PALLAVI CHAKRAVORTY

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    Mistakes Maketh A Warikoo

    At a time when people are striving to look perfect online, Ankur Warikoo is making admitting to and talking about one’s mistakes look rather cool 

    October 01, 2022
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    Can Old-School Carvaan Play By The Ear?

    The future of Saregama India’s hit portable offline digital music player with preloaded songs looks a bit sketchy as its audience turns digitally savvy

    October 01, 2022
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    ‘Zepto Took Off In A Way That We Did Not Expect’

    Zepto’s 19-year-old CEO Aadit Palicha talks about his upbringing, Zepto’s sturdy business model, how the start-up outgrew legacy brands and more

    September 01, 2022
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    Taking Bharat’s Business To India

    The story of Meesho founder and CEO Vidit Aatrey is the story of democratisation of India’s business and start-up sphere

    August 01, 2022
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    Start-Ups Can Never Be Family Businesses

    Freshworks founder & CEO Girish Mathrubootham feels that new-age companies are best run by professionals

    August 01, 2022
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    The Scion Advantage

    Getting into the senior care segment for a 20-something is not easy, even if she is Tara Singh Vachani, daughter of Max Group founder Analjit Singh. But she acknowledges that scions have an advantage in starting on their own

    August 01, 2022
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    ‘As Soon As You Raise Money, You Get Into The Rat Race’

    Nithin Kamath, founder and CEO of Zerodha, talks about why founders must first understand the business and market they are getting into, refrain from joining the rat race of growth, focus on profitability and stay away from overdependence on VCs 

    July 01, 2022
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    Changing Tracks

    Global events have led to a funding slowdown, but will India be an outlier? Are cautious investors still eyeing India as a sweet spot? The answers lie in how Indian start-ups restrategise for the months ahead

    July 01, 2022
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    ‘The Future Of Edtech Couldn’t Be Brighter’

    Ronnie Screwvala, chairman, upGrad, talks about the real problem areas in the sector, why the sector suddenly seems to be going downhill and how upGrad has been able to keep itself grounded

    July 01, 2022
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    Inside India’s Edtech Bust

    Once an investor favourite, the edtech space has suddenly become the unwanted child left to fend for itself. Is it the end of India’s edtech boom?

    July 01, 2022
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    ‘Edtechs Have To Innovate To Survive In Metaverse’

    Former Twitter India head Manish Maheshwari says his start-up Invact Metaversity falls on the intersection of education and metaverse

    June 01, 2022
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    Promising Future, Undecided VCs

    Young Indian entrepreneurs are playing virtual reality games like their peers globally. Be it gaming, sports, events or art, start-ups have consolidated user base everywhere, but why are venture capitalists not impressed?

    June 01, 2022
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    Facebook In A Virtual Avatar

    In one of the biggest rebranding exercises in the world, the mighty Facebook is looking to create a new business model. A stagnating user base and youth apathy globally combined with the potential of metaverse have taken the social media giant to bet big on an unknown sector. As Facebook becomes Meta Platforms, what happens to its India strategy?

    June 01, 2022
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    ‘I Don’t Know What Metaverse Stands For’

    In a crisp conversation with Outlook Business, Zoho Corp CEO Sridhar Vembu talks about Zoho University, his company’s open door policy, plans to uplift Bharat through rural centres and why he is elusive to metaverse

    June 01, 2022