What is the startup ecosystem thinking?

Credit: 123RF.com The Indian startup ecosystem witnessed multiple new developments on the policy front across various sectors, as finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman tabled the Union Budget for FY23-24 on 1 February. Several sectors like agritech, electric mobility and fintech saw announcements that are widely intended to provide a fillip toContinue Reading

How leaders can challenge thinking for innovation

Over the past three years we have seen the strongest bull market in history and more venture capital deployed than in any other period. Fed by a steady diet of cheap capital, businesses happily adopted a “growth at any cost” mentality, ultimately becoming reliant on access to future funding toContinue Reading

19 Mar 2022  |   05:28am IST CSR incubator — thinking beyond 2% Medical schools in the US and Europe have successfully integrated these three disciplines (Medical sciences ,Biological sciences, Engineering & Technology)and created Research ecosystem resulting into tremendous break-throughs but also accelerated in building an emerging business ecosystem whichContinue Reading

Design Thinking, Exponential Thinking and Abundance Mindset

Design Thinking, Exponential Thinking and Abundance Mindset – A Trifecta For Smart City Ecosystems We are currently witnessing what is called by some international experts “The Smart City Revolution”. The Covid-19 induced global crisis has only accentuated preexistent economic and social challenges. These unprecedented times call for innovative solutions and aContinue Reading

HDFC Life’s CHRO On Thinking DEI Beyond Gender Diversity

Q1. Despite so much talk around D&I, don’t you think, companies are still lagging behind? Why? The fundamental cause for this feebleness is the fact that the whole ‘Diversity, Equality & Inclusion’ (DEI) agenda is mostly dialogue and not followed by concrete action that would change the organization’s DNA. InContinue Reading

Blue sky thinking: 5 things to know about air pollution

Around 90 per cent of people go through their daily lives breathing harmful polluted air, which has been described by the United Nations as the most important health issue of our time. To mark the first International Day of Clean Air for blue skies, on 7 September, UN NewsContinue Reading

Thinking of plastic surgery? Zoom in on this first

by St. Edward’s University Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Once considered something to hide, plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures are now a matter-of-fact discussion on reality TV and a proud post on social media. The procedures are also marketed as a way to improve one’s “Zoom face,” the phenomenon in whichContinue Reading