entrepreneurship

2 Day Certificate Program in Financial Modelling Using Excel for Entrepreneurs

By at January 22, 2014 | 10:28 am | 0 Comment

Do you feel worried when investors ask for your venture’s financial model? Want to prepare and analyse your business’s financial projections? Wish to manage your venture’s financials in a DO-IT-YOURSELF mode? If any of your answers is a YES, then you are welcome to attend our next training workshop on Financial Modelling using Excel for

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Starpreneur Siddharth Sharma interviewed Gaurav Munjal, CEO Flat.to

By at August 22, 2013 | 3:49 pm | 0 Comment

BUILDING SOMETHING CONCRETE There is not a second of the day that Gaurav Munjal  could find some time for thinking something else other than his work. He is always absorbed in his work. The founder and CEO of Flat.to (http://flat.to/), has been chasing his dream of owning a company right from his college days at Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies.  During

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Starpreneur Priyanka Thota interviewed Mr. Ashutosh Shringi

By at August 21, 2013 | 4:59 pm | 6 Comments

  Ashutosh Shringi -A journey of his life from nobody to Entrepreneur [caption id="attachment_3510" align="alignleft" width="288"] Ashutosh Shringi[/caption] Ashutosh Shringi, a college going student in his early twenties has undergone various hardships to gain his position now in the society and he is now the Co-founder and CEO of Plan Harbor after

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Starpreneur Mani Sharan interviewed Mr. Gnann Dheep ,Co-Founder of Entrepreneurs Mingle

By at August 21, 2013 | 4:12 pm | 0 Comment

 An Entrepreneur For Entrepreneurs......   Entrepreneurs-Mingle is platform for the entrepreneurs providing database of Entrepreneurs, building a social network for Entrepreneurs. Through this website they are providing Entrepreneurial news, articles and up-to date information about the Entrepreneurial world. Withinno time this will become an WIKIPEDIA for

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Starpreneur Ashutosh Shringi interviewed Mr. Paresh Gupta

By at August 21, 2013 | 4:00 pm | 1 Comments

Dream to make the largest finance career advisory group A Graduate of Sri Ram College and Chartered Accountant of 2002 batch; MBA from London School of Business and Finance and have over 10 years of experience with track-record in carbon management, energy sector, regulatory advisory, strategic advisory, financial modeling, takeovers, mergers and acquisitions,

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Art of not giving up

By at May 20, 2013 | 10:59 pm | 0 Comment

Art of not giving up Recently, I got a call from a college student who told me, “Sir, we worked on our website for two months, did not go home for summer break but now we do not know how to get customers. We feel like giving up...” Before I started analysing his business, I told him not to give up. Here are few things you can keep in mind when you are working on

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The Power of YES

By at May 6, 2013 | 3:08 pm | 0 Comment

The Power of YES When I was handling Mumbai Angels, a group of angel investors, I got several requests from entrepreneurs who are looking for funding. The process involved personal meetings with founders, studying business plans, analysing financial projections and looking at product demos. Based on their ideas and pitch, I often ended up saying NO to them, even before

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Startup skills for the entrepreneur in you

By at April 22, 2013 | 2:56 pm | 0 Comment

Startup skills for the entrepreneur in you Every year, in 1,000s of colleges, lakhs of students undergo millions of classes — engineering, MBA, commerce, science, law, etc. But what they learn in a course has to be complemented with what is out-of-course. Here are a few things that students can do to learn real-life skills and meet their entrepreneurial

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Finding the right mentor

By at January 15, 2013 | 3:58 pm | 0 Comment

Finding the right mentor Mentoring is like the Krishna-Arjuna relationship in Mahabharata, where the mentor and mentee are connected Krishna does not fight the war, but his guidance is what wins the war for Arjuna. Similarly, for an entrepreneur to succeed in his venture, it is important to find the right mentor. Here are a few suggestions for you: Why do you need

