Marc Benioff once called “Hosted On-Demand’ products as a wolf in sheep’s clothing. Historically, none of these “Hosted On-Demand” products from enterprise companies ever made it big (e.g. Ariba), because changing DNA of an organization (especially product teams) is a humongous task.
So if you are an ecommerce entrepreneur, please don’t get overwhelmed by 100 customers buying from you in 4 months of your existence. The game has changed. It’s no more a lean model for ecommerce in India.
NextBigWhat is the Hackathon partner (Ashish Sinha is the hackmaster) and we’d like to invite all the hackers, designers and hustlers to be a part of the hackathon.
There are ads and then there are ads that send wrong signals. Spotted few of them.
I am a super early adopter. Any given day, I’d rather use/share feedback to a startup product than the one coming from established companies.
Importantly, ask yourself if you are creating value in the food-chain or just playing your own beat? Value is not about ‘what you can do (i.e. build an app)’, but ‘what needs to get done’.
redBus, the company which got acquired for Rs 800 cr by South African media conglomerate Naspers is seeing senior level exits as many employees feel left out of the ESOP story, according to sources
Do NOT be seen like them. For Indians, India is not aspirational. Foreign (identity) is.
Understand that and respect that. Importantly, note that Investor is NOT rejecting YOU. They are rejecting YOUR business plan, based on the pitch/discussion.
India missed the PC revolution, but is on top of the mobile web revolution. There are signs everywhere. Right from Facebook India stats to the fact that India is among the topmost market for Opera Mobile store to Google planning to launch offline stores in India