In this post, Rushabh Mehta the founder of ERPNext talks about Givers & Takers in the Indian startup scene.
Often you are advised not to startup if you’ve got too many personal responsibilities to take care of. It’s good advice but thats the problem with all generic advise. It’s not for people who are entrepreneurs at heart.
Questions like ‘Can you do it, do you have the ability to become what you want to, has anybody in your family member been there-done that type, can you compete,’ and many such generic questions.
In their first year CommonFloor voluntarily ignored funding. For three years between 2009 and 2011, the company functioned with a team of 20, mostly interns.
The government needs to step back and move behind (not ‘between’) the scene. And Enable it all.
Like a sutradhar. Like a boss!
At UnPluggd, we try hard to make it not about Gyaan. This edition of UnPluggd was all about great content and amazing speakers. We were glad to host Suresh Sambadnam, the founder of OrangeScape. Here’s the video.
By the end of the day, that one task completed will have turned into many tasks completed. Making your bed will also reinforce the fact that little things in life matter.
Startups are full of chaos and uncertainty. In our hurry to change the world, let’s not forget to show some integrity and level with everyone.
Investors didn’t really care about ‘world class product/tech’ . All they wanted to know was ‘What was your last month revenue’.
I was now left with very little money to pursue my dream any further. I took some time to come to terms with the reality, and I had to convince myself to pause.