Appen’s woes threaten the low-paid workers’ livelihoods

According to Braden-Harder, the bulk of Appen’s business is with two core customers. “We’re basically talking about Facebook and Google here,” she says. And now these businesses are taking a hit as the global economy slows digital advertising growth, and Apple’s new privacy features also hit Facebook ad revenue. In simple terms, Appen’s major customers … Read more

I Quit My Job As a Teacher and I’m Never Going Back. Here’s Why

Cheryl Ritzel decided to quit her teaching job after 26 years. The final straw was the pandemic. She was only five years away from retirement and receiving full benefits from her pension. Ritzel started a local photography business called FocusEd Camera where she’s much happier. Loading Something is loading. This as-told-to essay is based on … Read more

Meet the (ex) edtech founder who won’t hustle

For someone who was in the market for a fitness band that could get him pushing harder, all that this former startup entrepreneur wants to do is stop running. Ravi Handa, by all means, is a successful edtech founder going by the celebrated yardstick of an exit by sale. Now that he’s also exited Unacademy, … Read more

How Founders Self-Destruct Under Pressure

Over the past 10 years, and particularly through the bull market that lasted well into 2021, investors have chased the most promising startups and their founders. Among them was “John,” whose bravado, assuredness, and larger-than-life charisma were assets that spoke of his zeal and commitment. But now, in a sharply changing investment environment, these same … Read more

How Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) is providing an opportunity for innovation, investment and entrepreneurship in the startup ecosystem

Over the last decade, India’s startup ecosystem has witnessed exponential growth. It has made a name for itself as a global startup hotbed with young entrepreneurs emerging in every corner of the country with innovative ventures. With the entrepreneurial landscape bustling with activity, the government is also playing a huge role in nurturing startup dreams. … Read more

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Bouncing Back from the Brink

As the Covid-19-induced economic crisis affects the tech world globally, Pakistan’s start-up landscape too has faced the brunt. The global capital market has seen a significant downswing. It has been the working class who have been the first to take a hit. Pakistan is no anomaly but what makes it seem unexpected is the fact … Read more