Ankur Singh Gaur

690 Flips | 5 Magazines | 18 Likes | 23 Following | 3 Followers | @AnkurSinghGaur | Keep up with Ankur Singh Gaur on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Ankur Singh Gaur”

Google selects 30 start-ups for its Irish Adopt A Startup programme

Selection includes 26 regional and Dublin start-ups as well as four European start-ups.<p>An eclectic mix of 30 Irish and some European start-ups have …

Startups

Becoming a Brand: Here's How to Market Your Startup Well Before You Launch.

If you build it, they will (probably not) come. What you have to do well in advice, to market your entrepreneurial field of dreams.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve awaited this moment for months, maybe years. You started with an idea for a highly useful product or …

Startups

These six startups turned operationally profitable in FY18

<i>After having spent a considerable time investing and building the business, a positive EBITDA is a strong boost for startups.</i>Cash burn is an …

Profit

Sharing Economy 2: Electric Scootaloo

Will electric scooters find success along rideshare giants Uber and Lyft? Or will they meet their demise like other bike-shares?<p>Put down your avocado …

Want to rent something for just a day? Mumbai-based Mutterfly lets you do just that

<i>Rental marketplace Mutterfly is tapping the sharing economy by renting out household items,</i> <i>electronics, party gear, cameras, outdoor equipment, and</i> …

Classic Cars

The Most Promising Emerging Blockchain Technologies And What They Mean For Crypto Prices

<i>(Disclaimer: Author holds investments in bitcoin and Ethereum.)</i><p>Bitcoin has been compared to a new internet. It’s innovative, decentralized and will change the world, experts have said, but that’s an exaggeration. If you want to compare bitcoin to the internet, then cryptocurrencies aren’t the web …

Blockchain

Tesla adds autonomous parking mode to Model 3

The Model 3 can now park itself. Called Summon, the feature is now available on the company’s new sedan.<p>It’s a clever feature that takes advantage of the vehicle’s connectivity and autonomous driving capabilities. With Summon owners can command their Model 3 to pull into a parking spot and power …

Island of Stability: Stable Coins Keep Attracting Big-League Investors

On July 17, IBM announced its involvement in a stablecoin project.On July 17, IBM announced its involvement in a U.S. dollar-pegged stable coin …

CowryWise micro-savings service opens high-yield government bonds to everyday Nigerians

In emerging market countries where economic volatility is a way of life, there aren’t a lot of relatively safe options for members of the burgeoning middle class to park their money.<p>For instance, countries like Nigeria have experienced a tremendous growth in the number of citizens entering the …

The 7 Best Presentation Software Tools For Entrepreneurs

Having great ideas, knowing the facts you want to convey and presenting a pitch deck so successfully that you get funded can be very different things. Regardless of the stage of your company, a lot of your success is riding on a few slides.<p>This is something I was reminded when I covered the pitch …

Entrepreneurship

Google One’s Launch Shows the Hurdles of Automation For Customer Service

by <b>Blair Hanley Frank</b><p><b> <br>Automation, AI and Cognitive Technologies: Explore the Opportunities, Build the Business Case and Begin the Process.</b><p>Companies …

Customer Service

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

Guitar

Google can no longer innovate, says former engineer

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>We change as we get older.<p>We learn more -- perhaps even far too much -- about the world. We slow down.<p>We begin to realize we're not as pure and wonderful as we thought and that there's a little evil-doing …

Technology (India)

City A.M.

We are currently experiencing a technical fault with our website and our working hard to restore it.<p>In the meantime, please find a PDF version of …

‘China’s Google’ Baidu Launches Blockchain-Based Image Rights Protection Platform

Chinese internet search giant Baidu has launched a digital image property rights management platform based on Blockchain, the company announced …

Using blockchain to make land registry more reliable in India

The word blockchain often conjures up thoughts of cryptocurrencies, of people dabbling in a seemingly dark art, making tens of millions of dollars. …

What Wikipedia can teach us about blockchain technology

Almost a decade after the introduction of Bitcoin, there is a lot of hype about the blockchain technology on which cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin …

Ethereum Smart Contracts in Python: a comprehensive(ish) guide

It’s one thing to get a basic smart contract up on Ethereum — just google “ERC20 Token Tutorial” you’ll find plenty of information on how to do it. …

Finance for vulnerable populations: why blockchain might be a force for good

Tatsiana Hulko<p>Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Twitter<br>• Share via Email<p>As is usually the case with disruptive new technology, blockchain comes with a lot of hype. While its best-known application, bitcoin, divides opinion and makes banks and governments nervous, the technology may have great potential to …

Blockchain

Bank Of America Seeks Patent On Blockchain-Based Data Storage System

On April 12, the US Patent and Trademark Office published Bank of America’s application for a patent on a Blockchain-based storage system with …

Blockchain Consensus mechanisms

Article written by Andre Boaventura, Senior Manager of Product Management<p>It is likely that you’ve heard so far, many descriptions of what blockchain …

Blockchain and the sharing economy — a match made in heaven? This startup plans to prove it

These days, it seems that consumers are willing to share just about everything in an effort to save a bit of their own money or to earn something extra. From renting a bike to get around in urban areas to monetizing your car as a Lyft driver, it seems like almost everyone has gotten involved in the …

Daimler buys remaining 25% stake of car sharing startup car2Go from EuropCar for $85M

German automaker Daimler has been steadily investing in a stream of new transportation services as it positions itself for the next generation of car ownership and travel. Today, it consolidated its position in one of those business: it paid €70 million ($85 million) to buy the remaining 25 percent …

Carsharing

Chinese tech giants take on Silicon Valley

American security concerns and recent warnings to the Australian government about Huawei, China's telco equipment giant, fit untidily into a much …

Startups

This IIT Duo has Heralded a New Era in Digital Payments for Businesses

With Mastercard being their strategic partner and raising $20 million from Tiger Global and Y combinator, Razorpay aims to grow 4x by end of 2018<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Digital …

Boring Is The New Sexy, Says Tipalti CEO Chen Amit

“Tiplati started as a project to help two adtech companies solve a painful problem,” says Chen Amit, Tipalti’s cofounder and CEO. It was probably a very painful problem indeed, as the San Mateo based startup, which raised more than $60 million to date, has already processed more than $4.5 billion …

This Ticketmaster-type startup is one of Europe’s fastest-growing companies today, but it almost went bankrupt before it took off

<i>This interview is part of our series of Growth Stories. We interviewed the founders and CEOs of 20 of the fastest growing startups in Europe. We asked them about their companies, their companies' culture, and their lives, trying to understand how these three factors played a role in the achievement</i> …

How to Know When to Pivot

You have three options when you're struggling to gain traction: keep going, pivot, or cut your losses.<p>I recently met with an entrepreneur who's been working on--and investing his own money in--an idea he's passionate about. He's been at it for more than twelve months, and the business is not yet …

Seedrs: The Most Active UK Funder Of Private Companies

Seedrs, the UK-based equity crowdfunding platform, had an outstanding year in 2017 with $175 million invested into campaigns. In total, the platform funded 168 deals, across 8 countries, in 17 different sectors, by investors from 58 countries, who made over 46,700 investments.<p>Exits can be the bane …

A ‘managed’ model for hiring freelance tech talent catches on

Photo credit: Steven Zerlink / FlickrDomino’s pizzas are as popular in urban India as anywhere else for a quick meal or a treat. And as Indians …