Innoz and GupShup embodied how companies in developing countries were winning with low-end innovations that catered to their markets. Then came the smartphone.
New Tech for Old India
New Delhi-based Rajiv Rao examines how technological advances can bring improvements across India.
Rajiv is a journalist and filmmaker based out of New Delhi who is interested in how new technologies, innovation, and disruptive business forces are shaking things up in India.
If this major initiative works, it will usher in much-needed relief to a cyclically embattled industry
This enterprise cloud venture optimizes bandwidth, which could be a key solution for fibre-starved countries such as India.
However, it will take more than just this phone to revive the iconic phone maker.
What Infosys hasn't done and what Tech Mahindra is doing should offer some dos and don'ts to companies that are wise enough to think about who is going to lead them in the years ahead.
Its point-of-sale device could be an important catalyst for e-commerce in India, but a host of competitors are already nipping at its heels.
Vishal Gondal made a packet for himself and started a revolution with his company Indiagames. Now, he wants to repeat that feat with a wearable fitness product.
While the cash infusion must be welcome for the company as it battles arch-rival Flipkart, many wonder whether India's e-commerce valuations are justified.
In a sign of how competitive the IT services businesses can be, Infosys founder Murthy has asked his company to do something distinctly unsexy: Go after commoditized businesses.
India needs to emulate Bhutan if it has any hope of ensuring that its cities are liveable in the future.