Twishy Shahi
A writer at heart, Twishy thinks that no idea is small and nothing is a mistake. Some of the great works come from beautiful mistakes that are perfectly imperfect. She believes in unearthing new talent and feels that genius can be written on a bar napkin too. Incisive reporting coupled with exceptional ideas has been the love of her life. When not writing, one can find her exploring the best places to hang out with loved ones.
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From Archives: This robotic device can help wheelchair users walk

From Archives: This robotic device can help wheelchair users walk

BUSINESS, FEATURES, NEW ZEALAND | 15 Aug, 2015

After one of the co-founders was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, New Zealand's REX developed a hands-free, independently-controlled, robotic walking device 

Lightspeed Venture Partners raises maiden India fund of US$135M

Lightspeed Venture Partners raises maiden India fund of US$135M

INDIA, INVESTMENT, NEWS | 13 Aug, 2015

The new fund is expected to make 20-25 investments ranging from seed to Series B; will be managed by Lightspeed's India MDs Bejul Somaia and Dev Khare 

Google forms parent company Alphabet; names Sundar Pichai as new CEO

Google forms parent company Alphabet; names Sundar Pichai as new CEO

BUSINESS, INDIA, NEWS, WORLD | 11 Aug, 2015

Larry Page will head Alphabet and fellow Co-founder Sergey Brin will become President 

From Archives: Can India prevent exodus of tech startups to US and Singapore?

From Archives: Can India prevent exodus of tech startups to US and Singapore?

BUSINESS, FEATURES, INDIA, SINGAPORE | 08 Aug, 2015

In 2015, 65 per cent of the tech startups that plan to raise Series A are expected to be re-domiciled outside India 

Self-learnt developer Nalee Jang wants Korean women to rock tech

Self-learnt developer Nalee Jang wants Korean women to rock tech

PEOPLE, PROFILE, SOUTH KOREA | 06 Aug, 2015

Lack of support did not deter Jang’s spirit to become a Senior Engineer at Cloudike Korea; she now mentors young female engineers. Here's her story... 

Practo raises US$90M in Series C funding led by Tencent

Practo raises US$90M in Series C funding led by Tencent

INDIA, INVESTMENT, NEWS | 06 Aug, 2015

Funds to help Practo expand product line and continue to look for potential acquisition of companies 

51M Indian SMBs, less than 1M websites: GoDaddy wants to change this

51M Indian SMBs, less than 1M websites: GoDaddy wants to change this

BUSINESS, INDIA, INTERVIEWS | 05 Aug, 2015

The company has launched GoDaddy Online Store in India, which will allow SMBs to create an e-commerce presence and sell products online 

This Bangladeshi startup doesn't want you to ever get stuck in traffic

This Bangladeshi startup doesn't want you to ever get stuck in traffic

BANGLADESH, BUSINESS, FEATURES | 04 Aug, 2015

Tired of complaining about traffic in Dhaka, the Co-founders of GObd decided to solve this pain-point 

India’s OYO Rooms grabs US$100M led by SoftBank

India’s OYO Rooms grabs US$100M led by SoftBank

INDIA, INVESTMENT, NEWS | 03 Aug, 2015

This funding will be used to increase the size of the network to 50,000 rooms across 100 cities by the end of this year 

Your mobile data will now be paid by this startup

Your mobile data will now be paid by this startup

BUSINESS, FEATURES, INDIA | 31 Jul, 2015

Gigato reimburses users for data spent on partner apps and provides additional data for free