Exploring India's Dynamic Start-Up Landscape: Key Insights and Investment Opportunities
Webinar | Thursday, August 24, 2023 | 2:30 PM India Time / 11:00 AM CEST / 4:00 PM Vietnam Time / 5:00 PM China TimeWatch on demand
India's startup ecosystem has achieved extraordinary growth, establishing itself as one of the world's largest and fastest growing. This expansion is driven by factors like a vast consumer market, a rising middle class and widespread internet access. The Indian government has played a crucial role in supporting startups through various initiatives, such as the Startup India program, which offers incentives and support to budding entrepreneurs. Additionally, the presence of skilled professionals in engineering and technology has been instrumental in fueling the ecosystem's success.
India’s startup prowess has attracted significant interest from foreign investors, with the country producing over 100 unicorns in just over a decade. The Indian ecosystem has seen a staggering increase from 471 startups in 2016 to 92,683 in February 2023, ranking third globally, following the United States and China. Key sectors such as e-commerce, fintech, healthcare, and education are experiencing disruptive innovations from startups.
As the ecosystem continues to grow, it presents a wealth of opportunities for entrepreneurs, investors, and innovators seeking to engage with cutting-edge ideas and disruptive ventures. Backed by a favorable business environment, continued government support, and a culture that fosters entrepreneurship, India's startup ecosystem is poised for further expansion.
Join Naina Bhardwaj, Senior Business Editor – India Briefing, Umair Ul Haque, Assistant Manager - International Business Advisory and Shivi Jain, Program Director - India at German Entrepreneurship Asia (Guest speaker) to learn about India’s thriving start-up ecosystem and more about German Entrepreneurship. In this session, you will also discover the key drivers behind the exponential growth of Start-Ups in India.
This webinar is in partnership with German Entrepreneurship. As a valued partner to startups, investors, corporations, universities and public organizations, German Entrepreneurship enables entrepreneurs by connecting and supporting the most relevant players within innovation ecosystems around the globe.
This webinar will shed light on below topics:
- Overview of India’s Start-Up Ecosystem
- Factors Driving India's Start-Up Boom
- Key Insights and Emerging Sectors
- Government Initiatives and Policies
- India's Competitive Advantage
- Future Outlook and Potential Challenges
- German Entrepreneurship in India
- Q&A Session
This webinar is free of charge.
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