USISPF Startup Connect

USISPF Startup Connect

Listen to what USISPF's Startup Connect member have to say about their cross border journey.

India has the third largest startup ecosystem in the world. Under Prime Minister Modi, startups in India have finally received overwhelming recognition and support. India has seen at least a dozen start-ups achieve unicorn status, including Flipkart, which was bought by Walmart for $16 billion in 2018.
USISPF’s Startup Connect

USISPF is committed to bridging the gap between the U.S. and India by focusing on cross border startups with the creation of Startup Connect. The program is being designed by startups, for startups with the goal to increase job creation in the United States and India.


By 2025, India will have the world’s largest population, generating one of the greatest B2C opportunities in the world. The U.S. is the preeminent technology capital of the world. U.S. businesses have been the biggest investors in India since liberalization began in 1991. Conversely, the U.S. has been the top investment destination for Indian companies. The two countries saw bilateral trade jump to $160 billion in 2019 from $142.8 billion in 2018.

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