#GOAP INDIA ~ APPLY NOW ~ FEBRUARY 2013  
  WHY SHOULD YOU CARE ABOUT UNDERSTANDING INDIA? 1.2 billion people ~ 900 million mobile accounts ~ 600 million under the age of 25 ~ 400 million internet users by 2015 ~ $40 billion e-commerce market in the next 3 years ~ $1.3 trillion in online ad spend  

WHEN: February 16th – March 3rd (tentative) WHERE: Bangalore, New Delhi, Mumbai (tentative) APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 1st
Past Geeks include Founders & Execs from…
Google
National Geographic
LivingSocial
Etsy
CNN
Salesforce
TechCrunch
 
SurveyMonkey
Flipboard
WordPress
 
ebay
 
MailChimp
Match.com
 
SendGrid
Groupon
 
World Economic Forum

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU? > BUILD strategic alliances w/ the tech + startup community in India > MEET key influencers driving innovation – startups, investors, execs, & gov’t leaders > LEARN about growth markets, challenges, and opportunities > DEVELOP lifelong friendships and business contacts with locals & other GOAPers WHAT IS #GOAP? Geeks on a Plane (#GOAP) is an invite-only 12-14 day tour for startups, investors, and executives to learn about burgeoning technology markets worldwide. We travel by planes, trains, and automobiles to the most exciting international startup scenes with the sole mission of uniting geeks and exploring cross-border opportunities. The result: a lifelong bond with fellow travelers, a wealth of new friends and business contacts in exploding technology markets, and a stronger appreciation for the cultural and economic ties that bind us globally. WE HAVE… > Visited over 25 cities in 19 countries across 4 continents > Connected more than 10,000+ tech entrepreneurs worldwide > Met with startups, execs, VC’s, Ambassadors, Secretaries of State, & Presidents > Been covered by 100+ press outlets such as CNN, BusinessWeek, TechCrunch &GigaOm