Bengaluru (earlier known as Bangalore) is one of India’s most vibrant cities, throbbing with innovative ideas.
The capital of the south Indian state of Karnataka, it is also known as the technology capital of India. It’s the fourth largest technology cluster in the world after Silicon Valley, Boston and London.
80 percent of global IT companies have based their India operations and R&D centers here, and it has the highest number of R&D centers in India.
SmallBusinessPrices.co.uk. ranks Bengaluru as the second best city in the world to work and live in for young innovators. Bengaluru also leads the country in technology jobs – as high as 22 per cent of job postings in this sector originates from Bengaluru, reports job portal Indeed.
Bengaluru is the third wealthiest Indian city with a total wealth of $320 billion, according to global market research group New World Wealth. The city is home to 7,500 millionaires (and counting) and ten billionaires (in the areas of software, ecommerce, education, real estate and garments).
This megacity has a diverse population of over 10 million, and has a cosmopolitan knowledge economy. Of the major cities, it occupies a lofty height at 3000 ft above sea level.
Raintree Media is a Bengaluru based transmedia and cross media company spanning print, digital, video, audio and experiences. Engaging the brightest minds in print, online and in person, Raintree Media offers the multiple advantages of a boutique company with international reach.
A specialist publisher of independent and commissioned books, it publishes coffee table books, photo books, special interest books and ebooks. Significantly, it is chosen by governments to publish books for landmark events such as global investor meets & industry conferences.
It is a valuable partner of Global Village.World, and a member of the leading industry body, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). The company participates in activities that helps maintain best practices.
Sandhya Mendonca is the Founder, MD & Chief Editor of Raintree Media, apart from being an author and cultural evangelist. Her latest book, “Disrupt & Conquer – how TTK Prestige became a billion dollar company” has just been published by Penguin.