In the past 17 years, foreign direct investment of US $ 27.72 has made inroads in the computer hardware and software industry of India. India's cost efficiencies in providing IT services is 3-4 times cheaper than the US, which gives it a levelled playing field in the global sourcing market. India is gaining access to the marketplace in terms of intellectual capital with several global IT firms setting up their innovation centres in India. The industry is anticipated to grow around 10% in the coming years with changing talent requirements involving a lot of disruptive technology. In light of this, it becomes imperative to have more incubators to gauge the startup ecosystem.