About us

Kolkata 4.0 Foundation is a not-for-profit initiative with a vision to create a networking platform for Positive Thinking on Kolkata, geared towards exchange and connection of competence and ideas for the emerging economy and how Kolkata can leapfrog on these opportunities.
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Main Objectives

Platform for professionals living outside Kolkata but having an active interest to contribute to the future of the city and its knowledge and economic eco-system with any or combination of the following:

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global studies

Academically contribute to local institutions for better exposure of city youth towards global trends, and mentor local students for higher studies in global platform

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mentoring support

Provide angel funding & mentoring support to local start-ups in emerging areas

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Set up / expand

Set up / expand own ventures in Kolkata in knowledge driven areas

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global networking

Organize roadshows in different global cities to facilitate networking with the global community having interest in engaging with Kolkata

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conferences

Organize conferences in Kolkata for engagement of City youth with ideas of tomorrow

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global identity

Provide thought leadership to Government about how Kolkata can move towards a sustainable global identity utilizing its core strengths


A full service secretariat is in place in Kolkata at Salt Lake, Sector V to provide all networking support to the platform.

Active Chapters

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Kolkata:

Tridibesh Bandyopadhyay 
tridibesh.b@kolkata4.org  
+919830094595

Kalyan Kar 
kalyan.kar@kolkata4.org  
+919830401772

Bhavna Chattopadhyay 
bhavna@kolkata4.org  
+919741100996

Mumbai:

Sauvik Banerjjee  
sovs76@gmail.com 
+917506937225

London:

Supriyo Chaudhuri  
supriyo.c@kolkata4.org  
+447738273372

Boston:

Partha S Ghosh  
parthasg@aol.com 
+16175123038
Website: www.thebostonpledge.org
Website: www.parthaghosh.com

Partners

TechUK represents the companies and technologies in UK that are defining today the world that we will live in tomor- row. More than 950 companies are members of techUK. Collectively they employ approximately 700,000 people, about half of all tech sector jobs in the UK. These companies range from leading FTSE 100 companies to new innovative start-ups. The majority of techUK’s members are small and medium-sized businesses.

Founded in 1925, Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is the leading and only National Chamber of Commerce operating from Kolkata, and one of the most proactive and forward- looking Chambers in the country. Its membership spans some of the most prominent and major industrial houses in India. ICC is the founder member of FICCI, the apex body of business and industry in India.
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Economic Policy Group ("EPG") is a consulting firm headquar- tered in London which offers economic analysis, strategic communications and market entry assistance to businesses around the world. EPG has operations in the UK, India and East Africa, and works across multiple sectors including life sciences, healthcare, education, CSR and technology.



Cambridge Wireless (CW) is one of UK's leading technology networks. CW supports and enables entrepreneurial growth in the technology sector, by connecting start-ups in the CW network with relevant industry contacts. They get direct access to the 'inside track' of what is happening in their industry sector, connection to potential partners and channels to market, along with personal introductions to mentors and investors.
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Key members & advisors

Tridibesh Bandyopadhyay

PGDM from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and recipient of 'SmithKline Beecham Award' for Excellence in Marketing

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Kalyan Kar

Kalyan is the Co-Founder & Director of InQube Innoventures, which incubates, which incubates "Innovative Inclusive Initiatives".

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Supriyo Chaudhuri

Supriyo has 25 years Entrepreneurial experience in Global Education industry...


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Partha S Ghosh

Partha S. Ghosh, based in Boston, is a renowned strategist and an innovator of Business and Economic models - Mr. Ghosh holds B. Tech from IIT Kharagpur

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Sauvik Banerjjee

Sauvik Banerjjee is a technologist and Vice President- Tata Industries- Digital Initiatives, Advisory to Group Co's and CTO of TataCLiQ by profession.

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Sandipan Chattopadhyay

B.Stat. from ISI, Calcutta and an MBA from IIM, Calcutta, Sandipan is Xelpmoc's Founder & CEO, Prior to this, he was the

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Media

Events

27-28 February- IIEST Shibpur

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9-10 March - ​​​​​​​​​​​​Jadavpur University

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12-13 March - St. Xavier's College, Kolkata

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Contact Us

  +91-33 40726621

Module C, 4th Floor, Moni Bhander, Webel Bhaban, Block EP & GP,
Salt Lake, Sector V,
Kolkata-700091, INDIA

Please do not hesitate to send us a message.