Bangalore based startup, Mekuchi is an open web initiative with a vision to make a billion makers- that is aimed at being the destination for makers, crafters, innovators and tinkerers to discover, learn and engage with each other.
For their flagship product, Lulla, they have tied up with speciality birthing centers like Apollo Cradle and others to display the product in their premise.
Rajesh Sawhney’s GSF Accelerator has chosen 12 new startups to its latest batch. The startups include: Clinchpad, Postergully, Triptern, Browntape, Timesaverz, Airstrem, Tradestreet, Swym, Ridingo, Dhilcare, Tinysurprise and Flinto made it to the 2013 batch.
Of Yatra, ICICI and Dependency on Internet Services [Dear Product Startups: You are in 'Services' Business]
There is nothing like a customer totally dependent on you to perform certain activities. It’s the most nirvana state for any business.
Welcome to a new edition of TheSunnyMag. This week’s curated list of beautiful reads from around the web contains the a bunch of stories around Jeff Bezos’ acquisition of the Washington Post for $250 mn, a well argued piece on why science isn’t your enemy, a very insightful piece on LinkedIn’s management framework and other stories. Have a good read.
And remember, when the dust settles, when you’ve either shut shop, or made your pile of cash in an exit, or gotten done with that world tour, or whatever – as you start to grow old and look back at your memories, it’s the relationship and the companionship that’ll still be around to share those memories with over a cup of coffee.
At Delhi based mLabs, Varun Aggarwal & Gaurav Gandhi are devising a way to make a kind of memory device called memristor* cheaper, so that it can be used by students and inventors constrained by a budget.
There is strong absence of instant gratification – the basic premise on which consumerism works. Managing Personal Finance or NOT doing investments has IMPACT ONLY in long term.
Now that the cable TV is being digitized, the idiot box needs to become more intelligent. If not the idiot box, atleast the remote control needs to evolve.
Any entrepreneur in Sri Lanka though, must face up to the limited market size – locally. I believe there is huge opportunity to completely bypass online in Sri Lanka and focus on a mobile only (or mobile first) strategy.