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  • “Entrepreneurs often fall into what I call the Abhimanyu trap; they don’t know when to get out of a business.”

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    Chandu Nair, co-founder, Scope E-knowledge Center, discusses his experiences in two areas: making changes to a business model and exiting a business

    Playing The Devil’s Advocate With Ashok Soota

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    Presented by Through a series of thought-provoking ‘how-to and how-not tos’, Ashok Soota, the Chairman of Happiest Minds Technologies, explains how startups can arrive at best strategies to succeed in different stages of their journey such as early stage, scaling up, pivoting, tackling competition and minimising risk Madhumita Prabhakar With the launch of Ashok Soota’s […]

    Zoho, Now Built From Rural India

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    Presented by At a day-long tete-a-tete during the launch of Zoho Desk at Tenkasi, its co-founder Sridhar Vembu uncovers the entrepreneur, the strategist, and the Buddhist in him. As soon as I set foot into Tenkasi, while acres of green, carpeted lands and chill winds jolt me for a brief, I soon begin enquiring with […]

    Creative Dialogue on Scaling Up

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    Cognizant Technology Solutions (Cognizant), a global IT services company has touched revenues of US $7.35 billion last fiscal, thanks to a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 30 per cent over the last six years. Vortex Engineering (Vortex), a solar ATM manufacturer is slated to touch revenues of US $7 million this fiscal, up from US $2 million last year. We thought it would be a good idea to get the senior management team at Vortex to indulge in a dialogue with Cognizant’s Vice Chairman, Lakshmi Narayanan, to get a tip or two to manage their company in the scaling up phase

    The Aha! Moment

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    R. Gopalakrishnan, director, Tata Sons, the promoter company of various Tata Group companies, shares with us anecdotes and lessons learnt from his 45-year-long career as a professional manager. He believes these stories will enable managers to reminisce about aha! moments from their own lives or careers and more importantly, learn from these recollections.

    The Wise Leader

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    Narayanan Vaghul, former chairman, ICICI Bank, draws ideas from American Generals during World War II, the life of Mahatma Gandhi and even Sachin Tendulkar’s cricketing career to explain, in simple terms, the finer nuances of becoming a successful business leader

    Sundaram Mutual Launches Sundaram Services Fund

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    Sundaram Mutual Launches India’s First Services Mutual Fund – Sundaram Services Fund August 29, 2018, MUMBAI: Sundaram Mutual, one of India’s most respected and leading retail-focused mutual funds ranked amongst top ten in its folio concentration in the mutual fund industry, has launched Sundaram Services Fund, an open-ended equity scheme investing in Indian Services Sector. […]

    #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 […]

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