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ET Awards 2019: Not drawing up contingency plan, says HUL's Sanjiv Mehta
“We are not creating a strategy for recession now. As a business, we are ready for the demand to pick up and it is not that we are putting the shutters down,” said HUL chairman. “The slowdown has to first slow. Then you have to stop slowing down. And then you have to reverse. So, at this stage, it is difficult to predict whether we have reached the bottom or not.”
ET Awards: Economic Times report on Mobile Tech wins prize
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Startup India Vision 2024: DPIIT for cutting compliance time to just 1 hour per month for startups
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For startups, cash is king (again)
Tech startups, which have enjoyed years of easy money and fast growth, are preparing for a potential downturn by doing something that was unpopular in boom times: hoarding cash.
Young innovators win accolades at Spirit of Manufacturing Awards 2019
The winners were awarded across 5 categories based on the innovative skills and the tangible impact showcased. The categories included Social Impact, Young Entrepreneur, IT Adoption & Innovation, Woman Entrepreneur of the Year and Special Jury Award.
ET Awards 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman and Piyush Goyal to address powerpacked industry audience
From revival measures to RCEP, from tax changes to trading rules for eCommerce, Sitharaman & Goyal are two ministers in the Modi cabinet whose decisions have made headlines and impacted bottom lines. In less than a fortnight, business leaders will get the opportunity to listen to these two policymakers, who directly influence the country's policy changes.
Amit Shah to give keynote address at ET Awards 2019
Shah continues to be BJP’s chief electoral strategist despite his heavy ministerial remit. And, refreshingly for audiences who often hear circumlocutory politicians, he is famous for plain speaking. Therefore, his keynote speech at a time the economy and the govt’s policy response are on everyone’s mind, cannot be anything other than highly anticipated.
View: India needs new green industries to ensure economic growth
Green industries are classic ‘impact investments’ — investments that offer both investment and social returns.
B2B unicorns need 50% less funds than B2C
India's unicorn club has increased from just about nine companies at the start of 2018 to close to 30 now, collectively valued at about $100 billion, according to an Iron Pillar report.
TiE Global Summit 4.0 to emphasise on global outreach for startups
TiE has been a leading organisation in fostering the entrepreneurial ecosystem around the world. In a span of nearly two decades, TiE has created a massive network of startups, investors, mentors, academia and brought together all stakeholders to bolster global entrepreneurship.
‘IT services & tech startups help put India on the AI path’
For artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms to run on big data, Indian companies require technology that will digitise and store data. Industry is now increasingly adopting this infrastructure. Since legacy systems are slow to change, they are the laggards.
Built for Mars, this NASA-award-winning house can teach us how to live on Earth
The project, called TERA, is one of the latest experiments in 3D-printed houses. Innovators in this arena are seeking to reduce the expense, environmental impact and hazards of construction methods that have remained fundamentally unchanged for more than 1,000 years.
Milk delivery startups limit products to conserve cash, make supply chain efficient
Gurugram-based Milkbasket said it was scaling down operations in select localities in Bengaluru and Delhi NCR — its two largest markets. DailyNinja, which counts Matrix Partners and Sequoia Capital as investors and has raised about $10 million, is looking for a buyer
Innovation key to unlocking $5-trillion economy
Breakthrough ideas are an essential driver of progress that benefits all. It is with this in mind that The Economic Times Innovation Awards presented by SAP and Bain & Co has been designed to identify and reward out-of-the-box thinking and ideas
The Economic Times India dialogues: Gig economy not best model for job creation
India is still struggling with realising the full potential of its demographic dividend. Though, the gig economy employs millions of people, these are the first kind of jobs that are far more likely to be eliminated or automated.
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