Jugaad – Innovation the Indian way

The new global formula for breakthrough growth, or just creative quick-fixes done by someone facing an immediate pain? Is it time for all of us to...

Why Nordic startups should get in business with India now

Is your startup ready for the giant market India? Of course not. But now things has changed dramatically to your advantage. It´s so crazy it...

Secret: why a moustache is good for business in India

I thought a clean shave signalized trust, and hence was good for business. I was wrong A noteworthy high percentage of Indian men has a more or less...

Nordic Meetup in Mumbai – to boost startup business

To do business in India you have to start with 1) be in India and 2) know the right people and 3) build a personal relation to...

With Ajay, the future urban farmer of India?

Why spend energy on transport when the vegetables can be grown on-site, absolutely anywhere? I assume Hydroponics is the future of predictable delivery of healthy greens for...

India: unbelievable 150 million mobile Internet users

 This kid is a citizens of what will become the world’s largest mobile digital society. India will have unbelievable 150 million mobile Internet users already by March...
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3 days Indulging in Smart City solutions – for a better tomorrow

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A business lesson from my Indian entrepreneur heroes – the Dabbawallas

The unstoppable Dabbawallas of Mumbai are always on schedule. No excuse. The secret is pure dedication and a 135 years old no-tech system. The accuracy in daily...

My India business rule #2: Just assume that “what you see is NOT what...

  My experience is that in India hardly anything is as it looks. Nothing is as good as it seems. Nothing is as bad as it seems.   What looks...
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“I’ll do it myself” meets “No way I am doing that”.

Where I come from, we have a "doing things ourself" mentality that is very strong. If something needs to be done, our first thought will be to...