HeadStart Network Foundation Partners with NASSCOM Product Conclave 2010 as the Startup Ecosystem Partner!!!
I invite you to fill this survey which will serve as a research base to build a report on entrepreneurialism in India with the idea of a continuing tracker index. The report is being built by YouGov (London based Research and Consulting Organization) and the Legatum Institute (a policy think tank run by the Legatum… Continue reading Survey to build a report on entrepreneurialism in India
Startup Saturday Bangalore, August edition witnessed some fantastic product demos and insights in the area of Clean Tech. You can find a detailed post here. This article is to highlight the opportunities available in the Clean Tech space, as pointed out by Shashidhar Kumaraswamy, Founder of Blueray Solar who was also one of the panelists.… Continue reading Clean Tech Opportunities in India
Yahoo’s Product director for BOSS, Yahoo’s search on the cloud system, presents how BOSS can be used to customise searches and presentation of results without the user having to own its search infrastructure. As most cloud computing systems that are emerging whether they are related to storing documents on the cloud, or running a search… Continue reading Search in the Cloud – What can startups do ?
Microfluidics-based biochips (or lab-on-chip) are revolutionizing laboratory procedures in molecular biology, and leading to a convergence of information technology with biochemistry and microelectronics. Advances in microfluidics technology offer exciting possibilities for high-throughput DNA sequencing, protein crystallization, drug discovery, immunoassays, neo-natal and point-of-care clinical diagnostics, etc. As microfluidic lab-on-chip mature into multifunctional devices with “smart” reconfiguration… Continue reading Bio-chips : Connecting Biochemistry to Information technology
How about a startup in the Venture Capital space? Stumped? Tejas M Sati – Co Founder and COO of Axon Ventures, shares with Amit Singh his idea of starting up in the Investment space and a wealth of information based on his observations of Venture Capital and Technology Startups in India. AMIT SINGH: Is AXON… Continue reading A new angel fund : a talk with Tejas Sati of Axon Ventures
Ashish Gupta of Helion Ventures delivered a very thought provoking talk at HeadStart and Compute 2009. For those of you who missed it, here it is. All 50 videos of talks, tutorials, panels and demos at the event are being uploaded and will be available here. For a quick roundup of the companies that demo’ed… Continue reading Ashish Gupta’s thoughts on building a business
I attended the tutorial on ‘Search and Social platforms’ at the recently concluded HeadStart and Compute 2009. The speakers were Priyank Garg from Yahoo who manages their search engine products, Rajdeep Dua and Vijaya Machavolu from Google who work on OpenSocial implementations, and Jai Ganesh of Infosys who works on how enterprise may put social… Continue reading Social Search – what did the tutorial at Compute and HeadStart reveal ?
Ananth Krishnan, CTO has just announced partnership with Headstart in its Co-Innovation Network at Headstart 2009. Earlier, he talked about how TCS sees startups as a path to innovate better. TCS had a look at its innovation strategy in 2002. He said that TCS had already been researching for more than 20 years by then.… Continue reading TCS announces partnership with Headstart in its Co-Innovation Network
VCs in the last three years of strong economic growth have invested in a few application segments – search and local search (eg, Guruji, AskLaila), payment systems (eg, Obopay, MChek, Paymate), ad networks (eg, Ozone, MKhoj, Komli), social networks and communities (eg, Minglebox, techTribe), consumer services (eg, Cleartrip, Seventymm, Carwale) and mobile VAS (eg, mGinger,… Continue reading Business models to counter tough economic climate : High growth or Higher margins ?