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Technology dispersion is accelerating

by Sebastiaan Vanssen, TechCrunch

Copycats are a dying breed. Each month the gap shrinks between a new digital service emerging in the U.S. and it being copied in other markets. This trend has big implications for global businesses, forcing them to rethink investment and innovation strategies.

India is a good example of just how quickly technology dispersion is accelerating. For example, more than 13 years passed between the launch of Amazon in the U.S. in 1994 and the launch of Flipkart, its equivalent in India. In 2013, it took just three months following DoorDash announcing its Series A funding for India’s Swiggy to launch. Continue reading Technology dispersion is accelerating