Are Indian fintech start-ups up for the challenge? The ‘lending obsessed’ venture capital world is waiting for an answer
Haraprasanna Sau has been doing odd jobs since he was 19. He moved to Bengaluru from Kolkata in 2004 dreaming of a better life. It is only the last few years though that have propelled him from living hand-to-mouth to being able to afford what he once thought were luxuries
The wheels are turning, albeit slowly! 2017 was a great year of VC-backed exits in India: 82 exits with total value at $2.7B. It is common knowledge that most of this value came from three big transactions – $800M part exit from Flipkart, $500M exit from Ola and $250M from
While we are unsure of the extent of focus on the lower income segment in their current form, they proved that our thesis about savings products is correct
The power of balance is shifting away from a large corporation to newer startups and more importantly individuals.
Early childhood is when education makes the biggest difference, calling for quality preschool programmes (The Times of India)
Early childhood programmes have long been shown to create improvements that last a lifetime. Whether by instilling good habits or by encouraging a passion for learning, early exposure to learning cuts drop-out rates in later schooling, and generates measurable improvements to the productivity and income of adults. The Integrated Child