• IF WE COULD FIND LIFE CRAWLING THIS DEEP IN EARTH, WE MIGHT FIND IT ON MARS

    You probably wouldn’t think a subterranean a cave where light fears to tread is any place for things to spawn, but Belgian zoologist Gaetan Borognie has been to this literal Upside Down. According to Motherboard, Borognie dared to venture 12,000 feet beneath the surface back in 2009 to search for a creature that could possibly tell […]

  • LIFE
    Life as it is

    The make-shift stage is dimly lit. Images covered with white piece of cloth start moving in a ghostly manner towards the downstage and remove the piece of cloth. The stage is now brightly lit; music starts playing with distant sounds of a coach being pulled by horses. This is how Anton Chekhov’s most charming masterpiece […]

  • LIFE
    Life as it is

    Based on an Anton Chekhov masterpiece, “Waqt Guzar Jaata Hai” is worth your time The make-shift stage is dimly lit. Images covered with white piece of cloth start moving in a ghostly manner towards the downstage and remove the piece of cloth. The stage is now brightly lit; music starts playing with distant sounds of […]

  • STARTUPS
    8 startups that made it to Target India’s Accelerator Program 5

    Founded on the principle of giving back to the ecosystem, the Target Accelerator Program will help these eight Indian startups validate and mature their product to increase customer traction Target India on Wednesday announced the fifth batch – the largest cohort yet – of its Accelerator Program. Eight startups were selected for the four-month long-programme […]

  • STARTUPS
    Is it Better to Invest in Startups Early or Late?

    In a recent blog post, venture capitalist Jason Lemkin made an interesting point about the valuation of seed stage companies. He said that the right valuation for a seed round is “one-third or less of what the next round investors will pay … If not, it’s a bad deal. It’s way too much risk versus the next round. […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Shazier: ‘It gives you motivation’

    Ryan Shazier believes the Steelers have what it takes to win it all. Ryan Shazier leaned back on his locker chair and checked his phone a few times. He then looked at teammates Artie Burns and Martavis Bryant, and started talking about the Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup victory parade that he saw a few video […]

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    NASA Says It Will Start Licensing Technology to Startups

    Could NASA be looking for funding to gear up for a trip to Mars? Public interest in manned missions to Mars has been a fantasy for decades and is slowly becoming a reality. Riding the wave of enthusiasm, NASA has tentative plans for missions to Mars and the asteroid belt. But with the government’s $18 […]

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    Flipkart to Paytm: 10 start-ups that struck it rich

    Let’s take a look at 10 Indian start-ups that hit the mark—either with massive funding rounds or profitable acquisitions by larger start-ups. FLIPKART (2007) Flipkart CEO Sachin Basal and COO Binny Bansal (Mint file photo) Founders: Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal Investors: Tiger Global Management, Accel Partners, Naspers, DST Global, Microsoft, Tencent and eBay, among others […]