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About IE20

India Emerging Twenty (IE20), created by London & Partners and launched by the Mayor of London, has a mission to discover 20 of India’s most innovative and high-growth companies with global aspirations.

Why apply for IE20?

Judged by business leaders, VCs and entrepreneurs, using a robust rating model, as an IE20 winner your company will have the opportunity to come to London during London Tech Week as a part of a unique programme that will help your business develop its potential as a global organisation.

    The IE20 business programme, taking place in London, will include:

  • Networking and problem-solving with your international peers
  • The opportunity to attend key events at London Tech Week

Read on to find out how this opportunity could be yours.

Key Dates

  • Submit application

    13 October - 23 December 2016
  • Judging panel

    January-February 2017
  • IE20 winners announced

    March 2017
  • IE20 winners London programme

    June 2017
  • Applications were open for the 2016-17 edition of India Emerging Twenty (IE20) from Thursday 13 October until midnight on Friday 23rd December 2016.
  • Applications are being reviewed and evaluated by a third party research partner.
  • 50 shortlisted companies will be invited to present their company in front of a judging panel of senior industry figures and international experts. The top 50 shortlist will be announced on Wednesday 15th January 2017.
  • The final 20 will be selected following these panel sessions and brought to London in June 2017.
  • If your company is registered in India or registered internationally with majority Indian management, is established after 2000, drawn from sectors such as technology, creative, media, financial services, life sciences, business services or e-commerce.

Register your interest

INDIA EMERGING TWENTY 2018 Applications are now closed for IE20 2017 programme. To register your interest for the 2018 programme, submit your details below. By submitting your details, you agree to be contacted in the future by London & Partners, the Mayor of London's promotional agency.


For more information in the IE20 programme, please contact -
Burzin Luth