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Two potential Ideas for startups!

I must confess that I am not always on the forefront of all the cool stuff that happens on the web. By the time things come to my notice they are probably a couple of months old. I want to believe that since I notice these cool things, they…

Five Marketing Blunders you must avoid!

Marketing is one of most treacherous of all the business disciplines I know. Check out 5 of the most dangerous marketing blunders businessmen and entrepreneurs make: Blunder 1 – Believing that ‘Advertising is marketing’! In the year 2000,…

In defense of Mark Zuckerberg!

It is now almost a month since the seminal movie “The Social Network” released. It has been dissected and analysed and commented upon by everyone remotely associated with Facebook, media or venture capital. I read the book “The Accidental…

UnPluGGd Nominations start!

The second edition of UnPluGGd is here – The debut edition last year seemed to be a big success and this year UnPluGGd promises to offer a lot more. If you are an entrepreneur, or a start-up or thinking of jumping the Entrepreneurship boat,…

What inspires a Startup?

Before I answer this question, I should answer another question first- What inspired me to write this post? The other day I was having a discussion with my Father when I subconsciously asked him about 'the type of Businessmen' in this…

Why In-dian startups stop In-novating?

Yes, both these words share common initials, but in reality there is huge gap between India and Innovation. In past decade India has become a hub for outsourcing (specially in IT), and has shown some outstanding growth in fields like…

VCs, VCs everywhere, not an Angel to fund!

How difficult it would be, for a great team working on cutting edge technology with a proven track record, and potential military applications, to raise Rs 20 lakhs in India? That is not a hypothetical question. That was the question faced…

Startups are like “2012”!

I don’t know how many of you have watched the Movie “2012”, but I watched it 2 times and found it an extremely interesting one! It’s not just about the story, the way a person can relate to Movie is also appreciative. But somehow I…
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