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How Wadhwani Foundation is helping FMCG entrepreneurs scale up and experience rapid growth

India is one of the largest consumer markets in the world. The scope of new businesses, especially in the field of FMCG makes it a lucrative playfield for companies around the world. The FMCG sector is in fact one of

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No Equity – Refined Enablement Process, How this Startup Accelerator is creating Impact on Indian Start-ups.

The #StartupIndia movement has given Indian start-ups a push and the effect can be seen in start-up ecosystem itself. It has motivated large number of people to start their own venture and every day we can see more and more

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Top Startup Accelerators and Incubators in Delhi to Boost Your Startup Success

Agree or not – Your network will decide how far you go with your start-up. Most of the times, just great products are not enough for success. Your startup success need more than that. Starting something from scratch is not

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10 Things You Must Do to Boost Startup Promotion

A typical startup has a miniscule budget and a small team of friends having an ambition to nurture and sell a new business idea. The challenges are many for a new company. But the toughest challenge is to take the

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Why is Networking important for Start-ups and how it is done?

For Start-ups, networking is a strategy that is a crucial part of business development. No matter what modern day technology can do and how it has changed the way start-ups function, the basics of networking are still significant. Specialised networking,

The 4 Best Cities to Start a Business in Asia

For the past few years, venture capitalists from all over the world have been paying a lot of attention to the Asia-Pacific region. As per a study done by Bain in 2016, about $92 billion was funded for around 2500

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7 Simple Hacks to Increase Productivity at work by 300%

To receive 80% of the results obtained in the work, the average person takes about 20 % of the total time spent. ( The Pareto principle, is also known as the 80/20 rule. ) Being more productive at work isn’t rocket

7 Things Sponsors Expect From A Sports Franchise

The rise of leagues in India has captivated the attention of sponsors as new means to extend their marketing efforts. Sponsors play a key role in building brand equity of a franchise. By sponsoring popular sports teams, brands get positive

7 Killer Tips for Startups Brand

The word entrepreneurship has become one of the trendiest topics. However, not everybody could create a brand that sticks around. With more people dipping into the startup population, it becomes crucial to learn how to survive and win the competition.

How to keep yourself motivated in highs and lows of a business

There comes a certain point in your professional life when one faces multiple challenges. Most often than not, when one is climbing up the corporate ladder, one realises that there is no one to set goals for you anymore, there

What is Social Entrepreneurship? Do Angels fund it?

The field of social entrepreneurship is gaining a rapid growth and getting a lot of interest from all sectors. There is a lot of money and talent that is being invested here. So what exactly is Social Entrepreneurship? Also Read: 10 Rules

The Devil IS In The Detail
The Devil IS In The Detail

In the recent past, a worrisome trend seems to be emerging, gaining traction and acceptability as the correct way of doing things – somehow get the job done. The accuracy/quality of the end product or the shortcut adopted to reach

Branding in the Digital Age: The Role of Word of Mouth

25, and without a job was not a good place to be in. Having been laid off post our digital start-up’s acquisition by an MNC, there I was, carried away with the dot com bubble of early 2000. This crucial

14 Entrepreneur Blogs That Will Change Your Life

Did you know that with every minute you spend on a blog online you learn something new? Yes, you already knew this, but how much have you actually used this idea for growing your business? With the huge number of

Self-Doubts of a Startup Entrepreneur

A negative mind will never give you a positive life. Entrepreneurship is not only a world to define the willpower of operating a business, it is not only about running a business successfully, it is also about own happiness and

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10 Small Scale Business Ideas in India with Low Cost

If I give you some of the small scale business ideas which you can start in India at Low Cost?  All you need to do is to find a problem around you which you can solve with your product or

The role of entrepreneurs in the economics of the nation

 If there were no entrepreneurs, our lifestyle and workspace could have never developed so much today. Successful entrepreneurship leads to a improve standard of living and growth in capital income of a nation over a period of time. Entrepreneurship plays

