Saturday, February 04, 2023
Are Start-up Founders’ Claims Of Helping Sacked Employees Merely Lip Service?
While many CEOs who went on a guilt trip after announcing retrenchments assured assistance to their sacked employees, it remains questionable how serious are they about keeping their promise
11 / 11 / 2022
Splurging on Messi Makes Messy Sense for A Bleeding Byju's
Onboarding a footballing legend like Lionel Messi while laying off people raises questions on whether the edtech brand is investing more in fanboy moments than running a profitable enterprise
05 / 11 / 2022
Will Elon Musk’s Rage Against Twitter’s Tech Team Destroy Social Media Giant From Within?
Experts believe that it is not easy to trounce a behemoth that has the support of a maverick in Elon Musk and his huge financial backing
04 / 11 / 2022
Zombie Start-Ups Give Investors The Shivers
Continuously raising funds, being top-heavy in terms of talent and unable to generate enough revenues to meet costs, these start-ups are spooking investors with their inability to justify their valuation .
29 / 10 / 2022
How Indian Start-ups Are Helping PM Modi Edge Out China From Domestic Toy Market
After the government tripled customs duty on toys in 2020, indigenous brands are claiming their rightful place of pride in the playpen
16 / 09 / 2022
National Start-Up Day: Key Takeaways And Challenges Indian Entrepreneurs Face
16 / 01 / 2023
While continual talks of layoffs won’t fit well for the narrative of India’s thriving start-hub ecosystem, increasing fundraising news will suggest that...
Devising a Working Capital Support Strategy As India's Start-Up Bubble Is Set To Burst
25 / 01 / 2023
Start-up founders are in a Catch 22 situation—in the absence of credit history and adequate collateral, they are unable to get the first line of credit and...
National Start-Up Day: Celebrating India’s Effervescent Entrepreneurial Spirit
16 / 01 / 2023
January 16, announced as National Start-Up Day by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, recognises the important role start-ups play in driving Indian economic growth...
Game, Set, Match: Can self-regulation help India's online gaming industry gain legitimacy?
13 / 01 / 2023
Beset by fraudulent fly-by-night operators while laboring under fragmented state-based regulations, online gaming companies hope the MeitY's self-regulation...
Alibaba’s Jack Ma: The Man Who Flew With Wings Of Capitalism In A Communist Nation
07 / 01 / 2023
For over two decades, Alibaba Group’s Jack Ma had the global business world eating out of his hands till he ran afoul of Chinese authorities. Will ceding...
How Do IRDAI’s Latest Reforms Benefit PE Funds And VCs?
26 / 12 / 2022
The regulator’s decision to allow private equity funds to directly invest in insurance companies through Special Purpose Vehicles gives insurers an option to...
Will India’s Q-Commerce Segment Be Defined Only By Blinkit And Zepto?
05 / 12 / 2022
The challenges of surviving a high cash burn segment such as quick commerce have forced several players to scale back leaving the emergence of a duopoly in the...
Why NPCI Has Failed To Break Google And PhonePe’s Duopoly In UPI Payments
03 / 12 / 2022
NPCI has announced a 2-year extension of the deadline for compliance with the UPI market share rule, but until smaller players scale up, it might just have to...
Being Elon Musk: Could The Tech Genius Have Handled Twitter Takeover Differently?
30 / 11 / 2022
It is difficult to define or understand the mind of the world’s richest man. But his way of work since acquiring Twitter has raised more than a few eyebrows...
Re-‘Start’ing Swadeshi Start-Ups
26 / 11 / 2022
Innovation, investment and institutional support will be crucial in laying the groundwork that can give indigenous start-ups a fillip to gain their rightful...