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Real estate woes may not end with govt bailout plan

Real estate woes may not end with govt bailout plan

The Centre has come up with a ₹25,000 crore bailout package for the troubled real estate sector. The Centre will contribute ₹10,000 crore, while the rest is likely to come from banks and the Life Insurance Corporation of India. Will this fund help India? Mint takes a look. 1) What’s the idea behind the bailout package? The idea is [...]

November 11, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Real estate woes may not end with govt bailout plan

Edelweiss to strengthen retail credit business through co-lending pact with 4 PSU banks

Edelweiss to strengthen retail credit business through co-lending pact with 4 PSU banks

Edelweiss Financial Services looks to strengthen business in retail credit segment through co-lending pacts with State Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, Central Bank of India and Punjab National Bank. Edelweiss said the LP-GP (Limited Partners-General Partners) model, where NBFCs partner with capital providers like banks, global and domestic institutional investors will help the sector [...]

October 9, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Edelweiss to strengthen retail credit business through co-lending pact with 4 PSU banks

How to Start a Multimillion-Dollar Amazon Business With Less Than $2,000

How to Start a Multimillion-Dollar Amazon Business With Less Than $2,000

This isn’t a popular opinion, but entrepreneurship is a terrible idea. While it’s great for society that so many people are innovating, taking massive risks and working 18-hour days is rarely in the individual’s best interest. Yes, the potential payout is huge, but the odds of success are low. At the same time, it’s increasingly [...]

October 4, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on How to Start a Multimillion-Dollar Amazon Business With Less Than $2,000

Facebook buys startup working on technology that lets you control computers with your mind

Facebook buys startup working on technology that lets you control computers with your mind

Facebook said Monday it’s acquiring CTRL-labs, a neurotechnology startup, as part of efforts to develop a wristband for controlling smartphones, computers and other digital devices without having to touch a screen or keyboard. The moonshot project underscores the world’s largest social network’s efforts to transform how we communicate with one another. Facebook first said in 2017 [...]

September 24, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Facebook buys startup working on technology that lets you control computers with your mind

Founder2be connects you with business’ best and brightest for under $50

Founder2be connects you with business’ best and brightest for under $50

TLDR: Find the business partner you need with Founder2be Pro, now over 90% off. If you’ve got a great idea for a new business, that doesn’t always mean it’s time to throw open the doors and print off some letterhead. We all have personal strengths and weaknesses, which sometimes require some outside expertise to help your [...]

September 8, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Founder2be connects you with business’ best and brightest for under $50

Reverse Pitch | ‘Startups with pro-society business models perform better in the market’

Reverse Pitch | ‘Startups with pro-society business models perform better in the market’

Funding, infrastructure, an efficient team and government policies are decisive factors for a business, but these are secondary. According to a study, the majority encounter setbacks because of inadequate demand in the market. For the sustainable growth of a business, its offerings must have a market replete with active/potential consumers. Moreover, investors take interest in [...]

July 24, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Reverse Pitch | ‘Startups with pro-society business models perform better in the market’

Dubai’s real estate slump catches up with the city’s finance hub

Dubai’s real estate slump catches up with the city’s finance hub

Walk into the latest expansion of Dubai’s financial district and you’ll see a handful of small art galleries, some upscale men’s tailors and plenty of retail space waiting for takers. The DubaiInternational Financial Centre isn’t being spared a slump in the emirate’s retail and property market as it struggles to attract tenants to its 1 billion [...]

July 23, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Dubai’s real estate slump catches up with the city’s finance hub

Motilal Oswal Real Estate achieves second close of realty fund with commitments of Rs 850cr

Motilal Oswal Real Estate achieves second close of realty fund with commitments of Rs 850cr

Motilal OswalNSE 4.26 % Real Estate (MORE), the real estate private equity arm of Motilal Oswal Financial Services, has achieved the second close of its fourth real estate fund – India Realty Excellence Fund IV (IREF IV) – with commitments totalling Rs 850 crore. It has raised funds mainly from high-net-worth individuals and family offices. “We have raised [...]

April 6, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Motilal Oswal Real Estate achieves second close of realty fund with commitments of Rs 850cr

How to live more with less technology

How to live more with less technology

For a computer scientist and best-selling author, Cal Newport keeps a low profile on the internet. “You won’t find him on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram,” says the bio on the flap of his recent book, Digital Minimalism: On Living Better With Less Technology. This “outsider status”, as Newport calls it, hasn’t stopped him from giving [...]

March 17, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on How to live more with less technology

‘No Brexit with no-deal’ – NI business

‘No Brexit with no-deal’ – NI business

Some of NI’s largest businesses have written to MPs urging them not to let the UK leave the EU without a deal. They say that no-deal would “result in significant damage to our export markets, supply chains, consumer spending power and the region’s competitiveness”. The letter has been organised by the employers organisation, the CBI. The [...]

March 11, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on ‘No Brexit with no-deal’ – NI business

An Ode to All the Dreamers Who Became Doers with Technology

An Ode to All the Dreamers Who Became Doers with Technology

We live in an age where technology has completely transformed the way traditional businesses operate. But what one needs to keep in mind is that technology doesn’t just make life simpler by solving complex issues; it is not always about inventing new things. The magic unfolds when one does new and exciting things to what [...]

February 13, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on An Ode to All the Dreamers Who Became Doers with Technology

Cover your whole home in Wi-Fi with the TP-Link Deco M5 system at nearly $45 off

Cover your whole home in Wi-Fi with the TP-Link Deco M5 system at nearly $45 off

he TP-Link 3-pack Deco M5 mesh networking system drops to $156.90 at Amazon when you clip the $20 coupon on its product page. The system has been selling for under $200 recently but was selling for as much as $230 last year. Today’s deal marks its second best price ever there. A single Deco M5 device is $95 on [...]

January 22, 2019 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Cover your whole home in Wi-Fi with the TP-Link Deco M5 system at nearly $45 off