Entrepreneurship in India

India was second among all countries altogether Entrepreneurship Activity according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Report of 2002. Yet, following quite a long while of information, India seems to have a TEA level somewhat near to the world normal.

Posted by Positron on March 26, 2016

Need of an exit strategy

When you put resources into an untested startup, you could be tying up your cash for some time. Another business could blaze through your whole speculation before opening its doors, then take years before it wins a strong income stream. There are enough individuals who have longed for beginning an organization, yet they never made the first stride. You require bravery, and the attitude of an entrepreneur, to try things out in the ocean of new companies. You can get to read so many successful and inspirational entrepreneur stories but behind the curtains there will be double the shattered dream stories which no one shares.

Posted by Positron on March 10, 2016

Famous Quotes By Successful Entrepreneurs

" Your work is going to fill a large part of your life,
and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do
what you believe is a great work. And the only
way to do great work is to love what you do"

- Steve Jobs

Posted by Positron on February 25, 2016

Successful food start-ups

Foodtech startups in India have been blooming since last year. They have taken focal point of the audience surpassing the spotlight from the Indian e-commerce space. Some of the notable food startups are:

Posted by Positron on February 16, 2016

Start-ups and Fund Raising

The important segment of startup is raising money and getting funded. There are many ways to raise the money for startups.

Posted by Positron on February 09, 2016

Google Launchpad in India

After testing its startup mentor programme in Israel, Google is now turning its focus on Indian startups. The organization has picked India to kick-begin its startup mentorship program Launchpad, flagging its developing enthusiasm for Indian new companies.

Posted by Positron on January 30, 2016

India's highest funded startups

The year 2014 was a record year for Indian startups when it comes to funding. Flipkart had a billion dollar funding round, which was coordinated twice over the exact following day by adversary Amazon, who gave more than a two-billion-dollar check to its Indian arm. Japan's Softbank then came into support Snapdeal with 66% of a billion dollars. Aside from ecommerce, it was the taxi applications Ola and TaxiForSure that were on a funding high in India to counter worldwide player Uber in spite of the fact that they all finished the year on a regulatory low. But there were other high-flyers like real estate portals and CommonFloor, classifieds portal Quikr, food guide Zomato, and messaging app Hike.

Posted by Positron on January 15, 2016

Startups of IITIANS

In India, One of the greatest achievements is 'being an IITian'. From our childhood, we are engrossed with this stereotype of being an IITian and which even becomes our life goal. But some people, not only achieved this goal but also went beyond this and done something which is really commendable. Some of the start-ups founded by the IIT, IIM students are listed below

Posted by Positron on January 09, 2016

Why India lags behind other Asian countries in entrepreneurship?

India lags behind other Asian countries in promoting entrepreneurship as out of the 20 economic entities in Asia, the country was ranked in the bottom quartile, a survey says. Entrepreneur, is an individual who proactively seeks to generate value through expansion of economic activity and who creatively responds to challenges and needs encountered in the process of accomplishing this outcome.

Posted by Positron on January 04, 2016

What are the Indian states doing to promote entrepreneurship?

Honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s historical Independence Day speech seems to have galvanised the nation into action, with his emphatic mentions of Skill India movement and the ‘Make in India’ statement inviting multinationals to leverage India for manufacturing. In the wake of these announcements that can have far reaching impact on the Indian ecosystem. Some states are more advanced in terms of their policy implementation due to various historical, political, law and infrastructural conditions. Some of the startup friendly states are listed below along with major initiatives.

Posted by Positron on December 29, 2015

Investment in Start ups

According to the Small Business Administration, approximately 500,000 new businesses are started every year in the United States. Because it can be difficult to obtain financing, small-business entrepreneurs often turn to friends, family or acquaintances for funding. If you find yourself with the opportunity to invest in a business startup, tread carefully.

Posted by Positron on December 21, 2015

Internet of things Start-ups

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a scenario in which objects, animals or people are provided with unique identifiers and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction. A thing, in the Internet of Things, can be a person with a heart monitor implant, a farm animal with a biochip transponder, or any other natural or man-made object that can be assigned an IP address and provided with the ability to transfer data over a network. So far, the Internet of Things has been most closely associated with machine-to-machine (M2M) communication in manufacturing and power, oil and gas utilities. Products built with M2M communication capabilities are often referred to as being smart. For instance, smart label, smart meter, smart grid sensor.

