Life @Crayon – Priyanshu

  1) How long have you been at Crayon? 4 years, 3 months, 4 days & 3 hours (as of writing this response) 2) What do you do at Crayon? Ranges from cheerleader to product manager 3) What’s your average day like? Coordinating work around our banking deployments, product and engineering with frequent trips to the snack room 4) What’s your favorite Crayon memory? The great beach-house party of 2016,…

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5 cool mobile apps that will help you become a pro at coding

If you’re looking for a new skill to learn. Or boost up your resume. Then learning to code would probably be the best way to go. It’s a useful skill to have, whether or not you’re looking for careers in professional fields of web design, gaming, big data, artificial intelligence, etc. By learning how to code in at least one programming language, you not only broaden the scope of your…

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The Dos and Don’ts to keep your data safe at your workplace

Data security is an extremely important aspect of any thriving organisation. Especially for digital and software enterprises. It’s a responsibility that falls on the shoulders of both the management as well as the individual units of an organisation – the employees. Each individual is key in the way the company functions. So, it’s important that everyone understands the necessity of protecting the work they do. And the tools they use…

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Decentralized social networks: The choice is yours!

We live in an age, where we fear isolation. The one string which connects us with the rest of the world is social media. With people being constantly on the move, social networking websites provide the most accessible and affordable medium for news and entertainment. The widespread popularity of social media, and the vague regulations in place, have allowed several media giants to rise. Companies such as Facebook, Twitter and…

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Data Science: The Tech That Powers Iron Man!

It’s A Bird… It’s A Plane… It’s Iron Ma…..Oh, Wait!! That’s A Major Blunder!! Wasn’t it supposed to be Superman? Well, who cares?? Iron Man’s cooler! He combines the flight of a bird and the tech behind a plane and cruises effortlessly in the sky! He may not be quite the “Naturally gifted” Superhero as you might want him to be, but he is everything better! Why, you ask? Well,…

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Suresh Shankar on entrepreneurship, artificial intelligence and banking

Suresh Shankar, founder of Crayon Data, talks about how entrepreneurship is all about persistence and perseverance, through one of his favourite anecdotes on the Chinese bamboo tree. One that will get all you budding entrepreneurs fired up and ready to make a change! Catch him in conversation with the University of Oxford and Said Business School. Suresh Shankar also discusses ‘obvious’ opportunities in the digital banking space and the financial…

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Mashreq Bank wins at Seamless Awards, 2018!

  Mashreq Bank, our client in the UAE, true to their tagline of “we make it possible” – have made it possible! Mashreq has won at the Seamless Awards, 2018, in the category of DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AND INNOVATION OF THE YEAR – B2C. The awards are the Middle East’s most coveted tech awards in finance and retail. This award category recognises brands that have most successfully re-engineered and re-energised their…

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Life @Crayon – Amev

How long have you been at Crayon? 4 years and 8 months What do you do at Crayon? Corporate Finance What’s your average day like? Spreadsheets. At our investors’ beck and call. The Occasional ‘Story to Deck’. More Spreadsheets. Basically, Saving The World! What’s your favorite Crayon memory? Signing the Mitsui investment agreement What’s your favourite thing about working at Crayon?/ What keeps you coming to work every day? There is always…

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Interview with Nitin Chugh on personalization & digital transformation in banks

I recently interviewed Nitin Chugh, Country Head – Digital Banking at HDFC Bank Limited, and we discussed some hot topics in banking industry today: digital transformation, personalization, AI & machine learning, blockchain etc. HDFC Bank is an acknowledged Innovation leader in the BFSI space. Nitin heads the Digital Innovation Unit which works on new ideas, technologies and solutions, to build and deliver a comprehensive suite of digital solutions and products. He is…

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