Modern philanthropy has its share of charitable billionaires, but professionals are rewriting the gospels of giving by thinking differently about how wealth and expertise can solve social problems
THE OTHER FALLOUT
With tourism funds drying up, wildlife conservation, and the people who depend on it, are facing a crisis
The AIF Dilemma
While some fund managers believe the new sebi regulations about investment committees increase accountability, others say the rules will scare away experts
STANDING OUT IN THE CROWD
The culture of giving is picking up in India as crowdfunding platforms flourish and commoners turn philanthropists to help those in need
Tale of Revival
After being on the verge of shutting down in 2017 following a failed merger with Flipkart, Gurugram-headquartered Snapdeal has seen revenue surge and unique customers grow with its focus on value ecommerce
Credit, When It's Due
MoneyTap, a digital consumer lending startup, has grown exponentially by offering flexible credit options over the last five years. Can it maintain its pace?
Locks of Luxury
Why Brooklyn-based Prose is betting millions that Americans will fork over $25 for customised shampoo. Then rinse and repeat
BILLIONAIRES FOR GOOD
Although a handful of Indian billionaire families have stepped up to help mitigate the pandemic’s fallout, India is yet to inculcate a culture of philanthropy
‘Japan's Dynamic Climate Escalates Whisky Maturation'
Shinji Fukuyo, chief blender of Beam Suntory, talks about the natural and traditional elements that lend Japanese whiskies their uniqueness
Is The H-1B Finished?
Immigration experts say the H-1B visa, long ‘misused’ and ‘abused’, has fallen out of favour with both the Republican and Democrat administrations for decades. Even with Joe Biden as Us president, it is unlikely to become easier
The Broking Stars
Powered by Zerodha, brothers Nithin and Nikhil Kamath are the Rich List’s youngest new entrants
Shot At Success
Adar Poonawalla is betting big that his family’s Serum Institute of India will be among the first to produce Covid-19 vaccines
Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma is leading a concerted effort to build on the success of his payments platform and create a large digital financial services growth engine for his venture. But competition is fierce and success is not assured
Online fantasy sports platforms have seen user engagement and revenues grow, especially since the start of the IPL. But as questions are raised over their legality, can they survive in the long run?
Jet's Mysterious Suitor
Not much is known of Murari Lal Jalan, who leads the consortium that has won the bid for Jet Airways. Will he be able to turn around the company in a pandemic-ravaged sector?
How Jay Vijayan—a politician’s son, geology student and former Tesla techie—built Tekion, a billion-dollar company that will make its india foray next year
Pandemic lockdowns have boosted India’s edtech startups, and the wealth of their founders. But can they keep up the momentum once the crisis ebbs?
Relax Weathered The Covid-19 Crisis Better Than Its Peers
Utility footwear giant Relaxo’s sensibly priced, customer-relevant footwear flew off the shelves during the pandemic, helping the company weather the Covid-19 crisis better than its peers
Rupee Rides Out The Covid Storm
The pandemic-induced slowdown is the first time the Indian currency has not depreciated in a crisis
Ambani Cashes In
The market rewarded Reliance Industries for bringing in partners and deleveraging
Safe Mode Off
The rules are yet to be framed, but experts say the Code on social security in its current form creates more challenges than clarity surrounding the employment of gig and unorganised workers
Amid a herd of grow-at-all-cost unicorns, Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz’s second act is a carefully constructed tortoise. As the global workplace has suddenly gone virtual, Asana, the team-management software he has spent 12 years cultivating, is poised to win the race
Beleaguered with financial problems, SpiceJet is looking to leverage existing revenue streams and build them into money-making verticals
The Rise and Rise of Tyler Perry
From “poor as hell” to billionaire: How Tyler Perry built an entertainment empire and changed show business forever
Taxing, Yet Rewarding
How ClearTax is transforming from an income tax filing platform to a full-stack fintech player
‘SUCCESS DOESN'T TEACH YOU MUCH, FAILURE DOES'
Former cricket captain Ravi Shastri on turning entrepreneur at 58 with personal grooming brand 23 Yards, his approach as Team India coach, and learnings from the game and his stellar career
Reed Hastings Rewrites The Hollywood Script
Netflix had already upended Hollywood when the pandemic hit. but by making use of a highly unusual management style, its billionaire founder has positioned his juggernaut to prosper like few companies in the world right now
Coffee, Tea… And More
Known as a beverage maker, the recently rechristened Tata Consumer Products now aims to go the whole hog
Biotech's Barnum And His Covid Cures
Billionaire Patrick SoonShiong’s radical cancer treatments made him one of the wealthiest physicians on earth. Now the master of medical marketing believes his drug therapies could defeat the “crisis of our time”—and there are plenty of reasons to think he’ll deliver more Hippocrates than hype
Drones Waft In A World Of Virtual Deal-Making
Why VC and PE transactions are taking longer to conclude and have got more complicated and intriguing in Covid times