Posted by Positron on December 18, 2015

Make in India

India is on its way to become a Manufacturing Giant. The “Make in India” initiative is based on four pillars to boost entrepreneurship in India, not only in manufacturing but also in other sectors.

Posted by Positron on December 07, 2015

Must Read Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Being a young entrepreneur is all pointless fooling around until you understand that you're really more younger than everyone. Your insight may not be at the same level as those who've been in the business for a quarter century that panics you. No need to stress. The list below of books for young entrepreneurs is intended to help you develop both in life and in business with a specific end goal to turn into a fruitful entrepreneur. The given books that will give you fundamental information about being an entrepreneur additionally share exhortation on what happens while on the excursion to entrepreneurial achievement.

Posted by Positron on November 30, 2015

Startups of non IITIANS

In India, we were spoon fed from our childhood that we will have a bright future ONLY from an IIT. If you are not an IITian, you are going to struggle a lot. But breaking these stereotyped statements, some people proved that it is not in the name of so called IIT or IIM, it's in us to create magic and to sparkle our own future. Some of the startups which are founded by non iitians are listed below

Posted by Positron on November 11, 2015

Role of Rural Entrepeneurship in Indian

The cause of village industries was championed by Mahatma Gandhi and development of Khadi and village industries became integral part of our economic plans. Rural entrepreneurs are those who carry out entrepreneurial activities by establishing industrial and business units in the rural sector of the economy. It provides clinical remedies to many socio-economic ills prevalent in India. Village industries have a capacity to create more employment opportunities with low investment and shorter gestation period. The following features of the rural industries highlight their role in the Indian economy.

Posted by Positron on October 24, 2015

Startup Incubators

While the aspiration of a bootstrapped start-up is picking up fame today, most new businesses, regardless of how inventive they are, require some external help to develop from being a cell to a fully fledged body. Commonly this external help is done only by financing. That is the where the accelerators and incubators come into picture. Start-up incubators are a developing pattern and an extraordinary push to bolster first time business entrepreneurs across India. They are run by both public and private entities. They are often associated with Govt upheld Institute based, civic groups, start-up organizations and successful entrepreneurs. These differ from research and technology parks in their dedication to start-up and early-stage companies.

Posted by Positron on October 06, 2015

Start-Up and its Types

Steve Blank and Bob Dorf define a start-up as an "organization formed to search for a repeatable and scalable business model." In this case, the verb "search" is intended to differentiate large, i.e. highly valued, start-ups from small businesses, such as a restaurant operating in a mature market. The latter implements a well-known existing business strategy whereas a start-up explores an unknown or innovative business model in order to disrupt existing markets, as in the case of Amazon, Uber or Google.

Posted by Positron on September 23, 2015

Start-up village, Kerala

Startup Village is a not-for-profit business incubator based in Kochi, Kerala, India. Started in April 2012, the organisation's aim is to launch 1,000 technology start-ups over the next ten years and begin the quest for the next billion-dollar Indian company. It focuses primarily on student start-ups and telecom innovation. It is India's first incubator that is funded jointly by the public and private sector. As of 2015, Start-up Village is incubating around 500+ start-ups.

Posted by Positron on September 09, 2015

Waste Management Startups In India

Waste management is a set of activities that include collection , transport, treatment, monitoring and prevention of waste production through in-process modification, reuse and recycling. It is intended to reduce the effect of waste on health, the environment or aesthetics. Startups are not only confined to technical fields but also they are varied into other departments. The initiative was first done by Waste Management Inc. in 1971. It is mainly based in North America. The major services include the Waste, recyclables, yard debris, and hazardous materials collection, hauling, treatment and disposal, Dumpster rental, and security services. Today, not only abroad, but also India has several start-ups for waste management. Some of the startups are listed below

Posted by Positron on August 25, 2015

Successful Women Entrepreneurs

Women entrepreneurs represent a group of women who have broken away from beaten track and are exploring new ventures of economic participation. Women look at entrepreneurship from a different perspective depending upon their education. The women who have higher educational qualifications are looking at it as a challenge, ambition and doing something fruitful while other women with moderate qualifications cannot think of it beyond as a tool for earning money. It is up to women to break away from the stereotyped mindsets. In India there are various examples of role models of women entrepreneurship.

Posted by Positron on August 05, 2015