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A Quick Introduction to FinTech in India

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According to CBInsights, there are seven Indian startups are already valued at more than $1 billion. If you include Micromax, Mu Sigma, and InMobi, the number would be ten. Merely 2 years ago, there were only five unicorns. It won’t be long before large exits confirm India’s ability to deliver meaningful returns to startup investors. There have [...]

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Why India is the Next Frontier for Mobile

Unmodified picture by Ramesh Lalwani under Creative Commons 2.0 All over the world, opportunities are flourishing for mobile development (and investment). In some countries, like the U.S.,64% of adults owned a smartphone in 2015. In China, 68% of adults have a smartphone. Yes, these countries still offer room for growth. But not like India. Indian use [...]

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What’s For Dinner? The Foodpocalypse.

The trouble that some Indian startups are facing is being touted as the harbinger of a coming apocalypse. What happened at TinyOwl in Pune with employees holding the founders hostage was an embarrassment to all of us. Dazo shutting down. Zomato laying off employees. Foodpanda, well, just Foodpanda. These are normal occurrences at startups. Most [...]

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This post originally appeared on CitizenTekk. In a country of almost 1.3 billion people, mid-20th century infrastructure, rampant corruption, over 400 million people below the international poverty line, roughly another 400 million people who are considered middle class and one of the youngest populations on the planet building the next Facebook isn’t exciting. What is [...]

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