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May 26, 2015

Digital lockers to WiFi hot spots: Modi sarkar makes life easier with people-centric digital services

Narendra Modi is arguably India's most tech-savvy prime minister and also someone whose every public move is tracked by netizens. His election campaign showed that Modi had learnt the art of using technology to build perceptions while a year in office has proved that the same technology can be used for better governance too. #Digital India #e-tail #Modi government #Narendra Modi #OneYearofModi #online

May 21, 2015

10% dip in sales as Myntra goes app-only: Depriving users of desktop shopping is a bad idea

s. A single company, no matter how big it may be, cannot just change user behaviour . Given the remarkable growth in mobile users, e-tailers should adopt an app first strategy, but why kill the goose that laid the first golden egg? #Cleartrip #e-tail #Ecommerce #Flipkart #Mobiles #Myntra #PC

May 20, 2015

Rahul Yadav trolls Zomato; says will never do an Ola: Housing.com CEO’s AMA was witty but not brash

He was frank, witty and surprisingly polite rather than brash. Housing.CEO's Rahul Yadav's first ever AMA ( Ask me Anything) on Redit was neither controversial nor a soap opera unlike his previous gimmiks. #Housing.com #Rahul Yadav #Zomato

May 18, 2015

Is SoftBank looking to create the Airbnb of India with $100 mn investment in budget hotel platform Oyo Rooms?

Branded budget hotel network Oyo Rooms, which had raised $25 million from Lightspeed Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Greenoaks Capital and DSG Consumer Partners in March, could be looking at a massive $100 million or Rs 630 crore fresh funding from Japanese telecom and internet giant SoftBank. #budget travel #Hospitality #Oyo Rooms #SoftBank #travel

May 17, 2015

Rahul Yadav just won’t give up his antics: Now Housing.com CEO to hold AMA session on Reddit

Housing.com CEO Rahul Yadav, the the unconventional, maverick and at time totally unpredictable, has now agreed to an 'Ask Me Anything' session with Reddit less than a week after he decided to 'gift' all his shares in the company to employees. #AMA #Housing.com #Rahul Yadav

May 14, 2015

Rs 200 cr gift to employees: Is Housing.com CEO Rahul Yadav the monk who sold his Ferrari?

While the 'gift' could serve as a temporary motivation factor for Housing.com's employees who might be concerned about their future in this uncertain startup, it should also be noted that in most cases, when a founder decides to leave a company, his share is transferred back to the ESOP pool. Is this 26-year old CEO really willing to lose it all and start afresh or is there more to it than meets the eye? #ESOP #Housing.com CEO #investors #Rahul Yadav #SoftBank

May 12, 2015

Game on Ola: In a first, Uber accepts cash payments in Hyderabad, other cities to follow suit

Taxi hailing app Uber, which plans to raise $1.5 billion in a new funding round that will boost it's valuation to a whopping $50 billion, is clearly feeling the heat in India's competitive market which is dominated by rival Ola. Apart from thinking up innovative ways to press ahead of its rivals in India, it seems that Uber has finally given in to the much needed demand of accepting cash payments. #Ola #Taxi #Uber

May 7, 2015

Housing CEO Rahul Yadav is no Steve Jobs, he must outperform to redeem his reputation

Even though Rahul Yadav, the CEO of realty portal Housing.com has withdrawn his resignation and apologised for reportedly calling fellow board members and investors intellectually incapable of any sensible discussion, it is but obvious that SoftBank will take charge of operations at the real estate start-up that was founded in 2012. #Helion #Housing.com #Nexus #Rahul Yadav

May 6, 2015

Average Mumbai flat still costs Rs 1.3 cr even though unsold inventory is as high as 4 years

Property prices in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) dropped by the maximum among leading metros during the quarter ended March 31, 2015 as unsold inventory in the island city has risen to 46 months ( almost four years!). #Liases Foras #Mumbai #NCR #property prices #Real estate