What Startup Accelerators Really Do

Source:Harvard Business Review | Author: Ian Hathaway  | The well-advertised boom in startups and venture capital in recent years has coincided with the emergence of new players in startup ecosystems. One of these, startup accelerators, has received a great deal of attention but also little scrutiny. Moreover, they are commonly misunderstood or mistakenly lumped in with other institutions supporting early-stage startups, such as incubators, …

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Entrepreneur – Are you Dreaming Success or Solutions?

Source: iamwire| Author: Suresh Kabra | Entrepreneurship is an extremely interesting journey. It is almost like a Bollywood masala flick with all the excitement & action for the hero (you – the entrepreneur) to do the unthinkable. Likewise, it has its own set of lows, disappointments and frequent bouts of despair when things don’t work out the way you thought they …

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5 Famous Movie Quotes That Can Inspire Entrepreneurs

Source: Entrepreneur | Author: Jeffrey Hayzlett | Image: Wikia I’m not sure if this will finally be Leonardo DiCaprio’s year, for The Revenant, or if newcomer Brie Larson, in Room, will trump perennial favorite Cate Blanchett for the latter’s role in Carol. What I can tell you is that people are inspired by movies and jazzed by Hollywood’s award season. But what does that have to …

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7 tips to market your startup for free

Source: YourStory | Author: Vineet Khurana | Image: ShutterShock As a startup business owner, you must know the value of every penny – unlike big brands, which readily spend thousands of dollars every month on marketing. Also, a startup entrepreneur cannot wait too long for ROI to come in. So what can you, as a small business owner, do to minimize your …

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Startup India Action Plan

In the Vigyan Bhawan auditorium that was bristling with energy and anticipation, PM Narendra Modi’s announced the Startup Action Plan. Here are the 10 biggest points from the announcement: Tax exemptions for three years and concessions on capital gains tax. Compliance regime based on self-certification and no regulatory inspection for three years. A fund of Rs. 10,000 crore to back startups. Initially the …

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Your Business Plan Could Be Worthless If You’re Doing This

Source: Inc. | Writer: Eric Sherman | Image: Getty Images   If you’ve worked on a marketing, business, or sales plan, you know that getting information on target markets and trends is critical … and difficult. Market research is often wrong, and some questions are outright invitations to wrong answers. However, even when you use the market research of others …

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The Indian Startup Scene In 2015

Source: TechCrunch | Contributor: Srikar Srinivasula | India has now become one of the largest bases for startups in the world after the United States, the United Kingdom, and China. It is also the youngest with more than 72 percent of its startups founded by entrepreneurs younger than 35 (no surprise considering the median age of the population in India is 27 years). These two trends …

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“How I Braved Anu Aunty and Co-Founded A Million Dollar Company” is a must-read for every Indian kid.

“In India, you become an engineer first and then figure what to do with your life”. It is a popular quote most of the engineering students in India live by, unfortunately. They walk on the oft-taken route of Engineering -> MBA -> Generic job (un)willingly. Let us assume that all the people who walk on that route are tested with …

Vimal Bharadwaj“How I Braved Anu Aunty and Co-Founded A Million Dollar Company” is a must-read for every Indian kid.

Meet Vivek Ranadive – NBA’s first Indian entrepreneur

It is no secret that Indian entrepreneurs have made it big in almost all parts of the world. Indians like to cherish opportunities, wherever they might be and how challenging they might be, and make them grow with their persistence and hard work. That gave rise to several Vinod Khoslas and Laxmi Mittals into the world. In one such instance, …

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Why Entrepreneurship is the new Indian revolution

While the young adults of the country are sharing their ice buckets and rice buckets on social media, a young breed of hotshots are breaking traditions of the stereotypical Indian parent wanting their stereotypical child to bank on a stereotypical job in a stereotypical firm. Entrepreneurship is the new buzzword. And by the looks of it, it has come to …

Anubhav TiwariWhy Entrepreneurship is the new Indian revolution