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  • #14 What I Learnt at Startup50

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    Coach: Ajith Karimpana, Founder & CEO, Furlenco Pre-funding, the buck stops with the entrepreneur. It is up to you to get everything done. Post-funding, it is crucial to delegate and empower your team members and be there mainly to help them do better. Even after funding, some responsibilities remain with the entrepreneur, like managing your […]

    #13 What I Learnt at Startup50

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    Coaches: Nirmala Sankaran (HeyMath), S. Vaitheeswaran (Manipal Education), Shankar Muralidharan (Woxsen School of Business). Education businesses are inherently long-term and the only way to build a brand is to impact the customer positively Education starts paying the investor (learner) only after he or she is done. Secondly, brand name alone is not enough, content and quality […]

    #12 What I Learnt at Startup50

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    Coaches: Deepak Nataraj (Aarin Capital), Ganapathy Venugopal (Axilor Ventures), Sashank Rishyasringa (Capital Float), Srikanth Narasimhan (Veda Corp). Stay in touch with prospective investors, even if they don’t fund you immediately It’s not enough for an entrepreneur to have a great idea, but also understand the implications of that idea. Develop a strong understanding of  the customer’s […]

    #11 What I Learnt at Startup50

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    Coaches: Umesh Malhotra (Founder – Hippocampus), K Chandrasekhar (CEO – Forus Health), Ravi Subramanian (CEO – Shriram City Union Finance) Paying for services can be a challenge for the poor and so address the pricing accordingly Investors face the dilemma whether to take the equity or the charity route Identify social causes where the efforts result […]

    #10 What I Learnt at Startup50

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    Coach: Rahul Singh, Founder, Beer Cafe Try not to fail so bad, that it becomes impossible to rise again Enthusiasm and energy are key elements of overcoming failure Failure is hard, but it is really what you think of it. Move on. As philosophical as this may sound, keep learning and keep trying, success will […]

    #9 What I learnt at Startup50

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    Coach: Jaideep Burman, Founder, Faasos Find the people who fit into the culture of your organisation, people who you can really trust. Do not micro manage. Let them learn from it. It will increase their motivation level. There is a cost to such freedom. But it is totally worth it. Spend time in identifying your […]

    #8 What I Learnt at Startup50

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    Coach: Avlesh Singh, Co-Founder, WebEngage If a customer approaches us with one or two use cases in mind, our teams open their minds to ten other use cases they may have of that product. A large part of our scale and success is attributed to this. Plan your scale up in a way that the […]

    #7 What I Learnt at Startup50

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    Coach: Badri Pillapakkam, Director of Investments, Omidyar Network India Local innovation comprises four components; Understanding the real Indian Focusing on disruptive innovation and not replicating existing models Bearing the ability to transform other sectors Operating on a frugal business model.      

    #6 What I Learnt at Startup50

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    Coach: Srikant Iyer, Co-Founder, Homelane The right channel partnerships can transform your sales efforts If you think you’re too early to the market, think ‘how do I develop the market?’  

    #5 What I Learnt at Startup50

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    Coach: Puneet Jetli, CEO of Digital Transformations and Enterprise Solutions, Happiest Minds Technologies The first focus for a startup should be culture, and the three most important aspects of culture, are creating mission, vision and values. When building a venture, envisage what the end goal will look like, so it can be approached in a […]

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