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OpenWebAsia

  1. 1. THE INDIAN STARTUP ECOSYSTEM BY PRATYUSH  ( CO EDITOR @ PLUGGD.IN)
  2. 2. THE GREAT INDIAN OPPORTUNITY <ul><li>Mobile Penetration – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>617.53 million mobile phone connections as of May 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Second largest telecommunication network in the world in terms of number of wireless connections after China </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>At current CAGR - 1.159 billion mobile subscribers by 2013 and will exceed China </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Size of US$ 73.47 billion by 2012 at a growth rate of over 26 per cent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Will employ about 10 M people by 2013 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>WWW Penetration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The total subscriber base for internet users in India is 81 million as of EOY 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet penetration in India is just 7.0% of the population </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. WHAT’S UNIQUE ABOUT INDIA? Specialised products for the market and not just an Indian flavor to the existing ones
  4. 4. WHAT’S UNIQUE ABOUT INDIA? High sensitivity to cost  
  5. 5. WHAT’S UNIQUE ABOUT INDIA? Online - Offline Play   
  6. 6. WHAT’S UNIQUE ABOUT INDIA? Missed Call Economy  
  7. 7. WHAT’S UNIQUE ABOUT INDIA? Connecting the last mile 
  8. 8. WHAT’S UNIQUE ABOUT INDIA? Unstructured/Fragmented Industries
  9. 9. HOW STARTUPS ARE SOLVING IT Redbus - Bus booking for short journeys   Flipkart - India's Amazon   Ideacts - Reaching the cyber cafes   Ixigo - Meta search for travel sites catering to airports   Mchek - Mobile payments through the phone   TringMe – VoIP Solution. InfiBeam – Driving the Digital Consumption.
  10. 10. INTRODUCING PLUGGD.IN PluGGD.in ( http://www.pluggd.in) is India’s premier website on startups, entrepreneurship and technology and is run by industry veterans (founder is an IIT Roorkee/IIM Bangalore alumnus. Most authors are IIT and IIM alumni and have either started or work in startups). Techcrunch calls PI, India’s TC. Unique Event Formats Among the top 450 Sites in India    
  11. 11. INITIATIVES 59Mins.com - Creating an ecosystem where the startup community from investors to startup founders to service providers can interact and find solutions. To be Launched - Appthon.com

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