A place for startup entrepreneurs to meet in Pune
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.
Six Steps featured on yourstory.in (CNBC TV 18 YOUNG TURKS)
Six Steps was recently featured on the yourstory.in CNBC TV 18 Young Turks, we thank all for your continuing support and would like to take this opportunity to request all to kindly connect us to sales, marketing managers or business owners of equipment manufacturing or product manufacturing firms. Our services will change the way they manage their servicing and marketing with high cost savings and higher…Continue
Added by krunnal Gharre on June 30, 2011 at 4:22pm — No Comments
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
Added by Santosh on April 18, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments
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,…
Added by Ken Blake on March 18, 2011 at 7:26pm — No Comments
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I have been thinking of getting a franchise of McDonalds. Then I learned, McDonalds south west region does not franchise. I again surfed whether any good brand for franchising. Soon I realised that franchising cost more than a new venture. And I dont have enough money for that.
I am glad that I did not have enough money. Had I got enough money, I would have become another sheep in the herd. Though, I am no different now. But I would have lost my identity and would have been…Continue
Alert - This is a long one so pardon me if I overstretched with my words and thoughts. But idea was to to justice to the thoughts and all I had were words.
Why I should be writing this ?
May be the IDEA of the firm will be just an idea and will die a slow death with me. But an Idea can never die , may be it won't…
I wish to offer following - (Product / System photographs attached). If you could refer interested party, pl. let me know.
Business For Immediate Take Over– with / without my involvement REFER ATTACHMENT
Online LED Display Systems:…Continue
Added by Satish Pathak on January 20, 2011 at 2:19pm — No Comments
Reading Rich Dad Poor Dad Again, I just remembered & realized again about Asset and Liability.
An Asset is something that will pay you back, by producing income.
A Liability is something that will cost you money, by causing expenditures.
And if we see, What do the middle class buy on PayDay? - Right- more and more Liabilities.…Continue
Added by Ashish Mishra on January 19, 2011 at 12:19pm — No Comments
What is a corporate blog?
Corporate blogs are weblogs written by companies and enterprises. They can be a separate blog, or can be incorporated in the corporate website.
That’s fine, but why should I have a blog for my company?
Corporate blog is a useful weapon in your marketing arsenal. The main advantage of having a corporate blog is that its content can be updated frequently, even on a daily basis. This helps in the SEO…Continue
Added by Amruta Ranade on January 18, 2011 at 8:02pm — No Comments