A place for startup entrepreneurs to meet in Pune
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The most wonderful gift to tomorrow’s generations is a healthy environment. Healthy environment needs cleanliness. Though many individuals are coming forward these days for cleanliness drives, a big responsibility also lies on the corporate world. Corporates should come forward and participate/assist in cleanliness drives in a big way.
CurlyOrange.com, which is into personalized products for children, understands its responsibility towards the health of our future generation. We have…Continue
'Entrepreneur' is quite a knotty term , isn't it ? Big guns who spell ideas are ,thick and fast treated as entrepreneurs in the business arena. . Those who second ; entrepreneurship is a term that's catching up flashingly , are till blue in the face keep a close watch on the major developments in the start-up environment Many of us dream of snooping into an entrepreneurs life and are thrown off guard , when we get a chance to do so . Start-up owners are contemplated to run several ventures…Continue
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In mid June'2014, I wrote a post on "…Continue
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1. Bad hiring and poor shareholders agreement between co-founders >It was always challenging to get best talent attracted to start-ups , hence we land up making quick calls on getting resources from MNCs and top companies without checking their knowledge background , technical tests , references. Good side note; don’t hire your best friend for your start-up :). Always ensure you have solid shareholder agreement between co-founders, ensure exit scenarios and ensure what-if,…Continue
I never thought of this question of whether a marketing budget or a marketing plan comes first. I thought the answer is simple; the marketing plan is prepared first and then based on that the marketing budget is prepared. Recent two interactions with prospective clients opened my eyes that entrepreneurs think marketing budget can be prepared before preparing the marketing plan!…Continue
Entrepreneurship is necessary to initiate the process of economic development in any country. The total percentage of female population in India is 48.27% however very small part of this number comprises of high growth women Entrepreneurs. Now this is a very surprising factor especially when the fact is that women are natural entrepreneurs. The skills that entrepreneurs require are inbuilt in Women’s DNA and they need not study business management for the same. Let us look at some of…Continue
Pune is a unique city that has the best ecosystem for building startups. The city has the most numbers of students, its an industrial hub giving a best B2B perspective to the startups and making it easy to reach out to the…Continue
Pune OpenCoffee Club (POCC) had organized a session on ‘Marketing planning for start-ups’ where I was a speaker. We conducted a quick survey about the entrepreneurial marketing planning efforts. Twenty seven entrepreneurs in Pune participated in the survey.…Continue
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Should a start-up company, usually not cash-rich, always struggle for its operations, marketing etc. or is it possible to do everything in low or almost no budget? Can automation make things feasible or do we always need expert staff? Can we do most things ourselves or should we outsource things.
When I launched my company, all I had was some confidence and enthusiasm. No cash. (don't have it even now). But over the time, I did manage to Automate a lot of stuff…
Now days there is tremendous competition in local market, which indirectly reduce the profits ultimately stop you to grow.
This may be applying to the startups and up to ten employee companies.
They may not in condition to hire sales team or not get good team. This is barrier to their capabilities.
Here I am proposing an idea to get this problem sorted out.
The Saturday of July 9 2011 was host to two of the biggest product start-up events in India - Proto.in and Unpluggd. YourNextLeap, which is a Pune based start-up was fortunate to be selected to demo at both! Here are some learnings from the unique experience that the nextLeap team would love to share with fellow start-ups.
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Pune OpenCoffee Club at a Glance - April 19th
Exclusive - Startup In Focus:
The startup in focus this week is Pineapple Innovative Solutions – a venture that takes care of the IT and…Continue
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Lets contribute by sharing your favorite but lesser known 3rd party libraries that no project should be without.
This is my feedback - http://wp.me/pPJh0-87
Some least heard but important such libraries which we have used in past are:
Unit Testing: DBUnit, Mockito, Hamcrest Matchers
Apache Common: Commons Configurations, Commons DbUtils, Commons IO, Commons Lang
Other: SLF4J, Google Collections, c3p0,…
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