How Airbed & Breakfast became Airbnb ?

"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 ?

AN ECONOMIST IN THE REAL WORLD: THE ART OF POLICYMAKING IN INDIA BY KAUSHIK BASU BOOK REVIEW

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 a … Continue reading AN ECONOMIST IN THE REAL WORLD: THE ART OF POLICYMAKING IN INDIA BY KAUSHIK BASU BOOK REVIEW

REDCARPET- THE CARPET TO YOUR FINANCIAL STARDOM!!

                                             So I have had the chance to meet a RBI governor (let’s say THE RBI governor – Raghuram Rajan a few months back) and now a startup co-founder (Abhay Tamaria of REDCARPET). We had a competition being organized in our college by our marketing society where this startup was a sponsorer. I had a … Continue reading REDCARPET- THE CARPET TO YOUR FINANCIAL STARDOM!!