Mapping The Growth Route
Reviving the economy through capital spending should be top priority; fiscal consolidation will have to wait
SaaS Startups: India-born, US-focussed
Strong cloud-based enterprise software product companies are emerging in India, but are quickly moving to the US, drawn by customers, the ecosystem and the IPO dream
Tory Burch's Survival Sketchbook
Amid a luxury fashion apocalypse, one of the century’s greatest entrepreneurial retailers (and one of America’s richest self-made women) brought us deep inside the battle to save her brand
The Rise of Venture Debt
Startups increasingly turned to venture debt funds to raise capital, making 2020 one of the best years for the VC debt industry
Playing it Smart
India has emerged as the biggest smartphone market for Samsung, 25 years after it entered the country. it now needs to keep the Chinese rivals at bay
Meet the intrepid people who have traded traditional living spaces for a life on water
Accel seeded the passion of entrepreneurs into its investing DNA to spot early winners in the consumer business. Its next big bet: SaaS unicorns
Apollo's PE Creed
With the AION Capital Partners joint venture, Apollo Global struck deals focussing on distressed assets. Now, setting out on its own in India, it has eyes on larger transactions
2020: A Big Deal Year
PE and VCs deployed $47.5 billion in Indian companies while exits hit a five-year low at $6 billion
Covid's Real Stress: Unemployment
It’s not that the government does not believe there is no problem, but it does not have a quantified number on how big the issue is
Selfless Service For Minimum Pay
ASHA workers such as Vinimol and Indu in Kerala have been the foot soldiers in the fight against Covid-19, and yet not acknowledged enough
The Way We Shot (From Home)
With barriers to film production brought in by the pandemic, filmmakers came up with creative ways to tell and shoot stories
Lending A Helping Hand
Billionaires, CEOs, philanthropists and celebs went out of their way to help citizens deal with the pandemic
Will The Pandemic's Lessons Go Viral?
Besides scaling up the health workforce, infrastructure, equipment and management systems of primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare facilities need to be strengthened
Heroes Behind The Wheel
Ambulance drivers have transported those who succumbed to Covid-19, regardless of risk to their own lives
A Tailwind For Digital Transformation
Across sectors in India, the Covid-19 crisis pushed businesses to embrace technology at a rate they wouldn’t have thought possible otherwise
Friends on the Frontline
Cops and municipal workers ensured humanitarian help and essential supplies were readily available during the lockdown
Eye For Innovation
Five companies launched and modified products to address health care needs and simplify treatment during the pandemic.
Lessons From Lockdowns
Industry leaders from across sectors talk about what their learnings—professional and personal—have been through the Covid-19 pandemic
10 Big Questions For 2021
The Covid-19 crisis wreaked havoc on the economy. Will the New Year herald a much-needed recovery?
‘IPL IS THE WORLD'S BEST DOMESTIC CRICKET TOURNAMENT'
In a recent book, Rajasthan Royals owner Manoj Badale and acclaimed cricket journalist Simon Hughes track the franchise’s evolution, and the league’s upward trajectory
‘India Continues to Love K-Pop'
Spotify India MD Amarjit Singh on insights from the platform’s latest annual audio trends round-up, why India is crucial to its global growth and the company’s expansion plans for the country
‘We Can be 100 Percent Transparent, But it Will Have Low Utility Value'
Dr Gagandeep Kang, virologist and fellow of the Royal Society of London, on transparency in clinical trials, emergency use authorisation for a Covid-19 vaccine candidate in India and whether it should be available for sale
What Ails India's Financial System?
The Reserve Bank of India is on an overdrive to stem asset quality rot in the banking system, although now may not be the time for a ‘big-bang reform’ like allowing private corporations into the lending business
Seeds of Protest
As farmer agitations gather momentum, Forbes India speaks to farmers on the ground to understand the way forward, and why they will not budge till their demands are met
Trials of Transparency
Experts discuss navigating the grey area of deciding how much information around Covid-19 vaccine trials needs to be made public to retain people’s trust in the vaccination process
An unexpected and extraordinary development at testing company Kilpest left investors grappling with a question: How does one value an extraordinary surge in profits?
Why route Mobile, a cloud communications platform provider started with an investment of $2,000 in 2004, has emerged as a darling of investors
Signing Up For Science
Volunteers who took jabs of potential Covid-19 vaccines talk about their apprehensions and motives
The Rising Star Of Vaccines
How Sharvil Patel and Zydus Cadila—one of the most diversified pharma companies in India—are trying to find an end to India’s Covid-19 woes