Zev Siegl's comments on brand building and investor perception come at a time when many Indian start-ups have diversified their business models or pivoted to newer things to attract funding over the last few months amid a slowdown in global financial markets
With this move, BITS is also taking on the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), which continue to dominate the startup and unicorn ecosystems in the country
“I have, with the help of my office, put together a basic entry-level pitch deck," Ratan Tata wrote.
“The Russian invasion has spurred a lot of people to pull up and start building new businesses,” said Andriy Sadovyi, the mayor of Lviv, which has become a locus for people fleeing the war-torn east.
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Asish Mohapatra and Ruchi Kalra, alums of IIT and McKinsey, created history by becoming India's first husband and wife team to build their startups into unicorns - OfBusiness and Oxyzo. While Mohapatra is the CEO of OfBusiness, Kalra is the CEO of Oxyzo. What's more - Both their startups are profitable. But what do their startups do? How did they go from bits to billions? When will their companies go IPO? Watch them in conversation on Bits to Billions.
Zerodha CEO Nithin Kamath added that out of a 100 new businesses that sprout in India, only about 1 per cent of it become sustainable and are able to survive.
Build the right team and the right mindset, and you are halfway there
Many times entrepreneurs become too serious and get bogged down by the headwinds they face. This can be counterproductive.
Enterprising college students dreamed big and slogged it out to create a content marketplace that attracted one of the world’s top VC firms. Starting with writing 250 articles themselves for the first order received 10 days before final exams at BITS Pilani, they now aim to storm the global $400 billion market with plans for Pepper Content to enter the US.
Under the scheme, bank loans between Rs 10 lakh and Rs 1 crore are provided to at least one Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe borrower and at least one woman borrower per bank branch of Scheduled Commercial Banks.
Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2021: The four-day online event will begin on February 25. It will include keynote sessions, fireside chats, workshops, competitions, networking sessions and an intern fair.
Fellows under MGNF will acquire academic expertise and technical competency in understanding the overall skill ecosystem along with being attached to District Skill Committees.
Atul Nishar, founder and chairman, Hexaware Technologies on his first leadership lesson, what he learnt about communication and how to treat people
The inspirational story of furloughed London fashion professional and mom-of-two Tracey Curran, who started her own label during the pandemic.
Inspire others to be better than you. Lead with clarity and a sense of security and confidence, says Cyril Shroff, one of the premier corporate lawyers in India.
Droves of small businesses have been shuttered by the economic fallout of the coronavirus, but for Dave Summers, starting a new one was the best option.
TA Krishnan on leaders who have influenced him, his management style and advice to the new crop of leaders.
During my initial days, nobody was willing to give me a loan for my business as they did not understand biotechnology and therefore, did not understand my business idea, Mazumdar-Shaw said.
"Don’t expect people to follow you as a genuine leader unless you have the qualities that inspire a following" - that’s the management mantra of the straight talking Zia Mody, Co-Founder & Managing Partner of top law firm AZB & Partners.
Resolution to India’s growth slowdown does not lie in misplaced populism, nationalization and unfettered PSU growth. We need policy responses that recognize the interlinkages in the economy and facilitate entrepreneurship.
A win for Kotak will prompt a much needed review of regulation and will bring in new banks, increased competition and hopefully better services.
Airbnb also runs a program called Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) under which 2 million rural Indian women are employed
Other young achievers include YouTube personality Prajakta Koli and young singer Meghna Mishra
Bansal plans to set up a holding company through which he will establish new businesses and make fresh investments