StartUps Want Net Neutral Level-Field

After signing up for ‘Airtel Zero’ platform last week, online e-commerce firm Flipkart yesterday decided to move out of the deal with country’s top operator Bharti Airtel following massive backlash in support of net neutrality. “The massive competition in this…

India eCommerce Warzone: Six cut-throat skirmishes underway between global giants & Indian top dogs

Amazon, America's largest etailer, began as an online bookstore in 1994. Two years before Jeff Bezos pored through the dictionary and picked out the world's biggest river as his brand name, lesser known (at least as of today) Charles M…

Differential pricing will hit India’s digital economy

The pending TRAI decision on establishing a regulatory framework for Web-based OTTs if gets passed will have serious implications on millions of Indian’s lives. While the there is a lot of debate going on about the ramification of Net Neutrality…

Product e-Commerce Sector To Grow Ten-fold By 2020

Moderating the second panel session, Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & CEO, Greyhound Knowledge Group pointed out that while the cost of creating a website has declined considerably in the last few years, the key to survival of E-commerce model is customer…

Catch Sanchit Vir Gogia at a panel discussion on eCommerce for SMEs

What is the session all about?  This session will discuss the challenges faced by SMEs in the areas of broadband or internet connectivity, Efficient payment infrastructure, Market competition, Regulatory and policy issues, Lack of digital literacy and skill needed to…

Catch Sanchit Vir Gogia & Greyhound Knowledge Group at a panel discussion on ECommerce for SMEs at WTC Mumbai India

What is the session all about?  This session will discuss the challenges faced by SMEs in the areas of broadband or internet connectivity, Efficient payment infrastructure, Market competition, Regulatory and policy issues, Lack of digital literacy and skill needed to…

Catch Sanchit Vir Gogia from Greyhound Research at a panel discussion on ECommerce for SMEs at WTC Mumbai India

What is the session all about?  This session will discuss the challenges faced by SMEs in the areas of broadband or internet connectivity, Efficient payment infrastructure, Market competition, Regulatory and policy issues, Lack of digital literacy and skill needed to…

Inspired by Alibaba, India’s Flipkart Eyeing U.S. IPO?

In May last year, co-founder and chief executive officer of India’s leading online retailer Flipkart.com, Sachin Bansal, called Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba Group Holding Limited a role model. And it seems like he was very serious about it. According to Sanchit…

Inspired by Alibaba, India’s Flipkart Eyeing U.S. IPO? – Analyst Blog

In May last year, co-founder and chief executive officer of India’s leading online retailer Flipkart.com, Sachin Bansal, called Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba Group Holding Limited a role model. And it seems like he was very serious about it. According to Sanchit…

Inspired by Alibaba, India’s Flipkart Eyeing U.S. IPO?

In May last year, co-founder and chief executive officer of India's leading online retailer Flipkart.com, Sachin Bansal, called Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba Group Holding Limited a role model. And it seems like he was very serious about it. According to Sanchit…

Inspired by Alibaba, India’s Flipkart Eyeing U.S. IPO? – Analyst Blog : NASDAQ

In May last year, co-founder and chief executive officer of India's leading online retailer Flipkart.com, Sachin Bansal, called Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba Group Holding Limited a role model. And it seems like he was very serious about it. According to Sanchit…

Flipkart May Be Readying Itself For Nasdaq Listing

E-commerce major Flipkart is believed to be working on an international listing, with Nasdaq in the US emerging as the preferred destination. Experts say before an initial public offering (IPO), expected in 12 to 18 months, the Bengaluru-based company must…

Startups Like India’s Money But Want More Government Action

Technology startups in India are getting a financial boost from the government, but entrepreneurs say that more could be done to support growth in the industry. Sanchit Gogia, Chief Analyst & CEO at Greyhound Research, called the government's planned tax…

Ola’s Buy Signals Early Shakeout In The Taxi Segment

The country’s organised taxi industry has shown first signs of consolidation at a time when a majority of companies in the segment are losing money. According to Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst and CEO, Greyhound Research, this clearly points to…

Budget 2015: Rs 1,000 Cr Fund Is A Confidence Booster But Start-Ups Fear Red Tapism

The Rs 1000 crore fund set aside for IT start-ups in the Budget 2015 would pave way for entrepreneurs to explore opportunities in newer sectors, provided the proposed techno-financial, incubation and facilitation programme, or Self-Employment and Talent Utilisation (SETU) does…

