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Can The Indian Manufacturers Benefit From The China Exodus, By US Based Companies?

Last year the Indian manufacturers welcomed the announcement about the government pushing for multiple defence corridors. We clearly acknowledge that this is a massive step and a much needed initiative to propel the growth the Indian MSME needed. As the foundation and the policy is taking shape, it’s imperative that excessive caution and judicious approach needs to be adopted. Things will fall...

First Time – Fundraisers, Here is a quick primer on deal documentation

After the pitch deck has been prepared, submitted, chosen from a variety of competitors, translated into a business plan and the term sheet is signed and diligence concluded, the last hurdle blooms into vision i.e. deal documentation. For the first time fund-raiser, the mere exercise of flitting through 300 pages of deal...

STARTUP Feature: PICKYOURTRAIL – The Unstoppable Journey

Pickyourtrail, the world’s only full-stack vacation startup, occupies a bustling office at the heart of Chennai. Founded by Hari Ganapathy and Srinath Sankar, this travel startup has gone from a 100-member team only 6 months ago, to more than 200 members today. This is their story of how they got here. In 2012, Hari and Srinath went on...

Can The Indian Auto Industry Reverse The Downturn?

Make no mistake this is the biggest slow down, we have seen in years. Few experts call it the worst they have ever seen and the news coming in doesn’t look too good. Before we talk about reversing the downturn, let’s visit the major headlines that are coming from the Indian Automobile industry from all the research that is currently available.

Emerging Counter Drone Technologies – A global opportunity for Indian Manufacturing

Drones seem to suddenly be visible around all major airports around the world more so specifically in the United Kingdom Post the Gatwick drone incident . In the drone circles there are those who vouch that the drones were really there and an equally vociferous group that are convinced that the claims of drone sightings is a fake there never were any...

GMCV 2030 – Event Report

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CK Ranganathan takes over as TiE Chennai president

Chennai June 29, 2019 – CK Ranganathan, has taken over as president of TiE Chennai from V Shankar. TiE Chennai is the second largest chapter in India and one of the best performing chapters in the world, with over 750 entrepreneur members in its fold. CK Ranganathan fondly called as CKR, is the chairman and...

Future of Industrial Automation and Robotics in Manufacturing Engineering

Increasing production costs, reduced operational margins, limited scope for expansion and diversification as well as unavailability of skilled manpower are hampering the growth of industries across the globe. Luckily, we are living in an era where disruptive technologies are redefining traditional businesses and unleashing new possibilities in Manufacturing. The need of the hour is...

Industry 4.0 concepts in Aerospace & Defence (A&D)

By Mohan Kalaiyappan Some forerunners of Industry 4.0                 Chess-playing computers spurred Samsung engineers, around 1997, to develop internet-enabled Refrigerators that would start thawing the beer in the freezer even before the customer reaches home and Fuzzy-Logic (AI) Washing Machines (of Samsung and Whirlpool) that would "see" level of dirt and "sense"...

Technical Training Trends – Industrial Automation & Robotics for Manufacturing Excellence

More than 80% of engineers in India are “unemployable”. This is the report submitted by Aspiring Minds, an Indian employability assessment firm, after a study of about 150,000 engineering students in around 650 engineering colleges across India. Out of the millions of engineers who graduate each year in India, only 3% were found to possess 21st Century skills including AI, Machine Learning,...