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India is worth it, Tech would play a big role in India’s GDP
1. India not for the fainthearted, but worth it: Lightspeed’s Bejul Somaia after Sequoia’s exit
India’s potential remains “incredibly compelling” with its sizeable market, high-quality founders and one-way adoption of technology, Bejul Somaia, partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners, said in a note posted on Twitter. “The question is not whether there is potential, but how best to navigate this potential.”
“India is not for the faint hearted. India is tough. But India is worth it,” Somaia, who has been investing in the India market since 2008, added.
2. Target is to have technology be 20 to 25 percent of the Indian GDP by 2025–26 says IT Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar
The Indian Government has set a goal of making technology 20–25 per cent of the nation’s GDP by 2025, India’s IT minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar said while addressing Indian American entrepreneurs and asked them to be part of this story of India.
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