/Tag: Sweden

Sweden offers huge possibilities of growth for Indian companies

2020-08-20T06:26:34+00:00August 5th, 2020|Country Focus - India Global Business, India Inc Views - India Global Business|

Hitesh Kumbhat is the Chief Financial Officer of Kalpataru Power Transmission Sweden AB, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Mumbai based KPTL. In this interview with India Global Business, he discusses the opportunities for growth in the Swedish market, while highlighting some of the challenges the Indian companies face in expanding overseas and the company’s future plans in Sweden.

Sweden offers tremendous opportunities for start-ups

2020-08-20T06:26:34+00:00August 3rd, 2020|Country Focus - India Global Business, India Inc Views - India Global Business|

Sanjeev Sharma is the CEO and Co-founder of ExcelDots, a Sweden based start-up that provides a range of solutions using advanced technologies like AI and machine learning to enable safe and affordable access to groundwater. In this interview with ‘India Global Business’, he speaks about the company’s vision, advantages of working in the Sweden start-up ecosystem and his plans for the Indian market.

Sweden, a hotbed for sustainable innovations

2020-05-11T04:55:26+00:00April 10th, 2020|2020, Guest Columns - India Global Business, Home Page, Hotspot - India Global Business, North America Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020, UK Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020|

Indian businesses should consider Sweden as an attractive investment destination. Highlights: A highly educated workforce, availability of renewable energy at low cost, openness to international business ownership and a stable economy make Sweden an ideal investment destination. Sweden functions as a gateway to the $1.7-trillion Nordic market which is the world’s 10th largest market block. Sweden is ranked as the most innovative country in the EU. Almost exactly three years ago, World Economic Forum published the article “Why Sweden [...]

IKEA hopes Indians will embrace the DIY model

2019-07-12T13:41:48+00:00June 7th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – June 2019|

The Swedish brand’s Indian foray created a lot of excitement last year. Peter Betzel, CEO of IKEA India, discusses the brand’s journey so far as well as what it takes to be relevant in a constantly-evolving market and making a social impact while doing so. What makes India a good test case for IKEA worldwide; please give some insights on the India journey? Our ambition is to build a unique, loved and meaningful IKEA in India. Our strong foundation in India over the [...]

A Swedish initiative for quality education in India

2019-03-28T12:19:52+00:00March 27th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – March 2019|

The Founder of the Swedish chapter of India-focussed educational organisation Pratham traces its origins and the impact the initiative has had on the ground. While India enrolls more children in school today than ever before, increasing actual learning outcomes remains a challenge. Only half of the children in 5th grade can read a text meant for a child in 2nd grade. With 40 per cent of India’s population being under 18, improving the quality of education is fundamental to the [...]

Short Takes

2018-12-04T12:10:36+00:00July 7th, 2016|2016, Clean India, India Investment Journal June/July Edition, Year|

Germany to help rejuvenate river Ganga Under the ‘Namani Gange’ programme of the Narendra Modi government, India solicited support from various countries to rejuvenate the river Ganga and Germany has come forward to support the flagship programme. The government of Germany, with its vast experience in cleaning and rejuvenating European rivers such as Rhine, Elbe and Danube, was keen to collaborate with the government of India. Under the agreement signed between India and Germany, the latter will support India in adopting and [...]