Kerala Plans Forth Second Round of Funding for Startups

As per the latest study by Nasscom in their India Startup Report 2014, India stands third in the world, after US and UK, in terms of largest startup ecosystem and in fact the fastest growing one. The same attitude is reflected in the Kerala environment if the startup community here is to be analysed, especially […]

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E-Commerce in India – The Growth, Future and Issues

4-5 years ago buying “anything” online was considered either madness or blasphemy. Then came the hyper-speed growth of Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal and others, coupled by the increased penetration of internet in India which resulted in a radical growth of online sales. While the major three have been in a race to outdo one another in […]

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Kerala Delegation to Showcase the IT Sector of the State at CeBIT 2014

Kerala is one state in the country which has aptly adapted and revolutionized the IT boom that has happened over the past few years, which has impacted us both economically and socially on a positive note. With 11% of National IT human resources being contributed from Kerala, both Govt and Private Sectors have been targeting […]

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Kerala Govt Plans Ahead For the Startup Community in Kerala

The Govt is actively considering a financial support scheme to promote the market entry of startups in the State whereby the government would match the contribution of an angel investor with an exit strategy in 3 years, the buds of the idea which were sown in the recent YES Kerala.   Reaching another milestone in […]

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Kerala Tourism – The Rise of Responsible Tourism and Impact on Local Industry

With its roots embedded deep into the traditions and cultures of its civilization, tourism has developed to become one of the world’s most important industrial sectors, growing twice as fast as the world’s GDP. In order to balance the positive and negative potentials of tourism, it is absolutely vital to integrate a responsible and preventative […]

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Young Entrepreneur Summit – An Overview

YES! It’s done. History has been made and that too, moulded by the hands of a community that envisions the growth of entrepreneurship in the state of Kerala.   Young Entrepreneurs Summit (YES), the flagship event of Kerala in terms of building and fostering the growth of entrepreneurship in young minds, concluded with flying colours […]

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LNG Terminal – Economic Growth and Clean Environment Coupled Together

Considered the cleanest available fuel, natural gas has played a very important role in the economic growth of Kerala, especially with the commissioning of the LNG Terminal in Kochi last year. Preservation of the environment with parallel industrial growth has been the limelight for LNG. This, in addition to the fact that when compared with […]

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Four Kinds of Diseases According to Ayurveda

The three somatic humors that govern the human system according to Ayurveda, namely Vata, Pitta and Kapha, in their state of equilibrium are called Tridhatus. These humors have a tendency to get vitiated and hence they are also known as Tridoshas. When vitiated due to various reasons, their equilibrium is also disrupted and makes the […]

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The Ashtavaidyans Of Kerala – A Rare Breed Of Physicians

Ayurveda which means the science of life is 5000 year old holistic system of medicine of India. The light branches of this indigenous medicine are -   Kaya Chikitsa – General Medicine Kaumarabhrtya – Pediatrics Shalya Chikitsa – Major Surgery Salakya Tantra – Minor surgery as in ENT cases Bhoot Vidya – Psychiatry Agada Tantra – […]

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Kris G Looking To Turn Angel Investor. Good News for Kerala Tech Startups?

Speaking on the sidelines of a press conference to announce the CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) 10th India Innovation Summit earlier this month at Bangalore, Kris Gopalakrishnan, Infosys’ Co-founder and Non-Executive Vice-Chairman shared his thoughts of turning into an Angel Investor for tech -startups on his personal capacity after retiring from Infosys later this October. […]

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