Articles about India
Indian Angel Network member and investor Ajai Chowdhry shares his insights on investments and views on startups in India. He says entrepreneurs should have belief in themselves, and fire in the belly to move fast.
In a country where universal healthcare is a daily challenge to meet because of difficult geographic constraints, one leading hospital group in India has turned to mobile to increase its accessibility and coverage.
The telco will now offer rates at 0.02 rupee (0.03 US cents) per kilobyte for both pre-paid and post-paid customers on 2G on a "pay as you go" basis", in a bid to drive mobile Internet adoption.
The Bangalore-based MBaaS startup that has served mobile pages in more than 12 languages across 40 countries, is helping publishers reach a wider audience without compromising user experience.
The Indian IT services giant has reached a record settlement with U.S. authorities in a case involving alleged misuse of temporary visas to undercut competitors, accusations which it has denied.
Rinema is a Mumbai-based web startup that is an online medium catering to niche cinema fans across the globe. It helps users manage and discover movies and interact with other movie buffs socially.
The Indian telco booked a 15th straight quarter of declining profits for the three months to September at 5.12 billion rupees (US$83 million), but sees a bright spot in higher revenue driven by mobile Internet usage.
Founded in January 2010, Vserv.mobi, a Mumbai-based startup with a global reach, aims to be the leading mobile ad network and app monetization platform across emerging markets.
With a lot of startups emerging in India, there is hope and promise for a lot of product innovators to create great products and services within the market.
Hashcube, a startup from Bangalore that developed Sudoku Quest on Facebook, played by over 2 million users, aspires to tap into social and mobile to driving gaming across the world.
The Indian bank is mixing up mobile banking and social media with its Facebook app called Pockets. This adds social features, including a bill splitting function for meals with friends.
As glamorous as it might be, working for a startup entails many challenges and going the extra mile. Among the factors to succeed include managing expectations, being an intrapreneur, and knowing when to stand up even against a client.
The country had 11 percent of cybercrime victims falling to this form of virtual extortion and saw an 8 percent rise in average cost per victim to US$207, according to the 2013 Norton Report.
By June 2014, there will be 85 million Internet users in rural India, with nearly half of them going online in local languages. This presents a gap and opportunity in localized content and design.
While most of us are familiar with credit scores, mobile subscribers also have customer scores, based on how much they pay. This can affect the level of service, length of waiting time, and type of promotions received.