Tag: StartUp

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…

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Invest in culture to ensure employee engagement

Engaged employees are highly productive, are able to maintain great relations with the customers, and remain loyal to the organisation. Studies suggest that engaged...

Is employee voice essential for employee engagement?

What is employee voice? It is the employees’ means of communicating their opinions and views to their employers. It is the means by which...

Good mentors can ensure employee engagement

We have all had mentors at some point in life — people whom we admired or looked up to for their success, accomplishments, expertise...

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How psychographic profiling is being used for better employee experience

Psychographic profiling is a term that marketers are familiar with. Companies use this to segment their customers and clients, which further helps them tailor...

Invest in culture to ensure employee engagement

Engaged employees are highly productive, are able to maintain great relations with the customers, and remain loyal to the organisation. Studies suggest that engaged...

McDonald’s sued for not addressing sexual harassment cases

A lawsuit has been filed against Mc Donald’s by its employees in a Michigan court, alleging that the fast-food chain takes no action in...

Huawei pays bonuses totalling over a billion dollars to its loyal staff

Having successfully survived the US restrictions on the Company, Huawei, has managed to secure 5G contracts and its business is already moving on a...

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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...
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“A true leader is not dependent on title or designation,” Dwarakanath

It was a Friday afternoon, when the HRKatha team got the opportunity to meet a man who is not just a recognised leader but...