22 Apr 2016 | Ronnie Screwvala
What does it take to be a successful entrepreneur? Ability to take risks, a great idea, passion…I believe it takes much more. But you don’t have to know all of that when you start or are a few years into your business. You need to learn, at every step, in a structured manner to make your entrepreneurial dream turn into reality. As individuals and professionals, we cannot stop learning even for a single day.
07 Apr 2016 | Serguei Netessine
There are more than 5000 financial technology (fintech) startups in the world now. Many unicorns are emerging among them. There are now about 50 fintech-unicorns (tech firms valued at more than $1 billion) on the loose. Along with many established players becoming larger, new startups are launched monthly, if not weekly. This staggering growth is a reflection of the hype around fintech, where a plethora of start-ups are using technology to compete against or collaborate with established financial players.
05 Apr 2016 | Vaibhav Kakkar & Saurabh Tiwari
The government of India has, by Press Note 3 of 2016, finally clarified its foreign direct investment (FDI) policy on the e-commerce sector, especially on e-marketplaces, thereby ending a long period of regulatory silence and conjectures.
01 Apr 2016 | Poorvi Sanjanwala
The Indian government had thrown open the doors to 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) under automatic route for companies engaged in B2B e-commerce a few years back, but such companies were not permitted to engage in retail trading. Over a period of time, the marketplace concept evolved, with e-commerce companies providing an online platform to sellers and buyers to facilitate retail trading.
31 Mar 2016 | Rahul Matthan
Including services within the ambit of e-commerce is one of the biggest flaws of the regulations.
10 Mar 2016 | Balagopal Vissa
Founders should aim to have complementary competencies and experience.
02 Mar 2016 | Vikram Bohra & Devang Ambavi
It falls short of expectations.
01 Mar 2016 | Anish Sanghvi, Mayur Gala & Dhawal Vora
Asset reconstruction sector likely to see higher investment now.
28 Feb 2016 | Rajeshree Sabnavis
There are exciting opportunities in the sector but investors must tread cautiously.