1. Lithium Polymer Batteries

    Lithium polymer batteries, or LiPo batteries, are secondary cells that find application in mobile electronics, laptops and radio-controlled equipment. With an increase in research focus, LiPo batteries are expected to power next-generation battery electric vehicles. more

  2. 3D Printing

    BACKGROUND 3D printing is a process of creating solid objects, where consecutive layers of materials are set in three dimensions until the desired object is formed according to data fed in the modelling software or more

  1. Is There an E-commerce Bubble in India?

    Do businesses run on profit or unique ideas? The 1600s witnessed a surge in the demand for tulips. At its peak, a single tulip was worth someone’s entire estate. When it bottomed out, you c more

  2. COP21 & Its Implications for India

    The Paris summit held in December 2015 marked a ground-breaking global agreement on climate change. The summit was organized under the umbrella of the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21), wherein leaders from more than 195 countries joined more

  3. China’s Car Population May Peak With Regulatory Caps

    Auto sales in China slowed considerably over the nine months leading up to September 2015. Sales growth has decelerated, falling from 12.3% in 2013 and 7% in 2014 to around 0.3% in 2015. This decline is primarily ascribed to the country’s e more

  1. What 2017 Looks Like for Indian Start-up Valuations

    India’s start-up ecosystem savored 2015. Several dominant consumer driven tech-startups (such as e-commerce portals, food-tech sites, online marketplaces, and aggregators) enjoyed soaring valuations. 2016 was another story however. Although plenty of bright ideas and big dreams w more

  1. Smart Beta — Innovation, Meet Opportunity

    The tech bubble wiped out an estimated $30 trillion of wealth. The credit crisis that followed soon after further shook investor confidence in the markets. As a result, investors shifted from active management and hedge funds more

  2. Robo-Advisors — Innovation in a Time of ETFs

    Automated solutions can now provide investment advice at costs ranging between 0.15% - 0.50% as compared to the usual 1% fee that traditional investment advisors charge. What started off as experiments in providing low-cost investment advisory tools more