Anurag Maloo is an active Indo-Asian startup innovation Community Architect and entrepreneurship ecosystem builder. As a Regional Manager for South & Central Asia with Techstars and Startup Weekend, he is responsible for the cultivation and sustained growth of vibrant startup ecosystems in India, SAARC nations and Central Asian countries. He is incredibly passionate about fostering entrepreneurship, grassroots leadership, and building strong collaborative startup communities. He has been involved in various startup initiatives, community empowerment and leadership development programs, and bringing innovation into the corporate world. With his proven track records of experience cultivating key influencers within diverse geopolitical regions, Anurag has succeeded in creating inclusive startup communities in turbulent and struggling, yet developing ecosystems and emerging economies of Asia. Being a storyteller, teacher and life explorer, he can be found having engaging conversations with friends and random people, radiating positive joyous happy energies, and enriching audiences with his travelling life stories from the hot deserts of Rajasthan to the cold deserts of Antarctica.