In this week’s Outliers, Sridhar Vembu tells Pankaj Mishra why he shunned VC money, and why he respects speed limits in growing his company.
In this week’s Outliers podcast, Pallav Nadhani, founder of bootstrapped startup FusionCharts, shares his entrepreneurship journey with Pankaj Mishra.
E-commerce in India had a forgettable 2016. Last year saw many painful stories from the sector, with Snapdeal dominating headlines …
We decided to interview Unicon Baba to figure out why he does what he does and why anonymity is important to him.
In this week’s Outliers, Pankaj Mishra speaks to Sanjay Anandaram, a mentor to redBus founder Phanindta Sama.
Snapdeal is reportedly being acquired by Flipkart. It may have survived had it focused on improving its core business solid instead of chasing GMVs.
Hironmoy Gogoi of Assam’s Sivasagar town wants to create at least 3,000 jobs for rural youth in the next five years through his Facebook food portal.
Xerox is fostering a new kind of innovation by allowing former employees to license “non-core” technology developed at the India research centre.
Did Yogi Vasupal deserve to go to jail? Unravelling the Stayzilla mystery.
Undead startups are proliferating in India because of the cumbersome process of shutting down a company.
Prateek Dayal has come alive as Hana Mohan, chief executive and cofounder of SupportBee, an e-mail-based customer support software. Hana is at times confused about life, but happy.
Teacher scarcity is one of the biggest and most ignored issues in the country’s education today. And EdTech companies are not solving for this.
The ban on Ola and Uber’s carpooling services is regressive, says IT minister Priyank Kharge. The state’s policies have to be disruptive and progressive, he says.
The fund’s managing partner Tanmay Bhargava says it will invest in early-stage startups in India’s tier-2 cities, not the ‘startup-friendly’ metropolises.
Bengaluru startup Invento Tech has developed humanoid robot Mitra to provide intelligent assistance to humans by interacting with them in various contexts.
These startup founders believe technology can save chit funds and are investing all they have to start companies focused on digitising the savings scheme.
Kūrma is the brainchild of Sigtuple, an artificial intelligence startup looking to solve problems of medical diagnosis and treatments in India.
The nationalisation banner raised by Sachin Bansal and Bhavish Aggarwal was always fluttering under a weak acceptance of globalisation in India.
Will Mu Sigma, India’s only profitable unicorn, be able to survive the storm? This story attempts to answer that question.
Not so long ago, startup founders in India used to tell tales of how their families and friends would baulk …