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IIT Madras Samanvay Conclave Panel Discussion – ‘Braving the economic tides’

Chennai:

As part of the annual business event of IIT Madras, Samanvay, hosted by the Department of Management Studies (DoMS), a panel discussion was organized on the theme ‘Braving the economic tides’. The panel consisted of Mr. Premchand C, Partner and Executive Director at Avalon Consulting, Dr. Kamakodi, CEO, CUB, Mr. Raghuvir, Srinivasan, Business Line, Dr. Paul Appasamy, MSE, and Ms. Padma Parthasarathy, Senior Vice-President, Tech Mahindra. (more…)

CII Chemvision 2016 – Opportunities and challenges in the chemical industry

Chennai

CII hosted Chemvision 2016, an event focusing on the opportunities and challenges in the chemical industry. It brought together an eminent audience of business leaders, industry experts, analysts and consultants who follow the Chemical sector closely. Mr. Premchand C, Partner and Executive Director at Avalon Consulting was invited to address the audience, and he shared with them views on whether Indian companies can emerge as global players in the fine chemicals space. (more…)

Mr. Raj Nair’s talk at IIT Madras on Digital Transformation of Business

Chennai:

Mr. Raj Nair, Chairman Avalon Consulting was invited by IIT Madras as part of their MBA Invitation Lecture Series, to deliver a talk on ‘Digital Transformation of Business’ on Sep 20th 2016. Mr. Raj spoke to the students about how digital technology has transformed the way businesses and organizations function. He stressed on how technology would be play a greater role in the future and how each of us should strive to be more digital friendly in order to keep pace with the changes. He narrated business cases where Avalon’s predictive analysis tools had leveraged digital information to devise solutions for clients. The session was well received and saw good participation from the audience, with sharing of experiences, suggestions and views on what our digital future is going to look like. (more…)

Apex’16 Summit – The Indian Private Equity and Venture Capital Summit

Bengaluru:

Avalon Consulting was proud to be the knowledge partners to India's premier Private Equity and Venture Capital Summit - APEX'16, held on March 9th March 2016 in Bengaluru. Sridhar Venkiteswaran, Partner, Avalon Consulting kick started the deliberations with a thought provoking panel discussion on "The Big Picture: Is 2016 going the 2008 way?". This provided the backdrop for the day's deliberations into the PE/VC investment strategies and prospects. Attended by the who's who of the sector, it was a great networking and knowledge sharing event. (more…)

The Six Intelligent Men at Kitzbuhel

Six world leaders hold an emergency summit at the Austrian ski town, Kitzbuhel, to discuss how the ISIS crisis, oil, commodities and China’s slowdown could drown the world in 2016 unless they jointly did something. This group of ‘Six Intelligent men at Kitzbuhel’ on December 28, 2015 was aptly named, KI 6 for obvious reasons, and also because KI 6 happens to be the acupuncture point just below the ankle, which if pressed would rid the body of fear, and fear is what brought these six men together.
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The curious case of entrepreneur-angels

Source - Financial Chronicle

Santosh Sreedhar, Vice President Avalon Consulting, and Neeraj Gupta, co-founder & director, Excubator share their views on the evolving PE-VC landscape in India, and explain how the ‘entrepreneur-angel’ community in India is set to flourish in the coming years.

Recent Developments in China and Implications for India

China has been at the centre of a lot of controversy following its currency devaluation and the sudden crash of the stock market. Many observers especially in the developed world are accusing it of currency manipulation to defibrillate exports and hence the economy – a charge that has been levied many times in the past. However China has changed in many ways. The new China is realizing the sins of its past and is also looking far into the future. So are these recent moves a knee-jerk reaction to sluggish economic growth or part of a carefully thought-out grander master plan designed to chart China’s course into the future?
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CEO Round-table on Manufacturing Opportunities in ‘NEW’ India

Singapore:

Avalon Consulting in collaboration with International Enterprise Singapore jointly organized a roundtable conference for CXOs. Theconference was aimed at providing insights into the Indian market and what it will take to succeed in “New” India. As part of the day long summit, the Avalon leadership team engaged with a distinguished audience of industry leaders in four knowledge sessions:

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Prime Minister Modi’s Striking China Visit: Will It Help His ‘Make In India’ Program?

Source - Forbes

Girija Pande, Executive Chairman, Apex Avalon Consulting Pte. Ltd. shares his views on how politics divides these two great Asian nations and how they are united by commerce. The PM is keen to grow both trade and investment ties with China, which he sees as part of his “Act East” and “Make in India” policies. As a result of these initiatives, India could see increased Chinese investments into its manufacturing sector.

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CII Report on Accelerating Indo-China Economic Engagement

New Delhi:

Avalon Consulting has conducted a study on “Accelerating Indo-China Economic Engagement” under the aegis of CII Core Group on China. The report and recommendations of this study were released on 24th April in New Delhi at a special event by Mr. Rajeev Kher, Commerce Secretary, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Other dignitaries who addressed the event included Mr. Pawan Goenka, Chairman, CII Core Group on China. (more…)

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