New initiatives at Headstart are always the most fascinating ones. I still remember being on my toes during first few editions of Startup Saturday Mumbai when our community was drawn largely from the Barcamp junta and we still used a MediaWiki for registration. Fortunately, our community in all cities has loved us more than we… Continue reading Hackerspace hackathon Delhi – Aug 2012 winners
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
It gives us immense pleasure to announce that Headstart has set the ball rolling for hiring its first employee – an intern to start with. If you wish to apply, please send an email with your resume to arpit with “Internship” in the subject line. Here are more details of the internship: Project: Research into… Continue reading Research intern required for Headstart Network
We recently had our flagship event Headstart 2010, Hyderabad . This was the fourth edition of Headstart and the first one in Hyderabad. The previous editions were held in Bangalore and Mumbai. The event was co-located with ITsAP (HYSEA) at the HICC Hotel in Hi-Tech City. We had a good response from the startups. The complete list… Continue reading HeadStart March 2010 with ITsAP @ Hyderabad
If you are an entrepreneur, you have probably heard of Startup Saturdays. The entrepreneurial meetups that happen on the second Saturday of every month across 6 Indian cities. The team behind them, a non-profit called HeadStart Foundation now presents their National Showcase Conference- HeadStart at Hyderabad, organised in partnership with ITsAP (The Information Technology and… Continue reading HeadStart Hyderabad – Showcasing India’s finest Startups
The August edition of Startup Saturday showcased two of the finest efforts in the domain of clean tech. While the term clean tech is in a lot of discussion, these days, there are a number of concepts that need clarifications, and when it comes to start-ups in clean tech, SSB is always at the forefront… Continue reading Clean Tech @ Startup Saturday Bangalore Aug 09
The vertical chosen was for Startup Saturday Mumbai, May Edition was Entertainment, and the first presenter was Sunil Nair CEO of nautanki.tv. What is nautanki.tv? When Sunil started telling us about it, the first thing which came to my mind was: Hulu! But as I later found out there are some key differences. The fact… Continue reading Money in the Entertainment business! Startup Saturday Mumbai, May 2009
We thank all visitors who tweeted from the HeadStart demo pit and helped us spread the word about the startups who were demoing. It’s time we announce the winner for the Sennheiser earphones that are up for one lucky winner who used the hashtag #hsspit from the demo-pit! The cool earphones have been awarded to… Continue reading Announcing the winner of Sennheiser earphones
Thank you all for participating in the twitter contest!! We received 156 entries in total out of which two win free passes to HeadStart Summer 2009! The winners are @poojaganeriwala & @irohan! But, if you did not win, don’t lose heart. We have a larger prize in store for you. A pair of Sennheiser earphones.… Continue reading Winners of HeadStart Summer Passes
HeadStart Summer 2009 is zeroing in! We would like to give you a chance here to win two free passes to HeadStart Summer 2009 & amazing music-crunchers in the form of Sennheiser LX90 Earphones! To find out how, read on. To win a free pass to HeadStart Summer 2009 worth Rs. 750/-, you need to… Continue reading Win Sennheiser Earphones worth 4k & free passes to HeadStart Summer 2009
Entrepreneurs from all over the country would come under one roof at HeadStart Summer 2009, some presenting themselves, some guiding the upcoming ones and some taking back invaluable gyaan and shifting gears to get started with their venture. With close to 2 dozen startups setting up their base, all prepared to convince you why you… Continue reading HeadStart Summer 2009 count down begins
Headstart Summer 2009 will take place at Nehru Centre in Mumbai on June 20th, 2009 (Saturday). A lot of our learning over past three years in supporting grassroot entrepreneurial ecosystem has gone into designing this event to be of maximum value to all the participating startups, whether they get a chance to demo their product… Continue reading Why should you nominate your startup for Headstart Summer 2009?