You Might be an Entrepreneur if … 7 unexpected signs that you’re meant for the startup life

I’ve been thinking about a “You might be an entrepreneur” routine — in other words, slightly unexpected signs you’ve got what it takes to go through the thrilling, punishing, life-changing experience of starting your own company. Yes, you’ve got to

Entrepreneurs: Read This Whenever You Feel Like Giving Up

Here are 58 powerful quotes that have kept me focused and moving forward as an entrepreneur since 2001. “The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it

India, South Korea to cooperate on startups, tech transfer .

India and South Korea today agreed to deepen cooperation among their small and medium enterprises through technology transfer, joint ventures, business alliances and facilitation of mutual market access. Both countries also emphasized on providing support to each other’s startups in

How We Built a Tech Startup Without Tech

Mark Zuckerberg had a programming tutor at age 11. Bill Gates was excused from Math class at age 13 so he could write code. I learned what HTML stood for after I graduated college. As an aspiring entrepreneur, I felt

The start-up world is out of tune, let’s fix it together

I’m nostalgic of the time where our best minds were using their energy for things that really matter. I’m nostalgic of the time Silicon Valley was focusing on innovations for biotech, space operations and microprocessors. Of the time brilliant people

Norwest Venture Partners to step up India investment

Norwest Venture Partners, one of the largest venture capital firms globally which has invested USD 700 million (about Rs 4,730 crore) in the country so far, will step up startup investments here in 2016. “In the past 15 to 18

2015 in retrospect – Startups get $8.4 billion funding in 2015; nearly 1,000 deals inked

Making it a year of startups, Indian and foreign investors have pumped in a whopping USD 8.4 billion in new ventures including e-commerce platforms in 2015 through close to 1,000 deals, even as questions have begun to be asked about

India’s E-Commerce Space May See A Big Shake-Up With In 2 Years: T V Mohandas Pai

Slamming huge discounts and cashback offers from e-commerce players as “subsidies”, Chairman of Manipal Global Education T V Mohandas Pai has said the industry may see a shakeout in the next two years, or “even earlier”. He faulted the business

Wipro to Acquire Viteos Group for $130 Million

Wipro on wednesday said it will acquire the US-based Viteos Group for $130 million (nearly Rs. 861 crores), a move that will help the country’s third-largest IT services firm strengthen its position in the capital markets outsourcing space. “Wipro has

Government launches fund for MSMEs to acquire clean manufacturing technology

Government has launched Technology Acquisition and Development Fund (TADF) to help the MSME sector acquire clean technologies and boost manufacturing. The scheme is conceptualised to catalyse the manufacturing growth in MSME sector to contribute to the ‘Make in India’ initiative,

Google to discontinue its Great Online Shopping Festival

With online players like Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal witnessing phenomenal growth in their Diwali sales, technology giant Google on Tuesday said it is discontinuing its ‘Great Online Shopping Festival’ (GOSF) from this year. Started in 2012, GOSF began as the

Finding right skill set a major challenge for startups: Survey

The startups boom in the country is now faced with the challenge of finding the right skilled manpower as most entrepreneurs find mismatch in the talent with the required skill set, according to a survey. “To succeed, it is imperative

India emerges as the third-biggest start-up market worldwide, with 4200 startups; attract $5 bn in 2015

India’s technology start-up landscape, which has seen phenomenal growth this year, has resulted in the country moving up to the third position globally in terms of  investments secured and number of start-ups. The total funding attracted by Indian  start-ups is

Ola Opens Up API for Mobile Apps, Individual Developers

Taxi aggregator Ola announced the public release of its API, allowing major mobile apps as well as individual developers to integrate the company’s offering with their platforms. “The public release of our API to developers is a giant leap in

User Analytics and Engagement Platform, MoEngage raises $4.25 Mn

MoEngage, a user analytics and engagement platform for India mobile apps, has secured $4.25 million in Series A funding. Helion Venture Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Exfinity Ventures and prominent angel investors including Kunal Bahl,