Chandrasekarans in startup world: It’s resolve, not the IIT-IIM tag, that matters

The elevation of Tata lifer N Chandrasekaran as chairman of India’s most revered corporate group—the $103-billion salt-to-software conglomerate Tata Sons—begs the much-debated question: Does one’s college pedigree matter? Corner offices at top business houses, both in India and abroad, are usually occupied by alumni of global business schools and leading engineering colleges. But Chandra, or […]

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Travel search engine ixigo to raise $10 mn

ixigo fundingOnline travel search engine ixigo is in talks to raise $10 million (Rs 68.5 crore) from Sequoia India, a media report said. The Economic Times, which reported the development citing three unnamed sources, didn’t give any details of the funding round. SAIF Partners holds a majority stake in ixigo. MakeMyTrip and Micromax Informatics are the […]

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