What we're about

Why UKISC (UK India Startup Corridor)

With India having best of talent & worlds biggest market in internet penetration of users and Uk with best of the startup ecosystem & Financial hub, startups in both countries explore synergies together for the mutual benefit and grow together more strongly than ever.
This collaboration of startup communities and ecosystem as a whole will enable the exchange of Ideas and talent, Access to Funds, Access to Market for doing business and Sharing of infarstrure can lead to a massive push for startup in both countries to grow together.
Purpose of formation of this community group is to facilitate that exchange of cultures, talent, resources, ideas, capital and infarstrure through directly connecting these communities together creating open, transparent and collaborative culture and environment helping to innovate & grow together.

Mission

Build innovative communities and startup culture to transform future of UK-India

Vision

Bridging gap between UK and Indian startup communities by providing a platform to connect, collaborate, innovate and grow together

Objectives

1. To provide a platform for UK and India startups to pitch ideas, solve problems and set up business in UK and India

2. To connect startup ecosystems of UK and India

3. To connect startups in UK and India to collaborate, innovate and grow together

4. To provide access to funds, angels investors, VCs from UK and India to startups in both countries

5. To provide seamless access to UK and India market for startups to test and launch products and services

Who Can Join

UK Startups:

UK/Europe Startups looking to pilot their products in India
UK/Europe Startups looking for technology collaborations with Indian startups
UK/Europe Startups who want to start a business in India
UK/Europe Startups who want legal assistance in starting & doing business in India
UK/Europe Startups who want to market, distribute their products in India
UK/Europe Startups who want to hire technology resources, CTOs from India
UK/Europe Startups looking to pitch in front of Indian Angel Investors
UK/Europe Startups looking to raise venture funding with Indian VCs

India Startups:

Indian Startups looking to pilot their products in the UK
Indian Startups looking for technology collaborations with UK startups
Indian Startups who want to start a business in the UK
Indian Startups who want legal assistance in starting & doing business in UK
Indian Startups who want to market, distribute their products in the UK
Indian Startups who want to hire technology resources, CTOs from the UK
Indian Startups looking to pitch in front of Indian Angel Investors
Indian Startups looking to raise venture funding with UK VCs

Upcoming events (1)

Unlocking the UK opportunity for tech companies

Online event

The event will be focused on answering the key questions that tech companies should be asking when considering the UK market.

What market entry strategies are the most effective
How do I decide what regions to focus / locate in
What support is available
what pitfalls should you be aware of
What are some real life examples of market entry
What business networks should you be part of.
Panellists:

Jim Dolan (KPMG) - will answer questions on the UK ecosystem for tech
Matt Robinson (techUK) - Will answer questions on the opportunities in the different regions of the UK
Sandeep Arora (Arora Digital) - will answer questions on market entry strategies
Sector Spotlight sessions

Larissa Suzuki (Google) - will answer questions on the opportunity for smart city technologies.
Navdeep Arora (ex Mckinsey / KPMG) - will answer questions on the opportunity for Insurtech companies.

Past events (21)

Growth Launcher Pitch Day- 28th August 2021

Online event

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