There is an increasing push to build voice technologies based on local sensibilities and syntax. While a handful of players try to change the landscape, there is room for many startups to solve for real India.
Digital retail payments provider Pine Labs is all set to acquire Qwikcilver. Post-acquisition, Qwikcilver will continue to operate as a separate entity for 6-9 months. But why did Pine Labs make this acquisition at this stage?
Visionary innovators helped transform the US and Japan, and a wave of bold entrepreneurs is taking on similar challenges today in Asia and Africa. Market-creating innovation holds a key to national prosperity, according to this new book.
The heat and dust of an Indian election season is well upon us with major political fortunes at stake at the upcoming 2019 General Elections. It’s the time to woo, win over, and work it out. Startups and entrepreneurs have, especially in the past five years, become an important constituency tha
The Bengaluru-based ride-hailing unicorn has raised $300 million funding as a part of its larger $2 billion funding. With this, the Hyundai Motor Group aims to transition from a car manufacturer to a Smart Mobility Solutions Provider.
Founded in 2012, Patna-based DeHaat is an agritech startup that connects over 150 microentrepreneurs with more than 55,000 farmers for farm input and equipment. Last week, it raised $4 million in its Series A round.
From telemedicine and elderly care to dealing with depression, technology can improve the quality of healthcare for everyone in India. However, there are multiple challenges such as budget allocation and data privacy that also needs to be addressed.
Mondays are good days for reflecting on the outstanding stories of the past week, and not just the interesting data. Storytelling, listening and triggering are a core competency for a business, as this book explains.
An aspiring entrepreneur or someone who has met with startup failure in the past will agree that starting a business on your own can be intimidating. Not all of us have the financial means or courage to quit our jobs and get started on our dream ventures right away.
Ashish Kumar’s life changed at the age of nine when an incident in school left him with partial speech and hearing loss. Not knowing what the future held, his family was worried. A few years later, his father heard about a programme run by the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) as part of the Skill India initiative and enrolled him in one of the designated centres, where he underwent training to become a Retail Sales Associate.
Electric vehicle companies – manufacturers and fleets -- can achieve scale only with the right infrastructure. The jury is still out on whether this will take the form of charging stations or swappable batteries.
Bengaluru-based online financial advisory Capital Quotient focuses on a planning-first approach; at present, it largely caters to customers looking to pay back their loans by making smarter investment choices.