India’s dependence on foreign companies for its digital infrastructure, platform and device needs has severe commerce, citizen privacy, sovereignty and national security ramifications.
The IFIT (Independent Finance, Innovation & Technology) Research Forum is a progressive, nonpolitical, not-for-profit, think tank that conducts research on strategic systemic gaps in the India ecosystem and engages with the community to close those gaps.



Introduce and promote India oriented narratives and models deserving of an economy that is projected to be #2 in the world by the year 2050.


  • Conduct Research that provides inputs for startups, industry and government policy
  • Promote dialog on India opportunities in the 21st century
  • Promote startup entrepreneurship and support student orientation through grassroots engagement



Transitioning Indian mindsets from Tier II to Tier I is the macro model for everything we do. Metrics that we are interested in are here.