Coinbase, SEA Startup, Index Funds and NFTs

A year, it has been to Ruminated. A year of newsletters, a year of articles and so many of you joining me on this journey. Thank you. It means a lot to me.

Today we will talk about faith. Not religious faith, but the plain not-purely-logical belief that people have…


Tech in 2021, Winklevoss, Germany and China, Neural Networks and Sanpo-Yoshi..

Forgotten Stories

Lise Meitner, Bibha Chowdhury, Andree de Jongh, Irawati Karne, Jean Purdy and Anandibhai Joshi and in a sense Alan Turing inspire me to my theme for this week. While each of their stories in unique and beautiful, let me give you a couple of small anecdotes.

Lise Meitner along with…


Amazon, Tesla, SuperMario, Yusra Mardini and TechWars

Unbroken Chain of Events

“Free will” apart from its daily usage, has ancient philosophical origins. The ancient thinkers on the “problem of free will” wanted to prove that humans have control of their decisions and actions. So if you bought a table, changed a job, created a revolution, supported a political movement, you did…


Musk, Big-Tech, Robinhood, Public Companies and Credit Schemes

In the 13th Century the word was first noted to describe the movement of celestial bodies originating from France. In 1450 for the first time, it was used in the context of a change in the social order and status. REVOLUTION. It’s been used in various contexts since then from…


Sberbank, Egypt, Netflix, Future of Tech and Indian Cricket,

No matter how interested you were or otherwise, all of us in India got a consistent dose of leadership lessons in the last week as a result of India miraculously winning the cricket series in Australia. For me the true winners in ascending order were, the Indian cricket team, the…


The Week’s Most Interesting

It has been a very interesting year so far. If the two to three weeks of this year have taught us anything from across the world, it is that character is important. It can make you win, and it can be judged even better when you…


Fedex, Salesforce, Health-Tech, Credit Algos and Cars24

Till I watched the Queen’s Gambit, I had a passing interest in Chess, rediscovered every few years leading to a few videos on openings and a few matches till the board went back into the shelf for another couple of years. I certainly…


Airbnb, Longtail Theory, Erdal Arikan, Virgin Atlantic and Women in the Workforce

With Prfizer and Moderna both showing breakthrough results in the Vaccine for COVID, it seemed like the right time to talk about the making of a breakthrough. These breakthroughs in business are an enigma. The same ones that…


Joe Biden, Ant Financial, Xiaomi, Gig Economy and WeWork

Where is the impact of Irony?

Taoism is a philosophy of China, which celebrates 3 treasures, compassion, humility and frugality. Around the 9th Century, Taoists wanted to prepare a material for medicinal purposes, but also something that could be the elixir of life (something that grants eternal…


Samsung, Apple, Future Group & the World’s Best Banker

About 5–6 decades back Sam Walton, the founder of Walmart decided to setup a Saturday morning meeting with all the employees of Walmart. The idea was to improve culture and increase transparency for faster decision making. It increased peed of decision making and it empowered another level to take calls…

Dushyant Panda

Growth and Marketing Expert. Self taught Economist. Trained in Data and Passionate about Creative. Write about Business Strategy, Growth Hacking and Economics.

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