We as a country have mostly been conventional when it comes to investing. While the stock market is a treacherous journey to be made alone, the bank FD’s hardly provide a substantial movement for your money. This is where a gamut of mutual funds sprouted up in the last few years. The various mutual funds didn’t go unnoticed by the young working class who are more evolved when it comes to financial planning.
Today’s start up Sunday is about one such place that gives the required momentum to your money. Sqrrl is an AI powered technology start up that deals with rather complicated world of investing and financial planning.
We got into talking with Mr. Dhananjay Singh, co-founder of Sqrrl, who perfectly amalgamated the idea of entrepreneurship with financial planning.
Continue reading “Startup Sunday Season 2 Episode 32 (Sqrrl)”
In 1999, Professor Milton Friedman, a Nobel Prize winner in economics stated:
“I think the internet is going to be one of the major forces for reducing the role of government. The one thing that’s missing but that will soon be developed, is a reliable e-cash.”
Nine years later, Bitcoin was born.
Continue reading “Startup Sunday Season 2 Episode 11 (Bitcoins)”
Entrepreneurs in India consistently face issues while raising timely credits from banks, despite running successfully. Those that succeed often have to provide some collateral to fund business needs. Constricting lending policies, unbending collateral requirements and slow disbursement times by formal banking institutions drive SMEs towards informal financiers; while these institutions are quick but high interest rates put them down to a chronic cycle of debt. Continue reading “Startup Sunday Season 1 Episode 23 (Capital Float)”