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New app enables parents to speak with nurses, lactation consultants or other baby care experts 24/7 via video, voice and text San Francisco: Women make up at least 40% of the workforce in more than 80 countries and nearly half are of childbearing age. As a result, multi-national employers are searching for high quality, cost effective ways to attract, support and retain talented young women and men, planning to grow their families. Momseze, a mobile app based in San Francisco, […]

Our Chairman Madhavan Padmakumar and myself will be presenting at the FOMAA Professional Summit to be held at University of Texas Dallas on April 7th 2018. The theme is entrepreneurship and innovation. We will be addressing a group of students, professionals, investors and employers. Students get to do speed job dating with potential employers. Aspiring entrepreneurs get to pitch to potential investors. Dr Ranjit Nair is offering an unique leadership healthcheck.

I am honored and excited to be speaking at South India’s most high-profile IT event #Future on March 22 and 23 at Hotel Le Meridien in Kochi. This one of a kind event is the brainchild of S. D. Shibulal, Kris Gopalakrishnan, V. K. Mathew and the Kerala Government leadership. Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, Raghuram Rajan, former RBI governor, Nandan Nilekani, non-executive chairman of Infosys, Gita Gopinath, Professor at Harvard University, Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder of Paytm, Byju Raveendran, […]

Yesterday, the value of real estate was all in the location. Tomorrow, it will be information, and how real estate brokers and agents can tap into that information to build relationships with customers, increase sales, and strengthen tenant engagements The Internet of Things (IoT) is already having a significant impact on the real estate industry. Conceptually, the IoT implies physical objects being able to utilize the Internet backbone to communicate data about their condition, position, or other attributes. Adapting this […]

The automotive landscape for car dealerships have seen significant changes over the past few years.  Although 2016 was a reasonable year for sales, analysts suggest that dealerships will see a major dip, and will be forced into closure by 2025. Recent surveys show that 50% of the respondents dislike the face to face sales process at dealerships, which requires too much negotiation and lacks transparency.  This distaste is leading an increasing number of customers to opt for purchasing online, where […]

There’s an app for everything these days and people are always talking about building the next “Uber for X”. But why is this so important? Here is the breakdown on everything you need to know about the on-demand economy, and how you should approach it: On-demand services are basically just a subset or a derivative of traditional B2C and B2B services. Uber’s success in creating a market for technology–enabled, on-demand transportation has encouraged entrepreneurs to look to other, often basic, and routine […]