Why India Will Become The SaaS Hotbed Of Tomorrow

YoungUpstarts

Just as Information Technology (IT) services transformed India in the 1990s, Software as a Service (SaaS) will dramatically shift the nation in the 2020s. This is great news for India as all signs point to future domination in the sector. by Prasanna Krishnamoorthy , partner at Upekkha.

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Global Perspective: Current Opportunities for Low-Cost Manufacturing in China

The Startup Magazine

More recently, US President Donald Trump’s trade war with China has led to apprehension that US-based companies will be moving their production from Chinese manufacturers to factories in other low-cost countries such as India, Thailand and Vietnam.

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Swedish online music streaming giant Spotify officially launched in India

Our Own Start-up

It has been the top music service provider globally when it comes to the subscriber base. Startups music streaming app online music streaming app Spotify Spotify app Spotify in India Spotify launched in India spotify music streaming Spotify user base

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Is India finally getting serious about software, not just services?

deal architect

The big irony about India is it has produced tens of thousands of software engineers, but hardly any successful software or web services companies. Globalization and Technology Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant

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[ADV] The Top 5 Self-Driven Car Rental Apps In India

YoungUpstarts

Gone are the days when we use to get self-driven car facility in one or two cities within India. The self-drive car is a concept of the west that has been started in India with the new startup companies. Let’s give a look at the best and the most admired car rental services in India.

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The Start-up Scene In India

YoungUpstarts

He recently founded The Startup Centre , an India-based accelerator for early stage start-ups, and also a hub for initiatives related to tech, design and entrepreneurship. We communicated with Anand who kindly shared with us his thoughts on the start-up scene in India.

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Amazon in India: Lost in the noise

deal architect

Globalization and TechnologyFortune has raised a firestorm with its cover showing Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos as Lord Vishnu, a revered Hindu deity. Others don’t like the word “invade” in the title because it smacks of colonialism. After Charlie Hebdo, it is surprising.

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The Evolution of Startups in India — The Story Up Until Now

ReadWriteStart

Before we take a plunge into the Startup culture of India, let us first try understanding what exactly a startup is, and how does it function? Then we will tell the evolution of startups in India and the story until now. India has the 2nd largest internet user-base in the world.

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More global innovation

deal architect

Innovations from various parts of the world we don’t usually expect innovation from Arab Lady Technologists - Oman, Qatar Unique ID - India Kinect and Sign Language – China Amazon’s Fashion Studio – Brooklyn Airport Advertising - various US airports.

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7 Keys To Market Growth - Think Global, But Act Local

Startup Professionals Musings

New entrepreneurs who want to survive, and optimize the growth of their startups, need to think globally, and act locally, from day one. But it does mean that you think about the global implications at every step of the process: Pick your company and product names carefully.

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MyMela.com – An Online Marketplace For India’s Artisans

YoungUpstarts

It’s not easy being an artist or artisan anywhere in the world; however, it’s probably worse in class- (and caste-) conscious India. Mehta-Rao founded MyMela in 2011, of which she is now president – a global marketplace for authentic goods from India.

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Resources for Global Entrepreneurs

Up and Running

On Bplans, we often share information about United States’ specific resources, like SBDCs (small business development centers), but those resources probably aren’t as helpful to global entrepreneurs. Let’s say you’re an entrepreneur in India. India.

5 Benefits Of Expanding Your Business Into Global Markets

YoungUpstarts

Business is not local anymore, it’s global, and those looking to become Fortune 500 companies must expand beyond to really get ahead. The more you can diversify your business portfolio the better, which is why many global businesses became global.

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7 Ways To Prepare For A Growing Global Opportunity

Startup Professionals Musings

New entrepreneurs who want to survive, and optimize the growth of their startups, need to think globally, and act locally, from day one. But it does mean that you think about the global implications at every step of the process: Pick your company and product names carefully.

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Entrepreneurs Should Rollout Local, But Plan Global

Startup Professionals Musings

New entrepreneurs who want to survive, and optimize the growth of their startups, need to think globally, and act locally, from day one. But it does mean that you think about the global implications at every step of the process: Pick your company and product names carefully.

