DealsForStartups: 45% Discount in Company Incorporation (+ Related Formalities)

Latest deals from DealsForStartups, a unique service catered to bring entrepreneurs and service providers together. Deal Detail: Company incorporation at Rs. 15,000/- (all inclusive with 1 lakh share capital all over India with PAN, TAN, Employment Agt, NDA and other…

Of KBC & The “Islandish” Problem With Indian IT Industry

A few days back NRN made a statement that IITs are producing poor quality of engineers and even the quality of students entering IITs has deteriorated over the years. While that resulted in a major debate, let me share this…

Morning Tech: Priority Inbox Lands in Mobile, Salesforce Launches Facebook Toolkit

Gmail’s Priority Inbox is now available for most mobile browsers that support HTML5, such as devices running Android 1.5+ and iOS 3+. “Now, once you set up Priority Inbox in the desktop version of Gmail, you’ll see Priority Inbox sections…

Teach Technology to Parents [Google Launches TeachParentsTech]

Google is slowly getting into content game – right from launching a fashion site to now launching TeachParentsTech.org, a website aimed at teaching technology to parents, via Youtube videos. TeachParentsTech.org lets you select from more than 50 basic how-to videos…

Office Space Available in Bangalore [Sponsored]

Office space available for Bangalore Startups. Here are the details. Location: Banashankari 2nd stage, Bangalore, 2 minutes walk from BDA complex Amenities: Fully furnished office, meeting room, internet, power backup, and printer Rent: 3500 per seat (not negotiable). A minimum…

Smartphone OS Wars- Who will win?

The world is witnessing a rapid surge in the penetration of smartphones. Between Q2 2009- Q2 2010, the worldwide smartphone penetration increased from 14% to 19% and analysts estimate that US smartphone penetration will cross the 50% mark in 2011….

Evil Entrepreneur- The changing love-hate equation [Zuck]

The technology industry is not new to this changing love hate equation with successful entrepreneurs. And no one has experienced this more than Bill Gates. Hating Bill Gates and Microsoft has been considered fashionable in the tech world for a very-very long time now – notwithstanding the tremendous contribution made by both the individual and his organization to computing. Gates has been the original devil, who people love to hate, since his deposition in the 1998 United States vs. Microsoft antitrust litigation. The rise of Google, with its “Don’t be Evil” slogan around the same time frame further fuelled the tirades against him.

Lull after the Storm- What’s up with 3G Launch in India?

It has been several months since the conclusion of 3G auctions amidst much global attention and media hype. The government earned more than Rs. 67, 500 crores and the telcos ended up with huge debts on their balance sheet. Things,…

6 Obvious Entrepreneurial Lessons I Learnt the Hard Way

[Guest article by Vivek Ravishankar, Founder of Interviewstreet] I have always cribbed about the fact that a lot of entrepreneurs in India don’t blog much. Only a handful of them actually share their experiences, struggle, etc – a look into…