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Modi Fever Fuels Silicon Valley Head Rush
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Modi Fever Fuels Silicon Valley Head Rush

By Sharon Simonson SAN JOSE — Naren Gupta, founder of Nexus Venture Partners with offices in Menlo Park and Mumbai, confided to a room of 50 reporters at San Jose City Hall on Sept. 24: He has not been involved in politics in the past. Gupta is co-chairman of the Indo-American Community of West Coast, or IACWC, the organization managing the community reception for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today at San Jose’s SAP Center. Modi, Gupta admitted, has turned his head: “He is an absolutely remarkable leader.” Reaching across a sea, the prime minister has coalesced the diverse Indian community in the United States. The “whole diaspora has come together,” said Khanderao Kand, who helped create the IACWC in July to accept responsibility for making the Modi reception happen...