The India IT and Business Services market grew by 5.3 per cent year-over-year (YoY) in the first half (1H20) (January to June 2020), as compared to the 8.9 per cent growth in the first half, 2019, according to the International Data Corporation's (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Services Tracker - first half, 2020.
India’s tech start-ups have placed the country at the cutting edge of emerging technologies and are attracting billions of dollars of investments from tech giants and investors such as Google, Amazon, Softbank and Alibaba. A proactive government, a helpful policy environment and the second largest internet user base are fuelling this boom. Highlights: India has the world’s third largest start-up eco-system after the US and China. Global tech giants such as Google are setting up incubators in India to provide [...]
In this interview, Jonathan Yap, President of CapitaLand Financial, discusses the company’s plans to double their assets under management in India and the various trends that are gaining popularity in the country’s real estate sector.
Rapidly making its way to becoming a trailblazer in the field of IT, Belarus has put in motion several initiatives to ensure it remains a hotbed of investment for foreign businesses. Belarus is a state located exactly on the border dividing Eastern and Western Europe, between Russia and Poland, Ukraine and Latvia. Sometimes, its glory is left behind its more powerful neighbours, but the National Agency of Investment and Privatization is sure that the Belarusian economy will thrive in the [...]
U.B. Pravin Rao is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Infosys and has been with the Indian software major since the 1980s. In this interview with ‘India Global Business’, he traces some of the company’s major milestones, the impact of artificial intelligence and robotics, and developments in the field of cyber security. What are some of the key sectors of focus for Infosys in international markets like the UK? Is the ease of movement of IT professionals a concern within [...]
Vivek Kopparthi is the Co-Founder and CEO of NeoLight, a healthcare technology company that works around empathy-driven solutions. In this interview, he traces the origins of the unique concept, how the company plans to reach out to countries like India with its innovative models and some top tips for other healthcare entrepreneurs in the making. How did NeoLight come about and what has its journey been like so far? NeoLight started off over a dinner conversation about world plaguing problems [...]
An immigration expert runs through some of the hurdles in the path of skilled Indians planning to work in the US and looks beyond the H1-B visa to some lesser-known schemes. Most highly skilled Indians looking to move to the United States are familiar with the H1-B visa for specialty workers. Yet fewer know about another more reliable and less time-consuming pathway: the EB-5 Investor Visa programme. Nearly three quarters of all the H1-B visas set aside for highly-skilled migrants [...]
Narayana Murthy is the legendary Co-Founder of Indian software giant Infosys. In this interview, he offers ‘India Global Business’ some insights into the scope of the UK-India Tech Partnership in the lead up to the Future Tech Festival in New Delhi, what Brexit means for Indian IT companies and the true impact of the government’s Digital India initiative on the ground. What is the significance of collaborations such as the UK-India Tech Partnership? The UK-India Tech Partnership aims to bring [...]