• STARTUPS
    These Indian Startups Are Making It Easier For Mothers To Return To Work After Maternity Leave

    In many early stage, work-intensive startups, women fear being sidelined after taking maternity breaks but the ecosystem is coming together to enable more female participation. (Image: Education Images/UIG via Getty Images) Despite being one of the hottest startup destinations in Asia, India throws up some skewed statistics when it comes to gender. Only 27% of the […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    How newcomer entrepreneurs are making a difference in Atlantic Canada

    Suzanne Phillips and Adish Gebreselase are seen at Splitt Ends Unisex Hair Design, a storefront salon in Halifax that Phillips sold to the Eritrean immigrant last year. (Kelly Toughill) Adish Gebreselase is golden. The barber from Eritrea represents the highest hopes and dreams of government policy makers in Atlantic Canada: A newcomer who is running a […]

  • NEWS
    Real estate regulations are much simpler in India than in West Asia: J.C. Sharma of Sobha Developers

    J.C. Sharma, vice-chairman and managing director, Sobha Developers. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint New Delhi: After RERA was implemented, Karnataka has the second most populated real estate regulator website, after Maharashtra. J.C. Sharma, vice-chairman and managing director, Sobha Developers Ltd, which is based in Bangalore but has a presence in various parts of India as well as West […]

  • Branded Podcasts Are The Ads People Actually Want To Listen To

    Brands aren’t just blanketing podcasts with discount codes—they’re taking over entire podcast series in the hopes of turning avid listeners into buyers. [Photo: Rawpixel] BY MELISSA LOCKER6 MINUTE READ Podcasts are becoming big business not only for creators, but for advertisers. Podcast advertising is on track to hit more than $220 million in 2017, up 85% from 2016. And now […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    20% of All Searches are Made with Voice (INFOGRAPHIC)

    A new and very interactive infographic by Adzooma takes a look at how online advertising will be trending in 2018. And one of the data points is the growth of voice search, which now makes up 20 percent of inquiries on Google’s mobile app and Android devices. Online Advertising Trends In addition to the upcoming […]

  • PODCASTS
    Why are Podcasts becoming so popular?

    With NPR pulling in tens of millions of dedicated U.S. listeners and hundreds of millions of listeners worldwide, what is appealing about podcasts? A few members of the University were polled, and the most common answers were selectable field of interest, specific guests/hosts and comedic value. One problem with television news which podcasts do not […]

  • SUCCESS
    We Are Never Tired Of Winning, Says Real Madrid Coach Zinedine Zidane

    Real Madrid’s coach Zinedine Zidane passes back the ball from the sidelines in this file image© AFP Zinedine Zidane begins his third year in charge of Real Madrid with a trip to second-tier Numancia in the Copa del Rey on Thursday. His team enjoyed extraordinary success in 2017, with an unprecedented haul of five trophies. The match […]