Innovation in Digital India
India is ushering into a new era as the world's fastest growing startup ecosystem with tremendous growth in investment over the past 4 years. The workshop brought leaders from industry, academia and government to an event on Driving Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Digital India.
Saïd Business School promotes entrepreneurship research and practice by bringing together entrepreneurially-minded people to meet, collaborate, and create ventures. With a strong push from the Indian government to spur innovation and entrepreneurship the workshop began to address some of the challenges, barriers to entry, the progress made so far, the role of industry and academia, and future models for new businesses.
The goals of the workshop were:
- Current policies and practices for entrepreneurship in India
- Examine the role of incubators and small business initiatives in India
- Provide call to action on improving the environment for start-ups and small businesses
- Enable cross-border collaboration between Bangalore and the UK on innovation
|Welcome||Professor Mari Sako||Slides|
|Accenture on Open Innovation||Avnish Sabharwal(MD, Open Innovation)||Slides|
|Philips Corporation||Ravi Ramaswamy (Head & Dir. Philips Healthcare)||Slides|
|Beckman-Coulter - Innovation Labs||Amar Gautam (CEO)||Slides|
|Start-Up Village||Gautham, COO||Slides|
|Google and Google-X||Sunil Rao (Country Head)|
|President of TIE-Bengaluru & MD, Ideaspring||Naganand Doraswamy (Founder, MD, Ideaspring Capital)||Slides|
|NASSCOMM||Ravi Guru Raj (Founder, CEO, QikPod.com)||Slides|