Tag Archives: industry

Tech industry growth boosting local office market, report says

Growth in the technology industry has become a big driver of activity in the local commercial real estate market, according to a new report by CBRE, which ranked Indianapolis fourth for tech-job increases among U.S. cities. The real estate firm’s annual “Tech 30 Report”—which is based on U.S. Department of Labor statistics and the company’s proprietary research—found the tech labor ... Read More »

Tech startup FreightBro’s target: Revolutionising the trillion-dollar international freight industry

FreightBro leverages technology to enable freight forwarders to make data-driven decisions, predict changes in the market and provide better value to shippers. The bustling industrial centre of Oragadam, Chennai, houses hundreds of SMBs exporting automotive parts to Turkey, South Africa, South Korea and Europe. But their precision is plagued by transport inefficiencies and port documentation delays. The $200 billion logistics ... Read More »

Most of Apple’s Demands Haven’t Been Met, Says Commerce and Industry Minister

HIGHLIGHTS Apple was in talks with Karnataka govt to make iPhones in Bengaluru Apple had demanded certain concession & relaxations from the Indian govt Sitharaman has said ‘No’ to most of Apple’s demands The government on Wednesday said it has not accepted ‘most of the demands’ of iPhone maker Apple which wants to set up manufacturing unit in India. To a ... Read More »

Start-up Failure Rates Vary — Choosing the Right Industry Matters

I’m following up my posting of a few weeks ago on new business failure rates where I said that there are considerable differences across industry sectors in business failure rates. Below is Figure 7.1 (p.113) from my book Illusions of Entrepreneurship: The Costly Myths that Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Policy Makers Live By. The data come from an article by Amy ... Read More »

Helpr App Disrupts Childcare Industry With On-Demand Babysitting

When you’re a parent, fun nights out can be extremely few and far between. It usually takes days of meticulous planning and maneuvering — which is why having a babysitter cancel on you at the last possible second is such an utterly soul-destroying experience. Entrepreneurs Kasey Edwards and Becka Klauber Richter have set out to ensure this never happens to ... Read More »

Govt looking to curb cash transactions in entrance coaching industry

Test-prep industry is seen as much bigger than the estimates by the industry or rating agencies. Photo: Mint The government is looking to curb unaccounted cash transactions in a largely overlooked and unregulated sector—the multibillion dollar test-prep or coaching industry. The human resource development (HRD) ministry has initiated talks with the revenue department and the corporate affairs ministry to explore and ... Read More »