Category: Business

Want venture capital? Understand Secrets of Sand Hill Road

Editor | Business Every start-up needs capital, and ambitious start-ups seek it on Sand Hill Road – Silicon Valley’s dream street for entrepreneurs. That’s where you’ll find the biggest names in venture capital, including the famed VC firm Andreessen Horowitz, where lawyer-turned entrepreneur- turned-VC Scott Kupor serves as managing partner. Whether you’re trying to get

Unstoppable: Kuldip Singh Dhingra and The Rise of Berger Paints

Editor | Business How do you go from being a shopkeeper to multi-billionaire in forty years? Kuldip Singh Dhingra, the patriarch of the Dhingra family and the man credited with building Berger Paints, has remained a mystery. He is low-profile, eschews media and continues to operate from a small office in Delhi. In this candid

Talk to Me: When computers become compassionate

Editor | Technology The next great technological disruption is coming. The titans of Silicon Valley are racing to build the last, best computer that the world will ever need. They know that whoever successfully creates it will revolutionise our relationship with technology – and make billions of dollars in the process. They call it conversational

Think, Lead and Strategize Like Kumar Mangalam Birla

Editor | Business The key to success is not destiny and coincidence as many believe, but a well-rounded strategy, managerial excellence and most importantly, clear and precise thoughts. These are also the traits that helped Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman of the Aditya Birla Group, expand the business from a $2 billion group to a whopping

In the game of life, Chanakya teaches you the winning strategies

Editor | Management Each and every one of us wants to become successful. We aim to fight and win in businesses, careers, relationships and, ultimately, in life. However, most of us fail to reach our full potential because of various speed breakers. Chanakya and the Art of War draws upon lessons from the great teacher,

Books For You | Julie Zhuo shows you The Making of A Manager

Editor | Management No idea what you‘re doing? No problem. Good managers are made, not born. Top tech executive Julie Zhuo remembers the moment when she was asked to lead a team. She felt like she’d won the golden ticket, until reality came crashing in. She was just 25 and had barely any experience being