Vaccines

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It’s a crucial focus for healthcare in India. How does a counntry vaccinate millions to bring down mortality rates? The question may be clear, but the answers are not that straightforward. Regulations. Companies. Bottom-lines. To find out the dynamics and the trade-offs in public health, read our reports.

The Jio Effect

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The aggressive entry of Reliance Jio has disrupted India’s telecom sector, with after-effects being felt across industries. We report on one of the most consequential developments in India’s business sector.

Subscription Models

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It’s an untested business model, but it’s getting more and more popular in India. For groceries, media, food-delivery or even house rentals, subscriptions look like the future. Incumbents like Times Internet are experimenting with subscriptions, as are upstarts like Zomato. Read to find out more.

Great Pivots

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Sometimes a sudden shift in strategy makes a struggling startup into a billion dollar company. Sometimes, it doesn’t. It’s impossible to tell beforehand how it will turn out. However, our analyses and stories about some of the big pivots in India may help shed some light.

Next Billion Users

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Cheap phones, bandwidth and rising incomes are helping another billion users join the internet. What do those users want? Are they the same and different than existing internet users? That’s the key question our stories try to answer. Across local, voice, languages and many more.

Disruption in Media

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Perhaps you are an incumbent that dominated print and television advertising for decades. Or maybe a brash, young startup that’s trying to crack subscriptions. For both kinds of companies, figuring out how to make money sustainably in one of the most unforgiving industries in India is a challenge. Our reporting unpacks the upheaval that’s currently underway in this sector.

Credit Lending Models

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Capital has undergone a revolutionary change in India over the last decade, and so has credit and lending. Multiple businesses have sprung up, each with its own unique model. Banks, NBFCs and other startups all tussle it out in this dynamic, fast-evolving space. Our stories help you stay up to date, and offer an analysis and depth that you cannot find anywhere else.

Insurance Models

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LICense to spend: A look inside the government’s cookie jar

Insurance is one of India’s oldest industries that’s going through some catacylmic changes across the board. Be it public undertakings like Ayushman Bharat or private ones like Policy Bazaar, this sector is rapidly being reshaped by multiple players. Even traditional ones like Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) are being forced to try new things. Our coverage about this sector is about the critical shifts that this sector is undergoing, and how it will impact over a billion users.

Impact of Regulation

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Creating regulations and policies are usually easy. Assessing outcomes are harder. What worked? What didn’t? What mistakes were made? How can they be fixed? That’s what our stories are about.