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Will Delhi startups outsource tech to Bangalore?

Delhi NCR seems to have emerged as one of the strongest startup ecosystems in the country. From internet to mobility and ITES/BPO/KPO, the quality of startups is compelling. However, of late, there has been a view that the tech ecosystem is not keeping pace. I was having a chat with a friend, who pointed out […]

Tech Startups: We are NOT on our own

As much as Vijay would like us to be left on our own, doesn’t look like we have that option 🙂 The budget seems to continue to impede the pace at which Indian entrepreneurship wants to grow. Some key elements below. The tax passthrough status to angel funds is welcome. It seems that this immediately […]

Tata Social Enterprise Challenge – Call for Nominations

Tata group and IIMC have launched the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge. Key highlights: • National level competition to find India’s most promising social enterprises • Identified social entrepreneurs to be offered mentorship support, funding opportunities and an opportunity to be incubated at IIM Calcutta’s Incubation Centre • Teams need to have an early stage venture […]

HR Ideas for Business : 6-10 : Induction, Probation, Hiring, Grievance...

Here are the next 5 Ideas for better Business performance in building Human Synergies. In this posting you would find basic information about Induction, Probation, Grievance Redressal, High Requirement Hiring and Setting Expectation of Performance. These are very day-to-day issues and needs to be addressed on the go.  Please do read and add new inputs and perspective […]

Mary Meeker update

An incremental update to Mary Meeker internet report. On the India front, internet continues to grow fast, mobile web surpasses desktop web, and smartphone penetration takes off with a lot of headroom to go, 2012 KPCB Internet Trends Year-End Update from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Changing face of Mobile VAS

We have had several discussions on Mobile VAS on venturewoods earlier. Many of us have noticed the transition away from operator-led services – for reasons to do with operators (revenue shares, non payment of dues), service operators (excessive push, billing frauds), as well as regulators (ad-hoc regulations). Last friday, Canaan did an event around emerging […]