• STARTUPS
    Government plans idea exchanges, SAARC Summit for startups

    Union Minister of State (MoS) for Commerce and Industry, Nirmala Sitharaman Image: Nguyen Huy Kham/Reuters Almost a year and a half since Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Startup India initiative in January last year; his government has now started the Startup India Hub aimed at an empowering the startup space in the country. Union […]

  • Got an idea? Competition to award would-be entrepreneurs

    It was Eddie White’s marketing teacher at Franklin High School that got him thinking about a path to entrepreneurship. Now, the sophomore at Michigan State University wants to help others chase their dreams by bringing a competition to provide some funding and services for one local start-up. White has launched the first-ever Jolt Competition and […]

  • NEWS
    Merger with Idea doesn’t mean exit of Vodafone from India: CEO Vittorio Colao

    “This is not an exit. This is about creating a stronger asset…build the largest network in India and build the best management team through a combination of the two management teams,” Colao said. ​ RELATED COMPANIES EXPAND Idea Cellular -0.60 (-0.55%) Bharti Airtel 0.15 (0.04%) Airtel 0.15 (0.04%) Budget 2017: Budget 2017 is out: Read […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Why Hiring Non-Academics to Teach Entrepreneurship is a Bad Idea

    These days, hiring non-academic instructors to teach entrepreneurship in graduate and undergraduate programs is a common strategy of university deans. When research faculty fail to get tenure or retire, they are often replaced with people who don’t, and can’t, do research. This is a big strategic mistake. It contradicts much of what we know about […]

  • SUCCESS
    Why Hiring Non-Academics to Teach Entrepreneurship is a Bad Idea

    These days, hiring non-academic instructors to teach entrepreneurship in graduate and undergraduate programs is a common strategy of university deans. When research faculty fail to get tenure or retire, they are often replaced with people who don’t, and can’t, do research. This is a big strategic mistake. It contradicts much of what we know about […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Why Hiring Non-Academics to Teach Entrepreneurship is a Bad Idea

    These days, hiring non-academic instructors to teach entrepreneurship in graduate and undergraduate programs is a common strategy of university deans. When research faculty fail to get tenure or retire, they are often replaced with people who don’t, and can’t, do research. This is a big strategic mistake. It contradicts much of what we know about […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Is Sub Metering Your Water a Good Idea for Your Small Business?

    Smart electric meters have proven the Internet of Things (IoT) is valid, but now water meters are also getting smarter as submetering systems get installed around the country. Submetering has been around for several decades. The concept is the basis for individual meters for electricity. But as water resources get more expensive, owners of apartments, condominiums, mobile […]