Liverpool Digital Entrepreneurs Travel to India
Digital entrepreneurs from Liverpool attend India-UK Future Tech festival to explore business opportunities with Indian firms and investors.
20:40 17 December 2018
Digital entrepreneurs from Liverpool have travelled to India as part of a delegation to a leading tech event. Led by Asif Hamid, chair of Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership, they attended the India-UK Future Tech Festival to explore business opportunities with Indian firms and investors.
Included on the delegation are Colin Sinclair, Knowledge Quarter Liverpool, Paul Corcoran, Agent Marketing, Amanda Follit, Th_nk Live, Dave Burrows, Damibu, Lee Omar, Red Ninja, and John Whaling, Liverpool City Region Combined Authority.
Mr Hamid, who is also Combined Authority Portfolio Holder for Business & Brexit, said: “This trade visit is a hugely positive reflection of how the city region is reasserting itself on the international stage, building on our competitive strengths and key growth sectors.
“This trip has already highlighted the huge future opportunity for our city region in India and for Asian businesses in and around the Liverpool city region. The calibre of the tech sector executives making up the delegation and the reception they have received from Indian investors, bodes incredibly well in terms of future relations and deal-making.”
Colin Sinclair added: “It’s great to be here with so many fast growing home grown tech firms. Liverpool’s reputation for innovation in digital health, the internet of things, medtech and the creative industries, as well as in AI, AR and VR, is becoming truly global.”
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