IIMB expert on COVID-19 & the Start-up Ecosystem in India

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Bangalore: The Communications Office and the Student Media Cell of IIM Bangalore launched the IIMB Podcast Series on July 12th, 2020. The podcast series aims to become a platform to discuss the latest business, economic, management, and social issues that matter. The Podcast series, which will run twice a month – on the second and fourth Sunday –will witness IIM Bangalore fraternity, including but not limited to the faculty members, alumni and students, provide their insights and perspectives on the topics and issues that surround us.

The second episode of the series, on July 26th, will feature a conversation with Prof. Dalhia Mani, from the Entrepreneurship Area and Young Faculty Research Chair at IIM Bangalore, who will discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the start-up ecosystem.

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a whole host of challenges and has caused business disruptions around the world. While big companies might have the resources to deal with the current crisis, it has put the survival of the start-up ecosystem in India at stake. Prof. Mani shares her thoughts on the impact of the current scenario on the start-up world, work-from-home culture, future challenges, and opportunities for entrepreneurs. The episode touches upon her recent research work with NSRCEL and her thoughts on the importance of investments, fundings, the role of government in reviving the system, and upcoming trends in the entrepreneurial world.

Listen to the Podcast on SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/iimbangalore

Listen to the Podcast on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0osW7ngL5toa1hJQtwEl0D