Almost 4 years ago I wrote about the effect of Jio on mobile internet. The entire digital ecosystem in benefited in a big way from Reliance Jio. Every internet venture in India saw a huge surge in their mobile traffic, which unfortunately did not translate to an increase in revenues in the same proportion. Will JioFiber drastically increase the … [Read more] about Will India see the next internet inflection point with Jio Fiber’s launch?
Today (July 4, 2019) the government of India released the Economic Survey 2019 (read here). What caught the eye for many was Chapter 4 'Data “Of the People, By the People, For the People”'. It is good to see the Government of India has given the much-needed focus on Data. There are many companies in India who can build various interesting … [Read more] about India Economic Survey 2019 recognizes importance of Data
The Lok Sabha elections (General Elections) in India just concluded and has yet again demonstrated why it is the biggest democracy in the world. Few basis metrics from the recently concluded elections, Elections were held over 39 days902 million registered voters (814.5 million during 2014 General elections)Voter Turnout: 67.11 per cent (605 … [Read more] about Digital Ad Spend During Lok Sabha 2019 Elections in India
For startups that receive institutional funding ESOPs are a very handy instrument to attract and retain employees. Earlier the rules of ESOPs (employee stock options) were attractive, but somewhere down the road the rules became draconian. According to today's Economic Times the govt is considering to rewrite the rules. Currently when an … [Read more] about Govt of India ‘should’, not ‘may’ rewrite ESOP rules
For those who are following tech news, they would have heard about employees of major companies such as Google, Amazon and Microsoft protesting the direction their employer was taking. A recent newsletter summarized these walkouts. 20,000 Google employees participated in a walk-out, as well as an organized awareness campaign, to end forced … [Read more] about Will India allow Employees to have a say in the Business Direction?