When we started working on SahiGST in late 2016, GST was a huge buzzword in business & political circles. In the months to come, some startups started to show up who were focused on this opportunity. Some of them got angel funded while some have much larger VC backed war-chest. As we started SahiGST, we… Continue reading Planning to raise funds for your startup? Read why we didn’t!
I was recently invited to speak at Startup Saturday Pune and share some lessons I learnt as I built the wonderful Pricebaba team. While it is easy to speak with a retrospective view, let me put it upfront – its a chaos and building a startup + team is pretty much managing constraints. The kind… Continue reading Building And Nurturing An Early Stage Startup Team
Financial year 2015 began with a lot of enthusiasm in the Indian economic circles and it was the same at the Startup Saturday session in Pune. The largest number of registrations this year reflected in the healthy turnout despite lot of other more illustrious events on the same day. The gathered audience were in for… Continue reading Startup Saturday Pune – April 2015 Edition
Last saturday (9th June, 2012), I and 250+ startup enthusiasts came together to be a part of Headstart Higher – India’s first speed dating session for startup hiring. This unique event, organized by the Headstart network, was held at American Center in New Delhi, India. If not all, most entrepreneurs would agree with me when I say hiring for a startup is one of… Continue reading #SSDEL Headstart Higher – Speed Dating & Startups Hiring
Ruchita Agarwal attended her first Startup Saturday in Mumbai in May. Here are her thoughts:- Back in Mumbai J After a short hiatus in Bangalore with ‘ze job life’, I’m back home. It’s been about two weeks, and I’ve begun to get antsy. Need to go out meet some new people. I had read about Startup Saturday… Continue reading Startup Saturday – A participants perspective
This year, I completed 3 years with Headstart as a volunteer and its been quite a journey. Over 70 leaders across 9 cities, meeting them as strangers and making lifelong relations, learning the ropes of business, getting into the pulse of the startup community, Headstart has given me a lot. A little past mid-night, today… Continue reading We.
A quick recap of how the Startup Saturday Mumbai team rocked with a Special Event around – Building blocks of business.
Start-up Saturday is a wonderful initiative from Headstart to foster and develop the spirit of entrepreneurship on a Saturday morning. The meeting conducted on Feb 12’11 was revolving around the theme of co-founders which was held at GINSERV at 10 AM. Jyoti Ramnath, a senior volunteer with Headstart kick-started the meeting by briefing the audience… Continue reading All About Co-founders, #SSBLR
HeadStart Network Foundation Partners with NASSCOM Product Conclave 2010 as the Startup Ecosystem Partner!!!
While most of the people in the Bangalore city were busy preparing for the celebrations of Ganesh Chaturthi, a few enthusiastic entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs were relentlessly heading to the venue of the Startup Saturday meet, this Saturday morning; eagerly waiting to spend the day learning and gaining some valuable insights on “Making Money Online”.… Continue reading Experts speak on “Making Money Online”, this Startup Saturday in Bangalore
Many of us entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs have frequently thought about how we can make a difference to the society we live in while at the same time improving our lifestyle through a profitable business. While admittedly all businesses are social in the sense that they create opportunities for employment, improves stakeholder livelihoods, and engages… Continue reading A Saturday morning totally well-spent – Startup Saturday Bangalore on “Social Entrepreneurship”
We have witnessed various Themes at Startup Saturday. Right from food beverages to the omnipresent IT. Startup Saturday even went ahead to change the track, remove the fuss and highlight the jugadu workshop-wallas or the offline entrepreneurs. The struggle is to present the most effective content for Entrepreneurs, by Entrepreneurs and of Entrepreneurs. The Goal… Continue reading Outlying the world of mediocrity: #ssmum August 2010