Our fine young quartermasters of the good ship e27 also got some cool story reading done. Have a look at the insightful booty we amassed.
Indian Union Budget 2014: Hits and misses for startup community / The Economic Times The Union Budget for 2014-15 laid special emphasis on the MSME and startup community. From setting up Fund of Funds with a corpus of Rs 10,000 (US$1.7 billion) crore to encourage startups to reviewing the definition of MSME, the Budget had it all. Charter Members from one of the biggest entrepreneurial body, TiE Delhi-NCR, and others in the startup ecosystem, spell out the hits and misses in this year’s budget.
The Indian government has taken a strong stand in supporting entrepreneurs in the country by setting up this humongous fund. This definitely spells growth and development of the startup and SME sector. It is heartening to see the booming startup world get the recognition and support it deserves. Hoping the government is successful in making this fund a reality.
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Leave Michael Bay Alone/ The Escapist With recent news of a supposedly terrible film about sentient robot cars based off of toys doing internationally well (US$95.8M in China alone, in case you asked), it’s safe to say that we are to blame. People think that it’s director Michael Bay who somehow wants to inflict such cinematic atrocities onto us. But really, it’s we who succumb to such pyrotechnics and clanging of metals with our wallets, be it out of curiosity or genuine interest.
What caught my attention about the video (yeah, let’s try something different from the usual text-only reads, shall we?), was that I was once such a person to direct all my anger at the director whom I never met at all, calling him a cinematic antichrist at one point in my life. Sometimes it takes an insightful critique on cinema culture to realign one’s perspective.
Besides, Bay made ‘The Rock’ and ‘Pain and Gain’, two films that arguably show that he’s a learned man in his craft when not feeding movie slops to the masses.