Written by Prashin Chaturvedi, Business Transformation Leader – India’s Prime Minister Mr. Modi visited the Silicon Valley last month, and on the itinerary were the obvious inclusions – Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft. Also on the list was a curious entry – Tesla. Why Tesla? Modi surely did not make the high-profile visit to get an early […]
The ads are inescapable. They stare at you from hoardings at busy intersections, bellow at you on live TV and cover the entire front page of major newspapers. Approximately Rs. 3500 Cr worth of traditional media advertising is bought annually by internet companies, typically peddling their smartphone apps.
Music streaming service Saavn, which recently raised a $100-million round of funding, has roped in former Vodafone global CEO Arun Sarin as an investor and strategic advisor.
India-born Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Thursday took to YouTube to back Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi’s ‘Digital India’ campaign focused on connecting 1.2 billion people in the country and said his company would play its part in supporting the initiative.
The U.S. celebrity machine thrives on a set-em-up-and-knock-em-down cycle so it’s not surprising that the latest film about Steve Jobs is highly negative. However, perseverating on Jobs’s problematic personal relationships is completely missing the point. CEO’s that treat people like crap are dime-a-dozen. There was nothing unique about Jobs’s management style. What was unique about […]
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Taiwan-based Foxconn, the trade name for Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd today formalised a five billion dollar plan to build a new electronic manufacturing facility in Maharashtra. According to reports, the agreement for this investment will be spread over a period of five years. The agreement was inked here by Foxconn founder Terry Gou and […]
In January, I participated in the Chicago Booth Private Equity and Venture Capital Lab, where I had the opportunity to work with the great team at Second Century Ventures, a consumer and SMB tech focused VC based in Chicago, for 6 months. Having spent a considerable amount of time talking to entrepreneurs, sourcing deals, conducting due […]
Markus Kirjonen, a student at Aalto University in Finland revealed that a book published in 1999 “Business @ the Speed of Thought”, Bill Gates accurately predicts about future online world. In that book, Bill Gates outlined information systems, the Internet, and technology in general would change the way that businesses function. He made some incredibly […]