WalmartLabs makes first Indian acquihire, brings on-board team from Appsfly

On the heels of Walmart's $16-billion investment in Flipkart, WalmartLabs, the technology arm of the US retail giant, has made its first ever Indian acquisition. The company has brought on-board the entire team of engineers from Bengaluru-based Appsfly, which built a system for micro apps to get hosted and streamed on any platform. The six-member … Continue reading WalmartLabs makes first Indian acquihire, brings on-board team from Appsfly

Careem buys Indian bus app Commut, merges assets with rival Shuttl

Careem acquired the three-year-old Hyderabad-based firm and plans to roll out its bus services across 100 cities, it said in an emailed statement, without providing the deal value. Careem will take on Commut’s talent and technology, while Commut’s customers and drivers will become part of local shuttle service provider Shuttl. The acqui-hire of Commut will help United … Continue reading Careem buys Indian bus app Commut, merges assets with rival Shuttl

Difference Between Start-up & Business: All you Need to Know

We tend to typecast people, might be because it makes it easier for us to identify with them and develop our likes/dislikes towards them (a pitfall, but that is not the focus of this article). So here is my contribution towards group-think – a start-up enthusiast is usually an unkempt (!), unsure & nerdy person, … Continue reading Difference Between Start-up & Business: All you Need to Know