The number of internet users in India has grown impressively over the years. Today, India has about 750 million internet users, the majority of them are mobile-only internet users. With such a reach, it gives certain sections of society to play mischievous games. The government of India has been concerned about the narrative in news articles, … [Read more] about A Self Regulatory Organization Needed For Digital Media in India
August 15, 1995 is an important day in India. Internet access was made available on that special day by VSNL (now part of Tata Communications). For the past few days, many articles have been published about the 25th anniversary of the internet in India. It is good to see the people behind bringing the internet to end consumers (dialup access) … [Read more] about 1995-2020: 25 years of internet in India
For those who don’t know me, I have approximately 3 decades of experience in digital media. Yes, digital media. Nothing to do with fintech. The closest I have been to fintech is as a user of many applications. After exiting Oneindia in Feb 2019, a company I founded in 2006, I was looking to do something fresh. I had met a few entrepreneurs from … [Read more] about Sahamati turns one!
On May 12, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted the importance of self reliant (Atmanirbhar) India. Many in South India found it difficult to understand the meaning of Atma Nirbhar during the speech, but Twitter came to the rescue. The call for a self reliant/dependent India was overdue. But a lot needs to be done on the ground, both … [Read more] about Self Reliant India, Atma Nirbhar Bharat in innovation & digital space
Not just the pandemic, the stock markets too have caused a lot of stress to investors in India. People have lost their jobs or had to agree for a salary cut. I have come across millennials who are unable to manage their finances in during this crisis. India has a few Personal Finance Management (PFM) apps but they all show you reports, but they … [Read more] about Personal Finance Management & Robo Advisory apps need of the hour