I have always shopped locally for things I need… a charger, my groceries, medicines, shoes… but that’s been slipping. Yes I am part of the 45% growth that India is seeing for online retail. The 70 million-odd Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) that sell products and services across the country…


By Team Ankur

As a fund investing in transformative tech that marries profit with planet good, we are excited by the future of aquaculture.

Man has been farming aquatic organisms for thousands of years. Romans farmed oysters around 500 BCE, the Chinese practised freshwater aquaculture some 1000 years earlier, mussel…


By Team Ankur

The Office ran for 9 seasons and showcased many nuanced and maybe exaggerated scenes that happen in workplaces around the world all the time. It left us with many sweet, sweet nuggets of wisdom, and these takeaways are specifically for founders building world-class companies.

On communication —…


According to a November 2020 report of the Indian Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF), nearly a third of India’s GDP is contributed by 63 million micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) engaged in manufacturing or services. Unfortunately, only 1/6th of these of these MSMEs are able to access credit from formal…


By Team Ankur

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The need for optimising logistics in India has existed for a long time. Inefficiencies abound in all forms and factors — vehicles not being utilised to their full capacity, lack of reliable live traffic data, addresses as vague as “Behind Cantt Gurudwara” and roads being dug up…


By Team Ankur

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Growth rates define success for technology startups. They are designed to grow fast since they fill an existing need and their customers are ready for them. One can choose from a variety of channels, tactics and methodologies to scale good and fast in today’s hyper connected world…


By Team Ankur

Being a founder and taking on the lofty challenge of changing our world requires one to awaken the Jedi within. Here are a few thoughts to help you realise your tremendous potential, from our friends in a galaxy far, far away…

1. “You know, that little droid…


The Indian payments market has historically been dominated by cash. According to an RBI publication, about 72% of financial transactions in India take place in cash (2018–19). …


Covid-19 impacted lives and livelihoods globally in a horrible way. It brought to the forefront the fragility of life and inevitability of tragedy to strike when least prepared. But there were some more ready to take it on than others. Info Edge, the company that owns a host of digital…


What does neuroscience have to do with your elevator pitch? It has as much to do with it as with the impulse purchase you make at the superstore checkout counter. And also as much to do with it as the bike or piece of jewelery your heart is set on…

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