Happy to see our initiatives getting more and more media attention! 🙂 Headstart HIgher, which is a Startups job hiring event in a “speed dating format” held in Bangalore last month got covered in Economic Times today. Below is Excerpt: ” Finding new talent remains the main focus for start-ups as they expand. “Hiring is… Continue reading Headstart quoted in ET today!
We are inviting Startups and Student Entrepreneurs in Bangalore, NCR (Gurgaon, Noida and Delhi) and Mumbai to an ‘Insightful’, evening with the best minds in business! Apart from getting different perspectives on marketing, funding and investor views, Startups also get technology sparklers from IBM. The sessions give Startups and Entrepreneurs an exclusive opportunity to know about… Continue reading Headstart Insights, powered by IBM Bluemix
The recent article by Kathryn Cave, Editor at IDG Connect gives an insight into the rapidly growing Indian Startup Ecosystem and the factors helping them to succeed. The opportunities enveloped within the intrinsic challenges of the Indian marketplace and how the spirit of entrepreneurialism is moving online To read the article click here
Taking cue from the Finance Ministers Budget Speech 2013, of facilitating enabling environment to encourage Startups have better access to risk capital and henceforth SEBI’s (Securities and Exchange Board of India) announcement of regulations for the Startup in October 2013, India’s leading stock exchange, NSE (National Stock Exchange), launched EMERGE-ITP, a unique regulated market platform… Continue reading NSE platform for Startups to connect with Investors: EMERGE –ITP
Special Startup Saturday 11th January 2014 A boost for 2014 you say? How about a Special Startup Saturday with all the ingredients to kickstart your entrepreneurial plan for the new year. Based on feedback received from Entrepreneurs about busting obstacles from SEO to marketing, to keeping fit and looking fab, we curated sessions ranging from… Continue reading What was special about Special Startup Saturday Mumbai?
With over 50 people arriving at the Yahoo Office in Bagmane Tech Park, Bangalore this Saturday morning, the fourth session of the “Boot-camp series” of Startup Saturday kicked off bang on time! With an interesting line-up of speakers, the aim of the Headstart’s Bangalore team today was to give all these aspiring/budding entrepreneurs, who were… Continue reading Startup Sales and Marketing @ Startup Saturday March 2013, Bangalore
Hiring great talent is the fast becoming the #1 challenge for the growth of startups in India. Headstart has come up with an initiative to bridge the gap between startups and candidates called Headstart Higher, a startup-job speed-dating event. In a Higher event, startups get to see several high potential candidates and good candidates get… Continue reading Headstart Higher, now in Bangalore!
Ola Cabs, one of the fastest growing startups in the Indian Internet and consumer space has sparked a new market opportunity . You might have met the man behind Ola Cabs at Startup Saturday Mumbai, if not, Headstart caught up with Bhavish Agarwal (Co-Founder & CEO, Ola Cabs) to talk about Starting up and the journey with… Continue reading Headstart Talks: Bhavish Agarwal, Co-Founder and CEO of Ola Cabs
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
Entrepreneurship Week India (E Week 2012, http://eweek.nenonline.org/) – the largest national entrepreneurship event that reaches out to lakhs of people to build awareness and support – will take place from the 11 to 18 February 2012. E Week India is run by the National Entrepreneurship Network, supported by the Wadhwani Foundation and is led by… Continue reading HeadStart partners with NEN for E Week India 2012
Headstart Network Foundation (www.headstart.in), the organization behind this blog, is a non-profit organization focused on creation of a startup ecosystem in India. We trust that many of you have benefited through our initiatives, the most notable of them being Startup Saturdays, which are monthly meeting places for entrepreneurs in 9 cities and Headstart events, 4 of which have taken place across Bangalore, Mumbai and Hyderabad.
Sensing lack of credible data on the trends of entrepreneurship, we have taken on this ambitious project to research about the trends of entrepreneurship in India. The report which, inter alia, will cover top needs of a startup in India and the region-wise trends on technology startups, will be shared freely with participants of this research. It will also be used to
Photo by Idea go The growth story of India is attracting foreign capital in increasing amounts. Foreign capital is being routed not only through stock markets, but it is also being infused directly into companies. This write-up is intended for venture capitalists which are looking to invest in India and it explains the routes of… Continue reading Investing in an Indian startup: FDI or VC – Which is the better route?