Corporate WebsiteSEPTEMBER 2015Volume I | Issue 7
NEWS HIGHLIGHTS
August 17, 2015
SoftBank backed Housing.com acquires HomeBuy360 for USD 2 million
August 25, 2015
Coursera Inc raises funds from New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Times Internet (TIL)
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TRIVIA TRACK

It is estimated that only 8% of the world’s currency exists as physical cash. The rest exists in electronic bank accounts.

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MESSAGE FROM THE MANAGING DIRECTOR
The hotel industry in India is on the cusp of change. At this juncture, hotel industry players can either embrace disruption by innovating themselves or test their luck in floating atop this wave of change.
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PINC INSIGHTS
Indian Hotel Industry: Gearing Up for a New Wave of Growth

The Indian hotel industry has had a remarkable history of development. It has witnessed the iconic hotels of the British era, the dichotomy of the Independent era with luxury hotels on one end & nondescript unclassified hotels on the other and the growing mid-market and budget hotels in the early 2000s. In the last few years, the industry has seen the rapid emergence of unconventional and innovative hotel concepts which are driving its growth.

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TREND WATCH
Big Data: The Big Bang of the 21st Century

Our world, as we know it today, is marked by superabundance of digital information. This is leading to a heightened global tendency towards data dominance. This data has helped us make better sense of our reality – enhancing lifestyles, profiting businesses, preventing diseases and ensuring better safety for people.

With rapid scientific headways, the same data can unlock greater economic value and empower consumers, citizens and patients in hitherto unimaginable ways...

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Point of View
Food-tech start-ups: Firing up India’s hunger

Imagine being asked to write a blog-post on “We are delivering puppies (for a short play session) and ice-cream. What else can we deliver?” in a job interview at a taxisharing company. Well, this is exactly what candidates are being asked to do by San Francisco-based Uber as it hires in India. Strange as it may sound, the request is only an indication of the number of companies...

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FROM THE LAWMAKERS
Enabling Empowerment: Consumer Protection Act 2015

In 1890 during a speech in South Africa, Mahatma Gandhi said: “A customer is the most important visitor on our premises. He is not dependent on us. We are dependent on him. He is not an interruption of our work.

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NEWS HIGHLIGHTS
August 17, 2015
SoftBank backed Housing.com acquires HomeBuy360 for USD 2 million
August 25, 2015
Coursera Inc raises funds from New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Times Internet (TIL)
Read more>>
TRIVIA TRACK


It is estimated that only 8% of the world’s currency exists as physical cash. The rest exists in electronic bank accounts.

Read more>>