Whether the concept excites you or scares you, the Internet of Things has the potential to change the way people make choices and go about their daily lives.
The shared economy, perhaps best known for crowdpowered marketplaces such as travel accommodation site Airbnb and transportation-focused Lyft, blossomed as the recession set in.
India has been “very accepting” of non-Indians arriving from the U.S. or elsewhere, armed with skills and good ideas for doing business.
70% of the health care infrastructure in India (doctors, beds, nurses, etc.) is concentrated in urban areas where 30% of the population lives.
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The surest sign that dental chains are a rapidly growing area comes in the form of interest from the private equity industry.
Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending bypasses banks by connecting borrowers with lenders through online platforms for mostly small loans.
Could this new band of news media owners shape a technology-led business model that will be profitable and protect the integrity of impartial, ideology-free journalism? Ultimately, according to Wharton experts, the ball will rest with the consumer.
He starts the book by dissecting the classic tale of David and Goliath, challenging our beliefs about what the story tells us regarding underdogs and giants, and ultimately, our fundamental assumptions about power.
This confusion over new media is not a recent phenomenon.
I hope [the deal] spurs many more entrepreneurs to start companies with unique and differentiated models that solve real problems of real India.
Lanier’s concern, at its simplest, is that that we are building a digital future in which a small number of companies and individuals garner great wealth, while the economy as a whole starts to shrink, taking with it jobs, the middle classes and what he terms “economic dignity.”
“Imparting skills goes a long way in formalizing the labor economy. It leads to a change in the workers’ demographic profile and helps them settle into a long-term occupation, thus reducing frictional unemployment,”
India has experienced a steady rise in funding sources for nascent companies.
“It is very early days to tell whether these acquisitions are a success or not,”
Indian business books about Indian businesses typically describe idiosyncratic conditions that apply only to India, which is not very useful as learning material for conducting business in developed economies.
Chidambaram has ushered in a new wave of reforms and some of the anti-FDI moves of his predecessor — and now president Pranab Mukherjee — have been watered down.
The primary health care sector in India is around $39 billion in size but is highly fragmented.
Half a century ago, there was only one answer to the question of India’s growing population. In a 1967 book titled Famine 1975!:
The consumer insights that come from analytics give a competitive advantage to firms that use them strategically.