How to Avoid Missed Opportunities in Startup Investment

When social networking company Snap went public recently, legendary angel investor Chris Sacca tweeted an email from Snap’s founder Brian Murphy asking to meet with him when the company was first getting started.  Sacca pointed out that he never responded to the message. Similarly, Brian Chesky, founder of Airbnb, wrote in a blog post recently that he was turned down by […]

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Tendulkar, Sindhu call off proposed investment in health-tech startup CallHealth

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar and India’s top female shuttler PV Sindhu have called off their proposed investment in Hyderabad-based healthcare services aggregator CallHealth Services Pvt. Ltd. “As a startup, we engage with like-minded individuals and institutions to partner with us in our journey. In this instance with Mr Tendulkar, the investment conversation did not fructify. […]

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People on Twitter are furious at this startup that aims to replace mom-and-pop stores with vending machines

A new startup launched by two former Google employees aims to replace the corner store – but city dwellers on Twitter don’t seem too happy about that. Called Bodega , after New Yorkers’ preferred term for the local convenience store, the idea behind the startup is to place interactive pantry boxes full of non-perishable goods in convenient spots, […]

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Tech Startup Market Hot Again?

We’ve gotten used to hearing bad economic news, to the point that most of us just tune it out now. After all, you can only take so much bad news without it wearing you down. But could the good times be back again? Judging from reports about Y Combinator’s recent Demo Day, it may be boom […]

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8 Sources of Startup Funding: Have You Checked Them All?

Running your own business is a great way to experience career flexibility and financial independence. While it’s an idea that has crossed nearly everyone’s mind at one point or another, very few actually capitalize on such thoughts. There are a number of common barriers that are inherent to the startup process itself, but none are […]

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Tech Startup Culture Gaining Momentum in Pune, India

Made in India startups are definitely gaining ground, and among them Made in Pune holds an increasingly important place. To further illustrate the success of Pune-based startups, we shall address a select few as a collective, while we hope for many more. Sapience Analytics Let us begin our discussion with Sapience Analytics, creator of an […]

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