At Venturewoods there is a new page VentureAsk to bring your queries and help experts in the community address real problems. The idea behind this emerged from the consistent urge of fellow colleagues, entrepreneurs, startup enthusiasts on trying to solve problems in their startup journey or their road to start-up. Many times, such questions were […]
Having managed HR departments for over 110 companies in last 5 years, I am amazed to see the consistent absence of comprehensive HR plan inside or even alongside the annual business plan. And this remains the top reason why goal alignments, reviews and resource agility remains perpetual challenge. Most managers end up reacting to situations […]
Is there anyone in the startup community in gurgaon – having co-working space for a 2-5 member team? Couldnt get much information elsewhere, but hoping to get a response on venturewoods. You can reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks a ton and a wish a very happy new year 2012 for the startup community!!
Like any Start-up before it’s big release, we at the Team Proto have been extremely busy with the big event which is coming to town. As some of you should be aware, Proto.in is taking place on the 30th of Jan in IIT Bombay. For Start-ups, Investors and the Audience alike, we have an action […]
There is a lot of knowledge that resides among people, and not everybody is able to make it to real-life meets. In an increasingly connected world, it might make sense to make use of the technology that exists. There are also a lot of folks – aspiring entrepreneurs in tier II cities who do want […]
These are links to some presentations that were part of Startonomics, a conference for Startups. There are some very good nuggets that most of our companies could benefit from: 1. Moving out of the Garage: 2. Product Development 101 (Fast Track Product Development)
I grew up with a poster in my room saying “The size of your world is as big as your dreams”. It was always there when you woke up to remind you to think beyond the box. It still hangs there in my room at my parents place. It’s the thought that came into my […]
According to http://www.gartner.com/it/page.jsp?id=681107&format=print Top 10 Disruptive Technologies for 2008-2012 Multicore and hybrid processors Virtualisation and fabric computing Social networks and social software Cloud computing and cloud/Web platforms Web mashups User Interface Ubiquitous computing Contextual computing Augmented reality Semantics
These may be partial approaches to present economic scenario for technology entrepreneurs. Embracing Business Models for Open Source Software Embracing Open Innovation These are my recent talks in OSS Camp delhi. http://www.slideshare.net/prady/oss-business-models-presentation http://www.slideshare.net/prady/open-innovation-and-opensource-software-presentation
Looking for “fundable(?) tech startup ideas”? Ycombinator lists 30. http://ycombinator.com/ideas.html Which one you want to take?
From http://www.ssireview.org/articles/entry/rediscovering_social_innovation/ Social entrepreneurship and social enterprise have become popular rallying points for those trying to improve the world. These two notions are positive ones, but neither is adequate when it comes to understanding and creating social change in all of its manifestations. The authors make the case that social innovation is a better vehicle […]
During the time when venture valuations are down, 10 ways to save during startup 1-Live cheaply 2-Use creative financing 3-Start small 4-Put money toward revenue-producing elements 5-Market through media and word-of-mouth 6-Staff smart 7-Negotiate the best deals 8-Look for inexpensive technical tools 9-Use credit cards wisely 10-Offer fractional ownership as payment More at http://www.entrepreneur.com/magazine/entrepreneur/2008/august/195718.html How […]