• STARTUPS
    Smart ways to reform the startup ecosystem

    Union Budget 2019-20 had some bright spots. The enduring issue of angel tax for startups has been resolved to a large extent, perhaps completely. There are encouraging plans to get India skilled in the realm of artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and virtual reality (VR). And the critical gap in research to achieve the well-intentioned goals in the […]

  • MOTIVATION
    The Neuroscience of Motivation: Why We Do What We Do [Infographics]

    What creates passion, loyalty, drive, peak performance and even love for one’s organization? Motivation. And what creates motivation? Well, it’s not a quick answer. In this blog, you’ll learn how to unpack the motivators beneath human behavior, to understand why we do what we do, and how to offer alternative behaviors that feel even better than the behaviors a person […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Motivation Is The Only Tool To Tackle Money Matters

    The fact is true that money matters need a calculative approach, wise financial decisions and patient attitude. However, these qualities can never stay for long in your nature if you are not feeling motivated. Right? You discontinue doing things in which you do not feel inspired and energised. Even if that continues, that is because […]

  • MOTIVATION
    There’s no such thing as motivation

    I’m not highly motivated. I don’t have amazing willpower or self-control. I don’t get up at 6 am to read, meditate, drink a green smoothie, and run 10 kilometres. That’s because I don’t believe in motivation. Instead, I’ve built systems and habits that remove my internal drive from the equation. So, whether or not I feel […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Maximising Personal Branding for Entrepreneurs

    Donna has more than 25 years of experience in investigating what makes brands successful. She has a passion for entrepreneurs, has extensive experience in helping start-ups and growth stage businesses to succeed and is an entrepreneur herself. She highlights a key finding from Seed Academy’s The Real State of Entrepreneurship Surve that marketing and getting customers is […]

  • STARTUPS
    Sajan Pillai to set up US $75 million VC fund for startups

    Thiruvananthapuram: Sajan Pillai, former CEO of Kerala-based IT major UST Global, has announced plans to set up a $75 million venture capital fund to help startups. Pillai, who retired from the company early this year, said he will utilise his time now to help startups, with special focus on Kerala. “Startups here are faced with issues of […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Bootstrapping? 2 Funding Sources Entrepreneurs Overlook

    One of the biggest challenges every entrepreneur faces is finding the capital to fund his or her vision. If you’re one of the lucky few to land a major VC investment, congratulations! You’re part of the mere .05 percent of startups that have successfully navigated the venture capital route. For the vast majority of startup founders, however, […]