How do Venture Capitalist Firms help Startups?
Legal

How do Venture Capitalist Firms help Startups?

No matter how unique your business idea seems, ultimately, what would drive the success of your business would be the right kind of flow of money into the business. Of course other factors would be significant drivers, but ultimately it is the funding that would serve as the primary backbone.

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Is UPI a threat to the survival of e-Wallets?
Economy

Is UPI a threat to the survival of e-Wallets?

Have you been searching for rangoli lately instead of embracing your inner Picasso this Diwali? Were you ‘the responsible kid’ all of a sudden to pay all due bills on time this Diwali?

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The Business Model of Paytm
Entrepreneurship

The Business Model of Paytm

Did you ever think that a 'Half cup chai' could be bought through online payment? Being a 90's kid, I still remember the struggle to get the change of a Rs. 500 note to buy my favorite Rs 5 Ice-cream. That excitement of scratching the recharge coupon in the hope of getting some additional benefit.. In 2010 came  a revolution when Vijay Shekhar Sharma launched Paytm.

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How does Zomato earn Money?
Entrepreneurship

How does Zomato earn Money?

Are you a foodie? If yes, I’m sure Zomato crosses your mind and pops up on your phone with delicious offers for ‘n’ number of times. I’m also certain that you would’ve wondered how does Zomato make money even after providing such tempting discounts. Isn’t it?

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How is Indigo making Profits?
Entrepreneurship

How is Indigo making Profits?

Have you ever wondered that how India’s largest airline operator IndiGo operated by Interglobe Aviation flies high despite the tumultuous nature of the airline industry? Well, the answer is the business model on which the carrier operates. The business model, known as the Sale and Leaseback Model, has been one of the consistent reasons for the carrier's soaring profits.

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Is OYO Profitable? What lies ahead?
Entrepreneurship

Is OYO Profitable? What lies ahead?

If someday one wrote about the India Start-ups story, it would remain unfinished without the story of Oyo Rooms. Starting as any other company trying to find its space in the Indian dot-com revolution to now being dubbed as an 'Indian AirBnB,' Oyo’s story has become the case study for management institutions.

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Zomato’s Dilemma: Restaurants or Customers, Who is more important?
Investing

Zomato’s Dilemma: Restaurants or Customers, Who is more important?

Imagine that you buy two tickets for Las Vegas and you need not bear any additional cost for accommodation, for gambling in some of the world’s biggest casinos also you have an option for unlimited shopping then it would be so fun know. 

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5 components of Balance Sheet that influences Investment Decisions
Investing

5 components of Balance Sheet that influences Investment Decisions

People in current markets are inclined towards making profits and increasing their earnings. They want to invest in sectors and companies that are at their booming phase and would probably provide them with the highest returns. But how are their investment decisions made by their individuals? On what grounds do they decide whether they should invest in one particular company or another? These decisions are made by referring to the financial statements of the company and studying their growth pattern over the years. Financial statements such as Balance Sheet, Profit, and Loss accounts, Cash Flow Statements, etc. reflect the position of the company in terms of profitability and liquidity. It tells us where the company has made its investments and how much reserves it has created by now and how much money does it need to run its business on a daily basis and the kind of liquidity it has.

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Retained Earnings
Investing

Retained Earnings

When you start a business, you eventually start gaining the profits.So, is the entire profit given back to the owner? NO. It is because company would love to invest profit to the business again for future operations. Retained earnings are the part of net profit after tax that company has retained by not distributing to the shareholders to realize certain debts or used as an investment for future expansion plans. It is an important source of internal or self-financing by a company. So, retained earnings are the cumulative amount of profit or loss left after paying all the expenses and dividend to the shareholders. The cumulative here means it is a continuing account year after year and doesn’t close at the end of the accounting year. The retained earnings are also known as earned surplus, retained capital, plowing back of profits or accumulated earnings.

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5 ways in which a student can build a good credit 
Investing

5 ways in which a student can build a good credit 

In current times, as young students we all want to be financially independent. There are so many courses or activities that we wish to pursue, but gets limited by our financial constraints.  

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How do banks make money off you?
Investing

How do banks make money off you?

Often, we see banks keeping our money safe and paying savings interest rate or a fixed deposit interest rate to all its customers. So, if the banks keep giving interest to everyone on the money deposited with them, then, how do you think these banks make money?

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10 top challenges in taking-up freelancing as a career
Entrepreneurship

10 top challenges in taking-up freelancing as a career

Of course, freelancing is very rewarding and comforting in every way. The comfort of home to work from and the freedom to work at the desired pace is forcing more and more people to turn themselves into freelancers. There is an ever-increasing demand for freelancers amounting to a significant increase in the workforce. But, as there is a flip side to every coin, so does freelancing comes with its own cost. Here, are a list of challenges that a freelancer faces in his freelancing career: 1.    Hunting for a good client: The biggest problem in freelancing is to look for reliable well-paying clients. Though you would get multiple job openings on platforms like Naukri, Times, Monster, freelancer.com, upwork.com, etc., yet, it gets challenging to zero down on the right clients.

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Mahindra Holidays - Company Scan
Investing

Mahindra Holidays - Company Scan

Mahindra holidays is a "Timeshare" holiday company that operates under the "Club Mahindra" Brand, the company has 50 Resorts with 4-star facilities. Basically, the company sells holiday packages for a duration of 25 years under which you are entitled to stay at any of these resorts for 7 days per year, for the next 25 years. The membership fee (currently in the range of 3-18 lacs, depending on the plan you choose) is paid upfront by the customer. Apart from the membership fee, an yearly maintenance fee is also charged from the customers (currently in the range of 7-15K per year).

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