The COVID-19 crisis highlighted the pertinent role and importance of technology, entrepreneurship, and innovation – most critically, the power of open innovation. These unprecedented times have demonstrated how collaborating with the ecosystem, can help companies evolve from a position of scarcity to a position of strength, driving both effective and quick business outcomes.
COVID-19 pandemic has been independent India’s first disaster that witnessed the private sector matching public sector each step of the way. Confirming that the Indian start-ups, in spite of all the challenges, will continue to be key in driving India’s economic growth. For example, in spite of the pandemic the Indian start-up ecosystem added 8 unicorns in 2020 – more than China!
As we enter 2021, it is imperative for every corporate leader to understand the dynamics of Indian start-up ecosystem – in terms of opportunities, threats, and outlook. Specifically, understand why large global MNCs are increasingly looking at India – and not just Silicon Valley, London, Berlin or Tel Aviv.
This webinar is focused on providing foundational inputs for a Japanese corporate to plan its 2021-22 strategy vis-a-vie Indian start-up ecosystem.