New Delhi– A delegation of leaders and experts in business, education and economic development recently visited Silicon Valley for scouting business opportunities for Indian tech companies, a top industry body said Saturday.

The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) delegation visited the Silicon Valley from August 31 to September 8, a statement from the industry body said.

“The Assocham delegation visited various technology companies and universities including Google, Facebook, Stanford University and Singularity University to interact with various officials, think-tanks and industrial houses with a focus on marketing, investment and joint ventures in India,” the statement said.

Discussions were held on a series of issues, ranging from exponential thinking and possibilities that can transform workplace practices to collaboration of academia, non-profits and industry to make huge strides in sectors like education, finance and livelihood, it said.

The delegation was headed by Assocham President Sunil Kanoria.