Date: Thursday 12 July 2012
Event Title: Opportunities in Europe for Indian Entrepreneurs
Time: 12th July, 8:30-10:30am, Grubshup
About the Event:
The focus will be on providing practical knowledge of high value for participants. As a participant you will receive inputs on strategy for European markets, recommendations and advice for how to go to market in Europe as well as learn about business development for entrepreneurs in Europe.
Further focus will also be on doing business with Europeans – and what to do and not to do.
First the session will explore the opportunities for Indian entrepreneurs in Europe and second the session will be focused on the practicalities of entering the European market.
The format will be highly interactive – and participants are highly encouraged to share ideas, experiences etc.
About the Ringleader:
Jacob Risgaard Knudsen has experience in bridging European & Indian companies through consulting, operations and business development. Further Jacob has worked in the fields of sales, innovation consulting, sustainability, innovation management and entrepreneurship. Jacob is a former student of Copenhagen Business School & Indian Institute of Management – Kozhikode. Jacob has experience from the small startup teams of two persons to large Fortune 500 companies.
Jacob has worked with startups and established companies across sectors in both Europe and India – often with a focus on Indo-European business development. He believes future business opportunities lie in global collaboration, innovation and co-creation and that India and Scandinavia posses great opportunities for visionary companies. Without a global mindset companies and entrepreneurs will often not be able to cope with the challenges & opportunities of the 21st century.
In Lionpartner, Jacob is co-partner and responsible for the Indian side of Lionpartner businesses and in overall charge of operations and business development.
Lionpartner is a dedicated team believing in the future of both India & Europe. Together, the partners possess experience from both Europe and India which enable us to leverage projects and services for mutual benefit.
Briefly explained they are a commercial gateway between Europe and India – enabling business development for all parties. They believe that future business opportunities lie in global collaboration – and therefore they focus on business between India & Europe.
Through their locations in both Europe & India they can help European companies in entering the Indian market – and help Indian companies with their business development in Europe. They also develop various sourcing activities through their partners.