Posts Categorized: Entrepreneurship

The #ChennaiTricolor Initiative

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The Chennai Tricolor Initiative

If you ask any economist, what the secret weapon to accelerating the growth of a country is, they will tell you it is Entrepreneurs. A decade or so ago, it happened. The wildfire enthusiasm and relentless of Indian entrepreneurs caught up steam. And that is phenomenal, but there is a BUT. Entrepreneurship is a great […]

 

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Dear Startup: Don’t try to Change User Behaviour.

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When I am talking to a startup team and they tell me that they are going to “change behaviour”, it sends red signals all the way. I didn’t know how to explain it till i thought about it a bit. Truth is, a young startup (a fledgling and not the flipkart types calling itself a […]

 

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Opensourcing your core, as a strategy

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Open-sourcing your core is such a powerful move. Years ago when Reddit was getting way too much competition all around – Digg was reinventing, Stack overflow was trying to build something similar etc – they did a radical thing and open sourced their code base. It sounds like a dumb strategy, but is a brilliant […]

 

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Be warned of the Culture of Excess

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The big moves, are made to polarize. You can’t win everyone, at the sametime, it is important to let go of those who aren’t pretty much bhakts of what it is that you are building to get to the finish line. But you can also lose your right hand man if you decide to go […]

 

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