Startup Bridge

Strengthening the Indian-UK Innovation Ties


The UK-India Startup Launchpad is an initiative to foster deeper collaboration between two leading start-up ecosystems – the UK and India. The Launchpad will bring together resources, connect participants and encourage start-ups in both the countries to innovate, find solutions to some of the most pressing development challenges and explore expansion opportunities – thus being a global force for good and driving mutual growth and prosperity

Quick Facts | India & UK

  • The world's 5th largest economy
  • Amongst the top 5 ranked countries on the Global Innovation Index
  • UK Tech sector is growing 2.6x faster than the wider UK economy
  • Total venture capital investment in UK tech in 2018 topped £ 6 Bn, more than any other European country