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Deepti’s Platform Identifies Top Employee Candidates What’s your story?I grew up in India and did my undergraduate studies at IIT Gandhinagar. I interned at Caltech where I worked on machine learning for earthquake early warning systems, which was my first exposure to the kind of impact tech can have on the world. After graduating, I […]
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In October 1999, Goldman Sachs invested $3.3 million in an unknown Chinese Internet startup operating out of its founder’s apartment. Shortly after came the dotcom bust in 2000, but the startup survived and by early 2004 Goldman cashed out for $22 million — nearly seven times ROI. Good deal for Goldman, right? Except for one minor detail — that startup was Alibaba, […]
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Ecommerce in India is looking pretty so far, but 99% of the canvas is still unpainted. The country’s online retail sales currently account for less than 1% of the total revenue generated by retail sales. However, it would be inaccurate to label India’s e-commerce state as ‘infantile’, for the industry has seen growth — fast and […]
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Over the course of this year, Entrepreneurship Cell of IIT Kharagpur has already undertaken various activities, including the Entrepreneurship Awareness Drive, a pan-India initiative to spread entrepreneurship in cities across India in 22 cities. Following on the successful culmination of the Entrepreneurship Awareness Drive, which saw close to 30,000 participants in total, personalities such as […]
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Prantik loves the digital space for its ability to disrupt industries. He is a partner in an exciting digital agency in Singapore and is responsible for growing the business across the region. What’s your story? I am a first generation entrepreneur based in Singapore, who had the privilege of growing up in three Asian cities: […]

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A few days ago, thanks to my algorithmic recommendations — not from the sources I usually read, but selected on the basis of subject matter of interest to me — I came across an article about a 57-year-old American who after being released following a 37-year jail term, was asked about his impressions of something as commonplace as a smartphone, or the […]

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The Wall Street Journal reports that Microsoft is talking to Discord about acquiring the social audio company created in 2015, that has more than 250 million users and has so far focused primarily on creating communities of video game fans. The trigger for these talks has been the surprise success of Clubhouse, which is even smaller than Discord, but […]

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I highly recommend reading the McKinsey Global Institute’s new report, “Reskilling China: Transforming The World’s Largest Workforce Into Lifelong Learners”, which focuses on the country’s biggest employment challenge, re-training its workforce and the adoption of practices such as lifelong learning to address the growing digital transformation of its productive fabric. How to transform the country […]

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