Next Step India features a deep-dive into India’s high-growth areas and is open to all Germany-registered startups from any sector.

Next Step India goes Virtual

We will be running our next program content virtually for you to access market insights, 1:1 business matching and strategy workshops.

Unlock unbeatable potential in India
1

Pitch your product to pre-selected customers

2

Validate your product’s value

3

Build professional networks

See our virtual schedule

Logistics and Mobility

HealthTech & Life Sciences

Smart City, AgriTech & Sustainability

Enterprise Tech & Smart Manufacturing

What can you expect?

1

Increase understanding

of Indian culture and how to effectively do business in India
2

Build professional networks

through scheduled interactions with industry experts, mentors, guest speakers and market multipliers
3

Assess the market opportunity

and understand the attractiveness of your value proposition in the market
4

Localize Your Value Proposition and Pitch

and build a roadmap with tangible next steps for market access and expansion
5

An opportunity to pitch to customers

by showcasing to key executives of sector relevant corporates
6

Accelerate your market entry

and develop a roadmap with concrete next steps for expansion

Why India?

Fast-Growing Consumer Market & Magnet for Data-Driven Businesses

India’s middle-income group is projected to make up a sizeable market of US$150 billion by 2020, driving growth across all consumption categories.

World’s 3rd Largest Startup Ecosystem

Startups are critical to helping India achieve its goal of a US$8 trillion economy by 2030. Benefit from the many support programs by the Indian government such as the Startup India Initiative.

Strong Presence of German Companies

With more than 1,600 German companies established in India, the country has attracted firms such as DHL, Bosch and BMW Group to set up manufacturing hubs.

Rising Global Tech Hub

India is ranked 3rd in the world for attracting investment for technology transactions. It is also among the topmost countries in the field of scientific research and tech talent.

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