IDFC First Bank and a lesson for fintech startups
Bank partnerships are falling apart, raising concerns over many fintech business models in India, while regulatory scrutiny and conflicting product lines heighten the pressure.
30 July 2021
Tata Motors’s desperate need for a steady hand at the wheel
The absence of a CEO to steer the company through difficult times could see it slip back to being a bit player in a highly competitive market.
29 July 2021
How Pine Labs went from card machine operator to hot fintech
The PoS terminal company built a strong, profitable business over more than a decade, and has now remade itself in search of a public listing.
28 July 2021
Electric vehicles’ Activa moment is here, finally
It takes a lot of time for things to change in India. Sometimes more than 13 years.
Ashish K. Mishra
27 July 2021
The big message in the Supreme Court’s Facebook judgement
Away from the public glare, India’s top court has rebuked Facebook and, by extension, sent out a message to all of big tech.
26 July 2021
A thorn in Gautam Adani’s airports crown
The entrepreneur has been relentless in his pursuit to become India’s largest airport operator. But COVID-19 has struck at the heart of his business plan. Can he overcome the setback?
Prince M. Thomas
23 July 2021
Why Reliance bought Just Dial
In the digital world, Mukesh Ambani is a man in a hurry, hoping to catch up with the biggies. To that end, he is going to flog the Just Dial horse.
22 July 2021
What does Paytm actually do?
One97 Communications has seen so many twists and turns that it can be easy to miss how the company actually makes its money in 2021.
Jayshree P. Upadhyay
20 July 2021
The great Indian edtech refunds scam
Social media is littered with instances of parents and students running from pillar to post to get their money back once they realize the courses they signed up for are worthless. The absence of regulatory oversight has only made matters worse.
Pradip K. Saha
19 July 2021
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