Startups, cricket and China

It isn’t everyday that I get a subject that drops right into Things Change, so I’ll get straight to it.

Early this week, fantasy gaming startup Dream11 won the title rights to the Indian Premier League, one of the largest carnivals in our cricket-crazy nation. From The Economic Times:

India’s leading fantasy gaming company Dream11 will be the title sponsor of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), which is scheduled to kick off on September 19th in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Dream11 won the rights with its bid of Rs 222 crore, Brijesh Patel, chairman …


Ashish K. Mishra

Ashish is the editor-in-chief of The Morning Context. One of the best-known business feature writers in India, he was selected for Germany’s Robert Bosch Stiftung Fellowship in 2012 and received the Mumbai Press Club RedInk certificate of recognition in 2015 for his story “Inside the Network 18 takeover”. Before joining The Morning Context, Ashish co-founded The Ken, where he was managing editor. His previous writing stints include Mint, Forbes India and The Economic Times.