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Is the Indian Startup ecosystem ready for rapid acceleration? Is the Indian Startup ecosystem ready for rapid acceleration? Presentation Transcript

  • 15 minutes to challenge your thinking … Rahul Sood Partner & General Manager Microsoft Ventures
  • ask yourself: what is your motivation? Microsoft Ventures
  • Microsoft Ventures how is Microsoft relevant to today’s entrepreneurs? Microsoft Ventures
  • Microsoft Ventures Locations MICROSOFT CONFIDENTIAL FOR INTERNAL DISCUSSIONS ONLY MICROSOFT CONFIDENTIAL. FOR INTERNAL DISCUSSIONS ONLY
  • Start-up Market Momentum There were 1 $Billion dollar companies created every month for the last 84 months
  • As India’s entrepreneurs, what big problem do you want to solve? Microsoft Ventures
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  • Thank You follow @rahulsood @mukund - @ravignarayan - @rajinishmenon @msftventures www.microsoftventures.co m