Posts Categorized: Entrepreneurship

Why Airtel Threatens the Future of Tech in India

Posted by & filed under Entrepreneurship.

Part 1 of this issue is blogged here. Back in the 70s when we were laying the telecom network in India, someone cheapened out. They laid the copper wires, but laid very poor quality copper – because we were a third world country at that point and telephones were a luxury. Years later when broadband […]

 

105
Kudos
Don't
move!

Launching The Prototyping Guide

Posted by & filed under Entrepreneurship.

As you know … We started this initiative called In50hrs three years ago. Having seen more than 3000 participants attend, pitch their ideas, form teams and build prototypes – and with more than 10 years of experience working with startups, I am faced with one question over and over again – “Is there like a […]

 

23
Kudos
Don't
move!

What’s your #1 Resource?

Posted by & filed under Entrepreneurship.

Most people who start up clearly recognize that they require resources. But often times when I ask them, what is it that they would want, they give one simple answer: Funding. Capital, over the years have come to mean one thing – money, but in a more liberal form (and original context) capital refers to […]

 

44
Kudos
Don't
move!

Choose to be nice. Please

Posted by & filed under Entrepreneurship.

Starting up, is against the odds. The natural thing for a startup, is to die. Nature, contrary to populary belief, doesn’t by default nurture, but is aggressive and kills. If you want an instrospective view, look at yourself. Every single moment and with every breathe that we take, our cells are getting older, our bodies […]

 

27
Kudos
Don't
move!