The business of e-sports

This article was originally published on SportsKeeda. With the increasing focus on building and popularizing leagues for Football, Kabaddi, Hockey, Badminton and other sports, India is growing as a sporting nation. Viewership and revenue for domestic leagues are growing year over year, with different sports starting to pick up steam with diverse audiences. The performance at the … Continue reading The business of e-sports

Audio – the next channel for content creators

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Over the past decade, one thing that has come up clearly is that people can make money through their passion. This has been proven with thousands of YouTubers, Instagrammers, bloggers, etc. The internet offers more tools than ever before to earn money through your passion, be it photography, writing, editing or merely assisting others with … Continue reading Audio – the next channel for content creators

Cold contacts are the ultimate skill

Over the past couple of months, with my book, The Advisory Board being published, I’ve been heavily invested in ensuring that the book reaches the right people. For books, ‘word-of-mouth’ is the ultimate way to spread a word about the book. But until a book starts to spread itself, it is the author’s and publisher’s responsibility … Continue reading Cold contacts are the ultimate skill

Buses provide an untapped opportunity for startups

Subscribe to my newsletter to get posts about new business opportunities every week. Introduction Public transportation is one of the most essential tenets of sustainable cities. A better transportation system cannot just have positive impact towards a greener planet, but also in productivity and happiness. Even though this is well-known, the fact remains that a … Continue reading Buses provide an untapped opportunity for startups

Sustainable cities

This article explains what a sustainable city is and shares an example of a company working in this space. “I want to move to a city” With an ever-growing urban population, India is seeing a tectonic shift in patterns of residence and livelihood. UN says that by 2050, India will have more urban residents than rural residents. … Continue reading Sustainable cities

5 trends that help us predict India’s next decade

Subscribe to my newsletter to get essays on new business opportunities every Friday. Over the past decade, India has seen an explosion in data usage, with almost 300 million rural internet users coming online. Google is dedicating an entire program, called The Next Billion, to an audience who is coming to the Internet for the … Continue reading 5 trends that help us predict India’s next decade

Effective transit planning requires high density

Subscribe to my newsletter to get essays on new business opportunities every Friday. Spread out cities don’t work well for effective transit planning. High density is a necessity for effective transit planning in a growing city. It is, in fact, one of the biggest reasons why big cities like New York, London, Singapore, and Tokyo … Continue reading Effective transit planning requires high density