• SUCCESS
    How These 5 Traits Set Women Up For Entrepreneurial Success

    BOSTON, MA – DECEMBER 08: Spanx founder Sara Blakely speaks onstage during the Massachusetts Conference for Women at Boston Convention & Exhibition Center on December 8, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Marla Aufmuth/Getty Images for Massachusetts Conference for Women) Women entrepreneurs are disrupting industries everywhere, from fashion to technology to finance. No matter what […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    7 Common Entrepreneurial Mistakes You Can Avoid

    The failure rate for startups over time is staggering, something that can be disheartening for people planning to start their own business. This means that learning a thing or two about what entrepreneurs that came before you learned from their challenges can help you avoid disastrous mistakes. This can be as vital as figuring out what you need to do before expanding sales, […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    ‘India has lowest entrepreneurial exit rate among factor-driven economies’

    AHMEDABAD, AUGUST 23:   India has the lowest entrepreneurial exit rate among factor-driven and BRICS countries surveyed by the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM), a global consortium researching on entrepreneurship. The GEM India Report says that only 2.3 per cent of adults reported discontinuation of their business in 2015-16, among factor-driven and BRICS countries. According to the […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    What Actually Promotes And Inhibits Entrepreneurial Growth?

    In my three decades of leadership of a software company, I have seen umpteenth number of start-ups popping up in marketplace and very few, really a handful, surviving to a reasonable plateau of growth and success.   In Silicon Valley, the rule of thumb is that out of ten start-ups, one will succeed. Entrepreneurs are mostly […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Entrepreneurial Quotes to Inspire and Inform You

    Going to a good conference can inspire and re-energize you.  That’s the way I feel after returning from the recent Inc 500 conference. I’d like to share some notable quotes and “sound bites” on the topic of customers, employees, operations and competition, that I heard from speakers and attendees at the conference.  Perhaps these quotes will inspire and energize you, too: Joanna […]

  • SUCCESS
    Tune In For Entrepreneurial Success on Startup School Radio

    SiriusXM listeners are about to get some business advice from the country’s leading entrepreneurs and more successful investors. Startup School Radio is a program designed to bring together the top minds in business and entrepreneurship in a weekly forum. The show will air weekly on Wednesdays beginning on March 11 at 10 a.m. PST live […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Structured higher education can spur entrepreneurial ambitions: NYU study

    Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint Bengaluru: Structured higher education, provided the environment is conducive, can spur entrepreneurial ambitions, according to research by New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. The study will be published in the May volume of the The Journal of Higher Education. While the education system is criticized for not […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    5 Learnings From Entrepreneurial Journey of Elon Musk

    Everybody has heard of Elon Musk. But if you haven’t and are aiming to venture out, you have landed on the right blog post. For people who are not aware about this visionary legend, here’s a summary of the man, on a path to saving humanity from excessive carbon emissions and asteroids. For the record, […]