Laura A Parkin is the Executive Director of the Wadhwani Foundation, whose mission is to help individuals achieve economic success. The foundation works in two areas: developing business entrepreneurs, and helping the disabled build livelihoods or achieve gainful employment. Laura is also the Executive Director and co-founder of the National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN), the foundation’s… Continue reading Laura Parkin: on Entrepreneurship and the Indian Startup Ecosystem
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
He begins and ends with the customer. He is known for his strategic acumen and people skills. Meet Jagdish Kini, the man credited with bringing a revolution in Bharti Airtel (Karnataka)’s operations. The ex MD of Gillete and CEO of Bharti Airtel shares with Amit Singh his views on entrepreneurship, management and strategy. Amit Singh.… Continue reading Getting candid with Jagdish Kini
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 ?