Conceptualized around start-ups and entrepreneurship, CNBC-TV18’s award-winning series and India’s longest-running show in the domain, Young Turks, marks a milestone as it completes 18 years. Celebrating this landmark occasion, the channel will telecast an hour-long anniversary episode on 17th June, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Hosted by Shereen Bhan, the special show will chronicle the evolution of India’s entrepreneurial journey, along with showcasing the brilliant minds who have created valuable businesses across Fintech, Healthtech, SaaS, b2B sectors that have contributed to India’s growth.

Speaking on the occasion, Shereen Bhan, Young Turk’s Series Editor, and Managing Editor, CNBC-TV18, shared, “It is a special day for all of us, as Young Turks completes 18 years. It is perhaps the world’s longest running show on startups and entrepreneurship. Over the years, Young Turks has not just been a platform for new ideas but has helped nurture India’s startup ecosystem and culture. We have never chased ideas or enterprises based on valuation; we have only chased value and, that is what makes the show successful. It is the undying spirit, perseverance, of young entrepreneurs that has kept us going for the last 18 years, and we wish to continue and make it a much bigger success story!”

The anniversary special edition will witness some of the most successful start-ups & unicorns across various sectors talking about the changing dynamics of the economy and how the current situation has opened possibilities for innovations. The show will feature prominent investors and founders in the likes of Naren Gupta, Co-Founder & MD, Nexus Venture Partners, Dev Khare, Partner, Lightspeed India Partners, Padmaja Ruparel, Co-Founder, Indian Angel Network, Amrish Rau, CEO, Pine Labs, Gazal Kalra, Co-Founder, Rivigo, Vidit Aatrey, Founder & CEO, Meesho and Vamsi Krishna, CEO & Co-founder, Vedantu.

Since 2002, Young Turks has showcased and recognized the extraordinary work of budding business leaders and has brought its viewers, inspiring stories of entrepreneurship. In addition to showcasing entrepreneurial ventures, the show also features angel and venture capital activities/investments, campus start-ups, and international entrepreneurs.

Catch the special show on CNBC-TV18 on 17th June 2020 from 6 pm – 7 pm