Norwegian executives exploring Mumbai innovation

MUMBAI: for 3 days the IFN/NICCI study group made the 20 million people metropolis unsafe, hunting high and low for Indian game-changing. The catch brought home was...
Devant cross country skiing in Pune India

Cross country skiing and Cricket. Norway vs India – in our own Olympic Games...

When we celebrated our 10 first years of operation in India (2010), we did a few things that I think never has been done in Pune earlier....

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...

A 2-day visit to India will make wonders for your product

How can you possibly succeed without spending quality time with the most important people in your project? It's not even debatable. You have to know the people developing...
Teamphoto - first businesstrip to India

My shocking India business takeoff – in 1999

I started a company in Pune before ever visiting India. That for sure didn't make my first India trip less of a shock. What an attention we...

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...

My India-business-rule #1: Always expect the unexpected

It doesn't get more unexpected on a business trip than this: finding yourself on stage on a cultural extravaganza in India - DANCING. What on earth happened?...

Top diplomatic presence at NICCI meeting to promote Norwegian business in India

"We need to hear from you - to know what to do for you" This was the clear message from Mr. Eivind Homme, Norwegian ambassador to India. That...

What does the Firefox say? “A smart – smart – smart – smart –...

Thank you for the Firefox OS. It's great news for India, and other emerging markets. Read on, and I will explain you how Mozilla stuff open web...

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...