ADGM hosts senior Business and Startup delegation from India

By Salma C, Intern Reporter
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A senior Indian delegation including government officials, successful corporations, venture capital funds and tech unicorns visited Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), to strengthen Abu Dhabi-India trade and commerce partnerships.

The delegation sought to accelerate the growth of startup ecosystems across both countries while exploring cross-border growth and investment opportunities.

Dr. Ahmed Belhoul Al Falasi, UAE Minister of State for Entrepreneurship and Small Industries, Mr. Piyush Goyal, Indian Minister of Commerce, Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food, Public Distribution and Textiles, Mr. Ahmed Jasim Al Zaabi, Chairman of ADGM attended the forum held at ADGM.

The meeting was also attended by senior government officials from India, representatives of major funds, and leading industry groups such as OyoRooms, Zomato, EaseMyTrip, eduTech Byju’s.

Delegates from both sides discussed how Abu Dhabi and India can work together more effectively to achieve greater growth and seize market opportunities in areas including capital, investment, technology, talent development, progressive regulation and world-class infrastructure.

The forum highlighted the need to strengthen economic and cultural ties between the UAE and India. The delegates were briefed on the opportunities that Abu Dhabi offers to the business and investment community in India and discussed the future of business and trade between the two countries.

The ADGM Chairman highlighted Abu Dhabi’s position as an attractive investment destination, with successful and growing small and medium enterprises and startups seeing Abu Dhabi and ADGM as their “home” and ‘base camp’ for sustainable growth. Abu Dhabi is a great place for professionals to choose from and a great place for families to thrive.

For the past six years, as an international financial hub based on common law jurisdiction, ADGM has been an excellent business and investment destination for thousands of brands and global companies.

ADGM offers an innovative and sustainable growth environment and platform for its partners, investors and registered firms to achieve their business strategies and access investment opportunities across Abu Dhabi and the MENA region.

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