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10 Tips for a stress-free entrepreneurship

Here are some advice from startup leaders to create time for yourself and relax a bit from those important, serious obligations and responsibilities which may bring stress.
Latur-based e-commerce entrepreneur

This Latur-based e-commerce entrepreneur wants to prove that small cities can produce big businesses

Entrepreneurship is tough enough, but imagine starting up in a small town with none of the ‘ecosystem support’ that a big-city entrepreneur takes for granted.

Four important facts while evaluating an offer for funding

If you build something that’s promising, you’ll find lots of potential investors and many doors will be open for you. But before taking big actions, it’s best to keep the following considerations in mind.

Bootstrapped and profitable, this Kota-based edtech startup is set to achieve 28cr turnover

Started with only four employees and 700 students, this Kota-based firm today has 220 employees and 6,465 students on board.
Renuka Aradhya

He begged on the streets once. Today, this entrepreneur has a turnover of 30...

His company today has a turnover of Rs 30 crore and employs 150 people. This by no means is the finishing line even though 50-year-old Renuka Aradhya started life’s race with a major handicap.
Things I learned from my first startup failure

7 Things I learned from my first startup failure

People say ‘Startup is like jumping off the cliff and then building a parachute before you hit the ground’. In our case, we did jump off the cliff but didn’t bring the tools to build the parachute.

Ratan Tata’s 10 rules for success

He's Ratan Tata and here are his Top 10 rules for success.

Is Oyo Rooms the startup equivalent of a Ponzi scheme?

Ritesh Agarwal, the CEO of Oyo Rooms, released a statement claiming that this 15X growth implied that the company has delivered 2.3 million booked room-night transactions in the first quarter of 2016 - this translates to more than 766,000 rooms a month.

3 Entrepreneurs who proved that entrepreneurship after 40s isn’t too late

Entrepreneurship is a journey and not a race. It doesn’t matter how young or how old an entrepreneur is; what matters is the ability to run a business smoothly, build a passionate team, judiciously handle investments, deliver value to the customers and sustain the momentum.

Life of an entrepreneur in 90 seconds – best motivational video for entrepreneurs

Sometimes it's what most don't see that makes a successful entrepreneur but in the end, your success will speak for itself.

The top 10 quotes every entrepreneur should live by

Here are the top 10 quotes every entrepreneur should live by. Learn from Steve Jobs, Oprah Winfrey, Tony Robbins, Ted Turner, Anita Roddick, Chris Gardner, Donald Trump, Isadore Sharp, and Trip Hawkins.

15 Financial terms every entrepreneur needs to know

A business owner doesn’t have to be a financial expert to be successful. However, it is important to know the basic financial terms that will come up in conversations with colleagues, potential clients and investors.

Meeting with Investors – Before, During and After

Meeting with investors is important and shouldn’t be taken lightly. However, if you prep right and show your passion for what you do, the rest can be worked on later.
Bangalore entrepreneurs hub

Why Bangalore is the perfect breeding ground for entrepreneurs

What better place than “Namma Bengaluru”, whose famously cosmopolitan culture, agreeable climate and a young, enthusiastic populace provides the perfect breeding ground for original businesses.

How Starbucks CEO transformed a small coffee bean store into a massively successful worldwide...

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is a true radical and visionary for leadership and business acumen. Here are five lessons we can take away from this leader.

25 Excellent pieces of advice that most budding entrepreneurs and startups ignore

Give yourself an edge with these 25 gems of sage advice that most people ignore.

From Uber to Zomato, tech startups struggle to sustain valuations

Many global internet companies are battling this downtrend. Uber, LinkedIn, Twitter, Airbnb, Snapchat, Dropbox, Cloudera and Palantir are some of the internet stars that have been devalued by 15-60% in the past year by some of their mutual fund investors

Lessons in leadership from The Minions

The Minions is supposed to be a children’s movie, all about fun and laughter, and not to read too much into it or between the lines. But, the movie offers surprisingly some deep lessons in leadership and entrepreneurship.

4 Qualities angel investors want to see in startups

In order to make the going a little easier for all those entrepreneurs seeking Angel investment, we have a few tips up our sleeve which we would like to share.

7 Ways you can finance your new startup

You might have an exceptional idea in mind but that idea is of no use if you’re not able to fund your idea and make it a reality. Here are 7 ways through which you can finance your startup.