Entrepreneurship in Asian High-Tech Industries

Dr. Amit Kapoor delivered a talk at Stanford University on “Entrepreneurship in Asian High-Tech Industries” on April 17, 2019. The seminar is part of a weekly seminar series on “Entrepreneurship in Asian High-Tech Industries” from April 2 – May 28, 2019. The talk was attended by a group of entrepreneurs & students. The details about the seminar can be looked at https://events.stanford.edu/events/829/82995/ […]

The Business Case for Social Impact Work

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views in a conversation with business executives and foundation leaders around the intersection of social impact work and business growth in India. He presented his findings from his work with the Government of India to map development impacts of business operations and investment.

The Age of Awakening

The Age of Awakening Indian leaders at the time of Independence had their tasks cut out. The nation that was marred by an ugly Partition, had to be prevented from coming apart at the seams. A Constitution had to be framed for a complex society. An election system had to be designed for an electorate that was mostly illiterate. An […]

Competitiveness, Economic Development, Innovation and Clusters

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views on Competitiveness, Economic Development, Clusters and Innovation at the round table organized by National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) in Washington D.C. on April 10, 2019. NAM and its member companies annually host hundreds of meetings and manufacturing events in Washington and around the country. These meetings provide opportunities for members to connect with their […]

Setting Priorities and Measuring Impact in Partnerships

Successful partnerships are a critical component in achieving the SDGs. However, partnerships have multifaceted challenges. This panel will focus on the value of having a tool, such as the Social Progress Index, in order to set priorities and provide a common language among partners. Panelists highlighted how informed decision making allows public and private sector actors to align and mobilize resources for the greatest […]

Innovation in India and China

Two Innovation Dragons: China and India While China has been caught in a trade war with the United States involving intellectual property and technology transfer, India has been making dramatic improvements to its IP environment. What opportunities and lessons do the two countries offer each other and the United States in high tech, biotech, intellectual property and other areas? Asia […]

Innovation: An Industry Perspective

Dr. Amit Kapoor moderated a Round Table on Innovation: An Industry Perspective on March 11, 2019 at NITI Aayog. The roundtable convened experts and thinkers with the objective of developing concrete policy recommendations to promote innovation-led economic development in India. The discussion focussed on advancing the following set of objectives: Discuss how the innovative capacities of regions differ across the […]

Gita Aradhana Mahotsav

Dr. Amit Kapoor was the Master of Ceremony for the launch of Astounding Bhagavad Gita, which comprised of 670 pages, weighed 800 kg, covered the original 700 Sanskrit verses along with the commentary of Srila Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, ISKCON’s Founder-Acharya. Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the Astounding Bhagavad Gita at the Delhi ISKCON temple on February 26, 2019. Hon’ble PM addressed a gathering comprising spiritual […]

Budget 2019

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his expert comments on Budget 2019 at ABP news Channel on February 1, 2019.

India 4.0

The paradigm shifting buzzword – The Fourth Industrial Revolution or the Industry 4.0- is disrupting almost every industry across the globe. This fourth industrial revolution is different from the previous three in the sense that it is creating massive change in a non-linear way at unprecedented speed. Moreover, the humans are progressively replaced by machines that can make more machines, […]


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