Start: 25.05.16, 18:00Uhr

Address: Berlin

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India with 4300 start-ups is home to the third largest number of technology start-ups globally, ahead of China and Israel and is growing at more than 30% annually. India’s active research and development sector employ benefit from its huge talent pool employing hundreds of thousands of engineers, churning out products for the global market. On the other side, India faces multiple challenges in terms of an unwieldy bureaucracy, creaky infrastructure and reform deadlock. Whether India will be able to overcome the challenges to become a dynamic and innovative economy which can be an engine of growth for the world economy is the question which our speaker, Abhay Pandey would address.

Abhay Pandey is Managing Director of the Venture Capital Firm “Sequioa Capital” in India. Sequioa Capital, which helped companies like Google, Apple and Whatsapp become icons, manages multiple investment funds specific to India, Israel and China and helps dynamic entrepreneurs to build their businesses. Pandey is responsible for some of the fastest growing companies in India in healthcare & consumer business. He brings the perspective from 20 years of experience as a consultant with McKinsey and investment banker with Merrill Lynch.

The talk and discusssion will be in English. We invite you to join us for a reception afterwards.