Homegrown startups take on Google, Facebook for ‘India’s digital dreams’

Elvera Bartels

Founders of dozens of Indian startups gathered about a Zoom get in touch with before this week to discuss placing up a startup collective to battle the electrical power of Major Tech, condition electronic policy and lobby on behalf of the country’s electronic enterprises.

About fifty six founders had been on the Tuesday night video clip meeting in which discussions ranged from developing an option to Alphabet Inc.-owned Google Play Retailer, the supremacy of significant technological know-how businesses these as Fb Inc. and joining hands to get their voice read by the government and the world-wide behemoths.

“We, the country’s electronic startups, need to have a joint voice so that the government and the people today will pay attention,” said Vijay Shekhar Sharma, the billionaire founder of the country’s major electronic payments brand, Paytm. “We just can’t let all of India’s electronic goals get managed by just one or two

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