• MOTIVATION
    Motivation Doesn’t Work: Here’s What Does

    Shutterstock What really motivates people? When people hear ‘motivation,’ they often think of classic incentives like bonuses, extra paid time off, and maybe the occasional pep talk. In truth motivation is elusive, because it so often depends on the individual and what makes them tick at any given moment. So how can leaders begin a more practical […]

  • Uncategorized
    What works and what doesn’t for start-ups

    K Murali Kumar(from right) Ananth Narayanan, CEO, Myntra and Jabong; Mahesh Murthy, Co-founder, Seedfund; Anu Acharya, CEO, Mapmygenome; and K Ganesh, Co-Founder and Chairman, Portea Medical ‘Start-up ecosystem has allowed people to take risks’ BENGALURU, FEBRUARY 12:   Most successful start-ups were launched during recession and hence the current phase is perhaps the best for entrepreneurs […]

  • NEWS
    Merger with Idea doesn’t mean exit of Vodafone from India: CEO Vittorio Colao

    “This is not an exit. This is about creating a stronger asset…build the largest network in India and build the best management team through a combination of the two management teams,” Colao said. ​ RELATED COMPANIES EXPAND Idea Cellular -0.60 (-0.55%) Bharti Airtel 0.15 (0.04%) Airtel 0.15 (0.04%) Budget 2017: Budget 2017 is out: Read […]

  • STARTUPS
    20 Things Your Business Still Doesn’t Get About Hyperlocal Marketing

    Surefire Social is rebranding and becoming Surefire Local, a marketing technology platform with a strong focus on hyperlocal marketing. In addition, the company has acquired Atlanta-based Promio to strengthen its offering. The company isn’t totally changing its direction though. Surefire Social already provided a number of different marketing services that could benefit local businesses, including […]

  • STARTUPS
    Founders Fund’s Peter Thiel doesn’t think tech sector is in a bubble

    Peter Thiel speaks during the LendIt USA 2016 conference in San Francisco on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg San Francisco: Peter Thiel, the venture capitalist who co-founded PayPal and was the first outside investor in Facebook Inc., doesn’t think the technology sector is in a bubble, but he’s looking to diversify some investments anyway. “Startup tech stocks […]