Increasing awareness to flourish in the business industry. “Tax and regulatory strategies deserve equal attention for two reasons. First, for effective planning and second, to make the most of your business.” ~ Suraj Malik Understanding and Comprehending startup laws may not be a piece of cake but they are surely on all of our checklists.… Continue reading Tax and Regulatory Strategies for Startups.
Policies & Funding for MSMEs
In 2007, the Government of India set up a new branch called the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. This ministry envisions a bright future for the MSME sector- they’d like to grow and develop the sector to their full potential. To do so, they’ve put in place various policies and methods of funding… Continue reading Policies & Funding for MSMEs
How to Get from 0 to 100 Customers for your SaaS startup
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.
Espark-Viridian and Headstart Network Foundation team up for the BigB Plan 2016
Espark-Viridian, an accelerator for early and growth stage startups has teamed up with Headstart Network Foundation, to organize the BigB Plan 2016, a pan- India Business Plan Competition. Inviting applications from early and growth stage startups, BigB Plan 2016 is providing entrepreneurs with an amazing opportunity to get entry into the Espark-Viridian Accelerator and raise seed… Continue reading Espark-Viridian and Headstart Network Foundation team up for the BigB Plan 2016
How Accelerators and Incubators are fueling entrepreneurship in India – Startup Saturday Bangalore
The growth of startups in India has led to an increase in the number of mentorship programs to help startups at every stage of their journey. Accelerators and Incubators both help early stage startups to grow their business/ideas and help improve their chances of getting noticed by Venture Capitalists early on. Accelerators “accelerate” the growth… Continue reading How Accelerators and Incubators are fueling entrepreneurship in India – Startup Saturday Bangalore
Startup Saturday Kolkata Oct 2015 – The Age of Hyperlocal Products
In the fast-paced and stressful world that we live in today, comfort in any form is sheer bliss. Nowadays, one has the privilege to order food at any time with just a click; buy designer clothes from local stores and get them delivered at home; call a plumber or electrician at a moment’s notice; and… Continue reading Startup Saturday Kolkata Oct 2015 – The Age of Hyperlocal Products
Entrepreneurs share insights on Hyperlocal Businesses at Startup Saturday Bangalore Oct 2015
With more than 65 million consumers expected to transact through mobile devices in 2015, the demand for hyperlocal delivery is skyrocketing. Due to the rise of Internet users, the surge in payment options, and the proliferation of GPS -enabled devices and suitable demographics, there’s been a tangible growth in the number of hyperlocal startups, in… Continue reading Entrepreneurs share insights on Hyperlocal Businesses at Startup Saturday Bangalore Oct 2015
Five reasons why you should demo at Startup Saturday!
Here are the top five reasons why you should consider demoing at Startup Saturday. Let’s count down! 5. Come, be a part of the HeadStart family You demo-ing your startup at SS automatically qualifies you to be a member of our inner circle – the Headstart family. So, what does that mean? That… Continue reading Five reasons why you should demo at Startup Saturday!
Outlying the world of mediocrity: #ssmum August 2010
We have witnessed various Themes at Startup Saturday. Right from food beverages to the omnipresent IT. Startup Saturday even went ahead to change the track, remove the fuss and highlight the jugadu workshop-wallas or the offline entrepreneurs. The struggle is to present the most effective content for Entrepreneurs, by Entrepreneurs and of Entrepreneurs. The Goal… Continue reading Outlying the world of mediocrity: #ssmum August 2010
Startup Saturday Pune in April 2010 on CleanTech
This Startup Saturday was turned out to be very interesting for the theme was the clean tech. So prior to this meet my notion of clean tech was constrained to something like cleaning up Gobar and converting it into clean, odorless and colourless biogas, or harnessing some electricity for street lamps from the scorching heat… Continue reading Startup Saturday Pune in April 2010 on CleanTech
Startups in Finance @ Startup Saturday Mumbai, July
Startup Saturday Mumbai, July ’09: Finance Vertical: Startup Saturday July, was the first SS after last month’s mega event, Headstart Summer 2009. Aditya Mishra, Co-Founder and director of the Headstart Network Foundation gave a brief introduction about Headstart, before the event commenced. The topic for this month’s SS was Finance, and we had some exciting startups/speakers present for… Continue reading Startups in Finance @ Startup Saturday Mumbai, July
How to demo your startup
Two good posts on TechCrunch on the topic brought me around to Jason Calacanis’ email list to which you should probably subscribe to. The two posts on how to demo your startup are here and here.