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Why India’s digital commerce players need better growth model

None of the digital commerce companies in India are profitable. They typically earn between 5-15 percent commissions but massive discounts and need to expand to more geographies saw those companies losing money. This can be a serious problem when the capital market tightens up.

Impact of demonetization of notes on e-commerce and startups

PM Narendra Modi’s bold move to demonetize 500 and 1,000 currency notes as been a welcome step but may have a short term adverse impact on e-commerce companies and startups.

Anjana Reddy goes all WROGN with Virat Kohli to pocket Rs 100 crore

Anjana Reddy, Founder of Universal Sportsbiz Pvt Ltd (USPL), which owns the brands Collectabillia, Imara and Wrogn is not your usual girl.

Paytm suspended app POS feature on customer data and privacy concern

Paytm, which is a popular mobile wallet company has recently faced some problem regarding customer data and privacy.

Popular Times: Google Maps newest feature to show real time venue data

The newest feature on Google Maps known as “Popular Times” will let you know of how busy a place is in real time before you choose to get there.

Success story: Nina Lekhi and her struggles to make Baggit reach the pinnacle of...

She was featured in Fortune Magazine’s list of Most Powerful Women in 2015 and received the Woman Entrepreneur of the year award in the same year.

Paypal’s newest feature: Use your voice to transfer money

You will now be able to transfer money by just using your voice.

5 ways Amazon is nailing the e-commerce business in India

Here are a few things Amazon India has done to gain a competitive edge.
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Startups who have wonderful solutions to get through the smog in Delhi

Here are few offerings by startups which will help you get through smog.

LinkedIn signs a MoU with the HRD Ministry to provide more opportunities for the...

The popular, global professional network, LinkedIn, has recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the HRD Ministry to provide more job opportunities for Indian students.

MobiKwik and IRCTC collaborate to allow e-payments for Tatkal bookings

MobiKwik, a popular mobile wallet has recently collaborated with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to allow e-payments for Tatkal bookings.

These angel investors could help you make your idea bigger

Here are a few angel investors who might be interested in financing your idea.

10 Things to know before starting a business

To give the best chance of surviving the incubation period we have compiled 10 things to research before you start your own startup.
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In the cluster of digital marketing space how can an entrepreneur think differently

Here’s what an entrepreneur can do to rise above the digital din in an attention economy.

Giphy to offer tools to convert vines into GIFs

Vine is headed towards a complete shutdown, however, the six second videos have a huge internet following which is why the Twitter owned company, Giphy, claims that the most popular clips will continue to survive even after the discontinuation of the app.

4 ways to find your professional calling after college

Are you done with college but are still confused about what you really want to do?

The Great Khali to enter the entrepreneurial scene

He along with Franchise India, announced the launch of The Great Khali Gym & Fitness Club, an exclusive chain of luxury gym and fitness centres, which led to his entry in the field of entrepreneurs.

Richa Kar founder Zivame: Making her way to glory and success

Lingerie for the longest time has been a taboo topic in India. However, with Richa Kar starting up her own e-commerce portal which deals with different types of lingerie, women are coming forth to buy new and more cutting-edge brassiere.

Corporate mudslinging: Cyrus Mistry v/s Tata Sons

Ratan Tata returned from a retirement period of four years to claim back the throne of Tata Sons. The former chairperson, Cyrus Mistry was sacked because the Tatas weren’t very happy with his style of working.