2014 India Business Conference Sponsors

Conference Partner

Website: Zoomdojo

Zoomdojo is an online, open resource for college students and young professionals to facilitate their career search. Offline, the company works with companies, non-profits, educational institutions and student organizations to conduct workshops, seminars and events. Zoomdojo’s mission is access to career success for all. While the site is open to any user, focus is on first gens, under-represented minorities, international students and student veterans. Zoomdojo was founded by two women, Ritu Banga and Carol Rattray, both first generation Americans. The company is based in New York City but is dedicated to presenting a global outlook: its proprietary database for job search includes thousands of companies from around the world; and Zoomdojo City Focus showcases cities from New York to Beijing to Tel Aviv to Bangalore, written by students and young professionals who share their experiences in the cities where they work, live and play.

US India Business Council
Website: USIBC

The U.S.-India Business Council is the premier business advocacy organization representing America’s top companies investing in India, joined by global Indian companies, with an aim to deepen trade and strengthen commercial ties. USIBC was formed in 1975 at the request of the government of the United States and India to involve the private sectors of both countries to enhance investment flows between the United States and India. Our primary mission is to serve as a direct link between business and government leaders, resulting in increased trade and investment. The U.S.-India Business Council is the principal interlocutor for industry operating in the U.S. and Indian marketplace, playing a critical role supporting U.S. Government initiatives that include the U.S.-India Economic Dialogue (CEO Forum), the U.S.-India High Technology Cooperation Group, U.S.-India Energy Dialogue, the Defense Procurement & Production Group, and the U.S.-India Trade Policy Forum.

Panel Sponsor

State Bank of India
Website: SBI New York

State Bank of India (SBI), with a 200 year history, is the largest commercial bank in India in terms of assets, deposits, profits, branches, customers and employees. The Government of India is the single largest shareholder of this Fortune 500 entity. SBI was ranked 60th in the list of Top 1000 Banks in the world by “The Banker” in July 2012. State Bank of India’s New York brand offers a variety of services including money transfer to India, deposits, and credit and trade finance. Please visit the SBI New York website for more information.


The Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business
Website: Chazen Institute

The Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business serves as the hub of international activity at Columbia Business School. The institute draws on the expertise of world-class faculty members and business leaders to help shape the thinking and discourse on major global business issues.

Hospitality Partner

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Bhatti Indian Grill
Website: Website

Bhatti is an ultra-authentic north Indian restaurant in the heart of New York City that’s refined yet affordable, upscale and still comfortable. Take your pick from a variety of kebabs and curries and watch as our master chefs work their magic at the Bhatti. Bhatti Indian Grill is Indian food like you’ve never tasted-the flavors are unique, harmonious on the palate, a lot less of the overwhelming heat that’s associated with Indian cuisine and something all together far more sophisticated. The recipes are rare finds even in India, where they’re special treats sought out from master chefs. Bhatti is a real gourmand’s restaurant-seriously made food with top-notch, educated service to do it justice.

Media Partner

TV Asia
TV Asia
Website: TV Asia

TV Asia is the first coast-to-coast entertainment and information channel for the South Asian community in the United States. The channel offers regularly scheduled programming in Hindi, English, Gujarati, and other regional languages, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In the Fall of 2013, the channel transitioned to a permanent HD signal. TV Asia is keenly focused on community building, and supports university level Cricket across the United States.

Outreach Partner

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Entry India
Website: Entry India

Entry India LLC is a New Jersey, USA based company with the purpose of connecting US based businesses with opportunities in India. Entry India’s goal is to prepare organizations thoroughly with regards to all aspects of doing business with India before, during, and after your India initiative. The company also publishes ‘US India and Business Travel Guide’ which provides practical information on Private and Government Resources, Setting up a Firm, Qualified Service Providers, Funding Agencies for entrepreneurs & SMEs, Industry Associations, among other services.

Non-Profit Partner

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Asha for Education NYC/NJ Chapter
Website: Asha for Education

Asha for Education is a fully volunteer-run 501(c)(3) non-profit with 66 chapters around the world whose mission is to catalyze socio-economic change in India through the education of underprivileged children. Asha’s focus on children’s education has galvanised a number of volunteers across the globe. Today, there are 66 Asha chapters worldwide: 46 in the US, 12 in India, and 7 in Europe and 1 in Canada. Volunteers in each of these chapters take personal interest in identifying education-related projects in India, and supporting them through funds and other means.

The New York City/New Jersey chapter of Asha was started in the summer of 1994 by students from Columbia, Rutgers and Yeshiva Universities. Today, the team is comprised of a diverse group of young professionals and students. The chapter has had the privilege of funding and supporting project ranging from all-girl vocational schools, to human rights education camps, to orphanages and alternative education opportunities for communities that would otherwise be isolated.