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Infosys invests in Denmark-based AI startup UNSILO

Friday, November 18, 2016 | More »

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Infosys has invested about $2 million in UNSILO, a Danish artificial intelligence startup focused on advanced text analysis. India’s second largest software services firm said it has made the investment from its Innovation Fund. UNSILO is Infosys Innovation Fund’s first investment in Eur...

Rajiv Pancholy, MD and CEO of OnMobile

OnMobile launches consumer brand ONMO, unveils apps

Mobile value-added service company OnMobile Global Ltd unveiled its consumer brand ONMO and showcased a set of apps it would launch in the first quarter of 2017. With the consumer brand ONMO, the firm will enhance its business-to-consumer (B2C) segment. OnMobile has traditionally been working with t...

19 October, 2016 | More »

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Nilekani: Several of today’s jobs would not exist in future

Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani today put a primacy on reskilling and education overhaul as “a lot of jobs that exist today will not exist in future”. “We have to do something and make our education system far more innovative and creativity-based because in future, a lot of jobs...

3 October, 2016 | More »

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Not bothered about some startups shutting down, says Nilekani

Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani is all for Indian start-ups, saying they have entered an ‘exciting phase’ with focus on India-specific problems and opportunities, and domestic money is fuelling risk appetite. “I am very bullish on the Indian start-up scenario”, the brain b...

26 September, 2016 | More »

V Balakrishnan

MicroGraam to appoint former Infosys director V Balakrishnan as chairman, in talks to raise $320K

Bangalore-based MicroGraam Marketplace Pvt Ltd, which offersMicroGraam, a peer-to-peer investment platform that enables low-income borrowers to avail affordable loans from social investors, is in talks with global VC firms including Unitus Seed Fund and Accion International to raise Rs 2 crore (arou...

31 December, 2013 | More »

Aishvarye-Sinha

The trade off faced by IT players: Scale up at the expense of profitability or focus on earnings even if growth slows

Most entrepreneurs have encountered the conundrum between scaling up at the expense of profitability or focusing on earnings even if it means slow growth.  This growth versus margin question is even faced by mature IT services companies with already over $500 million in revenue. This set of compani...

10 October, 2013 | More »

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Infosys plans $100M innovation fund for new ideas, spin-outs

Cash-rich software major Infosys Ltd is planning an innovation fund to the tune of $100 million in order to focus on new ideas, products and platforms, according to its CEO and managing director SD Shibulal. The new fund will not only focus on ideas coming from within the company but will also be us...

12 April, 2013 | More »

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Excl: Startup Village to launch $10M VC fund, separately a ‘Mallu Angel Network’

A group of Kerala-based tech entrepreneurs are setting up a venture capital fund with a corpus of $10 million (~Rs 53 crore), Startup Village chairman Sanjay Vijayakumar told Techcircle.in. Vijayakumar, who is one of the investors in the proposed fund, is also the co-founder of MobME,  a Kerala-ba...

30 January, 2013 | More »

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India’s rapidly evolving technology landscape

India’s technology landscape can be characterized as having seen three waves of evolution and growth. The first wave was led by the likes of Tata Consultancy Services, Patni Computer Systems, Infosys and Wipro, who pioneered the outsourcing model based on labour cost arbitrage. These were firm...

2 November, 2012 | More »

Shellie-Karabell

Are you a star performer?

Star performers may be CEOs or politicians or even clerics; they may live in a forest or a city or a jungle. But they all share certain traits. “Star performers are often a study in paradoxes – they are walking contradictions,” Manfred Kets de Vries, INSEAD Clinical Professor of Leadership and...

9 October, 2012 | More »

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