SecurCapital Announces Acquisition of Fintech & Small Business Lender Breakout Capital Finance

SecurCapital Corp, an expanding supply chain and financial services provider, announced last week it has acquired Breakout Capital Finance, a fintech company and nationwide small business lender.  Founded in 2015, Breakout Capital claims it is a small business lender that provides simple, straightforward working capital solutions to small businesses. “Breakout Capital is one […]

How regional language technology became flavour of the season

A handful of companies are steadily, yet silently charting a course towards regional language technology solutions for ‘Bharat’ – intending to solve the basic problems of the next billion Indian users through simple, but meaningful offerings — as they try to make the internet an indispensable part of the hinterland. […]

Ship tech graduates of Cochin University of Science and Technology get anchored to foreign lands

KOCHI: Allaying apprehensions over the employability of students from various engineering institutes, several graduates from the Department of Ship Technology, Cochin University of Science and Technology (Cusat), have secured placements, including jobs in foreign shipyards, through campus recruitment. Of these, Yashwant R Kamath pocketed a plum pay packet for a fresher. […]

Discourage Use Of Tik Tok, PUBG: Goa Education Department To Schools

PANAJI:  The education department of the Goa government has directed schools to discourage students from downloading on their mobile phones popular video-sharing appTik Tok and multiplayer combat game PUBG. The app and the game create “safety and security issue for children in the state”, it said. In a circular issued to the […]

OPINION | Draft New Education Policy’ Bizarre Proposal: Parents to be Regulators of India’s Private Schools?

The draft New Education Policy 2019 includes some long-awaited shifts in the education sector like the inclusion of both early childhood education and secondary education of the Right to Education Act, doubling the budget allocation for education, strengthening decentralised mechanisms of teacher management and support, expansion of school nutrition programme […]

A Customer Service Guide For Small Businesses, In Honor Of Small Business Week

Customer service excellence, for any sized business, is one of the most effective ways to build and sustain a competitive advantage.  Yet when it comes to small business, there is, arguably,  even more at stake. When you’re small, every disappointed customer is, potentially, a disaster, and every delighted customer has the potential to provide your business […]