UK Edition – July 2019 sub

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Consigning Tebbit to history, unleashing the Diaspora Dividend

2020-08-20T07:00:20+00:00July 26th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – July 2019|

By appointing the most ethnically diverse Cabinet in history, Boris Johnson has consigned the ‘Tebbit Test’ to history. He must now unleash the true potential of Britain’s diaspora communities, writes India Inc. Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa. A few weeks ago, we witnessed the greatest game of cricket in history. England beat New Zealand in a nail-biting finish to lift the World Cup. Throughout the tournament, India were the favourites, only to be beaten in the semi-finals by New Zealand. [...]

Tackling the global water crisis is as urgent as tackling climate change

2020-03-12T14:27:57+00:00July 26th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – July 2019|

Xeros technologies recently entered the Indian market through a collaboration with IFB industries. 'India Global Business' interviewed Xeros CEO Mark Nichols to discuss the company's unique disruptive technology, the need for water conservation and the company's future plans for India. How does the Xeros water-saving technology work? The advent of washing machines changed the practice of doing the laundry from one where fabrics were gently cleaned by hand, to an automated process that added large quantities of water, energy, detergent [...]

UK Export Finance has always been at the forefront in promoting British exports globally

2019-08-09T14:38:14+00:00July 26th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – July 2019|

Rahul Tabhane is the Country Head for India at UK Export Finance. In this interview with ‘India Global Business’ he discusses UK-India trade, Brexit and bulking up the number of exports between the two countries. What are the factors behind India logging impressive UK export figures for 2018? The UK has always been a destination for cutting edge technology, innovative products, global expertise and a hub for technical and financial services. Demand for UK goods and services is ever growing [...]

A new hub to cross-pollinate technology transfer between UK and India in a bi-directional manner

2019-08-09T14:38:26+00:00July 26th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – July 2019|

A venture capitalist elaborates on a tie-up between Pontaq and London's Royal Albert Dock which led to the creation of an innovative new UK-India Tech Hub. Pontaq is a cross border innovation venture capital fund, with headquarters in the UK. It began its operations the UK-India Corridor, but is now expanding into the US and Canada. We take pride in our ability to scale and globalise our portfolio businesses, which is at the core of what we do, and our [...]

Innovators’ DNA sets 42Gears apart in the mobile tech scene

2020-03-20T05:43:16+00:00July 26th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – July 2019|

42Gears is a leading enterprise mobility vendor. We recently interviewed here Onkar Singh, the company's Founder runs through the Bangalore-headquartered company's recent foray into Manchester. What sets 42Gears apart in the mobile tech scene? Innovators’ DNA and our zeal to help customers adopt latest technologies to accelerate their business digit transformation. 42Gears is a leading enterprise mobility vendor,  started its journey 10 years back in Bangalore and now have expanded to US, UK and other Indian Cities like Mumbai and Rajkot. [...]

Global Britain set to welcome foreign start-ups

2020-03-20T05:45:26+00:00July 26th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – July 2019|

The UK Start-up visa creates a huge opportunity in the UK to welcome more foreign entrepreneurs. For the last few years every UK-India business dialogue invariably has two distinct topics amongst others, Brexit and Visas. The visa issue has been long discussed in various forums and as a result there has been a ray of hope with the new immigration white paper which was released earlier this year. So, is the visa issue an equally major concern for Startups from [...]

The Commonwealth at 70; is it fit for purpose?

2020-03-20T05:47:37+00:00July 26th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – July 2019|

Can the Commonwealth serve as a body seeking to forge a commonly-accepted approach to global challenges? Or is it still struggling to justify its existence? Our strategic expert analyses the Commonwealth as it nears its 70th year. Over the past few decades, the number of multilateral groupings in Asia has multiplied. While ASEAN – the Association of South East Asian Nations - has modelled itself, with Asian characteristics, on the European Union, most of those which are not seeking greater [...]

Only through tackling the skills gap will India become truly Incredible

2020-03-20T05:50:55+00:00July 26th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – July 2019|

For India to fulfil its full potential, it must first tackle its skills crisis and ensure its students today are fully equipped to embrace the jobs of tomorrow, explains an expert working in the field of global education and skills. The idea of ‘Incredible India’ – conjured in evocative advertising campaigns emblazoned in all the colours of Holi – has long been employed to draw tourism from the UK and all around the world to a land steeped in tradition and [...]

India is incredibly well positioned to benefit hugely from unmanned technology

2020-03-20T08:53:46+00:00July 26th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – July 2019|

Dr Yoge Patel, CEO of Blue Bear Systems Research, an autonomy and unmanned systems development, shares her thoughts on the growing demand for unmanned technology, the UK -India Tech corridor and the future of the autonomous sphere. What bought you to the field of unmanned and drone technology? My real passion is Mathematics and how generations of theory laid down over many centuries ago can still find new applications in the modern world. I loved Mathematics so throughout my formative [...]

India sees big opportunities in Africa, a counterpoint to China

2020-03-20T06:04:01+00:00July 26th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – July 2019|

By proposing a free trade agreement with Africa and by extending a $50-million grant to Niger to host the African Union Summit, the Modi government has signalled that it will continue to champion close collaboration and partnership with Africa. If Africa were a country, it would be the world’s seventh-largest economy. Then, more than 30 of the 54 nations in Africa are democracies. And Africa has the largest concentration of Indians or Indian origin people outside the sub-continent. In a [...]