As Ola gears up for today’s town hall at The Leela Palace in Bengaluru, it needs to rethink its workplace culture and everything that makes it or breaks it.
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Naval Ravikant of AngelList shares philosophical life lessons based on his own entrepreneurial journey and his observation of many founders and investors.
Entrepreneurship is usually made out to be a heroic, special, and sometimes crazy pursuit. “Go big or go home,” and …
If there is conflict between top management at Infy, the best way to deal with speculation is to come clean.
We dare you to listen to Nayana’s story of struggling for acceptance in a society heavily loaded against people like her and not get goosebumps.
Sexism in India’s technology and startup ecosystem is getting worse day by day and not many are talking about it.
Will India’s over $100 billion software outsourcing industry employing nearly four million people die a slow death?
Last week, the Infosys Science Foundation gave away its annual prize to six scientists. This year’s recipients include a star …
Flipkart, has held talks with Google among several new investors for its next funding round, two people familiar with the discussions told FactorDaily.
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Dear readers of FactorDaily, Last evening, National Herald published a transcript of a phone call between Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar …
The Future of Jobs in India Summit (FoJ Summit) is the beginning of a journey seeking answers to how technology disruption will change jobs. The FoJ Summit series is being organised by FactorDaily, in association with CareerNet group
Starting November 3, we are launching a new area of coverage — the Future of Jobs in India. Our aim is simple: to make sense of technology disruptions for job seekers and job creators through richly reported stories, columns by industry experts and interviews that give you incisive views into the future.
From “a little boy growing up in the Himalayas dreaming of the Star Trek computer” to being the head of …
Indian IT may not be on its deathbed yet, but the threat of disruption is clear and present
A nail-biting finish to Flipkart’s Big Billion Days sale By Pankaj Mishra and Jayadevan PK Epilogue: On midnight …
On October 2, 2016, FactorDaily’s Pankaj Mishra and Jayadevan PK spent a whole lot of time at Flipkart’s office during …
Arvind’s life — and death — is the story of the joys and grief of an entrepreneur’s life. It goes beyond the hype of valuations, battles with dominant investors, and billion dollar listings. It is the story about the sense of immortality that all of us entrepreneurs carry proudly on our shoulders. That works most of the time. But, like in Arvind’s instance, doesn’t sometime.
Chinese online giant Alibaba’s talks with Flipkart for a stake in the Indian ecommerce company have “gone cold” after Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, seems to have breasted ahead in talks to acquire a strategic stake in the Bengaluru-headquartered company.
Even as Fixel played the role of a Godfather to the likes of Flipkart, he also encouraged entrepreneurs to cash out early.
Mayank Trivedi, Nestle’s country manager for Greater China region, is likely to join Ola’s leadership team.
Y Combinator’s partner Tim Brady on his upcoming visit to India.
At a townhall on last Friday, Flipkart’s top management gets very real.
IPO timing is still not completely certain, (but) we will try and shoot for 2017-18, said Delhivery CEO Sahhil Barua.
Data scientists at Delhivery are helping the e-logistics firm scale up to its one-million-shipments-a-day target and halve the cost of a delivery to less than a dollar.
Anand Chandrasekaran is a neuroscientist at Mad Street Den, an artificial intelligence startup he co-founded with his wife Ashwini Asokan.
A secret list of startups that are dead or are about to die is being quietly circulated in Bangalore among investors, potential acquirers and angel investors.
India is failing entrepreneurship, one startup at a time. There are three crucial tangents on which any successful startup ecosystem …
FactorDaily interviews a pioneer of computer science, Alan kay.
In Amalner, almost everyone has a story to relate about Azim Premji (illustrated here with wife Yasmeen). After all, the town accounts for some 20% of all of Wipro’s public shareholding.
Amazon Prime video will launch in India later this year, taking on Netflix and others
CEO Binny Bansal and his go-to pointsman Kalyan Krishnamurthy try to get India’s No. 1 online retailer back in shape.
Serial entrepreneur Ronnie Screwvala on the importance of being able to separate emotions from passion and taking the right calls at the right time.
I rode with Bharathi. She was unforgettable.
“There’s nothing glorious about failure: you fail every day.”
India’s largest e-commerce company is in talks with Coverfox and Yakit to partner in the areas of online insurance and global logistics.
Meet Tanmay Bakshi, 12, a software programming whiz who started coding when he was just five. Bakshi, a cute, nerdy-looking boy …
Good or bad, there is no denying that biometrics will play an important role in our future.
Alibaba will eventually acquire Flipkart, merge it with Paytm, and fight Amazon in India–the world’s most exciting e-commerce battlefield that doesn’t offer any hopes of profitability soon.
Telcos are just data wheelers, they should be neutral to what flows through them: TRAI Chairman R S Sharma
The Chairman of India’s Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) goes into the details of the issue of net neutrality and free content or services.
A bunch of enterprise startups that have been quietly focusing on getting profitable are ready to share their knowledge.
Nearly a quarter of India’s 3 million tonnes of e-waste, ends up here. Here’s a walkthrough from the lanes of Seelampur, where children, young men and women are involved in recycling our dead phones and discarded computers.
One of India’s most ambitious startups, Qikpod, which raised a record amount of funding in a seed round last November, …
I’m walking through a frenzied beehive of activity on a dry March afternoon. Around me is a blur of motion …
Mukesh Bansal and Ankit Nagori — two of Flipkart’s top executives who quit India’s largest e-commerce company last month, are …
Technology is eating the world. And there is no shying away from it. From banking services to transportation, everything is being …
Apple used to create markets. It never chased them. Apple never gave a hoot about China and India. It never …
This is not really about Yadav’s last venture that had big backers. This is about his next.
This is huge. In a year when Flipkart, Snapdeal and Paytm are scrambling to gain market share against Amazon, amid …