I come from an India where college gold-medalists take pride in working for startups founded by drop-outs, and yet JDs require “good pedigree college”
I come from an India where startups are worshipped, but bureaucratic apathy forces founders to move overseas
I come from an India where culture is measured in thousands of years, and yet parents are impatient with sons/daughters who want to be founders
I come from an India where little-known kids on mobiles pull in millions of views, and yet, producers put star-kids on movie posters
I come from an India where languages like Python and C++ are the path to prosperity, but people still fight over the national language.
I come from an India that has taken to WFH, but we can’t get electricity 24×7
I come from an India whose children are CEOs who run the world, but we still demand international MBAs of our sons and daughters
I come from an India with the cheapest data rates in the world, and yet we demand that we uninstall certain apps
I come from an India that sells tech to solve global problems, but we don’t use tech to reduce our country’s case-load
Which India will become the world’s largest startup ecosystem?
Both of them.
Which India is getting funded?
One of them.
Which one will slow down?
Neither of them.