It was an investor meet last month… I was talking to one of the investors there. He is from a very large media house. “We have startup program.” He smiled. “So, how to work with you? How do you support startups?” “Well. We come in only after you prove success. Then we give advertisement currency. … Read moreData Scandal: Should We Demonize Social Media and Tech Companies?
Rahul Gandhi again talks about his vision. “When I see MRI machines not connected, I see huge problem. Connecting all of those MRI machines will completely transform the planet” This becomes a butt of a joke. And this is not the first time. While one may not respect Rahul Gandhi much for original thoughts, I … Read moreAsk Rahul Gandhi: How a Good Idea Can Be Screwed by Dumb Communication (2 Lessons included)
As we all know, entrepreneurship is hard and risky. Day job may be comfortable, but lacks the freedom. However it gets pay check. How about the best of both worlds? Trying to setup a business while working? Then as it picks up, one can come full time onto it. Yes. there is stress of both … Read moreConfessions of a Closet Entrepreneur
India announced smart city initiative years back. Ever since it was announced, it was a big confusion. Debate on definition of smart city itself took years and is still continuing. Global ideas of smart cities can not be copy pasted at the moment. Around the world the cities are good and clean. They just need to … Read moreSix Sigma for Govt Policy: How to Set Right Indian Smart Cities Initiative
Everyone asked Modi govt to support startups. Modi delivered. Along with many good initiatives, a fund is also born. Before it is too late, I suggest the opposite. Dissolve the fund. Use it for something else. Before I explain further, let me take you back to 1980s. Indian govt had the noble intention of encouraging … Read moreStartup India: Modi should Dissolve the Govt Fund of $1.5Billion and Do This Instead