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7 books that every budding entrepreneur must read

Whether youre social distancing or just spending more time in your house, here are few book recommendations every budding entrepreneur will love.

5 Apr 2020 11:46 am
How art demolishes the walls between people Subodh Kerkar, Goa Affordable Art Festival

In this four-part photo essay, we feature highlights from the third edition of GAAF, along with founder insights. Select artworks was also brought to Bengaluru by the RMZ Foundation.

5 Apr 2020 9:56 am
Heres how startups and businesses are stepping in to fight COVID-19

Fighting the odds, resilient startups and businesses have come forward to do their bit in the coronavirus war and help people across India during the lockdown.

5 Apr 2020 5:50 am
Religious services startups help devotees seek divine intervention online amid coronavirus lockdown

With people unable to visit temples and perform rituals due to the coronavirus lockdown, religious startups such as 27 Mantraa, VR Devotee, and others are seeing increased traction. However, the lack of supplies is hindering completion of rites.

5 Apr 2020 5:45 am
Dell Inspiron 13 7391: a premium convertible notebook that is packed with features

With a starting price of Rs 90,290, can the two-in-one Dell Inspiron 13 7391 rule the convertible laptop market in India?

5 Apr 2020 5:40 am
Ask if your product is an Aspirin or a vitamin, Sanjay Swamy tells founders

In this episode of Prime Knowledge series, Sanjay Swamy, Managing Partner at Prime Venture Partners, talks about how founders can use the coronavirus lockdown period to identify how they can amplify their businesses.

5 Apr 2020 5:35 am
[The Turning Point] Hungry for more, these founders decided to pivot with B2B foodtech startup HungerBox

The Turning Point is a series of short articles that focuses on the moment when an entrepreneur hit upon their winning idea. Today, we look at Bengaluru-based B2B foodtech startup- HungerBox, which now has over 500 clients.

5 Apr 2020 5:35 am
Coronavirus: Air India stops bookings for flights till April 30

Air India decides to stop bookings for domestic and international flights till April 30, pending the government's decision on the coronavirus lockdown. Meanwhile, IndiGo, SpiceJet, and GoAir are taking bookings for domestic flights starting April 15.

4 Apr 2020 7:53 pm
The week that was: from a textbook techie to startups taking the fight to coronavirus

India continued to battle the coronavirus pandemic as people stayed home amid a country-wide lockdown. Here is how Indian startups are dealing with this crisis.

4 Apr 2020 7:42 pm
Hyundai commits support to central, state govts to fight coronavirus outbreak

Hyundai Motor India Foundation (HMIF), the CSR arm of Hyundai Motors India, will contribute funds to the central, state governments to fight coronavirus.

4 Apr 2020 3:51 pm
Coronavirus: What impact the pandemic has on brands

Find out how the coronavirus outbreak is changing the environment in which brands operate and whats in store for them.

4 Apr 2020 3:27 pm
How HR can use lessons from the last recession to get ahead of a coronavirus-led economic downturn

As businesses across the world ready for the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic, it will be HR's job to alert leaders that need to strike a balance between reducing headcount and maintaining productivity in the long run.

4 Apr 2020 11:50 am
How BooksbyKilo made its way into bibliophiles' good books with an innovative idea

Mumbai-based BooksByKilo offers quality books at extremely low prices - they are sold by their weight. The startups ability to source popular pre-loved books has hit the sweet spot with its audience despite the proliferation of e-books and audio titles.

4 Apr 2020 5:45 am
COVID-19: Driver Seva Mobile App launched to help stranded drivers on account of lockdown

The app has been supported by Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) and All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC), an apex body of transporters that has been raising the issue of stranded drivers during COVID-19 lockdown.

3 Apr 2020 11:49 pm
Coronavirus: Flipkart to honour all job offers; says no salary cuts

Group CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy assured staff that Flipkart remains committed to employees, vendors, seller-partners even during the coronavirus pandemic

3 Apr 2020 11:42 pm
Coronavirus: How Paytm and McDonald's are doing their bit to support the fight against COVID-19

Paytm has partnered with fast-food chain McDonalds to distribute burgers, chilli paneer pockets, and other food items to frontline workers, who are tirelessly working to contain the spread of COVID-19 across India.

3 Apr 2020 7:26 pm
Coronavirus: Car rental startup Revv to transport COVID-19 health workers for free

Mobility startup Revv is offering free transportation services in five cities for health workers actively engaged in coronavirus care.

