In the first interaction itself, the system should be able to weed out the windows shoppers. And that’s what this book seller in MG Road Bangalore has done.
Also, growth for the sake of growth is too boring. You are part of someone else’s plan doing that – usually the venture capitalists who would rather see you try to grow fast than not.
The book is written by Yann Girard, an entrepreneur. Yann has started, run and advised several startups and has worked in the Venture Capital scene in Berlin & New York.
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.