Posts From Ashok Pandey

Startup Circle: Journey of AirOk Technologies From an IIT project to a successful business

By : Ashok Pandey

AirOk is an IIT Madras incubated start-up incorporated in April 23rd 2015 with the vision to become a one-stop solution for any Air-quality related problems. The company is designing and developing cost-effective and efficient green technologies for ambient and indoor

VMate’s strongman Abdullah Pathan impresses Sunny Leone on the date

By : Ashok Pandey

VMate’s fitness video creator Abdullah Pathan from UP’s Moradabad who won the New Year Dhamaka campaign met the Bollywood diva Sunny Leone at Mumbai. What followed next was a pure show of strength, chivalry and fun which impressed the diva

Year 2020: The future of Internet of Things (IoT) in India

By : Ashok Pandey

Internet of Things (IoT) is not just about computers, laptops, tablets, and smartphones anymore. An exciting wave of future IoT devices and applications will emerge. A multitude of devices are internet-connected including refrigerators, washing machines, Air conditioners, robotic vacuum cleaners,

Emerging technologies: A catalyst to cyber crimes

By : Ashok Pandey

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and other emerging technologies are advancing industries. The technological developments are taking us towards a new future. Google, Apple and Facebook, name any organization, almost everyone either using AI or planning to implement soon.

CxO of the Week: Nitant Desai, Chief Centralised Operations & Technology Officer, PNB Housing Finance

By : Ashok Pandey

CxO of the Week: Nitant Desai is an astute professional with more than 33 years of varied and relevant experience in retail finance with leading banks and financial institutions in India and the Middle East. He has vast knowledge in operations

Smart City in the Year 2020: The Biggest Challenges

By : Ashok Pandey 2

Various cities of India are working towards better, more efficient, secure and connected infrastructure. Some key measures towards a sustainable future are being implemented, be it smart cities, online banking, eCommerce and so on. India has been doing a lot

CxO of the Week: Amrita Malik, Chief Business Officer, Innoviti Payment Solutions

By : Ashok Pandey

CxO of the Week: Amrita Malik, CBO, Innoviti Payment Solutions, was part of the apex management team that was responsible for building India’s first multi-sided platform of intelligent payment channels. She joined the company as their first salesperson early in

Startup Circle: How Crediwatch empowered 50,000 businesses?

By : Ashok Pandey

Crediwatch has provided insights on 50,000+ businesses and $7 billion loan portfolio. Crediwatch aims to fill this void by offering a dynamic “Trust Score” derived from millions of data points that are extracted and analysed across thousands of formal and alternative

CxO of the Week: Satish Kumar V, CEO, EverestIMS Technologies

By : Ashok Pandey

CxO of the Week: Co-Founder and CEO of EverestIMS Technologies Pvt Ltd (Everest), V Satish Kumar is a highly-skilled and extremely self-motivating personage. With extensive leadership expertise and ability to develop strategies, Satish is the face of Everest. Coming from a technical

Startup Circle: How OakNorth is redefining lending to SMEs globally?

By : Ashok Pandey 1

OakNorth is a UK-based digital banking startup that focuses on lending to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). It was valued at $2.3 billion when it raised $100 million in September 2018. OakNorth had reached a cash flow break-even just 11

ARX redefined security with modern identity

By : Ashok Pandey

Privacy management oversight and coordination is a business imperative for corporates across the world. Privacy is now a global issue and data security is a vital component of every organisation’s infrastructure. Critical to every organisation’s success is its ability to

CxO of the Week: Ben John, Chief Technology Officer, Xandr

By : Ashok Pandey

CxO of the Week: Ben John is responsible for the company’s global technological development, which includes overseeing its architecture, product development and all other technological innovations. Ben was named CTO of Xandr after holding several technical leadership roles at AppNexus

Top Google Trends India: What was trending in 2019?

By : Ashok Pandey

We are ready to welcome the new year 2020, and say good bey to the year 2019. The year was full of controversies and tech development. We celebrated ISRO’s Mars Orbiter Mission (Mangalyaan) as well as witnessed to revocation of

The Evolution of the insurance industry

By : Ashok Pandey

CiOL spoke to Shiney Prasad, Senior Vice-President, Enterprise Services and Digital Business Initiatives – Asia, Sun Life Financial Asia Services Centre (ASC) to understand technological development in the insurance industry and how ASC is delivering increased value through path-breaking technology.

Shift left and accelerate Projects delivery through automation

By : Ashok Pandey

If your development projects are lagging or not completing their cycle, it’s time to address and automate some of your development processes. So where should you start? What drives the current DevSecOps market? Gitlab’s 2019 Global Developer Report cites the

Startup Circle: How U Gro Capital disbursed US$100mm loans to over 6000 small businesses in just one year?

By : Ashok Pandey

The NBFC startup, U GRO Capital Limited founded by Shachindra Nath on July 5th, 2018 with a vision to reinvigorate it as an SME & MSME focused financing platform catering to select sub-sectors within the market. The Company has raised

Block threats before they target your business

By : Ashok Pandey

Not only are today’s threats more complex and sophisticated, the authors behind them are also increasingly cunning, and finding new ways to evade detection. It’s no surprise then that security practitioners in businesses of every size are getting rid of

Equipment Rental: Solution to reduce acquisition investment

By : Ashok Pandey

With over 54 years of experience in advising customers on their best acquisition approach, by providing rent, purchase, and leasing options that best fit their needs. In India, the firm is operating for a decade from its offices in Gurgaon-NCR

How To Buy and Recharge Fastag from ICICI, HDFC and AXIS bank

By : Ashok Pandey 6

Government of India is digitising every process to ease our lives. The new FASTag will ease daily commuters’ life. Almost every person has spent their time to just cross a toll plaza, and the worst part is – sometimes hours

Tesla’s Cybertruck failed to impress

By : Ashok Pandey

Tesla CEO Elon Musk launched the company’s first electric pickup truck – Cybertruck, at an event in Los Angeles, California. Most of Tesla fans were waiting for the truck and had lots of expectations from Tesla, but most of the