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A Small Business Owner’s Guide to the Best Health Insurance Options

Building a successful business is hard work. Finding the affordable, quality health insurance you need doesn’t have to be. Whether you’re self-employed and working out of your garage or the owner of a small business with multiple employees, you face different challenges when it comes to finding and getting Mediclaim policy. Moreover, Health insurance is expensive, complicated, and sensitive, but a must if you’re looking to grow. But small business health insurance is a must if you’re looking to ...
Tags: Health, Post, Business, India, Sales, Healthcare, Health Insurance, Small Business Group, Business plans, Health Insurance Options, Best Health Insurance Options, Mediclaim, Individual Family Mediclaim, Coinsurance Coinsurance


The world's economic powerhouses are going to look very different by 2030

A decade from now, the world's biggest economic powerhouses are going to look very different.China is set to dominate the world, India will outpace the United States, and Egypt's economy will rise well above Australia's into the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Australia, China, India, United States, Egypt


E-commerce wars: Asia's richest man Mukesh Ambani goes after Jeff Bezos

Mukesh Ambani, Asia's richest man, is set to take on Amazon's Jeff Bezos in India as the billionaire magnate launches his own rival e-commerce venture in the world's second most populous country.Reliance Industries, the Mumbai-headquartered... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Amazon, Asia, Business, India, Jeff Bezos, Mumbai, Reliance Industries, Mukesh Ambani, Mukesh Ambani Asia


Apple's top manufacturer, Foxconn, has reportedly cut 50,000 seasonal jobs earlier than usual amid slowing iPhone demand

The iPhone manufacturer Foxconn has laid off 50,000 seasonal workers since October at its factory in China, according to a new report. Though the jobs were filled by temporary employees Foxconn hires under contract each year, the cuts were made much earlier than usual, sources told the Nikkei Asian Review. The cutbacks follow news Apple would reduce its iPhone production by about 10% in response to slowing sales. Apple's production slowdown has also led to employee cuts at other companies in t...
Tags: Apple, China, Nikkei, India, US, Trends, Wall Street Journal, Foxconn, Nikkei Asian Review, China Reuters, Pegatron, Daniel Ives, Foxconn Apple


Apple's top manufacturer, Foxconn, is reportedly cutting 50,000 seasonal jobs earlier than usual amid slowing iPhone demand

Top iPhone manufacturer Foxconn has let go 50,000 seasonal workers since October at its factory in China, according to a new report. Although these are temporary employees Foxconn hires under contract each year, these job cuts were made much earlier than usual, sources told the Nikkei Asian Review. These cutbacks follow news Apple would reduce its iPhone production by about 10% in response to slowing sales. Apple's production slowdown has not only affected Foxconn, but has also led to employee...
Tags: Apple, China, Nikkei, India, US, Trends, Wall Street Journal, Foxconn, Nikkei Asian Review, China Reuters, Pegatron, Daniel Ives, Foxconn Apple, Nikkei Asian Review These


Volkswagen says it will pay Indian fine even as it appeals

NEW DELHI (AP) — Volkswagen Group says that it will pay a fine of 1 billion rupees ($14.2 million) imposed by India for installing software that allegedly cheated pollution testing devices, though it is still appealing the order.A... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, India, Ap, Volkswagen, New Delhi, Volkswagen Group


Sun Pharma asks SEBI to examine media report

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd on Friday asked India's capital markets regulator to look into a media report about an alleged complaint by a whistleblower that led to a sell-off in the company's shares.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews, SEBI, Sun Pharma, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd


India gold demand lags on price surge; all eyes on Lunar New Year

Gold demand turned fragile this week in India as local prices jumped to their highest level in 2-1/2-years, while traders in major buying centres in Asia pinned hopes on purchases ahead of the approaching Lunar New Year.
Tags: Asia, Money, India, businessNews


Competition Commission of India orders DP World, Maersk units to withdraw some notices to clients at Mumbai port

India's antitrust watchdog has ordered Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk and Dubai's DP World to withdraw certain customer advisories which it said could hamper growth of the country's largest container port in Mumbai, a document seen by Reuters showed.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews, Dubai, Denmark, Mumbai, Reuters, Competition Commission of India, DP World Maersk


Reliance jumps as results show consumer business thriving

Shares in India's Reliance Industries rose on Friday, a day after the conglomerate reported record quarterly numbers that showed the strategy to diversify beyond refining and petrochemicals was beginning to yield results.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews, Reliance Industries


Competition Commission of India orders DP, Maersk units to withdraw some notices to clients at Mumbai port

