CROWDFUNDING AS A VIABLE FINANCING OPTION FOR MSMEs

Introduction Crowdfunding is a source of mobilizing funds from the general public through the internet or by making use of social media.  It is a very popular medium of fundraising for business as well as for social causes due to the increasing penetration of technology into our day to day lives. It allows a large group of people to replace banks or other financial institutions and makes finance accessible to those […]

A flashcard on Bank Board Bureau (BBB) of India

A flashcard on Bank Board Bureau (BBB) of India

– Prof. Sakeerthi Introduction It was my second last session for the MBA second-year students of my previous organization and it was a class on banking. Amidst discussions on the NPA issues and other governance issues in Indian banks, I put forward a question on BBB. Not sure if the whole batch was unaware of such a term in banking or were reluctant to answer, but to my surprise, none […]

Could Quantitative Easing (QE) be a solution to India’s ‘Growth Recession’?

Could Quantitative Easing (QE) be a solution to India’s ‘Growth Recession’?

Sakeerthi S The difficult times surmounting the Indian economy by now is a widely talked about topic. One fine day, while having a discussion with one of my ex-boss about this, the one question he put forward in front of me made me dwell on the deeper aspects of this grave situation. He asked me, being a finance person what do you think the current status of our economy is, […]