Simpl partners with Blue Tokai Coffee Roasters to elevate online customer experience through Pay-in-3 and seamless checkout

Posted on August 23, 2022August 23, 2022Categories General   Leave a comment on Simpl partners with Blue Tokai Coffee Roasters to elevate online customer experience through Pay-in-3 and seamless checkout

Simpl and Blue Tokai Coffee Roasters’ alliance to provide customers with a hassle-free deferred payment option.Simpl, India’s favourite checkout partner – said it has tied up with Blue Tokai Coffee Roasters, India’s largest and fastest-growing specialty coffee brand, to offer seamless checkout solutions. With this strategic partnership, both companies take a significant step in empowering consumers across the country with complete payment solutions and enhancing their coffee experience.  Simpl’s Pay-in-3 option with its interest-free payment period is available to Blue Tokai customers … Continue reading “Simpl partners with Blue Tokai Coffee Roasters to elevate online customer experience through Pay-in-3 and seamless checkout”

Mahindra Electric celebrates 50000 electric 3-wheelers milestone

Posted on July 19, 2022July 19, 2022Categories General   Leave a comment on Mahindra Electric celebrates 50000 electric 3-wheelers milestone

India’s No.1 electric 3-wheeler company achieves the milestone with its Treo and e Alfa range. Mahindra Electric Mobility Limited (MEML), the last mile mobility arm of the Mahindra Group, celebrates its 50000 electric 3-wheeler customers milestone this month. Mahindra Electric started its electric 3-wheeler journey with the e Alfa Mini in 2017, and since then has successfully launched the Treo, Treo Yaari, Treo Zor, and e Alfa Cargo. Out of all the electric Mahindra 3-wheelers sold, the Treo range has … Continue reading “Mahindra Electric celebrates 50000 electric 3-wheelers milestone”

Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance launches ABSLI Fixed Maturity Plan

Posted on July 14, 2022July 14, 2022Categories General   Leave a comment on Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance launches ABSLI Fixed Maturity Plan

          ~ A Non- Linked, Non-Participating Individual Savings Life Insurance Plan that gives you FD beating returns~ Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance (ABSLI), the life insurance subsidiary of Aditya Birla Capital Limited (ABCL), announces the launch of a new-age savings solution ABSLI Fixed Maturity Plan (UIN 109N135V01), a non-linked, non-participating endowment product providing fully guaranteed benefits as a lump-sum on maturity. This plan is designed to offer policyholders short & long-term financial security by integrating FD beating returns and protection. ABSLI Fixed … Continue reading “Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance launches ABSLI Fixed Maturity Plan”

Funding for Indian start-ups dips by 40% from Q1 CY22 to USD 6.8 billion in Q2 CY22: PwC India Report

Posted on July 11, 2022July 11, 2022Categories General   Leave a comment on Funding for Indian start-ups dips by 40% from Q1 CY22 to USD 6.8 billion in Q2 CY22: PwC India Report

Funding in early-stage deals in Q2 CY22 continued to be stable at around USD 800 million and is likely to remain stable or even grow in the next few quarters. After three consecutive quarters of raising more than USD 10 billion, the total funding in the Indian start-up ecosystem fell by 40% during Q2 CY22 to reach USD 6.8 billion.  The decline can be attributed to a global slowdown, decrease in tech stock valuations, inflation and geopolitical instability, as per the … Continue reading “Funding for Indian start-ups dips by 40% from Q1 CY22 to USD 6.8 billion in Q2 CY22: PwC India Report”

ZF Supervisory Board appoints Dr. Holger Klein Chairman and CEO of ZF Friedrichshafen AG

Posted on July 9, 2022July 9, 2022Categories General   Leave a comment on ZF Supervisory Board appoints Dr. Holger Klein Chairman and CEO of ZF Friedrichshafen AG

• Industrial engineer (52) succeeds Wolf-Henning Scheider at the beginning of 2023 • Dr. Konstantin Sauer, Chief Financial Officer, and Wilhelm Rehm, Member of the Board of Management – Commercial Vehicle Solutions, to leave ZF by the end of 2022 • Supervisory Board appoints Dr. Peter Laier, a veteran of the commercial vehicle and supplier industry, to ZF’s Board of Management Dr. Holger Klein, Member of the Board of Management responsible for the Asia-Pacific region, Car Chassis Technology Division, Aftermarket … Continue reading “ZF Supervisory Board appoints Dr. Holger Klein Chairman and CEO of ZF Friedrichshafen AG”

