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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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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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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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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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