The Morning Context
Ashneer Grover’s quest for a Rs 5,000 crore loan book
Grover’s QR-code payments startup BharatPe is all-in on lending to small businesses, but elusive regulatory permissions and management churn are stumbling blocks.
20 January 2021
boAt on song, but will it rock the desi beat?
The homegrown audio and wearable products brand has tasted success and raised $100 million in funding recently. The question is whether it will manage to keep competition at bay, decouple from China and ride the made-in-India wave.
Roshni P. Nair
19 January 2021
‘Raising money is tough, but returning money is the hardest’
Blume Ventures co-founder Karthik Reddy talks of how far he has come in returning money to his investors, 10 years since his first fund, and lessons along the way.
Ashish K. Mishra
18 January 2021
Why ‘offline’ Aakash will give Byju’s the edtech edge
A deal between the two education biggies will signal the emergence of a hybrid model in the industry.
Pradip K. Saha
15 January 2021
Can Drivezy get on the profit highway?
After multiple pivots, the vehicle-sharing marketplace is looking at an asset-light, franchise model to drive growth. Will the gambit pay off?
13 January 2021
Walmart’s second big bet on Flipkart
Working together finally, Walmart and Flipkart may have the key to unlock the massive wholesale grocery market.
11 January 2021
A new worry for fintech lenders
Will the uncovering of reckless and potentially fraudulent Chinese lending apps will drive the RBI to look at regulations for the sector?
05 January 2021
2021, the TMC perspective
A list of the important things you need to be on top of. In Internet and Business.
The Morning Context team
18 December 2020
What rabbit hole will Bhavish Aggarwal go down next?
Even as Uber is exiting all ancillary businesses to focus on ride-hailing, Ola’s Aggarwal is gaining breadth and sinking deeper into electric mobility.
Pradip K. Saha
17 December 2020
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