Category Archives: Expert Corner

Coming Soon – A gene editing startup backed by Bill Gates


A revolutionary gene therapy industry recently got world’s attention once again when the new of Editas Medicine – a startup company backed by Bill Gates and other well known ventures, among others and the first of its kind gene editing biotech organization to go to public soon floated across the glob.

Angel investors – Real angles for startup


I must say, I have seen many startups which could not sustain their momentum and failed to survive due to lack of timely funding and investments so far. Both funding and investments play vital role in business life span. For every newbie entrepreneur a burning question is how to raise the fund? or where to get more investments from? which, if remain unsolved, may result in business failure. So what should be done to avoid such situation? How funding can be raised? Confused?

OK. Let me pull the curtains up – the answer is “angel investors”. You may think, what the hell..? Now what’s this ‘angel investor’ means?

Deepak Parekh, Nandan Nilekani back IIM graduate’s idea for startups


Source: Economic Times


NEW DELHI: Top business leaders including Deepak Parekh and Nandan Nilekani have come together to back an innovative startups concept of an IIM graduate penning down 21 innovative ideas in form short stories all of which can be start-up business opportunities.

Only 10% of startups will be successful: TV Mohandas Pai


Source: Economic Times

Even as the startup ecosystem is thriving in the country, former Infosys director TV Mohandas Pai believes that only 10 per cent of the new-age companies would be successful while a majority of these would fail.

Still, startups are set emerge as a major job creator in the country if government evolves an enabling policy environment for these budding firms, say Pai.

4 survival tips for startups


I saw many people saying that – ‘Oh I could not save my new business’, ‘I failed to get enough momentum’, ‘I wish I could do some magic to survive my business.’ and bla, bla, bla… I wonder why people directly kick-start their business without any systematic homework. Today I want to share some really nice things with you. some simple, common survival tips for startups – which will certainly help your startups from getting ruined.

5 Benefits of Having a Website for Your Business

website for your business

website for your business

You might be aware of some businesses who are doing good revenue generation without having their own website. I know, too. But I often wonder how much better they could be doing if they took the time to invest in having a good website. And when I say “website,” I don’t mean an electronic version of that brochure they’ve been handing out for the past several years. I mean a web presence, which connect them to their audience.

Here are just a few benefits of having a usable website for your business. Let me know why you think it is (or isn’t) important for your business to have a website in today’s world.

Soft strategies for successful startup – Part 1

business strategy

For any business to flourish it’s important to set the tone right from Day 1.  It doesn’t matter if your organisation is an internationally successful company with thousands of employees or you are starting from your living room in a one (wo)man show, it’s very important that you develop the right way to grow your business.

The definition is quite fluid but can be defined an ever changing set of beliefs, values and attitude of the business and business strategy. Culture influences the day to day running and management of any organisation and its overall success and long term future.