Vivek Chakraverty

I am a writer with keen interest in the sciences, philosophy and of course startups. The sense of adventure ignited by a blank paper or screen excites me always.

Clean India with Banyan Nation

Banyan Nation took its inspiration from the Indian practice of downcycling plastics instead of recycling them. The problem posed by the high volume of non-recycled plastic gave Mani Vajipey some fodder to exercise his problem-solving acumen,...

Feel Good During Commutes With Feel Good Innovations

The troubles faced by commuters in India are many and varied. The perilous navigation through potholes; the ditches that need to be sidestepped; the congested spaces where one has to literally jostle for space; and the...

Construct it with Einsite!

In India, the construction industry has found a new way of operating. An industry which is used to considering five percent of the cost of the project as wastage is getting cost efficient, and it is...

Go Green and Autonomous With IOTomation Ecotech

There has been a concentrated effort to realize the dream of 90 smart cities in the last two years. This effort is part of the Indian government’s larger plan of creating smart cities. But this...

Picostone: Filling the Electrical Gap

Niket Sarvaiya and Virang Jhaveri are true innovators who are well-connected to the roots of our digital world. But they are also aware that there still persist many gaps in our connected digital worlds. Take switchboards...

Put Your Lights On: Illuminating Homes Across India with iLUMY

The ambitious plans of the Indian government Two years back in December 2015, the Indian government unveiled its ambitious plans with regards to renewable power just in time for the Paris Climate Change Summit. The government...

Cool Digital Marketing Strategies for Startups

The world of marketing currently is in a state of rapid flux. In fact, the pace of evolution of the marketing process has been scorching. Digital marketing is a natural ally of startups. But it should...

Things to Keep in Mind While Scaling Your Startup

There is an abundance of material on the internet providing all sorts of help and resources to founders for their big idea. They mainly deal with the starting-up side of a startup. But that being done,...

Startup Blunders to Avoid While Scaling Your Business

So you've met with initial success with your startup company or product. Customers and clients are eager to buy them and you are receiving a plethora of calls from customers or people who are interested in...

Validate Your Startup Idea in 6 Simple Steps

The process of validation is a crucial component of determining whether there really is any market for your product. It comes first in a long list of priorities in the initial phase, ahead of the team,...

10 Financial Tips for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs and startup founders deserve all the praise they get; their job is one of the hardest things to do, let alone do it right. These days, many job-holders abandon their offices due to the call...

Ed, Edd, and Eddie: Good Times in India for EdTech

India, with its vast population and talented workforce, has all the promise of being a captivating theater for EdTech. From Bill Gates to the Dalai Lama, the who’s who of the world stage want India...

Sales That Rock: Tips for Skyrocketing Startup Sales

In order to meet your sales needs, it is imperative that you adopt a proper sales plan. The sales plan outlines the 4 W's: who, where, why, when and also the how of having sales growth...

The Face-Off Between Incubators and Accelerators

Trying to forge a strong beginning for a startup is a hard and demanding task. In the quest for startup nirvana, startup founders find an invaluable ally in incubators and accelerators. In fact, it is no...

Fueling Success - Reasons Behind Runaway Success of Startups

Helping form the foundation of over 100 companies in the last two decades, the team at Idealab and its, founder Bill Gross, are no strangers to the startup story. Gross has failed a little, if not...

Enduring Advice: What Startup Founders Want To Tell You

Being an entrepreneur is a great challenge in itself, a challenge in which the fittest succeed. Despite the difficulties that will undoubtedly come your way, it is an interesting and ultimately rewarding experience. A good beginning...

7 Great Tips On Networking For Early Stage Startups

Irrespective of what sector a startup caters to, networking is one of the most important elements that contribute towards the growth of an enterprise. However that being said, the degree to which networking influences startup success...

5 ways Accelerators Can Help Startups

Funding has always been a bone of contention for the numerous startups out there. The overwhelming number of options open to people seeking to fund their startups makes one feel confused. But the number of options...

5 Great Things About Startups

Startups are the new rave among entrepreneurs. Almost everyone seems to want to found or be associated with one. Besides the glitz and glamor, working with and for startups is truly an enriching experience. As you...

CafeBiz- Startup Buzz Over Caffeine

Entrepreneurs especially startup founders in India have reasons to rejoice. At long last, their demands for a space to interact and enrich the startup ecosystem is being heeded to. Club CafeBiz belongs to a series of...

InMobi- An Inspiring Startup Success Story From India

The year 2007 saw Mohit Saxena, Naveen Tewari, Abhay Singhal and Amit Gupta joining forces and take the world of entrepreneurship by nothing short of a storm. The ten years that have elapsed since have been...

The Most Interesting Aspects of Startup Culture

Scarcely has a group of persons be considered so enigmatic as founders of startups. Indeed, startup founders are an interesting lot. The term “startup founder” itself conjures up a vision of an individual exhibiting passion, brilliance,...

The Indian Startup Era-Back To The Future

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10 Skills Startups Value in Employees

Working in a startup is nothing short of an adventure or rather a survivor game. You have all these factors weighing on your mind, in spite of which you must ponder on and emerge the winner,...