Fresh Ideas on Private Sector Development

As a global leader in private sector development, IFC works with experts to generate research, ideas, and analysis on the economics of private sector development. This space provides a global platform for fresh ideas on how the private sector can help address the most urgent challenges of development.

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AI-Enabled Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)—The Next Frontier for Global SaaS Start-Ups from India

This report, developed by IFC and Stellaris, examines the growing potential of India’s AI-led software as a service (SaaS) start-ups and analyzes the role that the country, which is already a leader in the global software ecosystem, can play in an AI-led future. India is well-positioned to be at the forefront of the AI revolution. By 2030, AI applications and services together have the potential to create $500 billion of market value and almost 5 million jobs. The report is based on an industry-wide study and insights from the AI4Biz Challenge, organized to identify and recognize groundbreaking, early-stage Indian AI SaaS companies.

English | 80 Pages | IFC 2022

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