COVID-19 has shaken the world. Social distancing, travel restrictions have affected us all, leading to far reaching economic impacts. Especially for startups the knock-on effects have been huge. Startups need more support than ever – in terms of funding, advisory on customer development, business models to go to market, and to adapt to the overall situation that is characterised by lesser demand.
Why do I love Berlin? There are many dimensions to this answer but let’s just focus on the professional dimension aspect for now. For someone like me who thrives on entrepreneurial energy and being able to venture into creative projects one after another, Berlin has all the ingredients to be my dream city.
Germany has been on the forefront of industrial innovation for decades. ‘Made in Germany’ has gained international significance and stands for quality of goods and services. However, Europe’s most powerful economy has fallen behind in terms of digitalisation and is struggling to adapt to the new digital age.
Blockchain, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Industry 4.0 are technologies that have the potential to disrupt lives. However, this new industrial revolution must not only be managed, but also shaped. Digitalising the German economy and identifying new solutions that can drive the transformation process are key to Germany’s economic growth prospects.
During these days of remote working and changing from analogue to digital, most of us - may it be on a company-level or individually - might struggle with technology. Digitalisation has evolved rapidly in the last two months with meetings being conducted via Zoom,...
While international travel has significantly reduced in the last month due to the Corona crisis, we all know that air travel creates considerable stress and often leaves passengers tired for the days to come.
The Coronavirus has impacted the lives of people all around the globe. May it be on personal, social or work level – everything has been affected by COVID-19. Apart from the individual costs, the pandemic has shaken financial markets and left the world on the brink of an economic downturn, which promises to be the worst in the past centuries.
By Rohit Kapur India has the third largest startup ecosystem in the world - driven by availability of funding, increasing middle class income, vast domestic consumption, growing internet penetration, and continuous government reforms to support and nourish startups in...
When companies think about India, a lot of prejudices pop up. We all have heard stories about problems with Intellectual Property Rights and differences in cultural understanding. But if companies look beyond the initial challenges, India has to offer a vast market with endless opportunities.
The Indian startup ecosystem has been growing at a staggering rate of 12-15% year by year. In 2019, 1,300 new startups were incepted, out of which 43% operate in the B2B space. There are currently around 20,000 active startups, with 4,750 of them being technology-driven startups.