CNBC-TV18’s ‘Young Turks’ turns 20

Brings a special content line-up to celebrate 20 years of the iconic show this month.

CNBC-TV18, the leading English business news channel, has been steadfast in providing relevant news, insights and analysis to its audience via curated shows that add value to their business and life choices. One of its marquee shows is Young Turks; a brand that was well ahead of its time and the curve, putting the spotlight on Indian start-ups before it was fashionable to do so. Started in 2002, Young Turks, completes 20 glorious years of chronicling stories of first generation entrepreneurs, who didn’t have storied backgrounds or deep pockets but they had the audacity of hope and leveraged the digital quotient to build businesses relevant for a post liberalisation, mobile first generation. Serving as a launch-pad for the Indian start-up community, ‘Young Turks’ has been the go-to source of inspiration for young entrepreneurs, futurists and challengers. Led by CNBC-TV18's managing editor- Shereen Bhan, Young Turks has helped build India’s start-up ecosystem.

CNBC-TV18 marks the 20th anniversary of India’s largest start-up platform with ‘Young Turks @ 20’, a special programming line-up featuring priceless, actionable insights from key Indian and global start-up stalwarts. This special line-up which will not just dig into the rich archives of Young Turks to encapsulate a look back into the journey of some of India’s biggest startup founders, their learnings, vision for India’s startup space, and actionable insights for budding entrepreneurs, but also help chart out an action plan to cope with the current challenging environment. The series will offer a masterclass that will see investors and investees sharing expertise on topics such as - establishing the right start-up plan, effective business operations, and strategies to scale a start-up, and more.

The highlight of this special line-up will be the Season 2 of “Young Turks - Voices From The Valley”, which will see team CNBC-TV18 back in Silicon Valley in USA, to catch the biggest global executives, thought leaders and investors for in-depth conversations. This will also see a special ‘SaaS Roundtable’, featuring prominent tech entrepreneurs who will put a spotlight on the burgeoning Indian SaaS landscape, untapped opportunities and innovative SaaS strategies.

The star-studded line-up of guests on Young Turks@20 will include, Girish Mathrubootham of Freshworks Inc., Kunal Bahl of Snapdeal, Nitish Mittersain of Nazara, Sanjeev Bikhchandani of Info Edge, Sanjeev Aggarwal of Helion, and Jeff Maggioncalda of Coursera, among others.

Sharing her thoughts on this, Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor, CNBC-TV18, said, “Since 2002, Young Turks on CNBC-TV18 has focused on the value being created by start-ups. We were the first brand that mainstreamed the conversation around start-ups and we take pride in honouring the legacy of this show with a special programming line-up exclusively curated for our viewers who have been following us all these years.”

Tune in to CNBC-TV18 to catch the Young Turks @20 special programming through the month, starting 2nd June, Thursday, 6:30 PM.

(We got this information in a press release).

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