MoU signed between Bangalore headquartered global accelerator, The GAIN and WHub (the largest startup ecosystem of Hong Kong) to facilitate collaboration with fintech startups across South East Asia.
The long cherished dream of starting a fintech hub in the Silicon Valley of Asia has become a reality as Bengaluru Fintech Forum (BFF) got launched on 16th September.
The Government of Karnataka in association with NASSCOM and ecosystem partners, Startup Karnataka, TIE and startup accelerator THE GAIN has launched the ‘Bangalore Fintech Forum’, a networking platform for stakeholders in the fintech industry to exchange ideas which would result in business potential.
Not long ago, a woman from a startup who was preparing to enter India had a question “Isn't it dangerous if I go alone?” Before a visit to India. Most of the advice I hear from people around India is, "Woman alone is dangerous. Be careful."
India is attracting attention as an attractive market with a population of 1.37 billion people. In addition, the middle class consumer class with purchasing power is also growing rapidly. It is important to precede the process of choosing which region to enter rather than to enter the entire Indian market.
Seoul is the heart of startup activity in South Korea, with nearly 60% of Korean startups located in the city. Numerous startups incubators are based there, creating an ecosystem value of $5 billion. It also has more than 50 universities, which provide a lot of fresh talent to startups.
This blog is to highlight some of the reasons for the differences in the Indian and Israeli startup ecosystems, with a magnifying glass on the two education systems and how they contribute to the respective country’s innovation or the lack thereof.
With no engineering background, Poornima has marked her presence in the technology space and is an active contributor to dialogues on entrepreneurship, women role models and job creation.
"In 2020, India's average age will reach 29 years old.", Poornima Shenoy, Cofounder & CEO of THE GAIN. India market has tremendous potential in terms of a large population of 1.63 billion comprising predominantly of youth.
India is attracting attention as an attractive market with a population of 1.37 billion people. In addition, the middle class consumer class with purchasing power is also growing rapidly. Local market knowledge and partner connect are essential for long term success in India.