Entrepreneurship, Startup, Strategy, Thoughts

Why should you Bootstrap?

From the time we are born and till we complete schooling, parents bootstrap. When we get to college, we do not have Credit Cards (Funding), but we do odd jobs to support ourselves. When the biggest and the most important aspects of life are arising out of bootstrapping, then why not our Ideas? Why do we look for funding? Bootstrapping…

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Entrepreneurship, Experience

Workout of Life

Have you ever tried doing crunches or weights? If Yes, then you do realize that the measurement of your workouts being effective is that you abs get sore and your muscles begin to pain. With that pain will you start seeing results.  This is the same way one starts to build life. There are quite a few times we are…

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Entrepreneurship

HealthCare Startups in India

I am trying to compile a list of HealthCare Startup’s in India, mostly Technology startup’s focusing on building products/services for India and Emerging Markets like India. Here is a list which I could put together. Please share with me if I have missed any names:  Isansys Surgerica GetActive Track My Beat mDhil AlcoChange Sugha Vazhvu mTatva Maha Life Sphata Implement…

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Entrepreneurship, Innovation Series

Innovation Series #5 – What is Entrepreneurship?

The spirit of Entrepreneurship – the notion of human progress, development, achievement and change – motivates and energizes the people and organizations that improve our lives. 5 out of 10 people today want to be entrepreneurs. Why? Is the term fascinating or gives a social status? Is entrepreneurship new? No. It did exist since the beginning of human race. This…

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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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Entrepreneurship, Innovation Series, Leadership

Innovation Series #3 : Choosing a Mentor

‘Mentorship’ is one of the key contributors to your persona/professional growth. No matter how educated you are or how many ventures you have started or been part of, Mentorship is very important to realize your dreams. Most successful business people definitely have mentors who must have helped them in one way or the other. This short write-up on mentor ship…

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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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