Through a flurry of tweets, DIPP announced the changes that were made to alleviate the Angel Tax problem that the early stage ecosystem has been continuously grappling with. In a recent post I had put forth my own views on how the government could resolve these issues by accrediting angel investors, and to my surprise […]Read More My Angle on the Angel Tax Notification
Solve this… Person V does consulting for Person G. The deal is closed, Person G promises to pay Person V. Invoices are issued and Person G changes colour to stall paying out Person V. Person V has invested months of personal time, employee time, rent and other overheads to close this deal and it is […]Read More Do our systems create rebels out of entrepreneurs?
Before I open up with my views on this highly controversial topic, I must tell you that I grappled with the thought of writing this article for the last 24 hours. My intention here is not to indulge in any jingoism or chest thumping. I am torn apart with this topic and it my intention […]Read More Protect our Protectors
The verb “cross subsidize” as defined by the Oxford dictionary is “Subsidize (a business or activity) out of the profits of another business or activity.” But what happens if that industry is facing the awesome prospect of losing $27 billion per year from 2017 onwards as reported by the World Bank? To put the number […]Read More Cross Subsidy Surcharge: A Dacoit in Robinhood’s Clothing