For those of you going through tough times, especially those looking for jobs, I suggest you consider “creating” your own job. Here’s Rafat Ali’s story on how he created his own job and became an entrepreneur.
Pakistani entrepreneur Ashar Aziz does a phenomenal job explaining how to find and develop innovation opportunities at the cusps of different domains.
For those of you who have admired the Exodus story from afar, here’s your chance to listen to Jagadeesh telling his story.
I recently interviewed KK. Some of you may be interested in checking the series out.
Friends, I have embarked on writing a book series to help you navigate your own personal entrepreneurial journeys by listening to entrepreneurs who have come before. Volume One of the series is now available on Amazon.com. You can read more on the project here. Take a look, and I will be inviting some of you […]
Friends, writing the Vision India 2020 series has been extremely interesting and rewarding. The series is being syndicated by Indian newspaper, DNAIndia, and I keep receiving emails from entrepreneurs who are working on / thinking about ventures along the lines of my Vision India columns. Here are the ones that I have written so far: […]
After the first 4 pieces, Preface, MIT India: Engineering Education, Urja: Global Fashion Brand, and Lucid: K-12 Education, here are two new ones: Darjeeling: A Tea Lounge Brand and Renaissance: A Heritage Holidays Brand. Hope you enjoy these, and also, do let me know what concepts *you* would like to see explored in the Vision […]
Here are pointers to the articles so far in this series: Preface MIT India: Engineering Education Urja: Global Fashion Brand Lucid: K-12 Education MIT India and Urja have also generated a great deal of discussion, which I welcome you to read and participate in. Lucid is a new piece, and I expect, will generate similar […]
This is a new series in which I invite readers to take a journey with me into the future through the minds of multiple entrepreneurs, who by addressing the opportunities I see today, will perhaps shape the future of India. But in this series, we will close our eyes, and exist in this future, and […]
My new Forbes column Bootstrap Yourself highlights Silicon Valley’s hottest new trend, Bootstrapping. Indian entrepreneurs, you need to embrace this trend, given that the early stage venture capital industry doesn’t quite have its act together yet. Great bootstrapping case studies I have covered are Sridhar Vembu, Frank Levinson and Jerry Rawls, Cree Lawson, and Beatrice […]
I encourage Indian entrepreneurs experienced in the IT outsourcing industry, and alarmed by my Death of Indian Outsourcing piece to read Sudhakar Ram’s Wave 3 of Indian Outsourcing. Other related pieces on the topic are: India’s Labor Arbitrage Strategy, Indian IT: The Next 8 Years, and Silicon Valley’s Unknown Indian. Also, here are my related […]
Here’s my latest Forbes Column: The Smartest Unknown Indian Entrepreneur. What is touching, is that the entrepreneur profiled here is also infinitely humble, embarrassed by this sort of attention from the media. In my private exchange with him, I have expressed my deepest respect, and the reason I want to feature this story repeatedly is […]