/Tag: Entrepreneur

Indian millennials are reimagining old orders

2020-05-11T04:16:43+00:00March 27th, 2020|2020, Guest Columns - India Global Business, Home Page, Insight - India Global Business, North America Edition – 27 March-09 April 2020, UK Edition – 27 March-09 April 2020|

India’s millennial entrepreneurs are not just disrupting their domestic markets but have also set their sights far beyond the nation’s borders. Highlights: The ambitions of young Indians are now well beyond the country, reaching large economies like the US and China. Apart from big names like Ola, Paytm and Zomato, Indian companies operating under the radar are disrupting industries from automation and healthcare to wealth management and education. More and more individuals are seeing entrepreneurship as an alternative to jobs [...]

A talent-friendly visa system is a global must

2019-09-13T11:04:39+00:00September 10th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – September 2019|

A UK-based entrepreneur’s idea of a so-called “unicorn visa” to attract the right technical skills has echoes across the global workplace. Rishi Khosla, the CEO and co-founder of London-headquartered fintech start-up OakNorth, recently mooted the concept of so-called “unicorn visas” to make it easier for the technology industry to continue to hire the required talent from around the world even after Britain has left the European Union (EU). Such a system, if put into action, would be nothing but a [...]

Best time to be an entrepreneur in India

2018-12-31T13:44:40+00:00May 26th, 2017|2018/2017, India Investment Journal May Edition, Start-up India, Year|

Naspers has been behind investments in some of India’s most successful start-up ventures in recent years. Here Larry Illg, CEO for Ventures, explains what makes India an exciting prospect for the firm. What would you attribute Naspers' success in the Indian market to? Naspers is active in more than 130 countries and markets across the world, and our approach to investing in companies has been fairly consistent over the years. Firstly, we ensure that we understand the business model. Do [...]