When Kanwal Rekhi speaks, entrepreneurs and investors listen. So, when he says he cannot find even one profitable unicorn — high value startup — in India, it is bound to raise eyebrows.
Ritu Jha- Finding no resource to sustain the 21-day sudden lockdown, hundreds of thousands of daily-wage workers, migrants who worked in India’s capital, opted to go on foot, walking back home in what experts believe has to happen one day, something the government should have thought about before implementing lockdown, others say. On the night […]
Ritu Jha- TiE Silicon Valley, a nonprofit dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship mainly the Indian American community globally, has been the target of allegations of sexual harassment by a highly respected woman entrepreneur and philanthropist who has taken to social media, saying “TiE SV has not taken any action yet.” But TiE SV (The Indus […]
Ritu Jha- US-based Indian-American investors who once welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi with open arms in Silicon Valley but have been facing a lukewarm relationship with him lately hope he will follow through on the promises he has failed to keep in the first term. Investors’ also hope he focuses on the bread-and-butter issues, […]
Ritu Jha- Silicon Valley investors who once welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Startup India initiative are upset that the Indian government is now seeking startups to pay 30 percent tax on investment. Investors here are unclear what steps to take in the face of India’s bureaucratic shifts. “Yes, I was shocked when I heard […]
It made them engineers, prepped them for entrepreneurship. Now they are giving back Ritu Jha Anecdotes from campus days. The mixed joys of hazing. The question of whether a glut of engineers really makes sense. Just some matter for discussion when 630 alumni of the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay celebrated the 60th […]