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Udaan Joins The Layoff Bandwagon; Retrenches 160-180 Of Its Employees

Udaan Joins The Layoff Bandwagon; Retrenches 160-180 Of Its Employees

Jun 27, 2022

The B2B ecommerce startup has cited role redundancy as the reason behind the flab-cutting

While India’s Got Talent, The Gaming Industry Struggles To Find It

While India’s Got Talent, The Gaming Industry Struggles To Find It

Jun 04, 2022

With online gaming setting new records in India, companies jostle to hire the right talent in the face of a persistent paucity

I don't know what metaverse stands for: Sridhar Vembu

I don't know what metaverse stands for: Sridhar Vembu

May 23, 2022

Running a profitable Zoho Corp since the day he founded it, CEO Sridhar Vembu always takes a close hard look at opportunities, opting for those he understands well. That, interestingly, explains why he has no plans to enter the metaverse universe

Why A Career In India's Edtech Industry Is Fraught With Uncertainties

Why A Career In India's Edtech Industry Is Fraught With Uncertainties

May 14, 2022

Experts say that the intensity of action in the segment in terms of hiring, investments and new enrolments may come down as more offline classes begin to resume. 

A ‘Free’ Twitter Post Musk?

A ‘Free’ Twitter Post Musk?

Apr 26, 2022

The world’s richest man has won Twitter in a $44 billion deal. But the question is can he really win over twitter? Can he really make the platform decentralized?

The Elon Musk Takeover: Lessons For Hostile Acquisitions And What It Means For Twitter

The Elon Musk Takeover: Lessons For Hostile Acquisitions And What It Means For Twitter

Apr 26, 2022

The world’s richest man Elon Musk has acquired the microblogging site with hostility and now wants to make changes to its governance and the world of start-ups and fund managers watches with bated breath

Biryani, BSE, And Bills: What Indians Paid For In FY22

Biryani, BSE, And Bills: What Indians Paid For In FY22

Apr 05, 2022

As per a Razorpay report, Indians showed most love for food, stock trading and paying bills while transacting online

Is The Great Indian Startup Funding Party Coming To An End?

Is The Great Indian Startup Funding Party Coming To An End?

Apr 01, 2022

Hammered markets, increased interest rates by the Fed, unabated war – reasons enough to develop cracks in the funding ecosystem for startups

Why Indian Start-Ups Outlive Global Shocks Like Russia War Or US Fed Actions

Why Indian Start-Ups Outlive Global Shocks Like Russia War Or US Fed Actions

Mar 12, 2022

Emerging geopolitical equations and the strength of the start-up ecosystem in the country have made venture funds bullish on India. Their optimism may not be unfounded

Crypto Tax A Blow To Young Investors, Says WazirX Founder Nischal Shetty

Crypto Tax A Blow To Young Investors, Says WazirX Founder Nischal Shetty

Mar 02, 2022

Taxation will have a positive impact, because a large portion of the market which is not yet into crypto has been trying to gauge the legal aspect of it. People are much more confident now, because they can declare it openly, said Nischal Shetty

Ashneer Grover Vs Investors: Who Is The Real Owner Of Startups In India?

Ashneer Grover Vs Investors: Who Is The Real Owner Of Startups In India?

Mar 01, 2022

Ashneer Grover’s resignation has brought the focus back on the arm-twisting that founders often are subjected to

How India Can Impact Facebook Fortune As Its Shares Tumble On Wall Street

How India Can Impact Facebook Fortune As Its Shares Tumble On Wall Street

Feb 04, 2022

India is the largest market for Meta’s three top products—Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram. Its India MD Ajit Mohan argues that India still has a lot of growth to offer. What happens to his prediction in India could decide how Meta performs globally in days to come

Start-up Community Relishes Government's Focus In Budget 2022

Start-up Community Relishes Government's Focus In Budget 2022

Feb 01, 2022

From extension of tax incentives for start-ups for a year to capping tax surcharge, Nirmala Sitharaman announced a slew of startup-friendly initiatives in the finance bill

Delhi, Not Bengaluru, Is Start-Up Capital Of India, Reveals Economic Survey 2022

Delhi, Not Bengaluru, Is Start-Up Capital Of India, Reveals Economic Survey 2022

Jan 31, 2022

As start-ups spread across India and new hubs emerge, the world’s third-largest ecosystem now has more than 61,400 recognised start-ups and 83 unicorns with a total valuation of $277.77 billion.

The Jab Of Life

The Jab Of Life

Jan 26, 2022

Dr Krishna Ella is recently conferred with the Padma Bhushan award by the government of India. Covaxin’s success proves that Bharat Biotech and Dr Krishna Ella’s efforts were on the right path and it is time to wear the ‘Made in India’ badge more confidently.

So Many People Wouldn’t Be Online If There Were No FB, Insta And WhatsApp, Says Meta’s Ajit Mohan

So Many People Wouldn’t Be Online If There Were No FB, Insta And WhatsApp, Says Meta’s Ajit Mohan

Jan 01, 2022

We have more than 434 million users on Facebook in India. And, as per the numbers disclosed over the last few years, we are growing equally in Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, Ajit Mohan said.

How Startup Founders Are Dictating Terms While Taking Money From Big Investors

How Startup Founders Are Dictating Terms While Taking Money From Big Investors

Jan 01, 2022

Jupiter and ShareChat entering into exclusivity clauses with Tiger Global raises the big question once again—is it time for founders to safeguard themselves against big funds’ dominance?

All is Well In 2021: 42 Unicorns, $32.8 Billion Funds, Euphoria!

All is Well In 2021: 42 Unicorns, $32.8 Billion Funds, Euphoria!

Dec 19, 2021

2021 turned out to be the most spectacular year for the Indian startup ecosystem, helping it attract billions of investments and churning out a record 42 unicorns in the process. Experts say this is just the beginning.

The Jab Of Life: Covaxin’s Success Proves Bharat Biotech Was On Right Path

The Jab Of Life: Covaxin’s Success Proves Bharat Biotech Was On Right Path

Dec 12, 2021

We bring you the story of how Bharat Biotech braved all odds and criticism to give India its first homegrown vaccine just on time. These and more are part of Outlook Business’ Anniversary issue about 21 change-makers who helped shape 2021. Read on:

EXCLUSIVE: Driven By Empathy, Customer-Stickiness, Ixigo Aims To Fly Higher Post IPO

EXCLUSIVE: Driven By Empathy, Customer-Stickiness, Ixigo Aims To Fly Higher Post IPO

Nov 04, 2021

When most other OTA players were cutting costs and firing people, ixigo hired a team of 50 customer-care executives to attend to its customers during the first phase of the lockdown. Result: the portal’s sales volumes surpassed pre-Covid levels in Q3 of 2020 due to immense word-of-mouth publicity. Group CEO & Co-founder Aloke Bajpai talks about what has kept ixigo going.

EXCLUSIVE: Meaty Licious Ventures Into Veg Zone, Soon To Launch Veg Ready-To-Cook Range

EXCLUSIVE: Meaty Licious Ventures Into Veg Zone, Soon To Launch Veg Ready-To-Cook Range

Oct 29, 2021

Vegetarians will not consume plant protein because they have enough food choices in India. They will never appreciate the taste of meat (even if it's plant protein).

An Organic Start

An Organic Start

Sep 19, 2021

India has the world’s largest tea drinking population but one of the lowest penetrations of bottled teas in the world. While China, Japan and most of Europe now spend more on cold teas, for 99.5% of Indians, tea still means hot.

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