Jan 31, 2020 - WhatsApp Pay to soon be a global thing, thanks to India: Zuckerberg

TradeBriefs Newsletter
View online   Advertise
              from India Digital

TradeBriefs Editorial

From the Editor's Desk

The Case for Businesses That Don't Scale

The real unicorns are those that stand the test of timeWith a volatile economy, uncertain trade agreements and an anxious public we need businesses that that don't necessarily scale nationally or internationally but offer local communities something of their own, that offer employment to the local communities and that have the potential to stand the test of time. It could be the trusted local co-working space in an old factory, that has been revived and doubles as a maker space with a cafe supporting local bakeries and a concept store supporting creations of the city and its broader metropolitan area.

In 1965, the average tenure of companies on the S&P top 500 was 33 years, by 1990 it was 20 years and now it is 14 years. It is expected that 50% of the top 500 companies will be replaced in the next 10 years.

In rapidly changing times with exponential technology, the real 'unicorns' are going to be companies whose value proposition remains relevant in 2100.

Continued here

Read TradeBriefs every day, for the top insight!

Advertisers of the day
Veris: The new one-stop office management tool is here!

IIM Calcutta: IIM Calcutta | Senior Management Programme in Business Analytics | Accepting Applications

Our advertisers help fund the daily operations of TradeBriefs. We request you to accept our promotional emails.

India's digital strike on China: After Chinese apps' ban, govt trains guns on fintech firms

The Centre is going to check several fintech firms for data and privacy violations and may add many app-based lenders to a list of barred entities being collated by it

Today's TradeBriefs Cartoon

Payments giant Paytm says Google's Android monopoly is of grave concern to Indian start-ups

Last Friday, Paytm's app was temporarily removed from the Google Play Store for not complying with the tech giant's gambling policies in India.

India’s National Security Adviser Warns that Fraudulent Activities have Increased as More Consumers are Conducting Online Payments

India’s National Security Adviser warns that fraudulent activities have increased as more consumers are conducting online payments.

Govt needs to cap MDR on debit card at 0.6% to promote digital transaction: Study

The govt needs to cap the merchant discount rate on all types of debit and pre-paid cards at a lower rate of 0.6% of the transaction value with a view to end distortions in the card payment ecosystem and promote digital transactions, says IIT-Bombay study

Privacy concerns as India pushes digital health plan, ID: Reuters

By Rina Chandran India’s government is using the coronavirus pandemic to push its plan to digitise the health records and data of its 1.3 billion people, despite concerns about privacy and increased surveillance, technology and...

Japanese SoftBank contributing to India's digital future: Manoj Kohli

'The software development is the strength of India and you will see in the digital era, the software will become more and more important than hardware..

Vernacular is key to growth in digital, claims Rohit Chadda

In today's progressive internet era, Zee Digital has shown incredible growth every year when it comes to top Indian media publishers.

An SMB today could be a unicorn tomorrow: Salesforce's Arundhati Bhattacharya

According to Zinnov research, in 2019, SMBs offered a massive $30-billion digital opportunity, only 53% of which was tapped by players in the ecosystem. This opportunity is set to grow even further

Freecharge launches several new features to woo India's small and medium businesses

Digital payments platform Freecharge on Tuesday launched several features like Paisa Plus, Payment Links, Dynamic QR, Digital Khata and On-demand Settlement

India says no to free flow of digital data at G20 meeting

Goyal says India is of the view that the concept of DFFT is neither well-understood nor is comprehensive enough in the legislation of many countries.He adds India, like many other developing countries, is still in the phase of preparing a framework for its data protection and e-commerce laws

'Digital technology today is more important than ever': Satya Nadella

As the pandemic has transformed the culture of work, Microsoft has taken this opportunity to build the future of productivity keeping collaboration, learning, and well-being in mind, Nadella said.Nadella also made some key announcements for the IT and developer community

TradeBriefs Publications are read by over 10,00,000 Industry Executives
About Us  |  Advertise Privacy Policy    

You are receiving this mail because of your subscription with TradeBriefs.
Our mailing address is GF 25/39, West Patel Nagar, New Delhi 110008, India