India has the world’s 3rd largest start-up ecosystem. Despite COVID-19 pandemic, in 2020, the ecosystem has given birth to more unicorns than China.

COVID-19 crisis also highlighted the importance of technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship in India. 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, despite all the challenges, will continue to be key in driving India’s economic growth.

It then becomes important, for a large corporate, to understand the Indian start-up ecosystem more. Specifically, understand why and how large global MNCs are looking at India – and not just Silicon Valley, London, Berlin, or Tel Aviv.

In this webinar, Atit Danak, Principal at Zinnov, will provide an overview of the Indian start-up ecosystem with an intent to share key insights for your 2021 open innovation and corporate venture capital strategy.

Key Discussion Areas

  • How big is the Indian start-up ecosystem?
  • What are the key macro trends shaping the ecosystem?
  • What trends are emerging post COVID-19?
  • How are corporate engaging with Indian start-ups?
  • What is the role and importance of global MNCs in India?
  • What are some of the potential opportunities for equity investments and open innovation?