• HOME & GARDEN
    Plan and budget for a good return on your garden investment

    This April 2010 photo taken near New Market, Va., shows a large supply of vegetables awaiting transplanting into home gardens. Buying supplies in bulk and then dividing them with your neighbors will provide a healthy financial return. (Dean Fosdick via AP) The first of the 2018 seed catalogs will be arriving soon in the mail, […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    India pitches $350-m investment ideas to Taiwan electronic makers

    Aiming to make India a manufacturing hub for electronics and semiconductors, the India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA), a body representing the country’s Electronic System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) industry, is opening its first overseas office in Taipei, Taiwan, today. The office will be inaugurated by Ashwini K. Aggarwal, Chairman, IESA; Mignonne Chan, who will […]

  • ALL DEALS
    What is ROI, or Return on Investment?

    We bandy acronyms about so much that sometimes we assume everyone knows what they mean. Take the acronym ROI. While experienced business people may have an idea of what that means, I’ve had new entrepreneurs and non-native English speakers sheepishly ask me, “What is  ROI?” ROI stands for “return on investment.” Often you see “return […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Apple to Increase Investment in Increasingly Tough China

    Apple Inc will boost its investment in China, one of its most important but increasingly difficult markets, and build its first Asia-Pacific research and development centre in the country, Chief Executive Tim Cook said on Tuesday. Demand for Apple’s phones has plummeted in China, and the government maintains a wary attitude towards foreign technology. This […]

  • NEWS
    Flipkart, Paytm founders lead $1 million investment round in online learning platform Unacademy

    Image credit: Unacademy – YouTube Online learning startup Unacademy has secured $1 million (approximately Rs 6.7 crore) in an investment round in which entrepreneurs such as Flipkart co-founders Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal as well as Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma participated. The round, led by Blume Ventures, is the second such for the company, which […]

  • ALL DEALS
    A child life insurance plan is essentially an investment plan

    iStockPhoto What is the cost of a living rider in a life insurance policy? —Kanishk Mahapatra There are two types of cost of living riders. One is a benefit to account for inflation and the need to replace higher income. Several life insurance products factor this in by having an increasing sum assured with age. […]

  • NEWS
    Each SIP instalment is treated as a separate investment

    iStockPhoto I’m 30 and have started investing in mutual funds (MFs) last year. But I have over-invested; I am hardly left with any savings. What is the ideal ratio of income-to-MF investment? I’m married and earn Rs.60,000 per month. My monthly investments are around Rs.28,000 and expenses are around Rs.23,000. —Rajyashree Basu There is no […]

  • NEWS
    Flipkart Seeks Better Infrastructure for Karnataka Investment: Official

    India’s leading e-tailer Flipkart has sought better infrastructure and ease of doing business to invest more in Karnataka for expanding its operations, Industries Minister R.V. Deshpande said on Wednesday. “They (Flipkart) did talk about fresh investments in the state and are looking for our support, especially better infrastructure and favourable regulatory framework for e-commerce segment,” […]

  • COUPONS
    India investment Roundup: Mech Mocha, Shotang, Arya.ai, MobieFit, LafaLafa

    After raising over $30 million remaining week, Blume Ventures announced Wednesday its contemporaryfunding in a sport improvement studio. Our modern day investment roundup covers investments in startups engaged in B2B e-trade, AI, mobile fitness apps, in addition to cashback and coupons aggregation. Mech Mocha As pronounced earlier, Bengaluru-based totally sport improvement studio Mech Mocha has […]

  • NEWS
    Microsoft Says united kingdom Staying in ecu important for investment

    Microsoft stated on Tuesday that Britain ought to live in the ecu Union if it wanted to receive extrainvestment, the equal day the Confederation of British industry entreated corporations to discuss the vote with group of workers. the usa software program giant employs five,000 workforce in Britain and plans to provide Europeans far off get […]

  • COMPUTERS
    C-DAC Plans Rs. 350-Crore Investment in Indian Language Computing

    The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) plans to invest Rs. 350 crores to develop technologies for computing in Indian languages. C-DAC Director General Rajat Moona said the thrust this year will be on bringing internet to the common man and implementation of the National Supercomputing Mission (NSM). While one can already register domain […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Tendulkar makes his first tech start-up investment

    ALSO READ Tendulkar bats for Oxigen walletGlobal mobile subscriptions growing around 5 per cent y-o-yGovt to launch Rs 10,000-cr fund for domestic electronic firmsInvestment in an Indian start-up every 8 hoursZebpay raises nearly $1 mn in series ‘A’ funding Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar made his first investment in a technology start-up, a firm that makes […]