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The Great Indian logistic industry: A Look at current scenario and future outlook

Logistics is regarded as the backbone of the economy, providing efficient and cost effective flow of goods on which other commercial sectors depend.  Logistic industry in India is evolving rapidly, it is the interplay of infrastructure, technology and new types of service providers, which defines whether the logistic industry is able to help its customers reduce their costs in logistic sector and ...

Everything you need to know to start an online liquor store in India

We have been receiving requests from our ever-loving fans to write an article on starting an online liquor business in India, so here it is. Note: To carry out liquor business online, You need to have at least one brick and mortar shop. Business Registration: You can set up such business as a PVT. LTD. company. You can apply for provisional registration certificate for any item that does not requi...

How do Brands Overcome Email Fatigue?

by Kalpit Jain The internet in India has seen explosive growth and penetration in the last decade. Demographics from Tier II and Tier III markets today have shown high rates of digital consumption and smartphone penetration. Multiple applications such as email, Facebook, Whatsapp etc., are now widely used in these markets. India has over 370 to 400 million mobile users and 325 million smartphone u...

Ushering in the Age of IoT. What Lies Ahead For IT Jobs?

IT sector in India will lose about 6.4 lakh jobs of menial and redundant nature by 2021, as IoT gathers pace.

The Unsung Heroes : Role of Truck Drivers in Bringing Competitive Advantage in Logistics Industry

Truck drivers are the most critical players, forming the human backbone of this industry.

How IoT can enable empowerment of rural India

The evolution of revolutions has been constant for centuries to come. Technology has been constantly evolving. One such revolution is the Internet of Things carving a niche for itself in the modern day. Such is the impact of IoT, it has often been dubbed as the “fourth industrial revolution”. Living has definitely been made easier for those of us privileged to experience talking machin...

Doing Business : India Ranks At 130. No Major Improvement Recorded

World bank has published its Doing Business report for 2017 and India’s ranking hasn’t really improved significantly. India’s ranking in Doing Business improved by only 1 point – major improvements being seen on parameters like ‘getting electricity’ and ‘enforcing contracts’, paying taxes and trading across borders. [» More details here / Download th...

Is Oyo Rooms The Startup Equivalent Of A Ponzi Scheme?

Prologue—A tale of two graphs Last week, SoftBank released its quarterly report that contained an update summarizing the state of state of Oyo Rooms, the Indian startup in which it had famously invested $100m late last year. The slide contained the following graph claiming that Oyo has grown 15X year-on-year in the last one year. SoftBank quarterly report May 2016—Oyo Rooms update Ritesh Agarwal, ...

Forget Encryption, WhatsApp Is Vulnerable To Phishing Attacks

Personal and confidential information of a billion users is at stake and it can really cause a phishing bomb to explode with unimagined repercussions. Think about anti-national elements get into this phishing scam and what they can do with this – its not encryption but phishing protection that customers really need.

Burn, Baby, Burn. No more. What’s next for the Indian Unicorns?

So, what’s been happening in the board rooms of all the heavily funded private companies over the last few years is that they say, “Did you see that? Did you see they went all out and they’re losing so much money and guess what they’re worth billions. What are we waiting for?”

Startup Ideas: Bridging the Quality Gap

In a lot of industries in India, the unorganised market can account for 80-90% of the entire market.

When Investor Funds Are Used For Everything But The Startup

I’m aware of startups which have a raised a sizeable chunk in their seed or series A round, and are throwing away the investors money.

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