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Having tracked the startup economy for over a decade, Madhav believes India’s new economy is at a pivotal juncture. It needs a publication that is independent to hold it accountable but at the same time is fact-based and objective..He is also old school in thinking that opinion and reporting should not be mixed.
Cui Bono?—the Latin phrase asking who benefits—is always the answer Madhav is looking for when evaluating an article.
Aditi derives her energy from meeting founders, breaking news that shapes the future of technology, and most importantly giving her readers an inside view into India’s emerging businesses. She believes diversity in management is good for business and wants to see more women in leadership roles.
Aditi thinks that a comprehensive and analytical news platform focused on the Indian entrepreneurial ecosystem is an unmet need for readers globally. As India’s biggest technology companies look to go public, and expand overseas in the new decade, a publication that writes contextual fact-based news couldn't have been better timed.
A typical Bong, he loves prolonged conversations with entrepreneurs, policymakers and investors over multiple rounds of chai.
If HDFC Bank transformed the face of Indian banking over the past two decades, the next, Pratik believes, will belong to the fintechs. And Indian entrepreneurs will have to battle it out among themselves along with the likes of Google, Facebook and Amazon, making the sector one of the hottest right now.
With every startup wanting to be fintech these days, Pratik feels there is also a need to cut the clutter. At The CapTable he wants to bring out the answer to the question, 'how is technology changing the distribution of financial services?'
Feroze has been a journalist for about two decades, covering civic beats and a bit of regional politics as well. In financial journalism, his most recent halts were at Reuters, Mint, and The Economic Times, where he began to closely track startups. That had a side-effect. He decided to startup, then joined a startup, and then hastened back to journalism. This time with a bit of an insider’s perspective.
Technology has always transformed societies. The CapTable offers a unique perch from where he will be able to observe these new-age transformations and understand the human impact of business and technology decisions.