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Being an Entrepreneurial Leader in These Times

These are unprecedented times, especially for entrepreneurs managing early stage ventures.

Who will be the New Leaders in the New Normal?

I was recently reading a book called “Making the Impossible Possible” by Daisaku Ikeda. He wrote,

What Shape of Recovery will we have?

When the Covid-19 crisis hit us we all heard about the New Normal, but few of us really understood what it meant?

What does it mean to be an Entrepreneur in this New Normal?

Having spent weeks in some mode of Lockdown, people across the world are now having a discussion on what will life look like going forward?

Is it the right time to become an entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurship is a very personal decision, and when I get asked this question

Can these times bring us back to what it means to be an Entrepreneur?

I was recently reading an article on on “Forget Unicorns.

The Recent Change in Focus from Valuation to Profitability

I was recently reading an article in The Mint newspaper on “How Startups Crack the Profits Puzzle”.

Why Startups continue to raise money in a challenging market environment?

Startups and venture capital backed companies raised more than Rs 1 Lakh crore during calendar year 2019, 26% more than the over Rs 81,000 crore raised by equity capital markets.

How does an Investor Partner add value to your Venture?

In conversations with several successful entrepreneurs I’ve seen how many of them have seen a good investor partner deliver value to their venture.

Do You Need Venture Capital Funding for Your Startup?

In the first quarter of 2019, $75 billion was invested globally into venture capital backed startups.

Why Corporate Governance Is Something Every Entrepreneur Should Start Thinking About?

I remember one of my early conversations with a leading industrialist many years back on company building.

The importance of managing workplace stress as an entrepreneur

The importance of managing workplace stress as an Entrepreneur

How To Generate Opportunities to Develop an Early-Stage Business?

As per the website, the first entrepreneurs can be traced back to nearly 20,000 years ago with trading being one of the first entrepreneurial ideas.

Questions Around Mentorship & Fund Raising For First Time Entrepreneurs

Becoming an entrepreneur is not an easy decision so through this blog I would to address some basic questions that many first time entrepreneurs have asked me over the years.

The Power of Letting Go – How Constantly Disruptive Innovation Is Here Is Stay

Becoming an entrepreneur is not an easy decision so through this blog I would to address some basic questions that many first time entrepreneurs have asked me over the years.

Embracing uncertainty

We all usually have a life plan. Starting from our teenage years

Lessons on entrepreneurship from our kids

The era of innovation and life changing start-ups is only just dawning upon us and we cannot even begin to imagine the type of solutions we will see in the next decade.

How is Technology impacting Education delivery in India in today’s times?

Today most of us are experiencing the value of technology in delivering education at home firsthand.

Why Startups are important for India’s Development?

Today we see funding for Startups in all sectors i.e. Fintech, Deep tech, Transport Tech, Edtech, Health Tech and Enterprise Tech among many more.

Can more be done in early-stage funding for Edtech startups in India?

India’s online education market is expected to go from $247 Mn in 2017 to $1.96 Bn in 2021*.

Why choosing the right investor partner could be crucial for your Start-up?

Bringing on board the right investor partner can be one of the most important decisions you make as an entrepreneur.

Why we need more Problem-Solving Start-ups in India?

I was recently reading an article by Prof Michael D Alter, from the University of Chicago, on Startups forget about the technology.

Why we need more Innovative Start-ups in India?

As per government data on national income, India’s per capital income for FY 2018-19 was Rs 10,534/$146 per month.

The Role of A Maturing Entrepreneurial Ecosystem In Fostering Startup Growth In India

As per a recent study on the Indian startup ecosystem, * “In a country with a population of nearly 1.3 billion people, even niche products can have a significant market potential.”

How to choose the right startup funding program in India?

As an entrepreneur choosing the right investor partner is one of the most important decisions you can take.

Why We Need More Mentors for Entrepreneurs in India?

Some of us have been fortunate to have had business mentors in our careers that have changed our thinking or taught us invaluable lessons.

Entrepreneur Funding in India.

As per the IBM Institute for Business Value’s survey 90% of Indian startups fail in the first 5 years

Role Of Venture Capital in Fostering Entrepreneurship Growth In India.

“The Indian PE/VC ecosystem has grown from $200 million in 1998 to almost $39.5 Billion in 2017, a CAGR of almost 32%.”

Building An Entrepreneurial Culture – The Need For Entrepreneurship For Growth In India.

While entrepreneurship has been a hot topic of discussion with the likes of Flipkart, Oyo rooms, Ola and several other Indian startups going global and being covered vastly in the media, here I would like to discuss what it would take to build an entrepreneurial culture in the country.

Do we need to have sisterhoods to support women entrepreneurs in India?

The definitions of sisterhood in the dictionary is “the feeling of kinship with and closeness to a group of women or all women.

Do career breaks derail your career?

Career breaks are more of a norm today than they were a decade ago, and people take breaks for all sorts of reasons,

Lessons from Women Entrepreneurs

I was recently reading an article on the Entrepreneur website on “Inspiring Leadership Lessons from 13 Female Founders”

What would it take to have more Women Leaders at the Top?

I was recently reading a KPMG Women’s Leadership Study that highlighted the two elements that affect a woman’s ability

Are we improving the Gender Diversity in our workforce?

The Women in the Workplace 2018 report by McKinsey* stated that, “..two things are clear: one, women remain underrepresented,

Development In India – What Would It Take to Have More Women Entrepreneurs In A Growing Start-Up Ecosystem?

Women Entrepreneurship Development in India – What would it take to have more Women Entrepreneurs in a Growing Start-up Ecosystem?

Why We Need More Women Leaders in Indian Businesses

India ranks 3rd globally in terms of family owned businesses according to the Credit Suisse Family 1000, 2018 report,

Who is today’s global Indian women?

Is she the daughter in law who is always there for her family? Is she the mother who is always there for her children? Is she the daughter who always listens to her parents?

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