Doing Business in India

Date: October 5, 2021
Location: Online

This free webinar on Doing Business in India is an introduction to typical business practices within their local context.

The webinar is aimed to prepare startups for their upcoming matchmaking meetings with Indian corporates at the Sweden-India Startup Matchday on October 12, but is also open to anyone interested in the Indian market.

Interested in participating? Click on the button below and register for the session.

This webinar is organized by Ignite Sweden in collaboration with Business Sweden, the Confederation of Indian Industry, the Embassy of Sweden in New Delhi, Invest India, NASSCOM Center of Excellence, the Sweden-India Business Council, the Sweden-India Innovation Partnership, and the Swedish Institute. It is part of Vinnova’s Sweden-India Innovation Initiative.


11:00 – 11:03 Introduction
Sasan Shaba, Ignite Sweden

11:03 – 11:05 Introduction to the Sweden-India Innovation Initiative
Malin Petersen, Vinnova

11:05-11:25 India as a Potential Market
An overview of the Indian market: how to establish a business, do’s and dont’s, and some other practical information. Business Sweden’s offer in India.
Mr. Shubhang Vikas, Business Development & Delivery Lead, India & APAC, Business Sweden
Mr. Rahul Misra, Business Development & Delivery Lead, Business Sweden
Ms. Harika Garapati, Project Manager, Business Sweden

11:25-11:45 Introduction to Indian Business Culture
An introduction to the Indian business culture and learnings from Swedish Startups in India.
Cecilia Oldne, Senior Vice President, Sweden-India Business Council & Head of Sweden India Tech Community

11:45-12:05 An Overview of the Indian Economy and Industry
Ms Bidisha Ganguly, Confederation of Indian Industry

The Startup Ecosystem in India
Mr Varun Akhnoor, CII Centre of Excellence for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Start-ups

12:05-12:15 Introduction to the NASSCOM Center of Excellence’s offer
Navratan Katariya, NASSCOM Center of Excellence

12:15-12:25 Introduction to Invest India
Himani Goel, Invest India

12:25-12:30 Closing remarks 
Sasan Shaba, Ignite Sweden

How to join this event

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Please note that our matchmaking meetings are carefully curated based on a potential business opportunity. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee that there will be any matches for your startup or how many meetings each startup will get.

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