Is the SaaS Business Model just an Outsourcing Gig?
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Is the SaaS Business Model just an Outsourcing Gig?

In India, there are over 68 thousand recognised startups, out of which more than 16 thousand are in the SaaS sector. SaaS(Software as a service) is a business where companies sell software services for a recurring charge. It is the licensing of software for the convenience of the customer. A person might not own the software but can use it for a small cost. 

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TATA Group & Renesas: The joy of two brands high-fiving!
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TATA Group & Renesas: The joy of two brands high-fiving!

Why should you care about semiconductor chips? You are not into machines.  But still, semiconductor chips are essential to you because they are a part of your everyday living.  From the LED bulbs in your washroom to your sophisticated high-end play station, semiconductors are used everywhere. They are in your smartphone, your computer, your air conditioner, your car, and even in your refrigerator. 

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HUL vs ITC: the FMCG vs FMCG (ahem, Tobacco)
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HUL vs ITC: the FMCG vs FMCG (ahem, Tobacco)

Would you use the Aashirwad aata or Annapurna aata? Then, there are choices between Dabur red toothpaste or Nimyle toothpaste. The same competition exists between Savlon sanitiser or handwash and Lifebuoy sanitiser or handwash. You have used products from either one of the brands or both HUL and ITC.

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When Volkswagen Drove The World Crazy
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When Volkswagen Drove The World Crazy

Volkswagen became the world’s no.1 car maker in 2016, and since then, it has managed to be on the list of the world’s top 5 car makers till now. Though the name of the company literally means “People’s Car”, its practices in history have not been so people-friendly. It is responsible for fooling people with false advertisements and possibly holes in the ozone layer. 

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Story of Sachin Bansal: From Flipkart to Navi
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Story of Sachin Bansal: From Flipkart to Navi's IPO

When we talk about e-commerce in India, most of us can only think of 2 names; Flipkart and Amazon. With Flipkart being a company with Indian roots, we connect more with it. In September of 2007, two IIT Delhi students, Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal, started Flipkart as a comparison website for products available to buy online. But very soon, they pivoted and became an online bookstore.

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What is Golden Parachute?
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What is Golden Parachute?

“You don't build a business – you build people – and then people build your business.” – Zig Ziglar.

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5 Powerful Life Lessons from Gautam Adani on his 60th Birthday
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5 Powerful Life Lessons from Gautam Adani on his 60th Birthday

The few names that come to our mind when we talk about India's top conglomerates are TATA, Reliance, and Adani. Lately, Adani Group and its founder Gautam Adani are all over the news because of the things they are doing and the immense growth they have achieved to date.

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What is D2C startup? Top 7 D2C startup brands in India
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What is D2C startup? Top 7 D2C startup brands in India

boAt, Lenskart, Mamaearth, SUGAR cosmetics🤔, No! No! I am not talking about the brands by the Shark Tank India investors. What's common in these multi-million dollar startups is that they all started with the D2C business model.

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The Rise of FemTech Startups in India
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The Rise of FemTech Startups in India

In 2009, Ida Tin found herself with a cellphone in one hand and a small thermometer in the other, manually noting down her temperature on a spreadsheet to track her fertility days, hoping that she could somehow combine the two. Baffled that humans could walk on the moon but do little to help women find out their most fertile days, she founded 'Clue' - a period and ovulation tracking app. In 2016, she coined the term 'femtech' or female technology.

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What is duopoly? Top 6 duopolies in India
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What is duopoly? Top 6 duopolies in India

Let's Offend: Isn't it better for the private companies to monopolize sectors or businesses before the government intervenes and takes over the party?

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Top 5 Unicorns in India
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Top 5 Unicorns in India

India ranks 3rd in the race of startup hosting countries in the world, leaving behind countries like Canada, North Korea and the UK. We recently hit the mark of 100 Unicorns, and the numbers are still growing. With the saturation point for startups coming close in countries like the US, investors are looking at India as the new Silicon Valley.

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What Is Poison Pill Strategy?
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What Is Poison Pill Strategy?

Let's Offend: If (some) people are here because the phrase 'Poison Pill' has a certain connotation attached to it, you should see a therapist or psychiatrist.

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CRISIL- A detailed company analysis
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CRISIL- A detailed company analysis

Let's Offend: Basically takes money to give you scores. Give more money, get a better score. 

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The Secret Reason Behind Elon Musk
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The Secret Reason Behind Elon Musk's Twitter Deal

The man sent his car into space because NASA wouldn’t authorise sending scientific payload with his Falcon Heavy rocket.

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BYJU
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BYJU's scammy past and all its acquisitions

We are talking about India’s most-valued startup, its value pegged at $22 billion as of December 2021. BYJU’s has risen to the top, and has been dragged through the mud, all so that it could rule the ed-tech domain in India. 

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Business Model of HDFC
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Business Model of HDFC

HDFC and HDFC bank have recently been in the headlines for a variety of reasons. HDFC, on the other hand, is far more than the two entities we've been hearing about. It is a collection of several enterprises that are part of the HDFC group and have built a name for themselves in the Indian market. What started as a mortgage company has now a combined valuation of more than 14 lakh crore Rupees. What made HDFC stand out from the crowd? Today, we'll learn more about this company and the various facets of its operations, as well as examine it from a business standpoint.

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Neobanks: Are they a Scam?
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Neobanks: Are they a Scam?

During the end of this pandemic, something nice that happened was my finally landing a job. Yes, the end of a global pandemic was a great positive too, but by the end of year one, the whole thing had become too regular for its end to register as significantly.

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Infosys vs TCS: Fundamental Analysis
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Infosys vs TCS: Fundamental Analysis

Today, let me take you back to the 90’s era of the dot-com bubble, where practically any company with the suffix ‘dot.com’ was an instant hit. This overflowing love for technology and internet companies caused a bubble in the stock market that had excessive speculation about internet-related companies. 

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