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.
Here is a chronological sequence of events that prove that Rahul Yadav is the most badass, and probably attention-seeking CEO around.
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.
Startups are seen as places where employee rights are at the forefront – there are usually no fixed working hours, no dress codes, and no unnecessary hierarchical procedures. In the past few years, people have joined the startup wave in droves, enamoured by the promise of better working conditions and more substantive work. However amidst the unstructured and disruptive environment that startups operate in, employee rights often fall by the wayside.
Rahul Yadav uploads picture of him showing the middle finger on Facebook the day after the resignation saga unfolded.
Housing.com CEO Rahul Yadav has withdrawn his resignation from the company after his resignation letter went viral.
Housing CEO Rahul Yadav has resigned with typically outspoken letter, in which he calls his investors “not intellectually capable enough”.
Story of a negative personal experience with a startup in India