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  • Can you be a parent and still be an entrepreneur? Nov 26, 2012 01:53 PM IST

    Can you be a parent and still be an entrepreneur?

    You've been dreaming of this moment for a long time - getting your dream venture off the ground. But there‘s something holding you back, a nagging apprehension that being an entrepreneur will mean neglecting your family, considering the demands your work will invariably make.

  • Preparing to launch your start-up while still employed? Nov 26, 2012 01:11 PM IST

    Preparing to launch your start-up while still employed?

    When the entrepreneurship bug bites, it‘s hard to think of anything else. All you can think of is your new business and how you‘re going to be the next success story.

  • 5 mistakes entrepreneurs should not commit Nov 26, 2012 01:04 PM IST

    5 mistakes entrepreneurs should not commit

    Entrepreneurs, especially those starting their first venture, are usually preoccupies with issues such as product development, business development, and marketing and promoting their new enterprise.

  • Is social media as a business tool passé? Nov 21, 2012 06:11 PM IST

    Is social media as a business tool passé?

    Find out if start ups and companies really stand to benefit from engaging in Social Media

  • Stay-at-home mom introduces kid-carts to malls Nov 15, 2012 06:00 PM IST

    Stay-at-home mom introduces kid-carts to malls

    This innovation has altered the shopping experience for mothers with cranky kids in tow. The upshot is that kids love it too! Picture this all-too-familiar scenario...

  • Should the customer always be treated as the 'King'? Nov 15, 2012 05:56 PM IST

    Should the customer always be treated as the 'King'?

    'The customer is always right! The customer is king!' Indeed, being an entrepreneur is all about customer satisfaction but you don't have to be a slave to them.

  • E-commerce websites tweaking their business models Nov 12, 2012 03:30 PM IST

    E-commerce websites tweaking their business models

    E-commerce websites are tweaking their business models; building B2B links with brick-and-mortar merchants

  • This diwali, gifting takes a turn among corporates Nov 12, 2012 03:13 PM IST

    This diwali, gifting takes a turn among corporates

    Organised players make the Diwali gifting game a lot easier; freebies tagged to a lot more than good old generosity

  • Diwali Bonus: Don't Be A Cheapskate Nov 12, 2012 02:54 PM IST

    Diwali Bonus: Don't Be A Cheapskate

    Now is not the time to play Scrooge. Even small entrepreneurs can reward their employees with a generous Diwali bonus.

  • DeskAway - darling of global workforces; bosses Nov 08, 2012 08:11 PM IST

    DeskAway - darling of global workforces; bosses

    Mumbai-based web entrepreneur Sahil Parikh's used a simple mantra to take his online project collaborator to the top

  • Do your homework before starting a new project Nov 08, 2012 07:17 PM IST

    Do your homework before starting a new project

    Market research is the key to any new project that you are looking at starting up.

  • Amid catcalls, Silicon Valley gets reality-TV treatment Nov 07, 2012 06:42 AM IST

    Amid catcalls, Silicon Valley gets reality-TV treatment

    They have been panned by television critics and disavowed by their own industry. Even for the entrepreneurs-cum-co-stars of Bravo TV's "Start-ups: Silicon Valley," it is getting hard to put on a brave face.

  • A good leader is always Assertive Oct 30, 2012 12:46 PM IST

    A good leader is always Assertive

    Don't hamper your relation with your stake-holders

  • Do you want clients to buy into your vision or purchase Oct 29, 2012 07:12 PM IST

    Do you want clients to buy into your vision or purchase

    Some float their own companies because they have a 'eureka moment' and want to turn their brainwave into a money-spinner while still others want to 'retire at 30'

  • Advertising on national TV made cheaper Oct 29, 2012 01:34 PM IST

    Advertising on national TV made cheaper

    Bangalore start-up Amagi pioneers 'geographic targeting' of ads; partners with broadcasters to make city-specific advertising possible

  • Can Green Ganesh Idols Replace POP Gods? Oct 25, 2012 01:28 PM IST

    Can Green Ganesh Idols Replace POP Gods?

    Despite the expensive price tag, environment-friendly Ganesh idols slowly catch on

  • Is Your Start-Up Ready To Go Global? Oct 22, 2012 01:57 PM IST

    Is Your Start-Up Ready To Go Global?

    Many start-ups that have had the big-bang beginning have taken their growth to the next level, and they got there only because they didn't kick up their heels and bask in the good times.

  • Retaining Star Performers For Start-Ups Oct 18, 2012 02:00 PM IST

    Retaining Star Performers For Start-Ups

    Star performers are a class apart from the worker bees. They are usually Type A people – highly achievement-oriented and their motivation goes beyond financial reward

  • Idea Incubation: Accelerate your way to success Aug 23, 2012 12:15 PM IST

    Idea Incubation: Accelerate your way to success

    You may have a great business idea, but translating it into a successful business is a not an easy task. It requires a lot of belief, focus, commitment and not to mention, passion to make a mark with your startup.

  • Why Facebook's IPO changes things for everyone May 24, 2012 05:36 PM IST

    Why Facebook's IPO changes things for everyone

    After the unprecedented hype came the lukewarm debut. The initial public offer (IPO), priced at $38 a share, values Facebook, the cult social networking platform which has chan.ged the rules of keeping in touch forever, at a staggering $104 billion

  • Proposed start-up tax axed, SMEs cheer up May 14, 2012 03:51 PM IST

    Proposed start-up tax axed, SMEs cheer up

    A crippling tax on angel investments was proposed by the Finance Minister as part of Budget 2012 but it seems that Pranab Mukherjee has taken on board the concerns raised by investors and startups.

  • Traits of start-up CEOs Apr 16, 2012 11:09 AM IST

    Traits of start-up CEOs

    CEO position though seems very splendid is attached with lot of responsibilities especially for start-ups. The article lists a few pointers on what it takes to be a great start-up CEO, which may benefit upcoming start-ups and aspiring CEOs.

  • Start-up firms bloom in wake of Arab Spring Apr 11, 2012 07:52 PM IST

    Start-up firms bloom in wake of Arab Spring

    Political and economic upheaval is helping start-ups by creating fresh demand, persuading and making governments more sympathetic

  • Budget 2012-13: Proposal to tax angel investors to burden young start-ups Mar 24, 2012 03:14 PM IST

    Budget 2012-13: Proposal to tax angel investors to burden young start-ups

    The new start-up tax proposed in Budget 2012 could prove to be a death blow for young Indian start-ups.

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