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7 Lessons from Ramayana for every entrepreneur

Ramayana is not just a story, but an educational medium used by the ancient sages to espouse the importance of doing your dharma (duty).

How Indian startups of today can become successful brands of tomorrow

Branding in India still finds itself in the nascent stage, largely confined to visual identification and communication, despite several incidents proving its importance in the Indian market.

Q&A with Samar Singla, founder of Jugnoo

Where other transportation aggregation services struggled to aggregate 3 wheelers, Jugnoo made it possible. Many failed to gain traction in tier-II and tier-III cities, Jugnoo has given a new perspective towards user acquisition.

5 Reasons to start a business in your 20s and 30s

If you’re in your 20s or 30s, and thought of entrepreneurship has entered your mind, don’t write it off as a pipe dream. Dig into some research, explore your ideas and make the most of your youth by pouring your energy into a business.

Lenskart: Growing a category by improving access

Innovations like home check-ups and trials have helped Lenskart disturb the eyewear business.

Flipkart journey: How a modest online bookstore became a multibillion-dollar e-commerce platform

Flipkart is among the first batch of India’s biggest startups to have achieved a billion-dollar valuation today. Its success story has inspired many entrepreneurs to start their own startups.

While on a hunt for a co-working space in India, this entrepreneur ended up...

When Shesh Rao Paplikar was hunting for office-space for a New York startup , where he worked as the chief technology officer, he sensed the need of a proper, functioning co-working space in India.

How funding works – Splitting the equity pie with investors

The basic idea behind equity is the splitting of a pie. When you start something, your pie is really small. You have a 100% of a really small, bite-size pie. When you take outside investment and your company grows, your pie becomes bigger.

Top 3 challenges faced by budding entrepreneurs

In this article, we highlighted the most common small business challenges that budding entrepreneurs experience. We will also give you helpful entrepreneur tips for success along the way.

Startup Success: Pitch Your Business Idea Like a Pro

Everyone has ideas; it is the implementation which makes the difference. So when working upon making an idea a reality apart from working on the basic business plan, you need to pitch your idea to an investor.

Fundraising 101: Checklist for Entrepreneurs

When raising funds for your entrepreneurial ventures, just follow this easy checklist to ensure you never forget the important steps again.

10 Inspirational quotes that will help entrepreneurs handle criticism

To help you go easily through rough times, here you can find 10 awesome inspirational quotes that will help you to handle even the toughest critiques.

How to form the right startup team

Here are some of the things to consider when it comes to choosing the right startup team for your business.

The true value of Indian unicorns: Investment game

Investments in start-ups come attached with downside protection clauses, which are like a put option written by existing investors in favour of new investors.

‘Why trash it, when you can cash it’, say these engineering students from Dehradun

Indians are known for their keen business sense, and for making money even out of small things. Mohneesh and his friend Ashish, both Computer Science students at DIT started a portal that helps people sell their scrap without waiting for the dealer

Kishore Biyani, CEO Future Group, reboots for the digital era

As the lines between offline and online retail blur, India's retail king is tweaking his strategy to stay ahead of the competition.

Inspiring stories of Indian women entrepreneur: How they stood against the society and worked...

As these women are succeeding in their ventures, they are also making it clear to the society that hard work, determination, ambition and leadership are not the traits limited only to men

Things to do to grow your business

Here are some great tips on how to make your business flourish to greater heights.

Failure – an inevitable part of success

Taking failure as a learning experience isn’t an easy task, but in order to succeed, you must know what failure is...

Indian Startup Story – Why are Most Startups Feeling the Heat? What’s Next for...

It is well documented now that the Great Indian Startup journey is going through a bumpy ride at the moment. Is it the end of the ‘Gold Rush’?