NPCI partners with JBIMS to offer a Master’s degree program in Digital Payments to its employees under the “Learn while you Earn” initiative

Posted on July 9, 2022July 9, 2022Categories General   Leave a comment on NPCI partners with JBIMS to offer a Master’s degree program in Digital Payments to its employees under the “Learn while you Earn” initiative

This first-of-its-kind hybrid program for NPCI employees with specialization in “Digital Payments” will serve as an enabling platform for bright and committed minds National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has collaborated with Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) to co-create a Master’s in Management Studies (MMS) program in Digital Payments for its employees. Launched under NPCI’s “Learn while you Earn” higher education program, the first batch commenced today with an inaugural session. The specially curated, one-of-its-kind program will integrate aspects of technology, finance, BFSI, … Continue reading “NPCI partners with JBIMS to offer a Master’s degree program in Digital Payments to its employees under the “Learn while you Earn” initiative”

CARE upgrades Muthoottu Mini Financiers rating to ‘A- Stable’

Posted on July 9, 2022July 9, 2022Categories General   Leave a comment on CARE upgrades Muthoottu Mini Financiers rating to ‘A- Stable’

●             Rating upgraded 3 notches in the last 3 years ●             Registered 25% growth in FY21-22 ●             Profitability increased by 45% ●             NPA reduced to 0.52% ●             Plan to reach 1000 Branches by the end of 2023 ●             Aim to reach an AUM of INR 4,000 crores in this fiscal year Muthoottu Mini Financiers Ltd., one of the leading NBFCs in India, today announced its ratings upgrade to A- (Stable) from BBB+ (Stable) by CARE Ratings. The company has registered … Continue reading “CARE upgrades Muthoottu Mini Financiers rating to ‘A- Stable’”

Netflix India and Film Companion spotlight the next generation of filmmakers with ‘TakeTen’

Posted on July 7, 2022July 7, 2022Categories General   Leave a comment on Netflix India and Film Companion spotlight the next generation of filmmakers with ‘TakeTen’

The creative community, Film Companion and Netflix India have come together to support the next generation of India’s storytellers. The ten finalists of ‘TakeTen,’ underwent an intensive week-long workshop facilitated by over twenty of India’s finest creative leaders covering a wide variety of aspects in the filmmaking process. All 10 finalists will now create fully-funded short films that will be presented on Netflix India’s YouTube channel. The ‘TakeTen’ workshop included sessions on editing, production design, screenplay development, music, cinematography, lighting, and laying the groundwork for … Continue reading “Netflix India and Film Companion spotlight the next generation of filmmakers with ‘TakeTen’”

GenX Ventures launched: India’s first Start-up Studio for Aspiring Entrepreneurs above 40 Years

Posted on July 6, 2022July 6, 2022Categories General   Leave a comment on GenX Ventures launched: India’s first Start-up Studio for Aspiring Entrepreneurs above 40 Years

~ To build 50 start-ups in the next three years; with cumulative revenues of over Rs. 500 Crore ~ India’s first start-up studio catering exclusively to aspiring entrepreneurs over 40 years, called GenXVentures, has been launched in Mumbai today. Start-up studios are entities that create start-up ventures at scale. Unlike incubators or accelerators, Start-up studios co-found ventures and build them from ground up. Their goal is to develop start-ups within their studio and spin-out these ventures when they’re ready. Some of … Continue reading “GenX Ventures launched: India’s first Start-up Studio for Aspiring Entrepreneurs above 40 Years”

Devesh Sachdev and Vivek Tiwari get re-elected as Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson at MFIN’s 13th AGM

Posted on July 6, 2022July 6, 2022Categories General   Leave a comment on Devesh Sachdev and Vivek Tiwari get re-elected as Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson at MFIN’s 13th AGM

Association Body announces appointments of new Members to its Governing Body Microfinance Institutions Network (MFIN), the premier industry association and RBI recognised Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) for the microfinance industry today announced the re-election of Mr Devesh Sachdev, Founder and CEO, Fusion Micro Finance, as the Chairperson and Mr Vivek Tiwari, MD & CEO of Satya Microcredit Ltd as its Vice Chairperson at its 13th AGM on the 4th of July, 2022. In addition, MFIN also announced the induction of Mr Abhisheka Kumar, MD … Continue reading “Devesh Sachdev and Vivek Tiwari get re-elected as Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson at MFIN’s 13th AGM”