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Business expansion

By at November 19, 2012 | 9:12 am | 0 Comment

Business expansion There comes a stage in your business when you have to take a big leap. Growth happens when you decide its time! As an entrepreneur, make sure you have thought about following before going forward with expansion plans: New products Selling new products to existing customers is one way to grow. Apple has been successfully executing this strategy

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Cut the rope

By at September 26, 2012 | 8:32 am | 0 Comment

Cut the rope You cannot be an entrepreneur if you do not cut the ropes. If you are wondering what I am talking about, then watch the latest Batman movie, 'The Dark Knight Rises'. It is an engrossing story about how the hero overcomes his own fears to defeat the villain. For entrepreneurs, the battle is not outside, it is inside. A leap is what it takes In the

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Handling crises

By at August 14, 2012 | 12:27 pm | 0 Comment

Handling crises If there is no crisis, it is not business! As entrepreneurs, we come across crisis situations every day — it may be as extreme as your customer threatening to cancel an order which you have already invested crores in, and as trivial as your water-supplier not supplying the can! Crisis needs immediate resolution, and has tremendous impact on business

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A beneficial tie-up

By at February 24, 2012 | 11:30 am | 0 Comment

A beneficial tie-up Breaking news, top stories, gala award nights, 24*7 reporting and crowdsourcing of news have brought media to the boardrooms of large corporates as well as garages of small startups. Media delivery has gone hand in hand with media generation, with news happening and getting reported by the minute. Entrepreneurship has also taken a place of pride

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Entrepreneurship trends

By at December 6, 2011 | 5:35 pm | 0 Comment

Entrepreneurship trends The entrepreneurship wave is picking up momentum. Let us see what kind of trends are emerging in India: Focus on technology-enabled businesses: About 70-80 per cent of students I meet wish to start a tech business — website, mobile app or software development. The reasons include the ease in starting it, low capital requirements (compared

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Venture online

By at September 13, 2011 | 3:36 pm | 0 Comment

Venture online With more and more Indians having access to computers and internet, there are increasing opportunities to start an internet venture. While the costs of starting have come down, it is important to keep some of the basics in mind before plunging into internet entrepreneurship. 1. Who is my customer? There are over 10 crore Indians who have access to

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Is engineering degree enough for entrepreneurship?

By at September 12, 2011 | 9:38 am | 4 Comments

Is engineering degree enough for entrepreneurship? As a part of our business plan workshops for students, we come across several queries from young minds across the country – and the most common across engineering colleges is that whether as engineers, they can be good entrepreneurs. While there are several choices a fresh engineer has after the degree, including

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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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Meet Amit Grover Founder of NutureTalent.com: India’s First Institute for Startup

By at August 3, 2011 | 9:50 am | 0 Comment

Meet Amit Grover Founder of NutureTalent.com: India’s First Institute for Startup Socialwoot Ask: How the Career Journey Started? Or Who Inspired You to Start Business / Entrepreneurship? My journey as an entrepreneur started after I met almost a 1000 entrepreneurs. I was in Onida and handling the investment portfolio of my Chairman, Gulu Mirchandani. As a part

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Dare EWeek: Amit Speaks on “Sources of Finance For Entrepreneurs”

By at February 7, 2011 | 10:40 am | 0 Comment

This session was conducted online by DARE Magazine, details below: The audience at Amit Grover's session had plenty to learn today. His talk on funding was extremely informative and was an eye opener for many new start-ups who insisted on getting more out of Amit even after the session was over. Here are some of the highlights of the discussion. He started with

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Amit Grover – Founder, Nurture Talent Academy On Startup and Entrepreneurship

By at February 5, 2011 | 10:35 am | 0 Comment

CEans, We have an active discussion going on our CE-Forum about: Why aren’t engineers thinking about entrepreneurship? Presenting to you the story of an engineer from IIT Delhi who founded his Venture ‘Nurture Talent Academy’ on January 1, 2010 after doing his MBA from IIM Indore and working at a couple of companies. Here is Mr. Amit Grover sharing his

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