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Joining Canaan Partners

Wish to announce that Canaan Partners (pronounced K-nun) is opening their office in India, and I will be heading that up. Canaan is an early stage investment firm, and focusses on IT and Healthcare technologies. I am pretty encouraged that the Canaan Partnership is keen to share their learnings and experiences of over 19 years […]

TieCon Silicon Valley – Videos

Silicon Valley had its TieCon couple of weeks back. Wahindia brings its coverage on the event. Would particularly recommend Shashi Thuroor’s one-on-one interview where he talks about the winds of globalization and its influence on cultures around the world. 0

Indian 3D animation in Cannes

Here’s a link to a news item – 3D Bollywood goes to Cannes– I picked up today morning. Looks like another story – Indian animation outsourcing – is moving towards maturity. With the depth and variety of content we have in India, not to mention, a population completely bonded with Bollywood, cricket and music, we […]

“Investing in India” conference

Here‘s what sounds like an interesting conference: Columbia Business School ‘s South Asian Business Association is pleased to present the Annual Columbia India Business Conference. The Conference will be held on April 14, 2006 at Columbia University in New York City . Sounds like some interesting speakers too: Sam Pitroda, Kanwal Rekhi, and Jagdish Bhagwati, […]

I like this stuff — the concept seems very relevant, not much competition on city specific portals. The key is how local it can become — looks like largely a content driven play, but user participation is important. 0

Bar Camp Chennai – Come, Geek & Rock!

BarCamp is an ad-hoc un-conference born from the desire for people to share and learn in an open environment. It is an intense event with discussions, demos and interaction from attendees. It’s an unconference, so everybody will participate in the happenings, unlike traditional conferences, where one person talk and the other’s listen. India’s first BarCamp […]