Embarking on the cashless journey with Abhishant Pant

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Could you live without cash for a week, a month, a year?  Abhishant Pant, described by local news as “The Cashless Man of India,” challenged himself to prove it is possible to live without cash where he lives in India. Here, he shares his experience after 200 days on his cashless journey. By Abhishant Pant, Founder, Cashless Journey As I …

Quona

Guest article: Going high touch in a tech world

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By: Ganesh Rengaswamy & Jackson Scher At Quona, we’re very excited about the prospects of technology enabling business models that can offer financial services to previously underserved segments.  We call it FinTech for the Underbanked, but the word “FinTech” might be misleading.  Yes, we’re talking about financial technology, but that isn’t the whole story.  In the markets our portfolio companies are …

Valley

“Winter” in US & Valley need not mean shakedown in emerging markets

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Start-ups in India and parts of Asia catch cold when US unicorns sneeze. They don’t have to but even century old habits well past their expiry dates die hard . Enough has been said about the downturn that has descended on start-ups in 2016, primarily led by melting of unicorns (about time!). In this regard, I came across two thoughtful …