January 16, 2017 Vivek Srinivasan

Building a business in your country is one thing, taking it abroad is another challenge. It is a challenge that is hard to fathom. Few companies in India have been able to take their startups beyond Indian shores. What is the framework to analyse the factors that one needs to…

January 10, 2017 Vivek Srinivasan

India is a country that is as diverse as it is vast. In this nation of more than a Billion, there are officially 22 languages. Only 200 Million Indians speak English and are benefitting from the digital dividends that technology has to offer. The products that most of the Indian startups…

December 27, 2016 Salma Moosa

Last day to apply for the 2015 Startups Club Demo Day, then a two day event in Bangalore for a community of 6000 members, we had posted in all our platforms that the last time to apply to pitch was that day at mid night, and we get a message at…

December 19, 2016 Salma Moosa

Startups, founders, passion, need for perfection, the wish to just know every thing that happens in your startup and just make it a bit more perfect, the final touch. We all understand this, right? All of us who started from a problem, set out to solve and today are making…

December 17, 2016 Vivek Srinivasan

In India we have the habit of choosing short-cuts to doing things which we like to call ‘Jugaad’. Unfortunately, the word has been misconstrued to mean resourceful and has been promoted as the right way to doing thing. Jugaad is an inefficient way of doing something and in the long…

December 16, 2016 Vivek Srinivasan

Over the past years we have been taking the Startups Club Demo Day to one city and conducting a pitching competition which involved 10 startups. This year we decided to take it one step further and launched the Demo Day in 10 cities across India. As a consequence, we had…

November 23, 2016 Khuzema Siam

How to build a great team – 101 Are you running your business  with stress or bliss? This can be answered by evaluating the manner your  team has been built. You could be a jack of all trades still, running a business with an incompetent team can be really painful….