What’s In Manchester For The Indian Startups?

    Currently, home to over “2,000 foreign companies” and over “10K startups” from across the world, Manchester that has witnessed the glory of industrial revolution during the 16th and 17th centuries, is still one of the key-enablers of digital ecosystem in the world. Historian and Author Peter Hall in his book, The First Industrial City: Manchester 1760–1830 had stated, “Manchester was without […]

    What’s the value of knowing the Vegas shooter’s motivation?

    Police tape blocks off the home of the Las Vegas shooter in Mesquite, Nev. The shooter killed dozens and injured hundreds at an outdoor country music festival in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) What was your motivation for the stupidest, most shameful thing you’ve ever done? Maybe you even got arrested that one time. You […]

    What’s Behind The Success Of ‘Despacito’?

    Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee performing “Despacito” onstage at the Billboard Latin Music Awards 2017. Sergi Alexander/Getty Images We’ve all heard it — on the radio, on the streets, in the grocery store. The song “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee been streamed over 4.6 billion times, and has kept its number one spot on Billboard‘s Hot […]

    3 Unexpected Ways Apps Are Changing Our Lives: What’s Next?

    Remember the “dark days” of 2006? A decade ago, we were still busy scrolling through email on our Blackberry phones. It was hard to imagine using our phones to summon on-demand rides, virtually deposit checks, stream music for free, or even find instant turn-by-turn directions to our destinations. A decade later, Apple’s mantra “there’s an app […]

    What’s Holding Back African-American Entrepreneurs?

    Of all racial groups, African-Americans are the least likely to bring their startup efforts to fruition. According to the U.S. Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM), an annual survey of a representative sample of the adult-age population of the United States, conducted as part of an effort to track entrepreneurial activity across countries and time, established business […]

    So, what’s the state of India’s online retail market anyway?

    Graphic: Naveen Kumar Saini/Mint Bengaluru: What’s $70 billion? It’s the difference between the most bullish estimate of the e-commerce market in India and the most conservative. One extreme is Morgan Stanley, which has estimated that e-commerce sales in India will soar to nearly $120 billion by 2020; UBS Group AG is at the other end […]