Emergence of Healthtech

Compiled by Yojanaa Nagda In India, the healthcare infrastructure is extremely inadequate. We all remember the dire situation of covid pandemic and it exposed how poor our health infrastructure is.   In 2021, Healthtech startups rose to prominence as they sought to fill a gap in the industry and provide new ideas. Consumers and investors alike…

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Why are near zero interest rates here to stay?

Edited by Vinay Pandya Markets are in upheaval and volatile due to high degree of speculation and recent rate hikes by various Central Banks. However, we need to ponder and think about: Will they go up TOO much or cannot be moved up during structural issues?  Let’s examine the factors: The neutral rate is usually…

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Guidance for start-ups

Compiled by Neel Vora When you hear the word Start-up the first thing that comes to mind is one needs money/funding and an idea but that’s not all which goes into a start-up. It needs sufficient time, research, and strategy at various stages of the company’s life. Before giving the gist of guidance on start-up let…

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GIG ECONOMY: IS IT THE FUTURE OF EMPLOYMENT?

Compiled by Yojanaa Nagda The days of being hired by a company and working there until retirement are long gone, recently more and more people have started taking up a variety of short-term jobs which are also known as gigs.  The gig economy is beginning to take up a bigger portion of the workforce. The…

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First Quarter Of 2022 Saw 14 New Unicorns

Compiled by Yojanaa Nagda The first quarter of 2022 has started off with a bang, a 2.7 times higher fund raise, 1.9 times higher deal count, and 14 start-ups becoming the Unicorns of India.  14 start-ups that became Unicorns of India in Q1:2022. In the first quarter of 2022, 361 deals valued at $1.51 billion…

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Beginner’s Guide to Intellectual Property Valuation

If you are a business owner, you would have definitely heard of intellectual property, alternatively known as IP. So before we move ahead with our point of discussion, let us know what exactly is intellectual property.  What is Intellectual Property? To quote the Oxford dictionary, intellectual property is an “intangible property that is the result…

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Key highlights for Budget 2022-23

Deficit/ Expenditure Revised Fiscal Deficit of 6.9% of GDP in FY2021-22 as against 6.8% estimated in budget. Fiscal deficit estimated at 6.4% for FY 2022-23. Total Expenditure is estimated to be at ₹ 39.45 trillion for FY 2022-23, total resources to be mobilized ₹ 22.84 trillion other than borrowings. 50 years interest free loans over…

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