The (less than a year old) political party startup is a classic example of a bootstrapped venture that has very little money (fraction of incumbent players), talks ethics (which isn’t an industry standard), lacks big branded names (that is needed to run in this industry) and well, is trying to survive (against all odds and media projections) in the wild world of politics.
For BBM, getting within two percentage points of WhatsApp in both India and South Africa during November is little short of a triumph
If you are the one who is looking for one great startup who will use your technology, your framework, your stack – then the (accelerator) program is not about the startup.
Not that they aren’t doing great individually, but given the current bloodbath in this space (and drying funds), maybe Flipkart & Myntra should explore a deeper channel that will make 2+2, 22.
Salesforce’s annual confernece, DreamForce is on it’s way and this is a great piece of guerrilla marketing that Zoho has done. The company is doing a full #freeride and has setup a microsite
What DNA are you building? DNA that says ‘this is how it works’ OR a culture that keeps questioning the current status? Visualise whether the business will survive the next 15 years (do you even want it to?). If yes, how it would look like?
Happy Birthday, NextBigWhat! Woof! Nov 13th, 2012 was the day when we decided to rebrand from Pluggd.in to NextBigWhat.com. Today, we complete one year. It’s time to do a recap of what really happened with those who matter the most,…
Exclusive: Olacabs Raises Series B ($20mn) from Tiger Global and Matrix Partners. To Expand Into Non-Metros
Olacabs has confirmed its Series B funding from Tiger Global and Matrix Partners. The company raised Series A in 2012 from Tiger Global. The funding amount, we have been hearing stands at $20mn, though the team declined to comment on this.
A lot of companies thing culture is about nice perks but it’s really about your Mission Statement and the Teams excitement. I think it’s impossible to have great company culture if you have a Mission that doesn’t really matter.
To get mentored, first be a mentee, be a seeker. If you have a ‘know-it-all’ attitude, you are better off not wasting your time with mentorship.