Think Exam, Think Exambazaar | How this Jaipur Startup is changing the way student take Admissions in Coaching Classes The hard part isn’t making a product anymore. The hard part is finding a market for your product and getting them to buy it. Marketing is one of the most crucial components for every startup… Continue reading From 0 to 100 customers | The journey of Exambazaar
Headstart Network Foundation is one of India’s oldest and largest startup ecosystem development organizations. Established in 2007, they have been chasing the vision ‘changing the world with entrepreneurship’ ever since.
With a fund of INR 340 crore, he hopes to have at least 20 – 25 companies in his portfolio by the end of 2020. With 50% of investments in domains like education, lifestyle, fashion and FMCG, Kanwaljit’s next focus in on health and wellness, personal care and beverages.
It’s a relatively new term in the Indian startup ecosystem, but venture debt has been around in the global markets for years. Unlike traditional bank loans, venture debt providers don’t ask for collateral but collect interest on the amount loaned to the startup.
While your startup idea may have strong business potential, if the pitch goes haywire, you could miss out on an opportunity to get the financial support and backing of established investors.
We got Sanjay Swamy, a founding member of venture capital firm, Prime Venture Partners to share some pitching tips to help startups have a better chance at getting funded.
As a SaaS startup, there are several questions regarding product development, sales, pricing, market growth and scalability that we face every day. Sivaramakrishnan Narayan, Director – Product Development at Worxogo shared some insights into Worxogo’s early days and how they scaled so quickly in a short span of 3 years
The most important factor that helps any startup scale is the right product-market-fit. More than 40% of startups fail even though they’ve created a high-quality product. This is because there was no market need in the first place.
As part of the Startup Saturday held by Headstart Bangalore, Prasanna Krishnamoorthy, partner at Upekkha, shared some tips to help early-stage B2B startups find the right product-market fit.
Read through some of the interesting short-term tactics that Ravi shared to help SaaS startups get their first 100 customers.
Ravi Trivedi, Founder of PushEngage – a platform enables website owners to send push notifications to its customers, was a speaker at Startup Saturday, Bangalore, where he took us through the journey of getting from 0 to 100 customers.
With hands-on experience running different companies in India and the US, over the past few years, he has been working closely with early-stage startups to help them with customer acquisitions, growth and analytics.
When it comes to people thinking of building their start-up, a business idea is just a first step that follows a much more significant step to cross – How do you bring that idea in the market? And to make your idea a reality, what you need more than anything, is to structure a company… Continue reading How to Create a Company
Starting a new business begins with an idea that needs to evolve through experimentation, iteration, and interactions with people. Coming up with startup ideas can be hard, but validating them is even harder, and more important to your startup than you might realize. Because regardless of how world-changing your idea is, if you build a product before validating the idea it’s based on, there’s a good chance your product will fail.
Isn’t it common sense that for a great company you need a GREAT PRODUCT? Yet, too many people think that throwing a generous amount of money in marketing and PR will sell the product. If the product is not good, then eventually all the marketing and storytelling about the product will be just a waste… Continue reading Building a WOW Product
Great companies are made with great products. The truth is so obvious that people are likely to take it for granted. Many startups fail to reach the stage where their product is considered as product-market fit. Reasons could be the customers aren’t quite getting the value out of the product, word of mouth isn’t spreading,… Continue reading Minimum Viable Product And Product Market Fit