Standard and Poor says America is getting POOR. Economists ,capitalists,governments and people are discussing the fallout of such a situation. But what does it mean for an entrepreneur.In case somebody has misssed recent article by Jug Suraiya in TOI ,here it isÂ http://blogs.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/jugglebandhi/entry/debt-do-us-partÂ .Wherein the associate writer mentions that in this knowledge economy ,US started producing everying […]
Hi Entrepreneurs and VCs Since Innovation(s) make(s) or break(s) the entrepreneurs, I think this is relevant here.Â I have uploaded a presentation on Innovation Engineering at SlideShare. http://www.slideshare.net/innoengineering/innovation-engineeringÂ 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. […]
Interesting note here – India should have a parallel opportunity, perhaps including delivery logistics.
Inc India carries iYogi as cover story for March 2011. Some great insights into what has gone behind the rapid scale iYogi has seen over last 4 years. iYogi Cover story – Inc India Mar 2011 View more documents from Alok Mittal.
Yes.Entrepreneurs and VCs can useÂ Innovation Engineering. Entrepreneurs to understand the needs, design, implement, validate/verify and evolve/revolutionize Innovation. VCs to validate/verify and revalidate/reverify Innovation of their portfolio and future portfolio companies. More on Innovation Engineering is here:http://3innovate.net/innoengineering.htmÂ and hereÂ http://www.facebook.com/innoengineering
Interesting developments on mobile payments over past quarter or so. I think the space for startups to play has shifted significantly due to these. First, the announcement of NPCI mobile payment service is a big development. Practically, this kills any mobile payment technology initiative in the short run. Not because it will necessarily be successful […]
With reference to the growth of e-com in India ,now digital money is growing at the cost of liquid cash.This digitalÂ money could be a credit card (if it is credit cardÂ ,than all chances of itÂ being visa) or a mobile cash.But evenÂ mobile transcactions are takingÂ place thruÂ credit cards.In India we do not seeÂ real mobile cash like the […]
Among a close group of friends in the Paas, SaaS and IaaS sector in India and a few members from the VC community, we have been talking for sometime about the need to come together to discover and support innovators working on new SaaS products/services. The challenge really is to democratize development and support the […]
There has been a swelling debate around the original intent of microfinance organizations centered around social good, and the recent “commercialization” of the model as evident in private fund raising, and promoters and PE funds making windfall gains in public markets. The article here by Elisabeth Rhyne seems to advance a great argument for the […]
Seems like there is growing interest in mobile information services for farmers. TCS has mKrishi, Intuit had another application to get mandi prices etc, and IFFCO Kisan Sanchar Ltd has a mobile information business with Airtel… Looks like a great application area given the number of farmers out there. The notion also extends to other […]
â€œDoes your company have a Facebook page?â€ In order to be truly successful in building a live and engaging community on the web, you need to have both a positioning strategy and an execution plan in place. To formulate a strategy for your online community, you need to answer a few critical questions before you […]
Interesting business around creating content and answering questions regarding agriculture. I guess the kind of content people will find relevant and will pay for – check out aAQUA.org