Data-driven insights, digital tech and ubiquitous mobile computing is changing the Indian landscape like no other. This report provides rich insights on the top 10 trends that are yet unfolding in varying degrees.
As you turn the pages, you will find some deep insights ably backed by data (both global and Indian) trends, et al., and I believe it would be greatly beneficial in your digital journey.
Wipro - NASSCOM Open Innovation PoV at NILF-2018
NASSCOM | March 19, 2018
Open Innovation has been widely adopted in organizations across the world. It has proven its efficacy in the US and especially in Europe. Many instances of it being used effectively by organizations such as P&G, Lego, Samsung, GE, Tata Group, Marico, Philips and BlaBlaCar have been published and commented on extensively. But there are scores of organizations that are yet to embrace Open Innovation or are unable to extract value from it. In this paper, we scrutinize the more recent factors that are shaping Open Innovation globally. This includes exploring questions around the various forms of Open Innovation, enabling structures, executive sponsorship, realization models, management challenges, the role of patents and program evaluation metrics – with special emphasis on startups and the associated ecosystem. The answers shine some light on the course of Open Innovation over the next few years.
Incubators and Accelerators Report 2017
NASSCOM | December 15, 2017
As India matures to become a start-up hub, Incubators/Accelerators (I/As) play an important role in this growth by providing mentorship, nurturing ideas, providing technical support, generating funds and thus, helping acquire new customers. The number of incubators and accelerators have grown by 40%, with more than 40 new ones added in 2016. Out of these, 30+ are academic incubators established under the ‘Start-up India Stand-up India’ initiative. The incubators and accelerators are currently technology-driven, and seem to be industry agnostic. I/As can be broadly classified into four categories: Corporate, Independent, Academic, and Government-supported. Corporate and Independent mostly work on accelerator model, whereas Academic and Government-supported have an incubator-like model.
The first edition of NASSCOM-Zinnov report titled “Incubators/Accelerators (I/As) Driving the Growth of Indian Start-up Ecosystem – 2017” throws light on the critical role that I/As play in the start-up landscape. It classifies the various types, provides a compilation of facts, trends, best practices, challenges and opportunities. This report also helps in understanding the role played by the government, corporates, and academic bodies in the growth of incubators and accelerators in India.
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NASSCOM | October 01, 2017
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Indian Start-up Ecosystem Report
NASSCOM | September 14, 2017
The fourth edition of the NASSCOM-Zinnov report titled “Indian Start-up Ecosystem – Traversing the Maturity Cycle – 2017” is a compilation of facts, trends, and insights on the Indian tech start-up landscape. The report examines the evolution of the ecosystem, its growth drivers, and highlights the role played by investors, incubators/ accelerators, and the government.
India has witnessed a phenomenal progress of the technology start-up ecosystem in the last 10 years. The period was marked by the inception of several thousands of start-ups, rise of unicorns with a total current market valuation of over US$ 32 Bn and the emergence of category leaders in areas of Robotics, Analytics, EduTech, HealthTech, Fintech, etc. In 2017, the start-up base in India is expected to cross 5000 with a 7% growth from 2016. The number of new start-ups is likely to come down from 1400+ in 2016 to 1000+ in 2017 as entrepreneurs pivot their business models and explore untapped opportunities
Indian ecosystem continues to remain attractive for investors with almost US$ 6.4 Bn of funding in first half of 2017 demonstrating 167% growth over H1 2016. The start-up ecosystem also witnessed mushrooming of a significant base of companies building solutions for India centric grass root level problems across Healthcare, Education Inclusion, Financial Inclusion, Clean Energy and Agriculture.
The report has touched upon every aspect of the start-up landscape, and can be used as a solid reference guide in framing actionable directives for the ecosystem.