How Indian women commute: The daily battle of going to work
There is hardly any discussion on how to make it safe for women to return home from work.
Students of IIT-Kharagpur receive over 1000 job offers in five days
Students got job offers from companies in the software, hardware, consult...
Startup investors writing more $100 million cheques this year
With the rush of capital and new types of investors coming in, venture capitali...
Autos to tea stalls: UPI makes inroads
Given the low payment infrastructure cost, UPI is bridging the gap between organised retail and small merchants, which is resulting in shrinking of the average transaction size.
Base year depends on global, national economic situation, data availability: Rao Inderjit Singh
As per the United Nations System of National Accounts (UN SNA)-2008, base year of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) series is revised from time to time to better capture structural changes in the economy. The member countries are required to revise the base year of their macro-economic indicators like Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
Indian tech firms are looking beyond traditional hubs to set up shop in the US
American headhunters also say that cities like Austin and Seattle are becoming technology hubs.
Uber’s assault report erodes the power of trust
When Uber and Airbnb were getting off the ground earlier this decade, people were apprehensive about taking a ride with strangers, or staying in the home of a random person. Our parents literally cautioned us against this, and it seemed incredibly stupid to defy a lifetime of warnings.
Late-stage Indian startups bulk up its boards with independent hands
Oyo, Ola, Freshworks, Flipkart and Paytm are mong leading home-grown tech ventures that have brought in industry veterans to address compliance and governance issues.
View: Making Bengaluru Asia’s innovation capital
Karnataka’s new entity will help innovators navigate national and local laws. Innovation, by its very nature, brings in disruption to the wider ecosystem which include the laws that govern such an ecosystem.
After WeWork debacle, founders forced to chase profit, not just funds
The depleting market value of global startups has raised alarm bells about loss-making ventures and their business models. The focus, therefore, is growth with profitability, said founders and investors who attended The Economic Times Awards for Corporate Excellence, 2019.
IIT Delhi students receive 244 offers on Day 1
Microsoft has offered the highest number of offers to 30 students including 2 international offers, followed by Intel which gave 27 domestic offers. Other international offers include one each from Uber USA and Squarepoint Singapore. Among other companies offering high number of offers include Qualcomm with 16 offers and Goldman with 12 offers.
Swelling US IPO backlog points to crowded 2020 field
While 2019 had promised to be a bumper year for IPOs, investor sentiment quickly soured.
To share user data or not? Tech companies not on same page
Cos aren’t on the same page over the issue of sharing non-personal, or anonymous, information with govt.
Does Dalal Street allow a play on India’s real growth story any more?
There are a couple of puzzling macroeconomic trends which have developed in India.
Puravankara forays into uber luxury residential business
Real estate firm Puravankara has entered the uber luxury real estate segment under the Purva WorldHome collection brand, targeted at a niche demographic of home buyers.
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