic & Overseas Buyers & Sellers
  • Engage in Business & Trade Alliances/Partnerships
  • Marketing & Promotion
  • Network & Knowledge Sharing

Exhibitor Profile

The Startup World Expo Co-Located with India Ecommerce Expo, India Retail Expo and Global Exhibition on Services 2018 of CII will showcase MSMEs & Startup’s ecosystem from the following sectors

  • IT and ITeS
  • Retail
  • E-Commerce
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Business and Management Consulting
  • Healthcare and Wellness
  • Logistics and Transportation
  • Tourism and Hospitality
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