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  • The untold story of Sourceeasy’s disastrous endAshish K. Mishra
    The untold story of Sourceeasy’s disastrous endHyderabadIf it is still raw, bruised and hurting from picking at it like a gash which wouldn’t heal, Chirag Chamoli hides his pain well. On the morning of 16 November...
  • Facebook’s vague payments launch and UPI’s global ambitionsPranav S.
    Facebook’s vague payments launch and UPI’s global ambitionsFacebook just announced the launch of a new payments feature a couple of days ago in the US—Facebook Pay.  It’s essentially a rebranding and consolidation of existing in-app payments on...
  • The bittersweet relevance of Snapdeal 2.0Saif Iqbal
    The bittersweet relevance of Snapdeal 2.0Who doesn’t like a good comeback? There is an almost magical quality to it, captivating audiences, cheering for the down-and-out underdog, thus briefly inverting the survival of the fittest world....
  • How Wikimedia India went bustRoshni P. Nair
    How Wikimedia India went bustMumbaiAn assembly of nearly 1,000 people seems inconsequential in a megapolis bursting at the seams. But for the Wikimedia cognoscenti thronging the neo-Gothic, stained glass splendour of Mumbai University’s convocation...
  • Can Stellapps fix milk for India?Pradip K. Saha
    Can Stellapps fix milk for India?BengaluruMohan’s milk collection centre in Thernahalli village in Karnataka’s Kolar district is bustling with activity. Villagers—men, women, even children—come in, pour the milk they have brought, share a joke, and...
  • What’s holding up a Swiggy-Zomato merger?The Morning Context team
    What’s holding up a Swiggy-Zomato merger?There shouldn’t be any ambiguity about this. This story in particular is an exploration on the subject of consolidation, which for the most part has been playing out in India’s...
  • Sacred Games and Netflix’s millionsHarveen Ahluwalia
    Sacred Games and Netflix’s millionsThe date is 24 July 2019. About 20 days before Netflix’s most popular Indian series, the crime thriller Sacred Games, returns with a second season. But the American video streaming...
  • Less SoftBank, more venture buildersKabeer Chawla
    Less SoftBank, more venture buildersIn the last few months, enough words have been spent on SoftBank and the several ills of its kind. WeWork, Uber, Lyft, Peloton. It’s not a great time for venture...
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