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The digital hub initiative: Where to set up your business in Germany

The digital hub initiative: Where to set up your business in Germany

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.

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Impact of the Coronavirus on the Indian startup ecosystem

Impact of the Coronavirus on the Indian startup ecosystem

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.

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Top sectors for investment in India

Top sectors for investment in India

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...

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What is it like to be a foreign start-up founder in India?

What is it like to be a foreign start-up founder in India?

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.

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India – Land of opportunities

India – Land of 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.

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What does a GINSEP ambassador do?

What does a GINSEP ambassador do?

One of the important pillars of GINSEP is the voluntary ambassador network that supports startups in Germany and India seeking to expand to the respective other country. Ambassadors constitute of incubators, investors, entrepreneurs, investment agencies, service providers and corporates, among others.

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Alpha Telemed: Our journey with GINSEP

Alpha Telemed: Our journey with GINSEP

In autumn 2017, Alpha-Telemed, which enables home-monitoring of Parkinson’s patients, using a proprietary software, for the purpose of medication-adjustment, embarked unwittingly on an exciting & unpredictable journey with GINSEP – a journey that has lasted for well over 2 years and traversed 6 cities: Munich, Bangalore, New Delhi, Kolkata, Hannover & Berlin.

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Entity structures for startups in India

Entity structures for startups in India

The start-up landscape of India has undergone major changes over the last decade. India’s under-penetrated market offers immense growth opportunities to new and budding start-ups.

However, before starting a business in India, it is important to select the right entity type. Each entity type has its pros and cons. Key consideration is to understand the limitation of each structure and balance the advantages and disadvantages while making an entry in India.

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GINSEP News Blog

Stay informed here about new announcements on events, workshops, study tours and other formats we are conducting that startups can participate in. You will also find the newest updates on GINSEP activities and previous events as well as a blog written by experts from the field and the GINSEP team with all information concerning the Indian and German startup ecosystem. In addition, you can access all the information here that you need to plan your market entry in Germany or India.