The Smartphone Market The emerging markets are rapidly shifting towards smartphones leaving behind feature phones, with more than half of the mobile phones being sold today being smartphones. This is not a small number at more than 500 million annually. The growth is being primarily driven by the low cost emerging markets such as India, [...]

Change in the Indian Manufacturing Industry The Indian manufacturing sector is set to see a decline in this year, which is extremely shameful considering that the country is so far behind in the development curve. At this stage of development, India should have a large manufacturing sector providing employment to the hundreds of millions of [...]

Private Equity Industry in India The private equity industry in India saw a massive boom like other financial sectors in the boom years of 2005-2008. While major investment banking sectors such as research, M&A etc. saw a huge recession in 2009, the private equity industry came out relatively unscathed due to the long term locked nature of [...]

E-Waste in India Electronic waste recycling and disposal is one of the fastest growing green sectors in India, with a massive potential for growth. Entrepreneurs looking to enter this sector face a secular growing industry for a long time given the exponential rate of electronic waste in the country. Not only is India generating huge [...]

Green Power in a distressed state in India The Indian economy is in a massively bad shape and companies are groaning under huge debts. The 2003-2008 boom led to creation of a lot of assets which are not giving adequate returns these days. Most of the large infra players and conglomerates such as ADAG, GMR, [...]

Retail Investors stay away from the Indian Stock Markets I keep laughing at stories from financial planners and analysts in newspapers, advising retail investors to put money into equity markets for higher returns. Retail investors on the other hand, have been completely uninfluenced by such advice putting money mainly into real estate and gold. Financial [...]