How Amazon Became Big: The Growth Story
Entrepreneurship

How Amazon Became Big: The Growth Story

Apple Inc. is often quoted as an example for start-ups, for starting small and growing big. Amazon too follows those footprints. It started in garage of Jeff Bezos, who left his job as Vice President in D.E.Shaw & Co., to become synonymous with e-commerce a decade later.

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SBI Cards IPO: What to Expect?
Investing

SBI Cards IPO: What to Expect?

Amongst a lot of IPOs in the news, SBI Cards IPO stands a bit different. On the one hand, it is a capital enhancement opportunity for the company, while on the other hand, it will see India's biggest ever PE Exit. This piece is about how an SBI owned company bets on its future through this IPO.

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Economic Slowdown: Why is GDP Growth Rate Declining?
Economy

Economic Slowdown: Why is GDP Growth Rate Declining?

GDP growth rate has declined and that has come following ongoing economic slowdown. The facts are not encouraging but, more important is the analysis of cause & effect for declining GDP growth rate as well as economic slowdown. Why is it so? Here’s a story to explain the same.

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Ujjivan Small Finance Bank IPO: Should You Invest?
Investing

Ujjivan Small Finance Bank IPO: Should You Invest?

After the grand success of the IRCTC IPO, the market looks ready to invest in something that looks promising. Amidst all this has arrived a banking IPO, which has been doing a buzz around- ‘Ujjivan Small Finance Bank.’

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7 Essential Elements of an Elevator Pitch
Investing

7 Essential Elements of an Elevator Pitch

The wave of Startups has hit the entire world, including India. We often have brilliant business plans, but not enough funds to execute them. Such is the time when we approach investors with a brilliant elevator pitch. But why would the investors invest their funds for our ideas?

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Will Government regulate Ola and Uber Fares?
Entrepreneurship

Will Government regulate Ola and Uber Fares?

Good news folks! Ola and Uber won’t be able to charge arbitrary commissions. Central Government is also preparing for other customer-friendly regulations.

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Rise of Mudra Loan NPA Issue
Economy

Rise of Mudra Loan NPA Issue

Clouds of rising NPAs are hovering over Mudra scheme. How serious is the NPA issue and what can be done?

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Will Zomato finally Buy Uber Eats?
Entrepreneurship

Will Zomato finally Buy Uber Eats?

Uber Eats is up for sale and Zomato is the most enthusiastic buyer. Why is this consolidation taking place?

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What is causing Slowdown in the FMCG Sector?
Economy

What is causing Slowdown in the FMCG Sector?

After the automobile sector, the FMCG sector is now in the doldrums. For long, private consumption has fuelled India’s growth story. But the latest GDP data has confirmed that the fear of slowdown in FMCG Sector is real and is live. Q1 data shows private consumption growth at a little low over 3%, the lowest over 4 years.

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OYO Rooms: What
Entrepreneurship

OYO Rooms: What's up with the Unicorn?

Reportedly, more than 500 hotels have exited Oyo since April 2019. Also, the financial loss for the unicorn in FY19 increased 6 times! What’s up with Oyo?

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5 Industries that are least affected by Recession
Investing

5 Industries that are least affected by Recession

History repeats itself. If you have been following financial news, you might have come across the apparent signs that we're heading for a recession.The reports of job losses, economic slowdown, client frauds, bank frauds and liquidity crisis are now the talk of the town...It seems we are heading towards a global recession. Despite such uncertainities, there are industries that expand and do well while the rest of the economy suffers and contracts.

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Karvy Fraud: Why SEBI Banned Karvy?
Investing

Karvy Fraud: Why SEBI Banned Karvy?

In a shocking series of events, it’s being reported that Karvy has indulged in a fraud worth Rs. 2000 Crores! How did the stock broker manage to do it?

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Zerodha: A Success Story of Discount Broking
Entrepreneurship

Zerodha: A Success Story of Discount Broking

Do you wonder that even after being a discount broker how does Zerodha make money? In just 9 years how did Zerodha become the largest stockbroker?

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How
Economy

How's India benefitting from US China Trade War?

In this clash of the titans, Third-World countries and especially India are looking to get the advantage. Both super-powers have lost some in this trade war according to the UN. But what’s next?

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Why is the Govt on a  PSU Disinvestment mission?
Economy

Why is the Govt on a PSU Disinvestment mission?

Looks like the Government of India is on a disinvestment mission. But, why is it so? Is the history repeating itself?

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Rising Inflation: Reason behind Rural India’s Malnutrition
Economy

Rising Inflation: Reason behind Rural India’s Malnutrition

Hello, Bharat Sarkar… Rural India is Hungry! Consumer Spending has declined after 40 years and this is a serious indication of malnutrition. Even Bill Gates is aware of the problem but, our own government is probably busy with other things.

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IPO Process: 5 steps for Successful Listing
Investing

IPO Process: 5 steps for Successful Listing

2018 and 2019 have been hot years for the IPO market. Investors’ appetite for the new and fast-growing companies has been voracious, and start-ups, along with their early investors have used all-time stock markets high to cash in. An Initial Public Offering is the beginning of a great journey ahead. This can be related to the IRCTC IPO that grabbed much of investors' attention and stock price jumped to 645 from 310 on the first day after getting listed.

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Tata seeks partner for JLR- approaches BMW & Geely
Investing

Tata seeks partner for JLR- approaches BMW & Geely

Is Tata in a similar position as Ford was back in 2008? What’s the issue with JLR and what has it been through in history?

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