"Creativity is the solution to all problems"- Brian Chesky , co Founder and CEO at Airbnb For those who don't know, Airbnb is an online marketplace where people can lease or rent short term lodging. The $31 billion company does not own any lodging but is merely a broker. So how did two unemployed friends(3 … Continue reading How Airbed & Breakfast became Airbnb ?
why is finance important ? In my perspective it is better to master it before it masters you . And on a lighter note to end these kind of conversations ! ME : I really want to travel . BANK ACCOUNT : like where ... to the backyard ? ME : I want to buy … Continue reading Why Finance ?
So just a few days back I was with my cousins , as we were celebrating Rakhi and the youngest of the lot my two brothers of 6 and 7 repeatedly kept on saying that they wanted to go to McDonalds , and we had to repeatedly answer them that they were closed and they … Continue reading The McDonald’s Delhi story !
"There is no intoxicant more dangerous than cheap money and excessive credit “- Benjamin.M.Anderson So as you might have guessed from the cover above this book is about someone who ended up making huge bucks. Well to clear the mystery, Greg Paulson made $4billion in 2007 by betting against the housing marketing (his bet was … Continue reading THE GREATEST TRADE EVER BY GREGORY ZUCKERMAN BOOK REVIEW
Right now my favorite pass time is going and asking and seeing whether shop vendors have paytm or not. Last week when we went for shopping, all our payment were through the one and only “paytm wallet”. So a brief intro. of this game changer is that it was formed by Vijay shekhar sharma (Vjs), … Continue reading PAYTM KARO! PAY THROUGH MOBILE!
AN ECONOMIST IN THE REAL WORLD: THE ART OF POLICYMAKING IN INDIA BY KAUSHIK BASU QUOTES AND ADAGES MENTIONED IN THE BOOK For a system resistant to change, nothing is as good as a crisis. Totalitarian control is seldom as total and controlled as appears to outsiders. History makes suggestion but rarely gives a roadmap. “Don’t … Continue reading A Collection Of Quotes Mentioned In MR.Basu’s Book
First published September 1 2015 (MIT PRESS and then Penguin Books) A few words “For a system resistant to change, nothing is as good as a crisis.” (Feels like an apt saying for how demonitisation has struck us making us realize that this crisis was necessary to lead us in the direction of being … Continue reading AN ECONOMIST IN THE REAL WORLD: THE ART OF POLICYMAKING IN INDIA BY KAUSHIK BASU BOOK REVIEW