Small Business

Edtech, fintech, consumer services drive hiring for Indian startups, shows survey

MUMBAI: Start-ups in fintech, consumer services and e-learning led the hiring among Indian unicorns and soonicorns despite the unprecedented disruption caused by the pandemic over the last few months, according to a survey by executive search firm Xpheno. Startups in fintech and consumer services are emerging as high net addition sectors with 39% and 33% […]

Investment

Guggenheim’s Scott Minerd believes in post-election rally, has ‘fairly positive’ market outlook

Guggenheim Partner’s Scott Minerd told CNBC that Wednesday’s rally on Wall Street makes sense, despite the uncertain outcome in the presidential race between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden. “I was always of the opinion, regardless of the outcome, short of getting anarchy in the street, that this would be good for stocks,” the […]

Technology

1mg appoints Mayank Gupta as CFO

Gurugram-based online pharmacy 1mg has appointed former Ecom Express and General Electric senior executive Mayank Gupta as its Chief Financial Officer at a time when competition in the sector has heated up with entry of giants such as Reliance and Amazon. An industry veteran with over 19 years of experience across companies such as Maruti […]