Indian Startups
How the Market, Social-fabric and Ideas influence
the Indian Startup Ecosystem
Prashant Sharma
Principal, ...
Recent History
• 90s:Liberalization, Improved Economy, FDI, Growth in GDP/PPP,
India started appearing on the world-map
• 2000s:Internet ...
Changing
Social-fabric
• Social Evolution
• Global Influences
• Corporate, PPP and
Public Sector
• Institutional and
Academic Impressions
• Globa...
Current
Trends
• Start Early
• Fail Fast
• Local Problems, Local
Solutions
• One size doesn’t fit all
• Polarize your customers
• Scout g...
Global
Influences
• Global Success Stories
• Silicon Valley
• Startup Accelerators
• Corporate Incubators
• Angels, Venture Capital
and Priv...
Do I need to be cash-rich to start
my venture? How much
Is enough? What if I bootstrap?
Only engineering ideas/Startups
su...
?
Prashant Sharma
Principal, Microsoft Ventures
Thank You!
[Srijan Wednesday Webinars] Why Most Indian Startups Fail
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In this webinar, our speaker Prashant talked about current trends in the technology startup ecosystem in India, industry focus and creating newer market opportunities.

He also discussed how the market, social-fabric and ideas influence the Indian startup ecosystem.

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[Srijan Wednesday Webinars] Why Most Indian Startups Fail

  1. 1. Indian Startups How the Market, Social-fabric and Ideas influence the Indian Startup Ecosystem Prashant Sharma Principal, Microsoft Ventures
  2. 2. Recent History
  3. 3. • 90s:Liberalization, Improved Economy, FDI, Growth in GDP/PPP, India started appearing on the world-map • 2000s:Internet penetration, advances in Technology sector, global access, emergence of Technology hubs, advancement in global funds, Startups happened ! • 2010-14 • Technology Proliferation • Democratization of IT • Open Source, Resources • Demographic Changes
  4. 4. Changing Social-fabric
  5. 5. • Social Evolution • Global Influences • Corporate, PPP and Public Sector • Institutional and Academic Impressions • Global Funds
  6. 6. Current Trends
  7. 7. • Start Early • Fail Fast • Local Problems, Local Solutions • One size doesn’t fit all • Polarize your customers • Scout globally
  8. 8. Global Influences
  9. 9. • Global Success Stories • Silicon Valley • Startup Accelerators • Corporate Incubators • Angels, Venture Capital and Private Equity
  10. 10. Do I need to be cash-rich to start my venture? How much Is enough? What if I bootstrap? Only engineering ideas/Startups succeed? What about social entrepreneurship?
  11. 11. ?
  12. 12. Prashant Sharma Principal, Microsoft Ventures Thank You!

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