It’s never easy to see a dream die, but it’s even harder to write a thoughtful blogpost about why it did. PepperTap, hours after announcing that it was shutting down its operations late last night, has come up with a brutally honest post detailing its journey and the reason why they chose to exit the grocery delivery business.
The world is going local. You could be sitting in the remotest parts of the world, while working for a company located on the other side of the globe. The internet and allied technologies have well and truly enabled even the smallest of entrepreneurs and professionals go global. Using global services like AirBnB, Uber and Etsy are possible today and collaboration across continents, countries and cities has never been this smooth.
The entrepreneurial journey written by Yogesh Agarwal, Co-Founder, CareOnGo, India’s first chain of co-branded pharmacy stores.
Workplace stress is real. It affects productivity, disrupts business and can have far reaching emotional and physical effects on the employees. Organizations would do well to recognise the causes and look to fix them.
After close to ten years of being in the IT services business, I’ve reached the conclusion that the entire industry can be lumped into a few categories, starting from the ones at junior levels.
The times they are a changing. Especially within the tech industry, it is becoming increasingly important to be aware of what goes into making a good product. Product designers come in many forms. UI & UX designers, graphic designers, data scientists, business analysts they all serve as part of the product design team. They are here to help you identify, investigate, and validate the problem, and ultimately craft, design, test and ship the solution.
So, who other than the head of product design at a product we all use, and is ubiquitous is every way. Luke Woods, head of product design at Facebook, shares the 3 important lessons he’s learnt at Facebook.
As I sit down to write this blog entry on why our offline model failed, a realization sets in. All the hundreds of conversations with mentors, friends, colleagues and investors across the globe over the last three years discussing this business is now seeing a closure.
A software engineer at Facebook, who’s been a successful convert at both Facebook and Google draws up an elaborate plan to ace an interview at Facebook within a month.
The inspiration to start up came when friends and family who used matrimonial sites to seek matrimonial alliances, often cribbed about fakes and frauds on those sites. While matrimony is quite an important life decision, you often get bumped into a lot of fakes. Having seen this happen with close family and friends, I thought that no matrimonial site was looking at authenticating profiles. This led me to build Truejodi – a reliable place to find a 100% verified match.
Spinny’s story started from a conversation over coffee. Ramanshu and I were casually remarking on how many of our friends had bought used cars and how the experience has always been a very complex process.