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Imagine that you are surfing the web, and you love the color of a particular flower found in the Himalayas, posted by your friend who is traveling in the foothills. Imagine being able to select that exact same color, hitting ‘print’, and having a nail polish in the exact same color hot off your home […]
12 September 2014
Honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s historical Independence Day speech seems to have galvanised the nation into action, with his emphatic mentions of Skill India movement and the ‘Make in India’ statement inviting multinationals to leverage India for manufacturing. In the wake of these announcements that can have far reaching impact on the Indian ecosystem, we looked at […]
18 August 2014
Although the online travel industry in India has been growing rapidly from 2005 onwards, the industry is still to consolidate and mature. Air travel dominates the current scenario, with 60% market share ahead of railways which contributes 15% of the market (solely from IRCTC). Hotels constitute 13% and the rest is split between buses and […]
24 July 2014
Rakuten, a Japanese Internet giant which is among the top 10 Internet companies globally in terms of revenue, has launched a $100 million global investment fund recently. The fund will be based in Singapore and focus on startups in the Israel, US and APAC region. It will be managed by Saemin Ahn who has in […]
15 July 2014
The Indian e-commerce market was worth $13 billion in 2013 with online travel business contributing 70-75% of it. With increased Internet penetration & easy-to-use payment mechanisms the online retail e-commerce industry totaled $3 billion in the same year. Further, the overall e-commerce market is expected to increase to $50 billion by 2020. In e-commerce, the […]
15 July 2014
The official Psy channel’s Gangnam Style video has generated over 2 billion views on YouTube. At an average CPM of $2, just this one video could have potentially generated $4 million in revenue for YouTube and Psy! How does revenue generation work on YouTube and what are the latest developments? Video content is growing rapidly […]
7 July 2014