Travis Kalanick to visit IIT-Bombay for a session on ‘Entrepreneurship’


Travis Kalanick, Founder & CEO of Uber, the fastest growing start-ups in the world, will be in Mumbai on Tuesday, 19th January 2016 at 3.30pm for a keynote address and a fireside chat with Mr. Ronnie Screwvala, Indian entrepreneur and philanthropist at the Indian Institute of Bombay – Powai, as part of his three-day visit to India.

 Travis’ talk titled ‘How to Build a Business like an Engineer’ will involve stories from Uber’s journey, learnings from his entrepreneurial journey through the years and what it really takes to build the world’s fastest growing company. The session is expected to see an attendance of over 2500 students, start-up enthusiasts and local entrepreneurs.

 This is the maiden trip he is making to India to participate in the launch of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious Start-up India programme in Delhi on January 16. Kalanick, who is on a three-day visit, will deliver a keynote address on entrepreneurship at the event.