Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicStartups

Topic: startups

Add Instagram reels to your digital marketing strategy says Nishant Kumar

Digital Marketing Expert and Founder of Nishant Digital, Kumar says whether you believe your brand is "ready" for video content or not, the moment has come to fully commit.

India gets its 100th unicorn startup as neobank Open crosses billion-dollar valuation

‘India has hit a century in style,’ says Union Minister of Commerce Piyush Goyal; industry bodies call this an inspiring moment for the startup ecosystem.

India’s senior citizens are an untapped group. For startups, they can mean new business

India lacks a startup which can leverage the business and monetisation potential that the country’s ageing population holds.

Why Bengaluru isn’t losing any sleep over Delhi becoming India’s ‘startup capital’

According to 2021-22 Economic Survey, Delhi added more startups than any other city from 2019 to 2021. But Bengaluru investors and policymakers say this metric doesn’t count for much.

Overcoming these 3 obstacles in social media marketing will boost your business, says Ahmed Khan

The young social media marketer believes that social media influencers are more interpersonal, more engaging, and communicate with their audiences at a different level.

Tata group makes beauty business ‘key focus’ as start-ups like Nykaa blaze the trail

The group plans to reclaim ground in the beauty business it exited 23 years ago, with the local market for cosmetics forecast to be worth $20 billion by 2025.

India leads world in start-ups with over 70 unicorns crossing value of $1 billion: PM Modi

In his monthly Mann Ki Baat broadcast, Modi said ideas and innovation, passion to take risks and the 'can do' spirit are essential in any country having a large youth population.

DNA test can help you pick right career, claims startup. ‘Unscientific, devastating’, slam experts

Astrology and psychometric tests are also part of the 'future-charting' package by Genleap, which says some educational institutes have expressed interest in the test.

Opportunities galore in India for investors, FM Sitharaman tells global business leaders

Addressing global business leaders at a roundtable organised by FICCI & US-India Strategic Partnership Forum, Sitharaman also talked about fintech & role of tech in financial sector.

India’s used car website Cars24 raises $450 mn from SoftBank, Tencent, others

The round values Cars24 at $1.84 billion, almost doubling from the end of last year. It’s starting conversations about an IPO and aims to go public in 18 to 24 months.

On Camera

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Jaishankar to embark on his 1st visit to New Zealand from Oct 5

G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

India should highlight its leadership in low-cost vaccine tech, effective health immunisation delivery, generic pharmaceutical manufacturing, and solar energy.
Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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