June 29, 2016

Brexit your way to India

A shock wave reverberated around the world in the early hours of Friday 24th June 2016 – Britain formally voted to leave the EU. Being strongly in the Remain camp I think the country has gone mad! The Leave campaign are backtracking on all their propaganda and the support for […]
June 20, 2016

India – marketing to the world

A lot has been written about the huge amount Microsoft has agreed to pay for LinkedIn. While many think the proposed $26 billion plus change is too inflated, there are others who believe that it, in fact, represents great value. The premise of the argument is simply data and definitely […]
June 13, 2016
Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs: “The Greatest”

It’s unusual for me to lead with something like this; however, I couldn’t resist. Being somewhat of a boxing enthusiast, it was with great sorrow to hear about the passing of the “the Greatest” Muhammad Ali last week. Inspirational people tend to transcend into all walks of life, inspiring countless […]
June 6, 2016
India: The Good, The Bad and The Potential

India: The Good, The Bad and The Potential

There has been further evidence published this week that a strong macro situation continues to help India push forward. Foreign direct investment (FDI) numbers in January were extremely positive – in fact, the highest in 29 months. To evidence the result of this (of course additional to all the other […]
May 31, 2016
Indian Technology - From Infinity to Beyond

Indian technology – to infinity and beyond!

There has been a lot of talk since Narendra Modi came to power about the possibility of GST (Goods and Services Tax) being implemented. The general consensus is that GST will help pan-India trade among other things such as simplicity and transparency for inter-state transactions. Therefore, this week I thought […]
May 23, 2016
Technology Investment in India

Manoeuvring around the Indian technology eco-system

The story that has dominated headlines this last week is the first ever visit to India for Apple CEO, Tim Cook. As with anyone who is visiting a country for the first time, there was a mixed itinerary, including dining with the who’s who of Bollywood’s elite, to meeting and launching an app […]