Most literature related to start-ups lack an Indian context. Many young entrepreneurs are enticed by global success stories but are not aware of the numerous examples closer home. Innovate India showcases many such glowing examples from the country. From a Singapore-based scientist of Indian-origin to a next-door middle-class young person, these are the stories of Indian dreams turning into reality.
Author Praveen Tiwari explains the key learning from these examples and lays out the path for young entrepreneurs that starts with registration with the Startup Scheme India to attract massive foreign trade. He further discusses a few start-ups that have established new milestones in social entrepreneurship and worked to organise India's huge unorganised sector. From empowering villagers through sanitary pads to providing them cheap electricity, from offering solutions to water crisis to securing data through block-chain technology, there's a lot to learn from these sagas.
Innovate India gives details of the opportunities in some of the country's biggest sectors, such as agriculture and textiles. It also highlights how doing business was part of core Indian ethos and reveals some of the ancient trades and tribes involved in these. A work of rigorous research and hundreds of expert interviews, this is a must-read for all aspiring entrepreneurs.