/Tag: Ecosystem

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 [...]

Sweden invites Indian investments

2019-09-03T10:42:37+00:00June 7th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – June 2019|

Being one of the most competitive economies in the world, the Scandinavian nation, offers Indian firms access to an innovation ecosystem unlike no other. Sweden is one of the world’s most innovative countries and is home to the third highest unicorns per capita, globally. This is not surprising if we stop to think that Sweden spends over 3 per cent of its GDP on supporting research and development and has a robust system of integrated innovation ecosystem by bringing research [...]

Some lessons for new age innovators

2020-03-18T07:11:48+00:00February 6th, 2019|2019, Home Page, UK Edition – February 2019|

Open mindedness towards mentorship can empower innovators to also deepen the social impact of their efforts, writes the head of Marico Innovation Foundation. Regardless of their size, innovative organisations are able to scale up more easily and grow. They are able to predict and respond better to market changes and build a brand that stands out. It is no wonder then that 63% of the companies according a recent Forbes article, are hiring Chief Innovation Officers (CIOs) to support the [...]

M&As in the Indian start-up ecosystem

2020-03-17T06:13:37+00:00June 26th, 2018|2017/2018, Special Edition - June 2018|

With the recent Walmart acquisition of Flipkart as a base, an industry expert analyses the mergers and acquisitions (M&As) activity within India’s start-up landscape. The recent acquisition of Flipkart by the US retail giant Walmart is the buzz word in the start-up ecosystem in India. Walmart picked up 77 per cent stake in India’s largest online retailer, Flipkart, for $16 Billion. Experts have categorised this as the country’s largest acquisition and the world’s biggest purchase of an e-commerce company. This [...]

India calling!

2020-03-12T14:45:10+00:00March 21st, 2018|2017/2018, Spotlight, UK Edition- April 2018, Year|

Our Indian industry expert zeroes in on some stand-out start-up success stories within the India-UK landscape. Ever since India adopted the liberalisation policy and more so in the recent years, it has been an attractive destination for foreign companies to open shops. In recent years, India has taken noteworthy initiatives to strengthen its economic credentials globally. This has also resulted in making it one of the strongest economies in the world. It has got its house in order in terms [...]

Driving innovation in Formula 1

2018-05-30T11:12:42+00:00August 16th, 2017|2017/2018, August 2017, Cover Feature/Auto, Year|

Tata Communications is at the heart of Formula 1 with a high-tech collaboration, writes a company insider. F1 is the world’s most technologically advanced sport, and one where every millisecond matters. Whether it’s transmitting data from one of the hundreds of sensors on an F1 car back to the pits, or delivering the action in real-time via an online feed to millions of fans around the world, in this high-pressure, high-tech environment, superfast connectivity is critical. Tata Communications is at [...]

Innovation is the answer to India’s challenges

2018-12-06T13:12:34+00:00January 9th, 2017|2018/2017, Flagship schemes, India Investment Journal January 2017, REWIND 2017, Year|

As Managing Director for South Asia and Vice-President, Sales & Marketing Group, of Intel Corporation, Debjani Ghosh is responsible for establishing new growth areas for the US-headquartered tech giant in the region. She works with governments and industry in South Asia to establish policies and initiatives that help accelerate the adoption of technology in the region, especially as an enabler of inclusive growth and development. Two years into the Digital India, what is the experience of tech collaborators like Intel? [...]

Does Indian IT get a fair deal?

2018-09-27T13:46:23+00:00October 18th, 2016|2016, October 2016, Sector Focus, Year|

R. Chandrasekhar is the president of the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM), the premier trade body for the Indian IT-BPO sector. In this exclusive interview with ‘India Global Business’, the former Secretary in the Indian government’s Department of Telecommunications delves into the trends in the industry, the future of robotics and how the Indian information technology sector can remain ahead of the curve.

We are in a golden era of Indian start-ups

2018-12-04T10:33:04+00:00April 29th, 2016|2016, India Investment Journal April/May Edition, TechInnovate, Year|

Vani Kola is the managing director of Kalaari Capital, an early stage venture capital (VC) firm based in Bangalore. She is seen as a visionary investor with an uncanny ability to identify emerging markets. At Kalaari, her aim is to nurture entrepreneurs with the conviction that Indian companies are poised to become global players. With a 22-year Silicon Valley experience behind her, Vani now works with first-time entrepreneurs to build strong global companies within the context of Start-up India. Her [...]

Big data can transform India’s life sciences sector

2020-03-06T11:08:23+00:00April 28th, 2016|2016, India Investment Journal April/May Edition, TechInnovate, Year|

Genomics 3.0 has the potential to put India at forefront of precision medicine and personalised cancer treatment. Moves to see how healthcare for global Indians can be enhanced by understanding the unique genetic signature of Indians holds the key. Earlier this year, I wrote a piece on how technology and knowledge were the key to delivering rural healthcare. One of the areas in which technology and big data is going play an important part in India is in genomics, and [...]