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Four ways to raise funds

By at August 29, 2011 | 10:22 pm | 2 Comments

Four ways to raise funds As a business takes shape from an idea to a venture, entrepreneurs face the biggest hurdle to growth – finance! 1. How much money does a business need? You can determine this based on the business plan. Money could be needed for creating a prototype, market expansion, team hiring, capital expenses or working capital — and the time

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100 days test for your business idea

By at August 16, 2011 | 12:39 pm | 0 Comment

100 days test for your business idea What is an entrepreneur without his or her idea? Among the several issues that an entrepreneur faces, the biggest challenge is to bring the idea to shape. So what does a person do once he has got an idea? 1. Write it down: An idea in your mind is a baby inside the mother’s womb. Nobody can touch it and understand its beauty

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Start early, move fast, be flexible

By at July 18, 2011 | 6:04 pm | 0 Comment

Start early, move fast, be flexible MUMBAI: What is the right age to become an entrepreneur and start your own business, I am frequently asked. I don’t have an answer! To me, entrepreneurship is like love — it happens when it has to. There are several myths around entrepreneurship, and people you have met may have suggested that you should get into business

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10 Startup lessons from the Bollywood movie “Band Baaja Baraat”

By at December 27, 2010 | 3:44 pm | 0 Comment

My young entrepreneur friends will really enjoy watching the movie “Band Baaja Baraat”, and there are 10 reasons to like it. First of all, I must confess I had a choice between Tees Maar Khan (TMK) and BBB, and I am happy I took right choice. The story is simple, a guy and a girl are young, ambitious and want to do something in life. Like every other love story in

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Fundamentals of Finance–Cost aspects

By at November 21, 2010 | 3:48 pm | 0 Comment

The first 100 days of a startup are known as a valley of death, that is the time when a company has the maximum risk of survival – and one of the biggest causes for the death of a startup is lack of cost planning. Cost control and management are the most important aspect of entrepreneurship. While we looked at revenue aspect in our last article, I will like to explain

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Basics of Finance for entrepreneurs

By at October 10, 2010 | 3:39 pm | 0 Comment

Finance is the holy grail for startup entrepreneurs. If you find it and manage it well, it can do wonders for your venture, but if you make few mistakes managing finance, it can break your back. It’s important to understand the basics of finance as an entrepreneur, without trying to become an expert like CA. My effort at Nurture Talent Academy has always been to

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Top Ten Ways for Entrepreneurs to Close a Deal

By at February 15, 2010 | 8:44 am | 1 Comments

I had written this article for YourStory, India's leading website covering entrepreneurs. As an entrepreneur, you have done all the hard work to start your venture, get a team around it, get customers to pay and investors are showing interest. But still there is that X-Factor which you need to close the deal - as they say, there is many a slip between the cup and the

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Business Plan workshop at Atharva College, Mumbai

By at February 9, 2010 | 3:07 pm | 0 Comment

As a part of the eweek organized by NEN, entrepreneurship cell of Atharva College, Mumbai, hosted a business plan workshop by yours truly. With more engineers than management students in attendance, it was a great experience, with questions flying from all corners. Questions ranged from silly ones like "How to make a public issue for starting a business?" (only Anil

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IIT Bombay E-cell selects Nurture Talent Academy as Training Partner

By at February 8, 2010 | 11:08 am | 0 Comment

IIT Bombay E-cell selected Nurture Talent as their Training partner for the entrepreneurship summit. I conducted a workshop for all entrepreneurs participating in Vulture's Nest and Eureka. It was a great experience, with lots of energy and talent among the participants. It was a pretty exciting week. The pre-event workshop on how to make a business plan and pitch to

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Find the Key to Success

By at January 13, 2010 | 4:21 am | 1 Comments

We have your business goals and ideas at the center of all our initiatives. Our course modules, expertise and everything else is startup driven and idea driven. We have spent years working in this early stage high growth niche to know what is required for an idea to succeed. We work with you and for you through our startup course to teach you all aspects of running a

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