HackerRankX

NextBigWhat is happy to announce that we have teamed up with HackerRank to offer HackerRank’s hiring platform to startups who have received under USD 3 million in funding or are earning under USD 1 million in revenue.

Blinders For Entrepreneurs

So you are working on your startup for the last 6 months and suddenly you notice that your compeition has announced a massive round of funding (from a top notch VC firm)! Cuts like a Knife? Feels like a punch…

271 Million Domain Names Made the Internet in 2013

There were 271 Million domain names registered in 2013 globally. The growth in domain name registration has risen 7.3% year on year says Verisign.

Social Media Analytics Startup Frrole Secures $245K Funding

Social media analytics startup Frrole has raised $245K in funding from angels and entities in India and the US.

Gaurav Kachru is Now CEO of Bagittoday; To Continue Part-Time at 5ideas

5ideas’ co-founder Gaurav Kachru took over as CEO of India Today’s e-commerce venture, Bagittoday. We spoke to him about the plans for both the companies.

CommonFloor Acquires Student Accommodation Site Flat.to

Realty portal CommonFloor has acquired student accommodation portal, Flat.to, in a deal that includes both cash and stock components.

Sigh! High Hopes for Air India’s In-Flight Wi-Fi Dashed

Air India’s plans to have Wi-Fi aboard its aircraft will not take off. An existent DGCA rule does not allow aircraft, Indian or foreign, to provide Wi-Fi.

Tech Mahindra To Acquire FixStream for $10 mn; Why Others Must Take Note

Tech Mahindra– India’s fifth largest software service provider is set to acquire 75% stake in FixStream, a technology startup for $10 mn.

The Lottery of Scale

The “Lottery of Scale” is a manufactured gamble. It often ignores business fundamentals while burning a lot of rocket fuel behind your business