How FastFox , A Home rental technology Company is disrupting the Market

Fast Fox transforming the way people rent home. Fastfox aggregates all the rental home options in the city. Based on 108 data points for each house, and customer profile, Fastfox’s advance AI throws out the best options for customer and unlocks

7 Key Insights Entrepreneurs can learn from the journey of EduGorilla

Entrepreneurship is like a lonely journey with a lot of luggage. You have to manage it all through the different terrains of business. Some people take years to succeed whereas others get instant success. It all depends on how you

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Business debt consolidation loans are helping entrepreneurs find solid ground

When you see your outstanding debts swallow your business gradually, you can feel anxious and distraught. You may even feel that your business is suffering days on end without lifeblood. Just a little cash adjustment might be all you desire

5 Proven B2B Marketing Strategies to Scale Your Business to New Heights

Abstract- In today’s world of cut-throat competition, it is necessary for companies to proactively contact customers, understand their requirements, and maintain relationships with them. To increase B2B business, companies need to adopt lead generation strategies that deliver results. Lead nurturing

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How Sairee Chahal Created Sheroes – Largest Women Community Online

SHEROES is a women’s community platform, offering support, resources, opportunities and interactions via Sheroes.com and the SHEROES App. SHEROES – Communities for Women, is a safe and trusted space, where members discuss health, careers, relationships and share their life stories, achievements

Habits of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs
The Habits of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs [ Infographics ]

To be successful in life there is no strict rule to follow but if you want to become more organised and productive, you must follow some kind of routine. Possessing a strong, positive and flexible mindset is also the key

12 Powerful Traits that make Start-up Employees Highly Successful

Working in a start-up can take its toll on the employees. It can be hard to cope with expectations of customers, founders, and the team. If that is not enough, you have family members that want you to work for

3 Key Parameters An Accelerator Uses To Select A Startup

As a leading early stage accelerator, “What are the bases that one uses to select a startup?” is a question that is often asked. There are broadly three areas that would form the basis for selecting a startup looking at

Focusing on the Quality of Mobile App Is Important – Here’s How You Must Go about It

A plethora of mobile app development platforms can turn your ideas into awesome apps and that’s what driving the mobility hype these days. Quite needless to quote but yes, every enterprise wants its product to stand out in this ocean

NLP helping organizations make ‘intelligent’ decisions

A decade ago, we couldn’t have dreamt that someday we would be interacting with machines as though they were human. Natural Language Processing (NLP) is changing the way humans interact with machines owing to huge advances in machine learning. NLP

5 things bootstrapping a startup has taught a two-time CIO 100 winner

In a previous life, I was the CXO at one of India’s largest asset finance companies. Before that, I was the CIO at one of India’s largest insurers. I’ve spent over a decade at one of India’s largest technology companies,

When AI meets Lead Scoring: From Predictive to Prescriptive

According to a recent IDC study on the impact of AI on customer management “66% of the 1,028 respondents were implementing or considering implementing predictive scoring technologies as part of their sales process. Of the 292 AI adopters surveyed by

EVC Ventures’ Season 4 EdTech Venture Capital Bootcamp In Association With Bertelsmann, Google, DoT

The odds of getting venture capital funding for an early-stage startup is about one in a thousand. It’s unsurprising that every now and then startups seek the best way to raise capital and scale their companies. With this in mind,

Espark-Viridian launched Case In Point 2018 to inculcate the spark of entrepreneurship in India

Early stage startup accelerator Espark-Viridian has launched Case In Point 2018 to inculcate the spark of entrepreneurship within our country. Case In Point 2018 is in the second year of the flagship case study solving competition organised by Espark-Viridian. Case

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Why Startups Should Embrace Crowdfunding Crowdfunding Creates Transparency & Builds Brand Loyalty

Your innovative, bold, and strong marketing strategy will go to waste if your startup doesn’t have the necessary capital to launch. However, chatter around some entrepreneur and influencer circles are negative towards the various crowdfunding platforms – conversations which intersect

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4 Things to Remember When Launching A Business

Ask any entrepreneur and they will tell you that setting up one’s own business is both satisfying and fulfilling. Today, we see many in our country embarking on their entrepreneurial journeys like never before, especially with the young taking the