3 Apr 2020 11:35 am
Coronavirus lockdown: Startup ecosystem flags concerns in meeting with Piyush Goyal

Goyal held the meeting through video conference with the stakeholders of the startup ecosystem, including developers, angel investors, and others, to assess the impact of the coronavirus lockdown in the country.

3 Apr 2020 11:22 am
How Kolkata startup Mommy Cuddle uses WhatsApp to make the lives of new moms simpler

The Kolkata-based startup offers a range of utility-focused, comfortable maternity essentials and is making the experience smoother through WhatsApp.

3 Apr 2020 5:45 am
This bootstrapped real estate tech startup helps builders manage their customer lifecycle

Hyderabad-based Near Estate provides an end-to-end marketing and sales platform for builders. Despite the coronavirus lockdown, the real estate tech startup is seeing demand for future projects.

3 Apr 2020 5:35 am
[Startup Bharat] How Jalandhar-based Trrivel is taking the road less travelled to win customers

Developed by a bunch of engineering graduates, Trrivel lets you book personalised travel experiences to lesser-known locations in the country.

3 Apr 2020 5:20 am
[App Fridays] Get walking indoors during the coronavirus lockdown with this fitness app

Amid a countrywide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, fitness tracking app StepSetGo is encouraging users to walk indoors and earn rewards. We review the app.

3 Apr 2020 5:15 am
Coronavirus: Amazon India starts essential deliveries in 4 cities, through Amazon Pantry in 100 cities

Amazon India is waiving off storage fees for all brands whose products are stuck in their warehouses and will help them get back on track as soon as the lockdown is lifted.

3 Apr 2020 1:19 am
UPI transactions cross 1 billion for 6th month, but drops by 6 percent in volume

The month-on-month volume in February was 1.33 billion transactions amounting to Rs 2,22,517 crore in February. The volume fell to 1.25 billion in March. In terms of value the transactions fell by 7.2 percent The National Payments Corporation of India (NCPI)-owned payment interface Unified Payme

2 Apr 2020 9:54 pm
TikTok donates medical equipment worth Rs 100 Cr to fight COVID-19 in India

TikTok will donate 4 lakh hazmat medical protective suits and masks to protect doctors and frontline medical workers from COVID-19 in India.

2 Apr 2020 7:27 pm
Need to build manufacturing base for PPE, ventilators: Amitabh Kant

Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Wednesday said there is a need to build a manufacturing base for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and ventilators not only for the Covid-19 outbreak but for the future as well.

2 Apr 2020 11:53 am
[Funding alert] Matrix Partners India and SAIF Partners co-lead $4M investment in edtech startup Camp K12

Camp K12 connects students from kindergarten to 12th grade, providing access to teachers for interactive, gamified, and live-learning courses for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics) subjects.

2 Apr 2020 11:47 am
[Funding alert] Data Science startup Obviously.ai raises undisclosed amount led by Arka Venture Labs

San Francisco-based Obviously AI said it is planning to ramp up its sales with the latest funding round.

2 Apr 2020 11:37 am
The power of cheap prediction: how AI is transforming tasks, business models, and strategy

This book by University of Toronto professors shows how prediction machines are changing human judgment, jobs, and the broader economy.

2 Apr 2020 7:45 am
Coronavirus: Mumbai startup Boson Machiness face shields are coming to the rescue of healthcare workers

Mumbai-based 3D printer startup Boson Machines is manufacturing face shields to help healthcare professionals stay safe while dealing with coronavirus patients.

2 Apr 2020 5:45 am
Why Cipla Health is betting on wellness to scale to a Rs 1,000 Cr business

Launched in 2016 and led by CEO Shivam Puri, Cipla Health has launched nine wellness-focused brands, and is banking on Indias changing lifestyle and its young population to scale. Cipla Health, the consumer healthcare subsidiary of pharma giant Cipla, is hopeful that the coronavirus pandemic

2 Apr 2020 5:45 am
How Earthy Tales is delivering chemical-free produce from farms to families

Launched in 2017 by Deepak Sabharwal and Narinder Sondhi, Earthy Tales is a community-driven brand that works with over 500 farmers to serve fresh, organically-grown produce to over 2,000 families in Delhi-NCR.

2 Apr 2020 5:35 am