Make a Google in India. Sure, but who will cut the first cheque?

  Reading Mohandas Pai’s and Sharad Sharma’s commentary in The Economic Times yesterday, the first thought that came to my mind was aspiring for a global product company from India is almost our birthright but who will write the first cheque.   The two eminent Bangaloreans speak of Google and other global brands. Stanford professor David […]

MNC Trickle-Down Vs the Indian Torrent

Late last year when I was reporting for this special report for Forbes India on science-led innovation, I spoke to Nirmalya Kumar, professor of marketing at London Business School. His book, India Inside, which talks about the invisible innovation in India, was just been published. I wanted to know how serious and deep were the R&D […]

MNC Trickle-Down Vs the Indian Torrent

Late last year when I was reporting for this special report for Forbes India on science-led innovation, I spoke to Nirmalya Kumar, professor of marketing at London Business School. His book, India Inside, which talks about the invisible innovation in India, was just been published. I wanted to know how serious and deep were the R&D […]