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Playing The Devil’s Advocate With Ashok Soota

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In Startup50 2016: Through a series of thought-provoking ‘how-to and how-not tos’, Ashok Soota, the Chairman of Happiest Minds Technologies, explains how startups can arrive at best strategies to succeed in different stages of their journey such as early stage, scaling up, pivoting, tackling competition and minimising risk Madhumita Prabhakar With the launch of Ashok Soota’s […]

Building A 60 Per Cent Startup Out of India

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In Startup50 2016: Badri Pillapakkam, the Director of Investments at Omidyar Network India, insists on building for the middle 60 per cent of the Indian population, which demands needs, not wants, and is utilitarian, not hedonistic Madhumita Prabhakar Some time ago, when the global impact investing firm, Omidyar Network, touched US $ 1billion in investments across […]

A personal journey, this entrepreneurship!

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Ameera shah, md and ceo of metropolis healthcare, decodes for us key learnings from her entrepreneurial journey, with the benefit of hindsight

Your venture has had a wonderful start. What next?

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Once you’ve built a wonderful business and created a market for your product, you can choose one of the two paths; sell your business, or build a sustainable business. If you choose the latter, you must take care of your customer, create a good team, have a scale up plan, and respect capital.

The role of an entrepreneur-in-residence

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Faasos was actually founded in 2003 and operated as a small business for a while. In 2011-2012, the company went through an organizational transition and faasos conceptualized the job title of entrepreneur-in-residence or eir, and it became a key element of its comeback strategy. At startup50, raghav joshi, one of its eirs, explains to us the role of an entrepreneur-in-residence

The life of an entrepreneur before & after funding

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Someone asked a coffee entrepreneur, a billionaire, in new york; what’s your story? And he said, somebody loaned me 50 cents, i bought a cup of coffee from a nearby stall, sold it to a customer for one dollar, invested that dollar, sold one more coffee and made two dollars. I followed the same pattern week after week. At the end of one month, i met a billionaire’s daughter and married her

Delivering on two fronts

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Social ventures have a dual goal – to make a social impact and at the same time, be financially sound

Deal or no deal

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Two investors, one entrepreneur and one banker get together to speak about what makes or breaks a deal. A few excerpts from the discussion…