From the Editor's Desk BrightRoll grew from 0 to $640m (sold to Yahoo) in 9 years, returning 60x for investors during that period. Founder Tod Sacerdoti has some non-obvious tips for founders. 1. Overspend on talent. 2. Don't innovate in non-core areas. 3. Focus on edge cases. 4. Be an a##hole. 5. Get a low valuation. 6. Be Tribal. 7. Love being last. Intrigued? Read on
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Job: Lead Software Engineer | JRC Technologies | 2-4 yrs | Mumbai JRC Technologies is the umbrella company for three e-commerce plays – in 3 varying industries: Travel, Fin Tech and Fashion – namely xplorz.com, makemyreturns.com and bookdlook.com. We are looking at developing a revamped platform for each of these companies with a focus on adopting newer technologies and artificial intelligence based on buying patterns that we have acquired over the years. The lead will be in charge of all 3 projects and will have to be an integral part of the conceptualization and thinking process. The lead will also be in charge of the junior developers that the company will hire subsequently. Apply Now
How automation and robots are taking up IT jobs? The Indian information technology sector historically prided itself on being a major direct hirer of engineers besides creating millions of ancillary jobs, but it is evident that this will no longer be the case
PremjiInvest invests in eyewear e-tailer Lenskart Eyewear retailer Lenskart Solutions Pvt. Ltd said on Tuesday it has raised funding from PremjiInvest, the private investment arm of Wipro Ltd chairman Azim Premji. Lenskart CEO and founder Peyush Bansal said PremjiInvest is the only investor in this follow-on round of funding. He didn’t discl
It's tough to divert people from cash to e-wallet: Freecharge Founded in 2010, Freecharge is among a growing coterie of companies fuelling the wave of fintech in India. But, the company has managed to set itself apart from competition with increased focus on not just consumer problems, but merchant issues as well.
New mobile ad format 'Yahoo Tiles' introduced in India : Report Yahoo Tiles has been introduced in India. It is a new mobile ad format that brands can use to reach consumers through engaging, interactive content. Yahoo Tiles helps brands to tell a more creative and compelling story across Android and iOS devices. It is available for advertisers in India through Yahoo Gemini and BrightRoll.