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Apr 26 7 tweets 6 min read
Elon Musk's "best and final" offer to purchase @Twitter at $54.20 per share has been accepted by the #Twitter board. In total, he will be paying $44 billion in cash. 💸

@elonmusk #ElonMusk .@jack Dorsey, Co-founder & former CEO of #Twitter, said that he believes Twitter should not be owned by anyone. However, he did believe that Musk was a "singular solution" that he could trust.…
Mar 14 5 tweets 6 min read
.@BYJUS and @unacademy are household names in India, unlike @EruditusExecEd. Ever wondered why?

Simply put, Eruditus is a more global business from India than Byju's and Unacademy. 🌍

A 🧵 on @YourStoryCo's deep-dive on #Eruditus!… The #US, #LatinAmerica & #Europe contributed to 56% of learners' enrolments of #Eruditus in 2021 — up from 37% in 2017.

@ashwin_damera @EruditusExecEd @EMERITUS_INST
Jul 6, 2021 8 tweets 2 min read
• Money raised by Indian startups in the entire 2020: $9.94B 💸

• Money raised by Indian startups in the first 6 months (H1) of 2021: $10.1B 💸💸💸

Here's breaking down the state of Indian startup funding in H1 2021 👇🧵 UNICORN CLUB🦄

A total of 15 startups enter the unicorn club in 2021 H1:

- Digit Insurance
- InnovAccer
- Five Star Business Finance
- Meesho
- Infra.Market
- Pharmeasy
- Groww
- Gupshup
- Mohalla Tech
- Chargebee
- Urban Company
- Moglix
- Zeta
- BrowserStack
Jan 14, 2021 9 tweets 10 min read
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

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

@hoichoitv… Image
Oct 30, 2020 32 tweets 35 min read
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

Oct 29, 2020 4 tweets 2 min read
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
Oct 28, 2020 4 tweets 5 min read
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:…

@nsitharaman @nsitharamanoffc 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.

@FinMinIndia #TechSparks2020 Image
Sep 29, 2020 8 tweets 7 min read
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.
Aug 30, 2020 15 tweets 19 min read
"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.

Follow our thread! 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.

#AppNirbharBharat @mayankbidawatka…
Aug 26, 2020 4 tweets 6 min read
"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
Aug 25, 2020 4 tweets 6 min read
💥 Less than 24 hours to go for ‘Fintech Forum Online’, a two-day invite-only event featuring leading fintech startups, leaders & AWS experts.…

#AWSFintechForum @nmanaktala @puneetck @sanlaxman @awscloud @AWSstartups @rajdeeptarat @mkosut @rohini_gaonkar 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. 🔍


#AWSFintechForum @nmanaktala @puneetck @sanlaxman @awscloud Image
Aug 14, 2020 7 tweets 9 min read
[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.

Who remembers the VSNL dial tone? #15August Image
Aug 7, 2020 4 tweets 8 min read
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

READ:… Image 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.

@Sequoia_India @mobhat @TiEDelhi @singh_sequoia @RajanAnandan @rsprasad #iDay2020 Image
Aug 5, 2020 4 tweets 3 min read
#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 ?

Read more at:… Image