Entrepreneurship, HeadStart, IdeaForward, Incubation, Innovation, Startup Saturday, Strategy, Thoughts

HeadStart – Compute 2009

HeadStart has been our annual event for showcasing Startup Talents in the country. We started organizing the annual event since 2008, along with ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Bangalore Chapter. Why HeadStart and ACM? HeadStart is a community of Entrepreneurs, Investors, Industry Professionals and Evangelists. We came together to contribute back to the community which has brought us to this…

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Innovation, Innovation Series

Innovation Series #7: Innovation Gap – Part 2

I wrote about how the “Auto-Rickshaw” saw stagnant innovation in the last two decades of playing active role in commuting across the country. In this post, I will be short and sweet on my observations in mobile space.¬† I am fortunate to be part of HeadStart, a not-for-profit organization working towards building entrepreneurial eco-system in India. We have been active…

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Innovation, OpenSource, SocietyForward

Interesting OpenSource Sites

Over the period of time, organizations have evolved and changed the way they played the game. Once upon a time, organizations were masters in what they produced and most of the time played their cards well. With the growth of Internet, organizations have not only capitalized the advantages, but also working day and night to grow along with their competition.…

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Entrepreneurship, Innovation, KickStart

Startup Saturday 1/2/3 – 2008

After a long time, I am back in action with my blogging. However, I am back with some real good information which could definitely help you if you are looking at understanding and being part of Entrepreneurship eco-system in India, especially , in Bangalore. As you are already aware of KickStart, our initiative to support Entrepreneurship and its activities, I…

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BarCamp Bangalore, Entrepreneurship, Innovation

DevCamp Bangalore

BarCamp has opened doors for un-conferences around the world (FooCamp started the movement though). In Bangalore, the Silicon Valley of the East, BarCamp has had a profound effect on how conferences are being organized. DevCamp – A Developer unConference is born to be an annual meet for all the Developers. Today, I am here at DevCamp. The wiki had more…

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BoP, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Innovation Series

Innovation Series #2

Well Well, the week has been pretty hectic for me. In this issue I have few interesting links to share with you and before that, let me share you interesting information on 1.6 Lakh ($3500) Tractor which is making rounds in news. Bhanjibhai Mathukiya, a small time innovator from Junagadh, has created a mini tractor of 10 HP (Horse Power),…

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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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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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