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Hampshire based, BluPoint Limited joins forces with The India Business Group, for penetration into the burgeoning Indian market.
Prof. Mike Santer, CTO BluPoint and Amarjit Singh, CEO of The India Business Group
The India Business Group (universally known as IBG) is delighted to be guiding and supporting BluPoint for market development of their innovative technological solutions in the Indian market as part of their global growth plans.
Led by Lord Patel of Bradford OBE, Chairman, and Amarjit Singh, Chief Executive Officer, the India Business Group is a UK based market access consultancy, advising and supporting entrepreneurial SME’s and organisations in the UK - India corridor.
BluPoint is a UK based technology SME business providing robust and resilient offline internet solutions to companies, governments and NGO’s with a particular focus on emerging markets and people in remote communities.
BluPoint launched the first commercial release of its platform in July 2016 funded by the corporate social responsibility budget of Dixons Carphone in South Africa. Deployments have since taken place in: Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Uganda, Ethiopia, Morocco, and the Ivory Coast with Canon, the global imaging company; in Zambia with the charity iAfrica; in Cambodia to develop a platform for managing patient records and delivering materials for clinicians and clients for prosthetic facilities; in participatory forestry management project funded by Comic Relief in rural Ethiopia; and a small pilot has been run in the third largest slum in the world in Mumbai, India for girls learning to code, which also supports the local publishing and portable sharing of their mobile apps alongside other content.
With a track record of nurturing cross border relations, IBG has worked with a range of organisations within the UK and India, forming business links, collaborations and joint ventures. IBG has supported clients from a diverse range of industry sectors, including manufacturing, life sciences, technology, retail, education and professional services.
Amarjit Singh, Chief Executive of IBG stated “We are delighted to be working with BluPoint to help develop its India market strategy for its unique technology platform, with a particular focus on growing its portfolio of business relationships and local customer base. With the International Monetary Fund re-affirming that India is the fastest growing economy in 2018, with a growth rate of 7.4% that rises to 7.8% in 2019, the country is a global hub for international business and cutting-edge technologies, and the BluPoint solution has the potential for exponential growth”.
Professor Mike Santer, Founder and Chief Technology Officer of BluPoint stated:
“We continue to be impressed by the professionalism and proactiveness of IBG to assist us developing our market entry into the vibrant Indian market. We are assured that our technology platform has a plethora of uses in education, healthcare, civic engagement and commercial activity. Having IBG’s wisdom and networks have saved months of trying to connect with the right people and their strategic focus will accelerate our entry to the Indian market whilst promising to amplify our opportunities.”