Rivigo has laid off 70-100 employees, mostly from its freight marketplace team in the last few months. In another development, Qlik has appointed Ankur Goel as its Managing Director for India.
Rivigo lays off 70-100 employees
The startup has also withdrawn around 50 offers from 10 premier campuses, including National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Indian School of Business, Indian Institute of Technology and Indian Institute of Management before the joining dates, the report added.
Rivigo has been focusing on restructuring its business owing to increased pressure from investors to slash costs, move away from asset-heavy model, and to improve economics of all business verticals.
Qlik names Ankur Goel as India MD
Data analytics and business intelligence platform Qlik on Tuesday announced the appointment of Ankur Goel as its Managing Director for India.
In his new role, Goel will be responsible for bolstering Qlik’s local operations and leveraging his expertise to drive stronger countrywide growth, the company said in a statement. He will report to Geoff Thomas, Qlik’s regional senior vice president for the Asia Pacific region.
“Data is the one link that can enable enterprises, institutions, and projects to make sense of the fragmented, diverse, and complex Indian market. I look forward to contributing to the company’s growth in India, as well as its long-term vision of creating a data-literate world,” Goel said.