Smaller technology firms offer hope amid IT gloom

Driven by young workers, smaller global firms stepped up hiring in India to grow digital business

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Rubrik, a Palo Alto-based cloud data management firm, plans to hire up to 500 people over the next three years in Bengaluru as it looks to transform its India unit into a global product development centre.  “We would invest $50 million in the next two-three years in India, and we would hire 300-500 people (here),” says Bipul Sinha, co-founder and chief executive officer, Rubrik.  Sinha, whose company is a Unicorn, or a start-up valued at over $ 1 billion, after he raised $ 180 million from investors in April, believes its India workforce will play a ...