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Born Global or Die Local – Building a Regional Startup Playbook

Steve Blank

China, Russia, Brazil, India, Indonesia all meet those criteria. However, most countries don’t have sufficient population to support scale with just their local market and ultimately need to be global players – from day one. Born Global or Die Local.

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Are India’s IT managers holding back the country’s startup growth?

The Next Web

It had survived the global financial crisis without taking a fatal hit, the client base was steady if marginally declining and the numbers that matter were looking up again. The birth of India’s outsourcing stigma. Enter India. India needs better technological training.

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Transformify CSR Recruitment Platform expands to India

Transformify

Ranking among the fastest developing countries in the world, India has seen a shift from traditional family-owned businesses to technology startups and global outsourcing centers. An average outsourcing center in India has 500+ employees and many work on a contract basis.

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Crypto is Global

thebarefootvc

Unfortunately much of the press coverage missed the mark, with many headlines claiming that India was banning cryptocurrencies. The post Crypto is Global appeared first on The Barefoot VC. Bitcoin Blockchain Cryptocurrency globalizationCryptocurrencies lost over $250B of value last week as more regulators around the world issued guidance.

Why We Can’t Let Luddites Ruin Global Trade

Both Sides of the Table

And this is similar to the world we face today with global trade. Our problem isn’t trade or globalization — it’s tax policies that favor the special interests of the wealthy and a political system unable to allocate resources properly to those who need the resources most to retool themselves.

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Entrepreneurs Need to Think Global From Day One

Startup Professionals Musings

New entrepreneurs who want to survive, and optimize the growth of their startups, need to think globally, and act locally, from day one. But it does mean that you think about the global implications at every step of the process: Pick your company and product names carefully.

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Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Spotlight On India

ReadWriteStart

First up, Nimesh Khiara from Mumbai, India, discussed StopWaitin , a restaurant reservation system that includes managing waiting lists and is similar in concept to OpenTable. Fortunately, there are numerous such companies in India.

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Taking Your Startup Global

ReadWriteStart

Every online startup has a global presence, whether that’s its goal or not. With headquarters in both San Francisco and Bangalore, India, Sheth says the decision to go global was a no-brainer: “Since there is no physical product shipping, we decided to be open to the world.

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Significant Percentage Of Global Email Traffic Is Spam: Cloudmark

YoungUpstarts

Interestingly, research compiled from messaging threat protection service provider Cloudmark’s Global Threat Network actually places the United States as the top country in the world in terms of volume of email spam, followed by Brazil and France. Global Ranking for Volume of Email Spam.

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Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Microsoft's $100K India Startup Challenge Grant

ReadWriteStart

I will be traveling in India in April, and doing live roundtables in three cities: Chennai (April 9) , Mumbai (April 16) , and Pune (April 17). from Chennai, India, as well, discussed Report Bee , a data visualization solution for schools around report cards and student performance.

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Working with Other Cultures: How to Do Business in India [guest post]

VC Cafe

E ze pinged me few weeks back saying he’s going to visit India. India is a great place to visit and also a great place (although highly challenging) for doing business. India today is a vibrant global business center. Doing business in India is about breaking the code.

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Taking Your Startup Global

ReadWriteStart

Every online startup has a global presence, whether that’s its goal or not. With headquarters in both San Francisco and Bangalore, India, Sheth says the decision to go global was a no-brainer: “Since there is no physical product shipping, we decided to be open to the world.

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Globalization and the world economy

BeyondVC

I remember 2 years ago the brouhaha over globalization and how every startup needed to adapt or it would die. I truly am a fervent believer in globalization and how offshoring some development work can make a ton of sense from a cost and time advantage (24×7).

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Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Spotlight On IIT Kharagpur, India

ReadWriteStart

Today's roundtable was jointly organized by the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT KGP) and the 1M/1M program as part of the former's Global Entrepreneurship Summit organized by the student-run e-cell. For the uninitiated, IIT KGP is considered one of the top technology schools in India, and it is located in the Eastern part of the country, not far from the city of Kolkata. Today, at IIT KGP, we caught a glimpse of some of the budding heroes of 21 st century India.

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Social Enterprises Globally

Business Plan Blog

In addition, the University of Oxford boasts that the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship is the leading global entity for the advancement of social entrepreneurship. The first Ashoka Fellows were elected in 1981 in India.

