September 28, 2023


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Big investors rush to back Bangalore Literature Festival

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Investors backing hot startups are now turning their attention to backing culture in India’s technology capital. A number of them, including Manipal Group’s Mohandas Pai and Infosys’ former CEOs Kris Gopalakrishnan and SD Shibulal, are providing seed money for the Bangalore Literature Festival.

Mindtree founder Subroto Bagchi, Sangita Jindal, Biocon’s Kiran Mazumdar Shaw and Rohini Nilekani, chairperson of Arghyam, are other noteworthy names in this set of 53 individuals or ‘Friends of BLF’.

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