R Nagarajan

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Meeting the Right People Is Worth It, Even If You Have to Pay for Access

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard that who you know is as important as what you know. Frankly, I wish that weren’t true. So much so, that I’ve occasionally resisted the notion in print. But a recent experience has me changing my tune.<p>After years …

Entrepreneurship

Mobile Advertising Rockets In India, World's Fastest-Growing Smartphone Market

Mobile advertising volume in India grew the fastest in the world, climbing a record 260% since July 2013, even as the larger Asia-Pacific region where ad impressions delivery rose 70% this year, emerged the fastest-growing region globally.<p>India has the world’s fastest-growing smartphone market. The …

Why our startup has no bosses, no office, and a four-day work week

In 2008, my study partner Hernán Amiune and I had finished studying computer engineering at Catholic University of Córdoba Argentina.<p>During our last years at university, we had done some internships in companies such as HP, IBM, and Intel. It was the moment we realized there was a mistake in their …

Latin America

It’s now more economical to buy a petrol car, instead of a diesel one

Diesel passenger vehicles currently form 55% of the total number of vehicles on the road. But that proportion could drop to 30%-35% in the next two years, according to a report by credit ratings agency ICRA.<p>That’s because with the recent cut in petrol prices by Rs 1.82 per liter and the hike in …

Engines

On weekend getaways, Indians run to the hills—not the beach

It is the hills—not the beach, the forest or anything else in between—that attracts the Indian weekend holidayer.<p>An analysis of 25,000 customers over five months, between March and July this year, by travel portal Cleartrip reveals that about 40% of weekend travellers much rather go for quick …

India

Three reasons why Amazon is winning in India—and what other global retailers can do to succeed

Announcing an additional $2 billion investment into India, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos recently said: “At current scale and growth rates, India is on track to be our fastest country ever to a billion dollars in gross sales.”<p>Effectively, in next to no time, Amazon has established itself as a …

India

Indians are flocking to the mobile web—and here is what this new population of users looks like

Last month, Google’s top executive in India forecast that Indians would outnumber Americans on the internet by the end of the year. Signs of India’s long-pending explosion in internet users have been visible throughout this year. The smartphone market is growing by over 10% a quarter, according to …

India