Exporting American Universities to India

Campus Entrepreneurship

American institutions are being exported to India in a major way. Check out this article in Time Magazine : Restricted from operating independently in India, foreign institutions have been able to get a toehold by setting up joint ventures with Indian colleges. India’s Manipal University offers joint programs with 10 colleges in the U.S. American universities get to enhance their global prestige and boost enrollment as well as their bottom line.

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Mobile is Global

Austin Startup

Intellectually, most people “get&# that the market for mobile technology and apps is a global one. Today, the appconomy is a more global phenomenon than ever, where time zones and national boundaries still exist in fact, but in practice mean less and less to our work and leisure time.

Modi and Ma

thebarefootvc

This past May, Modi was elected Prime Minister of India in a historic election. Today, he gave a speech to a crowd of 20,000 at Madision Square Garden, outlining steps he is taking to cut bureaucratic red tape and encourage the Indian diaspora to invest back into India.

When Third is First

thebarefootvc

Since I wrote that post, millions more entrepreneurs have launched their businesses globally. Low cost medical devices: In 2009 in India, GE partnered with Wipro to launch low cost medical devices including a $500 portable ECG.

VC Cafe - Untitled Article

VC Cafe

Although relatively few Israeli startups are focused on India, the market dynamics driving its mobile sector are worth a closer look. From a modest $200 million in bi-lateral trade in 1992 (when diplomatic relations were established), India-Israeli trade surpassed $6 billion in 2012-13.

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Global Nuances of Startup Compensation

Altgate

  In India and China there is no preferred stock.  This one really surprised me but apparently in India and China VCs don't get a different class of stock with special rights and privileges. In India and the UK there seem to be two types of startups.

TIME.com Redesign: a Responsive Global News Site | TIME.com

techland.time.com

The New TIME.com: A Responsive Global News Site. 22, TIME.com becomes the first global news site to roll out a fully responsive redesign optimized for mobile and tablet browsing. Tens of Millions Gather at India's Maha Kumbh Mela.

The increased cost of offshore development in India

BeyondVC

For example, one portfolio company had 5 consultants from India trained for 3 months on the product. So while we are increasingly going to make sure we create our own teams in India versus use consultants, we will still not be immune to churn and the competitive nature of the economy. The great aspect of doing business in India is that you have lots of talent. The post The increased cost of offshore development in India appeared first on BeyondVC. Globalization

Social Trends Podcast: We Are Storytellers Weaving Stories With Customers

Brandanew

Show Guest : Shikha Pahwa is the Founder & CEO of House This India , a home decor company based in New Delhi, India. Now this is a home decor company based out of Delhi in India. Shikha Pahwa, the branding super-girl was in her 20s when she decided to flip this effect and creating something Indian that would stand globally tall and firm. Many people ask me how India feels as a woman. In India, often design trumps all.

The Success Story Of Kartikeya Sharma And iTV Media Network

YoungUpstarts

Kartikeya Sharma is one of the youngest and most popular entrepreneurs in India right now who has managed to accomplish a lot in a short span of time. Today, iTV Network is responsible for employing more than 3,000 employees across its 80 offices that are spread across India.

Web 3.0+: The Hyperconnected Global Internet

thebarefootvc

I overviewed the growth of the global internet and penetration, noting that the future of the Web was going to be driven by emerging countries, as mobile connectivity continues to be more ubiquitous and the West is largely penetrated. Globalization of the Internet. We also have the experience of the Arab Spring, Japan earthquake and, more recently, Occupy Wall Street in the past year to highlight how global the Web has become.

Modi and Ma

thebarefootvc

This past May, Modi was elected Prime Minister of India in a historic election. Today, he gave a speech to a crowd of 20,000 at Madision Square Garden, outlining steps he is taking to cut bureaucratic red tape and encourage the Indian diaspora to invest back into India.

10 of the Most Successful Investors of the Last 10 Years

The Startup Magazine

The global financial crisis started in 2007 and it went on for much of 2008. Sachin Bansal and his business partner, Binny Bansal, launched an e-commerce site in India in 2007. Investments from capital markets to real estate plummeted. Ten years have passed since this crisis occurred.

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