Saudi Arabia has a problem. It’s been putting a lot of people on death row recently, and there aren’t enough executioners around to carry out the wishes of the State. The solution? Take out on ad, of course.
It’s boom-time for startups across the world. The unicorn, or a startup with a valuation greater than $1 billion (so named because it used to be as rare as the mythical creature), has now become commonplace. As of 2015, 107 companies across the world feature in this elite list.
The top startups in India in 2015 are, keeping with the times, mostly internet based companies. Mu Sigma, a Bangalore-based analytics firm, makes an interesting entry into the list.
After declaring that he would give distribute his company’s shares among his employees, Rahul Yadav has challenged rival CEOs to do the same.
Housing.com CEO Rahul Yadav announced his intention to offload his share in the company to his staff, sources have reported. The announcement was made in a town hall meeting held earlier today.
A startup founder has bought 3 of Steve Jobs’ business cards for an astonishing $10,500 – all to create buzz for his product.
Google will reportedly build its largest non US campus in Hyderabad. The campus is expected to be completed by 2019.
A Chinese CEO has taken his 6400 strong staff on vacation to France to celebrate his company’s 20th anniversary.
Cheerleaders have now become an accepted, integral part of the IPL. Despite the initial reservations that they wouldn’t fit into the Indian cultural scene, they are now on thousands of TV screens, vociferously applauding every four and six in India’s own festival. Despite them getting tons of airtime, there’s very little known about the girls behind the skimpy costumes and the heavy makeup. So when an American IPL cheerleader decided to do an AMA on Reddit, the community was rapt. And got to know some very interesting details about what it’s like to be a cheerleader in the IPL.
It’s not uncommon for people to turn to the internet for advice in choosing jobs. An engineer from the US, who had job offers from Quora and Zenefits, did exactly that. He posted a thread entitled “What is the best way to start my career: Uber or Zenefits?” on Quora, a popular discussion forum. Things did not quite go as planned when the CEO of Zenefits happened to come across his post and publicly withdrew his job offer.
Rahul Yadav uploads picture of him showing the middle finger on Facebook the day after the resignation saga unfolded.