About us

Inc42 is a leading Indian media and information platform, known for its end-to-end coverage of the Indian startup ecosystem. We work with the mission to empower, connect & grow the Indian Startup Ecosystem by providing a deep understanding of the startup economy through data-backed news and analysis.

Inc42 is the authoritative voice of the Indian Startup Ecosystem and it has brought to light the amazing stories of thousands of startups, entrepreneurs, technological innovations, businesses and many other constituents of the startup ecosystem.

Starting 3 years ago from scratch, Inc42 has now become the gateway to the Indian startup ecosystem, having published more than 13,000 stories and touching the lives of more than 10 Million people in India every month.

Role description

Inc42 Media is looking for passionate journalists - people who tirelessly aim to find and read about what's happening in the tech community and want to report the same at the earliest. You have an eye for detail and enjoy chasing up stories and the people behind them for interviews/comment. If you love people, events and developing relationships, keen to learn the background of a story, thrive on the details and above all, be passionate about being first to publish a story, Inc42 is the place for you!

Key Responsibilities

  • Writing feature articles on start-ups and the ecosystem.
  • Conduct audio, video and/or written interviews.
  • Track & report current events & trends in Tech startup domain.
  • Analyse information and present in a concise manner.
  • Research, read and always be be on top of the market environment & general happenings to identify opportunities and leads.

Desired Skills

The ideal individual is passionate about the Startup ecosystem and Technology (Product and/or Service) in India. You need to live and breathe digital, and be someone who is always connected. This domain should matter to you. You have to tell us what in Startup’s matters to you and why.

  • Passionate about startup ecosystem and technology (product/service).
  • Fast, confident writer.
  • Natural drive to get to a news story first.
  • Obsessed about details: have a strong sense of skepticism and understanding of logic.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity: ours is a fast paced business, with limited information at your disposal.
  • You need to have an eye for news and current affairs.
  • You need to be social: being active on social networks, especially Twitter, is a must.
  • Excellent command of the English language is a must (verbal & written).
  • Preference would be given to candidates with online work experience and had association with Startup News agencies, or at least having blogged for a few years.
  • Knowledge of Indonesian startup market is a plus.

Message from the Editor

“We're not hiring employees. Being media and the voice of people doesn't need employees. We are looking for people who will have an open and collaborative approach as well as a genuine enthusiasm for sharing information, ideas and learning with colleagues to produce innovative projects. Come join us in changing the way the world makes decisions.”


Candidates must lie in one of the four categories mentioned below:

  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in Tech domain as a Reporter/Journalist/Staff Writer/Correspondent.


  • Minimum 4-5 years of experience in any other domain as a Reporter/Journalist/Staff Writer/Correspondent.


  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in Tech domain as a Senior Reporter/Journalist/Staff Writer/Correspondent.


  • Minimum 3-4 years of experience in any other domain as a Senior Reporter/Journalist/Staff Writer/Correspondent.


Candidates from all disciplines are welcome to apply. Personality and past experience are the dominant parameters for this role.

Perks of Joining us

  • Open & autonomous environment so you can work in a true startup culture.
  • Competitive salary based on your experience.
  • Get to work with some of the best minds of Indian startup ecosystem (our team & our investors).
  • Umpteen opportunities for personal and professional growth because you’ll be a part of the most coveted events & activities organised by Inc42 such as our annual flagship event - The Junction
  • Play an important role in shaping the startup ecosystem and the society by contributing to Inc42 and bringing your ideas to life which will propagate among the millions of readers of Inc42.

Target start date: Immediate.

Number of positions: 2.

Location: This role is based out of our office in New Friends Colony, Delhi & Bangalore ( Work From Home ).

Note: We are a six day working company. Please apply only if you can fulfil this minimum requirement.