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Inspirational story of Shrikant Pantawane, auto driver turned Indigo Pilot
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Inspirational story of Shrikant Pantawane, auto driver turned Indigo Pilot

IndiGo, on Monday, shared on micro-blogging site Twitter, an excerpt of Mr Pantawane's exceptional story which features in their in-house magazine for the month. Make sure you catch the inspirational story of Shrikant Pantawane,auto driver turned pilot, in this month's Hello 6E! pic.twitter.com/09nirwwa0D — IndiGo (@IndiGo6E) June 15, 2015 Born and raised in Nagpur, Mr Pantawane's father worked as a security guard. His humble background meant Mr Pantawane had to start earning early and he juggled school with a job as a delivery boy, driving around in an auto. It was during an airport delivery that Mr Pantawane struck up a conversation with a tea-stall vendor there and learnt of the pilot scholarship program run by aviation regulator DGCA or the Directorate General of Civil Aviation...
TOP 10 tweets on Dick Costolo Stepping down as a Twitter CEO
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TOP 10 tweets on Dick Costolo Stepping down as a Twitter CEO

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, who helped turn the trendy messaging startup into a global town square, is stepping down amid criticism over the company's disappointing financial performance and a recent stock slide. Co-founder Jack Dorsey, who served as CEO during Twitter's early years, will temporarily take the reins while the San Francisco company looks for a permanent replacement. Looking the height of intensity of this news, we find out Top 10 reactions from twitterati and guess what? we find out some of the best tweets which are mentioned below. Have a look, First announcement from twitter itself - Our CEO, @dickc, will step down as CEO, and we’ll welcome @jack as Interim CEO on July 1 #TWTRannouncement: http://t.co/q8Ygg91jzc — Twitter (@twitter) June 11, 2015     ...
List of TOP 5 Accelerators in India!!!!
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List of TOP 5 Accelerators in India!!!!

What is an Accelerator? Seed accelerators also known as startup accelerators are fixed-term, cohort-based programs, that include mentorship and educational components and culminate in a public pitch event or demo day - wikipedia Business Accelerator exploration is the engine that drives innovation, innovation drives economic growth, and to be on this right track to explore things and have sustainable economic growth, a business needs excellent mentoring. This is where ‘Accelerators’ come to play a crucial role.   So here is a list of top 5 accelerators from India, who not only help startups to enlarge their vision but also guide in market expansion and other focus areas.  Below we have mentioned about them and their funding & equity data. Have a look,   List o...
Twitter in talks to acquire flipboard
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Twitter in talks to acquire flipboard

Twitter has been talking with article sharing platform Flipboard over a possible acquisition, valuing the company at more than $1bn. Tech blog Re/Code, citing sources with the knowledge of the situation, reported Twitter has been engaged in an ongoing series of talks since the beginning of 2015 to acquire Flipboard in an all-stock deal. The talks have been spearheaded by Twitter CFO Anthony Noto, according to the report.   Nevertheless, the talks between the parties, who already have a number of tie-ups between them, seem to be currently stalled, despite a flurry of activity in recent times, the sources said. Both Twitter and Flipboard declined to comment on the report. The attempt comes as the social network looks to grow its audience and improve on its products. ...
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Young tech startups relocating overseas??

A recent observed change in the Indian Startup ecosystem is raising eyebrows over the projected growth in a recently started new year. As per a leading think tank in the country iSPIRT(Indian Software Product Industry Roundtable), approximately 75% of the young tech startups eyeing the global market may shift overseas to make a new base, reason being better investment opportunities, better regulatory environment and facilities.   Indian eCommerce giant Flipkart and leading mobile advertisement firm InMobi have already their bases in Singapore and many more startups are thinking of catching the same train unless government takes some steps to provide some better opportunities. On the other side, hungry for intellectual growth, the government and investors in other countries a...
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Dark Social – The traffic you get, but doesn’t count.

If you’re a person who works on the web, which is probably why you are reading this, then you might have often wondered where most of your traffic comes from. Of course web analytic systems clearly show some social network or a user forum but truth be told, all those forces might not even make up half your traffic. That’s right, over half the web traffic comes from unknown sources and to top it off, even the web analytic systems cannot track this. So what is this called? ‘DARK SOCIAL’ says Alexis C. Madrigal, a senior writer at theatlantic. The origins of dark social could be many, but to effectively identify and classify, it is simply the traffic that arrives from a source without a referral link. For example, if you've just sent an e-mail to your friend with a link to an article, it h...