The CEO had been in conversation with several potential senior hires for his startup. At least 3 recruitment firms were on the job for him. Somehow the “right” candidate hadn’t yet crossed his radar. He was getting, quite naturally, frustrated….

We’d like to thank our sponsors for making things happen @PI. Tata DoCoMo The company that changed the rules of the game. We thank them for supporting us. Qualcomm Qualcomm has announced its annual business plan competition inviting technology startups…

Indian and Pakistani hackers are on a cyber fight and while earlier Indian hackers hacked some of the official sites of Pakistan government, this time Pakistani hackers (Pakistan Cyber Army) have hacked CBI’s official website (http://www.cbi.gov.in/index.php) Like we earlier suggested,…

Micromax is really running ahead of other at a very good pace. Launch of Micromax Q7 and Micromax Bling was the main reason behind this ‘Rapid Growth’. Now if we talk about Micromax Bling then I would say that this…

The Groupon Story –From Wordpress Blog to $5Bn Company [Lean Startup]

Lean Startups are a hit talk these days. You aren’t an early stage techology entrepreneur, if you aren’t talking about lean startups and MVP. And on a different note, Groupon is quite a rage too, though for a much different…

What’s the difference between Blackberry and iPhone mobile phones? Well, iPhone is a ‘friendly phone’ – i.e. usability speak; while Blackberry is for friendly people! What do you think?

BlackBerry OS overtook Apple’s iOS for the first time in the US in November in terms of mobile internet usage according to StatCounter. The company’s research arm, StatCounter Global Stats finds that for the first time in the US BlackBerry…

Hiring is a huge challenge in startups and one of a common complaint that I regularly hear is low level of respect for ESOPs among Indian geeks. While one can argue to that point and gain nothing (except for loads…

If only investors were like the Black and Yellow Mumbai cabs that you can hail and get into any time you want!

No VC or Investor is waiting with bated breath biting her fingernails for you to call! It’s quite the opposite scene actually. In a booming Economy (like India), investors are deluged with lots of high quality and established business investment options, so you have to fight hard to get into the VC’s visitor’s area to begin with!

Children in Rural India are deprived of basic facilities and while the $35 Tablet takes its own sweet time for rollout, the challenge of electricity will still be one to solve. You have a tablet (the $35 Tablet), but you’d…