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Is it Better to Invest in Startups Early or Late?

In a recent blog post, venture capitalist Jason Lemkin made an interesting point about the valuation of seed stage companies. He said that the right valuation for a seed round is “one-third or less of what the next round investors will pay … If not, it’s a bad deal. It’s way too much risk versus the next round. Anyone logical would ... Read More »

3 Compelling Reasons Why It’s Not A Good Idea To Quit Your Day Job

If you’re an entrepreneur, you’ve already thought long and hard about it. You know what I’m talking about. You’ve been thinking about the big day. The day when you can finally quit your day job and enter into the world of full-time entrepreneurship. If you are about to quit your day job to work full time on your business, you may want ... Read More »

From ‘Guardians’ To ‘Apes’: Six Summer Movies Set To Make Over $1 Billion

The summer blockbuster season has officially kicked off with the release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2. and it is booming. After one week of non-domestic box office action and it’s first few days in U.S. theaters, the Marvel sequel has already become the sixth biggest film of the year globally with a take of $427.6 million. It’s highly ... Read More »

India owes £5 million to London government but refuses to pay it

For the first time, dues owed by the Indian high commission as part of London’s congestion charge – mandatory for all vehicles moving in a zone marked “C” – have crossed £5 million. It is one of a list of foreign mission defaulters topped by the United States embassy. A spokesman for Transport for London (TfL) – the local government body responsible ... Read More »

Indus OS, Delta ID to Launch Aadhaar-Authenticated Operating System

Multi-lingual domestic operating system brand Indus OS and iris scanning technology provider Delta ID on Monday announced to launch the Aadhaar-authenticated operating system (OS) for the Indian users. The first ever Aadhaar-authenticated OS uses iris-biometric technology for a secure identification and authentication modality. “We look forward to our partnership with Delta ID, the market leaders in iris-based authentication technology, and ... Read More »

Yu Yureka Black Colour Variant to Launch Soon

Micromax subsidiary Yu Televentures has now announced that it is launching the Yureka Black in the country soon. This comes soon after reports of Micromax shutting down Yu Televentures started doing the rounds. Yu has tweeted a teaser image, confirming an imminent launch. Whether this is a brand new smartphone launch, or just a Black colour variant of its 2014 ... Read More »

Cheteshwar Pujara To Play In English County For Nottinghamshire

Cheteshwar Pujara is set to return to county circuit for a short stint with Nottinghamshire as cover for Australian pacer James Pattinson. Pujara will arrive in mid-May and will be available for home and away County Championship fixtures against Gloucestershire, as well as matches against Glamorgan and Derbyshire. “We have looked around the world to find the right player,” said ... Read More »

World Asthma Day: 9 Simple Measures to Manage Asthma & Keep it Under Control

                  Asthma is a chronic ailment in which your body tends to produce more mucus that obstructs the nasal passage and airways and thus, making it difficult to breathe. Although there is no absolute cure for asthma, certain lifestyle changes and habits can help in managing it and keeping it under control. ... Read More »

A salute to Nintendo’s Genyo Takeda, retiring after 45 years of innovation in gaming

Few at Nintendo can say they saw the company’s start as a video game company, and fewer still have had as much influence as Genyo Takeda, co-creator of several of the company’s most memorable (and durable) innovations. He’s retiring today, and I just wanted to mark the occasion. The retirement was quietly announced in rather perfunctory form as part of ... Read More »

Coca-Cola to axe 1,200 jobs as it shifts to new cluster model

Marketing jobs could be at risk as part of Coca-Cola’s plans to axe 1,200 jobs. The cuts are part of wider plans to restructure the business around five “strategic clusters” as it looks to transform into a consumer-centric total beverage company. Speaking on an investor call this afternoon (25 April) following Coca-Cola’s quarterly results announcement, incoming CEO James Quincey said ... Read More »