Four of the top 10 e-commerce outfits in India have been founded or
co-founded by Banias. But five of these are foreign entities - which
leaves only one Indian e-commerce company in the top 10 without a Bania
Water treatment business in India gets a big fillip Rapid urbanisation, dwindling fresh water reserves, a widening
demand-supply gap and a depleting groundwater table will keep the water
treatment business in the country thriving for a long time.
Graphic India seeks to put Indian superheroes on global map The digital entertainment company, set up in 2011 by Sharad Devarajan along with fellow Indian-American entrepreneurs Gotham Chopra and Suresh Seetharaman, is telling stories about Indian superheroes with a contemporary twist.
Among NBFCs, vehicle financiers new favourites of PE firms The PE investments in vehicle finance companies have paid off. Since
2010, they have clocked exits worth $960 million compared to $83.47
million for gold loans.
Former HCL Tech CEO Vineet Nayar morphs into a development guru The former HCL Tech CEO is loving every moment of his new role as
a development guru in an organisation working to improve the lives of
underprivileged children and farmers.
Data use is raising telecom operators revenues, infra still lags Most telecom operators riding on the data boom have tied up with social
media to drive growth. But the business is still fraught with challenges. Telecom operators
face a host of problems such as shortage of spectrum, low margins,
price wars, lack of infrastructure and slow profitability in the data
Can digital media make a difference in general elections 2014? Digital media is changing the way political parties interact with
voters. Digital media strategies are now part of the overall campaign briefs,
and parties are spending an increasing amount of time and resources to
Why beleaguered Indian aviation industry may get a breather from 2014 Kapil Kaul, CEO of aviation consultancy CAPA (India and the Middle
East), says post 2014/15, the
industry will see a better operating environment and will return to
sustainable growth. Here are five reasons why things could get better starting next year.
India badly needs second-generation reforms and a drastic overhaul of its institutions Without second-generation reforms and a drastic overhaul of its institutions, India is condemned to mediocre income and growth, says Business Today Editor Chaitanya Kalbag.