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Indian Start-ups are leading the way in addressing India’s food wastage crisis

2020-12-16T04:44:46+00:00November 23rd, 2020|Guest Columns - India Global Business, The Small Print - India Global Business|

In this instalment of ‘The Small Print’, Dr Param Shah, Director FICCI (UK) shares his thoughts on food waste crisis in the world as well as India, and explains how Indian start-ups are playing a key role in solving this problem.

Start-ups in the times of the coronavirus

2020-12-16T04:51:29+00:00November 9th, 2020|Video Interview - India Global Business|

Despite the pandemic and aside from the initial shock to the sector, Indian start-ups are demonstrating growth and have been raising funds. But is this trend here to stay? Dr Param Shah, Director, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce, and Industry, (FICCI), UK shares his insights on funding and how start-ups can build resilience.

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 [...]