The e-commerce debacle in India

When the traditional value investor looks at the financial statements of e-commerce companies such as Flipkart, Amazon, and Snapdeal, he's forced to rub his eyes in disbelief. Even though these companies are burning cash and losing money hand over fist, they keep on spe...

The Indian stsratup ecosystem has matured

A mammal reaches maturity from a biological perspective when the female of the species is capable of reproducing. The startup ecosystem in India has reached maturity as well using this metric, because we're seeing that people who have worked in the first generation of I...

Can entrepreneurship be taught ?

Entrepreneurship has become fashionable and the startup space has become hot . It you're young and ambitious, you no longer just want to work for a large company - you would rather become the founder and CEO of your own company .All this is fine, but the question is, "C...

Apps smart doctors should be using for their smart phones

Why do doctors subject IVF patients to such rubbish ?

These are the medications a reputed IVF clinic puts all its patients on routinely after embryo transfer.  A text book example of irrational prescribing and polypharmacy ! No wonder patients get fed up of doing IVF treatment.

Why we need 100% reservation in medical education

Medical education in India is broken. A major problem is that medical college seats are no longer allotted to students based on their merit. The majority of seats are reserved for students who come from " backward classes "; and another huge chunk are reserved for ric...

Patient feedback in the Complaints and Compliments book at Malpani Infertility Clinic

Complaints and compliments about Malpani Infertility Clinic

Advertising by IVF clinics

Nova IVI is a corporate chain of IVF clinics all over India which recently took out a full page ad in The Times of India , advertising their IVF services. Lots of IVF doctors in private practise find this very unfair .  As individual doctors , even though we provide a...

How does Malpani Clinic compare with corporate IVF clinic chains ?

Lots of companies have set up chains of IVF clinics in India , such as Nova IVI , Morpheus, Bourne Hall and Cloud 9. Patients often ask us how we compare with them , since we are a standalone clinic. Now, every model has certain advantages and disadvantages, and patien...