Rahul Yadav, the erstwhile CEO of Housing.com, has come out in support of the beleaguered TinyOwl cofounders. The cofounding team of TinyOwl has been under fire over its recent layoffs, and one cofounder was held hostage in its Pune office for over 2 days by irate employees. However, Rahul Yadav, who’s no stranger to controversy himself, had words of encouragement for the TinyOwl team.
India’s population is exploding, and its urban infrastructure is struggling to keep pace. While startups are solving problems ranging from food delivery to laundry, there’s not enough interest among the startup community towards building smarter cities. That’s where Microsoft, in collaboration with the Indian government, comes in.
Some very interesting facts are emerging from the stiff competition between online players and their brick-and- mortar counterparts. Just when it seemed that huge sales and big discounts offered by players like Amazon, Flipkart, and Snapdeal had wooed and won customers online, the offline sector is also going gaga and reporting huge revenues.