This Was Jeff Bezos’ First Office When Amazon Was Founded In 1994

This Was Jeff Bezos’ First Office When Amazon Was Founded In 1994

Amazon today became only the second US company in history to touch a market capitalization of $1 trillion. Amazon’s $1 trillion (Rs. 70 lakh crore) milestone came a month after Apple had touched the same valuation, but Amazon is a much younger company than Apple. Apple had been founded all the way back in 1976, while Amazon was founded in 1994. And back then, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos had an office that was much like…

Inside Quantiphi’s Lush Green, Nature-Themed Office In Mumbai

Inside Quantiphi’s Lush Green, Nature-Themed Office In Mumbai

It’s not unusual for offices to be built around a natural, environment-friendly theme these days, but one company that goes all out with the greenery is Quantiphi in Mumbai. Quantiphi’s 20,000 square foot office is designed by Flipspaces and located at Mindspace in Malad. The reception gives an idea of what lies ahead — hanging creepers rest against a green background,and greet visitors as they enter the office. Quantiphi is Data Science & Machine learning company that…

A Look Inside PlaySimple’s “Gamified” Office In Bangalore

A Look Inside PlaySimple’s “Gamified” Office In Bangalore

Many companies try to get their offices to become a reflection of the product that they develop — Flipkart’s office, for instance, has a giant book suspended to the ceiling to show how it had started off as an online bookstore, and Cadbury’s office has a giant wall of chocolate. But one company that takes its office theme really seriously is PlaySimple Games, a games development startup based in Bangalore. PlaySimple makes mobile games — it has hits like…

Flipkart Consolidates All Bangalore Offices Into Grand New Space At Embassy Tech Village

Flipkart Consolidates All Bangalore Offices Into Grand New Space At Embassy Tech Village

In its early years, Flipkart had been growing at breakneck pace, and had small offices that popped up all over Bangalore. The company is now 10 years old and all grown up; it’s now consolidated all its Bangalore offices into one grand location at Embassy Tech Village. Flipkart says its consolidated office will help the company improve collaboration, synergy and operation efficiency among its several departments. The new office is spread across over a million square…

This Is News Corp’s Swanky Office In Electronic City In Bangalore

This Is News Corp’s Swanky Office In Electronic City In Bangalore

News Corp is one of largest media conglomerates in the world, being associated with brands like 20th Century Fox, News of the World, and Star Sports, and its technology arm in Bangalore has an office to match. News Technology Services (NTS) handles News Corp’s global technology strategy, and is responsible for the company’s web development, application support, infrastructure management and cyber operations. Its office in Electronic City in Bangalore is spread across 30,000 square feet, and houses…

These Are The 8 Best Offices In The World

These Are The 8 Best Offices In The World

Gone are the days when offices meant dreary cubicles, depressing lighting, and drab walls. The best offices in the world these days are no less than advanced working stations, designed to help employees be their productive best. These offices not only allow for employees to focus on their work, but offer a multitude of ways to relax and rewind. The best offices in the world today have cafeterias, gaming zones, and the odd massage spa….

Piramal Enterprises Has A Stylish New Office In Mumbai

Piramal Enterprises Has A Stylish New Office In Mumbai

Piramal Enterprises – part of the conglomerate Piramal Group with interests in pharmaceuticals, financial services, information management, glass packaging and real estate – now has a new office in Mumbai. Named Ananta, it is situated in the Agastya Corporate Park in the central business area of Kurla. With a built-in space of over 700 seats, the interiors are planned around the concept of how a whole village is organized around a large central square. There are…

Inside The Bangalore Office Of Postman, A Startup That’s Building Tools For Developers Worldwide

Inside The Bangalore Office Of Postman, A Startup That’s Building Tools For Developers Worldwide

B2B startups find it hard to garner the same attention as their consumer-facing counterparts, but some of them are building very successful businesses, right out of India. Postman isn’t a name that’ll ring a bell if you aren’t a developer, but if you write computer software, you’re likely to have heard of it. As many as 4 million developers — most of them outside India — use Postman to build and maintain their APIs, as do…

PayU India Moves To A Swanky New Office In Gurugram

PayU India Moves To A Swanky New Office In Gurugram

Online consumer payment processing services company PayU has moved into a swanky new office in Gurugram. The bright new office spans an impressive 65,000 square feet, and aims to provide a lively environment for PayU’s 500-plus employees across IT, Finance, Operations, Engineering, HR, Admin and Sales. PayU says its focus was primarily on providing an interesting open office culture — this was achieved through spacious, colourful and vibrant workstations and sitting venues where employees can participate in…

This Company Has A Park-Themed, Non Air-Conditioned Office In Bangalore

This Company Has A Park-Themed, Non Air-Conditioned Office In Bangalore

Along with comfortable seating and some break out areas, air conditioning has become one of the staples of the modern office. In fact, air conditioning has become so pervasive that it’s not even brought up any more — offices are supposed to have it by default. But Amagi’s Bangalore office bucks the trend. “Most corporate offices are fully air- conditioned. However, ours is not,” says co-founder Baskar Subramanian. “We have a central island that houses…

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