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Education is the last sector to be disrupted by technology: Omidyar Network’s Roopa Kudva

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 | More »

Roopa Kudva
Education is the last sector to be disrupted by technology: Roopa Kudva, OmidyarPhilanthropic investment firm Omidyar Network established its India office in October 2009 to expand the firm’s investments in the rapidly growing economy. Since then, Omidyar Network, which has the flexibility to offe...

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Beauty has a strong repeat rate: UrbanClap CEO

Two-year-old UrbanClap, one of the most-funded startups in the home services industry, has charted out a clear growth plan for the next six months – focus on the beauty segment, add new categories like nannies, maids and cooks and keep improving its systems for better customer experience. The Gurg...

17 November, 2016 | More »

Ram Charan

Companies can’t have long-term life without digital roadmap: Ram Charan

Every company that has a vision needs to be digitised because there is no long-term life without a digital roadmap, says renowned coach, speaker and author Ram Charan. And, for being relevant in the digital age, more investments are needed in technologies than focus on cheaper costs. In an exclusive...

9 November, 2016 | More »

Sanjay Baweja

Sachin and Binny Bansal will take Flipkart to greater heights, says outgoing CFO Sanjay Baweja

It has not been a great year for Flipkart so far. Markdowns by investors, constant struggle to retain leadership in the market thanks to fierce competition from an aggressive Amazon and failure to retain top talent internally—India’s largest ecommerce firm has been facing its demons. To add ...

28 October, 2016 | More »

Sanjay Sethi, CEO, ShopClues.com

The mad rush for GMV is over, says ShopClues CEO Sanjay Sethi

While the Diwali season turned into a battle between Amazon, Snapdeal and Flipkart; ShopClues, run by Clues Network Pvt. Ltd., has been quietly chasing profitability. The Gurgaon-based firm is confident of registering EBIDTA (Earnings before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization) profitabil...

24 October, 2016 | More »

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MakeMyTrip, goibibo and redBus brands will co-exist, says Ashish Kashyap

In February 2000, MakeMyTrip founder Deep Kalra walked out of eVentures’ office near Churchgate station in Mumbai as he was not happy with the valuation that Neeraj Bhargava, managing partner of eVentures India, offered his startup. But on his way to the airport, Kalra had a second thought. He pic...

20 October, 2016 | More »

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It would be difficult to get a new buyer for AskMe: Sanjiv Gupta

Sanjiv Gupta, former managing director and CEO of Getit Infoservices Pvt. Ltd, that runs e-commerce brand AskMe, is engaged in a fierce battle with the controlling investor Malaysian digital services and telecom conglomerate Astro. AskMe suspended operations following a fund crunch when Astro stoppe...

19 October, 2016 | More »

Supam Maheshwari, CEO & Founder, FirstCry

Pure-play ecommerce model is not sustainable, says FirstCry’s Supam Maheshwari

FirstCry founder Supam Maheshwari is not resting on his laurels after creating the largest omni-channel baby care firm in the country. He is planning to unveil a private label and also bring a few global brands to India. In an exclusive chat with Techcircle.in, 42-year-old Maheshwari says omni-chann...

18 October, 2016 | More »

Sairee Chahal

Wherever we find relevance, we will acquire, says Sheroes’ Sairee Chahal

A community platform, a career destination, a guide in all spheres of life, Sheroes aims to be a one-stop shop for women for all their personal and professional needs. It currently has a one million strong community of women, who come together to share experiences, use resources for self-development...

13 October, 2016 | More »

Murugavel Janakiraman

90% of online wedding market is untapped, says Murugavel Janakiraman of bharatmatrimony.com

One of the earliest movers in the online matrimonial match-fixing space, Matrimony.com Pvt Ltd is all set for a listing in November. The company, which runs close to 300 matrimony and related online platforms including the flagship bharatmatrimony.com, is aiming to raise close to Rs 550 crore throug...

12 October, 2016 | More »

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