What’s bugging Truecaller

“Delete Truecaller.” These two words threatened the very existence of Truecaller, after a user’s chance discovery went viral, last week. The app, which actively filters spam calls and messages for more than 100 million smartphone users in India—and tens of millions more worldwide—was found to enroll some users for UPI without their knowledge. UPI or … Read more What’s bugging Truecaller

Doubts Doctrine: Users flock but questions linger over Doubtnut, Brainly

“If you have a math question, I’m 99% sure it exists in our database,” says Tanushree Nagori. We’re inside a giant boardroom, with off-white walls and rows of tables, which double up as writing surfaces. Nagori draws on the table between us, explaining where her fledgling online venture—Doubtnut—lies within India’s edtech landscape, which is projected … Read more Doubts Doctrine: Users flock but questions linger over Doubtnut, Brainly

Indian marketplace unicorns are the new incumbents

A perfect storm is gathering over the country’s most dominant digital platforms. Over the last decade in India, billions of dollars have been spent by startups, venture capitalists and tech multinationals as they seek to rewrite entire sectors. In the process, they’ve managed market shares that took their “offline” or “old economy” peers decades to … Read more Indian marketplace unicorns are the new incumbents