"Collaboration between SMEs across geographies is the need of the hour. Complementing the capabilities to create a robust supply chain - will ultimately trigger successful outcomes for survival. The business will then thrive too". Mr Ashwini Rath, CEO, Batoi, Chairman, East Zone, ESC and Convenor, Startup & Innovation Think Tank, WTC Bhubaneswar, opined in his address at the webinar on Exploring Business with South East Asia on Digital Economy.
The webinar was organised by the Electronics and Software Council of India (ESC), World Trade Center Bhubaneswar, Sri Sri University Bhubaneswar in collaboration with Batoi on August 24, 2021. The webinar aimed at providing entrepreneurs, founders, business managers to explore the opportunities of doing business in Southeast Asia.
Collaboration between SMEs across geographies is the need of the hour. Complementing the capabilities to create a robust supply chain - will ultimately trigger successful outcomes for survival. The business will then thrive too. - Mr Ashwini Rath, CEO, Batoi, Chairman, East Zone, ESC and Convenor, Startup & Innovation Think Tank, WTC Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar has come up with a cutting-edge incubation and innovation centre for electronics and IT named Electropreneur Park under the leadership of Shri Manas Panda, the STPI Director.
Mr Panda, in his address, highlighted the initiatives of STPI in the IT and Electronics Sector.
Odisha has all the conducive infrastructure for the Electronics and IT industry. More B2B programs can benefit companies located in India and countries in Southeast Asia - Mr Panda.
Mr Gurmeet Singh, Executive Director, ESC, highlighted ESC’s new collaboration initiatives in electronics and IT towards the neighbouring countries, particularly South-East Asia.
IT is an important pillar of modern India. India has emerged as the fastest-growing technical hub, and to outshine, the IT sector ought to be affordable, inclusive and transformative. India is a land of limitless opportunities. We assure you to connect you with the right partners to collaborate proactively and to grow - Mr Singh.
Dr Moses Wong Sin Fatt, President of the World Consumer Protection Chamber of Commerce, highlighted the Digital Economy of Southeast Asia, enabling the ease of doing business with the region.
Cybersecurity is a crucial aspect of the Digital Economy that needs to be ensured to revamp and accelerate trade relations on a global platform - Dr Moses.
Mr Vicky Tham and Mr Saswat Panda from Quocent offered the participants a holistic perspective of opportunities for Indian entrepreneurs in Malaysia and the evolving industry scenario.
The pandemic has acted as a catalyst for business and trade relations between India and Malaysia. It has opened up opportunities for budding entrepreneurs to expand their businesses in the Malaysian market - Mr Tham.
(Prof. (Dr.) R. N Satpathy, Director O/o Vice-Chancellor & Dean of the Faculty of Emerging Technologies and Science (In Special Charge) Sri Sri University presented a Status Paper on “Doing Business with Malaysia”.
More than 160 attendees actively participated in the webinar.