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Bootstrap to Exit

Over the last decade and more, I’ve had the privilege of working with a large number of bootstrapped entrepreneurs. These include self-financed companies and also modestly capitalized startups that operate in a capital-efficient manner applying the principles of bootstrapping. [You can review my Bootstrapping course on LinkedIn to review these.] For our Seed Capital series of podcasts and blog […]

30 Fundraising Terms Entrepreneurs Need To Know

Ready to begin fundraising for your startup? Make sure you know these terms first. Don’t blow all your hard work and potential by completely flopping on basic startup fundraising terminology. Know these words and lingo so you can pitch and walk into investor meetings sounding like a pro who has done their homework. In simple […]

Walk down Silicon Alley…

Last week I had the opportunity to spend time with startups and tech companies in New York, aka Silicon Alley. The excitement in the startup and venture circles in the city was impressive. Previously where finance used to dominate all conversations, now its about ad tech, social/mobile and Pinterest clones. VC’s seems to around each corner – […]

Presentation on Innovation Engineering at SlideShare

Hi Entrepreneurs and VCs Since Innovation(s) make(s) or break(s) the entrepreneurs, I think this is relevant here. I have uploaded a presentation on Innovation Engineering at SlideShare. http://www.slideshare.net/innoengineering/innovation-engineering  Thanks for reviewing the presentation and letting me know your comments and suggestions.FYI, Innovation Engineering is made in India/Delhi by a 100% self-funded and 0% grant startup, 3innovate. […]

The Largest gathering of Cleantech companies in India

TiE Hyderabad organized the ‘Largest Gathering of Cleantech Companies in India’. The conference was held in partnership with Nexus, SONG and New Ventures India. The event was a focused “no-frills” networking event of investors and entrepreneurs. The day was divided into 4 sections: Smart Grid, Energy Efficiency, Recycling and Renewable Energy. Companies operating in each […]

Is Micro-Funding a New Trend to Come?

A lot of folks seem to be very curious as to what I am working on, since my stepping back from Proto.in. Well, quite a bit actually and on some rather serious stuff. Serious as cash, infact. One of the major concerns that has been on my mind is the scarcity of capital in this […]

The Tweetie Helpline | @start24x7

So, We have been kinda noticing this trend. Forums are great, and with the present rate at which the startup community seems to be growing, there is more and more a need to be real-time. We felt it, just by the way we were interacting with people on twitter, but there was certainly a need […]

NEW entrepreneurship website- entrepreneurship.org

Kauffman Foundation has started a NEW entrepreneurship website. http://entrepreneurship.org/ and resources center http://www.entrepreneurship.org/ResourcesCenter/ The website tells “In the midst of our worst financial crisis in decades, entrepreneurs will once again lead the economic recovery.” Actually, innovation and entrepreneurship (in business, social, political and military areas) are the reasons what makes USA and UK different from […]