“In an effort to encourage, empower and fund the start-ups across the entrepreneurial ecosystem and to create leverage in your start-ups, as well as enable you to grow your existing enterprises, LJ Knowledge Foundation LJ Group of Institutes had organized first of its kind Start-Up Angel And VC investors meet on 19th and 20th August,2016 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. In order to gear up the start-up ecosystem in the Western Region of India – Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Goa. Antracon The fundraising event was launched on 19th of August, 2016. It was a process in which 32 start ups were chosen from across 5 states, who pitched front of 125 investors, 20 angel and VC and syndicates via a pitching process which was completely transparent and had 2 rounds of curation to select top 10 start-ups. The 2 day event aimed at changing the approach of investors towards tier 2 and tier 3 cities in the Western region of India; which was successfully achieved.”