By: Ashwin Raguraman

The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic has pushed people to extreme poverty, caused social distress and unemployment. Being at the frontline of the fight against this crisis, the healthcare sector has borne the brunt of the pandemic, which has been equally harsh on developing, and developed countries. …


With significant adoption underway in all facets of life and business, the challenges and concerns around training AI with unbiased data, data scarcity, trust, explainability and privacy are becoming the top concerns for broader adoption.

The phenomenal impact that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is projected to have on our economy and our daily lives is nothing short of astounding. It is predicted that AI will significantly ($15.7 trillion) contribute to the world economy by 2030. While its prominence has magnified its adoption and use-cases, criticisms abound…


By: Shyam Menon

ClimateTech includes a broad set of sectors that tackle the challenge of decarbonising the global economy. The major aim is to reach net-zero emissions before 2050. This includes low-to-negative carbon approaches to cut key sectoral sources of emissions across the energy. It further includes building environment, mobility, heavy industry, food…


By: Pratyush Kumar, Arjit Johri, Somshubhro Pal Choudhury

The education sector is not new to disruption. From the advent of MOOCs to the rise of home-schooling and online degree programs, the sector has seen a transformative technological innovation at least every few years. …


By: Saras Agarwal & Prabhat Gusain

“…his speech is of mortgaged bedding, On his knee, he borrows yet, At his heart is his daughter’s wedding, In his eye foreknowledge of debt. He eats and hath indigestion, He toils, and he may not stop; His life is a long-drawn question, Between a crop and a crop.”


By: Som Pal Choudhury, Rohan Choukkar, Sanjay Jain, Shyam Menon

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Cybersecurity attacks, enterprise breach events and phishing attacks are on the rise, with incidents apparently happening every 39 seconds according to Security Magazine. A significant number of hacks never get reported and it may take up to 6 months for enterprises to even realize that a data breach has happened…


By: R. Rakesh, Arjit Johri & Som Pal Choudhury

The COVID-19 pandemic has been unprecedented and historic in many ways. From the vast expanse of the countries it has affected, its overtly contagious spread, its impartiality to any race to its oblivion to any climate: this epidemic has resulted in overburdened healthcare systems, mass unemployment, severe economic distress, mass…


A Bharat Innovation Fund Perspective

By: Rohan Choukkar

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Immersive experiences have traversed a long and interesting path with continuous efforts and innovations being made to blur the lines between the virtual and real worlds. One of the earliest successful attempts at creating a virtual reality experience was the Sensorama prototype developed in 1960 (patented in…


By: Somshubhro (Som) Pal Choudhury

Locked down at home, with the incessant news of exponentially rising Coronavirus cases and deaths, we start pondering on how the world has changed within weeks. Every country is affected, economically unsettled, getting into deep recession and experts are debating how the revival will look like when it all ends…


By Som Pal Choudhury, Shyam Menon, Kailash Nath and Kunal Upadhyay

Tectonic Shifts in the Toy Industry…

Just like in most industries, the USD 90 Billion global Toy Industry is also going through a tectonic shift, both technologically and culturally. Historically, we have seen children play with physical toys in the early and formative years, graduating to video and online games…

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