August 31, 2016 Stelios Constantinides

What we learned making a bot that talks like a person It’s 12:30pm at Truth Labs which means we’re standing outside trying to decide where to go for lunch. We’re a creative bunch, so this seemed like a problem we should be able to solve. And a perfect opportunity to take…

August 30, 2016 Vivek Srinivasan

Man has always been obsessed with exploration and since the days of Magellan and Christopher Columbus, the excitement of finding something new and the possibility of finding unknown wealth has driven humans to achieve feats that have been considered impossible. Space was always the final frontier. In the late 1950’s,…

August 29, 2016 Vivek Srinivasan

If every plan that we ever imagined was going to play out as we had thought, everyone would be a millionaire! Is it not? Things don’t go as planned. That is normal. In my experience, perseverance is more important that intelligence in making sure that a business is successful. If…

August 24, 2016 Salma Moosa

In every startup, the founders come together; face all of the challenges together hoping one day to be funded and be able to change the industry. They want to be able to change the user’s life to such an extent that they are a name associated with success and achievements….

August 22, 2016 Vivek Srinivasan

The law does not care about right and wrong. It cares about intention. That is why a murderer can claim temporary insanity and plead not guilty.   The trouble with law is that it is defined with a set of assumptions in mind. Every once in a while there is…

August 19, 2016 Vivek Srinivasan

Shots fired – Transportation is about to be disrupted and millions are about to loose their jobs. I have maintained for a long time that the next big wave from the perspective of making money is going to be transportation. Or as I more broadly like to call it #MovingAtoms…

August 17, 2016 Stelios Constantinides

Do your eyes glaze over at the mention of an API? Have no idea if cookies are good, bad, or just delicious? Web development is complicated. And there’s a lot of confusing terminology surrounding it. So here’s a short list of concepts, tools, and languages written in plain English for…

August 16, 2016 Vivek Srinivasan

Most delivery related startups in the food space have been having trouble over the past year and by the looks of it, we seem to be ushering in the new year with news of more firings. Why is it that all the guys in the food delivery business seem to…

August 13, 2016 Akbar Khan

Internet of Things (IoT) sensors and devices are expected to exceed mobile phones as the largest category of connected devices in 2018, growing at a 23% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2015 to 2021. By 2021 there will be 9B mobile subscriptions, 7.7B mobile broadband subscriptions, and 6.3B smartphone…

August 12, 2016 Mahesh Bhalla

At one level, an investor is an investor is an investor. But there are nuances as to how various investors look at different sectors, and therefore their relative ‘appetite’ for the same opportunity may differ. This variance is driven one or more of the following: their (relative) understanding of the…