Idea And Founder Determine Support To Startup: Ratan Tata

Idea And Founder Determine Support To Startup: Ratan Tata

At the TiECON conclave, which ended in Mumbai on January 7, 2016, eminent industrialist Ratan Tata was asked how he decided on investments in startups. He replied, “I am intrigued by a startup if it has an interesting concept that excites me… Second is what I feel about the founders…whether they have passion and innovation in what they do.

Top 6 Most Sought-After Startup Jobs In 2016 And What They Do

Top 6 Most Sought-After Startup Jobs In 2016 And What They Do

While job roles for most companies are more or less similar, some jobs are a reflection of the current economy. India’s in the midst of booming startup culture. Most of these startups operate online, and often ecommerce, the man power required has shaped accordingly. We crunched some data on the various job portals and startup communities in India and found the following job roles were the most sought after. We have also analysed some salary trends for these roles to come up with a range.

MakeMyTrip Gets A $180 Million Investment From Chinese Travel Giant Ctrip

MakeMyTrip Gets A $180 Million Investment From Chinese Travel Giant Ctrip

Leading Chinese travel company Crip has invested $180 million into MakeMyTrip. Ctrip will invest this amount through convertible bonds. In addition, MakeMyTrip has granted Ctrip permission to acquire MakeMyTrip shares in the open market, so that combined with shares convertible under the convertible bonds, Ctrip may own up to 26.6% of MakeMyTrip’s outstanding shares.

Quikr Announces CommonFloor Acquisition With Series Of Cheeky Tweets

Quikr Announces CommonFloor Acquisition With Series Of Cheeky Tweets

After months of speculation, and repeated denials by both parties, Quikr has finally sealed the deal and acquired real estate portal Commonfloor. Reports of Quikr acquiring Commonfloor had been abuzz for a while but Commonfloor CEO had diligently rubbished them every time. However in a report on December 1, the deal was touted to be almost through.

Netflix Unveils Indian Pricing; Plans Start At Rs. 500 Per Month

Netflix Unveils Indian Pricing; Plans Start At Rs. 500 Per Month

After over a year of speculation, Netflix is all set for its India launch. The company has unveiled a list of plans that it will offer to its Indian viewers. And the prices are comparable to what users pay in the US. Netflix’s basic US plan costs $7.99, and its Indian counterpart will cost Rs. 500 per month. The Premium plan in India will cost Rs. 800.

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