Indian personal assistant startup Helpchat has fired 150 employees without notice or reason. Murmurs of funding issues emerge.
Whether you’re a man or a woman, riding in a big city or small, riding a hayabusa or a scooty pep, there are some things every person who rides to work can relate with.
The concept of “Pivoting” or moving into a different category than started out with is common in the startup world. However, rarely does it happen that the founder of a company quits to start another company into a completely different vertical.
While Flipkart has been embroiled in many scandals of late, including the big billion days fiasco, the debate on its now-retracted app-only push, or the various discount discrepanices as reported by customers, the ecommerce giants finds itself in another soup.
Think jobs, and the most dire situation that you’d think that could arise is a particularly bad case of the Monday blues. Not really. Workplaces are fraught with their own set of risks, and dangerous accidents are common. Some jobs are riskier for your health and safety than others, but as you’ll see, even in seemingly boring desk job in an IT company, hazards can arise out of nowhere.
SutraHR’s new Bombay office looks straight out of an art project, a DIY hobbyist’s den and a quaint French cafe all rolled into one.
Olaram Haryanim father-in-law to the man of the moment, newly appointed Google CEO has remarried at the age of 70.
Bombay based local assistant messenger app Haptik is making sure that Mumbai’s favourite and most celebrated festival Ganpati is a memorable and “app-driven” one this year. The local assistance service is running a special Ganpati service to bring Modaks to your doorstep.
Increasing migration to the cities and thus an ever-expanding fleet of vehicles, lack of traffic management, and inefficient and inadequate public transport is adding to the commuting woes of the Indian employee. The traffic woes in IT hubs like Gurgaon, Bangalore and Mumbai are well documented. Good news is that companies in India are cognizant and also sympathetic of the employee’s woes and some of them are coming forward with various initiatives and ideas to help mitigate, if not eradicate this problem plauging the average Indian worker.
Indian startup founders have had it pretty good over the last few years. Valuations of their companies have soared, and they’ve become fabulously wealthy. Here are the richest Indian startup founders in 2015.