“VCs look for Startups going after a Big Market with a Passionate Team and have an ‘unfair advantage’.” vs “A startup is an organization built to search for a repeatable and scalable business model.” If the organization does not yet have a viable business model, how can it have an “unfair advantage”? “VCs take pure […]
If only Abhimanyu knew ‘The Art of The Exit’ as well…
IIMB EPGP Students want to meet startups
IIMB’s EPGP is an intensive one year full-time residential program designed for mid-career professionals with 7 to 15 years of experience. During their placement process, some people are interested in pursuing their career with startup companies. With the intention of connecting these people with startup companies, they are planning to organize a event on 29th […]
Muscle Capital : Delivered
I am not a car guy. I had my last car for 15 years and put over a quarter of a million kilometers on it, but a couple of months ago I bought a Tesla. It felt like a piece of history so I had to have it. It is thrilling to be able to […]
TLabs is organising startup mixer in various cities, applications open...
It’s that time of the year again when TLabs goes to a lot of Indian cities and meet early stage startups and budding entrepreneurs. TLabs has now opened applications for 4th Batch (Fall 2013) and is calling all start-ups/entrepreneurs/founders/co-founders who have awesome ideas and are looking for support in nurturing their products into sound businesses. […]
Nielsen Report – The Global Consumer
Interesting report from Nielsen regarding the mobile consumer. Has a ton of data on mobile usage patterns, and includes India as a key coverage market. Happy reading! http://nielsen.com/content/dam/corporate/us/en/reports-downloads/2013%20Reports/Mobile-Consumer-Report-2013.pdf 0
Raising Venture Capital Workshop – Bangalore Dec 18
Radical Shift presents a half-day workshop on successfully navigating the venture capital funding process, delivered by a former venture capitalist. Bangalore, December 18, 2012; 9am to 1pm Are you planning to raise external funding for your boot-strapped startup? Are you an SME owner looking for venture capital/private equity to accelerate growth? Do you want to […]
In50hrs is Back. Bigger and in a City Near You.
Â In50hrs the flagship Idea-to-Prototype event of The Startup Centre, has taken on a new avatar, with its learnings from the past four editions that were conducted in its city of Origin – Chennai, Over the Year. From the demand that the team has been receiving, we are taking this event Platform to four different […]
Whatâ€™s NXT : Digital Content â€“ Where is Money â€“ 3rd April 2012,
Digital Content : Whatâ€™s NXTÂ – Where is Money Britannica closing down its print publication after 244 years to focus on online version!Â Â The number of Internet users in India â€“ estimated at around 140 million today â€“ exceeds the number of TV sets in our homes. Facebook, with its 44 million Indian members reaches more of […]
Andreessen-Horowitz raises $1.5B for its new fund
As the New York Times reported last week, Andreessen-Horowitz has raised, yet again, a Very Large fund. Andreessen Horowitz (or a16z, as it’s sometimes called) announced today that it has raised $1.5 billion for its Fund III. The venture capital firm has now raised a total of $2.7 billion since its founding in June 2009. […]
Canaan announces fund IX
Canaan is pleased to announce its ninth fund – a $600M global early stage tech oriented fund. We will continue to invest in healthcare and IT, and across US, Israel and India. Details here. 0
Isn’t it about time You Gave your Idea a Chance?
The Third Edition of In50hrs is here. December 9 – 11, 2011 In50Hrs is a Weekend Hackathon where people with Ideas, Developers, and Designers get together to give life to ideas and have working prototypes before the weekend is out, present it to a room full of like-minded folks, and perhaps pave the way for […]