Unarguably, the next drivers of the Indian Tech Industry will be in the domain of Cloud and Mobile. In the next 5 years, the number of Internet users is expected to increase by three-fold, to a whopping 300 million. This penetration will most certainly include the semi-urban segment which is largely out of the ambit […]
SeedFund Event @ Delhi : After Funding What: Building High Growth Star...
Â After Funding What?Seedfund and TiE presents the secrets of fast-growth startups.How did CarWale vault to the no.1 position among car portals? Or Redbus do to grow to 10,000 tickets a day from just 10? What ‘s Edusports secret sauce in signing 100 school customers in 10 months? TiE invites you to ask founders.Seedfund comes to […]
VC Turned Entrepreneur: 3 Lessons Learned
Before joining theÂ entrepreneurÂ scene, I was a VC at Canaan Partners where my primary job was diligence-ing new deals.Â It was great practice for running my own startup, SkillSlate, a website that allows people to find & hire independent service professionals.Â However, Iâ€™ve learned that no amount of VC experience can fully prepare someone to be […]
Dreaming a Startup? – Join us at NASSCOM Product Conclave 2010
Starting up is not easy. You have to wear a hundred different hats at the same time. Building team, product design, coding, testing, marketing, selling, finance, admin, HR and everything else that comes along the way (or in the way). Does the very thought of this deter you from setting off on your dream journey? […]
Join us to learn about the opportunities and success stories of Indian...
More than 300 executives from start-ups, emerging companies and especially those developing mobile, internet applications will converge on New Delhi on the 25th of August for what is the definitive event for an IT start-up in India â€“ the EMERGEOUT Conclave to understand â€œWhat it takes to build a successful mobile, internet company from India?â€. […]
Building a startup in 30 mins (well 41ish) – Iqbal Gandham
Hi Guys During the Global Entrepreneur Week their were several great presentations made, where I was located. I thought they maybe helpful to some on this blog: 1. My video is about building a startup and can be found at http://www.iqbalgandham.com/ and the ppt deck can be found at http://www.slideshare.com/iqbalgandham 2. The rest of the […]
Killer Workshops designed for Indian Start-ups at the NASSCOM Product ...
This NASSCOM Product Conclave has the most exciting lineup of speakers this year. Whatâ€™s More! The experience goes beyond the star packed Keynotes and Panels to bring you 4 Hands-on Workshops!. These workshops are designed to enable you to succeed in your software product business. Each workshop is led by a world class practitioner who […]
Is Micro-Funding a New Trend to Come?
A lot of folks seem to be very curious as to what I am working on, since my stepping back from Proto.in. Well, quite a bit actually and on some rather serious stuff. Serious as cash, infact. One of the major concerns that has been on my mind is the scarcity of capital in this […]
The Tweetie Helpline | @start24x7
So, We have been kinda noticing this trend. Forums are great, and with the present rate at which the startup community seems to be growing, there is more and more a need to be real-time. We felt it, just by the way we were interacting with people on twitter, but there was certainly a need […]
The Startup WorkForce : A Proposal to the Community.
This is a wonderful time to be starting up. You will come across very few people who will give comparisons to all the benefits they get working for big corporates. Its one such time. Hiring will be slightly easier, and retaining them will be even more easier. Even in the midst of all that, it […]
Security startups to watch
Here’s a list of some bright and upcoming security companies which, in my opinion, have a promising potential: Endeavor Security (www.endeavorsecurity.com, Rating 4/5) – My bets are on this startup. Endeavor is an early-stage company working on a truly disruptive security framework which could be the next big thing in Internet-wide threat analysis and actionable […]
A Funded Startup: An Alienated Brother?
I have seen this cycle happen over and over again. There would be a set of guys who’d be around in most barcamps and social circles and someday they’d decide to start a company, and eventually build a product that’d gain quite a bit of traction from the “first adopters” that you find in barcamps, […]