• ENTREPRENEURS
    The story of how 45 entrepreneurs pooled together Rs 2,000 Cr to launch a tech university and make India future-ready

    Indian scriptures state River Saraswati, synonymous with learning, originated from a Plaksha (Sanskrit word for the ficus tree), which grew at the foothills of the Sivaliks. So, it made sense when Plaksha, which denotes a tree from which a river of learning flows, nurturing everything that it touches, was chosen as the name for a […]

  • STARTUPS
    Investors make a beeline for B2B fintech startups

    Bengaluru: Financial technology startupscatering to the requirements of enterprises are increasingly grabbing investor attention. Multiple companies have managed to snap large-sized investments in the business-to-business financial services space over the last two years and few are looking to raise fresh rounds in the current financial year. While lending to the MSME sector had gained traction with […]

  • PODCASTS
    Spotify-owned Soundtrap wants to make editing a podcast as easy as using Google Docs

    Soundtrap, a music-editing software company owned by Spotify, is launching a new product today that’s specifically designed to make podcast editing easier. The new product, called Soundtrap for Storytellers, is a full, web-based podcast production tool that allows users to record, edit, and master their audio. Its most impressive feature is how simple it’s supposed to […]

  • MOTIVATION
    15 Motivation Tips That Will Make You Want to Work Out Regularly

    Let’s talk about motivation — specifically, finding the motivation to exercise regularly. While research from Yale and Stanford found that physical activity can improve mental well-being even more than earning a higher income, it can be difficult to find the time (and energy!) to make movement a consistent part of our lives. So we asked members of the Thrive […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    The 8 Most Expensive Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

    Entrepreneurs are always looking for ways to cut costs and maximize value. They may think of legal services as an unnecessary expense and try to get away with using DIY forms on the internet rather than seeking the advice and expertise of a qualified attorney. This strategy could prove to be very expensive down the […]

  • QUOTES
    10 Quotes About Tech Privacy That’ll Make You Think

    Takeaway: The more technology we bring into our lives, the more our privacy seems to slip away. Here are some unique views on tech privacy in today’s world. Privacy in tech is growing into a pressing issue. After the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the risk of data breaches and inappropriate use of personal data has become obvious even to […]

  • STARTUPS
    Indian startups make a beeline for funding at RISE

    Organisers say there is a 40% increase in number of participants this year and more than 500 investors are attending From tattooing to dress rentals to security solutions, there is an astounding variety of Indian startup dreams searching for funding at ‘RISE 2018’, Asia’s largest tech event currently on in this bustling Asian business capital. […]

  • PODCASTS
    Pod-tastic: The top science podcasts to make you smarter

    OPINION: Science at school used to send me to sleep but thanks to podcasting – and my competitiveness at pub quizzes – my appetite for listening to science based content has been revived. Cutting through the swathe of true crime and lifestyle podcasts, there’s now a whole host of science podcasts with an educational skew that are […]