Category Archives: Business

A factory with 1/4th of the workforce as mentally challenged people!

The Census 2001 has revealed that over 21 million people in India are suffering from one or the other kind of disability. Among the total disabled in the country, 2.2 million people are mentally challenged. In spite of a 3% … Continue reading

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Labor Law Reforms (India)

Unfavourable laws are one of the main reasons why labour-intensive manufacturing has suffered in India. Indian policymakers seem to have realized the importance of manufacturing in providing jobs but it is also equally important to realize that the path leading … Continue reading

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Funding and Startup Valuation Bubble

‘Funding’ and ‘startup valuation’ are buzz-words these days. With funding of millions of dollars, valuations of many newborn companies have crossed the mark of  one billion dollars. Amazon is pumping $3 billion in Amazon India, Alibaba is investing in Paytm … Continue reading

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LinkedIn-Microsoft deal- In Short

Alphabet, Oracle, IBM and Salesforce also tried to acquire LinkedIn but finally Microsoft grabbed the deal at $26.2 Bn. It is absolutely essential to have alignment on two things in any M&A: Purpose and structure. On the former, virtually Microsoft … Continue reading

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