India has gone nuts over California almonds

In 2012, a spate of advertisements, Indians in scope and American at heart, made the rounds on TV. These 30-second-to-one-minute spots starred kids acing quiz, swimming, athletics, football, and badminton competitions, a bride bidding a tearful goodbye to her mother, and a man sitting in a bright, spacious cabin, indicating professional achievement. This 2012 campaign … Read moreIndia has gone nuts over California almonds

Five Steps to be taken into consideration

The seeming truism, however, needs to account for two fundamental differences. First, food-tech platforms across the world are essentially technology companies that use logistics services to offer food delivery from (aggregated) restaurants on-demand. Cloud kitchens, on the other hand, are an all-out operations-heavy food enterprise. The food is prepared the old fashioned way—a cooking stove, … Read moreFive Steps to be taken into consideration

The Mexican standoff holding up India’s EV localisation ambitions

On 15 May, a sea of black suits parted to let Tarun Mehta reach the stage. Mehta, the wunderkind of electric mobility, is the co-founder of Ather Energy, a manufacturer of high-end electric scooters. He’s dressed in blue jeans, a burst of color among the monochrome suits. Sitting squarely in the middle, Mehta’s found his … Read moreThe Mexican standoff holding up India’s EV localisation ambitions

School of hard knocks sometimes necessary

Learning is alchemic. It’s almost impossible to bottle into one composite paid-for product. That’s why, says Vamsi Krishna, co-founder at Vedantu, even though doubts are atomic to learning, they differ in shape, size, urgency, and hence treatment. Explaining the concepts in an easy way “If a doubt needs an explanation, video is the best form. … Read moreSchool of hard knocks sometimes necessary