Indian internet businesses fired around 10,000 employees in a year

For-India-Internet-Story_ThinkstockPhotos-523833612Since August 2015, when the first signs of a funding slowdown emerged in the Indian startup ecosystem, around 10,000 people, who have been part of domestic internet firms, have lost jobs, according to a Techcirlce analysis. While vulnerability of jobs at startups is not unusual, Indian internet businesses witnessed an unprecedented level of firings along […]

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Should the government heed to Flipkart, Ola’s call for protection?

flip-olaA nationalistic fervour swells up in the Indian startup landscape with two of the largest homegrown consumer internet companies seeking protectionist policies amid heightened competition from their global rivals. Co-founders of Flipkart and Ola have demanded a level-playing field for domestic companies and even suggested blockades against foreign firms. Speaking at an event on Wednesday […]

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