Silicon beat reports that Canaan partners a Valley based VC has set up office in India. Helping run ts Indian office is Alok Mittal(a BoA member) who posts sometimes at Venturewoods. As discussed in the post by Matt this might be the first few example of VC's coming to India and setting up offices here. … Continue reading New VC on the block
Two days ago a friend from in a b-school asked me to give him a list of early startups in India. I have been tracking the startup scene in India for a long time now but when he asked me to give a list then I did not have one that I could pass it … Continue reading Indian Tech Startups
Tieboston has a blog .I don’t know when tiebangalore or tiehyderabad will start having a blog. Rajat has been trying to push for that a lot,let’s see when that starts happening. As in one of the posts the Jay author of the blog notes TiE members seemed to be scared of blogging.
Nuggets of wisdom learnt through painstaking experience by an entreprenuer. I could not agree more to each of the word spelt in his post. Reproducing below the key points spelt in the post. You don’t need an MBA for the first 3 years What type of people should be in the team: … Continue reading Entrepreneurial Lessons
I was forwarded this news article by a friend few days ago, it is relinked at many places now. Few folks at IIT Powai are trying to help build a Global Entreprenuership Network connecting entreprenuers and VC's , they are also trying to collaborate with entrepreneurship cell at Stanford … Continue reading Entrepreneurship Network
Sequoia Capital India does series A round of investing in TutorVista. The investment is around $2 million. It is founded by Ganesh K who is a serial entreprenuer with earlier successes like Customer Asset(BPO). Tutorvista according him is a "new generation education company" that is challenging the "cyber coolie" label given to the Indian BPO … Continue reading Sequoia Capital India’s First Investment
I like Paul Graham's articles very much even though I find couple of his articles amusing where he uses somewhat of a short cut logic to derive a conclusion. His latest article titled ‘How to be silicon valley’ is by far one of the best articles I have read so far. Also so because it … Continue reading Silicon Valley elsewhere
From the main page of Khosla Ventures website. "An entrepreneur is someone who dares to dream the dreams and is foolish enough to try to make those dreams come true."
A fantastic article in CNN money on "How to build bulletproof startups" co-written by the brilliant Om Malik. There is so much of useful info to learn from this and for me having read this there are a few holes that I need to fill 🙂 Why … Continue reading How to build bullet proof startups
I attend almost every TiE meet that I can as there is always something new to learn or someone interesting to meet there. Have been attending all the bangalore meet since over an year and all the hyd meets since last couple of months. The one meet (the biggest & most talked about one) which … Continue reading Tiecon notes