Pankaj Mishra, Author at FactorDaily
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Pankaj Mishra

Pankaj Mishra

Editor In Chief, cofounder and CEO
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Pankaj Mishra has been a technology journalist and editor since the year 2000 with several publications including The Economic Times, Mint and TechCrunch. Based in Bengaluru, he writes about people and companies taking technology mainstream in India. Pankaj is the cofounder, writer and CEO of FactorDaily.

Statement of Ethics

As co-founder, editor-in-chief and CEO, my responsibilities include having conversations with existing and potential investors of SourceCode Media Pvt. Ltd., the company that owns FactorDaily. These investors include Accel Partners for now. As the CEO, I also have an oversight of business strategy and branding functions, and I work directly with my colleagues dedicated for carrying out such activities. I consider it sacrosanct to keep "the wall" between pure journalism and sales, marketing functions intact. My writings for FactorDaily have complete editorial independence, and neither existing and potential investors, nor existing and potential advertisers or partners, have any influence on what I write. Everytime I write about companies where Accel or any of our investors have invested, I will make relevant disclosures. At FactorDaily, everytime we write about the companies or people who have any direct connection with our investors, we will provide a direct link to the ethics statement and code of conduct. I do not own any stocks in the companies I write about, and if at all I do in future, relevant disclosures will be made.

‘I am the only one in Delhi with the courage to say the Prime Minister lies’


‘Overachievers are their best friends and worst enemies’


‘If you take a close look at (sexism in tech), it’s just the snowball effect of men’


“I just want to escape out without anybody remembering me after I am gone”


Outliers 86: Phanindra Sama on how entrepreneurship is a self purification process


Outliers 79: Tarun Mehta on the importance of keeping to your core vision


‘Investors in India sometimes get away with what they do’


Outliers 78: Angel investor Ashish Gupta on being a bystander and a doer in the startup ecosystem


Outliers 77: Ananth Narayanan, CEO, Myntra on protecting “the founder’s mentality”


Outliers 76, Mettl’s Ketan Kapoor: ‘I think it is inevitable to be an entrepreneur and not fail’


‘I cannot be seen myself giving gyaan to entrepreneurs and not doing this myself’


‘When you have failures, your mind is more stimulated than with success’


Outliers 75: Sandhya Menon on life beyond hashtags for India’s #MeToo


Outliers 74: Balaraman Ravindran on what AI really means for India


Outliers 73: 80+ investors said no to Kabeer before he raised funding from Google; Here’s how he built Dunzo

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