Entrepreneurship, Government Initiatives, Internet, News

Karnataka Gov is sponsoring 50L per Entrepreneur: Are you ready to fly to Silicon Valley?

Government of Karnataka is taking a unique initiative – by sending 25 entrepreneurs to Silicon Valley for 3-4 years to understand the start-up culture; interact with angel investors and other entrepreneurs. It plans to launch this cross-border entrepreneurship program in September in partnership with Indian entrepreneurs in the US. In good news for entrepreneurs from Karnataka, the state government will …


Entrepreneurship, How to start a Company?, Internet, New Startups, Startup, Startup Events, Venture Capital

NASSCOM Launches first Startup Warehouse for Tech startups

India’s IT industry representative body NASSCOM – the National Association of Software and Service Companies has opened its first co-working facility. It’s called Start-up Warehouse, and it’s created for tech start-ups and the entrepreneur community in the Diamond district of Bangalore.   Located in Bangalore’s Diamond district, the warehouse has about 10,000 square feet space with approximately 70 seats. The …


Why India is not a “Ideal Place” for Tech / IT startups

Though Bangalore is proving that it is by far and away India’s startup capital, aided in the assumption of this title by the software companies which first put the city on the global map. A strong community of engineers with global work experience, savvy customers and growing pools of early-stage capital, are transforming the city into a global startup hub, …

25 key lessons Eric Schmidt taught us on Nasscom meet at NewDelhi

  Google’s Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt stopped by in Bangalore and spent about 4 hours at the Google’s office in the city, talking to employees. Schmidt also met with senior government functionaries in Delhi, to talk about Google’ joint initiative with Nasscom and Microsoft India to help start-up companies in India.

1 NYC & 1 Gurgaon startup makes it easy to find & hire maids online!

Now Hire Maids Online! 2 new online startups have emerged to take the hassle out of finding and scheduling a professional maid to clean your apartment or house.  The startups are the themaidscompany.com from Gurgaon and getmaid.com of NewYork City. Though both of them offer more or less easy ways to find and hire maids online – though the business models …

Microsoft’s full-on offensive campaign against Google

Microsoft’s offensive campaign against Google Microsoft just launched a full-on offensive campaign against Google for holiday shoppers called “Scroogled.” Looks like an opportunistic and desperate attempt by the software giant to tell people not to get screwed over by Google.com/shopping this holiday shopping season for its newly introduced shopping search feature.

Petition: Against SOPA and PIPA – The web is meant to be “Open for all”

Petition Against SOPA and PIPA – The web is meant to be “Open for all” SOPA/PIPA is an attempt by the US congress to STOP piracy on the internet. But it takes away the freedom of expression, increases cyber-security risk and undermines the dynamic and innovative global Internet. Many will agree with me, that we will be not who we …