Coach: Krishnan Ganesh, Serial Entrepreneur & Partner, Growth Story One of the most important things about scaling is what one wants to scale and when. Is it going to be the revenue, profitability, market share, growth rate or gross margin? Companies have never shut down because their valuations are low but have so because they’ve […]
Coach: Krish Subramanian, Co-Founder, ChargeBee Every product should be built for self-service and nowhere is this more important than on the website, as an entrepreneur has to gauge customer interest and engage accordingly Every customer should be assisted in the use of the product whether it is through free trials or other means Every entrepreneur […]
Coach: Ameera Shah, MD & CEO, Metropolis Healthcare Be careful about your commitments, especially if you are a young entrepreneur, because with some power comes great responsibility. Focus on your end goal, while also keeping a close eye on the journey along the way. Every entrepreneur plays a different role in each stage of the […]
Coach: Mohandas Pai, Chairman, Manipal Global Education Once startups have built a wonderful business, they have two choices; to sell their venture and make money, or build a sustainable business. If entrepreneurs want to build a business for the long term; they should focus immensely on taking care of their customers, keep their teams motivated […]
In Startup50 2016: 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 […]
In Startup50 2016: Badri Pillapakkam, the Director of Investments at Omidyar Network India, insists on building for the middle 60 per cent of the Indian population, which demands needs, not wants, and is utilitarian, not hedonistic Madhumita Prabhakar Some time ago, when the global impact investing firm, Omidyar Network, touched US $ 1billion in investments across […]
Once you’ve built a wonderful business and created a market for your product, you can choose one of the two paths; sell your business, or build a sustainable business. If you choose the latter, you must take care of your customer, create a good team, have a scale up plan, and respect capital.