India's antitrust watchdog has ordered Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk and Dubai's DP World to withdraw certain customer advisories which it said could hamper growth of the country's largest container port in Mumbai, a document seen by Reuters showed.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews, Dubai, Denmark, Mumbai, Reuters, Competition Commission of India, DP Maersk


Insight: Modi's pre-election handouts to cost India billions, breach fiscal targets - sources

A series of vote-catching measures planned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he braces for a difficult general election may cost more than 1 trillion rupees ($14 billion), two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.
Tags: Money, India, Narendra Modi, businessNews, Modi


U.S. likely to cut number of Iran oil sanctions waivers in May - analysts

The United States is likely to extend waivers from sanctions on Iranian oil imports in May but will reduce the number of countries receiving them to placate top buyers China and India and to decrease the chance of higher oil prices, analysts said.
Tags: Money, China, India, Iran, businessNews, United States


Indian regulator orders more checks on planes with Pratt & Whitney engines

India's air safety watchdog on Thursday directed airlines to make extra checks on their Airbus A320neo aircraft fitted with Pratt & Whitney engines as part of new safety protocols after temporary grounding orders affected the planes last year.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews, Whitney, Pratt, Pratt Whitney


Educational Play Kit Company Osmo Sold to India’s Edtech Firm Byju’s for $120M

Byju’s, an edtech company based in India that claims a $3.6 billion valuation based on its sales success there, announced it has acquired Palo Alto, CA-based learning-through-play firm Osmo for $120 million.Named after the teacher Byju Raveendran, who founded the company in 2011, Byju’s is making its first acquisition in the United States to advance its goals of expanding globally and adding very young children to its user base. The company, which announced the deal Wednesday, had already made ...
Tags: Google, Deals, Startups, Mobile, Hardware, Education, Internet, Entrepreneurship, India, Funding, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Web, It, Vc


Indian air safety watchdog orders extra checks on planes with Pratt & Whitney engines

India's air safety watchdog on Thursday directed airlines to make extra checks on their Airbus A320neo aircraft fitted with Pratt & Whitney engines as part of new safety protocols after temporary grounding orders affected the planes last year.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews, Whitney, Pratt, Pratt Whitney


As it seeks to grow in India, Netflix will censor itself to avoid a crackdown on offensive content

Netflix has agreed to a new code of conduct in India to avoid a censorship crackdown. Among other things, the new code prohibits content that promotes violence against India, and content that purposefully offends the religion of any group. Netflix ran into legal trouble in India last year with its first Indian original series, "Sacred Games," for an unflattering reference to the country's former Prime Minister. The streaming giant is trying to break out in the region, and announced eight new I...
Tags: Asia, China, India, Trends, Netflix, Delhi, IAMAI, Mobile Association of India IAMAI, Rajiv Gandhi, Hollywood Reporter Netflix


The parent company of MoviePass has filed to spin it off following hundreds of millions in losses (HMNY)

Helios and Matheson Analytics (HMNY), the parent company of MoviePass, announced on Thursday it had sent a registration statement to the Securities and Exchange Commission to make MoviePass a separate public company. The new company would take ownership shares of MoviePass and other film-related assets held by HMNY. It would be a wholly owned subsidiary of HMNY. HMNY is currently trading under $0.02 per share and is in imminent danger of being kicked off the Nasdaq.   On Thursday, Helios and ...
Tags: New York, Nbc, India, Trends, Netflix, SEC, Nasdaq, Moviepass, Securities And Exchange Commission, Helios, Matheson, Matheson Analytics, Ted Farnsworth, HMNY, Matheson Information Technology, Matheson Analytics HMNY


Petchem, consumer units fuel record quarterly profit at Reliance

India's Reliance Industries on Thursday posted record quarterly profit driven by its telecoms, retail and petrochemicals businesses, which offset the impact of a weaker refining margins due to volatile crude prices.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews, Reliance, Reliance Industries


ScaleFactor fetches $30 mln Series B

Austin and Denver-based ScaleFactor, an intelligent finance and automated accounting platform, has raised $30 million in Series B funding. Bessemer Venture Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Canaan, Broadhaven Ventures and Firebrand Ventures. PRESS RELEASE AUSTIN, Texas — January 17, 2019—ScaleFactor, an intelligent finance and automated accounting platform, today announced a $30 million Series B round of funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners, one of ...
Tags: Apple, India, Trends, CMO, Os, Austin, Denver, Bessemer Venture Partners, Byron Deeter, Bessemer, Robert, Austin Texas, Eric, Kurt, Sullivan, VC Deals


