• ENTREPRENEURS
    Former NFL Player Turned Entrepreneur Talks About the Power of Instagram

    In the summer of 2016, Facebook announced the “Stories” functionality for Instagram. Social media marketers quickly pegged Instagram Stories as a “clone” of Snapchat’s core feature. Facebook has since ramped up with even more clones for Messenger (Messenger Day), WhatsApp (WhatsApp Status) and Facebook proper (Facebook Stories). According to Business Insider, Mark Zuckerberg needs only 1 out of every […]

  • SUCCESS
    G20: Trump hails talks as ‘success’ despite divisions

    US President Donald Trump has declared the G20 summit in Germany a “wonderful success”, despite his country’s isolated position on climate change. In a joint statement, the leaders of 18 nations and the EU recognised the US decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. However, they also said other G20 members remained committed to […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    These Are 7 TED Talks Every Entrepreneur Must Watch

    4. Dalia Mogahed:  What Do You Think When You Look at Me? As our workplaces become increasingly globalized, it’s important to be cognizant of how we respond to people who are different from us, whether that’s in skin color, culture, religion, or political leanings.  Mogahed, a Muslim scholar, shines a light on the compelling reasons why empathy […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    These Are 7 TED Talks Every Entrepreneur Must Watch

    I can’t say enough about TED talks.  The concept of taking a few minutes to explore personal, important stories that connect us and help us become better versions of ourselves is just a magnificent wonder.  I’ve collected some of my favorite TED talks that promote ideas all entrepreneurs should consider. TED Talks for Entrepreneurs 1. Steven […]

  • NEWS
    Axis Bank in talks to sell Mswipe stake

    In the payments services market, Mswipe competes with companies such as Ezetap and Paynear. Mumbai: Private sector lender Axis Bank Ltd is looking to sell its approximately 8% stake in Mswipe Technologies Pvt. Ltd, a mobile payments services provider, two people aware of the development said. “The bank wants to sell its entire stake in […]

  • STARTUPS
    Messaging start-up Hike denies buyout talks with Creo

    In August, Hike, which runs the messaging app Hike Messenger, said that it had joined the billion-dollar valuation club by raising $175 million largely from Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd and Foxconn Technology Group of Taiwan. Bengaluru: Hike, which runs the messaging app Hike Messenger, has denied that the start-up is in buyout talks […]

  • STARTUPS
    Byju’s in advance talks to raise $50 million from new investors

    Byju’s plans to enter the US, the UK and other Commonwealth countries over the next few months. New Delhi: Education technology start-up Byju’s (Think and Learn Pvt. Ltd) on Sunday said it is in advanced talks to raise $50 million from multiple new investors. In March, it had raised $75 million in a funding round […]

  • STARTUPS
    Treebo Hotels in talks with Bertelsmann India to raise funds

    A hotel that has a tie-up with Treebo in Gurugram. Mumbai: Treebo Hotels, a budget hotel room-booking platform, is in advanced talks with Bertelsmann India Investments, the strategic investment arm of German media conglomerate Bertelsmann SE and Co. KGaA, for its latest round of fund-raising, said two people aware of the development who asked not […]

  • STARTUPS
    Ola in talks to elevate $three hundred-four hundred million in struggle towards Uber

    Ola’s fundraising efforts come after the organization has grabbed back the initiative from Uber inside therace to dominate India’s booming cab hailing enterprise. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Bengaluru/New Delhi: After reversing a whole lot of its market share loss to Uber, India’s biggest cab-hailingprovider Ola has initiated talks with buyers to elevate a brand new round […]