“Am I cut out to be an entrepreneur?” is a question many of us ask ourselves. It’s a good question. And one way of looking for the answer is to ask yourself another question – “Am I comfortable taking decisions? Lots of them?”
The recent tendency amongst both startups and accelerators to dismiss India as a market has been quite pronounced. redBus is a great example of finding problems to solve that are unique here, and putting your head down and getting down to solving them.
IndianStartupReport : What do Indian Entrepreneurs Expect from Startup Accelerators? Answers from 12,500+ Entrepreneurs!
The truth is that Indian startups are zooming past ahead of the accelerators and investors and are raising funds from Silicon Valley counterparts. Accelerators need to match up and we believe that this study will provide them the much needed peek into the mind of a technology entrepreneur.
Paul Basil, founder of social enterprise incubator Villgro (previously called Rural Innovations Network or RIN), is a giant in the world of social entrepreneurship. Trained to be a mechanical engineer, Basil had his first taste of the hinterland when he went to the Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM)
You will learn quite early in the game that a good product just sells. It needs no marketing, it needs no celebrity endorsements, it needs nothing, it just sells.
“We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them,” perhaps what is needed now is a business as unusual approach.
In an interview with NextBigWhat, IT veteran and late stage entrepreneur Ashok Soota he gives some strategic advice for entrepreneurs. Take a look.
By a startup, they actually mean a startup that will have a founding team, a business plan, a revenue model and of course, an exit strategy!
The fallacy, as Mukund rightly pointed out, is when Funding is treated as the only media story. To assume that it is the only story journalists care about or the only question journalists ask, is also wrong.
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