#Spotlight, #Global Edition- March 2018

Poor vision, as the world’s largest unaddressed disability, requires investment to prevent its crippling impact on economic growth.

Prime Minister Modi created waves at this year’s World Economic Forum, when he announced that India’s economy, already the fifth-largest in the world, would double to $5 trillion by 2025.

#Analysis, #UK Edition - March 2018

Policy incentives, support organisations, universities and large corporates have all played a vital role in the evolution of an innovation-led scenario in India.

Over the centuries innovation has been a key change agent the world over in an effort to provide accessible and affordable solutions to dynamic consumer needs. It plays a crucial role in determining the industrial and economic competitiveness of any country.

#August 2017, #Middle East, #December 2017, #India & The World

An Indian banker set to expand his start-up base to the UAE elaborates on the reasons behind this move.

Rubique is a FinTech company based in Mumbai. We offer a lending marketplace platform which provides individuals and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the country with frictionless access to a wide range financial services products including loans, credit cards and insurance products.

#December 2017, #More from this edition

Digital India has led to a change of mindset geared towards innovation and technology.

India feels like a changed country this year. Travelling around and meeting people around Mumbai as we approach the end of 2017, I see many signs of this – from the use of mobile wallets on the toll roads, to digitalisation of systems providing provident fund management as part of employee pension schemes.

#October 2017, #COUNTRY FOCUS/Australia

The world’s 13th largest economy is the ideal investment destination for Indian organisations seeking international expansion to secure access to natural resources – minerals and energy – and create assets, technologies and brands, claims the country’s trade and investment commission.

An economy with 26 years of consecutive growth integrated with Asia, Europe and North America; globally competitive industries; a smart, skilled workforce makes Australia an compelling investment destination.

#April 2017, #Sector Focus/IT

A tech expert traces India’s journey from an outsourcing hub of the 1990s to an innovation destination of today.

When I first became aware of the Indian tech sector in 1993, India would have been the least likely candidate to be named an innovation hub. Back then, and for many years, it was known more as a place where you could outsource your software development at low cost. Or in manufacturing, as the then secretary of department of electronics used to tell me, it was becoming known for ‘screwdriver assembly’, whereby product kits were imported and then assembled in India for either local consumption or re-export.

#February 2017, #Hotspot

Tech Mahindra, an Indian software major specialising in digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering, opened its new Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Dublin in January 2017.

The centre, to be operational in the first quarter of calendar year 2017, will be central to Tech Mahindra’s operations in the country and would focus on emerging technologies such as Robotics and Automation, Business Analytics, Cloud Infrastructure and Digital Services. The new centre would employ around 150 engineers over the next three years.

#Yearend 2015, #Start-up Watch

Vardaan Vasisht started his career in consulting at Accenture in India and moved to the US to join a start-up named Beyond Interactive, which at the time was setup in a dorm room at the University of Michigan and emerged as one of the first successful digital advertising agencies in the dot com boom era.