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  • Hardika Shah’s Kinara Capital supports underserved small businesses, including women entrepreneurs, through collateral-free business loans.

  • Northern Arc Capital, led by Kshama Fernandes, provides financial access to underserved households and businesses across India.

  • Purnima Khandelwal’s INI Farms has connected over 5,000 small-scale Indian farms with food retailers around the world through an innovative “farm to fork” model.

  • Gender diversity in business leadership has major benefits for companies, stemming from wider communication and networking skills, new perspectives, improved problem-solving skills and critical thinking.

  • Fulbright-Nehru fellow Lauren Week researched the different aspects of mentorship and its potential influence on India’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

  • Vijit Chahar, a legal and business expert in the United States and India, outlines how start-ups can navigate American markets.

  • A hybrid-style boot camp led by U.S. Consulate General Kolkata helped women entrepreneurs tap their innovative spirit and grow their businesses.

  • USAID and DFC’s loan program to finance rooftop solar in India will expand access to reliable sources of clean and affordable power.

  • Indian companies looking to invest in the United States have an ally at their side: SelectUSA.

  • The U.S. State Department’s Academy for Women Entrepreneurs program trained women entrepreneurs in Northeast India to grow their ventures, raise capital and network with fellow business owners.

  • Mumbai-based Aakar produces affordable and ecofriendly solutions to increase access to menstrual hygiene products.

  • Sustainable bamboo fiber products created by Bio Craft Innovation, a Nexus-trained start-up, help reduce the use of single-use plastic.

  • The U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Forum projects the bilateral trade between the two countries to expand exponentially in the future, with the major focus being on energy cooperation.

  • Business collaborations with the United States, which include sharing of best practices and expertise, have helped India transform into a force to be reckoned with in the global economy.