78% Digital Marketers Focus Spending on Social Media [Report]

The study found that over 78% of digital marketers are now focusing their budgets on social media.

Still Don't Believe There Are Global Indian Startups? Somebody Else Does.

And Indians (VCs/startup babas) are still wondering where are the global Indian startups? Zendesk has acknowledged, but not the local ecosystem.

Why I Stopped Using Zomato (And That Shouldn't Matter To Them)

That is, the new design is a prelude to next set of actions, which surely involves a possible acquisition deal (isn’t Yelp already in touch with Zomato?). And Zomato needs to start preparing for the A-day (A = acquisition) today!

Tech & Tech Enabled Companies Raised $437 mn Funding in Jan-Mar 2014

VC Funding in India: Technology and tech enabled companies raised over Rs 2626 cr ($437 mn) in the first 3 months of 2014.

Government Requests to Google User Account Data Go Up [Transparency Report]

Google Transparency Report says India made 2,513 user data requests for data on 4,401 accounts. In 66% of the cases, Google provided the data it was asked for.

The BIG Lessons from Little Eye Labs' Journey: Be Visible. AND Keep Shipping

In conversation with a group of app developers/entrepreneurs at NextBigWhat HQ, Little Eye Labs trace their steps from starting up to getting acquired.

SingTel Group, Airtel and Samsung Partner to Accelerate Mobile Data Growth in Emerging Markets

The SingTel Group and Samsung announced a suite of joint initiatives designed to bring a seamless and richer mobile data experience for customers. To be progressively launched by entities in the SingTel Group – SingTel in Singapore, Optus in Australia,…

Market Regulator Sebi to Issue Crowd Funding Guidelines Soon

Market regulator Sebi is planning to come out with guidelines for crowdfunding, a move that will greatly benefit crowd funding startups and entrepreneurs looking to raise capital.

UnPluggd Update : Early Bird Discount is ON; Apply For Speaking Slot!

We are happy to share the early bird discount details (valid only till April 15th).

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.