Infosys takes a firm step ahead to the future. India’s second largest software service company now plans to set up a 7MW solar plant in its Hyderabad campus to create renewable source of energy to meet electricity needs of next few years.
With competition in the Indian ecommerce space intensifying, Flipkart has taken a big step towards consolidating its numero uno position by securing an investment of $700 million. It is the first time the company has raised money this year, and this deal values it at a whopping $15 billion.
According to Startup Ecosystem Report published by San Francisco based startup bench-marking firm Compass, Bengaluru is the world’s 15th best startup ecosystem, up from 19 in the last report published in 2012. Bengaluru is rated on five parameters – funding, market reach, talent, experience, and performance of startups.
Pepperfry, one of the leading online furniture retailer companies in India, raised a whooping USD 100 million as their fourth round of investment from Goldman Sachs, Zodius Technology Fund, and their existing investors Bertelsmann India Investments and Norwest Venture Partners.
India has produced a remarkable number of women who have made a name for themselves in the workplace. Cutting across business verticals, these women have risen to the top of their chosen fields and in doing so have inspired a generation of new businesswomen to follow in their footsteps. In doing so, they have shown that while the glass ceiling might most definitely still exist, it certainly seems to be cracking under their combined onslaught.
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, OfficeChai presents a list of top women in business in India in 2015.