From my several interactions with Founders, I’ve come to believe they think that there is a big barrier between Investors and themselves. Founders are often left finding the most appropriate way to get in touch with Investors. And I must admit, it is an uphill task to get a response from most Investor. Most lazy […]

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Peer-to-Peer Lending (P2P Lending) has been a buzzword in India since the first bunch of startups were founded in late-2015. Quite quickly that hype died down in early 2017. A whole bunch of P2P startups raised a bit of funding and with that rose the experimental phase for P2P in India. Soon on the heels […]

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I’m always fascinated by space exploration and advances in space technologies. Every once in a way, I like being reminded how far we’ve come with such technologies. It’s easy to forget that everything around us is a result of constant improvement over several decades. Google Maps has released a cool application of their Street View […]

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We all know that landing a rocket on any surface, be it Earth, Moon or even Mars, is tough. There’s a reason behind the phrase – “Rocket Science”. While there’s no such thing as rocket science, the actual event of landing a rocket (or a booster) has thousands of complexities from various disciplines e.g. physics, […]

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Every generation wants to ensure their next generation leads a comfortable life, usually not the one they led. Our quality of life over time has improved. My life is definitely better off compared to my parents’ lives while they were growing up. People in the old days would work “odd” jobs, do the lowly work […]

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I listen to more podcasts than I’d like to admit. From themes covering business, investments, health, fitness, economics, I listen to everything. The fact that I commute for 4 hours a day probably aides my podcast addiction. Over the course of the past year, I’ve experimented with quite a few podcasts. Whenever I come across […]

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They say Customer is King. What the saying really means is – Money is king. In the sense, whoever pays money for your product/service is king. It is common knowledge that the Indian consumer is “Price sensitive”. Meaning us Indians do not pay for squat. Discounts, sales and free products/services are an essential growth hack […]

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If there’s one resource that has increased my knowledge on a wide-range of topics specific to India, week after week, it has got to be this Podcast. The Seen and Unseen Podcast hosted by Amit Varma explores the hidden side to everything. What’s better? it covers all topics from an India perspective. There are very […]

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Every early stage startup goes through the rough phase of building path-breaking products and fund raising at the same time. Especially in the earliest stages, trying to juggle a startup, family and fund raising is tough. You don’t have too many people to help you sail through this phase. Most people don’t get it, aside […]

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