At Venture Intelligence, we recently had a great experience interviewing Hemu Ramaiah, founder of the Landmark bookstore chain (in which the Tatas acquired a majority stake in 2005). For me, the interview (which is part our Entrepreneur Podcast series “Entrevista”) served as a confirmation that a customer facing role is the best start to an […]
Communicating the presence of your companyÂ Facebook page and keeping users or readers engaged is a second important part of building a company page on Facebook. I had writtenÂ last week about developing a strategy and an execution plan as a first step. After youâ€™ve identified your community-building objectives and the target audience, the key question to […]
â€œDoes your company have a Facebook page?â€ In order to be truly successful in building a live and engaging community on the web, you need to have both a positioning strategy and an execution plan in place. To formulate a strategy for your online community, you need to answer a few critical questions before you […]
Interesting business around creating content and answering questions regarding agriculture. I guess the kind of content people will find relevant and will pay for – check out aAQUA.org
A Coller Capital report suggests that India and China might be net beneficiaries of the degradation in PE returns in developed markets. It predicts that PE investments in India and China will continue to climb despite higher risk. Key question: will it happen just in growth investing, or also in venture capital?
Why Google will succeed where Microsoft failed Back in 1997, Microsoft announced the acquisition of a company called WebTV. WebTV’s product was a set top box with a 100Mhz processor, 2MB RAM and 2MB ROM. Using a built in dial-up modem, subscribers could browse the web,Â watch TV as they browsed the web and record […]
It is publicity (of the right variety) that creates winners. Of course not to suggest even for a minute that substance is secondary. It isnâ€™t. If anything, it will always remain the primary reason, that will differentiate the winners from â€œalso-rans.â€Â But, as they say even Eagles need a push! The IT industry is not […]