What You Should Know About Being an Entrepreneur 

For decades, entrepreneurs have been creating brands that we have all enjoyed. But how does this happen? How do people come up with ideas that untimely consume our lives and take over the retail market? It’s pretty simple, they find

Why I am happy to fund failed entrepreneurs

I attended an interesting TiE meeting for charter members which discussed angel investing, because TiE has now started a special interest group for angel investors. One of the topics for discussion was – How do you choose which entrepreneur to back? Seasoned investors

Indian Startups spend very little time understanding the problem – Kunal Shah

Over 90% of Indian startups fail within 5 years of inception. What mistakes are these startups making? While some say that ‘premature scaling’ is perhaps, the number one cause, our speaker on this podcast feels the problem lies in the

Things To Remember When You’re Starting Up
5 Things To Remember When You’re Starting Up

During the early days of Crowdfire, someone with prior experience helped, guided and connected me with the right people without expecting anything in return. This inspired me to contribute to the community and help out budding entrepreneurs in the hope

For the confused and curious, 10 things to ponder over while quitting job to start business!

We love to craft our own ideas in order to build a niche, and that requires making some hard decisions. Starting a business is more than projecting numbers and looking at profits. It could even be leaving your current job.

Why Average Grade Students Usually End Up Being The Most Successful In Life

Typical Indian thinking is that you must get higher marks to get Successful in your life.  There are a number of incredibly successful entrepreneurs who didn’t allow their academic experiences to deter them from rising to the top. Dhirubhai Ambani is

How To Deliver A Pitch Investor Simply Can't Turn Down
10 Tips on How To Deliver A Pitch Investor Simply Can’t Turn Down

This is the Age of the Entrepreneur. Never has entrepreneurship become more attractive that it is today that students are encouraged to turn down corporate offers and establish their own businesses and ventures. But, before you set out to do

How to Reclaim Simplicity At Work and in Everyday Life

We live in interesting times. Complex is simple, and simple is dauntingly complex. We applaud intricacy, and scoff at simplicity. The latter has no place in our modern, technologically sound world. Yet, achievers – the giants among men – worship simplicity with

How to obtain ideas from your team
How to obtain ideas from your team

The one thing every single entrepreneur can rely upon is change in the marketplace. Every entrepreneur has to compete with forceful competitors looking to expand or disrupt the marketplace. Creative thinking is hard to act upon, but at the same

AI’s potential in changing the workforce

Talking about the future without artificial intelligence is impossible. After the paradigm-shift in our work culture due to Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) transforming everyday devices into smarter ones, AI is now making analytics even more efficient

Raising money is a never ending struggle for entrepreneurs

Running a start-up can be extremely challenging, and founders often underestimate how much time and energy they will need to spend in raising money to make sure that they don’t run out of cash. Most founders are well-equipped to handle the

How start-ups can get Investment ready

Funding undoubtedly plays a major role in scaling up a business. A lot of questions arise – Is it the right time? How much will I need to scale up? How much will they invest? All these must definitely not

Digital marketing for early-stage startups
Digital marketing for early-stage startups

Indian consumers are evolving very fast and the marketing landscape is changing every day. It is critical for startup entrepreneurs to build comprehensive marketing plans before they start talking to customers. Today, digital marketing is crucial for all businesses, big

EVC Ventures Presents Season 4 EdTech Venture Capital Bootcamp

After 3 successful Seasons, Artificial Venture Capital Bootcamp, Blockchain Venture Capital Bootcamp, and AR/VR Venture Capital Bootcamp, EVC Ventures is all set for its Season 4 EdTech Venture Capital Bootcamp on the 1st of December 2018. In Season 1, 2 and 3, this initiative for startups was supported

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This Entrepreneur is Taking Family Business to New Scale with Tech: Saraf Furniture

The Indian furniture industry is huge and is ranked as the fifth largest market in the world with big players like Urban Ladder & Pepperfry already running a good business in tier 1 & 2 cities compared to small towns. In fact,