The United States and India: A vital partnership

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the strong and growing ties between the United States and India hold the key to peace and prosperity in the entire region stretching from the Indian Ocean across the Pacific. “It is vital that the Indo-Pacific region … continue to be free and open,” Tillerson said in a speech …

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Entrepreneurship summit in India will open doors

Just getting to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Silicon Valley last year was a thrill for Kenia Mattis, founder of a Kingston, Jamaica, digital media studio that makes animated books to teach children to read. Then, at the gathering of more than 1,000 entrepreneurs, investors and leaders from government and industry, she was chosen to make …

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Hyderabad: The City of Pearls Becomes a City of Entrepreneurs

A Hindu man makes a traditional artwork of colored powder during the annual Rath Yatra festival in Hyderabad, India. [Photo Courtesy: AP Photos/Mahesh Kumar]   With a rich history spanning more than 400 years, Hyderabad, a city once known for its palaces and pearls, is reinventing itself as the entrepreneurship capital of India. In late …

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The U.S.-India Relationship and the Road to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Acting Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells delivers opening remarks at the U.S.-India Business Council Road to GES Entrepreneurship Conclave, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D.C. (Photo courtesy: U.S. Chamber of Commerce)   The Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) is an annual entrepreneurship gathering that brings together emerging entrepreneurs, investors, and ecosystem …

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