Social Entrepreneurship, SocietyForward

Social Entrepreneur of Year 2007

The Nand & Jeet Khemka Foundation and The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship in collaboration with United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Confederation of India Industry (CII) give away the “Social Entrepreneur of the Year” award every year. This award is decided by nominations received from across the country. This award carries the title of “Khemka Fellow” and Rs.8,00,000 (Eight…

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Entrepreneurship, KickStart

HeadStart & GEW

Yesterday, one of our team members sent this link to the group checking if anyone can represent from / can we one of their partners. The Global Entrepreneur Week, which is to be held between 17-23 November 2008, is a global event where thousands of like minded people who are working towards innovation, and inspiring their creativity through imagination will…

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HeadStart, KickStart

HeadStart & GEW

Yesterday, one of our team members sent this link to the group checking if anyone can represent from / can we one of their partners. The Global Entrepreneur Week, which is to be held between 17-23 November 2008, is a global event where thousands of like minded people who are working towards innovation, and inspiring their creativity through imagination will…

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Book Review

Art of Innovation

My last reading is The Art of Innovation, by Tom Kelley, the General Manager for IDEO, the most respect design firm in America. This book focus’s on how IDEO creates, manages and encourages innovation within the organization. All of us in someway or the other want to be more creative – be it in selecting our dress, making up our…

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OpenCoffeeClub

Distributing Equity in Start up – OCC

Today, we had another Open Coffee Club meeting at Thought Works campus. The theme for this meet is to discuss “Distributing Equity in Startup”. We had a good gathering of 24 enthusiasts coming and it was a good distribution too – 60% first timers and remaining being the old gang including Ramjee, Himanshu, Sidu, Pratik and of course me 🙂…

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Creativity, Innovation

Being more Creative

Just got these points in an email chain and I found them very interesting read. Hope you enjoy too 🙂 1. Ignore everybody. 2. The idea doesn’t have to be big. It just has to change the world. 3. Put the hours in. 4. If your biz plan depends on you suddenly being “discovered” by some big shot, your plan…

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