fun facts

A Lakh.

I hadn’t bothered to look up this term before now. In the Indian numbering system, a Lakh is a unit of 100,000. Ok, cool, but why am I sharing this? This part struck me as much more interesting: “In the […]

big ideas

What does the rest of the world not get about India?

“I asked Kunal Shah this question last week. Kunal founded CRED – one of India’s leading consumer fintech companies valued at $6.4B. He gave me a laundry list of nuanced observations. This list is a *must read* if you’re interested […]

on the blockchain

Why India should buy Bitcoin

Crypto mainstay Balaji Srinivasan: “More broadly, India should champion decentralized cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum to safeguard national security, prevent deplatforming, attract international capital, strengthen monetary policy, deter financial fraud, accelerate technological development, and hasten India’s ascendance as a global […]

fun facts

India’s ancient root bridges

Click thru for the interesting photos. “In the Indian state of Meghalaya, one of the wettest places on Earth, villagers are separated by rivers and valleys. To stay connected, they coax tree roots to grow together into living bridges.” | learn more