Creativity, Entrepreneurship, Innovation

Power of Idea

This is one of the most sort of terminologies we hear. All of us have ideas – ideas in our daily life, work, home etc. Then what is “Power of an Idea?” When you read an interview of any successful businessman or when you talk to people who run companies (entrepreneurs), one thing which you commonly hear is the power…

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Entrepreneurship, HeadStart, KickStart

HeadStart 2009

HeadStart 2009 is going to be organized on the 9 / 10 /11 January 2009.  Details will be published at the earliest to provide you with ample time for the preparation. If you are an aspiring entrepreneur, entrepreneur, student, industry leader or an academician, you need to be there. Please visit HeadStart for more updates and join Friends of KickStart…

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Bangalore, Blogaloreans, Blogathon

Bangalore Blogathon

The Blogalorean community has decided to have its first ever Blogathon during March 2008. This even runs for a week and bloggers get to write/comment/critic on various thoughts. All details pertaining to the event are available on Blogathon web site. So, am not going to re-write anything here 🙂 Join the Blogalorean community (there are certain guidelines) and also follow…

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Creativity, Innovation, Innovation Series, Strategy

Innovation Series #1

Going forward, I would like to write on my learnings on Innovation, Strategy, interesting information on Entrepreneurship and introduce you to books and sites which can provide you with loads of information regarding these topics. I name this series as “Innovation Series #<No>” and you can filter all posts on this topic using tags – Innovation, Strategy. Let me begin…

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HeadStart, KickStart

HeadStart – Testimonials

During the closing session of HeadStart, there were loads of comments which came in from participants present there. I am not going to write them here, but will consolidate and get them at a later stage. Also, we have received few emails personally. This is the first time we organized this and these feedbacks motivate us to do more. If…

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HeadStart Day 3 – Afternoon Session

Afternoon session started with Mr Deepak Srinivasan‘s thoughts on Product Management. Role of a Product Manager: Owns the business plan of the product. Has a 360 degree view of the prodcut THE go to resource for all questions, decisions Directs Life cycle, Engagements Is the “CEO Jr.” of the prodcut. Creates Spots the opportunity Sells the plan Manages Life Cycle…

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HeadStart Day 3 – Morning Session

Here we are; the last day of HeadStart 2008. The morning session started with key note presentation by Dr Peter Hofstee, Chief Scientist, IBM Research at Almaden Research Center, USA on Cell Broadband Engine. Srini Vudayagiri – LightSpeed VenturePartners The largest Venture Capital is Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) with $1.2 Trillion in portfolio Create a value for Stakeholders is the…

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HeadStart Day 2 – Afternoon Session

Afternoon session of HeadStart kicked off with Embedded & Silicon systems segment presentations / demo’s and concluded with a fantastic panel discussion for which Dr S Ramesh of General Motors, Giri Krishna of Texas Instruments, Ganapathy Subramaniam of Cosmic Circuits and Devesh Garg of Bessemer Venture Partners providing key insights into technology and VC presence in this segment. Vayavya Labs…

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HeadStart Day 2 – Morning Session

Day 2 at HeadStart started off with a bang. The inaugural key note presentation was given by Ram Shriram of Sherpalo and he had many things to share. Key summary of the presentation is that Mobile and Web Applications are going to be the future of Technology. I am here at the venue trying to live blog to share my…

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Headstart KickStarts

HeadStart 2008 started with a bang this morning at the JN Tata Auditorium, IISc Campus, Bangalore. Registrations began early at 8 AM and are still continuing as I write this post (10:30 AM IST). There are many technology enthusiasts who are here and also the media is covering the complete event. There are quite a few Live Bloggers too 🙂…

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