IND - A Special Meeting with Mentor on the Road: Opportunities for SME's USA-India

01 Sep 2017
2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

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A Special Meeting with Jagat Shah - Mentor on the Road:

 Opportunities for SME's USA-India


Jagat Shah, with the support of the U.S. Commercial Service and the Government of India, is traveling across the U.S. introducing U.S. entrepreneurs and executives to the opportunities of growing their business with and in India.

Global Chamber® Indianapolis is featuring Jagat Shah in a program for small and medium sized enterprises to discuss business opportunities in India. We intend to connect participating companies to Indian businesses, to grow trade.

Jagat Shah has experience in mentoring small and medium businesses and is offering to discuss how American companies can succeed in India.


Message from Jagat Shah

We are encouraging SMEs to look at India as a market of their products & services and give them ground level practical info on Indian market dynamics. We want to encourage these firms to tap into the Indian market which comprises of 1.3 billion people. Topics will include:

  1. Validation of product and service
  2. Adding new and right talent to the team
  3. Rapid change in markets and ever emerging competition
  4. Access to Innovative Sources of Funding

Mentor on Road USA, Jagat Shah will be addressing following in his interaction:

  • Advising on how to make your firm competitive internationally

  • Managing cultural issues in the perpetually growing emerging markets

  • Focusing on opportunities in India - comprising of 1.3 billion people

International Best Practices of Fund Generation and Angel Investment
A snapshot of what investors are looking for around the world, and how various start-ups are attracting seed funding. We are also going to discuss how to attract international investors from around the world.

First-hand information on Indian market dynamics
India is a sub-continent with several states. The presentation will cover aspects like, which state is doing well in business? What are the business styles & approaches in different states? What are the consumer's tastes in different states? For example, one of the highest GDP contributors to India is the state of Gujarat.

Opportunities for U.S. companies to benefit from several new initiatives Government of India programs can help... such as “Smart cities”, “Digital India”, “Start- up India’’, “Skill India” etc. The presentation will cover the specific opportunities which these programs offer for American companies and how to partner with Indian companies to get business under these programs of Government of India.


Meet Jagat Shah - Mentor on the Road

In last 23 years of his career, Jagat has worked on international market & investment strategies with Indian, American, Canadian & European companies & governments.  Through his economic development agency, he has worked with a cluster development approach on Small & Medium Enterprise (SME) competitiveness & poverty elimination with several governments & private sector in 20 countries -  India, USA, Canada, Brazil, South Africa, Senegal, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Sweden, Finland, Germany, Serbia, Croatia, Italy, UAE, Oman, Ras Al Khaimah, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Brunei, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia and India. He contributes to these efforts from his head office at Ahmedabad in Gujarat - India.


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01 Sep 2017
2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

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