Tag: StartUp

inFeedo raises $700,000; plans to double efforts in SA region

Gurugram and New York-based people analytics startup, inFeedo, has raised $700,000 in financing from Y Combinator, a Silicon Valley-based start-up incubator.   The Company had earlier,...

‘Microsoft co-sell ready partner’ status for Zwayam

Zwayam, the recruitment startup, has achieved ‘Microsoft co-sell ready partner’ status. The hiring startup, driven by artificial intelligence (AI), provides a SaaS platform for...

Livspace lays off 450; WeWork slashes 20% jobs

Bengaluru-based home design and decor startup, Livspace, has reportedly laid off close to 450 employees from its 2,800-strong workforce.  This news of layoff comes...

Cure.fit lays off 800, closes some centres to cut costs

As part of cost-cutting measures, Cure.fit, the Bangalore-based gym and wellness startup, has laid off almost 800 of its employees — including fitness trainers...

Nasscom suggests relief measures for hard-hit IT startups and SME sector

The current pandemic has threatened to disrupt businesses and organisations are worried about continuity and timely payment of salaries. This will particularly affect the...

Can employees start out on their own while still employed?

When a former architect in Apple’s custom processors wing left the Company after nine years to start his own venture, he was sued by...

Edtech firms in India surging ahead

With the online education sector reported to have the potential to touch $1.96 billion in the next two years, online education technology startup, Springboard,...

Anuranjita Kumar quits RBS: Sanjeev Vaid elevated to MD-HR, rewards

Anuranjita Kumar has left her seat as the managing director and head-HR, international hubs, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), after almost two years of...

Corporate health benefits startup raises $US 3.6 million in funding

Health benefits startup, ekincare, has managed to raise $US 3.6 million in a series A funding round, led by a new investor. This takes...

Saba Adil joins Avanse Financial Services as CPO

Saba Adil, who has joined Avanse Financial Services as chief people officer (CPO), is looking forward to her stint with the startup in its...

Mumbai-based Talent Litmus receives funding from IPV and Let’s Venture

Talent Litmus, a game-based assessments & learning platform, has managed to raise significant funding from Inflection Point Ventures (IPV) as well as Haptik co-founder,...

SOAL receives 1st round of funding from Astarc Ventures

School of Accelerated Learning (SOAL), which is the country’s first startup hybrid learning venture, has raised US$ 300,000 in its first round of funding....

Skillate raises $1M in Pre Series A round funding

Skillate, the tech startup, recently raised $1 million in a pre-series A funding from a host of angel investors, such as Mynavi Corporation, Incubate...

Is start-up culture all about performance-driven mindset?

Way back in the 1980s, Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman, World Economic Forum, had said, “In the new world, it is not the...

Stanza Living expands, will have 1000+ employees by year end

The Company is focussed on delivering a seamless and superlative consumer experience with the help of its team of experts and its advanced technological...

HR tech startup, Advantage Club, gets $1 million in funding

Employee perks and rewards startup, Advantage Club, has managed to gather funds to the tune of a million dollars, in a pre-series A round,...

Employee benefits company, Sodexo, funds startup, Zeta

Zeta, a Bengaluru-based startup offering meal and other group benefits to corporate employees, has received funding worth $60 million from French employee benefits organisation,...

“Traditional organisations use ‘startups’ as proxy to build an agile organisation,”...

Moglix offers a variety of products from safety and electronics to office tools. The Company aims to make an impact worth $100 billion dollars...

Former CHRO, Tata Motors, enters the start-up space

Gajendra Chandel, who hails from the auto industry, and has worked with Tata Motors for five years and Tata AutoComp Systems for over eight...

Hike to lay off 25% of its workforce

The instant messaging service had acquired two startups last year.

HR tech startup raises $3 million in third round

Betterplace plans to expand its solutions into skilling, compliance and fintech services.

Only one HR firm among nine promising startups in India

While all the nine promising start-ups, identified by Forbes, bring innovations across domains, Vantage Circle is the only HR-related company to have featured in the list

Flipkart employees are richer now

All existing and former employees of Flipkart and group companies were given the opportunity to sell a part of their ESOP units to the Company

Compensation & Benefits: Startup Viewpoint

App-based HR offerings, that are tech savvy and convenient to use are the latest trend

HR tech startup EdGE Network raises series A funding

The Company aims to help organisations optimise their workforce and acquire talent.

Whose culture is it anyway?

Startups tend to ignore their work culture in a hurry to scale up.

Capgemini to provide a launchpad for innovative startups

Five winning startups to secure equity-free funding and opportunity to become a Capgemini partner.

Grofers curtails workforce by over 10 percent

Grocery delivery service, Grofers has decided to lay-off 10 percent of its workforce, and at the same time has revoked joining of 67 fresh hires.

LinkedIn acquires recruitment startup, Connectifier

The two-year old startup with a search technology that draws on artificial intelligence, has a search index containing profiles of over 400 million jobs.

Finding right talent: A major challenge for startups

Mid- and senior-level employees at startups are lured by MNCs with better salaries,  bigger brand tags and job security.

How does NIIT plan to create super programmers for startups?

NIIT has launched a new programme, StackRoute, which promises to offer quality career skills training to create job-ready talent for Indian startups. It aims to create multi-skilled and multi-disciplinary programmers, who can become key members of high-performance teams.

How start-ups can hire better

Like every start-up promises a differentiated delivery, be it product or service, a fresh approach is much needed when it comes to spotting and sourcing a talent, and also to retain and nurture them.

NASSCOM forecast: Tech start-ups to create more jobs

Better access to initial funding is responsible for the spurt in Indian tech start-ups, leading to more jobs…

How to meet the expectations of today’s learner and learning environment?

It is no secret that the global health crisis has led organisations to quickly rethink their existing business processes and undertake several workplace shifts,...

Close big engagement gaps with little things: Appreciation at work

You say “Thank you”. What they hear is, “Please accept my standard, HR protocol-approved format for acknowledging your most recent activity that was intended...

Six must-have employee benefits for remote workers

The concept of remote working has seen exponential growth in the past few years. Even more so with the current pandemic situation. Having to...

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Airtel to give out one-time bonus as a token of appreciation

Amidst the pandemic, when companies are either laying off employees or reducing their salaries, telecommunications giant Bharti Airtel has come out to play saviour...

FICCI and OYO offer online course for hospitality industry

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) and hospitality major, OYO, have come together to create an online certification course on...

Uber extends work-from-home for employees till June 2021

Following in the footsteps of Google, ride-hailing company, Uber, has announced the extension of its work-from-home (WFH) policy through June 2021. However, employees may also...

NHM employees in Kerala get pay hike and other benefits

The Kerala government, on July 5, decided to increase the remuneration of the National Health Mission (NHM) employees both on contract and on a daily...

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The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...

“Traditional organisations use ‘startups’ as proxy to build an agile organisation,” Rahul Garg, founder,...

Moglix offers a variety of products from safety and electronics to office tools. The Company aims to make an impact worth $100 billion dollars...