About Ashutosh Saxena

Ashutosh Saxena is a technologist at heart who is fascinated by the web and social media. Startup enthusiast, writer, photographer, connoisseur, traveller, and thinker, he also likes to churn out code.

Koolkart: What went wrong? [Marketing turned out to be a blind spot]

By |June 18th, 2013|

It can get tough for new entrepreneurs to manage expectations of family and build a business at the same time. It is important to be aware of these influences before starting a business. This has been an area of learning for us.

OyeChotu.com Delivers Authentic Indian Snacks to NRIs Worldwide

By |October 31st, 2012|

MyAdCorner helps you Advertise in Print Media, Online

By |October 29th, 2012|

MyAdCorner provides you a platform to advertise in various newspapers across India. The print advertising industry is highly fragmented, and booking an offline ad, if you have experienced it, is a tedious process.

Online grocery store, Shopveg shuts shop due to lack of funds [Expectation mismatch with the accelerator?]

By |October 27th, 2012|

To give you a quick recap of their journey so far, the startup was part of VentureNursery accelerator program and as per the founders of ShopVeg, the accelerator had committed to provide seed money but weeks after the pitch, the investor associated with the accelerator backed out.

Sweden based MouseStats Provides Eye-Tracking Heatmaps for your Website

By |October 26th, 2012|

AirJaldi Brings Internet to Difficult Terrains in Rural India

By |October 25th, 2012|

Urban India is constantly logged in--be it on their phones, tablets, laptops, or those huge machines called desktops. But for AirJaldi, all this was a rarity in the areas they first ventured into, though now their efforts have brought hundreds of rural communities online

MagiXcan Promises to Make Computers 10X Faster, or More

By |October 19th, 2012|

Say we have a 100-core machine and have effectively achieved all the speed improvement we care for. Then this capacity for faster processing can be traded off against energy consumption. So instead of processing photos 100X faster on this 100-core machine, we could process them merely 10X faster, but at the same time using up only a tenth of the original power required – by lowering the clock frequency by the same factor.

CouchPotato.be Creates a Social Way to Discover Movies

By |October 18th, 2012|

Web Storage HTML5 API: Cookies are so 1994 [Tech Treats]

By |October 16th, 2012|

A Drilling Machine that does not need Electricity [Grassroot Innovation]

By |October 10th, 2012|

A remarkable aspect of Mr Shinde’s innovations is that all his machines utilize junk, scrap and waste materials, and thus are energy efficient, cost effective and can be used by many.

Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, et al Launch WebPlatform.org with W3C to help you build a better web

By |October 9th, 2012|

With W3C as the convenor, these behemoths will act as stewards for the project, helping to build a community and grow the site. These organizations will have individuals dedicated to the WebPlatform to keep the site up to date, monitor and edit user-generated content, and make sure the information is useful in an easy-to-find way.

Stockoy: A Social network for the Trading Community

By |October 8th, 2012|

The Trouble With Taking an (online) Cab

By |October 8th, 2012|

The biggest concern now is that the quality of the experience is not consistent with time, which is one important factor in user-satisfaction. Teething problems are acceptable, but a degradation in performance over time would shoo away customers.

Accessing Third-Party API Resources via OAuth [Tech Treats]

By |October 3rd, 2012|

WriterBabu: A Social Platform to Share your Creativity, Anonymously if you Like

By |September 27th, 2012|

The network provides three levels of sharing for posts: public, friends, and anonymous. Anonymous posts are public too, but without your name. Apart from this, it has a designated Diary section, and diary posts can be open, shared with friends, or private.