Entrepreneurship

Indian Startups to bring ERP solutions to manage Apartments

Startups in India are now focusing a lot on software and enterprise related issues which in turn has reached households.  A number of startups have found a new arena to learn, improve and develop – apartments and residential complexes. Few companies are creating customized softwares for such residential blocks so as to manage accounts, conduct meetings, reporting problems, monitoring movements …


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Older professionals launch ventures to bring in expertise to startup ecosystem

Older professionals are launching new ventures by bringing in a blend of experience and technical expertise to India’s burgeoning startup ecosystem. Aged fifty years or more, they are setting up companies in sectors ranging from alternative energy to technology services and gaining support from investors who are banking on their experience and wisdom. In India senior entrepreneurs are taking advantage …


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 …

Deliverwithme – Crowdsourced Ecommerce Delivery Platform

If you are a frequent flyer, then apart from the clocking air mile rewards, you can now also get free cab rides, free meals, coupons and goodies from brands. To earn such freebies – all you need to do is to carry verified eCommerce packages like shoes, apparels, books and accessories with Bangalore based platform DeliverWithMe. All packages to be …

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, …

Why startup partnerships fail prematurely?

If you have a partner, you are bound to have fights. 65% percent of all startups fail due to co-founder conflict. Look at the most common types of conflicts in a startups. Do You Recommend Any Of These Solutions? Married couples argue 321 times a year. Although there is no statistics about co-founder fighting – the number is probably not …

How to raise seed capital for your startup?

Raising money is simple but not easy. This guide illustrates one way of raising money for a startup, especially for first-time entrepreneurs. We have seen quite a few entrepreneurs go from nothing to a funded company. This infographic is a generalization of their experience.  

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 …

Startup Eventifier – Smarter way to archive event photos, conversations, tweets, videos & slides

Startup Eventifier Mohammad Saud Bakhar, Nazim Zeeshan and Jazeel Badur Ferry founded a Startup Eventifier based out of chennai. Using the resident-accelerator model of The Startup Centre, chennai they have grown their customer base into 300  out of which 15 are paid customers.  

Upcoming startup events in Hyderabad, you dont want to miss this year

Startup events in hyderabad  November 16, 2012 Anyone is welcome to pitch their startup idea and receive feedback from their peers. Teams organically form around the top ideas (as determined by popular vote) and then it’s a 54 hour frenzy of business model creation, coding, designing, and market validation. The weekends culminate with presentations in front of local entrepreneurial leaders …

You are the boss but do you pay yourself well?

Pay yourself well Always Pay yourself well first,as the proud owner of a startup, . If you’re not happy with your salary, you know there’s more work to be done.  Raising your salary to a market level will eventually make you look at your company from an investor’s perspective. It also helps better understand the value of your own time. …

TouringTalkies makes bus travel less boring with IPES

Bus travel is one of the most common mediums of inter-city transportation in India. Every day, millions of passengers travel from one city to another, spending between 5 and 20 hours sitting or sleeping in a bus. TouringTalkies’ value proposition is to provide high-definition, on-demand, personal entertainment to these passengers. India’s first and only on-demand mass transportation personal entertainment system …

Is your spouse the perfect partner for your Startup venture ?

Is spouse your perfect partner for your Startup Partnering with your spouse can turn out to be a good option for startup companies. The reason being, both of them understand each other and see the big picture. The question comes to my mind is:  Are you willing to risk your relationship if the partnership and business falls apart? Working together …

Do you have an exit strategy for your startup business?

Exit strategy for your Startup? Studies indicate that 90% of new businesses quit in the first five years of business. If you are a entrepreneur and looking out for Venture capital, expect VCs to ask you about your exit strategy in the rounds of meetings/ interviews you attend with them. An exit strategy is a means of escaping your current …

According to US sba.gov, 96% of the startups fail. Lets find out why?

Why Startups fail ? As per sba.gov the failure rate of startup companies is around 96%. Moreover out of the 96% failure percentage, 80% fail in the first 2 years and 96% in the first 10 years. Fundamentally,  every business starts with an idea that need evolution. The problem is that the entrepreneur does not evolve things fast before he …

Are you trying to do everything by yourself for your startup?

Startup businesses are becoming more and more demanding each passing day. According to a recent survey, most of the fast growing startup entrepreneurs are putting 60 -80 hrs of work per week! Most of you don’t have abundant resources. So how can you keep your startup firm operational yet scale new highs? Irrespective of the business you are running, you …