Aalaap Nair

Aalaap is presently pursuing a BE Hons. in Mechanical Engineering at BITS Pilani. An ardent nihilist with a propensity for needless absolutism, he takes inspiration from figures such as the late Christopher Hitchens and Shashi Tharoor on their unapologetic manner.

Aalaap Nair

A Marketplace for Legal Services, with Legistify

The Indian legal system, despite its obvious merit, is a particularly inaccessible one. Individuals and businesses in need of legal assistance often find themselves overwhelmed – with litanies of inscrutable documents, often predatory or detrimental to their interests, and access to the best lawyers is limited by availability, distance and an objective, consumer-centric definition of …

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Location-Powered Futures for Young Entrepreneurs, with Locale.ai

This is the first in a series of question-answer style articles, with innovators and industry leaders, meant to provide budding entrepreneurs with answers to pressing questions about ideating, starting up, receiving funding and taking their products to market, in addition to offering unique insights into the tech industry.    The $8.1 billion (and rapidly expanding) …

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Woodstock: The Summer of ‘69

In the summer of 1969 (August 15 – 18), about half a million people witnessed something truly magical at the Woodstock festival on a dairy farm north-west of New York. But the media portrayal of the event tells an altogether different story. Eminent publications of the day told of degenerate, drug-addled hippies descending upon Bethel, …

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