The biggest challenge for short form video apps today is to develop newer monetisation models (Illustration: Anirban Ghosh)

How Short-form Video Apps are Looking at Monetisation Opportunities

Aug 02, 2022

With short-format videos catching on, international and home-grown apps are looking at new monetisation and profitability opportunities

Gaming has gained immeasurably from the penetration of cheap mobile data, which has lowered entry barriers for people

How Casual Gaming Became Serious Business in India

Aug 02, 2022

Not just a lockdown phenomenon anymore, online casual gaming has truly gone mainstream in India, with an estimated 450 million users at the end of FY22

The genesis of chess streaming lies in the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad 2020 (Illustration: Nilanjan Das)

The World of Chess Streaming

Aug 01, 2022

Like the game of chess itself, live streaming on OTT platforms can be an uphill task. But not if you cross the strategic prowess of a community of GMs and IMs with the ease of streaming available today

In terms of viewership numbers, there’s no beating cricket (Illustration: Prabal Biswas)

Sports Streaming Hits Fever Pitch: What Next?

Aug 01, 2022

In the aftermath of the battle for IPL's digital streaming rights, each game has been pegged at Rs 58 crore. But there is a method to the madness

Poster of 'The Kashmir Files', one of the biggest grossers of this year

Why Bollywood Lost Out to Movies from the South

Jul 31, 2022

With few Bollywood movies making an impact at the cash registers in the last few quarters, the Hindi content factory looks seriously ill compared to movies from the South

India is, in every sense, at a very interesting phase of the entertainment story. Big money is flowing across segments and success is now driven by several factors.

How the Business of Entertainment is Changing in India

Jul 31, 2022

Spoilt for choice of entertainment, the consumer today has cinema, cricket, music, and gaming, among others, to choose from

A unique hub-and-spoke model has created a niche for Applause Entertainment's content factory.

The Unique 'Hub-and-Spoke' Model of Applause Entertainment, the Makers of 'Scam 1992'

Jul 18, 2022

A unique hub-and-spoke model has created a niche for Applause Entertainment's content factory, led by its biggest hit to date, 'Scam 1992'. Can the Sameer Nair-led content studio keep going?

FASHION FORWARD: Many textile and apparel start-ups in India are exploring ways to make a difference by  adopting sustainable practices and a slower fashion cycle

How Apparel Firms are Doing Their Bit for the Environment

Jul 07, 2022

Bootstrapped start-ups from India are leading the transformation from environmentally degrading fast fashion to a slower fashion cycle. Here's how they are making it fashionable

Chandra Shekhar Ghosh, MD and CEO,Bandhan Bank (Photograph by Rachit Goswami)

Big Lender Of Small Loans

Mar 03, 2020

Bandhan Bank has grown its business in microlending and now plans to use its customer reach to broad-base its credit portfolio

Rahul Agarwal, MD and CEO, Lenevo India

Best Advice I Ever Got

Mar 03, 2020

"Conquer your fears and go beyond your comfort zone"

Aditya Puri, MD and CEO, HDFC Bank

Faster, Higher, Stronger

Mar 03, 2020

HDFC Bank, the largest private bank in India, pads up for its first major leadership transition as growth momentum speeds up

The Jury (from left): Sunil Rohokale, MD & CEO, ASK Group; V.K. Sharma, Former Chairman, LIC, Prof. Sandesh Kirkire, IMC PVG Chair in Banking & Finance, JBIMS; Ashishkumar Chauhan, MD & CEO, BSE; Vishal Dhawan, Founder, Plan Ahead Wealth Advisors

Standing Tall Amid Turbulence

Mar 03, 2020

How BT-MT Financial Awards identified mutual funds, insurance companies and pension funds that withstood market vagaries and emerged winners

The Jury (from left): Vinayak Bahuguna, MD & CEO, ARCIL India; Arun Purwar, Former Chairman, State Bank of India; Shailesh Haribhakti, Chairman, Desai Haribhakti Group; Seshagiri Rao, Joint MD, JSW Steels; Sandeep Chiber, India Head, FIS Global

How We Did It

Mar 03, 2020

The methodology for the BT-KPMG Best Banks Survey 2019

Sandeep Bakhshi, MD and CEO of ICICI Bank (Photograph by Rachit Goswami)

Business Banking In An Instant

Mar 03, 2020

ICICI Bank's InstaBiz app offers instant business banking facilities to MSMEs and self-employed

Romesh Sobti, MD& CEO, IndusInd Bank (Photograph by Rachit Goswami)

The Growth Agenda

Mar 03, 2020

The 25-year-old private sector bank is bracing up for new leadership

Kalpana Morparia, JP Morgan's Chairman for South and Southeast Asia (Photograph by Rachit Goswami)

Giving The Best Advice

Mar 03, 2020

For JP Morgan, if 2019 was about launching and expanding its mid-market commercial banking, the focus this year will be on growing its securitisation business

Piyush Khaitan, Founder and MD, NeoGrowth (Photograph by Rachit Goswami)

Bridging The MSME Credit Gap

Mar 03, 2020

With an innovative credit check and flexible repayment model, NeoGrowth has built a profitable business in digital lending to MSMEs

Ajay Adiseshann, Founder and CEO, PayMate (Photograph by Rachit Goswami)

Automating SMEs

Mar 03, 2020

PayMate is improving process efficiency and providing greater transparency in cash flows

Debasish Chakraborty and V R. Govindarajan, Co-founders, Perfios (Photography by Sudhir Damerla)

Paranoid & Thriving

Mar 03, 2020

In an era of rising digital footprint, continuously looking at ways to add growth and girth to its services is helping fintech firm Perfios

SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar (Photograph by Rachit Goswami)

Future Ready

Mar 03, 2020

SBI, the largest bank in the country, has created building blocks for capturing the next growth cycle with sharper focus on risk and returns

The Top Listers

Mar 03, 2020