August 8, 2016 Akbar Khan

2015 has been the year of wearables HYPE. Want proof? The number of Google search links for “wearables” (25 million) exceeds the number of units sold last year (19 million, according to Juniper Research). On April 24th, the first wearables wearable PLATFORM was launched. Apple Watch, it was said would redefine the role…

August 8, 2016 Stelios Constantinides

Paul Graham is a renowned programmer and wildly successful venture capitalist. He also happens to be a talented writer. I highly recommend you stop reading this and just go read his actual essays, but if you’re short on time, I’ve cropped the most important pieces from my favorite essays below. Startups…

August 5, 2016 Mamatha KamiReddy

If you can shop for groceries, books and mobile phones from your smartphone; then why can’t you shop for construction materials and services right from the comfort of your living room? This question, drove a vision to provide holistic solution to all construction needs by making construction and design related…

August 5, 2016 Vivek Srinivasan

I tend to put down the various thoughts I have in mind as notes to someday write about it. Last week as I was going through the countless number of notes; three themes stood out Knowledge, Ignorance and Imagination. I decided to combine all of them and put this blog together….

August 4, 2016 Vivek Srinivasan 2Comment

A lot of ink has been spilt on the many mistakes made by Yahoo. How the company refused to buy Google or Facebook when the opportunity existed. Yahoo might in fact be a story of many missed opportunities. But those misses did not really define the failure. Yahoo failed because…

August 4, 2016 Akbar Khan

According to Bernd Schoner, author of The Tech Entrepreneur’s Survival Guide: How to Bootstrap Your Startup, Lead Through Tough Times, Cash In for Success and The Tech Entrepreneur’s Survival Guide (McGraw-Hill, May 2014); assembling your founding team is a make-or-break move that every business faces. In fact, he says that it “determines the…

August 3, 2016 Prateek Tandon

Often time small businesses want to advertise in a small locality that they cater to. Even businesses like schools and restaurants want to advertise in their immediate vicinity. Most advertising formats including many of the digital solutions target an entire city. Given the number of such small businesses, a huge market exists….

August 3, 2016 T. K. Coleman

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” -Michael Jordan There is a difference…

August 2, 2016 Akbar Khan

I’ve been fortunate to have met dozens of entrepreneurs over the past one  years. While I’m employed as an educator, you have certainly been the educator to me. Here’s what I’ve learned from my interactions with you, the entrepreneur: you don’t accept the status quo you believe in a better…

August 2, 2016 Vivek Srinivasan 2Comment

The paradigms of computing are changing. In the past 3 decades, computers changed the way in which we have been communicating and carrying out day to day activities. Over the past 10 years, the mobile revolution swept the world and has for better or for worse changed the way which…