Timely blood donation and matching blood groups can be the difference between life and death during times of emergencies and distress and this campaign seeks to evoke the people around the world to acknowledge the issue and do their bit.
NHS Blood and Transplant and London-based PR agency Engine Group have launched the #MissingType campaign, in which the three letters that signify blood types are disappearing from familiar landmarks and brands. The campaign, which kicked off last year in UK last year has now taken off around the world including in the US, Australia, Dublin and Canada.
When chat messenger Hike became India’s 9th unicorn after a funding round that valued it at $1.4 billion, the reaction was very different. The reaction basically was – who even uses Hike?
NetaFilter tries to give you information about sitting MPs at a glance, and overlays their educational attributes, wealth, and even criminal record on an India map. Each constituency is covered, and hovering over a constituency gives you the name and party of the elected representative.
Long before the chants of #MakeInIndia were popularized by prime minister Narendra Modi, Indian companies produced products that were truly Indian. Be it the ubiquitous Rikshaw that has come to symbolise the country, or Indian fabrics namkeens that can be bought in a supermarket in France, these companies have given us products that define India, and have sustained the test of the times. On India’s 70th Independence day, we highlight 13 Indian brands that are proudly made in India, for India, and beyond.
The option of owning a foreign brand still offers a massive appeal to the Indian millennials and the brand conscious. In fact, it’s the brand awareness created by Western media and pop culture that piques the interest of shoppers back in India, who in turn await these brands to set shop in the country.
Zume is a startup operating from Mountain View, California, barely a few minutes away from Google’s headquarters. Although it is only a few months into operations, the model has the potential of thoroughly disrupting the pizza manufacturing and delivery world.
Startup conferences gave me a thrill like no other. Back when my startup was basically a website and a Facebook page, attending conferences just made everything look so official.
Tata Motors, one of the biggest manufacturers of trucks in the country, has launched a condom brand called Dipper for truck drivers.
Managers tend to blame their turnover problems on everything under the sun, while ignoring the crux of the matter: people don’t leave jobs; they leave managers.
This is the usual startup lifecycle, but on crack. Jet.com was founded in late 2014. It became a unicorn in 2015, hitting a valuation of $1 billion 4 months after its launch. And today, it was acquired by Walmart for $3 billion.