SFO Mentor on the Road: Opportunities for SMEs in India

11 Aug 2017
10:00am - 12:00pm PDT
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Mentor On The Road, USA Road Trip

Opportunities for SMEs in India

Host: Global Chamber® San Francisco



Event Details:

Date: August 11, 2017

Time: 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Venue: 414 Brannan St, San Francisco, CA 94107


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® is featuring Jagat Shah in a program for small and medium sized enterprises to discuss business opportunities in India. We seek to connect participating companies with Indian businesses in order 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.


Opportunities for SMEs in India

We encourage SF Bay area SMEs to attend this event in order to learn about latest business opportunities and market trends in India. We encourage attendees 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.


"Mentor to the Road" Jagat Shah: 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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11 Aug 2017
10:00am - 12:00pm PDT

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