On May 17th, 2018, Ambassador Jennifer Galt visited Nexus to understand its innovative approach to support Indian startups. Nexus brings the best U.S. practices of innovation, technology and entrepreneurship to the Indian startup community.
Ambassador Galt interacted with Nexus-supported startups to understand how the Nexus model works and what additional steps can be taken to increase its impact in India. Nexus startups like Morphedo, Clensta, Escrowffer, RoadBounce and WhiteCub participated in the lively interaction.
She was particularly impressed by the growth of the startups after graduating from the 10 week long pre-incubation program. Nexus will continue to support Indian startups and organize more of these interactions to facilitate the growth of the entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Ms. Galt is Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary (PDAS) for the Educational and Cultural Affairs office. She was the Ambassador of the United States of America to Mongolia from 2015-17. Ambassador Galt formerly served as Principal Officer of the U.S. Consulate General in Guangzhou, China, her previous overseas postings have included Belgrade, Taipei, Mumbai, Beijing, Shanghai, and the U.S. Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in Brussels.