Paytm payments bank eyes small fin model

Bengaluru: Paytm wants to convert its payments bank into a small finance bank as that will allow it to lend to its consumers and build a more profitable growth model, the firm’s founder...

This firm is hunting for a cancer cure

Zumutor, an immunooncology firm, researches and develops antibodies that can battle cancer. Currently, it is working on immuno-oncotherapeutics molecules created through its antibody discovery platform, INABLR. The Boston-headquartered startup, which was founded by second-time...

A pivot to B2B signals new direction for fintech startup ClearTax

An email from a familiar sender — Neha from ClearTax — became more frequent in the inbox of anyone who had tried the services of the Bengalurubased fintech startup as the deadline to...

Black Friday shopping at brick-and-mortar stores dropped by 6% as consumers spent record online

Black Friday shoppers wait to purchase goods at a Best Buy store on November 29, 2019 in Emeryville, United States. Black Friday is traditionally the biggest shopping event of the year, and marks...

Black Friday shoppers spend record $7.4 billion in second largest online sales day ever

A group of Black Friday online shopping purchases photographed in delivery boxes filled with polystyrene packing pellets, taken on September 13, 2019.Future Publishing | Future | Getty ImagesBlack Friday shoppers spent $7.4 billion...

Advice that will save you headaches this year and prevent financial strain

Holiday shopping is in full swing.Consumers are expected to spend around 5% more this year, with the average gift-giver shelling out $740, according to some surveys.But being able to afford those gifts for...

Mom-and-pop retailers gear up for Small Business Saturday, as towns try to stoke excitement

Independent retailers are gearing up for Small Business Saturday, a day used to promote mom-and-pop retailers, and many towns are doing their best to support the effort. In 2018, an estimated 104 million consumers...

DPIIT to confer national startup awards for developing innovation products

NEW DELHI: The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) on Saturday said it will give national startup awards to those entrepreneurs who are developing innovative products. The last date for filing...

Why India needs to stop betting on MEIS scheme to boost exports

By Pushkar Mukewar Scratch your head about this for a bit. India's average import tariff is, by far, the highest for any country with both imports and exports of at least $100 billion a...

Beckhams in £38m dividend payout despite profits plunge

David and Victoria Beckham’s business empire has paid out £38m to its owners despite a near 90% fall in profits prompted by difficulties at the former Spice Girl’s fashion label. The former England footballer,...