How to attract co-workers who will work with blood, sweat and tears

While interviewing candidates, do you feel that only motivator for majority candidates is hefty pay cheque, stock options and a quick multi bagger exit?

Announcing: The Pluggd.in Forum [Knowledgebase + Community]

Announcing: The Pluggd.in Forum [Knowledgebase + Community]

At the core of Pluggd.in lies a strong community and the community has been asking for a platform to talk to each other and importantly, discuss/learn from each other. We have grown from a blog to India’s largest site for…

Signing a Contract with a Party Overseas? Sign it in ‘Counter-parts’

The law has two ways of getting around this – one way is to sign the contract by clicking on a checkbox online. The seller normally has a clause that states “By clicking on this box, you hereby accept and agree to abide by all contractual terms and conditions”.

Aakash Tablet Sold out, UbiSlate Scheduled for January Launch

Aakash Tablet Sold out, UbiSlate Scheduled for January Launch

Aakash tablet, the cheapest tablet in India is sold out, as per the update on tablet maker, DataWind’s website. DataWind, the makers of Aakash Tablet is now suggesting users to prebook UbiSlate, which is the premium version of Aakash tablet…

Dave McClure: “We will Invest in atleast 5-10 Indian Startups in 2012”

As part of GOAP (Geeks on a Plane) trip to India, we had a conversation with Dave McClure on his India trip and importantly 500Startups’ India plans. In this short discussion, Dave talks about his India experience of meeting several…

It’s Damn Cold! Fret not, Mujjo’s Winter Gloves Helps You Use Your Touchscreen Devices

It’s Damn Cold! Fret not, Mujjo’s Winter Gloves Helps You Use Your Touchscreen Devices

Last year when I was in Delhi, I had a tough time working in a Sardarji’s garage-converted-office. It was damn difficult to type and you actually hate taking off your gloves to use your touch-screen devices. With more touchscreen devices…

AnalyzeME : Mobile Device Testing App for Android [App of the Day]

AnalyzeME is a mobile device testing application (developed by Pune based MobileMe) to verify the readiness status of your Android device for various types of connected mobile applications. It provides you complete information regarding the resources and networks on your device.

Married and Running a Startup? It’s not THAT bad [Joy of Small things]

Married and Running a Startup? It’s not THAT bad [Joy of Small things]

Large parts of the social, economic and psychological ecosystem is considered tough for an entrepreneur. He battles through it, and fights it out. On the other side, there are definitely some cool elements in his life, which he enjoys and…

So You Think You Are An "Effective" Worker? Would "Creative" Be Better [Linkedin Report]

So You Think You Are An “Effective” Worker? Would “Creative” Be Better [Linkedin Report]

Using popular buzzwords in Linkedin profiles has been a trend with the white collar workforce worldwide. Linkedin has released an analysis of these keywords and identified some of the most popular ones. While “Creative” is the most popular word used…

Dave McClure and Bloomberg Capital Invests $1mn in mygola, Travel Planner Startup

Dave McClure and Bloomberg Capital Invests $1mn in mygola, Travel Planner Startup

Dave McClure and Bloomberg Capital have announced an investment of $1mn in mygola, a India+US based travel planner startup. mygola provides answers to specific travel planning related questions -  how do I get from the airport to the hotel? Will…