Our hottest thoughts and feelings after 7 amazing days in Incredible India !
The main goal was to understand the retail and e-commerce landscape in India, especially Delhi and Mumbai, the start up and innovation ecosystem but also, be able to touch the 3rd route that this amazing continent can teach to people who are mindful enough. Probably one of the best business and emotional experience it can offer to anybody…
First Take Away : India is the 2nd worldwide Start Up ecosystem
India has changed a lot for the last few years and enables now amazing tech companies to emerge rapidly. More and more Unicorn to be expected there…
Beyond Flipkart, Paytm and Ola (The Indian Uber), some young unicorn are emerging like MakeMyTrip (the Indian Expedia), Zomato (like la Fourchette), Swiggy (food delivery)…
1- Smartphones got cheaper and India has become the world’s cheapest data network. 4G revolution has already happened and India has become the leader worldwide regarding consumption of data. Digital payment are emerging faster and faster
2- Government policy shift to enable faster and stronger help to startup
3- India is still in early stage of massive growth powered by an emerging middle class that boost drastically the interior consumption
4- 64 % of Indian population is less than 35 years old
Second Take Away : pollution
India is facing a huge challenge regarding Pollution (especially air pollution). The group was very shocked by the air pollution in Delhi especially. Mumbai was not as bad because of the Seaside location.
Can we find / develop businesses in India that can enable the Indian population to breathe better / to live better on a less polluted environment?
Third Take Away : Speed and rythme
Opportunities look like to be everywhere. What matter is to be able to embrace it at the right moment to be one of the first movers. Not easy looking at the speed on how things are moving!
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