#nwplyng Shuts Down. Founder Shares It All "Fell In Love With The Solution, And Not The Problem"

#nwplyng Shuts Down. Founder Shares It All “Fell In Love With The Solution, And Not The Problem”

Fell in love with the solution, and not the problem: I had this idea for a Foursquare for Music app in October’11, and since then I’ve always been too attached to the idea; so much so that I convinced myself that sharing music is a product in itself & not just a feature. Classic rookie 1st startup blunder!

Blinders For Entrepreneurs

Worried About Competition? Don’t Be. Put Blinders!

So you are working on your startup for the last 6 months and suddenly you notice that your compeition has announced a massive round of funding (from a top notch VC firm)! Cuts like a Knife? Feels like a punch…

The Lottery of Scale

The Lottery of Scale And Avoiding The Revenue Trap

The “Lottery of Scale” is a manufactured gamble. It often ignores business fundamentals while burning a lot of rocket fuel behind your business

20 Commandments of Indian Entrepreneurship League

20 Commandments of Indian Entrepreneurship League

Design your startup flight plan while taking the cues of brutal turbulence which may help to avoid rough weathers or alter it.

Mark Zuckerberg : The Good, Bad and Fugly?

5 Evil Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Facebook : Show No Mercy

In their march towards this goal, they’ve crossed many a grey line. Scratch that. They’ve gone outright bad pretty often.

And yes, we think startups should learn from some of this.

Rebounding From Failure: Pages From A  Struggling Entrepreneur’s Life

Rebounding From Failure: Pages From A Struggling Entrepreneur’s Life

When your business is struggling, failing, you have to look at your wife, your mother, your friends in their eyes and just shrug your shoulders, and say “We’re doing our bit” in response to their daily questions about how well you’re doing.

How to Publicize Your Startup and Get Paid for it Too!

How to Publicize Your Startup and Get Paid for it Too!

You can even get paid to run your publicity campaign. You’ve got to be ready to take your pants off. Or just be a bit creative.

Why Build a Constant State of Flow at Your Startup

Why Build a Constant State of Flow at Your Startup

Why are some startups happier than others? Why are some more successful than others? What is flow? Brij Bhasin of the GSF accelerator explores what it means to be in a state of flow.

My Idea Was Copied!

My Idea Was Copied!

The problem lies in the fact that if you’ve been talking about launching something, and haven’t done it quickly, then someone will copy your idea.