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Its Black Magic Stupid!

Black Swan is the buzzword for economists and other street guys across the world. Black Swan is the name of the book written by Nicholas Taleb in which he says that Black Swan is an event which is beyond our thinking. People across the world have started to call recent financial crisis as once in […]

Starting Up in a Downturn

Downturn? I have only realized it much later after turning entrepreneur in December 2008. Nothing seems to have changed. March is busy as usual for clients when one rationalizes that business would start flowing in from April! Clients on the other hand are as difficult to make part with money beyond the idea honeymoon as […]

Brad Feld, On the Ecosystem.

Came across this blog post by Brad Feld, on his observations between VCs and Entrepreneurs and the so-called Ecosystem to speak of.  It’s kinda an interesting read. Brad Feld on VCs, Entrepreneurs and the Ecosystem. Some of the highlights: I’ve long believed that the entrepreneurs are the motive force behind all entrepreneurial ecosystems – not […]

Looking through the fog

Business standard invited us to do a guest column on the state of early stage technology investing in India today. Key perspectives: – Slow, but still there. Odds aren’t very different from before. – Watch your target market and customers – key markets continue to be vibrant. – Valuation meltdown is more pronounced in later […]

Notes from GSMA

Eli Novershten from Canaan Israel office was at GSMA last month, and has shared his takeouts from the conference. I hope it is useful. Please use the fullscreen mode at bottom right of the widget for clarity. It seems that cell phones are beginning to come across as a shock to mobile telecom companies! The […]

Barcamp Indore – 22nd Mar

We invite you to be a part of the first ever BarCamp Indore being hosted by IIM Indore. A BarCamp is an ad-hoc ‘un-conference’ born from the desire of people to share and learn in an open environment. It is an intense event with discussions, demos and interaction from attendees. Anyone with something to contribute […]