Compliance Mandates in IT Rules, 2021

Posted on July 5, 2022July 5, 2022Categories General   Leave a comment on Compliance Mandates in IT Rules, 2021

Will Negatively Impact Ease-of-Doing-Business, Finds Report More than 85% percent of intermediaries, surveyed during a recent study, feel that compliance mandates envisaged in Part II of the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines & Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021, introduced by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) in February last year, would lead to overwhelming economic repercussions and negatively impact their ease-of-doing-business. This is one of the key findings of a report titled IT Rules, 2021: A Regulatory Impact Assessment Study, prepared … Continue reading “Compliance Mandates in IT Rules, 2021”

eClerx Partners with IHFC (IIT Delhi Innovation Hub) to Collaborate in AI/ML, RPA, and Mobility Solutions

Posted on July 5, 2022July 5, 2022Categories General   Leave a comment on eClerx Partners with IHFC (IIT Delhi Innovation Hub) to Collaborate in AI/ML, RPA, and Mobility Solutions

eClerx, a global leader in business process management, automation, and analytics services and IHFC, the Technology Innovation Hub of the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, announced the formation of a strategic partnership. The alliance will drive joint investments to co-create innovative solutions in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Intelligent Automation (IA), and Mobility Solutions. The joint efforts will focus on building solutions in image recognition, speech recognition, natural language processing, text mining, and intelligent automation. eClerx’s existing product stack … Continue reading “eClerx Partners with IHFC (IIT Delhi Innovation Hub) to Collaborate in AI/ML, RPA, and Mobility Solutions”

Vedanta unveils its seventh ‘Tax Transparency Report’ at ASSOCHAM’s National Conclave on GST

Posted on July 4, 2022July 4, 2022Categories General   Leave a comment on Vedanta unveils its seventh ‘Tax Transparency Report’ at ASSOCHAM’s National Conclave on GST

·         Vedanta Limited contributed highest ever, Rs 54,165 crore to the exchequer in FY22 ·         Among highest taxpayers in India, Vedanta generated Direct Economic Value of Rs 141,377 crore; paid 41% of its consolidated revenue in taxes Continuing with its commitment towards highest standards of corporate governance, Vedanta Limited today unveiled its seventh ‘Tax Transparency Report’ for the fiscal year 2021-2022. This report, which was made public at ASSOCHAM’s National Conclave on GST, is a testimony to the conglomerate’s endeavour towards absolute … Continue reading “Vedanta unveils its seventh ‘Tax Transparency Report’ at ASSOCHAM’s National Conclave on GST”

How Are Businesses Capitalising On The New Event Formats In 2022?

Posted on July 1, 2022July 1, 2022Categories General   Leave a comment on How Are Businesses Capitalising On The New Event Formats In 2022?

Like no man is an island, companies cannot afford zero interaction with their stakeholders in today’s business environment. Right from exhibitions, trade fairs, and Annual General Meetings to internal events, organizations have always known the importance of hosting such gatherings. They are a great opportunity to communicate and build strong relations with all parties affecting the day-to-day operations of an enterprise, such as buyers, creditors, board members, employees, and vendors, among others. Having established the cruciality of events for businesses … Continue reading “How Are Businesses Capitalising On The New Event Formats In 2022?”

Hurun Research Institute today released the ASK Private Wealth Hurun India Future Unicorn Index 2022

Posted on June 29, 2022June 29, 2022Categories General   Leave a comment on Hurun Research Institute today released the ASK Private Wealth Hurun India Future Unicorn Index 2022

Key Highlights In search of India’s Gazelles and Cheetahs India will have 122 new Unicorns in the next 2 to 4 years India is currently home to 84 Unicorns, 51 Gazelles and 71 Cheetahs, as against 51 Unicorns, 32 Gazelles and 54 Cheetahs in the 2021 index. India’s future Unicorns are currently worth US$ 49bn, with an increase of 36% as compared to last year. 17 Gazelles and 7 Cheetahs, from last year’s index, hit Unicorn valuation this year. Double … Continue reading “Hurun Research Institute today released the ASK Private Wealth Hurun India Future Unicorn Index 2022”

