Europe is keen to unleash the potential of closer ties with India. Many hope that cooperation in the field of Artificial Inteligence (AI) and data driven businesses could lead the way. But a new study cautions about unrealistic expectations: If you’re looking for quick wins, look elsewhere.
The digital delegation trip from 26th Oct – 30th Oct 2020 organized by GINSEP for Indian startups and investors to Germany concluded with an expo where all startups presented their products and services once more to partners and stakeholders. 19 pre-selected Indian...
Germany is Europe’s industrial powerhouse. Located in the heart of Europe, the country’s economic strength lies in its strong manufacturing base. Besides, it has a well-organized and mature startup ecosystem. In order to explore the potential of the German startup ecosystem, GINSEP is organising a digital trip to Germany for Indian startups and investors to offer them insights into the different startup regions.
The shortage of skilled workers and experts in Germany presents employers with a range of challenges. Already today, there is a lack of well-qualified talent in many areas, for example software developers and engineers. The Indian labor market, on the other hand, offers great potential with its large number of young professionals.
Software and the internet overall are undoubtedly one of the greatest inventions of the 20th and 21st century. It is needed in almost every industry, in every business and for every function. While the US and especially Silicon Valley is known to be the hotspot for software companies, Europe has emerged as an upcoming destination for software businesses and startups.
Sales and marketing are crucial topics for every entrepreneur. It is not without reason that most acceleration and incubation programmes touch upon this topic early on. Many startups with excellent products and ideas have failed because they were unable to find the right paying customers for their solutions. When thinking of selling your product or solution in Germany, international startups should keep a few aspects in mind when reaching out to potential business customers.
Germany needs startups from across the world. After all, innovative startups are a guarantee of economic strength in times of digital transformation and uncertainty. However, the German startup scene has some catching up to do. Above all, it needs one thing: far more women entrepreneurs.
More and more people are coming into the formal financial system, and in doing so, they are generating troves of financial data. This is highly valuable information for the user; organizing this data efficiently could really help the user do things like track her expenses or plan her taxes. When shared with a service provider, this information could also help the user get the most cheap, personalized, and timely financial services.
Germany has one of the world’s leading startup scenes. But while Berlin is still the main focus of the German startup scene for local as well as foreign founders, other cities are moving quickly to close the gap.
Times of transition such as those we are currently experiencing with the Corona pandemic offer a wide range of opportunities for new business models, impulse and ideas for value creation. While the virus has inflicted substantial economic and social shocks, the world has been given a breather as air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions have significantly dropped.