Business leaders urge RBI to cut benchmark rate

India's top business groups on Thursday urged the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to cut its benchmark interest rate by at least half a percentage point and lower the cash reserve ratio it imposes on banks to stimulate an economy that is showing signs of weakness.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews, Reserve Bank of India RBI


B2B monetization platform RecVue lands $5 mln

Palo Alto, California and India-based RecVue, a B2B monetization platform, has raised $5 million in financing. Cota Capital and EPIC Ventures led the round with participation from Long Light Capital. Source: Press Release
Tags: India, Trends, Cota Capital, Palo Alto California, VC Deals, RecVue


VC-backed BYJU’S buys Osmo for $120 mln

BYJU’S has acquired Osmo for $120 million. Based in Palo Alto, California, Osmo is a provider of digital games for children. BYJU’S is backed by Naspers, CPPIB, General Atlantic, Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative, Tencent, Sequoia Capital, Sofina, Verlinvest, IFC, Aarin Capital, Times Internet and Lightspeed Venture Partners. PRESS RELEASE PALO ALTO, Calif., and BANGALORE, India (Jan. 16, 2019) — Today, Osmo, the award-winning playful learning system for creating healthy screen time experiences, announ...
Tags: Google, India, US, Trends, M&a, Silicon Valley, Time Magazine, Cppib, Osmo, Bangalore India, Sharma, Palo Alto Calif, Byju, Naspers Ventures, Pramod Sharma, Byju Raveendran


Business leaders urge RBI to cut benchmark rate by 50 basis points

India's top business groups on Thursday urged the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to cut its benchmark interest rate by at least half a percentage point and lower the cash reserve ratio it imposes on banks to stimulate an economy that is showing signs of weakness.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews, Reserve Bank of India RBI


Asia Rice: India prices slip as demand lags; Vietnam awaits major harvest

Rice export prices slipped in India as the rupee weakened and demand waned, with a recent jump in prices for the top exporter's variety prompting buyers to turn to other markets such as Vietnam, where rates fell ahead of a major harvest.
Tags: Asia, Money, India, businessNews, Vietnam, Rice


Report: WhatsApp surpasses Facebook as the social network’s most popular app

In recent years, Facebook has arguably been the most popular app in a lot of major markets across the globe. However, WhatsApp, one of the apps it acquired, has surpassed it in terms of monthly active users. According to a report released by analytics firm App Annie, the chat app overtook Facebook last September. While the report doesn’t provide specific numbers, the graph suggests that both the apps have nearly 200 million monthly active users. In January 2018, Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, ...
Tags: Startups, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, India, App Annie, Insider


Volkswagen says cars compliant with India emission norms but will deposit penalty

German carmaker Volkswagen AG said on Thursday that its cars are compliant with India's emission norms but it will still deposit a penalty of 1 billion rupees ($14.08 million) as directed by the country's green court.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews, Volkswagen, Volkswagen AG


Echo Input now available in India; Add Alexa to your existing speaker

Echo Input lets you easily add Alexa to your existing speaker through a 3.5mm audio cable (included in the box) or via Bluetooth. It features a four-microphone array so you…The post Echo Input now available in India; Add Alexa to your existing speaker appeared first on NextBigWhat..
Tags: Business, India, Tech, Alexa


Bill and Melinda Gates say they've found something better at curbing immigration than a wall

According to the Gates Foundation, fewer babies and toddlers are dying than ever before: the global mortality rate for children under five has declined by more than 50% since 1990. This is mostly because of better public-health initiatives: more vaccines, polio eradication efforts, and better maternal and child healthcare. But the Gates' are worried that as rich countries turn "inward," they'll stop funding some life-saving health campaigns around the world, making the globe less peaceful and ...
Tags: UK, China, India, Africa, US, Trends, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Bill, Vietnam, Melinda Gates, Usaid, Gates, Gates Foundation


Footwear brand Birdies locks in $8 mln Series A

San Francisco-based Birdies, a footwear brand, has secured $8 million in Series A funding. Norwest Venture Partners led the round. PRESS RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO — Birdies, the San-Francisco-based footwear brand fueling a new category combining style and comfort, today announced its $8M Series A funding led by Norwest Venture Partners. Existing institutional investors, Forerunner Ventures and Slow Ventures, participated in the round. The latest round brings Birdies’ total funding to $10M. Since lau...
Tags: India, Israel, San Francisco, Trends, Palo Alto, Forerunner Ventures, Slow Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Norwest, NPD Group, Bianca, Marisa, Priti, VC Deals, Norwest Venture Partners Existing, Norwest Follow Norwest



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