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When the going gets tough, Indian start-ups get going

2020-05-11T05:20:47+00:00April 24th, 2020|2020, Guest Columns - India Global Business, North America Edition – 24 April-07 May 2020, The Small Print - India Global Business, UK Edition – 24 April-07 May 2020|

Healthcare and medtech start-ups in India are finding ground-breaking solutions to problems faced in all stages of dealing with the pandemic. Highlights: While the world is waiting to see the light at the end of the tunnel, Indian innovators are trying to stay positive and find innovative solutions to beat the virus. Several healthcare and medtech start-ups like Mylab, GFF Innovations and Accura Polytech are finding ground-breaking solutions for protection, prevention, screening, testing and sanitisation and treatment. The Department of [...]

Modi 2.0: Era of growth for start-ups

2019-06-26T07:00:02+00:00June 25th, 2019|2019, Special Edition – June 2019|

With the Modi government back in action for its second term, an Indian industry expert pinpoints the critical areas it must look into to fuel the rapidly growing Indian start-up sector. With the Indian PM Narendra Modi led government being re-elected for a second time with record majority, businesses, especially start-ups, expect yet another five years of continued robust growth in the economy. Today, India is almost a $3 trillion economy clubbed with one of the fastest-growing emerging markets. A [...]

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 [...]

India’s start-up ecosystem has matured rapidly

2020-03-04T07:03:43+00:00February 23rd, 2018|2017/2018, Analysis, UK Edition - March 2018, Year|

Policy incentives, support organisations, universities and large corporates have all played a vital role in the evolution of an innovation-led scenario in India. Over the centuries innovation has been a key change agent the world over in an effort to provide accessible and affordable solutions to dynamic consumer needs. It plays a crucial role in determining the industrial and economic competitiveness of any country. India has been contributing innovations that have been a game changer. From the innovation of the [...]

India matters for America; America Matters for India

2020-03-06T13:00:29+00:00August 18th, 2017|2017/2018, August 2017, The Americas, Year|

A new publication and web resource on India-US relations delves into a new era of multi-dimensional bilateral ties. “The relationship between India and America has overcome the ‘hesitations of history’.” This was a statement made by the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, at his joint address to the US Congress in 2016. The “hesitation” refers to the phase where in a bipolar Cold War era India decided to adopt a foreign policy of non-alignment and India’s weak economy pre-1991 wasn’t [...]

Hospitality comes naturally to Indians

2018-08-02T10:17:05+00:00June 15th, 2017|2017/2018, Global Indian, June 2017, Year|

Dr Jyotsna Suri is a stalwart in the Indian hotel industry, who recently expanded her group’s footprint to the UK with The Lalit London. ‘India Global Business’ caught up with this jet-setting Global Indian to get her views on Indian hospitality and its worldwide impact. Please give your overview on the Indian hotel industry and its growth patterns over recent years. The Indian hotel industry has been on an upswing in the last few years. The improvement in infrastructure and [...]

Blended finance is the answer to sustainable development

2018-10-22T12:35:10+00:00May 9th, 2017|2017/2018, INDIA-UK, Special Edition – May 2017, Year|

Suma Chakrabarti has been charged with one of Europe’s leading development banks for five years and has spent considerable energy in striking a strong connect with India. Sir Suma tells ‘India Global Business’ how Indian companies can take the lead in re-defining the world’s development agenda. What is your bank’s engagement with India like? The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) already works with a number of Indian companies in our countries of operation and we want to engage [...]

A New Chapter in Gujarat’s Vibrant Growth

2019-01-02T10:44:29+00:00January 9th, 2017|2018/2017, India Investment Journal January 2017, State Focus: Gujarat, Year|

A leading Indian industrialist traces the Gujarat development story and lays out the many opportunities in specific sectors for foreign investors. As we enter the year 2017 and review the global economic outlook, we see a horizon that is quite challenging. Global economic growth is still weak. Strategic and economic relations among major countries are undergoing a change. Global trade architecture is in for a makeover, with priorities being redefined by countries. As businesses prepare to deal with these bouts [...]

Green channel for investments

2020-03-12T08:13:45+00:00September 15th, 2016|2016, India Investment Journal September Edition, Invest India Update, Year|

Invest India, the country's new investment promotion agency is making life easier for both foreign and domestic investors by cutting through the red tape. Want to know how? Read on Nikunj Parashar and his wife Shilpa were worried. They had quit lucrative jobs abroad, he as General Manager of Maersk Group and she at Credit Suisse, to return home to India to set up their own business. He had developed the technology for radio-controlled high speed target boats required for the Indian [...]