Ola’s Buy Signals Early Shakeout In The Taxi Segment

The country’s organised taxi industry has shown first signs of consolidation at a time when a majority of companies in the segment are losing money. According to Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst and CEO, Greyhound Research, this clearly points to…

Infosys To Buy US Automation Tech Firm Panaya For $200 MN

In keeping with its new chief executive officer, Vishal Sikka’s vision of being more digital and introducing more automation, India’s second-largest software services exporter Infosys Ltd said on Monday it will buy automation technology company Panaya Inc. for about $200…

Nasscom Sees Flattish Export Growth Next Fiscal At 12-14 Per Cent

The National Association for Software and Services Companies expects Indian IT exports to grow 12-14% in FY16, after the industry marginally missed its growth forecast for the current financial year. The projected growth is slower than last year, raising concerns on…

Competition, investment expenses to weigh on Q3 results of listed e-commerce players

E-commerce companies, the poster children of growth in recent years, are likely to report muted earnings for the quarter ended December 2014 due to high competition and investment expenses, say analysts. "The number of searches on the Internet has been…

Global And Indian Cloud Companies Scale Up Capacity To Meet Demand

With a fledgling cloud computing market in the country, both international and Indian cloud players are ramping up capacity to meet the increasing demand and are expected to spend over Rs 10,000 crore in the next three years. As per…

Patience Will Be Key For Survival Of IT Retail: Greyhound Research

Sanchit Vir Gogia, CEO, Greyhound Research, gives us five reasons why the e-tailers’ predatory pricing can’t last forever While there is no doubt that certain well-funded e-commerce power-houses have eaten into the domestic IT channel market, we have reasons to…

More niche acquisitions likely in e-commerce sector, say analysts

In a bid to strengthen their presence in the e-commerce sector, large players such as Amazon, Snapdeal and Flipkart are likely to look at acquiring companies with niche, differential capabilities, say industry analysts. "Snapdeal will be able to leverage Unicommerce's…

Lack of logistics hindering Indian e-tailers from selling overseas

Home-grown e-commerce companies such as Flipkart and Snapdeal, which have reached out to Indian artisans and small cottage industries, are unable to sell their products in the international market, while their global rivals such as Amazon and eBay are able…

Spotlight on ‘Smart Cities’ on CeBIT India day 3

CeBIT India,  a leading Business IT and ICT trade fair, organized by Hannover Milano Fairs India in partnership with Bangalore ITE.biz concluded today. The central theme for the day 3 discussions was ‘Smart Cities’ – how India and Indians can…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Spotlight on ‘Smart Cities’ on CeBIT (@cebitindia) India day 3 #Press #Media @APNnews

CeBIT India,  a leading Business IT and ICT trade fair, organized by Hannover Milano Fairs India in partnership with Bangalore ITE.biz concluded today. The central theme for the day 3 discussions was ‘Smart Cities’ – how India and Indians can…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Web-based converged infrastructure co Nutanix (@nutanix) to enter Indian market #Press @Business_Line_

Nutanix, a Web-based converged infrastructure company, has announced its entry into the Indian market and plans to build a team of skilled engineers in Bangalore. As a part of its go-to-market strategy, Nutanix will also look at partnering with system…

Mobile-commerce comes of age in India

Just two seconds can make a difference of hundreds of crores of rupees in some businesses. That's the premise on which HDFC Securities is re-inventing its stock trading app for mobile phones. The new app will feed real time stock…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Mobile-commerce comes of age in India #Press #Media @EconomicTimes

Just two seconds can make a difference of hundreds of crores of rupees in some businesses. That's the premise on which HDFC Securities is re-inventing its stock trading app for mobile phones. The new app will feed real time stock…

#GreyhoundInMedia: @Flipkart fumbles on the big day as server fails #Press #Media #Hindubusinessline

For Flipkart, the poster boy of Indian e-commerce, it was supposed to be a ‘big’ day. But things didn’t quite go as planned as a technical glitch wreaked havoc while other e-commerce firms did their bit to poach customers. “With…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Offline vendors using e-comm sites for bulk buying #Press #Media #HBL

Taking advantage of huge discounts available on online retail portals. Small time businessmen in tier-2 and -3 cities are now buying products in bulk from e-commerce sites to take advantage of the massive discounts available on online retail portals. Products,…