Supporting Indian/T-Hub Startups with India and International Market Access

GBI is working with Hyderabad based T-hub to support its innovative and cutting edge startups with Market Access opportunities, both in India as well as internationally particularly in Silicon Valley-California and Europe. 

As an initial activity, GBI will be supporting growth stage startups in 2016’s Intel & DST – Innovate for Digital India Challenge 2.0 (“Challenge”) which is anchored by T-Hub Foundation, and supported by MyGov and the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (“MeitY”). Along with ICT, the key focus sectors include E-Governance, Agriculture Solutions / Agritech, Healthcare Solutions / Healthtech, Education Solutions, Financial Inclusion / Fintech, Manufacturing/Engineering, Services and Logistics, Sustainability including resources as water, energy, and Smart City. As a part of the program, together with our partners USMAC, GBI will be supporting startups with India and International Market access as below.

Under International Market Access with USMAC

  • Organizing a 4 day hands on training and mentoring with Silicon Valley expert mentors – which includes workshops, One-to-one mentoring; and Guest lectures
  • Silicon Valley program in California – A 2 week intense program that involves- Meetings with Prospective Customers; Investor Pitch Event; Meeting and Pitch with Angel Investors; Meetings with Corporate Investors; Networking Events

Under India Market Access with USMAC

  • Identifying specific ecosystem for each startup that include technology partners, researchers, government institutions, financial institutions such as investors, VC etc
  • Mentoring of startups accessing India market
  • Market validation leading to identification of business model


About GBI:

Global Business Inroads (hereafter referred as “GBI”) is an International Business, Technology Management and Project Management Company based in Bangalore, India, that is specializing in the ICT, Transportation, Biotech and Cleantech space. GBI has the expertise to identify opportunities in India for new, innovative technologies, develop the market, identify partners/customers, localize the business model, scale the market opportunity, represent the technology company, develop sales pipeline and manage relationships in country to enable a sustained market entry. GBI has significant expertise in assisting startups and entrepreneurs in setting up their ventures and developing the market in both in India and internationally for innovative technology products. A large part of these efforts are therefore focussed on creating enabling ecosystems that entrepreneurs can leverage. 

To bring-in much needed global outlook for cutting edge startups, GBI aims to leverage its network of strong international innovation networks to offer entrepreneurs global perspective in their niche respective areas. GBI works with multiple innovation ecosystems such as 

  • European Business and Innovation Centre Network (EBN)
  • International Business Innovation Association (InBIA).
  • Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA).
  • US Market Access Centre (USMAC)

Along with above, GBI as EBN India representative is also developing a structured approach entrepreneurs internationalize into Europe and respective member countries in niche sectors and helping entrepreneurs commercialize into these markets.

For more information, please feel free to connect with Raghavendra Mysore at [email protected] or +91-80-42613057