During his interaction with young entrepreneurs and the Startup Village officials on Friday evening, Verma responded positively to their request for facilitating young entrepreneurs' visit to Silicon Valley in the US.

According to a release, the US Ambassador said he would examine the possibility of supporting a 'Landing Pad', which is being prepared in the Silicon Valley in the US.

The Landing Pad is a platform for start-ups from India to get a first-hand knowledge of the Silicon Valley culture.

The Startup Village officials, including its Chairman Sanjay Vijayakumar and CEO Pranav Kumar Suresh, accompanied by IT and Industries Principal Secretary P H Kurian, apprised
Verma of the abundance of talent available here and also of the challenges faced by startup companies.

Verma, at the same time, was hopeful of stronger cooperation between Indian and US startup companies and offered to actively support the demand for bringing in members of the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship (PAGE) to Startup Village.

Established by the Department of Commerce, PAGE is a group of successful American businesspeople eager to share their knowledge and experience to help develop the next generation of entrepreneurs at home and abroad.

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