Category: Business

4 Success Lessons From the Entrepreneur Who Quietly Grew Pinterest Into a $12 Billion Company-Entrepreneurship

At the point when Ben Silbermann, CEO and maker of Pinterest talks at an occasion, the group of audiences holds tight his each word. Mild-mannered and withdrawn, Silbermann propelled the visual thought sharing administration in 2010. From that point forward it has detonated. It’s presently evaluated to be worth more than $12 billion and has […]

Spotify, Airbnb and Dropbox among 2018’s expected IPOs-Business Updates and News

Companies flocked to the stock markets last year in their highest numbers since the financial crisis, with the parent of US mobile messaging app Snap and AIB among the biggest flotations as 1,700 deals raised almost $200 billion globally. The number of initial public offerings (IPO) marked a 44 per cent increase over 2016, according to Dealogic […]

Amazon captured 44% of U.S. online sales last year-Business News and Updates

Instagram’s currently the fastest growing social network, having gone from 600 million to 800 million active users in the past 12 months – and that’s before you consider the rising use of Instagram Stories (now up to 300 million daily active users). But with increased attention comes equivalent interest from brands, which means that while there are now more people […]

The future of app marketing: shifting from a B2C to B2B2C model-Business News and Digital Marketing Trends

Mobile app developers are facing a tough challenge. As comScore pointed out, consumers spend about half of their time with digital media using smartphone apps, but they’re far less likely than they once were to download new ones. In fact, half of all U.S. smartphone users download zero apps per month. That’s just bad news for […]

China’s Tech Firms Spur Cashless Society-Business News and Updates

Chinese tech giants Alibaba and Tencent are driving the adoption of mobile payments in the country, pushing aside banks for a growing role in everyday commerce, per The Wall Street Journal. China’s total mobile payments more than quadrupled to $9 trillion in 2016 from the prior year, iResearch Consulting Group estimated. That dwarfs the 40% growth […]

Demolitions, Dent in Sentiment to Cut December 31st revenues by 25%

The ongoing demolition drive and “negative sentiment” following the Kamala Mills fire tragedy will shave off the business of city restaurants and pubs by 25 per cent during the New Year celebrations, said an industry source. Fourteen persons died in a fire at a roof-top pub in Kamala Mills compound in Central Mumbai yesterday. “The […]

Stripe wants to modernize commerce for the internet age

Back in 2010, Patrick and John Collison cofounded Stripe, which quickly gained a following thanks to how easily it let developers integrate a payment system with a few lines of code, something that financial tech giants like PayPal lacked at the time. More than seven years later, the Y Combinator alumnus has matured; its mission of helping developers […]

Insurance Cos to Focus on IPOs, Consolidation in 2018

More insurance companies are expected to hit the capital markets next year after successful IPOs of five insurers, including two state-owned companies, which collectively raked in about Rs 45,000 crore. Besides the spate of IPOs, 2018 will also witness some consolidation in the insurance space although the merger of Max Life and Max Financial Services […]