Though I am regular listener of Kamla's podcast show and I have been interviewed by her a few times, it was Rajiv who hat tiped me this podcast interview of Kamla with Ashish Gupta of Helion Ventures and it was an absolute delight to listen to it. I strongly recommend this to any entreprenuer, … Continue reading Ashish Gupta Kamla Bhatt Podcast
Open Coffee Club starts in Chennai and in Bangalore. This should result in a regular meetups and creation of informal network/community of entreprenuers and would benefit entreprenuers interacting with each other. But I think the unique thing about Open Coffee Clubthat differentiates from other meetups & camps is that … Continue reading Open Coffee Club India
Publishing this post a little late but this is about a meetup of a small group on 29th, it was essentially a few entreprenuers from bangalore and alok from canaan met up for about an one and half hour for an informal chat at Pecos. Amongst us we decide to do no pitching which meant that there was great and … Continue reading Informal Getto fup
Rating your VC thefunded - whatever took so long for this to happen. As soon as I get an invite I will transfer this list here and also add much more 😀
TiE Bangalore organized two excellent talks this month. The first one was from Michael Moritz of Sequia Capital who is doing an India tour currently and the second was from Deep Nishar, head of Google India. I could capture Michael Mortiz's talk but when I tried to do the same for Deep's talk my N70 … Continue reading Two talks this month
First there was kiko which was bought by Tucows a few days ago for 250,000$ and now another a so called web 2.0 company (HuckABuck) is listed on eBay with its current highest bid is about 9300$. Now Is this a burst of a bubble or the end of the web 2.0 era. Moreover Is … Continue reading Is Web 2.0 bubble being burst elsewhere and what can India learn.
In most simplistic terms a business is about value creation and a business model refers to value capture function of the person/organization coordinating the value creation. Peter Rip (who writes interesting posts about entrepreneurship and I always find good takeaways from him) has a very detailed diagram which captures his thought process when he thinks … Continue reading Thinking about Business Models
I remember a few posts by Om posted a while ago where he used to say that the axis of technology might be slowly shifting towards the somewhere in the centre of asia. Few of my friends from my alma mater are set out to spinning this axis based from Hyderabad. Check out spinaxys which … Continue reading Spinning the new axis
TiE ISB Connect this year is happening on september 20 - 22. The dates for the event was announced last year itself but their site has come up now.It is good that they launched their seperate website now. I will be covering this event this year as well.
There are some things in life that we learn by listening to others who tell you and some other we learn by finding it out by yourself. Even though it is easier to learn from what others tell there is joy in learning it by actually doing/experiencing it. Building a technology product startup in India … Continue reading It is just a journey not a destination