COVID 19 pandemic has affected all nations and global economy. The world is seeking the silver rays of hope as the spread and fear of pandemic has subsided substantially in many parts of the world, particularly in India. As part of international seminar series a session was organised in Sahrdaya Institute of Management Studies on January 11, 2023. Internationally renowned academician Dr Justin Paul led the session. He opinioned the digital era has a long way to go and companies that fail to upgrade technologically will have a tough time. Edutech and Fintech companies will rule the economy in next few years, according to Dr Justin Paul. The students of Sahrdaya Institute of Management Studies discussed the points put forth by Dr.Justin in groups and summed up the session calling for 'upgrade technology or perish'