Aster DM Healthcare, Intel Corporation and CARPL announce successful demonstration of India’s first-of-its-kind Secure Federated Learning-based health data platform

Posted on June 29, 2022June 29, 2022Categories General   Leave a comment on Aster DM Healthcare, Intel Corporation and CARPL announce successful demonstration of India’s first-of-its-kind Secure Federated Learning-based health data platform

·         Federated Learning-based platform securely and rapidly enables access to anonymized and structured health data for research and collaboration. ·         This will enable a collaborative engagement across healthcare ecosystem to create innovative AI solutions. Aster Innovation and Research Centre, the innovation hub of Aster DM Healthcare, has joined with Intel Corporation, and CARPL to announce a state-of-the-art ‘Secure Federated Learning Platform.’ This collaboration will enable the development of AI-enabled health tech solutions where data can securely reside where it is generated. The … Continue reading “Aster DM Healthcare, Intel Corporation and CARPL announce successful demonstration of India’s first-of-its-kind Secure Federated Learning-based health data platform”

Next Education collaborates as an Academic Partner with Jain Global School, Rudrapur, Uttarakhand to strengthen the digital learning initiatives

Posted on June 29, 2022June 29, 2022Categories General   Leave a comment on Next Education collaborates as an Academic Partner with Jain Global School, Rudrapur, Uttarakhand to strengthen the digital learning initiatives

The EdTech platform provides services in School Infrastructure and Project Guiding, School Management Consultancy, Staffing and Training, Complete School Operational Support, and Parent Orientation and Feedback Programme Furthering its vision to transform the education sector, Next Education, a fastest-growing, technology-driven company revolutionizing the K-12 education sector in India has signed an MoU with an experiential-based learning school, Jain Global School, Rudrapur, Uttarakhand. Committed to bringing a change in the academic sector, this collaboration will aim to democratize access to education and … Continue reading “Next Education collaborates as an Academic Partner with Jain Global School, Rudrapur, Uttarakhand to strengthen the digital learning initiatives”

NeoGrowth launches Accelerator business loan; fast-tracks loans up to INR 20 Lakhs

Posted on June 27, 2022June 27, 2022Categories General   Leave a comment on NeoGrowth launches Accelerator business loan; fast-tracks loans up to INR 20 Lakhs

Integrates Account Aggregator-based Digital lending across its portfolio NeoGrowth, the MSME-focused FinTech lender leveraging the digital payments ecosystem, has announced the launch of its new business loan offering, NeoGrowth Accelerator, on the occasion of World MSME Day. The company recently kickstarted its MSME festival and will be undertaking multiple activities to celebrate the spirit of India’s small business owners. The company is now live on the Account Aggregator framework to further strengthen digital lending for MSME borrowers. NeoGrowth Accelerator is a … Continue reading “NeoGrowth launches Accelerator business loan; fast-tracks loans up to INR 20 Lakhs”

L&T Wins (Large*) Contracts for its Hydrocarbon Business

Posted on June 23, 2022June 23, 2022Categories General   Leave a comment on L&T Wins (Large*) Contracts for its Hydrocarbon Business

The Hydrocarbon division of L&T Energy has secured three offshore packages from a prestigious overseas client. The scope of work comprises Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Installation for various new offshore jacket structures. L&T Energy Hydrocarbon (LTEH) has executed orders for this client in the past and repeat business is a testimony to L&T’s “Execution Par Excellence” philosophy. LTEH is executing several domestic and international offshore projects and is committed to building its regional presence in geographies that it operates by … Continue reading “L&T Wins (Large*) Contracts for its Hydrocarbon Business”

The Centre’s importance in defining the regulatory framework for Online Gaming

Posted on June 22, 2022June 22, 2022Categories General   Leave a comment on The Centre’s importance in defining the regulatory framework for Online Gaming

Online gaming has at times been confused with online betting and gambling. Nothing could be further from the truth. Activities which are as different as apples and oranges have been clearly recognized by the judiciary to be distinct from each other. The Supreme Court of India has iterated that offering a game of skill is a protected activity, under Article 19 (1) (g) of the Indian Constitution. States have erroneously legislated on such activities. Their interpretation has been on the … Continue reading “The Centre’s importance in defining the regulatory framework for Online Gaming”