Few minutes back I accidentally peeked into Google trends data and found that the keyword ‘Abdul Kalam Death’ is rising at a volcanic rate. And its not just Google search, the death rumors of ex-president  has made it to twitter…

Funding at a very early stage brings an unnecessary pressure and importantly, inhibits the experimentation part to nth degree (when will you pivot?) Can you really say ‘scrap this/move on to Plan B’?.

Values, Ownership and Management [The Blurred Line]

“Five years before we took in venture capital in our family owned company, we’d decided that ownership and management had to be kept separate. The chairman of the company was the well known retired Chairman of a very well known…

We earlier told you about the new look of Orkut that was supposed to be rolled out in few weeks and Google has now started rolling out the new Orkut in phased manner. While the new look is a cheap…

Opera is launching the improved version of the browser for tablets, the much needed extension they needed for the product in order to tap the growing tablet market (the android browser supports Flash as well). Infact, Opera is launching 10…

The young first time CEO looked and sounded pleased. He’d just made an offer to a candidate for his head of Human Resources and the candidate had accepted. After almost a year of searching for the appropriate candidate and after…

Nokia Partners with Union Bank of India Nokia has partnered with Union Bank of India to launch a mobile-to-mobile cash transfer service called Union Bank Money, which would allow any mobile users on any network to shop, pay utility bills,…

What are the attributes of a winning proposal? Responding to a RFP is an art and typically, I have noticed that winning proposals have following attributes Proposal writer has read and understood the RFP document well. Offers a solution that…

Do You Have It In You?

Quick note on PowerPlug contest. We moved the application deadline from March 20th to March 21st, i.e. today (owing to Holi festival). Before you ask who is eligible for the contest, read our earlier article on What Does It Takes…

RedQuanta Founder Pankaj Guglani On Mystery Shopping In India [Interview]

Last week we covered RedQuanta, a rather interesting startup from the Morpheus portfolio into the mystery shopping space. Here’s an interview with Pankaj Guglani, founder of RedQuanta, on how the model is being received in the market. 1. How difficult…