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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 Technology Week 2017 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 Technology Week 2017

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

  • Entry criteria

    Companies established after 2000 and registered in India, or registered internationally, with majority Indian management

  • Entry criteria

    have ambitions to scale internationally, with a product/service that is suited to global markets

  • Entry criteria

    must have real global ambitions, have worked with global clients and/or products suited to global markets, but do not need current international presence

  • Entry criteria

    are likely to be drawn from sectors such as tech, finance, life sciences or creative industries

How to apply

  • Submit application

    13 October - 16 December 2016
  • Judging panel

    January 2017
  • IE20 winners announced

    March 2017
  • IE20 winners London programme

    June 2017
  • Applications are open for India Emerging Twenty (IE20) from Thursday 13 October 2016 and close on Friday 16 December 2016.
  • Applications will be 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 final 20 will be selected following these panel sessions and brought to London in June 2017.

Applications are open

INDIA EMERGING TWENTY 2017 If your company is registered in India or registered internationally with majority Indian management, is established after 2000, drawn from sectors such as tech, finance, life sciences or creative industries and is looking to grow internationally, then you qualify for IE20 2017. To apply, please fill in your details below to download the form and send the completed application form to


For more information in the IE20 programme, please contact
Saikiran Vedula
+91 22 7111 8569