Finance

The Top 10 Branding Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

When you’re developing your own particular business, each mistake you profit out of your pocket, so why take in the hard – and costly – way? For what reason not realize early which traps to maintain a strategic distance from?   As a corporate brander and a business visionary throughout the previous 25 years, I’ve seen a reasonable number of ... Read More »

Google pledges $1 billion to fund non-profit education

Google CEO Sundar Pichai also unveiled a programme called ‘Grow with Google’ aimed at training Americans how to get jobs or grow their businesses. Photo: Reuters Pittsburgh: Google says over the next five years it will spend $1 billion on non-profit organizations helping to raise education levels around the world and commit its employees to a million hours of volunteer work ... Read More »

Netflix to finance new shows from $1.6bn bond sale

Netflix borrowed $1.6bn on Monday to fund its investment in original movies and television shows as bankers wrapped up the company’s biggest bond sale. The deal, following stronger than expected subscriber growth in the third quarter, will help finance a growing $7bn to $8bn budget for original content next year as the streamed entertainment provider behind shows such as Stranger Things and House of Cards expands its ... Read More »

Ben Bernanke And Tim Berners-Lee Headliners At First Ripple Swell Finance Conference

Dr. Ben Bernanke and Sir Tim Berners-Lee are speaking at an international banking conference in Toronto Oct. 16-18, but it’s not SWIFT’s Sibos, also being held in Toronto. The former chairman of the Federal Reserve and the inventor of the World Wide Web will be appearing at Swell, a new conference sponsored by Ripple, the global payments company that uses ... Read More »

Benefits fraudster steals £50,000 Porsche from finance firm

A BENEFIT fraudster with a taste for the high life stole a £50,000 Porsche from a car finance firm. Glamorous Tania Stultz, 30, was claiming benefits when she paid a £14,000 deposit on the 4×4 Porsche Cayenne. ALAMY The fraudster was convicted at Croydon Crown Court The mum-of-three had previously been handed a suspended sentence for a four-year £21,000 benefit ... Read More »

Narmada dam: Public finance, public play

The Sardar Sarovar Dam over the Narmada rover at Kevadiya in Narmada district of Gujarat. Photo: AP Optics is as air for politicians. It is no different for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and what is commonly known as the Narmada Dam. But even air can sometimes get dense with rhetoric. On 17 September, Modi inaugurated the Sardar Sarovar Dam, the ... Read More »

Why Lending-as-a-Service is the Future for Small Businesses

Companies can raise capital in a variety of ways. To keep growth increasing, many startups and smaller ventures go to the bank for a loan. Lines of credit, venture capital, angel investing and other methods exist as well, but a straightforward loan has always had the biggest advantages for a young company. Since 2008, the lending industry was forced to ... Read More »

Call for Papers: GNLU International Conference on Banking and Finance

GNLU Centre for banking and Financial Laws is a Centre for excellence to promote research interest in Banking and Financial Laws. Its aim to sharpen financial and legal acumen of the stakeholders by advancing academic theories to develop new insights into opportunities existing in financial sector and challenges facing the financial institution Dates:17th – 18th March, 2017 Venue: GNLU Gandhinagar Theme: ... Read More »

Does ‘Following a Herd’ Mentality Help While Buying New Stocks?

One of the most recent financial events would be the dot com bust. However, this was not the first time that such events have occurred and neither would it be the last. You must wonder how such catastrophes occur again and again. The answer is simple; herd mentality. It is a human trait where individuals mimic the actions of larger ... Read More »

MHA gives more finance powers to DGs of CRPF, BSF, NIA

HIGHLIGHTS The chiefs have been empowered to spend up to Rs 15 crore for executing major projects The major projects include construction of buildings, purchase of vehicles besides others Earlier, the ministry gave financial powers to the joint secretaries NEW DELHI: Chiefs of central armed police forces like CRPF and BSF and other central agencies have been empowered to spend up to Rs 15 ... Read More »