In 2016, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality and Machine Learning were considered premium technologies for the IT biggies. Come 2017, even young startups were mobilising these technologies to enhance their products or services.
In 2016, fintech was considered an urban offering. In 2017, while fintech is still to take off in a big way in rural regions, they do know about digital wallets or UPIs.
From ride-sharing services, fitness apps and delivery apps, technology is rapidly reshaping the way we live, work and play. This is in sharp contrast our life just half a decade ago. And not just in metros or Tier 1 cities, even rural India is part of this change, embracing innovations such as agri-tech or e-commerce.