Entrepreneurs should use COVID-19 time as an opportunity to innovate, says Ratan Tata

In a conversation with Sudhir Sethi, Founder and Chairman of Chiratae Ventures; Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons, talks about navigating the COVID-19 crisis, and how entrepreneurs should see this as an opportunity to innovate.

The coronavirus crisis is posing an unprecedented challenge to most businesses across the world, including startups.

Giving his insights about the current situation, Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons and Chairman of Tata Trusts, said the coronavirus crisis is like a world war — it was destructive, cities got bombed, manufacturing industries were disabled, and yet it was in those times that many new technologies were developed.

Speaking about how the coronavirus situation is giving us an opportunity to innovate, he said, instead of looking at the changes we are faced with, we should look at the situation as the new landscape or a new playing field.

In a conversation with Sudhir Sethi, Founder and Chairman, Chiratae Ventures, Ratan Tata discussed how one can build a ‘disaster-proof’ business in such times. The conversation is in line with Chiratate’s aim to bridge the gap between industry stalwarts and emerging businesses by bringing the ecosystem together during this unprecedented time.

Watch the full interview here:

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