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Prathik Desai

Prathik Desai

As a qualified Chartered Accountant, Prathik loves looking for trends and stories hidden behind numbers in the financials of various companies. Prathik has worked with Deccan Herald and alongside Faye D'Souza as part of the Beatroot News app-launching team in the past. He is also a certified media literacy educator.

Scandron Targets Commercial & Defence Sectors After Receiving DGCA Logistics Drone Certificate

The company is looking to revolutionise logistics services across long distances by making effective and time-sensitive deliveries between various business hubs of courier service providers.

20 / 02 / 2024

BLive Expands Zomato Partnership To Offer Premium EVs For Latter’s Delivery Fleet

The multi-brand EV platform has partnered with TVS to deploy premium e-scooter iQube for deliveries on a rent-to-own model, where the delivery personnel of Zomato will be able to get ownership of the EV at the end of three or more years of rental tenure.

12 / 02 / 2024

Meesho Launches Valmo To Cut Logistics Costs

The Softbank-backed e-commerce firm has been able to slash its supply-chain overheads by 5% by bringing together India’s unorganised logistics players onto its tech-enabled platform

07 / 02 / 2024

PM Modi’s Solar Rooftops Scheme: Big Opportunity And Steep Hurdles For Energy Start-Ups

India’s solar rooftop scheme faces challenges aplenty in the form of a lack of access to easy financing and low consumer awareness about the various benefits and myths about using renewable energy sources.

05 / 02 / 2024

Is There Any Value Left At The End Of Tunnel For Byju’s? 

After major investors Blackrock and Prosus cut the valuation of the edtech firm to $1 billion and $3 billion, respectively, the latest rights issue pegs the pre-money valuation at a meagre $25 million, slumping more than 99% from its peak valuation of $22 billion

02 / 02 / 2024

Paytm Matt Karo: Challenges Aplenty Ahead For Paytm Users Even if Bank Partners Come to Rescue

An uphill task and a migration nightmare await the fintech giant as it must retain a customer base which chose the platform for the USP that it no longer has

02 / 02 / 2024

Budget 2024: Health-Tech Sector Wants Digitisation To Bridge Urban-Rural Divide

Stakeholders expect the government to use the tech stack and digital infrastructure to make affordable healthcare accessible in the country's remote corners.

30 / 01 / 2024

Budget 2024: E-Commerce Sector Call For Higher Spending On Digital Infrastructure

Industry experts believe that a robust India stack comprising UPI riding on economical and accessible internet, as well as democratising ONDC, could accelerate the online transition of offline retail businesses.

25 / 01 / 2024

Budget 2024: India’s Deep-Tech Wants More Patient Capital

Investors and experts expect more sector-specific sops and big-ticket funding to provide impetus to the sector that is expected to drive the next wave of revolution in India’s technological journey

23 / 01 / 2024

WeWork Labs Launches Jumpstart 2024 To Back Early-Stage Start-Ups

Through its Growth Campus programme, the investment and acceleration arm of WeWork India will provide businesses with subsidised access to workspaces, an opportunity to connect with founders, investors, and mentors, and be eligible for $200,000 pre-seed capital through investments

22 / 01 / 2024