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Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai on a global prosperity index

2019-11-29T06:59:45+00:00November 27th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 29 November 2019, UK Edition – 29 November 2019|

The first-ever Prosperity & Inclusion City Seal and Awards (PICSA) Index finds only three Indian cities make the cut among the world’s 113 in terms of trying to create a more holistic environment for its citizens. Highlights: Three Indian Cities featured in a new index of the world’s 113 most economic and social inclusive cities. The Index scores Cities based on key factors – Income per capita or GDP, Personal Safety, Access to Education and Access to ICTs and Affordability [...]

With start-up ecosystems booming globally, why do we still need Silicon Valley?

2019-09-15T21:23:01+00:00September 13th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – September 2019, North America Edition – September 2019|

What can Indian companies learn from their US counterparts in the Silicon Valley? A tech expert identifies some core areas. The success of Silicon Valley has inspired many around the world, both as a model region to emulate, but also as a market for technology businesses to conquer in their quest for global market domination. In the last 20 years or so, Bangalore has often been cited as India’s Silicon Valley, but I think it still has some way to [...]

Karnataka: India’s global R&D centre

2018-07-23T10:32:28+00:00July 17th, 2018|2017/2018, Global Edition – July 2018|

Karnataka, which houses India’s so-called Silicon Valley deep in its capital city of Bangalore, is already a darling with investors, but the $16-billion Walmart-Flipkart deal shows there is still a lot of untapped potential. Away from the humdrum of an election-bound Karnataka in the first half of May, the top bosses at US retailer Walmart and Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart were busy giving the final touches to what is India’s biggest acquisition this year. The negotiations that included valuation of [...]

Mayor of London plans India visit to pitch London is Open message

2018-11-21T11:38:11+00:00November 29th, 2017|2018/2017, India Investment Journal November Edition, Other Highlights, Year|

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, will be in Delhi, Mumbai and Amritsar at the start of December to stress that companies from Brexit-hit London remain keen to do business with India. Britain’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) did not echo in London, which voted decisively against Brexit in June 2016. However, faced with the prospect of the British capital losing some of its shine as a gateway to Europe for Indian companies, the Mayor of London has taken matters [...]