Take MoEngage, for example- a mobile marketing platform which gives tech companies analytics on how they can do better and what is giving them traction. MoEnagge’s CFO Narasimha Reddy worked with founder Raviteja Dodda, even before the pandemic hit India, to figure out which sectors will be affected the worst, which countries will recover at what rate, and formulate a strategy. Some of these questions have no right answers, nevertheless, asking them at that point helped figure out a quick company-wide response. … [Read more...] about For startups, the CFO role comes of age
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I would say that productivity has improved, owing to much more effective use of time and technology. No doubt working from home requires a lot of discipline and grit. However, people have learnt to be efficient and technology savvy. For me, there have been fewer distractions at home and I do now have access to additional time to work, time that was earlier spent travelling to work or other meetings. Of course, it has made us adapt to a certain different routine of working from home, but in a thoroughly positive and productive manner. The one drawback though is not meeting people. Social interaction is good for all of us. Issues arising out of lack of social interaction have to be dealt with and we at the firm have taken several steps in that direction. … [Read more...] about Virtual Leaders | COVID-19 lockdown underscores role of technology as game changer, says SAM & Co Managing Partner Pallavi Shroff
To woo Indian-American votes for Harris, the council was launched a week ago. The council, which comes under the organisation, South Asians for Biden, is headed by Joshipura and will campaign for Biden-Harris across the country, targeting Indian-Americans of different faiths.Joshipura, Executive Director of Indiaspora, a not-for-profit organisation, is engaged in public policy, and global government relations since 2008. According to reports, he has managed a US Senate election campaign, worked as a staff member on Capitol Hill, advising Congressmen and Senators on economics and international affairs. … [Read more...] about Meet the 7 Indians playing a key role in the 2020 US Presidential campaign
Meanwhile, the Railways said work on the Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) is gathering speed. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal held a review meeting with chief secretaries of state government to expedite the progress and resolve critical issues related to the project. … [Read more...] about Freight loading: Indian Railways registers over 10% jump, earns Rs 129.7 crore more
Post Deepak Kochhar’s arrest, will Chanda Kochhar be the next in line? The ICICI-Videocon case is unlikely to end with Deepak Kochhar’s arrest. Names of Chanda Kochhar who played a key role in sanctioning loan to the Videocon Group, and the board members who gave a hurried clean chit to her without a probe and are mentioned in CBI FIR, could come up next. … [Read more...] about ICICI-Videocon case: Deepak Kochhar arrested. Is Chanda Kochhar next?