Tata Tech's Blockbuster Debut📊, Upgrad doubles revenue💸
Elon Musk's Fiery Critique, NPCI's Big Plans for RuPay UPI Credit Cards, Funding Deals and the Power of Present Moments and more.
Welcome to Rise & Shine, where we find inspiration in the timeless wisdom of Marcus Aurelius. We're also adding a part where we will be sharing a short story about the quote to help you understand it better.
"Limit yourself to the present."
— Marcus Aurelius
In the constant flow of time, these words serve as a gentle yet profound reminder to anchor ourselves in the present moment.
Join us as we explore the transformative power of mindfulness, understanding that limiting ourselves to the present allows us to find clarity, peace, and purpose in each passing moment.
In this edition, let's embark on a journey of presence, embracing the gift that is the now.
Tata Tech soars 163%, registers highest listing gain in two years📊
Investors chasing listing-day gains made a killing on Tata Technologies Ltd, which debuted on the Street with the best gains in two years for an offer above ₹500 crore. The stock gained 162.85% from its issue price of ₹500 to close at ₹1,314.25 on Thursday.
Upgrad nearly doubles revenue to Rs 1,194 crore in FY23🎓
Upgrad, the Mumbai-headquartered edtech unicorn, has reported a 96% rise in revenue to Rs 1,194 crore in the financial year ended March 2023. The company’s total loss ballooned to Rs 1,142 crore, from Rs 684 crore a year ago.
Elon Musk lashes out at advertisers who left X over antisemitic content📺
In a fiery interview at The New York Times DealBook Summit, Elon Musk told advertisers who were dropping his platform X to go ‘f**k themselves’, saying that their boycott will ‘bankrupt the company’.
NPCI eyes big-size spends on RuPay UPI credit cards💳
With RuPay credit cards enabled on Unified Payments Interface (UPI), National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) wants larger-ticket merchant payments also to move to its retail payment network.
Gurgaon-based health-tech startup Zyla Health has raised $4 million in its Series A funding round led by Exfinity Venture Partners.
Cross-border logistics firm ShipGlobal has raised $2.5 million in funding from early-stage venture capital firm Info Edge Ventures.
Phygital twin deeptech startup Twyn has raised $1.25 million in a pre-series A round led by JITO Incubation and Innovation Foundation (JIIF) and ah! Ventures. Other marquee investors include HEM Angels, Bestvantage and Beej Network.
Onedios, an aggregator platform for customer care service, has secured Rs 6 crore in a bridge round co-led by Inflection Point Ventures and VCATs.
Homemade snacks startup PatilKaki has raised a fresh round led by angel investing network Cap70 Angels along with participation from serial entrepreneurs Agnelorajesh Athaide and Kailash Biyani.
🌟 Short Story: The Present Moment
In a bustling city, there lived a wise old man known for his peaceful demeanor. One day, a young seeker approached him, seeking guidance on finding tranquility in the chaos. The wise man handed the seeker a small, ornate box and said, "Within this box lies the secret to peace. Open it when you find yourself overwhelmed."
Curious, the seeker carried the box everywhere. In moments of stress, he'd open it, expecting to find a solution. To his surprise, the box was always empty. Frustrated, he returned to the wise man, demanding an explanation.
The wise man smiled, "The box is a metaphor. In your quest for peace, you sought solutions in the future or dwelled on the past. The present, my friend, is the true gift. Embrace it, and you'll find the tranquility you seek."
With this revelation, the seeker learned to limit himself to the present, discovering the timeless wisdom within each passing moment.
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As we bid farewell to this edition, carry with you the essence of "Limit yourself to the present."
Embrace the beauty of the now, for it is in this moment that true living occurs.
Thank you for being part of our community, where together, we explore the richness found in limiting ourselves to the present, cultivating a life of mindful awareness and meaningful experiences.
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