Certainty

In life the things that you do depend on the degree of certainty. A few days back Salma mailed this...

Founder Trails to unknown territories

.b_head{ color:#f57f20; text-decoration:underline; } "After climbing a great hill, one only finds...

Culture Vs. Competence - Startup Style

.b_head{ color:#f57f20; text-decoration:underline; } Entrepreneurs often write to me; through m...

Why Uber, Ola and Flipkart can't do what Amazon can

.b_head{ color:#f57f20; text-decoration:underline; } I was reading an article with a similar tit...

Knowledge fuels Ego

As humankind evolved, so did our curiosity. Curiosity led us to question. The process of answering a...

MVP Testing

Most entrepreneurs start with a problem statement. They wish to make money by solving the problem th...

Everybody is NOT your customer

.b_head{ color:#f57f20; text-decoration:underline; } We have seen that nobody really cares for ...

Community is about people

.b_head{ color:#f57f20; text-decoration:underline;" } Its exactly 2 days ahead of the day, 4 yea...

Succeeding is about persistence

I meet so many entrepreneurs regularly and talk to them about, how their business is doing. I am ...

The first employee we did not recruit

Startups, founders, passion, need for perfection, the wish to just know every thing that happens in ...

Jugaad - Not the best way...

In India we have the habit of choosing short-cuts to doing things which we like to call 'Jugaad'. Un...

Demonetisation is a lost opportunity for digital payment providers

.b_head{ color:#f57f20; text-decoration:underline; } The move made by Modi to Demonetise 86% of ...

Building an Awesome Team

How to build a great team - 101 Are you running your business  with stress or bliss? This can ...

Power of Culture

You often tend to realise things when you look at them from another point of view. Travelling abr...

Chatbots are going to replace websites and apps

We have been interacting with computers and getting information in return for quite some time, that ...

Agriculture : Startup Opportunities

Despite being the second most populous and the seventh largest country in the world, we still lack i...

Multitasking is Killing Your Brain

.b_head{ color:#f57f20; text-decoration:underline;} Many people believe themselves to be mult...

Speed and Belief

The other day I was driving out of town. It took me about 45 minutes to do 15 Kms inside of Bangalor...

Productivity for Entrepreneurs - Start now

Productivity - Wikipedia says it is "Productivity is an average measure of the efficiency of produc...

How to Raise Money Without Begging Investors

.b_head{ color:#f57f20; text-decoration:underline;} Trying to generate funds for your new busines...

Why SaaS is the way forward for Healthcare

Starting a business, even in healthcare, is a challenging journey. It involves managing and juggling...

Perseverance died a silent death - Zoomo

.b_head{ color:#f57f20; text-decoration:underline; } If every plan that we ever imagined was goin...

Post investment survival tools for co-founders

In every startup, the founders come together; face all of the challenges together hoping one day to ...

What do investors (VC / PE) look for in a tech start-up?

At one level, an investor is an investor is an investor. But there are nuances as to how various inv...

Six Personalities You Need For Your Startup

.b_head{ color:#f57f20; text-decoration:underline; } According to Bernd Schoner, author of The Te...

Yahoo! The Upside

.b_head{ color:#f57f20; text-decoration:underline; } A lot of ink has been spilt on the many mis...

Failures and Rejections make us strong, if we let them

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Things you should not do as an Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs face no shortage of advice about how to make the most of their strengths, with guidanc...

Why would a customer buy from a startup?

.b_head{ color:#f57f20; text-decoration:underline; } Never before in India’s history, has there...

Have a heart. That is what your startup needs.

We have been adopting the western ways very easily, especially the younger generation. We can see th...

Questions you should ask before Starting Up

.b_head{ color:#f57f20; text-decoration:underline;} Over the years I have met with scores of peop...

What is a Startup?

A decade ago, if you were talking about startups, you might have been required to explain what it wa...

Knowledge kills Imagination while Ignorance flames it

I tend to put down the various thoughts I have in mind as notes to someday write about it. Last week...

Selling - How it works...

.b_head{ color:#f57f20; text-decoration:underline; } There are many different terminologies that ...

Why Starting up is like Cooking

.b_head{ color:#f57f20; text-decoration:underline;} I have always maintained that starting a star...

Asking for a favour

.b_head{ color:#f57f20; text-decoration:underline;} This happened a while back. But its still qui...

Overestimation - Interesting Insights which I myself just realised!!

So last weekend, we had chosen "Overestimation" as a theme for our Startups Club meeting. We were ex...