“During company calls, women talk about work but also about how things are going at home. It’s quite difficult for women during these times. There’s a lot of pressure on them and it can obviously affect their mental health,” says Vaishali Sinha, chief sustainability officer, ReNew Power, India. … [Read more...] about Women-led SMEs suffer disproportionate pandemic losses, finds UN study
The drop in market share, the most among all domestic airlines, showed that GoAir has been particularly hit bad by the disruption caused by COVID-19. Though the government had increased the capacity cap to 45 percent, airlines continue to struggle to fill seats. … [Read more...] about GoAir gets new CEO; Kaushik Khona to replace Vinay Dube
2) Data security and protectionYour company’s data represents your intellectual capital, which is put at risk if remote workers use unsecured networks. Hence, it is best to avoid public Wi-Fi and safer to use personal hotspots or your phone instead. Sometimes, people even use an insecure password across various platforms on their devices; leaving them vulnerable to unauthorised access by hackers. It bodes well to use a strong password to prevent being locked out of the system, and update it every other month. … [Read more...] about Navigating cyber security and remote working amid COVID-19
Gaming isn’t an entirely new theme for Indian VCs. Top funds such as Sequoia, Lightspeed, Accel, Matrix and Kalaari are all betting on this sector in some way or another. For some, it is also via gamification - making activities like online shopping or payments like a game. Fantasy gaming firm Dream11 is India’s only unicorn in the space -- valued at over a billion dollars. … [Read more...] about This VC fund wants to focus on gaming space exclusively. Will it work?