Red Herring Article
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Businessweek has reported a rumoured deal for Facebook for over a billion dollars! Now thats Web 2.0 rocking I guess we will see a few of those plans back in India pretty soon 🙂
Paypal has launched a mobile payment facility — both p2p and a text to pay facility on qualifying merchants. Check it out.
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, […]
Very positive coverage – Video
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.
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 […]
Business Today has an article on Band of Angels, and its investment in Knowcross. Knowcross – Band of Angels – Business Today pdf from the print version. Acknowledgements and thanks to BT for the same. As you might have seen, Knowcross is looking to hire great people.
Am pleased to announce the first investment made by Band of Angels India — Knowcross develops next-gen products for the hospitality industry. Its customers include leading hotels such as Oberoi, Hyatt, Intercontinental and Radisson around the world. We are very excited about investing in a global product company coming out of India, and are very […]