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14 Jan
Can Indian #OTT go beyond Hotstar, Netflix & Amazon Prime Video? Here are the top "pureplay" regional video-streaming platforms gaining popularity across the country.

#onlinevideo #digitalentertainment

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#Hoichoi is one of the first-movers in the regional OTT landscape. It caters to 260 million native Bengali speakers in the world.📺

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The #SunNXT library includes 4,000 movies, 40+ live TV channels, and catch-up content in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam & Kannada.

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30 Oct 20
YourStory is proud to present #Tech30 2020 - a well-curated list of 30 most promising startups from India who are building from India for the world.

#TechSparks2020 @SharmaShradha @ExTechChallenge @springroleinc @LetsTurboStart…
#Tech30: "We want to help these startups achieve their dreams by giving them a platform to tell their stories, meet investors, collaborate with ecosystem experts and enterprises, raise funding, and take their startups to the next level." - @SharmaShradha

#Tech30: @ArintraHealth is a healthcare-focused AI-driven startup, which aims to capture patient history without the need for a doctor & generates clinical insights such as provisional diagnosis, lab recommendations, etc.

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29 Oct 20
In association with @MakersWomenIN , we present a detailed overview of the state of women in tech entrepreneurship in India at @_TechSparks by answering 7 key questions, after analysing data for the period of Jan 2018 to June 2020.

Here's a sneak peak into what you can expect:
Positive signs 👍

- Women #entrepreneurs in tech entering offbeat, male-dominated sectors
Segment which needs improvement & introspection

- Wide investment diversity gap: Tech startups with female founder(s) got less than 6% of the total startup funding (Jan ’18 - June 2020)

- Surge in women tech entrepreneurs but funding remains a challenge
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28 Oct 20
Thanking businesses for their moral courage amidst the pandemic, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman said the government is here to listen so 'ask for what you want'.

More from the @FinMinIndia's keynote address at #TechSparks2020 here:…

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Promulgating PM @narendramodi's 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' message, Smt. @nsitharaman clarified that the intention of the movement was to explore and expand the domestic market such that supply & demand can both find business within the country.

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Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman added that the resilience and moral courage shown by businesses and the people of India (amidst COVID-19) brought tears to her eyes.

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29 Sep 20
The age of techpreneurs! @udaandotcom founders are the biggest wealth gainers on Hurun India Rich List. Mukesh Ambani is India's richest man for the 9th year. BYJU'S, Zerodha, and others too in the list. @HurunReportInd…
.@Sujeet_fk, @amodm, and Vaibhav Gupta have increased their respective net worths by a massive 274 percent to Rs 13,100 crore as the $7.5 billion B2B ecommerce marketplace went from strength to strength.

Here's what @udaandotcom does & a closer look at their business model.
IndiaMart founders Dinesh Agarwal and Brijesh Agarwal were among the top 10 gainers, growing their fortunes by 177 percent and 150 percent, respectively.

@DineshAgarwal @IndiaMART…
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30 Aug 20
"Let's code for an AatmaNirbhar Bharat," PM @narendramodi said & India is heeding the call with Made in India apps.

Releasing soon: YourStory’s #AppNirbharBharat Report - a celebration of Indian app makers & deliberation on India’s app ecosystem.

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Let’s be #VocalforLocal about @kooindiaoo, an app that empowers people to express their thoughts in local Indian languages. It’s also a winner in the AatmanirbharBharat App Innovation Challenge in social category.

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Let’s be #VocalforLocal about Kutuki Kids, an app that makes learning fun for India’s earliest learners through songs and stories. Winner in #AatmanirbharBharat App Innovation Challenge in e-learning category.

#AppNirbharBharat @kutukikids…
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26 Aug 20
"The market size for assistive technologies is growing exponentially," says Manoj Kumar, @SocialAlphaIN while talking about how growing the market for these technologies will ensure substantial #investment and #innovation will follow suit. @Prosus_Ventures @investindia Image
'With @Prosus_Ventures we will produce solutions from India to the world. Without empathy, we can't think of addressing this market and it needs long term planning,' says Manoj Kumar of Social Alpha (@SocialAlphaIN). Image
He goes on to add, "In this space, we need empathetic capital. Capital providers need to think of long time investment and not look at short term returns".

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25 Aug 20
💥 Less than 24 hours to go for ‘Fintech Forum Online’, a two-day invite-only event featuring leading fintech startups, leaders & AWS experts.…

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Get a chance to hear from experienced founders & tech experts on how to navigate through a complex business & tech environment to build, grow & scale a successful fintech startup. 🔍


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Do you want to understand more about the business & technical aspects of building & scaling a fintech startup?

Register Now 👇

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14 Aug 20
[25 YEARS of Indian Internet]: #OnThisDay in 1995, the first public internet line was launched in India. From #VSNL to #Jio: A trip down memory lane of internet connectivity in India.
#IndependenceDay @GoI_MeitY @rsprasad #IndependenceDayIndia 🇮🇳 #15August…
On August 15, 1995, the public internet saw the light of day when the govt-owned Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL) launched the Gateway Internet Access Service. It gave the average Indian their first taste of the World Wide Web.

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The government's broadband policy in 2004 marked the first accelerated growth phase in internet connectivity in the country.

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7 Aug 20
A #crisis is when the best #startups and #founders emerge, says @sequoia's @dougleone, who, personally, is a big buyer during 'dark times', and a seller during good times.

@Sequoia_India @mobhat @TiEDelhi @singh_sequoia @RajanAnandan #iDay2020

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2. Calling India an attractive market for investment, @dougleone lauded the emphasis being placed now on product engineering and R&D, as compared to that on engineering services earlier.

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Doug Leone urges Indian startups to explore opportunities for growth and expansion; says wonderful to see the evolution of entrepreneurship in India. "I'm fascinated by it, and I'm highly optimistic about your country," he adds.

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5 Aug 20
#YSResearch - Reimagining the future of work: how #coronavirus may change the workplace and what startups can do to empower employees.

Have a look at the in-depth analysis on working remotely & rethinking workspaces -…
#YSResearch - No commute time & fewer coffee breaks have actually resulted in increased productivity among employees.

What is a Hybrid workplace ? Is it here to stay ?

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#YSResearch - As boardrooms across the world struggled to function online, video conferencing platforms became one of the biggest gainers of the pandemic.

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